Pavarotti Zeffirelli

The Pavarotti & Friends Collection: The Complete Concerts, 1992-2000 (2002) [4 x DVD-9]

The Pavarotti & Friends Collection: The Complete Concerts, 1992-2000 (2002)
4xDVD9: NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Dolby AC3, 6 ch & 2 ch
Pop, Rock, Europop, Contemporary, Classical | ~ 32.13 Gb

The Pavarotti and Friends Collection celebrates the internationally renowned charity concert series that brought together the world's greatest pop performers with the greatest international classical star, Luciano Pavarotti.
James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti, Kathleen Battle - Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore (2005)

James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti, Kathleen Battle - Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore (2005)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 128 min | 7,55 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese | Recorded: 1991

It would be hard to imagine a better performance of Donizetti's comic masterpiece. If there was one role that ideally suited Luciano Pavarotti's voice and stage personality, it was Nemorino, the impoverished and not-very-bright peasant who worships the village's prettiest and richest young woman from a distance, is swindled by a traveling vendor of "miracle" medicines, but wins her hand by dumb luck. The story has comedy, pathos, and a put-down of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (or at least the Tristan story) written long before Wagner composed it.

Luciano Pavarotti - The People's Tenor (2017)  Music

Posted by edi1967 at Feb. 25, 2018
Luciano Pavarotti - The People's Tenor (2017)

Luciano Pavarotti - The People's Tenor (2017)
Mp3 @ 320 Kbps | 411 MB + 5% recovery
2 CD | 50 Tracks | 02:47:38 | Cover: Front, Back
Genre: Opera, Classical, Vocal | Label: Decca

Celebrating the extraordinary recorded legacy of the world's greatest tenor, Decca presents a snapshot of his best-loved recordings! 2-CDs presenting Pavarotti's most iconic and endearing moments 25 best opera moments and 25 best Neapolitan songs. 3 hours of all your favorite highlights from an incredible recording career.
A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian: All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli

A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian: All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli by Darl Larsen
English | February 15th, 2018 | ISBN: 1538103656, 9781538103654 | 497 pages | True PDF | 6.19 MB

As a follow-up to their first true feature film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the comic troupe next decided to tackle a “shadow” version of the Christ story. Shot in the Middle East and produced during Margaret Thatcher’s ascendant years, the film satirized—among other matters—authoritarianism and religious zealotry.
A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian: All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli

A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian: All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli by Darl Larsen
English | February 15th, 2018 | ASIN: B078T53QZ8, ISBN: 1538103656 | 752 pages | EPUB | 2.44 MB

As a follow-up to their first true feature film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the comic troupe next decided to tackle a “shadow” version of the Christ story. Shot in the Middle East and produced during Margaret Thatcher’s ascendant years, the film satirized—among other matters—authoritarianism and religious zealotry. Upon its release, Monty Python’s Life of Brian was both a critical and commercial success, and has been since hailed as one of the greatest comedies of all time. But the film also faced backlash from religious groups for its blasphemy, perceived or otherwise.
James Conlon, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti, Shirley Verrett, Cornell MacNeil - Puccini: Tosca (2010)

James Conlon, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti, Shirley Verrett, Cornell MacNeil - Puccini: Tosca (2010)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | Italiano (DTS, 6 ch) | 127 min+27 min (bonus) | 7.49 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Label: Decca | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol, Chinese | Recorded: 1978

Luciano Pavarotti will always be associated with the role of the painter Cavaradossi in Puccini's Tosca. His interpretations of the arias "Recondita armonia" and "E lucevan le stelle" became two of his greatest hits, which he sang at all his stadium concerts .
Gaetano Donizetti - L'Elisir d'Amore (Pavarotti, Battle, Nucci, Dara - Levine) [1990]

Gaetano Donizetti - L'Elisir d'Amore (Pavarotti, Battle, Nucci, Dara - Levine) [2009]
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 516 MB
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | TT: CD1:60’56; CD2:41’40

This studio recording was made in 1989 coinciding with a memorable production from the Metropolitan Opera, later captured on DVD. It's a delightful performance, and a wonderful highlight of Pavarotti's later career. Kathleen Battle's sparkling soprano is a brilliant accompaniment to Pavarotti's still-ringing tone.
"Pavarotti's voice was still beautiful and pliable, his phrasing exquisite. And he loved the role of Nemorino and always seemed happy with both its comedy and pathos–he steals every scene he's in, and no one minds…Kathleen Battle sings Adina with perfect, pearl-like tone, absolute fluency and commitment, and a trill to die for…Enzo Dara is an ideal Dulcamara, just the right combination of huckster and sentimentalist, with ease in every register and with fast music."
– Robert Levine, ClassicsToday.com
Franco Zeffirelli, Georges Pretre, Teatro alla Scala - Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (2005)

Franco Zeffirelli, Georges Prêtre, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Elena Obraztsova, Plácido Domingo, Teresa Stratas - Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (2005/1984)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.66 Gb (DVD9) | 140 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

The great Italian stage and screen director Franco Zeffirelli made these widely acclaimed films, both starring Plácido Domingo. with Georges Prêtre conducting the Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala. Pagliacci, which co-stars the great singing actress Teresa Stratas, brought Zeffirelli the coveted Emmy as Best Director in the category of Classical Music Programming. Cavalleria was filmed on location in Sicily, which adds immeasurably to the power and atmosphere of this timeless story of love, honour, justice, and violence.
James Levine, Teresa Stratas, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo - Puccini: Il Tabarro; Leoncavallo: Pagliacci [2005/1994]

Puccini - Il Tabarro; Leoncavallo - Pagliacci (James Levine, Teresa Stratas, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo) [2005/1994]
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.42 Gb (DVD9) | 140 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol

In 1994, the same Metropolitan Opera put two contrasting pieces of the verismo puzzle side by side—the belated verismo of Puccini’s Il Tabarro and the classic verismo of Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci, which had reached the stage some twenty-six years earlier.
Riccardo Muti, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Luciano Pavarotti, Daniela Dessi - Verdi: Don Carlo [2004/1994]

Verdi - Don Carlo (Riccardo Muti, Luciano Pavarotti, Daniela Dessi) [2004/1994]
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.02 Gb+5.46 Gb (2xDVD9) | 182 min
Classical | EMI | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol

Those who know Zeffirelli's style won't be surprised by the conventionally lavish production, but it effectively evokes the atmosphere of religious oppression and personal antagonisms Verdi so unerringly depicts. The dark-hued, threatening setting fits Muti's energetic, rhythmically vital conception. He quickens the emotions in a peculiarly Italianate way, and throughout evinces a feeling for the colouring of the score. His reading is in turn a good background for some thoughtful and idiomatic singing.