Bellini, Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Mozart, Strauss, Massenet, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Leh‡r

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COMPOSERS: Bellini,Donizetti,Lehar,Massenet,Meyerbeer,Mozart,Offenbach,Rossini,Strauss,Verdi
LABELS: DG
ALBUM TITLE: Beverly Sills: The Great Recordings
WORKS: Arias (various)
PERFORMER: Beverly Sill
CATALOGUE NO: 474 9472

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An enjoyable collection of bel canto standards by America’s ‘alternative prima donna’ of the1960s and ’70s. Sills mostly starred at the New York City Opera rather than the Metropolitan, but though she didn’t record until late on, at her best she ranks alongside Joan Sutherland. Michael Scott Rohan