Menotti: The Saint of Bleecker Street

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COMPOSERS: Menotti
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: The Saint of Bleecker Street
PERFORMER: Ruggiero, Poleri; Studio Orchestra and chorus/Schippers
CATALOGUE NO: 8.111360-61 (1955/57)

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Lurid slice of religiose Manhattan verismo, powerfully sung and played – with The Unicorn, a sly madrigalian fable, providing a delightful contrast. Anthony Burton