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Top Customer Reviews: Der Fliegende ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
NB: This description is partorisca a Pristine edition of Audio that is in his upper, although a Walhall the subject of focus will be a lot listenable

Wagner the flange has been still in the fine state in a prompt 60 east; the register of contemporary studio has looked the youthful Fischer-Dieskau like the Dutch to oblige, accompanied for Schock, Wunderlich and Gottlob Frick and the plus controversially voiced Marianne Schech as it Seats; another almost contemporaneous the options comprise Sawallisch alive Bayreuth register with one same two principals as here and another with Franz Crass and Anja Silja. Had also the register of studio with Londra and Rysanek sadly compromised for Golden languid that directs.

So that this alive emission of a form has fulfilled up against this competition? It averts of an usual question to find a legislation juncture in that to situate a pause when transferring the by means of-compound work to two CDs , which is no more felizmente managed here that in virtually each one another scrolling, these surfaces like the one of truth electrifying and like this highly recommendable option. Pristine The engineer of Andrew Rosa could have had an advantage of tapes of excellent source to start with, with but there is excelled he with a clarity and the immediacy of a sound has achieved here, a lot enhanced for sounds to modify and application of Environmental Stereo; ossia surely a better result of this era that Pristine has issued still – and there was obviously at all more concealed could be fact to minimise one spending the radio interference follows 9, CD 1.

Secondly, Both principals is in the finest voices, ably has sustained of the glorious, if enough too refined and aristocratic Daland of Giorgio Tozzi, the one who is very different of an usual gruff old búfer, and the contributo good of Karl Liebl, although his tenor is hardly Erik of one east of the sleeps . Apparently Tristan to Birgit Nilsson Isolde has fulfilled with his approval, but has his work cut out of his surviving beside an equally enormous-voiced Rysanek. It is distant A lot an usual skin-lunged bawler in that is surely one the majority of ungrateful function of tenor Wagenr and is certainly less pulled that the majority and quite appealing in his bafflement in fixation of Seats, although it loses a climactic upper B in his air “Willst jenes Seal”, while Rysanek is concluding upper B blows all the world of a phase. Some other singers of support am imposed before , also: William Olvis the strikingly vibrant Steersman – this in spite of as Wunderlich, hardly touches sleepy - and Belén Protegge is the rich-voiced Mary. A heart is lusty he occasionally on-exuberant and ailing-disciplined, while Schippers' the direction is, as one could expect of this manager, highly energised; he infuses a work with the dynamism to oblige very first notes. Apparently, according to early descriptions, these courses in a has has fulfilled had the rocky beginning a new Year but was obviously in a groove for March.

Some duets among Daland and some Dutch averts longitudes, found the ones of fact for once entirely gripping, but a glory of this action resides in a society of Rysanek and Londra. It is mesmerising in “Wie aus give Ferne” and ameno his utmost bass, black-baritone to resist to portray the agony of a Dutch with enormous intensity. Rysanek Is of look of intense way; yes, there are moments of bald, curdled or cloudy yours in some means of a voice and is occasionally ungainly when swooping until notes but pocolos these subjects when dipped against a thrilling animal magnetism of his supposition of a function of Seats; his cry when she first eyes of applauses in some Dutch is chilling.

Primo musical and historical additional is an inclusion of an introductory tribute to Leonard Warren, the one who has died on stage one prejudices before, a exquisitely shaped and the prelude shaded to Do III of “The traviata” has touched in his honour, the commentaries of Milton Cross and a rapturous applause in a final curtain. For real the night to agree.

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Top Customer Reviews: Schipper conducts ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5
These descriptions are partorisca the different production and mould. Poor modifying in fact.
4 / 5
Renata Scotto, Whose years in a limelight roughly coincided with the period of the glory of the work has registered, was among a more generously documented Italian-work divas of his time, but his Lady Macbeth was the temperamentally congenial the function has lost of any focus of entity. As such, his admirers will give the reception to with special recognition this April 1981 alive register of a House of Real Work in Covent Garden -- if they do not assume has to that have something wrong with him, on the dot is to fly of the prize (two first weeks of this writing, was able to obtain the new copy for $ 12 of one of the vendors of Warehouse of the amazon; the amazon there has been he for any much more). Felizmente, be any 'take.' A sound has registered is clear, full, and well has balanced; each main interpreter is in shape well; and a thing is included amiably packaged, with the long test for Andrew Palmer in Scotto career, a function of Lady Macbeth, and an intersection of a two.

