Vinyl Mono 16/44 (RCA) Tito Schipa – Operatic Recital (1924-1928)

front-small-boxsetOne of the few records I got from my beloved uncle Totò after his dead
Admirers of the incomparable tenor Tito Schipa will not want to be without this. No less than 15 arias Schipa recorded between 1924 and 1928 are included. Transfers have been made from clean, faultless 78 originals, some of them very rare. Schipa’s voice seems to emerge successfully from the special Nimbus transferring process. The result is magic. What a wonderful voice! This is one of those rare cds that can be played over and over a hundred times and the music and emotion remains as fresh as the first listening!

# Composer: Various
# Performer: Tito Schipa
# Vinyl (1984)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: RCA
# DR-Analysis: DR: 11
# Size: 136 MB
# Scan: yes
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High-Definition Vinyls 96/24 (Decca) Giacomo Puccini – Manon Lescaut (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

Reposted, now with FF links
This is really a very good recording, one of the best. Renata Tebaldi was a perfect Manon; she could sing as an angel, but also with great passion (Sola, perduta, abbandonata). Mario del Monaco was one of the best Des Grieux’s, perhaps more heroic in some moments, but his voice was always under perfect control. Truly, a “tenore robusto”.

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Fernando Corena
# Orchestra: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome
# Conductor: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
# Vinyl (1954)
# Number of discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN CD: B00000E4LA
# Size: 2.07 GB
# Scan: yes

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