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Re: The Decca Mefistofele with Giuseppe Di Stefano
If I remember correctly from reviews of the 1973 I read in American record magazaines at the tiime, Di Stefano started to not show up for sessions (similar to his problem at the Metropolitan Opera a couple of years earlier) and it was decided to replace him. So Del Monaco was brought on board to re-record the sections involving Faust. This could be incorrect, but it is what I remember.
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