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    I work from home using a pc from work and have my personal pc with Itunes next to me so I listen all day.

    I tend to get obsessed with an opera each month. Last month it was Andrea Chenier and this month it is Manon Lescaut. Yesterday it was with Kaufmann and Opolais, thanks to Soave Fanciulla's alert (got it before it was blocked), also Tabaldi and del Monaco 1954. Today, Kiri Te Kawana and Jose Carreras.

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    No matter what anybody says , I love La Stupenda, and this recording makes me happy.
    If I really feel a bit down I put the DVD from Australia and then I am happy again.

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    I understand this recording doesn't really register with most folks - DFD doesn't match up with other bass/baritones, etc. Aside from that, I find Elena Suliotis' Lady M absolutely thrilling!


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    This is good, but not particularly inspiring while trying to pack...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
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    I understand this recording doesn't really register with most folks - DFD doesn't match up with other bass/baritones, etc. Aside from that, I find Elena Suliotis' Lady M absolutely thrilling!


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    They love to put everything down, those Elena haters.
    Never you mind, listen and enjoy.

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    This one was my evening session.
    Staying always to long on the shelf so sit down and listen.

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    Attachment 5300

    Maria Callas, Enzo Mascherini,
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    On one of those other music forums the question was raised concerning composers or works that you should be more familiar with than you are. I had to admit that I am not as well versed in the operas of Verdi as I should be... especially when considering the fact that my first real experience of opera was Zeffirelli's La Traviata and my first live experience of an opera production was of Aida... both works that I love to this day. In spite of this... I may actually own more recordings of Wagner's Ring or Mozart's Die Zauberflöte than of Verdi operas.

    Having admitted to that, I have begun to fill in some of the gaps in my Verdi collection... and listen to some of the un-listened-to recordings of Verdi... including this one:

    "Suppose you were an idiot ... And suppose you were a member of
    Congress .. But I repeat myself." -Mark Twain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Floria View Post
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    If there is any doubt after hearing the 1952 live MacBeth who is the great Lady M, you can listen to the 3 main MacBeth tracks in this vivid studio recitial disc......any remaining doubts will vanish

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    This is one of my desert island disc and my all time favourite recording.

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    I bought this in a weak moment last week (after the concert performance I saw) from Amazon - it appears to be out of print, so I decided to seize the moment. Recording and performance is very good (with Jennifer Larmore, Hei Kyung Hong and Paul Groves), but I don't think it surpasses the recording with Gruberova and Baltsa:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark_Angel View Post


    If there is any doubt after hearing the 1952 live MacBeth who is the great Lady M, you can listen to the 3 main MacBeth tracks in this vivid studio recitial disc......any remaining doubts will vanish
    There was never any doubt, but I took your advice and listened to Callas portrays Verdi Heroines. Awesome !!

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    And, my other Cap/Montecchi purchase features Beverly Sills (who doesn't seem to be at her peak), Janet Baker and Nicolai Gedda:

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    I broke down and bought this off iTunes - I love it!


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    and, right now (I love this one also):

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
    I broke down and bought this off iTunes - I love it!


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    I'll get that one next!


    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffmann View Post
    and, right now (I love this one also):

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    Glad you like it
    "Every theatre is an insane asylum, but an opera theatre is the ward for the incurables."

    FRANZ SCHALK, attributed, Losing the Plot in Opera: Myths and Secrets of the World's Great Operas

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