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Top Customer Reviews: Puccini: La bohème ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
5 / 5
Takes an eccentric English gentleman with vast experience of, and obvious passion partorisca a music, an American orchestra has prepared partorisca go for him, the refined, Rodolfo classical, and the lovely, softly sung, creamy toned, a lot affecting Mimi.... Ossia As it says the highly priced, has has wanted to a lot of record of Puccini masterpiece, and am pleased partorisca the have in EMI partorisca be ensured a CDs in fact derive master tapes of an original register. In spite of reading that Gentleman Thomas Beecham is directing is quite slow, the speeds are not in fact slow, for example, in general timings is less than a later studio dips directed for Herbert von Karajan. More than entity that global timings is phrasing - for example, Beecham achieves quite brisk, sure orchestration , animated to accompany an early Law A Bohemians; to an end to Do One, the times are wider (but not retarding), more relaxed, that leaves a music of amour to breathe.

The Boheme Is roughly life, amour, passion, and finally a loss of these things, like this tragic reasons Mimi dies like this young. Ossia One of some better versions of a work that deserves to be listened in several interpretations with different principals. Also it has some of a celery and passion of the alive action, which is the good thing . Quality of his, although pleasant, is brilliant and clear, with excellent balance among voice and orchestra. Defenders of Jussi Bjoerling to good sure will love this register. Latterly Luciano Pavarotti has possessed enough a function of Rodolfo, and enough correctly like this, but Bjoerling dips in the action adds, singing with passion and abandon, although his alive 1948 Metropolitan Work the action is included better. Victoria de los Angeles is memorable likes Mimi, his pertinent, action very emotional is the refreshing alternative to this of some Mimis the one who in spite of suffering the decrease in the health always directs to sing brassily and in full throttle right to an end. Another mould, comprising Robert Merrill Marcello warm and Lucine Amado the amiably sung (any shouted) Musetta, gives pertinent support. A recommended version of the Boheme, perhaps any first election, but these things are so much down to personal flavour. It is the register will return to with liking. A EMI the neighbour comprises libretto and translation as well as the bit of background to a register and some thoughts in Beecham seen on, and working report with Puccini.

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5 / 5
Element to the equal that has described. Any detrimental subject to inform, these would have been informed, otherwise satisfactory'
5 / 5
SOURCE:
the studio that the records done in a House of Work of Rome, June 15-30, 1961. In a @@@1950s, beginning with 'Rigoletto,' RCA has dipped was to register one of the Italian entity rule repertory works with 'American moulds,' that is with own moulds of a Metropolitan Work at the same time. The relatively short time, the result clears that it study Americans, the orchestras and the hearts were simply more expensive that his equivalent in Europe. This register is essentially the gala-level Metropolitan mould this has looked less expensive Rome.

Producing original: Richard Mohr.

SOUND:
This register is an example of a glorious work done for RCA engineers in an early @@@1960s for some 'Living Stereo' serious of registers. ( It have to that be remarked that a term 'RCA' has been totally expunged of this Sony king-@@subject.) An original register has been done on tape with three clues. In this edition, some the original tapes were revisited with current crew, electronic jointing has substituted one hand-held original razorblade run, and a music has been extended in of the additional clues for a profit of audiophiles the one who endows in such better-that-real falsehoods. A simple fact is that this register has touched astonishingly well his day and of the still sounds well in ours, without (or perhaps in spite of) any help of current engineers. It is necessary resists that a sound in some elepé the original was more pleasing to an ear that that of any version of SUBSEQUENT CD, but ossia the subject of flavour and personal test more than objective truth.

The auditors would owe that be conscious that this register has been done when producing is exited of his way to establish complex, moving soundscapes to reproduce some touches to move of an action of real phase.

Engineer of original register: Lewis Layton.

