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      Arias from the Age of Bel Canto

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      Enjoy a Bel Canto spectacular with Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Placido Domingo, Maria Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano and Leopold Simoneau in selections from operas by Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti.

      Playlist:

      Donizetti: L’elisir D’amore, “Una Furtiva Lagrima”
      Leopold Simoneau with the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin
      Conducted by Paul Strauss
      Recorded in Berlin in 1957
      DGG 457 752-2

      Bellini: I Puritani, “Quartet”
      Maria Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano, Nicola Rossi- Lemeni
      Carlo Forti with the Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
      Conducted by Tulio Serafin
      Recorded in Milan in 1955
      EMI CDC 7 47308 2

      Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor, “Fra poco a me ricovero”
      Placido Domingo with the Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera
      Conducted by James Levine
      Recorded in Tokyo in 1988
      DGG 427 686-2

      Rossini: Semiramide, “Serbami Ognor si Fido”
      Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne
      The London Symphony Orchestra
      Conducted by Richard Bonynge
      London in 1969
      LP: LONDON OS 26086

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