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La Nilsson (arias and songs by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Gounod, etc) cover
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BIRGIT NILSSON
La Nilsson (arias and songs by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Gounod, etc)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano) / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Edward Downes (with Ake Leven, organ)
[ Decca ABC Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/Sep/2008 ]
One of the greatest soprano legends of all time, Nilsson's 1963 Decca recital with Sir Edward Downes of popular opera arias by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, et.al. has never been fully issued. Here it is on CD - issued complete for the first time and in...
Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina (complete opera recorded in 1969) cover
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MODEST MUSSORGSKY
Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina (complete opera recorded in 1969)
Drago Starc, Dušan Popović, Miroslav Čangalović, Melanija Bugarinović / Belgrade National Opera Chorus, Kreshimir Baranovich
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/Aug/2018 ]
A first release on CD for the first recording in stereo (and entirely complete) of Mussorgsky's tragic chronicle of faith, rebellion and repression in 17th-century Russia.
Love Live Forever - The Romance of Musical Comedy cover
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ROMBERG / KERN / OFFENBACH / ZELLER / LEHAR / STRAUSS
Love Live Forever - The Romance of Musical Comedy
Joan Sutherland (soprano) / Ambrosian Light Opera Chorus & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
[ Decca Eloquence / 2 CD - released 28/Apr/2016 ]
"The sumptuous recording catches the glory of Sutherland's voice to perfection against a sparkingly rich orchestral and vocal backing." (Penguin Guide)
Opera Gala cover
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ADAM / MASSENET / BIZET / BONONCINI / GRAUN / WAGNER / etc
Opera Gala
Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Irma Kolassi, Janine Micheau, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Richard Conrad, Lisa della Casa, Kirsten Flagstad, etc
[ Decca Eloquence / 20 CD Box Set - released 20/Nov/2020 ]
From Adam to Zandonai, from 1954 to 1996, 20 CDs made up of no less than 28 Decca opera recordings, most of them recorded as highlights albums, many long unavailable, newly remastered and all featuring the greatest singers of their age.
Herold: La Fille Mal Gardee / Lecocq: Mam'zelle Angot (Complete Ballets) cover
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FERDINAND HEROLD / CHARLES LECOCQ
Herold: La Fille Mal Gardee / Lecocq: Mam'zelle Angot (Complete Ballets)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Lanchbery / National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/May/2007 ]
"Here, with sound of spectacular Decca digital fidelity, Lanchbery conducts a highly seductive account of the complete ballet with an orchestra long familiar with playing it in the theatre." (Rosette Penguin Stereo Guide)
Adam: Giselle (Complete Ballet) cover
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ADOLPHE ADAM
Adam: Giselle (Complete Ballet)
Orchestre National de l'Opera de Monte-Carlo, Richard Bonynge (cond)
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/May/2007 ]
"This may not be the greatest ballet music ever, but it is tuneful and enjoyable and the performance and recording more than adequate, especially at such a reasonable price" (MusicWeb Aug 2007)
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado / Trial By Jury cover
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GILBERT & SULLIVAN
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado / Trial By Jury
Peter Pratt, Donald Adams, Thomas Round, Jean Hindmarsh, Kenneth Sandford, Julia Goss / D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Isadore Godfrey, Royston Nash
[ Australian Decca Eloquence / 2 CD - released 12/Dec/2015 ]
I am pretty safe in saying that this recording is probably one of the best G & S recordings..ever! A cast to die for! Listen to Thomas Round's most beautiful rendering of "Wand'ring minstrel" and the horrific crazy laugh of Donald Adams as the Mikado
Verdi - La Traviata (Highlights from the complete opera) cover
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Strauss, (R.): Der Rosenkavalier (complete opera recorded in 1958) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Strauss, (R.): Der Rosenkavalier (complete opera recorded in 1958)
Marianne Schech, Kurt Böhme, Irmgard Seefried, Rita Streich, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau / Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
[ SBS Deutsche Grammophon Australian Eloquence / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2016 ]
"Seefried is essential listening for lovers of great singing" (The Guardian)
Mozart - Die Zauberflöte, K620 (Highlights from the complete opera) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart - Die Zauberflöte, K620 (Highlights from the complete opera)
Walter Berry, Kurt Bohme, Hilde Gueden, August Jaresch, Wilma Lipp, Emmy Loose, Leopold Simoneau / Vienna State Opera Chorus, Karl Bohm
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 20/Mar/2016 ]
" Böhm performed Die Zauberflöte as a sublime work of transcendent humanity... Decca's 1955 sound is clear and evocative" AllMusic.com
El amor brujo / Noches en los jardines de Espana (with works by Granados & Ravel) cover
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MANUEL de FALLA
El amor brujo / Noches en los jardines de Espana (with works by Granados & Ravel)
Alicia de Larrocha (piano) / London Philharmonic, New Philharmonia, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, with Nati Mistral (contralto)
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/Aug/2014 ]
"beautifully clean and fresh … the warm acoustic is put to excellent use. The texture is open and there is an agreeable bloom on the strings." Gramophone Magazine (Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain)
Opera Without Singing (orchestral music by Puccini, Delibes, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Verdi, etc) cover
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OPERA WITHOUT SINGING
Opera Without Singing (orchestral music by Puccini, Delibes, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Verdi, etc)
BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
[ Australian SBS Philips Eloquence / CD - released 1/Jul/2008 ]
Opera has entrenched itself in popular consciousness thanks to the much publicised concerts of The Three Tenors, outdoor stagings of such operatic blockbusters as Aida and Turandot, opera concerts in the park, not to mention their ready incorporation...
