Srry. I should have specified that they are all 12" discs.
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From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Rigoletto puzzle
> Steven Smolian wrote:
>> I just acquired a puzzle version of Rigoletto. It's acoustical, on
>> Columbia D-16346 through D-16362, 33 sides. The final side is one from
>> L-1168, "Have You News of My Boy Jack?" sung by Thorpe Bates.
>> The Rigoletto matrix numbers are in the no prefix 17467--74780 range-
>> not checked them all yet.
>> None of the sides bear any data in the dead wax. It is in Italian. The
>> performers are identified only by their roles in the opera, not by
>> The complete acoustical Columbia Ferraris/Taccani/Formichi version is 32
>> sides and is on English Columbia D-17732-17747. I do not know the
>> Can anyone identify the performers on this set?
> A possibility; matrix and (Columbia) issue numbers unknown:
> There was a 1917 set (of sorts) under Sabajno with three Rigolettos
> (Danise, Badini, unidentified), three Gildas (Borghi-Zerni, Simzis,
> unidentified), Broccardi (Duke), Bettoni (Sparafucile) and Pezzati
> (Monterone). It was issued on La Voce del Padrone, 9 12" discs, S 5544/8,
> 5552/4, 5558/64 (even numbers only), & 8 10" discs, R 5543, 5549/57,
> 5561/3 (odd numbers only). [side 9, Badini/Simzis, "Deh non parlare"; s
> 21, Badini/Pezzati, "La-ra, la-ra"; s 23, Simzis/Badini, "Mio padre!"; s
> 29, Broccardi/Pezzati/Badini/Simzis, "Bella figlia dell'amore"; s 33,
> Badini/Fernandez/Broccardi, "Della vendetta alfin"; s 34, Simzis/Badini,
> "Lassu in ciel"]
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