Eccentric Opera

LA Opera, James Conlon - John Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles (2016)

LA Opera, James Conlon - John Corigliano & William M. Hoffman: The Ghosts of Versailles (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:35:34 | 785 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Pentatone | Catalog: PTC5186538

PentaTone's live recording of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles is billed as the world premiere recording, though it was preceded by the 1991 video recording of the Metropolitan Opera's production, which was conducted by James Levine and starred Teresa Stratas. Even so, this 2016 audiophile presentation of the LA Opera production, conducted by James Conlon, is a major event for opera lovers, especially since the Met's recording is difficult to find and performances of The Ghosts of Versailles are rare.

Soap Opera Digest - February 26, 2018  Magazines

Posted by Pulitzer at Feb. 16, 2018
Soap Opera Digest - February 26, 2018

Soap Opera Digest - February 26, 2018
English | 100 pages | True PDF | 20.4 MB
Herbert von Karajan - The Complete EMI Recordings 1946-1984, Vol.2: Opera & Vocal (2008) (72 CDs Box Set) REPOST

Herbert von Karajan - The Complete EMI Recordings 1946-1984, Vol.2: Opera & Vocal (2008) (72 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | APE (Image+.cue, log) | 15,8 Gb | Scans -> 11 mb
MP3 320 kbps | 71 CDs, 27 Hours 46 Mins | 10,27 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera, Romantic / Label: EMI Classics

Volume 2 of EMI's comprehensive Herbert von Karajan centenary edition gathers virtually all of the conductor's operatic and vocal output for the label in one place, taking up 71 CDs (Disc 72 contains complete librettos in the form of PDF files). I use the word "virtually" because the package omits four posthumously issued archival items taped live during the 1957-60 Salzburg Festivals (Beethoven's Missa solemnis, Brahms' German Requiem, Bruckner's Te Deum, and Verdi's Requiem). Otherwise, it's all here.

Opera omnia  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Barvaz at Feb. 11, 2018
Opera omnia

Opera omnia by Concetta Avella
Italian | 2012 | ISBN: n/a | 75 pages | PDF | 1.8 MB
Alfredo Simonetto, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano della RAI - Cimarosa: Il Credulo; Sesto Bruscantini: Sings opera arias (2006)

Alfredo Simonetto, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano della RAI - Cimarosa: Il Credulo; Sesto Bruscantini: Sings opera arias (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 254 Mb | Total time: 79:06 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Archipel Records | # ARPCD 0362 | Recorded: 1956

Cimarosa’s opera, which reuses some items from the composer’s Il matrimonio in ballo of 1776, exists in two versions. The first – the holograph manuscript of which is preserved in the Conservatorio di Musica SW. Pietro a Majella, in Naples – was entitled Il credulo and consists of two acts – although the second contains only one scene and a chorus. The second version is in one act and is entitled Il credulo deluso. The manuscript of this version is in London, British Library Add MS. 16001. The one-act version omits a few items, particularly some in Neapolitan dialect.
Max Emanuel Cencic, Diego Fasolis, I Barocchisti - Handel: "Mezzo-Soprano" - Opera Arias (2010)

Max Emanuel Cencic, Diego Fasolis, I Barocchisti - Handel: "Mezzo-Soprano" - Opera Arias (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 357 Mb | Total time: 64:03 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | # 50999 6945740 1 | Recorded: 2009

Max Emanuel Cencic accurately describes himself as a mezzo-soprano rather than a counter tenor. His tone, while pure, is colorfully nuanced, nothing like the blanched purity that was once (but is thankfully no longer) stereotypical of counter tenors. A lifetime of singing the most advanced repertoire has given him a confident technique, exceptionally sure intonation, astonishing vocal power, and an effortless-sounding flexibility; at the age of six he sang the Queen of the Night's "Der Hölle Rache on Zagreb" television, and he went on to become a soloist with the Vienna Boys' Choir. On this album he tackles some of Handel's most virtuosic and demanding mezzo arias, most of them relatively unfamiliar. /quote]

Opera Canada - February 2018  Magazines

Posted by Shor at Feb. 9, 2018
Opera Canada - February 2018

Opera Canada - February 2018
English | 64 pages | True PDF | 10.0 MB

Soap Opera Digest - February 19, 2018  Magazines

Posted by Pulitzer at Feb. 9, 2018
Soap Opera Digest - February 19, 2018

Soap Opera Digest - February 19, 2018
English | 100 pages | True PDF | 22.3 MB

OPERA OMNIA  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Barvaz at Feb. 5, 2018
OPERA OMNIA

OPERA OMNIA by Giovanni Radiciotti
Italian | 2018 | ISBN: n/a | 351 pages | PDF | 13.5 MB
Trichur Ramachandran & Charumati Ramachandran et al - The Nauka Charitram - Tygaraja's Krishna Opera (2003) {Navras NRCD 01772}

Trichur Ramachandran & Charumati Ramachandran et al - The Nauka Charitram - Tygaraja's Krishna Opera (2003) {Navras NRCD 01772}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 406 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 165 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 49 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2003 Sony BMG India / Navras Records UK | NRCD 0177 2
Indian Music / Carnatic / Raga / Indian Classical Vocal / Indian Classical / World

"Nauka Charitram aka The Boat Performance" was the first ever Opera kind of composition set in Carnatic Classical music written by Saint Thyagaraja in 18th century. IMO, It's very difficult to explain this kind of music. So, I would advice you to go through the scans that I included to read the superb sleeve notes written by Christian Ledoux. 'Trichur Ramchandran', One of the greatest legends of Carnatic Classical music has performed this auspicious performance along with his wife 'Charumathi Ramachandran' and many revered Carnatic Musicians were superbly accompanied in this rare piece of Carnatic Opera. Heartily Recommended.