Album Opera

Oxmo Puccino ‎- Opera Puccino (1998) {Delabel}  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Jan. 18, 2017
Oxmo Puccino ‎- Opera Puccino (1998) {Delabel}

Oxmo Puccino ‎- Opera Puccino (1998)
XLD Rip | (tracks+.cue, log) | Сovers | 421 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 162 mb
Hip-Hop, Jazzy Hip-Hop, Rap Français | Label: Delabel ‎- 7243 8 457862 6

Oxmo Puccino's 1998 debut, Opéra Puccino, was produced almost entirely by DJ Mars, who evidently gleans inspiration from Pete Rock and DJ Premier. His alternately sensitive and rugged beats are a fitting backdrop for the French-language MC’s low-profile yet tense flow. “Mensongeur” is a surprising dancefloor diversion, where Puccino is pitched somewhere between Notorious B.I.G. and Mase.

The Kinks - Soap Opera (1975/2014) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 14, 2017
The Kinks - Soap Opera (1975/2014) [TR24][OF]

The Kinks - Soap Opera
Classic Rock | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 37:41 min | 812 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Legacy Recordings | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 1975/2014

If there ever were a testament to Ray Davies' stubbornness and ornery perversity, it's Soap Opera. Released after the draining, two-part, hopelessly muddled rock opera Preservation, Soap Opera is the grandest concept album the Kinks ever made. Davies' tackled a topic that seemed manageable compared to Preservation – how "Ordinary People" escape the doldrums with dreams of stardoms – but conceived the production as a bit of a radio play, with prominent guest vocalists and narration. Improbably, it feels larger, campier, more excessive than Preservation, even if it's considerably more focused and consistent.
Mussorgsky - Boris Godounov (1869 & 1872 Versions) (Valery Gergiev, Kirov Opera & Orchestra) (5CD) (1998)

Mussorgsky - Boris Godounov (1869 & 1872 Versions) (Valery Gergiev, Kirov Opera & Orchestra) (5CD) (1998)
EAC Rip | (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers | RAR | 1418 mb
Classical, Opera | Label: Philips - 462 230-2, 462 547-2, 462 548-2, 462 549-2, 462 550-2, 462 551-2

Mussorgsky's masterpiece performed by Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Opera & Orchestra. This set includes both the 1869 and 1872 versions.

Jussi Bjorling - Opera Arias (1999)  Music

Posted by Aregak at Jan. 10, 2017
Jussi Bjorling - Opera Arias (1999)

Jussi Bjorling - Opera Arias (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKs+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 310.78 MB
Classical | Label: Naxos Historical. US | Catalog Number: 8.110701

Jussi Björling was one of the strongest and steeliest lyric tenors of the 20th century, as famous for his Rodolfo in La Boheme as he was for his Calaf in Turandot. This superbly engineered survey of his early career takes us from 1936 to 1948, and covers, for the most part, his standard repertoire of French and Italian music–extracts from Aida and from Faust, and from both Massenet's Manon and Puccini's Manon Lescaut. He was a singer equally at home with the elegances of bel canto and with the passionate sorrows of verismo–he is particularly fine in "Vesti la guibbia" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci… –Roz Kaveney
Wagner - Die Walküre (Erich Leinsdorf, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) (MET 1940) (2013) {Sony Classical}

Wagner - Die Walküre (Erich Leinsdorf, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) (MET 1940)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | RAR | 574 mb
Classical, Opera | Label: Sony Classical / 88765 42717 2/D11+12+13

Not being a lifelong Wagner devotee, I'm not sure if this particular performance has been released before or not, but I do know that it was included in a 2013 9-title release of Wagner operas recorded live from The Met from 1937 through 1954.

Why this performance? 3 words: Flagstad, Melchior, Huehn. I would add to that Leinsdorf, especially since the recording quality is so bad; his faster-than-the-norm tempi help cut through the densely muddy sound quality.
Jonas Kaufmann - The Verdi Album (2013) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Jonas Kaufmann - The Verdi Album (2013) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.29 GB
Genre: Opera - Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Qobuz

One of the finest singers of our time and the world’s leading tenor, Jonas Kaufmann presents his personal tribute to one of opera’s most beloved composers, Giuseppe Verdi.
Sol Gabetta, Bertrand Chamayou - The Chopin Album (2015) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Sol Gabetta, Bertrand Chamayou - The Chopin Album (2015) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.37 GB
Genre: Classical | Rls.date: 2015 | Official Digital Download - Source: qobuz

On her new album, cello superstar Sol Gabetta teams up with one of the best young artists, French pianist Bertrand Chamayou. Gabetta and Chamayou have played together on many occasions and quickly became both friends and artistic partners. They collaborated on the album concept and will tour this repertoire in Europe throughout 2015. The Chopin Album contains a selection of pieces by well-loved composer Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) as well as music by his close friend, the composer and cellist Auguste-Joseph Franchomme (1808-1884).
Leontyne Price - The Complete Album Collection Of Opera Arias And Duets: Box Set 14CDs (2011)

Leontyne Price - The Complete Album Collection of Opera Arias and Duets: Box Set 14CDs (2011)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,62 Gb | Scans 17 Mb
Label: Sony Music Classical | Release Year: 2011

Limited fourteen CD set. The Complete Collection of Operatic Recital Albums brings together for the first time all the recital and duet albums which Leontyne Price recorded between 1960 and 1982. Starting with her operatic d‚but with arias, it features not only her legendary Scenes from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, but also the famous complete Prima Donna Collection consisting of five volumes released between 1966 and 1980.
Giacomo Puccini -  Rome Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Leinsdorf - Turandot (2006) {Hybrid-SACDISO & HiRes FLAC}

Giacomo Puccini - Turandot
Rome Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Leinsdorf
2xSACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 4,62 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 2,31 GB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # Living Stereo 82876-82624-2 | Country/Year: US 2006
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Opera

"This Grammy winner, one of the most successful versions of Puccini's final opera, offers Nilsson's first recording of the title character, and Bjoerling's last operatic portrayal on disc, including a heroic, for-the-ages "Nessun dorma". The extraordinary orchestration, befitting a story set in ancient China, benefits from the new DSD remastering."
Franz Schreker - BOB, Blunier - Irrelohe, Opera In 3 Acts (2011, MDG "Live" # 937 1687-6) {Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip} [RE-UP]

Franz Schreker - Irrelohe, Opera In 3 Acts
Beethoven Orchester Bonn / Stefan Blunier / Chor und Extrachor des Theater Bonn
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 500 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Live" # 937 1687-6 | Country/Year: Germany 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Opera, Late Romantic

…The vivid MDG recording is slightly distanced, so the volume needs to be increased considerably for its fine qualities to become evident. Balances between voices and orchestra are excellent, and for those listening in multi-channel the surround speakers have been used to great effect for the off-stage brass, distant bells and chorus in the Act 3 cataclysmic immolation of Irrelohe castle. There is no applause or audience noise but the movement of singers on the stage is clearly defined with very few extraneous sounds being captured by the microphones. This is the latest addition to the Schrecker discography and will be welcomed by all admirers of the composer and can be confidently recommended.