Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Puccini  
 Composition    Manon Lescaut (Intermezzo, Act III complete)  
 Ensemble  La Scala Orchestra  
 Date  1946.05.11  
 Location  Teatro alla Scala  
 Session  Live  

Vocal Soloist
 Soloist    Role    Range  
 Favero    Manon    Soprano  
 Malipiero    Des Grieux      
 Nessi    Lamplighter      
 Stabile    Lescaut    Baritone  
 Forti    Sergente      

Concert to Inaugurate the Re-Built Theater.

Beautifully playted.

From a very noisy source. SRO filtered and muddy, Naxos plenty of acetate noise and some what piercing at times but more natural balance overall.

19:16 vs.  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 Naxos    8.110821-22    Toscanini: Reopening of La Scala 1946    CD  
 Standing Room Only    SRO-802-3    Toscanini at La Scala 1946-1948    CD