Callas, Maria

Maria Callas Remastered - Verdi: Aïda [1955]

2 CD 5-inch
22 Sep 2014

Barcode: 0825646340972

Composer: Verdi
Other participants: Richard Tucker, Fedora Barbieri, Tito Gobbi / Chorus & Orchestra of La Scala Milan, Tullio Serafin

One of the legendary moments in Callas’ career came in 1950 in Mexico City, when she interpolated a stupendous top E flat at the end of the Triumphal Scene in Act II of Aida. In this recording under Serafin she abided by the score, but still prompted Gramophone to speak of her ‘fascinating art and prodigious personality’, observing the way she was ‘rapt in imaginative intensity in the significance of the words’.

Tracklisting

Aida, Act 4: "O terra addio" (Aida, Radamès, Chorus, Amneris)  - Maria Callas, Richard Tucker, Fedora Barbieri, Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Tullio Serafin 


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