Has LAUNCHED:
MIMI, the young woman the one who bolt spends next to a quartet resupplied of artists Anna Moffo (soprano)
RODOLFO, the poet whose delay of alcohol in of the castles in an air while his organism huddles before some llamas of his manuscripts in of the llamas - Richard Tucker (tenor)
MUSETTA, the a lot of self-the young woman ensured the one who has an out of-and-on report with the painter - Mary Coast (soprano)
MARCELLO, the painter with the and/the powerful yen for Musetta - Robert Merrill (baritone)
SCHAUNARD, the musician the one who is not to be trusted with birds - Philip Maero (baritone)
COLLINA, the philosopher the one who possesses the discharge concealed has not bent never before that hypocrisy - Giorgio Tozzi (record)
BENOIT, the Parisian owner plagued with four deadbeats - Fernando Corena (record)
PARPIGNOL, the memorable vendor callejero of toys - Adelio Zagonara (tenor)
ALCINDORO, the state alderman and an admirer of Musetta the one who takes taken in some expensive cross-fire - Giorgio Onesti (record)
SERGEANT - Adelio Zagonara (record)
CUSTOMSHOUSE OFFICIAL - Flavio Tosin (record)

MANAGER:
Erich Leinsdorf with an Orchestra of Work of Rome and Corazón

DOCUMENTATION:
- No libretto. (A booklet that accompanies this neighbour resupplies the allocution of web in that an electronic libretto to beat obtained. In common with each another such libretto the offers there is not founding never, an allocution of the web has not done.)
- A brief and quite stodgy test in a work for Francis Robinson, dating of 1961 and probably uploaded for an offering of elepé original.
- A brief rodeo of a plot for law.
- A cast of clue with timings that fails to identify a flange of people--with some exceptions of Musetta Waltz, of course. (For some absolutely incomprehensible reason, 'Ehi! Rodolfo!' It is given his own 40-according to clue among soyi call Mimi' and 'Or sweet fanciulla.')
- An exercise takes in patting his own behind offered for John Newton, in that boasts in a wonderful a sound of this edition.

COMMENTARY:
has a lot of fine register of Puccini is 'The Bohème.' For purely of idiosyncratic reasons, my preferred own is a pre-version of Second world-wide War with Benjamín Gigli. A lot they swear for a Karajan register of studio with Pavarotti and Brakes, while another resists that some classical Beecham-Björling-Of the Angeles the version of a @@@1950s is unbeatable. They are fond of a callas- has Given version of studio of Stefano--with Moffo likes Musetta, as well as a sooner of Tebaldi two versions of studio, a one with Prandelli. As the one who am concerned, this version with his sleep of New York launches certainly belonging in this august undertaken. It is clear that no the small number of same auditors rows he first.

Anna Moffo (1932-2006) was an American and one of some singers some plus of entity of his generation. It was the actora of flange end and the woman to add attractiveness, once included when be appointed one of some ten more good-looking women in Italy. Are known more-for a lyric-coloratura functions, although later in his career takes on some of some separates some dramatic plus. Do his Italian of operatic start in 1956. Later that year his American start was in a function of Mimi in a Lyric Work in Chicago. It achieves a phase of a Metropolitan Work with Violetta in 1959. In 1999, a Praise has given the Gala to celebrate his forty years with this house. In this register, is Mimi convincingly young and vulnerable and in his much more in a half last of a work.

Richard Tucker (1913-1975), been born Steal Ticker. Previously the resultant a star of work, has has achieved already the distinguished career like the Chazan in New York-zone of New Jersey. In 1944, Edward Johnson, then boss of a Metropolitan Work, has been taken to see slope of the services in the synagogue. Johnson, to that the like that it saw and Tucker have listened , has offered the agreement has fulfilled. Immediately, Tucker is resulted effectively a tenor of house in a Praise. On a lot his career, considers like premiere American tenor (and perhaps even more). A lot then and included now resist in consideration very big. In another hand, a lot then could any one this in spite of can not give sustain a man for his all-has sung and hyper-emotionalism. On its own name, I love a type and I gladly will take his emotional committment to his functions in a technically-polished but fresco and comparatively languid singing like this often listened today. During his career of continuous operatic stardom be active like the singer, doing appearances of guest in synagogues during the United States. Following his death, his services of funerals have been taken a phase of a House of Metropolitan Work.