Facade / Siesta / Scapino Overture / Portsmouth Point Overture (with music by Bax & Bliss) cover
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WILLIAM WALTON
Facade / Siesta / Scapino Overture / Portsmouth Point Overture (with music by Bax & Bliss)
Dame Edith Sitwell and Sir Peter Pears (narrators), English Opera Group Ensemble, Anthony Collins / London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 10/Nov/2010 ]
"As for the performance, it stands above all others since … must remain a classic to the end of time" Gramophone Magazine
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Sorcerer (Rec 1953) plus highlights from 'Utopia Ltd' cover
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GILBERT and SULLIVAN
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Sorcerer (Rec 1953) plus highlights from 'Utopia Ltd'
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company featuring Peter Pratt, Neville Griffiths and Donald Adams
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Jun/2018 ]
As the first full-length operatic collaboration between W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan, The Sorcerer has never achieved the popularity of its immediate successor, H.M.S. Pinafore, yet there is much to enjoy in this satire.
Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe (Complete Operetta recorded in 1972) cover
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GILBERT and SULLIVAN
Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe (Complete Operetta recorded in 1972)
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company with John Reed, John Ayldon, Lyndsie Holland / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royston Nash
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Feb/2018 ]
"Judy Merri displays an admirably firm mezzo in the title role […] there is an extra spaciousness that enables orchestral detail to come through in all its brilliance […] D'Oyly Carte enthusiasts should be well satisfied with the new...
Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore (Complete Opera recorded in 1971) cover
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GILBERT and SULLIVAN
Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore (Complete Opera recorded in 1971)
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, with John Reed, Pauline Wales, Thomas Lawlor, Christine Palmer, Ralph Mason / James Walker (cond)
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/Jun/2018 ]
"There is a real sense of staging and movement which is all to the good. The dialogue is well handled and is very much a plus factor.' Fanfare, November/December 1983
Solti at the Ballet [Incls 'La Boutique fantasque' & 'Gaîté Parisienne'] cover
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DUKAS / OFFENBACH / ROSSINI / TCHAIKOVSKY
Solti at the Ballet [Incls 'La Boutique fantasque' & 'Gaîté Parisienne']
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/Jul/2016 ]
"an absolutely splendid recording …This Solti performance [of La Boutique fantasque] is sheer delight, played as it is with a combination of style and gusto it needs; a most exhilarating performance …this is an excellent debut on Decca" Gramophone
Strauss, (R) - Salome (Complete opera recorded in 1972) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Strauss, (R) - Salome (Complete opera recorded in 1972)
Gwyneth Jones, Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, Richard Cassily / Hamburg State Opera, Karl Bohm
[ Australian Deutsche Grammophon SBS Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Nov/2014 ]
"singing of grandeur and magical intensity [from Gwyneth Jones, in the last scene] [...] [Fischer-Dieskau's] denunciation of the "Tochter Sodoms" chills the spine" (Gramophone)
Hilde Gueden sings operetta cover
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STRAUSS 11 / KALMAN / OSCAR STRAUSS / LEHAR / DOSTAL / STOLZ
Hilde Gueden sings operetta
Hilde Gueden (soprano) / Vienna State Opera / New Promenade Orchestra / Hans May
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 15/Dec/2015 ]
"my first choice is "Operetta Evergreens" in which Hilde Gueden is the lovely soloist in selections from Johann Strauss, Lehár, Kálmán, Zeller and others" (Gramophone Dec 1962)
Ariadne auf Naxos (complete opera recorded in 1970) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Ariadne auf Naxos (complete opera recorded in 1970)
Hildegard Hillebrecht, Tatiana Troyanos, Reri Grist, Jess Thomas / Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Karl Böhm
[ Australian Deutsche Grammophon SBS Eloquence / 2 CD - released 3/Apr/2015 ]
"Reri Grist is my ideal Zerbinetta, precise of rhythm and intonation, witty in phrasing and verbal inflexion, tough in attack yet delectably sensual in vocal quality, the whore of one's dreams, sweet and permissive and utterly natural, never calculat