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Carlisle Floyd (1926-)

Information about the composer Carlisle Floyd and his operas.



Floyd's third and most popular opera tells the story of the impact of gossip and prejudice on a girl in the mid West in the 1950s.

Recommended recordings on CD

Nagano/Studer/Hadley (Virgin Classics VCD5 45039-2)

VCD5 45039-2

Lyon Opera Chorus, Lyon Opera Orchestra, conducted by Kent Nagano, 1994.

Cast: Cheryl Studer (Susannah), Jerry Hadley (Sam), Samuel Ramey (Blitch).

Virgin Classics VCD5 45039-2

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