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Donnizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Bruscantini, Scotto, Kraus, Taddei; Bruno Rigacci; Florence

Album Summary

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
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Notes & Reviews:

This Myto release of Gaetano Donizetti's repertoire staple opera 'Lucia di Lammermoor' with its famed "mad scene" features, among others, a stellar trio of singers at or near their respective vocal primes in Renata Scotto, Alfredo Kraus and Sesto Bruscantini. This live recording from July, 1963 finds distinguished conductor Bruno Rigacci, a musician with over 100 operas in his repertoire, directing the proceedings.

American Record Guide, November/December 2014
This Florence performance was given in 1963. She had a good high Eflat in those days. Kraus is his usual elegant self, particularly impressive in the long-breathed phrases of his final arias. Bruscantini is a lightweight Enrico. he's good with the words, simpler and more natural than Scotto. Washington is an adequate Raimondo. The sound is listenable - you get used to it and manage to hear the important details.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: 07/23/1963.


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Works Details

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Conductor: Bruno Rigacci
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835