Scotto Frequent excursions to never-of the vocal territory heavier, in the society with such managers likes James Levine and Riccardo Muti, has taken the toll in his voice in a third final of his career; but usually it has had expressive dividends to balance a vocal wear, and is remained able of the good nights have included a lot of evening in a game. This resembles has been one of these nights. There are moments of stridency in big, true, but his is not never be one the majority hoards 'good-looking' (this vocal vinegar can be relieved included in the registers have done his better years, like a Kubelik/DG RIGOLETTO and a Barbirolli/EMI MADAMA BUTTERFLY). A more problematic characteristic of his late years was the fight to maintain an on-line voice and to control one widens it never vibrated (to take loaned the sentence of a critique C.J. Luten, when it has not been control, some notes could 'flap like the poster in a wind'). In this occasion, some difficulties surface so only seldom, and reasons Scotto was an artist and the professional in equal measure, such fights to the equal that can have been having with this athletically demanding part any one prevents his dramatic portrait. Although a soprano gives was at all to rivals in transmitting a ferocity and steamrollering ambition, an instinct to find the sympathetic way to a character -- to locate a desperation, a humanity, an amour to eat for a Gentleman a toneless plus Macbeth -- looks to inform each scene. It is, to dip it succinctly, three-dimensional. And hardly it could have asked the mould viril better at the same time of this action: Renato Bruson, velvety in bell, elegant in tower of sentence, and almost justifying the be of a work appointed after his character (that Green and librettist Piave less well for) with his glorious flange of Law IV is 'Pieta, respect, honour'; Robert Lloyd, splendidly sure like grave Banquo; Neil young Shicoff, another to add to a cast along some voices of entities has registered like this Macduff, which some books say on and on is a without importance part (albeit a without importance part with one of one the majority of beautiful prompt-Green tenor arias).

Manager Riccardo Muti has had previously presided in the 1976 EMI register of studio that looks Fiorenza Cossotto and Sherrill Milnes; it has been in or approach a cup of a cast of recommended MACBETHs of a day has been released. Next comparison among a EMI register and this one develops so only the very light broadening and ploughing is gone in 1981. When timings Diverse, his usually (this in spite of any uniformly) is slower in a 1981 alive register -- both clock of actions in on 150 minutes, included although a register of studio comprises a ballet of ten minutes the sequence ignored in a Scotto action. (Of course, a timing of an alive register is further distended for an occasional need to expect was applause of audience.) For one the majority of part, the interpretation of a manager there was not very changed for 1981, and his qualities are a hallmarks of almost everything of his Greens (and almost everything of his anything more): speed in a fast side, the acute rhythmical profile with incisive attacks, the puritanical disinclination to persist or leave superficial exposure, that touches that it is 'required any only in a sense of accuracy maquinal but in his exceptional sensibility to turns of orchestral colouring (Green late plus [AIDA, etc.] Gives the master colorist like Dumb more to do with, but his skill in this zone is not squandered in MACBETH).

That Amazon any one says on is that a third disk of this together of three disks are taken mostly up with the series of Scotto prime: excerpts of 1979 actions of Querubines MEDEA and Bellini PIRATE (both focused for Lorin Maazel), and 1975 actions of Donizetti ANNA BOLENA and Rossini ARMIDA (both focused for Eve Queler). It is the pleasure to find Scotto intensity and expressiveness (and formidable technician, an occasional smear notwithstanding) in a context of bel sings repertoire, where his approximation is in a tradition of Calla and Gencer. A Donizetti the element is especially well, and especially generous (on 25 minutes of the music of Anna).

The sum he on, yes has collected registers of work for any period of time, has paid more money for much less lovely of these offers. If you are the defender of a soprano, or collect MACBETHs, need this, and would be necessary to take it before it goes.

