Puccini: Tosca / Price, Karajan Cd & Blu-ray Audio

Album cover art for upc 028948314867
Label: DECCA
Catalog: 4831486
Format: CD + BLU RAY

Leontyne Price (Tosca), Giuseppe di Stefano (Cavaradossi), Giuseppe Taddei (Scarpia), Fernando Corena (Il Sagristano), Carlo Cava (Angelotti), Piero De Palma (Spoletta), Leonardo Monreale (Sciarrone), Herbert Weiss (Un pastore), Alfredo Mariotti (Un carceriere) Wiener Staatsopernchor & Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Deluxe hard-back edition with original cover. Edition includes libretto, and synopsis both with English, German and French translations. Presented on 2CDs + High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-ray disc containing the complete opera in 24-bit audio. Re-mastered in ultra-high quality 96kHz/24-bit audio from original analogue sources by former Decca Engineer Paschal Byrne. Includes an essay by William Weaver on the historical background and the genesis and premier of the work, comparing aspects of Sardou’s play with Puccini’s opera; PLUS a note from producer John Culshaw on recording Tosca, and a retrospective essay by Warwick Thompson

Price: $43.98