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Thread: What opera CD/DVD have you purchased recently?

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    "Mefistofele" with Opolais, Calleja and Pape arrived a few days ago. It's not an opera I know, apart from the main arias, but the lovely Joseph is appearing in it at Munich next year, so I want to see how I get on with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pugg View Post
    I would have gone for the Di Donato in the San Francisco Opera, October 2012.
    I have the later one, good singing but horrible staging.
    The one from Zurich with Di Donato is a much better production and has a better overall cast. I saw it live and snapped up the Blu Ray when it came out. That would be my M e C top choice on Blu ray/DVD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Conte View Post
    The one from Zurich with Di Donato is a much better production and has a better overall cast. I saw it live and snapped up the Blu Ray when it came out. That would be my M e C top choice on Blu ray/DVD.

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    Added this classic recording to my collection after seeing a great price for a good quality used copy: under 7 dollars total!


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    Library sale $1.50 USD:
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    There are no long Wagner operas. Only short attention spans.

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    Donizetti: Rosmonda D'Inghilterra
    Jessica Pratt; Eva Mei; Dario Schmunck; Nicola Ulivieri; Donizetti Opera; Sebastiano Rolli


    DVD pre order, had a small windfall my way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Annied View Post
    "Mefistofele" with Opolais, Calleja and Pape arrived a few days ago. It's not an opera I know, apart from the main arias, but the lovely Joseph is appearing in it at Munich next year, so I want to see how I get on with it.
    And....did you liked it?
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    Stumbled across these great download deals and so grabbed them.

    Amazon: Big Baroque Box Set III (99 cent download) includes all the tracks for this:


    Amazon: Big Baroque Choral Box (99 cent download) includes all the tracks for this:
    Quote Originally Posted by Couchie View Post
    There are no long Wagner operas. Only short attention spans.

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