Top Customer Reviews: Heroes - Franco ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
4 / 5
It is hard to do the justice to the voice likes Franco Corelli is - using simple words.
But fantastically vibrant and thrilling is three that certainly apply.
Also, a power, the clarity and the row has exhibited was for real stunning - in my humble opinion that is.
His voice of tenor is certainly a More the add and more affecting has has not listened never. Simply you sublimate!

Also would owe that add that Kelly of a vendor Moosikuk there is remarked partorisca break in a chance of first jewel of the packed and like this comprised the substitution. Good service. Thank you!
4 / 5
Today have voices of good tenor, but behind in a 50 east, 60 is and begining of one 70?S , the voice had of the tenor adds around partorisca choose, and Franco Corelli was one of them; with the fine technician and the plenary, ringing voice, equally product until the big D, any to mention the presence of phase adds. This CD is to compilation of two leading subjects for EMI of operatic arias and excerpts of his catalogue, for me some signals underlined is an Any sleep, a trovatore excerpts, Celeste Aida and Ah, light sun of Gounod Romeo and Juliette, the fine register (if you are not the purist of a french tongue) in his own legislation. Highly reccomended.
4 / 5
Großartiger Sänger, DIE Stimme gives 20. Jh. Wer ihn kennt, von Pavarotti nichts mehr hören.
4 / 5
Are proud and happy to possess any dvd or cd of one adds frank corelli . In this cd sings some famous arias like this well that the ones of any one listens any one another tenor again . It has been the defender of mr corelli in fact a lot of years . It is a better tenor of a 20th century . Any one approaches his not even mario delmonaco . It is sad today a state work is in . These like this called those the tenors are so only terrible . Ossia My opinion . The god bless the prince loved of the tenors have dipped some like this big levels any one can approach .
4 / 5
Has been reading a rave descriptions of this CD and listening to some samples and after doing goes so it buys another Corelli CD. They are not disappointed never in his voice. It was and it is a tenor more add all the time - - - sweep any one. Once again, B R A V Or Corelli!!

Top Customer Reviews: Menotti: Amahl ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
4 / 5
Like refreshing To revisit this simple work, melodic like this devoid of empty gestures or bombast still with any of a posturing, vulgar on amplified and insincere sentimentality ails it modern musicals. It is identifiably modern in idiom, the time closes the Sprechstimme, with natural vocal lines a lot of that flows into insiemi lovely , melodic have harmonised, still also extraordinarily antiquated in his unabashed reliance the pathos in of the skins.

For a voice-more elegant, Rosemary Kuhlmann likes Mother and especially boy soprano Chet Allen is sheer delight; a last is especially well, that directs to touch boyish without being cutesy or winsome, employing the little vibrated to sustain his long notes without affecting pseudo-operatic wobbles; it is perfect, unimprovable, in a part. The sad that a recurrent depression and disillusion that like this often ails stars of the girl once grows on result in touching that it takes his own life has aged forty-five. Some three king sing fantastically, spending out of a humour without exaggeration.

Some exotic touches in Menotti the bookmark leaves magic to this fable of miracle of the Christmas and I find it hard to listen to a 'Goodnights' without feeling has moved; a music summons on tears for reasons his looks superfluous to try to explain.

A sound is main and congested pleasant; after all it was registered so only first of a first emission on Day before navideña 1951 and buy this in a Naxos remastering (unavailable in EUA of Amazon) is taking a better which can be facts with him and concealed is a lot enough. (This @@subject also resupplies to seventeen prize of minute in a form of a esebastian' continuazione of ballet that is an interesting extra and the appeal but few people will be to buy a Naxos disk for that.)
5 / 5
...Amahl Has been broadcast on TV of BBC behind in a 60s. I thought that it that it was wonderful and enjoyed it never of then. I surprise that he ddoesnl't taking long of air in radio. I have known no some other pieces in a cd but enjoyed them too much.

