Notes & Reviews:
BBC Music Magazine
A five-Act version of Verdi's opera, in the standard Italian translation, conducted with energy and boasting superior soloists. Carlo Bergonzi is especially fine in the title role.
[Tebaldi] gives a magnificent account of Tu che la vanita. Bumbry and Bergonzi both sing splendidly, and after some rather gritty singing early on Fischer-Dieskau rises fittingly to Rodrigo's great death-scene. The recording is one of Decca's best