HD-Vinyl (Mono) 24/96 (RCA) Giuseppe Verdi – Falstaff Highlights (Arturo Toscanini)

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Many thanks to our friend Bob – Georgia on my mind 😀
There have been countless recordings of Verdi’s last opera. Many excellent. For example, von Karajan (with Tito Gobbi), Solti (with Geraint Evans), Bernstein (with Fischer-Dieskau), Giulini (with Renato Bruson), and more recently Davis (with Michele Pertusi). And even an English version, Daniel (with Andrew Shore). And they all have their unique qualities.
However, the benchmark remains Toscanini’s recording in 1950 with the NBC Symphony Orchestra on the RCA label. The cast may not be perfect, although Valdengo offers a first-rate interpretation. He also sang Iago in Toscanini’s 1947 NBC broadcast of Verdi’s Otello. Herva Nelli and Nan Merriman , also in that classic recording, reappear here. All the members of the cast perform admirably, and the ensembles, a crucial ingredient in this opera, are most effective. Cloe Elmo, as Mistress Quickly, is especially notable.

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Giuseppe Valdengo, Antonio Madasi, Frank Guarrera, Gabor Carelli, John Carmen Rossi, Norman Scott
Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Vinyl (1950)
Number of discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: RCA
DR-Analysis:
DR 15
Size: 1.22 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Decca) Mario Del Monaco sings Giuseppe Verdi, Vol. 1 & 2

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You surely have seen in your life such a situation: when a very important person died, the program on TV was changed or there were some extraordinary documentaries about.
When Mario Del Monaco died in 1982, the world should have stand still for a moment, but nothing happened: no extra docus about him on TV, no changed programs….what a shame. These were the words of my beloved uncle, the greatest fan of Super-Mario, who made of me also a great operatic lover and fan of Del Monaco. So many records of Del Monaco I’ve posted (and still I will post in the near future) are part of his collection, that he wanted me to get, when his time was coming.
Please, enjoy the world greatest opera singer ever!!!!!!!

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco
Orchestra: Accademia Di Santa Cecilia of Rome, New London Symphony Orchestra, L’Orchestre Du Grand Theatre De Geneva
Conductor: Alberto Erede, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Vinyl (1958-59)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Flac
Label: Decca
DR-Analysis: 11-12
Size: 767+ 836 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl Mono 24/96 (EMI/Seraphim) Giuseppe Verdi – La Forza Del Destino (Callas, Tucker, Serafin)

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If it were not for Maria Callas, we would all think that La Forza del Destino is essentially a prime exercise and showcase for great soprano voices, with a few goodies thrown in for the rest of the cast and the chorus. In this recording, Callas’s voice is not technically great, though it is usually good. She makes most of her points by other means: close attention to the value of words, subtle nuances of tone and phrasing, an uncompromising determination to confront the emotions in the text and convey them honestly and strongly, even when they reach a terrifying intensity. We have here, under the absurdities of plot, a compelling psychological portrait of a woman driven beyond her limits–a woman whose brother wants to kill her lover, who has killed her father. The supporting cast is skilled and Serafin shapes a powerful interpretation. — Joe McLellan

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Maria Callas, Richard Tucker, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Renato Capecchi, Plinio Clabassi
Orchestra: Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Vinyl (1954)
Number of Discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: EMI/Seraphim
DR-Analysis: 13
Size: 1.75 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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Giuseppe Verdi – Macbeth (Giuseppe Altomare, Dimitra Theodossiou, Giorgio Giuseppini, Dario di Vietri, Ernesto Petti , Giuseppe Sabbatini ,Dario Argento ) (2013,Opera,DVD9)

Giuseppe Verdi - Macbeth (Giuseppe Altomare, Dimitra Theodossiou, Giorgio Giuseppini, Dario di Vietri, Ernesto Petti , Giuseppe Sabbatini ,Dario Argento ) (2013,Opera,DVD9)

Giuseppe Verdi – Macbeth (Giuseppe Altomare, Dimitra Theodossiou, Giorgio Giuseppini, Dario di Vietri, Ernesto Petti , Giuseppe Sabbatini ,Dario Argento ) (2013,Opera,DVD9)

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:Giuseppe Altomare
Orchestra:Orchestra Filarmonica del Piemonte
Director:Dario Argento
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVDVideo
Size:7.71 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Subtitles:Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Japanese
Server: datafile

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Giuseppe Verdi – Rigoletto (Ponnelle, Chailly, Pavarotti, Wixell, Gruberova) (1982,Opera Film,DVDRip)

Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto (Ponnelle, Chailly, Pavarotti, Wixell, Gruberova) (1982,Opera Film,DVDRip)

