ROSINA BUCKMAN; MADAM BUTTERFLY (Puccini)
Transcribed digitally using state-of-the-art noise reduction techniques from what was the first complete opera recorded in English, the recording features famous New Zealand soprano Rosina Buckman in her acclaimed role as Butterfly, with full cast including Welsh tenor Tudor Davies as Pinkerton and orchestra conducted by Eugène Goossens.
The complete opera is published as a double CD set with substantial documentary notes by Roger Flury and Peter Downes.The historic 1924 recording of the complete opera, digitally remastered and enhanced.
Rosina Buckman, Nellie Walker, Bessie Jones, Tudor Davies, Frederick Ranalow, Sydney Coltham, Edward Halland. The Royal Albert Hall Orchestra/Eugène Goossens
Double CD set CD SLD-96/97