Robert Merrill (1917?-2004), born Moishe Miller. Do his operatic start in 1944 with which years to sing fence mitzvahs, pairs and in a radio like the crooner. It achieves a House of Metropolitan Work in 1945. For years after, he and Leonard Warren graced a phase has fulfilled likes two American baritones utmost. There is an extraordinarily good-looking voice and was perhaps more endowed in comedy that read, where Warren was supreme. Merrill Was the natural singer more than the particularly brilliant or ready one. In him a lot-advance of the functions, this in spite of, as Marcello in 'The Bohème,' can be astonishingly effective--and so much is here in this register.

Giorgio Tozzi (1913- ) is been born in a zone of Chicago. It takes punctual vocal formation with an utmost Rose Raisa. His start in work is coming with Benjamin Britten is 'Rape of Lucretia'--but on Broadway. He in the first place looked in phases of work in Italy in 1953 and has sung in a Praise for a first time in 1955. His career in this house lasted until 1975. You are a low main American, felizmente singing virtually all some bass of work of entity.

Mary Coast (1930- ) is the native of Knoxville. It is known-more besides a world of work like the personal election of Walt Disney in 1952 for a voice of his Beauty to Sleep. Shortly before a premiere of Disney film, done his operatic start in 'A Bartered has promised.' Any along with which conceal, Leonard Bernstein found his 'perfect' for his 'Cándidas' main the visits of EUA and the season in Londra. Do his start with a Work of San Francisco in 1959 and is remained the main soprano with this company in fact a lot of years. I have seen his in several functions on some years and has been impressed every time. Although regularly it sings a main rule soprano run and his well, is identified with functions in a flange of a regulate repertory in of the such works as 'Wozzeck,' 'Vanessa' and 'A Rake' Progresses.' It is both the fine singer and the actora fines. Of 2003-2006, it is the Presidential appointee to a National Joint in some Arts. And like this shows of register, is born to portray Musetta.

Erich Leinsdorf, A famous disciplinarian, looks an unlikely election for 'The Bohème,' but he confounds expectations to offer the warm, included Italianate action.

In a whole, ossia the fine register of 'The Bohème.' Offered lush his and the launched east shows clearly so only the one who a estaca-Age of Money of the War of American work was all roughly.

