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    Baile De Mascaras: Acto I: Escena 1. Obertura (feat. Marian Anderson)Metropolitan Opera
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    Toccata From L'OrfeoMetropolitan Opera
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    Waltz Suite From Der RosenkavalierMetropolitan Opera
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    Letter Song "Ich Soll Ihn Niemals" from Die KathrinMetropolitan Opera
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    Vilja Lied And Waltz From The Merry WidowMetropolitan Opera

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        Though the first season of the Metropolitan Opera came in 1883-1884, efforts to found the New York-based company began in 1880, led by the Morgan and Vanderbilt families. Its first season was launched with Henry Abbey as company manager and Auguste Vianesi as music director and conductor. Vianesi's tenure was short-lived. The opera's board appointed its secretary, Edmund Stanton, to contract singers appropriate for German opera, which he ably did. He also engaged Wagner prot+¬g+... Read more

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