Tag Archives: Freni

Abbado: Verdi – Simon Boccanegra (2 CD, APE)

Abbado: Verdi - Simon Boccanegra (2 CD, APE)
Abbado: Verdi - Simon Boccanegra (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Jose Van Dam, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Jose Carreras, Antonio Savastano, Maria Fausta Gallamini, Mirella Freni, Giovanni Foiani, Piero Cappuccilli
Orchestra: La Scala Theater Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B000001GXJ
Size: 527 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
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Audiophile HD-Vinyls 24/192 (MFSL) Giacomo Puccini – La Bohème (Freni/Pavarotti)

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Revisited with the benefit of Audio Research SP15 and in 24/192.
This is in my eyes (and ears) one of the few cases where the MFSL version is devasting better than the original.

Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov
Orchestra: Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Vinyl (1973)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Flac
Label: MFSL (Decca)
DR-Analysis: DR15
Size: 4.19 GB
Scan: yes
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Mozart – The Greatest Operas (14 CD box set, APE)

Mozart, The Greatest Operas (14 CD box set, APE)
Mozart, The Greatest Operas (14 CD box set, APE)

Performer: Alfredo Kraus, Andrea Snarski, Antonio Liviero, Carla Virgili, Dimiter Petkov, et al.
Orchestra: La Scala Theater Orchestra, Rome RAI Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of RAI of Roino, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini, Colin Davis, Guido Cantelli, Herbert von Karajan, Wilhelm Furtwängler
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 14 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Bravissimo
ASIN: B000UZ4BRI
Size: 3.64 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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Maag: Massenet – Manon (2 CD, WAV)

Maag: Massenet - Manon (2 CD, WAV)
Maag: Massenet – Manon (2 CD, WAV)

All thanks fly to Bob

Composer: Jules Massenet
Orchestra: Orcestra e coro del Teatro alla Scala
Conductor: Peter Maag
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: WAV (tracks)
Label: Butterfly Music
Size: 1.28 GB
Recovery: +3%
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Gandolfi, Kertesz: Rossini – Petite Messe Solennelle, Stabat Mater (2 CD, APE)

Gandolfi, Kertesz: Rossini - Petite Messe Solennelle, Stabat Mater (2 CD, APE)
Gandolfi, Kertesz: Rossini – Petite Messe Solennelle, Stabat Mater (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Performer: London Symphony Chorus
Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Romano Gandolfi, Istvan Kertesz
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B0000041MB
Size: 595 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Audiophile HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Angel/EMI) Pietro Mascagni – L‘amico Fritz (Freni/Pavarotti)

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The best Pavarotti recording ever !
If you want to enjoy in Pavarotti’s great talent, don’t look any further. In this great opera Pavarotti shows why he became one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. But to put it this way would be unjust towards all the other musicians that contributed to this fabolous recording. All, without exception, are inspired. Probably thanks to the electrifying presence of Gavazzeni, the gifted although not so famous director. It must be him, I don’t see any other way that every single musician could bring out the best in him or her for this recording. This recording truly deserves EMIs title of “Greatest Recordings of the Century”.

# Composer: Pietro Mascagni
# Performer: Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti,  Vincenzo Sardinero
# Orchestra: Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden
# Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
# Vinyl (1969)
# Number of discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# Label: Angel (EMI)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN: B00004VVZL
# Size: 1.93 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Super HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Angel) Charles Gounod – Roméo et Juliette (Freni/Corelli)

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Thanks to a friend, I can offer you the possibility to compare (sonically) my UK EMI 1st edition with this US Angel 1st edition
This is maybe the best possible tragic-love story by Shakespeare you will ever listen to. Young Mirella Freni and Franco Corelli (oh, what a dream-team) weep all doubts away. When you have listened to the grandious sounding opening sequence of this opera, you’ll be sure: this is the best “Romeo and Juliet” on earth.

# Composer: Charles Gounod
# Performer: Mirella Freni, Franco Corelli, Xavier Depraz, Elaine Lubin
a. m. o.
# Orchestra: Paris National Opera Theater Orchestra
# Conductor: Alain Lombard
# Vinyl (1968)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac (Tracks)
# Label: Angel

# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
B000002S5T
# Size: 3.04 GB
# Scan: yes

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Super HD-Vinyls 24/96 (EMI) Charles Gounod – Roméo et Juliette (Freni/Corelli)

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Reposted, now with FF links
This is maybe the best possible tragic-love story by Shakespeare you will ever listen to. Young Mirella Freni and Franco Corelli (oh, what a dream-team) weep all doubts away. When you have listened to the grandious sounding opening sequence of this opera, you’ll be sure: this is the best “Romeo and Juliet” on earth.

# Composer: Charles Gounod
# Performer: Mirella Freni, Franco Corelli, Xavier Depraz, Elaine Lubin
a. m. o.
# Orchestra: Paris National Opera Theater Orchestra
# Conductor: Alain Lombard
# Vinyl (1968)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac (Tracks)
# Label: EMI

# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
B000002S5T
# Size: 2.65 GB
# Scan: yes

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