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    While I am not a Mozart fan, that particular...

    While I am not a Mozart fan, that particular recording has an excellent cast of ladies. Sometimes I will check out an opera not for the libretto but for the singers. And this one is tempting.
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    ^ I have two unwatched Xerxes DVDs and have...

    ^ I have two unwatched Xerxes DVDs and have never seen the opera before. Hope I like it because at least one of them has a countertenor and I am not fond of that.
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    My second Tannhauser on DVD and I like it better...

    My second Tannhauser on DVD and I like it better than the Levine set above, though both are very good.
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    I went to my library store after not being there...

    I went to my library store after not being there for over a month and found tons of good stuff so here is what I got for $1 each:

    Bach Mass in B Minor, Klemperer, Baker, Gedda, Prey, Crass, Giebel...
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    Looks good from the preview video: ...

    Looks good from the preview video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aChUpXWKJmk
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    Could not resist this on special at ArkivMusic...

    Could not resist this on special at ArkivMusic and shipping in US was only $3!
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    Here are the three operas in this set as...
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    I also have this one from 1972, ...

    I also have this one from 1972,
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    but I think the sound is a bit better on the Haitink set. Other than that I have Heger,...
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    Yes you did, and I liked it there on July 20th: ...

    Yes you did, and I liked it there on July 20th: Here is the review.
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    ∆ Yes, that video and the YouTube are it! ...

    ∆ Yes, that video and the YouTube are it! Wikipedia says: "Help, Help, the Globolinks! is an opera in four scenes by Gian Carlo Menotti with an original English libretto by the composer."
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    Just arrived. Listening to tonight. ...

    Just arrived. Listening to tonight.
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    I can't stop listening to this. I think I have...

    I can't stop listening to this. I think I have been infected by the Globolinks. This is all I have listened to (in English) and the DVD track in German, since Monday evening the 29th, other than I...
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    First watch (Levine set) was good enough that I...

    First watch (Levine set) was good enough that I have to have more, so here for a very different performance,
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    My first Tannhauser DVD. Nice production. I...

    My first Tannhauser DVD. Nice production. I could do without the opening scenes of Venusburg during the overture, and in fact replaced the overture from video to MP3 for that very purpose. Very...
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    I looked it over yesterday and saw nothing about...

    I looked it over yesterday and saw nothing about a better mastering. Probably just a repackaging job.
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    Just released July 12:...

    Just released July 12:
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    Well I have both. I was overzealous and had to...

    Well I have both. I was overzealous and had to have the pretty book version. I forgot to mention that besides my low-grade sound system for watching videos, I also rip the DVDs with Handbrake, so...
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    There is a deluxe edition...

    There is a deluxe edition that is a book with both audio CDs and the DVD in one set. Not sure the sound is any different, but nice packaging.
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    I agree that Ange is AWESOME in this production. ...

    I agree that Ange is AWESOME in this production. Later, as her fame increased, she seems to want to expose much of her breasts as can be shown by the album covers and the later Traviata production. ...
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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCAEMlptT0Q

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