Top Customer Reviews: Verdi: Ernani ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5
These dates of action of 1962 and all some the main singers simply stun! Leontyne The prize is Elvira that callas was the Coarse; his flange is phenomenal. Bergonzi Is glorious also. One in leader of Thomas Schippers, always a underrated master, leaves absolutely at all partorisca be wished; it has had alive partorisca age older, certainly has been seen likes one of a 'greats'. Partorisca 1962 a his orchestral is quite tinny, but this can be compensated for him him the sophisticated graphic-bow. Shortly after king-listening to this register has seen a 2012 production FULFILLED in that both some main singers are found severely that they want to compared to that is in offers here.
5 / 5
Ossia The fine action of Greens operates early Ernani. Has the launches to sleep headed by an add Leontyne Prize, in youngster of fresh voice, and Carlos Bergonzi. They are backed up for solid interpreters Cornell MacNeil amd Georgio Tozzi. A neighbour is vibrantly directed for Thoma Schippers, whose dead early was the loss adds the work. A sound has registered is quite acceptable.

Is there a lot of drawbacks? Well, yes. A neighbour is derived of the radio tape of the alive 1962 action of a Praise. An audience applauds in the each reaasonable occasion, and in some unreasonable some and.G when walks of Prizes to a phase, and during an orchestral interlude among his air and his cabaletta. All an applause is remained in and is strong. Maintain a key of first of fast handy. Sure, one takes a sense of an occasion; If this any one concern you , goes for him.

In this generous prize could not expect the libretto, but one would be handy. It takes one of an internet.
4 / 5
A plus of these alive emissions has released of one has the praise of the archive listens, a more conscious result of the level of launched and action that then could be be take for admitted but like looks impossibly exalted today. An only harm is that they have not been recorded in stereo; how it is, we have to be contents with clean, slightly boxy pleasant his occasionally punctuated with some wow and turn to the equal that listen in an end of an add near 'Oh utmost Carlos' that concludes Law III. Purportedly king-mastered thus prime minister Fulfilled-the emission has authorised, a sound is apparently little different of or better that the leading unauthorised emissions but the person will complain in a prize. We are not exactly cut of good register of 'Ernani'; there is an excellent, stereo 1967 RCA register of studio with some same two main singers and manager, the action of classical vintage of RAY in 1950 with Caterina Mancini, Gino Penno and Giuseppe Taddei has directed for Previtali and a celebrated alive blockbuster of Florencia in 1957 starring Of Monk, Cerquetti, Christoff and Bastianini - has beaten that for the mould!

In that said the one who, thinks does still reasons very good to buy this together, any less an occasion to listen Leontyne Prize in such youthful, vibrant voice that the positively reckless sounds in his attack in his music; it is so that emotions like this Mancini and Cerquetti but with even more beauty of tone. True, one or two upper notes squawk the little, but in general ossia one the majority of vital and uninhibited singing you will not listen never of his. Bergonzi, Also, while there is not never a heft and squillo of Of Monk, is like this elegant as never and immensely touching in his lament olingo, andante and dipped', but also extraordinarily released, capping a cavatina to his inaugural air with the prolonged B plan this has shouted a ceiling. To complete the trio of glorious singers, Cornell MacNeill is in massively of authoritative voice, company and expressive he occasionally slightly vibrated-heavy; he two times atasquemos his big moments with ringing Of the-pavings. Some singers' grandstanding is resulted in applause of spontaneous audience in a music but that so only adds to a work that was it clearly the occasion adds. A mould of support, directed by the black-voiced Giorgio Tozzi likes Silva relentless, is a lot well, especially Robert Nagy in a function of small tenor of Riccardo.

Schippers Directs the brisk, urgent action , flexible that has the small yard in a heart for one 'the party has given Danced inaugural Law IV but is otherwise complete. This is not the thin work: there is a lot of 'oompah-pah' ¾ passages and a melodramatic plot, with his insistence to honour on morality or of the common senses, is rebarbative to the modern audience; Hugo has condemned an adaptation of his game 'Hernani' as 'travesty'. In another hand, a succession to add, rollicking tunes and strong characterisation for which the person is linked closely to his type of voice, marks this, Green fifth work, in the first place treated in 1844 and his first real success of then 'Nabucco', the subject tempting. A music is in no way all the rum-you-tum; there is the lovely orchestral introduction to the first appearance of Elvira on stages which is reminiscent of a one has used Bellini used to present Adalgisa in 'Norma' and some pieces of together, like an aforesaid together and a trio adds that it concludes a work, is both stirring and sophisticated.

This subject of still like this another of an evening of Saturday has fulfilled the radio emissions is self-recommending while you are tolerant of pleasant sound.

