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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (RCA) Giuseppe Verdi – La Traviata (Moffo, Tucker, Merrill)

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All thanks for the beautiful Anna go to Astoler
Once in a lifetime a star is born that has it all – the talent, the looks, the musicality, and the technique. Moffo was just that. I read that before her auto accident which left her with a crushing back pain, impairing her singing, she had to be seen to be believed. Well, with the time-machine is still on the backburner, listening to the old restored recordings is the only way to experience the art of the bygone era. Her Violetta has it all – gorgeous voice with shimmering top notes and strong low register, amazing precise coloratura, and most importantly vulnerability and humanity. Her diction is very clear, every word is heard without any strain, and she conveys a strong sense of being completely ensnared in her character’s plight. I really think Moffo is one of the very best Violetta on record.

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill
Orchestra: Rome Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Fernando Previtali
Vinyl 1961
Number of Discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: RCA
DR-Analysis: DR 12
Size: 2.41 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (EMI) Giuseppe Verdi – Falstaff (Gobbi/Karajan)

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All thanks for this legend belong to our friend Trottar
This Karajan Falstaff has much to recommend it: Fedora Barbieri’s Mistress Quickly is a force of nature, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, only slightly affected, is a liquid, appealing Alice Ford, and Luigi Alva and the young Anna Moffo are ideal as the young lovers, Fenton and Nanetta. But the star–as it should be–is Tito Gobbi in the title role. As is usual with this great singing actor, his characterization comes from within–his is a Falstaff born to be deflated, arrogant and self-deluding on a level that is actually funny. And the nice surprise is what good voice Gobbi’s in–he’s in charge of all of his vocal colors here and he uses all of them well. Karajan’s touch is light and, yes, funny, and he treats the opera as the divine ensemble work it is, all leading up to a superb final scene. A good time is had by all–listeners included. –Robert Levine.

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Anna Moffo, Fedora Barbieri, Tito Gobbi, Rolando Panerai, Luigi Alva, Nicola Zaccaria
Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Vinyl 1961
Number of discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: EMI
DR-Analysis:
DR 17
Size: 2.33 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (RCA) Giuseppe Verdi – Rigoletto (Moffo/Kraus/Merrill/Solti)

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Many thanks for this masterpiece to our friend Jean-Luc
I learned that this recording was just removed from the RCA print list. What a shame and what a stupid thing to do. This is one of the finest Rigoletto ever produced. The dream cast includes Bob Merrill, Anna Moffo (one of her finest recordings), Alfredo Kraus, Roz Elias, Ezio Flagello, and conducted by Solti in a bright, vibrant, and stunning recording–sharp vocals, quality orchestra throughout, finest mixing. The production is also one of the most dramatic Rigolettos ever, which is as it should be. Rigoletto is after all a descent into evil and revenge, and this recording does it justice throughout. I can listen to this recording over and over. A true modern masterpiece.

# Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
# Performer: Anna Moffo, Alfredo Kraus, Robert Merrill
# Orchestra: RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra And Chorus
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Conductor: Georg Solti
Vinyl (1964)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Flac
Label: RCA
DR-Analysis: DR 13
Size: 2.31 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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Kalman – Die Csardasfurstin (Anna Moffo, Rene Kollo ,Miklos Szinetar, cond. Bert Grund, 1971) (2006,film-operetta,DVD9)

Kalman - Die Csardasfurstin (Anna Moffo, Rene Kollo ,Miklos Szinetar, cond. Bert Grund, 1971) (2006,film-operetta,DVD9)

Kalman – Die Csardasfurstin (Anna Moffo, Rene Kollo ,Miklos Szinetar, cond. Bert Grund, 1971) (2006,film-operetta,DVD9)

Composer:Emmerich Kálmán
Performer:Anna Moffo
Orchestra:Symphonie-Orchester Kurt Graunke
Conductor:Bert Grund
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVD Video
Size:6.91 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Subtitles:German, English, Chinese
Server: florenfile

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Giuseppe Verdi – Falstaff (Giuseppe Taddei, Anna Moffo, Fedora Barbieri,Herbert Graf) (1956,Opera,DVD5)

Giuseppe Verdi - Falstaff (Giuseppe Taddei, Anna Moffo, Fedora Barbieri,Herbert Graf) (1956,Opera,DVD5)

Giuseppe Verdi – Falstaff (Giuseppe Taddei, Anna Moffo, Fedora Barbieri,Herbert Graf) (1956,Opera,DVD5)

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:Giuseppe Taddei
Orchestra:Orcheatra e Coro di Milano della Radiotelevisione Italiana
Conductor:Tullio Serafin
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:
Format:DVD Video
Size:4.34 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Subtitles – English, French, German
Server: florenfile

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Anna Moffo – A Tribute ( Donald Voorhees) (2006,Opera,vocal,DVD5)

Anna Moffo - A Tribute ( Donald Voorhees) (2006,Opera,vocal,DVD5)

Anna Moffo – A Tribute ( Donald Voorhees) (2006,Opera,vocal,DVD5)

Performer:Anna Moffo
Orchestra:Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Conductor:Donald Voorhees
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVD Video
Size:4.2 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:no
Server: florenfile

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Very Rare HD-Vinyls 24/96 (RCA) Italo Montemezzi – L’Amore Dei Tre Re (Moffo/Siepi/Domingo)

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First of all, let me say…if someone would have pretended to be paid 50$, for playing this recording to me, after I have heard “this” Cesare Siepi, I would have given him 100$ more. This is the best and most stunning “Basso Imperiale” that I ever heard in my life.

# Composer – Italo Montenezzi
# Performers – Placido Domingo, Anna Moffo, Cesare Siepi
# Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor – Nello Santi

# Vinyl (1977)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: RCA
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
B000009W7N
# Size: 2.09 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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