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Composer of the Week: Puccini


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With Donald Macleod. 3: Torre del Lago Puccini settled at Torre del Lago with his mistress, and all his operas were composed there, from La Boheme onwards, with the exception of Turandot. El'Uccellino (Ninna-Nanna) Placido Domingo (tenor), Julius Rudel (piano) La Bohème, Act 2 Soloists including Monserrat Caballe (soprano), Placido
Domingo (tenor) and Ruggero Raimondi (bass), John Alldis Choir , Wandsworth
School Boys' Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Tre sbirri (Te Deum) (Tosca, Act 1) Renato Ercolani (tenor), Tito Gobbi (baritone),
Paris Opera Chorus, Paris Conservatoire Concert Society Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
Tosca, Act 2 (excerpt) Maria Callas
(soprano), Carlo Bergonzi and Renato Ercolani (tenors), Tito Gobbi (baritone),
Conservatoire Concert Society Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Tenor: Julius Rudel
Tenor: Ruggero Raimondi
Bass: John Alldis Choir
Conductor: Georg Solti
Tenor: Renato Ercolani
Tenor: Tito Gobbi
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Soprano: Maria Callas
Soprano: Carlo Bergonzi
Soprano: Renato Ercolani
Tenors: Tito Gobbi
Conductor: Georges Pretre

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Composer of the Week: Puccini

BBC Radio 3, 7 May 2003 9.00

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