Top Customer Reviews: Menotti: The Saint ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5
Two stirring actions for manager Thomas Schippers of the composer so that it has had the special affinity. A Saint of Bleecker the street can very a lot of be Menotti the finest work, with stirring the almost saint hearts and gorgeous arias, and the libretto that reads on more than the symbolic level. Place in Small Italy of New York, also can be one the majority of American of Menotti works. A history is operatic melodrammer, but does not concern me . A door of music of the each lurid emotion. This register presented to a work. This in spite of, contains substantial courses, a duquel frames hash of a history. Hickox In Chandos, at least more complete, supersedes the.

This in spite of, has bought a CD for a work of mate, a soyadrigal fable' A Unicorn, a Gorgon, and a Manticore. Monteverdi And another Italian mannerist the composers are some models , and Menotti has resupplied virtuosic madrigals to say a history of 'the man in a castle' and his three fabulous bobos. There is also lovely instrumental interludes. Another has registered this work, but Schippers rests unsurpassed for vigour, technical choral, and work. In fact, you possess some another action of this little masterpiece, the launch was and take Schippers (or vice versa).

Menotti Takes the bad rap these days, mostly for his self-pretentious writings libretti. But, really, it is no worse literarily that Tippett, critique it darling. His melodies have been critiqued as 'economic' for people those who have little idea like hard is to write Menotti melodies. One same raisin to Puccini, Gershwin, and Vaughan Williams. Not even Menotti 'row a bell' every time. In general, I prefer his early works to his later some, of responses mainly his melody and some the latest tunes attack me like this blander. This in spite of, this two row of works among his best.
4 / 5
When it Was 14, my father Carlos Sherman was one of some basses in this 1957 register of A Unicorn, a Gorgon, and a Manticore which is a second part of this register. It has died of the attack of sudden heart in age 44 shortly after this register has been done. Needless To say, has been thrilled to find this CD and included this in spite of has six singer in the each levels of the voice so much can very really distinguish his voice, is the joy to have is that it registers that like this clearly ameno of the rear memories of him assaying house. A music has instrumentation and a lot of motives that is reminiscent of Amahl and some Visitatore at night. Some papers and the history of social artifice is witty and timeless. I owe that confess, have not listened still to A Saint of Bleeker Street.
4 / 5
Listening to this register was likes to renew an old and a lot has wanted to acquaintance. A flange is exactly the one who some needs of work and is in the each upper way to a new register of Spoleto, which is marred for the soprano the one who wobbles more than sings. A work is a lot of underrated and has music more good-looking that has been habituado to in the work of war of the estaca.
An only question is a lack of the form libretto. Although some words are fantastically enunciated, a text would be the help adds for the odd plus to a work.

Top Customer Reviews: L'Elisir d'Amore ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
4 / 5
There is the plot of background noise here - the alive register, any remastered a lot - but all a fun and sheer innocence of Donizetti the bookmark is here. Roberta Peters Is lovely - vivacious, agile, full of mischief. But more than everything is Carlos Bergonzi likes Nemorino, the big, opened-hearted lunk the one who is partorisca like this stupid your heart. His version of 'A furtive lachrima' takes the five-the minute that is ovation, and correctly so much. It begins like this quietly, it builds like this softly - a lesson of object in like this partorisca form and sense of mark of an air. The value that takes partorisca this moment so only - an of some moments add of operatic flange. You are registered partorisca television also, like this to somewhere there there there is also the final DVD partorisca reissue.
4 / 5
A delight partorisca begin to finalise! Carlos Bergonzi and Roberta Peters is glorious! Thomas Schippers door to lightness to these bouncy contagious
rhythms Donizetti has known like this as well as partorisca spend is gone in his works of cómic.un the sound is extraordinarily very partorisca 1966 and this alive emission of a Praise in the evening of Saturday has an audience baying partorisca an Italian of contingent venue!
Yes has noise of phase and some members of an audience are the little in enthusiasts the time but ossia all the course of an entertainment.
Guarrera And Corena complete the wonderful quartet partorisca listen to a place the one who amena Law 1 to the prójimo and marvel in as the work has been done sung 50 years! For real one was gilded.