The most dramatic of Puccini's three 1-act operas in a famous recording of 1956 starring Tito Gobbi, plus bonus Puccini arias, reissued by Regis in 2008.
Tito Gobbi (Michele), Giancinto Prandelli (Luigi), Margaret Mas (Giorgetta), Miriam Pirazzini (La Frugola), Piero De Palma (Il Tinca), Plinio Clabassi (Il Talpa), Renato Ercolani (Venditore di canzonette), Piero De Palma & Silvia Bertona (Due amanti) with the Chorus & Orchestra of the Opera House, Rome, conducted by Giacinto Prandelli.
Il Tabarro - complete
Tosca - Act I Love Duet & Vissi d'arte - Richard Tucker (tenor) & Ljuba Welitsch (soprano) with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra conducted by Vincenzo Bellezza
La Boheme - Donde lieta usci (Mimi’s Farewell) -Magda Olivero (soprano) with the Orchestra of RAI, Turin, conducted by Alfredo Simonetto
Manon Lescaut - In quelle trine morbide & Sola, perduta, abbandonata -Magda Olivero (soprano) with the Orchestra of RAI, Turin, conducted by Alfredo Simonetto
Gianni Schicchi - O mio babbino caro - Bidú Sayão (soprano) with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra conducted by Pietro Cimara