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Niun mi tema
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"O dolci mani! ... L'ora! Son pronto!"
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Vesti la giubba (The Untouchables)
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O giovinetto! Grazia, grazia!
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Non piangere Liù

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Mario del Monaco

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The stentorian dramatic tenor of Mario del Monaco was heard throughout the world during the 1950s and 1960s. While often berated by critics for his unsubtle vocal production, del Monaco was a favorite of audiences who appreciated his power and sincerity of approach while tackling the heaviest roles in the Italian tenor repertory. A contract with Decca (London in the United States) produced a long series of recordings, many of them in partnership with Renata Tebaldi, and most of ... Read more

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