Cesare Siepi;  Leo Taubman  -  1956 Salzburg Recital      (Archipel 0346)
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Cesare Siepi;  Leo Taubman  -  1956 Salzburg Recital      (Archipel 0346)
V1101. CESARE SIEPI, w.Leo Taubmann (Pf.): Songs by Mozart, Schumann & Ravel; Arias from Barbiere, L’Italiana in Algeri, Mefistofele, I Vespri Siciliani, Simon Boccanegra & Salvator Rosa - Live Performance, 1956, Salzburg; Arias from La Sonnambula, La Boheme & Forza – recorded 1955, Decca. (Germany) Archipel 0346. Lond out-of-print, Final Sealed Copy! - 4035122403466

CRITIC REVIEW:

"Nature would appear to dictate, that in general, tenors are short and portly, baritones are of medium height and stocky, and basses tall and rather spare. In the case of Cesare Siepi he was not only very tall but remarkably good-looking and possessed of a magnificent physique. He was the epitome of the rakish Don Giovanni that became one of his greatest roles, and never less than impressive in the dignified and sometime dominating characters allotted to the operatic bass."

- Alan Bilgora