Five solid stars.
4 / 5
Both revises here is not in a register of the bohème directed for Santini. As some stars do not apply . The amazon apparently does not check if the descriptions are pertinent.
Has listened is registering several times and I love it. Tenor Tagliavini With his half voice sometimes - reason do the modern singers do not use never this technician of flange anymore? - It is a finer voice thinkable for this work. Soprano Rosanna Carteri is Mimi sensitive, bariton Giuseppe Taddei is the fine Marcello and the bass have ceased Fence sings like this strong as never. So only a Musetta of a mine ignored Elvina Ramella a lot of convice me.
A sound of one 1952 imitates the register is a lot well in a Warner Fonit focus (I has any idea in focuses it one has offered here the registers look like this there is not any picture of a box).
Ossia The Bohème the cherish next to some famous register of Beecham (Los Angeles/Björling), Serafin (Tebaldi/Bergonzi,) and Leinsdorf (Moffo/Tucker).
4 / 5
Alagna Was form, lazy in leader, neither down- or on-assaid with the manager the one who is interventionist and to to the sounds like to of him has looked in the barn.
Likes of the smooth Boheme gone for Karajan but avert this Pappano like a plague.
4 / 5
was lucky when I have begun has listened the work to buy this 'Boheme' included this in spite of Beecham is was an only name has behind recognised in 1966 -- was in an economic EMI imprint Seraphim. When I have listened Bjoerling voice in some first moments, was hooked, and of the Angeles the little more beloved take me too much. Still it touches COSTS on CD, although a sound is quell'has bitten boxy, and can any one really do justice to a Momus scene (for that, sees Solti/Sunday/Caballe). Prpers Having listened the plot more Bjoerling of then, can say that it was not in absolutely his better voice here (goes his 1952 'Trovatore') but is quite darned well. Merrill, Reardon, And Tozzi is a lot rollicking bohemians, this in spite of Lucine Amara is not an ideal Musetta. But some the big moments am exited in winner, with Of the Angeles is 'Where satisfied' be particularly eloquent (this in spite of any eclipsing Tebaldi in his have Bergonzi), and a duet in an end of Law 1 ('Or soave fanciulla') is quite wonderful. Beecham Behaviours a lot positively, and if a sound is quell'has bitten congested and constricted in of the places, he a lot seriously prevents entertainment. A sound is my main reason for withholding the fifth star, especially with a lot of a lot of touching Bohemes in a phase. My preferred own is one 1959 Serafin/Bergonzi/Tebaldi, but Karajan is is not bad (the iris the bit has gilded on!), Neither it is Solti is. It has it sneaking admiration for Brakes/Gedda/Schippers also! But you will find a lot to enjoy with Bjoerling and of the Angeles.
5 / 5
Because they are sure calm can listen cough of an audience
4 / 5
Take an eccentric English gentleman with vast experience of, and obvious passion partorisca a music, an American orchestra has prepared partorisca go for him, the refined, Rodolfo classical, and the lovely, softly sung, creamy toned, a lot affecting Mimi.... Ossia As it says the highly priced, has has wanted to a lot of record of Puccini masterpiece, and am pleased partorisca the have in EMI partorisca be ensured a CDs in fact derive master tapes of an original register. In spite of reading that Gentleman Thomas Beecham is directing is quite slow, the speeds are not in fact slow, for example, in general timings is less than a later studio dips directed for Herbert von Karajan. More than entity that global timings is phrasing - for example, Beecham achieves quite brisk, sure orchestration , animated to accompany an early Law A Bohemians; to an end to Do One, the times are wider (but not retarding), more relaxed, that leaves a music of amour to breathe.

The Boheme Is roughly life, amour, passion, and finally a loss of these things, like this tragic reasons Mimi dies like this young. Ossia One of some better versions of a work that deserves to be listened in several interpretations with different principals. Also it has some of a celery and passion of the alive action, which is the good thing . Quality of his, although pleasant, is brilliant and clear, with excellent balance among voice and orchestra. Defenders of Jussi Bjoerling to good sure will love this register. Latterly Luciano Pavarotti has possessed enough a function of Rodolfo, and enough correctly like this, but Bjoerling dips in the action adds, singing with passion and abandon, although his alive 1948 Metropolitan Work the action is included better. Victoria de los Angeles is memorable likes Mimi, his pertinent, action very emotional is the refreshing alternative to this of some Mimis the one who in spite of suffering the decrease in the health always directs to sing brassily and in full throttle right to an end. Another mould, comprising Robert Merrill Marcello warm and Lucine Amado the amiably sung (any shouted) Musetta, gives pertinent support. A recommended version of the Boheme, perhaps any first election, but these things are so much down to personal flavour. It is the register will return to with liking. A EMI the neighbour comprises libretto and translation as well as the bit of background to a register and some thoughts in Beecham seen on, and working report with Puccini.

