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    Quote Originally Posted by Ann Lander (sospiro) View Post
    Nice to see my favourite opera getting some love!
    Which is your favorite record(s) of it? I've got the Solti saved in Spotify, but that was sort of by default. I really love his Don Carlo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dichteurehalle View Post
    Which is your favorite record(s) of it? I've got the Solti saved in Spotify, but that was sort of by default. I really love his Don Carlo.
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    I do like the Solti too.

    Because I love it so much I decided to get the 1857 (original) version as well. I was very disappointed and if I had heard this version first, I don't think the opera would have had the same effect on me and I would have probably put it back on the shelf to gather dust.


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    Although it’s on YouTube, I’ve been listening to rather than watching this 2005 performance of Rigoletto from the Zürich Opera; there are no visuals aside from this photo of Jonas Kaufmann, which is not from Rigoletto, but Lohengrin at La Scala (or possibly the production’s reappearance in Paris this past January). He sings the Duke in Rigoletto, with Leo Nucci as the jester and Elena Moşuc as Gilda. Sound isn’t the greatest, but the cast is marvelous.

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    Mozart: Il Re Pastore

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    Cavalleria Rusticana.
    What a beautiful opera!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonata View Post
    Cavalleria Rusticana.
    What a beautiful opera!
    One big thing going for the set you posted is Fiorenza Cossotto! I am not familiar with that opera though, and opted for Mascagni's happy ending opera, L'amico Fritz, which to me is a beautiful opera.
    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    One big thing going for the set you posted is Fiorenza Cossotto! I am not familiar with that opera though, and opted for Mascagni's happy ending opera, L'amico Fritz, which to me is a beautiful opera.
    I have L'amico Fritz as well I've listened once and had a favorable impression though I do not know it well. I'll have to listen again soon. Which recording do you have? I have the one with Mirella Freni and Pavarotti.

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    Rigoletto highlights, with Beverly Sills. Conducted by Julius Rudel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonata View Post
    I have L'amico Fritz as well I've listened once and had a favorable impression though I do not know it well. I'll have to listen again soon. Which recording do you have? I have the one with Mirella Freni and Pavarotti.
    The Freni /Pavarotti is a fine recording of L'amico Fritz. Of course I went overboard and bought several recordings. I have these:

    Freni/Pavaroti (pretty good sound)

    Pacetti/Ballo (pretty good sound)

    ALgana/ Gheorghiu (this one is the best sound)

    Tavaglini/ Tassinari (this one not as good of sound, but as I recall it is sung by husband/wife team and conducted by the composer himself)

    But you want to get the DVD, of which there is only one and Theodossiou is not quite young looking enough, but it is beautifully executed and I love the gypsy (Sandra Pacheco-Quintero) in this (Back Cover Image for full Cast):


    There also is a good production on You Tube, but the subtitles are not in English:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XplbxFAIoaw
    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Natalie

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    mmmmm..... Méhul looks tasty.... quick say something before I add some more cds to the reallocate-other-essential-expenditures budget

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clayton View Post
    mmmmm..... Méhul looks tasty.... quick say something before I add some more cds to the reallocate-other-essential-expenditures budget
    It's Ok but at 1 CD very expensive. I really only loved it for Michael Spyres's solo aria.
    Natalie

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    Susanna Anselmi sings Ptolomy on this. She sounds somewhat like Sonia Prina.
    Here is a clip from a different cover release:
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    Conductor: Antonio Fogliani
    Cast: Michael Spyres, Jessica Pratt, Ugo Guagliardo, Giorgio Trucco, Geraldine Chauvet, Leonardo Cortellazz

    Been a while since I’d listened to this recording.

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    Going through all my La Serva Padrona sets. Seven Pergolesi and one Paisiello.
    Pergolesi's is much more engaging.
    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Rimsky Korsakov, Legend of the Invisible City of Kitehz

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