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    Senior Member Top Contributor Member HarpsichordConcerto's Avatar
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    This is a premiere recording of the first version of the work. Handel later revised it into a larger piece, which has been recorded previously.


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    Quote Originally Posted by HarpsichordConcerto View Post

    First promo clip out of several.
    Ms. Le Corre has interesting, cough cough, assets.
    "J'ai dit qu'il ne suffisait pas d'entendre la musique, mais qu'il fallait encore la voir" (Stravinsky)

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    Amazon USA now has Blu Ray version available 5/1/12.....forget the 2 DVD version, this will be cheaper and techincally superior in all respects

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    Apart from the hotness that is Christophe Dumaux, I feel I must have this.


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    Yankee Diva Joyce Di Donato new release just showed up at Amazon USA with May 22 release date
    90% of the time any production with Joyce = buy



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    I saw this in the cinema broadcast and didn't really like it. OK, let me rephrase it: I hated it.
    Here is my very negative review:
    http://operalively.com/forums/showth...a-from-the-ROH
    Anyway, as expected, Joyce was *great* but mostly everything else was not.
    Last edited by Luiz Gazzola (Almaviva); April 7th, 2012 at 03:00 AM.
    "J'ai dit qu'il ne suffisait pas d'entendre la musique, mais qu'il fallait encore la voir" (Stravinsky)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Almaviva View Post
    I saw this in the cinema broadcast and didn't really like it. OK, let me rephrase it: I hated it.
    Here is my very negative review:
    http://operalively.com/forums/showth...a-from-the-ROH
    Anyway, as expected, Joyce was *great* but mostly everything else was not.
    Oh nooooooooo......

    From the extended youtube scence above looked pretty good, will have to check out more closely

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    According to Opera Video Collector the ROH Il Tritticio should be out in UK on 1 June 2012. I very much enjoyed this when I saw it in the house.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jflatter View Post
    According to Opera Video Collector the ROH Il Tritticio should be out in UK on 1 June 2012. I very much enjoyed this when I saw it in the house.

    Very cool, jflatter! My wallet feels lighter already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amfortas View Post
    Very cool, jflatter! My wallet feels lighter already.
    It was strange as the so called weaker piece Sour Angelica was the one I enjoyed the most.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jflatter View Post
    It was strange as the so called weaker piece Sour Angelica was the one I enjoyed the most.
    This is why I particularly look forward to this DVD. You see, I love Suor Angelica.

    It all started seven years ago. We had to keep it a secret from her wealthy, noble family. When they found out, they took her away from me and sent her to a convent. They kept our infant son from us; two years ago he died. Then, just recently, I learned that she herself had committed suicide by taking poison.

    It's all very sad; I don't talk about it much. But now you see why I love the opera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jflatter View Post
    It was strange as the so called weaker piece Sour Angelica was the one I enjoyed the most.
    Oh, maybe something might make me like Suor Angelica.
    Natalie

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    L'incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi.

    To buy or not to buy? Yet another version to add to the collection.

    Miah Persson (Poppea), Sarah Connolly (Nerone), Jordi Domènech (Ottone) & Franz-Josef Selig (Seneca) Opus Arte.


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    I've seen it in its entirety on youtube. It should really be renamed the Dominique Visse show, I've never seen anyone have so much fun with a drag part.
    Natalie

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    It certainly looks appealing enough.
    But I don't get why suddenly, out of nowhere, people decide that we need three Poppeas at once (which we do, of course - the timing just seems a bit odd).

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