Giuseppe Verdi – Rigoletto (Ponnelle, Chailly, Pavarotti, Wixell, Gruberova) (1982,Opera Film,DVDRip)

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:Luciano Pavarotti
Orchestra:Choir of the Vienna state Opera, Vienna Philharmonic orchestra
Conductor:Riccardo Chailly
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVDRip
Label:Unitel
Size:1.45 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Server: datafile

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Giuseppe Verdi – Otello ( Josе Cura, Dorothea Rоschmann, Carlos Аlvarez, Christian Thielemann, Vincent Boussard) (2016,opera,HDTVRip)

Giuseppe Verdi - Otello ( Josе Cura, Dorothea Rоschmann, Carlos Аlvarez, Christian Thielemann, Vincent Boussard) (2016,opera,HDTVRip)

Giuseppe Verdi – Otello ( Josе Cura, Dorothea Rоschmann, Carlos Аlvarez, Christian Thielemann, Vincent Boussard) (2016,opera,HDTVRip)

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:José Cura
Conductor:Christian Thielemann
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:HDTVRip
Size:1.14 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Server: datafile

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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (EMI/Angel) Giuseppe Verdi – Aida (Caballé, Domingo, Muti)

front-small-boxset All thanks for this beauty go to my generous donator from Lake Michigan area
Behind the pyramids and the elephants, the long lines of prisoners of war and of slaves carrying booty, the choral shouts of “Glory to Egypt,” and the splendid brass sounding the Triumphal March, Aida is the story of a love triangle: Aida, an Ethiopian princess who has become a slave in Egypt; Amneris, an Egyptian princess; and Radamès, the Egyptian general they both love (Aida secretly). There are ironies and conflicts: How can she love a man who is the enemy of her country, but who says he has fought and conquered for the sake of her love? It is suitable only for the biggest opera houses and therefore demands voices capable of great power as well as emotional expressiveness. Montserrat Caballé, Plácido Domingo, and Fiorenza Cossotto provide such voices, and Ricardo Muti conducts with a sense of drama and dynastic glory. –Joe McLellan

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Fiorenza Cossotto, Piero Cappuccilli, Nicolai Ghiaurov
Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Vinyl (1974)
Number of Discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: EMI/Angel
DR-Analysis: DR 14
Size: 2.82 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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Verdi – Ernani (Marco Berti, Carlo Guelfi, Giacomo Prestia, Susan Neves, Nicoletta Zannini, Samuele Simoncini) (2005,Opera,HDTV)

Verdi - Ernani (Marco Berti, Carlo Guelfi, Giacomo Prestia, Susan Neves, Nicoletta Zannini, Samuele Simoncini) (2005,Opera,HDTV)

Verdi – Ernani (Marco Berti, Carlo Guelfi, Giacomo Prestia, Susan Neves, Nicoletta Zannini, Samuele Simoncini) (2005,Opera,HDTV)

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:Marco Berti
Orchestra:Chor und Orchester des Teatro Regio di Parma
Conductor:Antonello Allemandi
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:HDTV
Size:10.44 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Subtitles:Deutsch, English, Español, 한국어, 简体中文, Français
Server: datafile

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Verdi – Simon Boccanegra (Leo Nucci, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Tamar Iveri, Francesco Meli) (2010,Opera,HDTV)

Verdi - Simon Boccanegra (Leo Nucci, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Tamar Iveri, Francesco Meli) (2010,Opera,HDTV)

Verdi – Simon Boccanegra (Leo Nucci, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Tamar Iveri, Francesco Meli) (2010,Opera,HDTV)

Composer:Verdi
Performer:Leo Nucci
Orchestra:Chor und Orchester des Teatro Regio di Parma
Conductor:Daniele Callegari
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:HDTV
Size:11.08 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Subtitles:Deutsch, English, Español, 한국어, 简体中文, Français
Server: datafile

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Giuseppe Verdi – Un giorno di Regno (Loncosolo, Antonacci, Porta, Bordogna, Marianelli; Pier Luigi Pizzi; Donato Renzetti) (2012,Opera,DVD9)

Giuseppe Verdi - Un giorno di Regno (Loncosolo, Antonacci, Porta, Bordogna, Marianelli; Pier Luigi Pizzi; Donato Renzetti) (2012,Opera,DVD9)

Giuseppe Verdi – Un giorno di Regno (Loncosolo, Antonacci, Porta, Bordogna, Marianelli; Pier Luigi Pizzi; Donato Renzetti) (2012,Opera,DVD9)

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:Guido Loncosolo
Orchestra:Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma
Conductor:Donato Renzetti
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVDVideo
Label:Cmajor
Size:7.21 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Server: datafile

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