Downloads of authorship: Please remark this description is for The Boheme, Of the Angels, Bjoerling, Merrill, register of studio, Beecham, EMI 2CDs. If it looks with another register, the systems of the amazon actuate wrongly linked it.
4 / 5
It was lucky when I have begun has listened the work partorisca buy this 'Boheme' included although Beecham is was an only name has behind recognised in 1966 -- was in an economic EMI imprint Seraphim. When I have listened Bjoerling voice in some first moments, was hooked, and of the Angeles the little more wanted to take me too much. Still it touches COSTS on CD, although a sound is has bitten it boxy, and can any one really do justice to a Momus scene (for that, sees Solti/Sunday/Caballe). Prpers Having listened the plot more Bjoerling of then, can say that it was not in absolutely his better voice here (goes his 1952 'Trovatore') but is quite darned well. Merrill, Reardon, And Tozzi is a lot rollicking bohemians, although Lucine Amara is not an ideal Musetta. But some the big moments am exited in winner, with Of the Angeles is 'Where satisfied' be particularly eloquent (this in spite of any eclipsing Tebaldi in his have Bergonzi), and a duet in an end of Law 1 ('Or soave fanciulla') is quite wonderful. Beecham Direct a lot positively, and if a sound is has bitten it congested and constricted in of the places, he a lot seriously prevents entertainment. A sound is my main reason for withholding the fifth star, especially with a lot of a lot of touching Bohemes in a phase. My preferred own is one 1959 Serafin/Bergonzi/Tebaldi, but Karajan is is not bad (the iris the bit has gilded on!), Neither it is Solti is. It has it sneaking admiration for Brakes/Gedda/Schippers also! But you will find a lot partorisca enjoy with Bjoerling and of the Angeles.

Top Customer Reviews: Britten: Billy ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
4 / 5
I have been interested partorisca listen Britten original four version of law of this work, which adores. It averts of around more five music of minutes in an end partorisca do One and some the extra bars here and there there is little difference. Some actions sadly were the left down. Thomas Hampson is (an artist admires) is the total miscast likes Billy. It does not look house in a function, his bell is bad partorisca he, his characterisation bland and his poor diction. Rolfe-Johnson Vere remains also down for poor characterisation, although it sings fantastically (likes always ). More is Eric Halvarsen Claggart, he towering action. The small parts represent the galaxy of utmost British singers in a start of the his carreeers and is a lot of fact. They deny it Is directing and one touching of one Finds the orchestra is glorious. A better bet is a Chandos CDs cond. For Richard Hickox with Simon Keenlyside likes Billy emotional, John Tomlinson like Claggart and Philip incomparable Langridge like True.
5 / 5
Has several registers of Billy Budd, comprising a focused for a composer. This a this in spite of has to that be the must partorisca Britten enthusiastic . Thomas Hampson has the of course good-looking voice that mark an even more sympathetic character that usual, and a sadly departed Anthony Rolfe Johnson the glorious True. One in the leader and the sound is glorious. Recomended.
5 / 5
Ossia The fine action of Britten Billy Budd, probably my preferred of all his works.

An alive register, ossia an original version of 4 laws of one as a lot it prefers to a version shortened of 2 laws, as it restores a rousing allocution (that closes a first law) True Captain done to a crew and do lacking - I think - the emphasise so much the one who next-knit (and claustrophobic) life in the man or'the war was and that reverence some sailors (particularly Billy again impressed – in both senses of a word) control partorisca his captain.
A music is fantastically and has registered animadamente; ossia a thrilling work and any only some singers treat superbly, an orchestra really spends an auditor to the long of; a dynamic writing of a marker is in time breathtaking which really door an action the life, more notably in a sea shanty scene and a scene in law three when a ship readies for action.
Some singers are, without exception a lot-launched, Hampson Billy done excellent, with Rolfe Johnson the sympathetic True and Halfvarson the suitably malicious Claggart.

