Push to Rescue Met Recordings

microphone.gifBy DANIEL J. WAKIN [NY Times, 16 December 2005]
In a Metropolitan Opera House studio jumbled with tapes and 16-inch lacquer discs one day last week, nine of the most famous high C’s ever sung shot out from the throat of Luciano Pavarotti. It was the recording of a live, broadcast performance of Donizetti’s “Fille du RÈgiment,” at the Met on Jan. 6, 1973.