Puccini: Arias from Manon Lescaut, La bohème, Madam Butterfly, La rondine etc

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COMPOSERS: Puccini
LABELS: Apex
WORKS: Arias from Manon Lescaut, La bohème, Madam Butterfly, La rondine etc
PERFORMER: Te Kanawa, Vignoles (piano); Orchestra of Lyon National Opera/Nagano
CATALOGUE NO: Apex 2564 67391-4 Reissue (1997)

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The creamy tone was beginning to curdle when Te Kanawa recorded this selection of arias. But there are flashes of the old glory. Christopher Cook