This one is going way back. Way way back. Lovers of music from another era will get a kick out of this podcast. I gave up with pronunciation, and provide only a quick intro for these 6 arias all recorded in the early part of the 20th century. Enjoy these 100-year-old sounds.
02:10 Edward Johnson - Si fui soldato (Giordano/Andrea Chenier)
05:08 Edward Johnson - Ah Manon mi tradisce (Puccini/Manon Lescaut)
07:20 Marie Louise Edvina - Que te fait (Massenet/Thais)
09:41 Marie Louise Edvina - L'amour est une vertu rare (Massenet/Thais)
11:49 Jeanne Gordon - Amour viens aider (Saint-Saens/Samson et Dalila)
15:26 Jeanne Gordon - Re dell' abisso (Verdi/Ballo in Maschera)
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