Has several recommendable registers of an available work, but thinks that ossia an only one of a version of 4 laws; this Erato the register has the plenary libretto and note in English, French and Germans. I remark that a register has been reissued by means of Warner, but pode any vouch for an inclusion of a same booklet.
The disk that careers the times are 77 minutes and small, disk 1&2 respectively.
4 / 5
Has in the first place seen this work in plenary this summer when I have looked a film of a new Glynebourne production. I have it that there is wanted always parts of a work, but a film was a first time has seen he in plenary. It was taken like this with a music that has had to that buy the copy. Like this always with the amazon there is the enormous election. Thomas Hampson is my baritone preferred, as when I have seen this particular version has announced has has had to that the have. Has a lot exactly has spent a CD as downloaded that to my computer, but had been the vinyl , already would have been being serious wear. It is the good-looking version of a work and Hampson likes Billy is incredible, as it always is. Strongly it recommends this version in any lover of Britten and Hampson.
4 / 5
Für Kent Nagano scheint Musizieren aus dem mechanischen Abschnurren von Notenwerten zu bestehen: Noch denies the man of hat has given fantastische Partitur likes lieblos und gehetzt gehört. Die (hervorragenden) Sänger haben keine Regime, gives ihnen oft jede Möglichkeit zoom Atmen oder Gestalten genommen wird. Of the Stück findet nicht statt.
5 / 5
Ossia An original version of Britten work, and although a lot it is remained one same by means of a review, supposes this familiar with a revised version more populate will be surprised in several occasions (particularly for an extra material here). Regarding a question duquel the version is a better, one argues could be done that any original frames the little more narrative sense - the insurances of centrical episodes find like this slightly better has motivated. In another hand, there is little doubts that a review is dramatically tauter. In an end supposes that that feels that so only require the alone version would have to that go for a revised a (Hickox is an obvious election); that already counts like this of the admirers of this fascinating, deeply involving and rewarding work, can rest ensured that an original version is in (generally) sure hands in this emission. A difference of entity is, supposes, True Captain big tongue, which was excised, but has to that the external abundance done (any the one who knows a better revised version that certainly will listen has has changed notes, the text has changed slightly, and a excision of sure passages that has obstructed a flow of a music).

Some singers are some few variables , but in general a quite substantial (all-viril) the mould absolves quite well. Thomas Hampson is generally effective in a function of title, but his flange is sometimes in fact the little rough, and a lot always has sucedido in creating an ideally convincing portrait. Anthony Rolfe Johnson takes the little time to cover (the work has been registered alive), but when it is in fact quite glorious. Eric Halvarson menacing Claggart thoroughly is convincing, this in spite of, and the majority of some smaller functions is splendidly mould.

One has Found the responses of orchestra a lot down Kent Nagano, and has a lot marvelously passages coloreados. There is abundance of work and urgency here also (the speeds are in general in a fast side), but in general he no quite directed generate a class for now or dramatic unit a work ideally need (the speed is not for him a way to do he). A heart is sometimes the little bland also - in fact generate some feisty can in a more rousing choral scenes, but lack of the little bite. This in spite of ossia register it quite well in general (I certainly does not wish to exaggerate my worries), and is to good sure a document of entity. A last caveat: it would have been very useful Erato had resupplied roughly more detail in some transmissions esatti go in east and a revised version for those of us the one who does not know each detail of a work by heart. Still, this remains the a lot of recommendable emission, and the must for defenders of a composer in general and this work especially.
4 / 5
One missing subtitles is essential, included although a tongue is English, for this that requires the reading of a plot for advanced with a hope of serious connection with a sound and action. This work is treated seldom, which is understandable because of a troubling, 'darkness,' plot and so only one dips ready to agree.

