Great Recordings of Great Sopranos

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Verdi: Rigoletto
1.  Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
The list author says:
  "Joan Sutherland. A priceless recording of a priceless opera."
£15.84   Used & New from: £11.86
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
2.  Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia by Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
The list author says:
  "Victoria de los Angeles. A sparkling Barbiere, De los Angeles at her considerable best."
£43.16   Used & New from: £6.79
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
3.  Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The list author says:
  "Irmgard Seefried. A wonderfully Viennese performance, with a brilliant cast."
£31.20   Used & New from: £3.43
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Puccini: Tosca
4.  Puccini: Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
The list author says:
  "Maria Callas. Absolutely superlative in every respect."
£41.84   Used & New from: £6.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail
5.  Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The list author says:
  "Anneliese Rothenberger. A fine quintet of soloists, all in good form."
Used & New from: £10.00
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Flotow: Martha
6.  Flotow: Martha by Friedrich von Flotow
The list author says:
  "Lucia Popp. A very musical performance of a sublime opera."
Used & New from: £3.75
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Lehár: Die lustige Witwe
7.  Lehár: Die lustige Witwe by Franz Lehar
The list author says:
  "Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. What a recording! Vehemently recommended."
£29.99   Used & New from: £8.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Die Fledermaus
8.  Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II
The list author says:
  "Rita Streich. A peerless voice and performance."
£32.44   Used & New from: £6.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Dido and Aeneas (Jones, the Mermaid Singers and Orchestra)
9.  Dido and Aeneas (Jones, the Mermaid Singers and Orchestra) by Thomas Hemsley
The list author says:
  "Kirsten Flagstad. Yes, she was a bit large scale for this music, but very good anyway."
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.54
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Verdi: Falstaff
10.  Verdi: Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
The list author says:
  "Anna Moffo. Still the finest version available."
£22.05   Used & New from: £4.15
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
11.  Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The list author says:
  "Gundula Janowitz. This performance is so good that I don't know why anyone would bother looking anywhere else."
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Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
12.  Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck
The list author says:
  "Elisabeth Grummer. Supremely wonderful."
£31.77   Used & New from: £11.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Verdi: Don Carlo
13.  Verdi: Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi
The list author says:
  "Montserrat Caballe. An essential recording of what is for many Verdi's greatest achievment"
Used & New from: £6.79
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Hunyadi Laszlo
14.  Hunyadi Laszlo by Erkel
The list author says:
  "Sylvia Sass. A Hungarian gem which deserves to be musch better known here."
£72.95   Used & New from: £40.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Auber: Fra Diavolo
15.  Auber: Fra Diavolo by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber
The list author says:
  "Mady Mesple. Not deep, but great fun."
£11.70   Used & New from: £6.99
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