Eccentric Opera

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."

Squonk Opera - Astro-Rama (2008)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 26, 2015
Squonk Opera - Astro-Rama (2008)

Squonk Opera - Astro-Rama (2008)
DVD5: NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Dolby AC3, 2 ch, 192 Kbps
Progressive Rock / Art-Rock | Do Re Media | Scans Included | 01:07:55 | ~ 3.33 Gb

SQUONK OPERA is an American Crossover Prog project based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Their first big show was performed in a Pittsburgh junkyard, with choreographed cranes, roaring earthmovers and screaming machine shears over 20 years ago…

Johannes Ciconia: Opera Omnia (2011)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Dec. 21, 2012
Johannes Ciconia: Opera Omnia (2011)

Johannes Ciconia: Opera Omnia (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 2 CDs | Full Scans | 671 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Ricercar | Catalog Number: 316

Active in Venice and Padua at the beginning of the 15th century, Johannes Ciconia was undoubtedly the most important composer of this transitional period. Born in Liège and trained in the principles of the French and Italian Ars Nova, he played a considerable role in the musical development that led little by little towards the Renaissance.

Opera Now - April 2017  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at March 24, 2017
Opera Now - April 2017

Opera Now - April 2017
English | 100 pages | True PDF | 27 MB
Arthur Fagen, Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra & Opera Chorus - Rands: Vincent (2017)

Arthur Fagen, Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra & Opera Chorus - Rands: Vincent (2017)
Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 262 Mb (5% Rec.)
Classical | Label: Naxos | 2017 | 01:58:45

Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Music, Bernard Rands is well established as a major figure in contemporary music. His music has been described as 'plangent lyricism with dramatic intensity', qualities developed since his studies with Dallapiccola and Berio. Inspired in the 1970's by the then new Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam, Rands researched and sketched Vincent for the next 40 years. Described by the Huffington Post as Rands' 'crowning achievement', Vincent represents much of the great painter's life and in particular the dramatic setbacks of his later years, contrasting the affection of his brother Theo with intese inner struggles, his vicious conflict with Gauguin, and his tragic and untimely death.
Beggars Opera – Waters Of Change (1971) Vertigo/6360 054 – DE Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Beggars Opera – Waters Of Change
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: Vertigo/6360 054 | Released: 1971 | This Issue: 1974 | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music
Swimming in mellotron
“Waters of change” was Beggar’s opera’s best album in my opinion, full of strong melodies and well constructed songs. Having introduced themselves with the innovative, classically driven “Act one”, the band invested in a mellotron, which instantly became the dominant instrument in their sound. The band moved away from the intricate symphonic prog of their first album, towards the art rock of the Moody Blues and Barclay James Harvest.
V.A. - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks From Decca The Opera Company (6CDs, 2016)

V.A. - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks From Decca The Opera Company (6CDs, 2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1.07 GB | Covers 73.4 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2016

Decca, the opera company, presents a premium collection of the 100 most beautiful Opera tracks on 6 CDs. Enjoy classic arias and overtures, performed by the greatest opera stars of all time. Artists include Pavarotti, Bartoli, Fischer-Dieskau, Tebaldi, Calleja, Sutherland, Bergonzi, Ghiaurov, Freni, Nilsson, del Monaco, Domingo, Horne, Te Kanawa, Solti, von Karajan, Terfel, Price, Caballe, Kaufmann, Gheorghiu and more.
Kathleen Battle - French Opera Arias (Bastille Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Myung-Whun Chung) [2013]

Kathleen Battle - French Opera Arias (Bastille Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Myung-Whun Chung) [2013]
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 268 MB
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog Number: 479 1116 | TT: 62’52"

Kathleen Battle ended her operatic career on a sour note when she was fired from the MET, and this album somehow reflects that–it lacks her usual vivacity and joy. This is the only recital I've heard form her that's routine, and things aren't helped by the fact that her voice, a light colorature, isn't substantial enough for many of these arias, which are for a lyric soprano.
By Santa Fe Listener
Beggars Opera – Act One (1970) Vertigo/6360 018 – NL Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - NEW 2017 RIP!!

Beggars Opera – Beggars Opera Act One
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: Vertigo/6360 018 | Released: 1970 | This Issue: 197? | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection
What a mindblowing debut-album this is! The very melodic and harmonic music from this five-piece band is based upon an incredible dynamic and propulsive rhythm-section and splendid, very exciting Hammond organ work, often accompanied by a powerful and fiery electric guitar. The interplay between the musicians is magnificent and the excertions on keyboards and guitar are very compelling, in the spirit of the late Sixties and early Seventies.

Soap Opera Digest - 27 March 2017  Magazines

Posted by Torries at March 17, 2017
Soap Opera Digest - 27 March 2017

Soap Opera Digest - 27 March 2017
English | 100 pages | True PDF | 26 MB