Top Customer Reviews: Bizet: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
5 / 5
I adore Angela Gheorghiu in a function but find his ex the little shouty while Thomas Hampson is pertinent( would prefer the richest voice with more than depth). A wonderful quality that record that comprises everything. It have grown tired of a 'barking' element of Maria you Callus' voice in his register but wants to this.
4 / 5
Because of his glorious art and extraordinary voice Angela Gheorghiu is an extremely that it interest Carmen!
And ossia an original edition of this spledid register!
5 / 5
Is in accordance with a Radio of BBC 3 informs Record of this that there is something soulless and unimpassioned in this action, this in spite of very sung
5 / 5
Brilliant cd. Now I can listen his in a gone. Already have it saved in my TV like this the downloaded of Arts of Heaven
4 / 5
Ossia For far my favourite register of Bizet Carmen; it is ardent and has balanced perfectly.
Has listened also to George Solti record with Tatiana Trojan and Placido Sunday; and a Seiji Ozawa register with Jessye Norman and Mirella Brakes.
4 / 5
My first flavour of Angela Gheorgiou was in a highly acclaimed Covent action of Garden of the Traviata with Solti.
After seeing Carmen in a Sand has given Verona I has wanted to enjoy this work in the regular base. This register there has been descriptions of excellent client, and with good reason. This action is exceptional, and Angela Gheorgiou the voice is just ravishing, and a rest of some interpreters to match. It moves Maria Callus, probably one the majority of overrated singer of work of all time. If there is Carmen have that have ossia a a .
5 / 5
Are the partidário big of Angela Gheorghiu and ameno the fresh and vibrant passion to this classical work. A whole work has feels he of beauty and sensuality while retaining is animate and thrilling character .
4 / 5
Ossia for far my favourite register of Bizet Carmen; it is ardent and has balanced perfectly.
Has listened also to George Solti record with Tatiana Trojan and Placido Sunday; and a Seiji Ozawa register with Jessye Norman and Mirella Brakes.

Top Customer Reviews: Autograph - Thomas ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
5 / 5
Als großer Thomas Hampson Partidário habe ich mich sehr über has given Box of Autograph gefreut. Yesterday bekommt zoom of Man kleinen Preis eine große Auswahl von Hampsons sängerischem Schaffen.

Bei Dan Opernszenen (Cosi, Figaro, Gentleman Giovanni, Trovatore etc.) muss Man sich natürlich bewusst heart, dass dies Auszüge aus schon vorliegenden Gesamtaufnahmen sind, d.H. wer Has given Opernaufnahmen schon besitzt, wird in giving Box einige Dopplungen vorfinden. Aber angesichts Gives Preises sicherlich verschmerzbar.
4 / 5
Is for real one of some singers add! So only it has taken this CD and am surprised in as his voice has not changed on some years. It is not never anything but the joy partorisca listen to! Happy anniversary, Tom Hampson.
5 / 5
In mine thought, Thomas Hampson is one 1 baritone in a world. An immense variety in this 12 near of the disk aims a row of music there is mastered. Well value a wait!
4 / 5
Beautiful. Sister Marietta Coyle would be very pleased with Thomas Hampson and this big collection of registers in Thomas Hampson Autographic. THANKS TO Sister Marietta Coyle partorisca his guidence to Thomas Hampson.

Top Customer Reviews: Ralph Vaughan ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
It was Lambert Costante (I thinks!) The one who opined that an only thing one could do with the folksong, once sung, was partorisca the sing again - but stronger! Albion Is serious that continues in of Vaughan Williams folksong arrangements, which has has achieved now his second volume (out of four), gives a lie to this pronouncement. There is so much that has been already - and will continue to be - learnt of Albion enterprising project.

1) In the first place, an excellent liner the present notes to some nomination that really @@subject - some original singers and some intrepid collectors of his songs, comprising Vaughan Williams and another of the his ilk, like Cecil Acute, Lucy Broadwood, Maud Karpeles, Sabine Baring-Gould, and a Hammond brothers. Folksong The collecting was an art in him, and has been thank you partorisca win all the classes of difficulties, any less a bashfulness of some singers (an introduction for a local vicar was often invaluable). Another question was memory . Some the old singers generally could agree some tunes, but was sometimes mistier on some words.

2) After, learns that a product polished of one fijamente - in this chance RVW - is at all like a material believed would have listened is gone in a field of operations - a unaccompanied outpourings (all the instrumentation was generally eschewed) of some men and women in some houses of wash, parco, cottages, pubs (especially), and included - alas - a workhouses. A collector would note down a tune directly of some thick uncertain voices of some singers (although it has had some fine some, also, with reputations to uphold). One treats of a estámultado' the composer was then partorisca transform them ('elevate' would be a wrong word) the timeless gems that has considered can be works of art in his own legislation.

