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The 21st in a series of podcasts featuring 78rpm records

Don Paquale (Donizetti): 'Pronto lo son'
Marcella Sembrich (soprano) & Antonio Scotti (baritone)
HMV VB29  (054074) Victor recording, 14th March 1906

Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): 'Chi mi frena' (Sextet)
Enrico Caruso (tenor), Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano), Minnie Egener (contralto), Giuseppe De Luca (baritone), Marcel Journet (bass), Angelo Bada (tenor).
HMV DQ100 (2-054067) Victor recording, 1917

Il Trovatore (Verdi): 'Miserere, d'un'alma già vicina' (Miserere)
Rosa Ponselle (soprano) & Giovanni Martinelli (tenor) with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Giulio Setti.
HMV DB1199 Victor recording, 1928

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner): 'Selig, wie die Sonne' (Quintet)
Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), Lauritz Melchior (tenor), Friedrich Schorr (baritone), Gladys Parr (contralto), Ben Williams (tenor) with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Barbirolli
HMV D2002 recorded 16th May 1931

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