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A rare recording by Aline Vallandri of the waltz from Gounod's Mireille.

Mireille - Valse
Company Pathé Frères Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 688 (3½" diameter)
Category Soprano
Title Mireille - Valse
Performed by Aline Vallandri
Circa 1906
Announcement "Mireille - Valse, chantée par Vallandri de l'opéra comique, chez Pathé Frères."

("Mireille - Waltz, sung by Vallandri of the comic opera, at Pathé Frères.")


Enjoy this rare recording (here, on an uncommon Pathé 3½"-format cylinder, learn more) by the French soprano Aline Vallandri reprising her debut performance in the title role of Mireille from Charles Gounod's famous 5-act opera.

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To learn more about Gounod and Mireille, see a history of Mireille - courtesy of Wikipedia.


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