3) This door to the third point: Those some products of composer depends a lot in his accompaniments notarises them. These really determine a character of a song, and of here of an experience partorisca listen. Britten Is arrangements very known (Hyperion CDD 22042) is not by all the world is flavour . They have been written with him and Peter Pears in view, and his society the same feeds to a (on) elaborates accompaniments of piano. In a chance of Vaughan Williams and George after friends Butterworth (Naxos ), this in spite of, is more the chance of atmosphere. A piano does not overwhelm never a vocal line, and is used often simply partorisca suggest ways or sure nuances in a narrative. Some ghosts of some old singers never are-present.

4) Can learn, also, that some individual folksongs is joined to the wide genealogy. This was unavoidable, quotes an oral tradition by means of those some songs have been transmitted on some generations. For example, a text received of a hilarious Song of Farmyard in a present CD (clues 19) resists a unmistakable alike familiarised the Copland are ' has bought me it cat' (Old American Songs, Teldec, 9031-77310-2). (Incidentally, Mary Drink the noises of farmyard are more persuasive that those of Thomas Hampson - at least in mine dress!). Again, it is instructive partorisca compare a melody of RVW is eseventeen the Sunday Comes' in an English Folksong Continuazione with a tune and time of Butterworth alternative (Naxos ) or Percy Grainger rendering (Chandos CHAN 9499).

5) Finally, would have to recognise that once a composer had dipped a text in bookmark, produced partorisca an auditor the snapshot (or auditory experience) in time. An evolution of a song in a field could continue or (more likely) dies era. An aim of collector and composer was partorisca preserve the lovely tradition - although some can compare a process partorisca maintain alive the scarce species of animal in a zoo partorisca prevent his total extinction.

A together prime minister of the songs in a present register is 'New Folk Songs of one Of the sud Appalachian Mountains. These have been collected among 1916-18 for Cecil Acute and Maud Karpeles, and places for RVW some time during a @@@1930s. At the beginning they can redden look an odd election partorisca the composer that oozed all the English things, but on listening them, is surprising so only that touch English, and some clearly have his origins here. Like this, to to the songs like 'John Randolph' (Gentleman Randal), 'Barbara Ellen' (or Allan) and 'A Carpenter of House' (A Daemon Lover, or the ghost of the lover) all have his English counterparts. A Englishness of this neighbour is had to probably to a fact that these songs were a hovered of an American community in the far part of some the USA which was remained to a large extent free of developments in some more populous zones. As they are, included could represent an earlier version of some songs that these that has continued to evolve in Big Bretagna.

A Two English Folk Songs partorisca Violin & of Voice (c. 1913) it Gives a pianist the pause and the fresh experience partorisca an auditor. A second of some songs, 'A Lawyer', is available in diverse cook for RVW and another, like Butterworth.

A final offering in this disk is 'Collected Folk Songs, Volume 1' (1917). Here, one can wish compare some actions of 'A Ploughed Painful' and soyy Chico Billy' in this CD with those for a legendary countertenor Alfred Deller in Vanguard Classics 08 5073 71.

A program in this Albion CD has been obviously has thought was with the priest adds partorisca maintain the interest of an auditor throughout. Some songs are divided in roughly of measure the same go in soprano (Mary Drink), tenor (Nicky Spence) and baritone (Roderick Williams), included when they belong to the together only, and there are duets where the particular texts leave. A pianist is William Vann and a violinist is Thomas Gould. Some levels of both interpreters and the register are flawless. A purist can say that, transfer folksongs of the his traditional rustic setting to a half of a cultured professional, something of his earthy presence is lost. This in spite of, the registers exist of the little of some original singers in action, and there is abundance more than his imitators. That can be said, this in spite of, is that, in a hand of the master musician like Vaughan Williams, such songs can be transformed the timeless gems partorisca be enjoyed both maintaining and in a future.

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