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    Couldn't help myself for under $7 shipped. I have the other Florez La fille too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    Couldn't help myself for under $7 shipped. I have the other Florez La fille too.

    I have both, too. Which do you prefer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ann Lander (sospiro) View Post
    I have both, too. Which do you prefer?
    When I researched this opera on DVD I was not keen on Ciofi production. I bought the Florez/Dessay set when I was on a Dessay kick. However, yesterday I saw Dark Angel's review of both and so thought I also should have both. As I have not watched the Ciofi set yet, you will do well to look at Dark Angel's post.


    Meanwhile, just ordered this:
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    Couldn't help myself. Found a great deal and it is only my 5th NINA on CD:

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    My third Otello, purchased for Vickers, but I'm hearing very good things about Gobbi's performance also so I'm looking forward to listening!

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    One CD set for 50 cents at the library book store:
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    And this gem. sounds clips
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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    The historic performance folks won't like this one, but I purchased my copy primarily for Wunderlich's Ruggiero.

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    Verdi Jerusalem. Now I only lack Aroldo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonata View Post


    Verdi Jerusalem. Now I only lack Aroldo.


    Well done!

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    Ordered from Presto Classical, in anticipation of the November 17 release date.


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