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    Barber of Seville #s 9 and 10 in my collection. So far all have been wonderful.
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    Had to purchase this one so I can get familiar with it before attending the opera in concert next April, also featuring Joyce DiDonato.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    Barber of Seville #s 9 and 10 in my collection. So far all have been wonderful.
    The black-and-white production from Munich can be viewed on YouTube -- however, you'll need to watch 16 individual clips rather than one large single one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAuer View Post
    The black-and-white production from Munich can be viewed on YouTube -- however, you'll need to watch 16 individual clips rather than one large single one.
    Do you know if the DVD is any better picture quality than the You Tubes?
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    I blame Clayton (oh, OK, the Floyd was my idea, but still)

    Dauvergne: Hercule mourant (Hercules Dying)
    Andrew Foster-Williams (Hercule), Véronique Gens (Déjanire), Emiliano Gonzalez Toro (Hilus), Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Philoctète), Julie Fuchs (Ïole), Jaël Azzaretti (Dircé), Alain Buet (La Jalousie, Jupiter), Jennifer Borghi (Junon) & Romain Champion (Le Grand Prêtre de Jupiter)
    Les Chantres du Centre de musique baroque de Versailles & Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset



    Floyd, C: Wuthering Heights
    Georgia Jarman (Catherine), Kelly Markgraf (Heathcliff), Susanne Mentzer (Nelly), Vale Rideout (Edgar Linton), Heather Buck (Isabella Linton), Chad Shelton (Hindley Earnshaw), Matthew Burns (Mr. Earnshaw), Frank Kelley (Joseph) & Aaron Short (Lockwood)
    Florentine Opera Chorus & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Mechavich

    Natalie

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    Necessities of life: food, water, air, shelter, and opera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    Do you know if the DVD is any better picture quality than the You Tubes?
    Unfortunately, I've never seen the DVD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soave_Fanciulla View Post
    I blame Clayton ...

    Dauvergne: Hercule mourant (Hercules Dying)...
    now that's quite funny because I thought I bought it on your recommendation!

    I'm completely lost up there... probably less than four hundred brain cells fully functioning

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clayton View Post
    now that's quite funny because I thought I bought it on your recommendation!

    I'm completely lost up there... probably less than four hundred brain cells fully functioning
    I might have flagged it as a new CD and then forgotten to buy it myself. Probably less than three hundred brain cells functioning!
    Natalie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clayton View Post
    I'm completely lost up there... probably less than four hundred brain cells fully functioning
    Quote Originally Posted by Soave_Fanciulla View Post
    Probably less than three hundred brain cells functioning!
    I *told* you kids what would happen if you kept blasting that Baroque opera music all day long!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amfortas View Post
    I *told* you kids what would happen if you kept blasting that Baroque opera music all day long!

    I think it might be a good time for them to lay off the tequila shooters. At least until Christmas morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
    I think it might be a good time for them to lay off the tequila shooters. At least until Christmas morning.
    If I was going to addle my brain with booze it would be with margaritas.
    Natalie

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    Necessities of life: food, water, air, shelter, and opera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
    I think it might be a good time for them to lay off the tequila shooters...
    oh okay then.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
    ...At least until Christmas morning.
    huh? that long?

    um... I dunno.

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    As mentioned in the watching thread I purchased this

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    the other day after listening to Don Giovanni for the first time (it is rapidly climbing the ranks of favourites as it has lots of great tunes)

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    It was only seven pounds on itunes so worth it cause there are a fair few fragments i do enjoy quite a lot!
    "Non sono in vena" Rodolfo summing up P.B's feelings on his dissertation.

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