Super HD-Vinyls 24/192 (Decca/London) Alfredo Catalani – La Wally (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)


Revisited, after 7 years, now with the benefits of the Black Bird Gang and the AR SP15…and in 192k
La Wally was premiered at a time when Italian verismo was emerging, but this opera was not a part of that school. Rather, it reflected its composer’s interest in the works of Wagner and other figures of the late Romantic period. Although it is seldom performed outside of Europe (especially in Italy), the work is known to many opera enthusiasts through its Act One aria for the heroine, “Ebben?…Ne andrò lontana,” a haunting reverie on the theme of traveling alone and far from home. The aria, aside from its popularity as a concert piece among prominent spinto and dramatic sopranos, was introduced to viewers of the cult movie “Diva”.

Composer: Alfredo Catalani

Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Justino Diaz, Piero Cappuccilli
Orchestra: Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra

Conductor: Fausto Cleva
Vinyls 1969
Number of Discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: London (Decca)
DR-Analysis: DR 14
Size: 4.58 GB

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Server: FF

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Audiophile HD-Vinyls 24/192 (Decca) Giuseppe Verdi – Otello (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

Captured in 32 bit/384 kHz
Revisited with the benefits of the current equipment

In the year 1960 something magic happened in Vienna…

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Aldo Protti
Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Vinyl 1960
Number of Discs: 3
Format: FLAC
Label: Decca
DR-Analysis: DR 15
Size: 5.33 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF
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Super-High-End HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Decca) Giacomo Puccini – Tosca (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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I thought, it’s time to revisit this jewel with the new rig, ripping it in 192/24, as gift for under your Xmas-tree
The best TOSCA ever – perfect in every way: performance, dramatic act, sound !

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, George London
# Orchestra: of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome
# Conductor: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
# Vinyl (1960)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# Size:  4.35 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

Pay attention:
the track B7-C1 Act 2 – ‘Ov’e’ Angelotti’ – ‘Mario, tu qui’ was, however, “forgotten” by me to be loaded – please DL the track (separate file) and include it to your folder.

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The Decca Sound (50 CD box set, FLAC)

The Decca Sound (50 CD box set, FLAC)

The Decca Sound (50 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 50 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B005D51II0
Size: 15.8 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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Serafin: Verdi – Falstaff (2 CD, APE)

Serafin: Verdi - Falstaff (2 CD, APE)

Serafin: Verdi - Falstaff (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Orchestra: Chicago Lyric Opera
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Legato Classics
ASIN: B0000019XD
Size: 560 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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High-Definition Vinyls 96/24 (Decca) Giacomo Puccini – Manon Lescaut (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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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

# Server: FileFactory

 

HD-Vinyls 96/24 (Decca) Giacomo Puccini – La Fanciulla del West (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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Reposted, now with FF links
Face it. All the best opera recordings were made between the mid 50s and early 70s. Fortunate for us that the final golden age of opera singing coincided with the onset of high fidelity stereo recording. This Fanciulla is a golden age performance.

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Tozzi
# Orchestra: Orchestra e coro dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia of Rome
# Conductor: Franco Capuana
# Vinyls (1958)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN CD: B0000041UN

# Size: 2.58 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

 

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Audiophile HD-Vinyls 24/96 & 16/44.1 (Decca) Francesco Cilea – Adriana Lecouvreur (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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finally I got it again on vinyl….
One must hear at her “Poveri fiori” as well as her duets (especially the final one) with del Monaco to understand that Tebaldi “owned” the role.

# Composer: Francesco Cilea
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Giulietta Siminionato
# Orchestra: Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia
# Conductor:
Franco Capuana
# Vinyls (1961)
# Number of discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 13/14
# ASIN CD: B00000E4LB
# Size: 2.59 GB & 598 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Decca) G. Verdi – La Forza Del Destino (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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Stop searching for a great „Forza“, my friends. This 1955 recording (Stereo version issued 1959) is the best complete work by Verdi you can find. Still unbeaten after 58 years!
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Ettore Bastianini, Fiorenza Cossotto
# Orchestra: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome
# Conductor: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
# Vinyl (1959)
# Number of discs: 3
# Format: FLAC
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN: B000SSPL0I
# Size: 3.14 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory
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Sensational Vinyl Mono 16/44.1 (Decca) Giuseppe Verdi – Aida (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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New Rip, reposted, now with FF links
This recording of Aida is perhaps not the best available, but captures Tebaldi and Del Monaco at their prime. They sound glorious here. And lets not forget the great Ebe Stignani.

# Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
# Singer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Ebe Stignani, Aldo Protti
# Orchestra: Chorus & Orchestra of the Accademia Santa Cecilia, Rome
# Conductor: Alberto Erede
# Vinyl (1952)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN: B00000421U
# Size: 345 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Special HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Decca&London) Giacomo Puccini – Il Trittico (Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi, Il Tabarro)

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Completely new rips, now with FF links
No panic: the three rips were made several weeks ago, so they don’t suffer of the known problems of the last days. I only had now the time to end-process them and make the pics.

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Fernando Corena, Robert Merrill
# Orchestra: Maggio Fiorentino Musicale
# Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
# Vinyls (1962)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: London + Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 14-15-14
# ASIN: B0000041PC
# Size: 2.44 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: rapidshare

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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Decca) Arrigo Boito – Mefistofele (Tebaldi/Del Monaco/Siepi)

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My friends, stop looking for Boito’s gem…This is the best MEPHISTO on earth, not because of Tebaldi/Del Monaco/Decca…but because of the magnificent bass Cesare Siepi.
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Arrigo Boito
# Performer: Cesare Siepi, Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco
# Orchestra:  Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

# Conductor: Tullio Serafin
# Vinyls (1958)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN CD: B00000421J

# Size: 2.51 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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High-Def Vinyls 96K24B (Decca) Umberto Giordano – Andrea Chenier (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)

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Stop searching for “Chenier” – this is the only one “Chenier” that you need. Dedicated to my beloved uncle, there in heaven, a great Del Monaco-Fan, that made me to an operatics specialist.
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Umberto Giordano
# Performer: Mario Del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Ettore Bastianini, Fernando Corena
# Orchestra: Accademia di Santa Cecilia of Rome

# Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
# Vinyls (1957/58)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# Label: London (Decca)

# ASIN CD: B00000E42X
# Size: 2.06 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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HD-Vinyls 96/24 (London/Decca) Giuseppe Verdi – Il Trovatore (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)


Mario del Monaco has the perfect voice for Manrico. His interpretation contrasts with the sweet and moving Leonora sung by Renata Tebaldi.
Reposted, now on FF

# Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Giulietta Simionato, Giorgio Tozzi
# Orchestra: Coro del Maggio Fiorentino, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

# Conductor: Alberto Erede
# Vinyls (1956)

# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac (Tracks)
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN CD: B00000E2QV

# Size: 2.38 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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HD-Vinyls 96/24 (London/Decca) G. Verdi – Un Ballo In Maschera (Tebaldi/Pavarotti/Milnes)


Reposted, now with FF links
OMG !!! What a dream-team could have been happen – Tebaldi & Pavarotti ! A singer, a superstar, (her voice only a shadow of its glory) is going to left the scene, another singer is going to become a superstar !
Life can be very cruel to us operatics lovers !

# Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
# Performer: Renata Tebaldi, Luciano Pavarotti,  Sherrill Milnes, Regine Resnik, Helen Donath
# Orchestra: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome
# Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti

# Vinyl (1971)
# Format: Flac
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 11
# ASIN CD: B003FCDVZQ

# Size: 2.3 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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HD-Vinyls 96/24 (Decca) Giacomo Puccini – Turandot (Tebaldi/Del Monaco)


Reposted, now on FF – complete new rip with the new ADC/DAC

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Inge Borkh, Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco, Nicola Zaccaria
# Orchestra: Orchestra e coro dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia of Rome
# Conductor: Alberto Erede
# Vinyls (1966)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# DR-Analisys: DR 14
# Label: London (Decca)

# ASIN CD: B000025WUE
# Size: 2.33 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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