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Music morning: Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti made beautiful music together

The great "La Stupenda" of opera, Joan Sutherland passed away Monday. The Post's Anne Midgette wrote that "audiences seldom tired of her glorious floods of sound, supported by spot-on intonation, musicianship and breath support."

She died at the age of 83, one day before what would have been the 75th birthday of her protege and longtime partner, the late Luciano Pavarotti. Tim Page wrote in Pavarotti's obituary two years ago, "Connoisseurs acclaimed Pavarotti for his voice of surpassing sweetness, full and vibrant throughout its range."

Listen to the two opera giants on their first tour together in Australia in 1965:

By Melissa Bell  | October 12, 2010; 8:35 AM ET
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