From A Recording Made At

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From a recording made at the Vatican exactly 91 years ago, on April 11th, 1904, we'll hear a performance by "The Last Castrato," Alessandro Moreschi (moh-RES-kee), a member of the Sistine Chapel Choir. He sings "Preghiera" (prayg-YAIR-ah—"Supplication") by Paolo Tosti with an unidentified pianist. (Pearl Opal CD 9823)



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