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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)
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
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.
Opera Arias cover
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GLUCK
Opera Arias
Janet Baker (mezzo) / English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard.
[ SBS Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 19/Feb/2006 ]
"this is in general a thrillingly sung recital of music which, apart from the two arias on which I have concentrated, is not particularly well-known." (MusicWeb Feb 2006)
Verdi: La Traviata (complete opera recorded in 1962) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: La Traviata (complete opera recorded in 1962)
Joan Sutherland, Carlo Bergonzi, Robert Merill / Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino / Sir John Pritchard
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 15/Mar/2012 ]
"Sutherland's performance puts lovely things in the listener's way at every stage" (Gramophone)
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)
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)
The Organ At The Sydney Opera House cover
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BACH / ALBINONI / CLARKE / MENDELSSOHN / WIDOR / etc
The Organ At The Sydney Opera House
Peter Hurford (Organ of Sydney Opera House)
[ Australian Decca Eloquence / CD - released 1/Apr/2019 ]
While playing organs worldwide, and concentrating his work in his native England, Peter Hurford nonetheless gave recitals on organs across Australia throughout his long career. However, he hardly played an instrument more dazzling in its impact and...
Verdi - La Traviata (Highlights from the complete opera) cover
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Puccini - Madama Butterfly (Highlights from the complete opera) cover
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GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini - Madama Butterfly (Highlights from the complete opera)
Renata Tebaldi, Giuseppe Campora, Nell Rankin, Giovanni Inghilleri / Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Alberto Erede
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 20/Mar/2016 ]
"Tebaldi rises to every climax with opulent, unforced tone..Giuseppe Campora appeared regularly at the Met between 1955 and 1965. He sings naturally and musically, with no forcing of his attractive, lightish voice at climaxes." MusicWeb
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)
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance / Cox & Box cover
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GILBERT & SULLIVAN
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance / Cox & Box
Peter Pratt, Donald Adams, Thomas Round, Jean Hindmarsh, Kenneth Sandford / D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Isadore Godfrey, Royston Nash
[ Australian Decca Eloquence / 2 CD - released 25/Aug/2015 ]
"A classic recording and one of the very first Gilbert and Sullivan recordings ever made in stereo. The solo singing is all first-class with Thomas Round and Jean Hindmarsh (as Frederic and Mabel) being at their very best." Mel@Marbecks
From Melba To Sutherland cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
From Melba To Sutherland
Various Artists incls Nellie Melba, Joan Sutherland, Essie Ackland, Alfred Hill, Walter Kirby, Eileen Boyd, Harold Williams, Peter Dawson, etc
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 4 CD - released 30/Sep/2016 ]
From Melba to Sutherland: Australian Singers on Record is the first-ever comprehensive survey of the recordings of Australia's greatest singers - in a unique new four-CD set from Decca, complete with biographies, rare photographs in a 68-page booklet
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
Handel: Sosarme (complete opera recorded in 1955) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Sosarme (complete opera recorded in 1955)
Alfred Deller, William Herbert, Nancy Evans, Margaret Ritchie, etc / The Saint Cecilia Orchestra, Anthony Lewis
[ ABC Decca Eloquence / 2 CD - released 9/Aug/2019 ]
'Sosarme should cause a good deal of excitement … L'Oiseau-Lyre has assembled a brilliant cast.' New York Times
Ponchielli: la Gioconda (complete opera recorded in 1958) cover
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AMILCARE PONCHIELLI
Ponchielli: la Gioconda (complete opera recorded in 1958)
Anita Cerquetti, Franca Sacchi, Cesare Siepi, Giulietta Simionata / Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Gianandrea Gavazzeni
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Jun/2019 ]
'To compare Anita Cerquetti's Gioconda with Callas's is a revelation. Cerquetti brings to the role intelligence, musicianship, and an appealing voice' High Fidelity
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...
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: Princess Ida (complete operetta rec 1954) plus A Gilbert & Sullivan Spectacular cover
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GILBERT and SULLIVAN
Gilbert & Sullivan: Princess Ida (complete operetta rec 1954) plus A Gilbert & Sullivan Spectacular
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company with Donald Adams, Leonard Osborn, Peter Pratt, Thomas Round and Victoria Sladen / Isidore Godfrey (cond)
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/Jun/2018 ]
"A classic recording from the fifties. Some top soloists make this recording a joy to listen to. Thomas Round has an exceptional tenor voice and such simple pieces like "Ida was a twelve month old" are sung with much genuine conviction" mel@marbecks