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By Pietro Mascagni

VIDEO: Giulietta Simionato, Angelo Lo Forese, Morelli conducting; B & W, 1961; VAI 69084

AUDIO: There have been many exciting and different interpretations of this piece; every one that can be ranked among the best is unique in some way or other [G.R.]

A) EMI: Beniamino Gigli, Lina Bruna Rasa, Mascagni conducting; Gigli, the leading Turiddu of his generation, under the direction of the composer himself; 1940, fair sound, mono [G.R.]

B) EMI: Giuseppe Di Stefano, Maria Callas, Serafin conducting; mono

C) --LP only?; rare "live" perf. on limited-edition labels: Giulietta Simionato, Giuseppe Di Stefano

D) RCA: Jussi Bjoerling, Zinka Milanov, Cellini conducting; vintage Milanov (1953), mono [G.R.]

E) EMI: Franco Corelli, Victoria De Los Angeles, Santini conducting; stereo

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