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The sixth in a series of podcasts featuring 78rpm records

Titta Ruffo (1877-1953), baritone
Carmen (Bizet): Con voi ber, affe mi fia caro (Toreador Song)(sung in Italian)
HMV DB 406 (reissue of 052249) recorded 1908

Richard Tauber (1891-1948), tenor
The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach) - The Legend of Kleinsach (sung in German)
Parlophone-Odeon PXD 1033 recorded 19 June 1928

Elisabeth Schumann (1885-1952), soprano
Der Vogelhändler (Zeller) - Wie mein Ahnl zwanzig Jahr! (sung in English)
HMV E552 recorded 17th February 1930

Theodore Chaliapine (1873-1938), bass
Faust (Gonoud) - Vous qui faites l'endormie
HMV DB1437 recorded 1931

12 MB 16m 13s

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