Puccini*, Tebaldi*, Bergonzi*, Bastianini*, Siepi*, Corena*, Serafin* ‎– La Boheme Highlights

Label:
Decca ‎– SXL 2248, Decca ‎– SXL.2248
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Repress
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Tracklist

Act 1
A1.a Non Sono In Vena
A1.b Che Gelida Manina
A1.c Si, Mi Chiamano Mimi
A1.d Momus, Momus!
A1.e O, Soave Fanciulla
Act 2
A2.a Finale: La Commedia È Stupenda!
A2.b Quando Me'n Vo
Act 3
B1.a Finale: Addio! Che Vai?
B1.b Donde Lieta Uscì
B1.c Addio, Dolce Svegliare
Act 4
B2.a In Un Coupè?
B2.b O Mimi, Tu Più Non Torni
B3 Vecchia Zimarra: Finale
B4 Sono Andati?

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Notes

Repress from 1963.
The original version has a sleeve with scalloped (aka 'half-moon') flipbacks.
The original version was released in 1960.

LABELS:
- Black/silver 'grooved wideband' labels
- "ORIGINAL RECORDING BY" at 11 o'clock
- "Made in England" at bottom
- "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1960"
- "N" above cat#
- "B.I.E.M." in a box on both sides
- Tax code "M/T"
- Matrix numbers printed upside-down

SLEEVE:
- Front laminated
- Straight two-way flipbacks
- Boxed Decca logos on front and back
- Large "STEREO" on front
- Thin spine with no text on it
- "© The Decca Record Co. Ltd. London, 1960."
- "Printed in England. St. James Press, London, S.E.1."
- "Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited"
- Unsigned sleeve notes in English on back

CATALOG NUMBERS:
- SXL 2248 on sleeve
- SXL.2248 on labels

OTHER INFORMATION:
- Highlights from the complete recording on SXL 2170/1
- Recorded 1 - 9 August 1959 in Rome
- Labelography code: ED1
- Corresponding mono issue has cat# LXT 5608
- Sub tracks are not banded on vinyl
- Track listing taken from labels. Track title spelling is slightly inconsistent between labels and back sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-4907-2G C 2 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-4908-3G K MT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side A): ZAL.4907
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side B): ZAL.4908
  • Rights Society: B.I.E.M.
  • Other (Tax code on labels): M/T
  • Other (On labels): N

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