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Subject: Re: Sopranos
From: Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:02:39 -0500

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P.S. My personal favorite among British sopranos is Maggie
Teyte. Her recording of the "Perichole" aria, if it were the only
recording she ever made, would give her a special place in my
affections. But she made tons, and they are among the most
extraordinary examples of personality in music that I've ever


On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> American - Maria Meneghini Callas
> British - Based on recordings, Eva Turner - Based on career and
> importance, Mary Garden.
> If you want to consider Callas as Greek, there is no clear
> "best" or "greatest". Ponselle, L. Price and Steber all
> qualify. My personal favorite is Steber Incredible technique
> and versatility.
> Bob

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