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    Quote Originally Posted by Clayton View Post
    I thought to start the day with A Midsummer Night's Dream but completely missed the target and ended up with

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    Well . . . not that far off the mark. Just another cheery Shakespearean comedy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Festat View Post
    Microphones are really far away from the singers. Higher voices can handle it better but Plishka, Zancanaro and Bruscantini sometimes sound like they didn't bother to stand up and recorded from the waiting room. Singers occasionally drown under the orchestra. Also super dry, little to no decay time. Makes me wonder what the sound engineer was after.

    What a waste of a good cast - shame!

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    Not all is lost, though! It is not unlistenable, just annoying. Domingo is pretty good in it.

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    Not the best shape from Pavarotti — it is 1989 — or Nucci. This Rigoletto is June Anderson's Rigoletto.
    Last edited by Festat; August 30th, 2016 at 07:56 AM.

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    does anyone know which opera the future track is based?

    It's from a CD that i had when i was 14 (20 years ago, there is no label on it) I uploaded the track to here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ50...m-upload_owner

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    Quote Originally Posted by qwerim123 View Post
    It's from a CD that i had when i was 14 (20 years ago, there is no label on it) I uploaded the track to here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ50...m-upload_owner
    Just because it's in Italian does not make it opera, and this most definitely isn't. The electronic backing gives you a clue.
    Natalie

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    The song is Haopera by Yevgeni Shapovalov, though, and is very much indeed not opera. Apps like Shazam and SoundHound will identify practically any song for you.

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    After enduring week after week of summer heat, this morning was rather pleasant, so able to get out for a walk.

    My listening selection was one of my new purchases:

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    Love Arleen Auger!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
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    This deserves the yas gif.


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    maybe inspired by Amfortas' big recent buying spree, this morning I listened to the other Ernani

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    Verdi: Ernani
    Luciano Pavarotti (Ernani), Joan Sutherland (Elvira), Leo Nucci (Carlo), Paata Burchuladze (Silva), Linda McLeod (Giovanna), Richard Morton (Riccardo) & Alastair Miles (Jago)
    Orchestra & Chorus of Welsh National Opera, Richard Bonynge
    Studio recording, May 1987

    La Stupenda is a bit wahwah (technical term for err... well you know what) but still impresses, Pav is fab and Burchuladze is evil!

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    I went back to that Rigoletto today just because of June Anderson's Caro nome.

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    Rameau makes me happy.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Festat View Post
    Rameau makes me happy...
    Rameau makes me want to do pirouettes, cartwheels and dance with gay abandon. This is a problem if you hear it in your head and your're also walking down the high street (not so bad if you're on the towpath but be weary of the waters edge).

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