Frances Alda

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    Il trovatore: "Misere"Frances Alda
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    La Boheme: Mo chiamano MimiFrances Alda
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    Ah Dunque: LoreleyFrances Alda
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    Gavotte: ManonFrances Alda
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    Elle A Fui: Les Contes D'HoffmanFrances Alda

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        Frances Alda was one of the main lyric sopranos of her day, with a voice that could also encompass the occasional spinto role, such as Boito's Margharita and Verdi's Desdemona, though her top notes were rarely completely secure. She came from a musical family and started her stage career as a light opera performer when she was 18, but soon realized, encouraged by her aunt Frances Savile (herself an opera singer), that serious opera would provide better career opportunities. She ... Read more

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