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The Mapleson Cylinders - Program Notes

- Libretti
- Verdi: AIDA [Includes RealAudio Selections]
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Act II. Scene 2: Triumphal Scene finale: "[a] me l'oblio, le lacrime... gloria all' Egitto!" ... to end of act

Johanna Gadski (s), Aida

Louise Homer (a), Amneris

Emilio De Marchi (t), Radamès

Giuseppe Campanari (b), Amonasro

Marcel Journet (bs), Ramfis

Adolph Mühlmann (b), King

Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra--

Luigi Mancinelli

January 31, 1903

[Probably Glackens 103: "closing scene Gotter--Ternina" crossed out, described as "Another Aida--procession with papier-mache animals and fruits. Very loud and clear." This cylinder was found at the Mapleson Music Library in February 1982, in a Columbia container with a crossed-out snake for Götterdämmerung with Ternina, Jean De Reszke, and Damrosch conducting, and Mapleson notation: "Closing Scene." Glackens gives no date, but the speed roughly matches the cylinders firmly ascribed to this performance.]

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