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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off
Until 24th August 2020, we're offering up to 60% off over 4,500 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.
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Jussi Björling (tenor)
Royal Swedish Opera
2 CDs($21.75) $17.25
Stockholm (1940) - Sung in Swedish
Jussi Björling (Rodolfo), Hjördis Schymberg (Mimi), Karl Richter (Schaunard), Sven Herdenberg (Marcello), Leon Björker (Colline), Jussi Björling (Roméo), Hjördis Schymberg (Juliette)
Stockholm Royal Opera Orchestra, Royal Swedish Orchestra, Nils Grevillius
Licia Albanese (Manon Lescaut), Jussi Björling (Des Grieux), Robert Merrill (Lescaut), Franco Calabrese (Geronte/Un sergente degli arcieri), Mario Carlin (Edmondo/Il maestro di ballo/Lampionaio), Anna Maria Rota (Una voce sola), Plinio Clabassi (L'oste/Un comandante di Marina)
Rome Opera House...
With Bjoerling as Des Grieux giving one of this very finest performances on disc and with Robert Merrill in glorious voice as Lescaut, the Romanian conductor Jonel Perlea conducts one of the... — More…
Jussi Bjorling (Manrico), Zinka Milanov (Leonora), Leonard Warren (Il Conte di Luna), Fedora Barbieri (Azucena), Nicola Moscona (Ferrando), Margaret Roggero (Ines), Paul Franke (Ruiz), George Cehanovsky (Un vecchio zingaro), Nathaniel Sprinzena (Un messo)
RCA Victor Orchestra, Robert Shaw Chorale,...
among the very finest recorded versions. The transfers by Mark Obert-Thorn bring out the full beauty and character of all four principals very vividly...Bjorling is, as ever, superb in his heroic... — More…
Robert Merrill (Rigoletto), Roberta Peters (Gilda), Jussi Björling (Il Duca), Anna Maria Rota (Maddalena), Giorgio Tozzi (Sparafucile)
Rome Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Jonel Perlea
[On the original release in 1956] under Perlea, the orchestral playing is firm and dramatic, well balanced with the voice. The music is well paced. Björling’s tone is a constant pleasure. He... — More…