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Lucia di Lammermoor: "Tombe degli avi miei"
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La Favorita: "Una vergin un angel di Dio"
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L'Elisir d'amore, "Una furtiva lagrima": Una furtiva lagrima

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Born in a ten-year period, Rossini, Donizetti, and their younger compatriot Vincenzo Bellini virtually define the period in opera known as "bel canto" where the production of beautiful vocal tones is the ideal. Even when gripped in madness and deepest despair, the heroes and heroines of these operas manage to turn out smoothly sung lyrical phrases and sparkling vocal display. Fans of the voice per se delight in this music. Other opera fans, who want the emotion of the story to h... Read more

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