FRANZ VON SUPPÉ (1819-1895): Boccaccio.
Catalogue Number: 03P104
Label: Warner Classics
Description: This 1974 recording of what the notes point out is really a comic opera (no waltzes, several big ensembles and choruses, only the title character stands out from a rather large cast of characters) is still the only one of the work's original form as premiered in 1879. 2 CDs. No libretto. Hermann Prey (baritone), Anneliese Rothenberger, Edda Moser (sopranos), Adolf Dallapozza (tenor), Kurt Böhme, Walter Berry (basses), Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Bavarian Symphony Orchestra; Willi Boskovsky. Original 1975 EMI Electrola release.