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CD92759 MANON (audio only) Modena 1962 - FRENI, GARAVENTA, BRUSON /

CD92759 MANON (audio only) Modena 1962 - FRENI, GARAVENTA, BRUSON /
CD92759 MANON (audio only) Modena 1962 - FRENI, GARAVENTA, BRUSON /
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CD92759 MANON (audio only) Modena 1962 - FRENI, GARAVENTA, BRUSON /

MANON (audio only) Modena 1962 - FRENI, GARAVENTA, BRUSON / MAAG

Dear friends.

all conjectures are acute and even convincing, but Garaventa made his debut as a tenor in 1965. Bets wishes Domenico

--- In OperaShare@yahoogroups.com, "koloalso" wrote: (...) > > There have been disputes about the date of this performance, but > after looking through both Freni's and Bruson's career dates, and also noting Freni's physical appearance in the video (so like the early 60s London aria recital cover photograph) and her still very > rudimentary acting skills, not to mention the black and white RAI > film format, very much in the style of their films of the 1950s, > that I think only the 1962 date is plausible, and it could be even > earlier. By 1966 Freni was a major international star. She had > trimmed down a certain "pudginess" visible here by the time of her > 1965 Met debut. Possibly it was broadcast in 1966, but I cannot > believe the film was made as late as that. Perhaps someone has access to the archives of the Teatro Communale in Modena and can give a firm date. > > Jules Massenet > MANON > (sung in Italian) > > Manon - Mirella Freni > Des Grieux - Ottavio Garaventa > Lescaut - Renato Bruson > Il Conte de Grieux - Federico Davia > Guillot - Mario Carlin > Bretigny - Andrea Mineo > Una fante - Carla Lodesani > > Orchestra e Coro dei Tearri Emiliani Associati > maestro del coro: Giampaolo Dondi > conducted by > PETER MAAG > > Teatro Communale, Modena > RAI Registrazione del 1962 > > The audio files were extracted from the video as wav files, the > level brought up somewhat with Goldwave; burned cds were then > ripped at VBR-0 224-320 kbps with cue sheets.



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