Verdi*, Tebaldi*, Bergonzi*, Simionato*, MacNeil*, Vienna Philharmonic*, Von Karajan* ‎– Aida Highlights

Label:
Decca ‎– SXL 2242, Decca ‎– SXL.2242
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Stereo
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Tracklist

Act I
A1 Se Quel Guerrier Io Fossi ... Celeste Aida
A2 Su! Del Nilo ... Ritorna Vincitor
Act II
A3 Gloria All 'Egitto (Triumphal Scene)
Act III
A4 Oh Patria Mia
B1 Ciel! Mio Padre! ... Rivedrai Le Foreste Imbalsamate
Act IV
B2 Già I Sacerdoti Adunansi ... Ah! Tu Dei Vivere!
B3 La Fatale Pietra Sovra Me Si Chiuse ...

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Credits

Notes

This is the first UK version for this cat#

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

SLEEVE:
- Front laminated
- 'Half-moon' flipbacks (aka scalloped)
- 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 2242 on sleeve
- SXL.2242 on labels

VERSIONS WITH THE SAME CAT#:
- ED1 label (this version)
- ED2 label
- ED4 label

OTHER INFORMATION:
- Highlights from the complete recording on SXL 2167/9
- Recorded 2 - 15 September 1959 in the Sofiensaal, Vienna
- Labelography code: ED1
- Corresponding mono issue has cat# LXT 5597

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-4795-3L IC BC ET 1 [IC crossed out]
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-4796-1E I ET 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side A): ZAL.4795
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side B): ZAL.4796
  • Rights Society: B.I.E.M.
  • Other (Tax code on labels): E/T

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