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    Quote Originally Posted by MAuer View Post
    Now there's a reminder from the past -- my Mom had that Messiah recording when I was in high school.
    Probably on vinyl then.
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    Yup. (At least you didn't say shellac . . . )

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAuer View Post
    Yup. (At least you didn't say shellac . . . )
    Well, my mother had 78s! No wax cylinders in the family anyway.
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    Yes, my Mom had a couple of 78s as well -- one with tenor Franz Völker singing Tamino's arias (one aria per side!) and the other with another tenor, Alfons Fügel. Don't recall what the latter had recorded, though.

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    Sung in English, which is how I like my oratorios (can be had in French or German too):
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    This is the mezzo who sings Nancy alongside Lucia Popp in the CD set of Flotow's Martha.
    Although I really "discovered" Doris in this video where her performance is awesome!

    It includes a track from Martha, sung in Italian. Nice assortment of tracks:
    Stabat mater: Quae moerebat et dolebat
    La clemenza di Tito, K.621, Act I: Parto, parto, ma tu ben mio
    Tancred, Act I: Di tanti palpiti
    La donna del lago, Act II: Tanti affetti in tal momento
    Le siege de Corinthe, Act III: Avanziam
    Maometto II, Act II Scene 4: Non temer: d'un basso affetto
    L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): L'italiana in Algeri, Act I: Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno!
    La favorite, Act III: Aria: Fia dunque vero … O mio Fernando
    Martha: Martha, Act III: Esser mesto il mio cor
    Les Huguenots, Act I: Nobles seigneurs, salut!
    Carmen, Act I: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle, "Habanera"
    Séhérazade: Sheherazade: II. La flute enchantee
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    And she's still performing, though not in major roles anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAuer View Post
    And she's still performing, though not in major roles anymore.
    In her 70s. Hanging in there like Mariella Devia.
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