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Italo Montemezzi (1875-1952)

Information about the composer Italo Montemezzi and his operas.


L'amore dei tre re (The Love of Three Kings)

A classical tragedy with expressive music and luscious orchestration, it deserves wider recognition as one of the finest Italian operas of the twentieth century.

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Santi/Siepi/Elvira (Red Seal 74321 50166-2)

74321 50166-2

A magnificent recording with no weak links in the cast, and good sound.

Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nello Santi.

Cast: Cesare Siepi (Archibaldo), Pablo Elvira (Manfredo), Plácido Domingo (Avito), Anna Moffo (Fiora).

Red Seal 74321 50166-2

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