Verdi: Simon Boccanegra - Taddei, Cavalli, Labò, Clabassi, Mastromei; Previtali. Buenos Aires, 1961
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- This performance of Simon Boccanegra makes an excellent case for the unique merits of this score.
- In the title role Giuseppe Taddei sings with imposing elegance.
- The revelation, however, is the Amelia of Floriana Cavalli. Cavalli's gleaming soprano soars over the orchestra without every losing the purity of her remarkable instrument.
- Flaviano Labò brings sensual elegance to the role of Gabriele.
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