Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Verdi  
 Composition    Rigoletto (Act III)  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1944.05.25  
 Location  Madison Square Garden  
 Session  Broadcast  

Vocal Soloist
 Soloist    Role    Range  
 Warren    Rigoletto    Baritone  
 Milanov    Gilda    Soprano  
 Peerce    Duke    Tenor  
 Merriman    Maddalena    Mezzo-Soprano  
 Moscona    Sparafucile    Bass  

Red Cross Concert.

All City High School Chorus and Glee Clubs/ Peter Wilhousky, director

Most natural balance and best dynamics on MD. SD highs filtered and slight reverb.

MM CD and LP identical.

GS has been no-noised to death. Uneven balance.

VICS natural balance but slight reverb and weak bass.

FM heavily filtered highs.

Gram Reverb and somewhat compressed.  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    LM-6041    Verdi and Toscanini    LP  
 Movimento Musica    011.008    Toscanini: Verdi Overtures    CD  
 Movimento Musica    01.002    Toscanini: Verdi Overtures    LP  
 RCA    60276-2-RG    AT Collection Vol 62    CD  
 RCA    VICS-1314(e)    Toscanini: Verdi    LP  
 Franklin Mint    TOSC 5    Opera Scenes & Arias    LP  
 Grammofono 2000    AB 7835,36    Toscanini: The Complete Madison Sqare Garden Concert    CD