Eight Ways To Sing a Faust Aria

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In this episode of The Vocal Scene from 1996, George Jellinek offers a study in comparison: Eight different tenors sing a famous aria from Gounod’s Faust.

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Gounod: Faust: "Salut, demuere chaste et pure"

  1. Cesar Vezzani
  2. Georges Thill
  3. Helga Roswaenge
  4. Jussi Bjoerling
  5. Beniamino Gigli
  6. Placido Domingo
  7. Richard Leech
  8. Ivan Kozlovsky

Ballet music excerpts       
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner