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    Alastair Miles!

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    Quote Originally Posted by M Palmer View Post
    Alastair Miles!
    Plain and simple

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    Alastair Miles!
    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle View Post
    Plain and simple
    I don't need another Messiah set, but then I have to check out this Miles' singing so maybe...
    "All of Italian opera can be heard in [Bellini's] "Ah! non creda [mirarti]."
    --Renata Scotto in "Scotto, More Than a DIva."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    I don't need another Messiah set, but then I have to check out this Miles' singing so maybe...
    Specially for you:

    http://www.prestoclassical.co.uk/adv...CD&label=&cat=
    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
    "Mahatma Gandhi"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pugg View Post
    May I add a new voice : The trumpet shall sound", Philippe Sly

    This by FAR is my favorite performance of that particular Aria.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidpneff View Post
    This by FAR is my favorite performance of that particular Aria.
    He's got a marvellous voice, don't you think?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pugg View Post

    May I add a new voice : The trumpet shall sound", Philippe Sly
    Wow!! What a fabulous voice, thank you.

    I only have one Messiah on my mp3 and can't remember who it is or where it came from. I need to rectify that!
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    Wonderful tone. Not a fan of the swooping though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M Palmer View Post
    Wonderful tone. Not a fan of the swooping though.
    So many people so many different taste.
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    Check out Nathan Berg--track 5 and others here:
    http://www.allmusic.com/album/georg-...h-mw0001798627
    "All of Italian opera can be heard in [Bellini's] "Ah! non creda [mirarti]."
    --Renata Scotto in "Scotto, More Than a DIva."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    Check out Nathan Berg--track 5 and others here:
    http://www.allmusic.com/album/georg-...h-mw0001798627
    Nice voice, not really a Herreweghe fan though .
    Last edited by Pugg; Aug-31-2016 at 04:59.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pugg View Post
    Nice voice, not really a Herreweghe fan though .
    But this one is not Herreweghe. It is William Christie.
    "All of Italian opera can be heard in [Bellini's] "Ah! non creda [mirarti]."
    --Renata Scotto in "Scotto, More Than a DIva."

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    Try James Oldfield in the clips from this album:

    "All of Italian opera can be heard in [Bellini's] "Ah! non creda [mirarti]."
    --Renata Scotto in "Scotto, More Than a DIva."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pugg View Post

    May I add a new voice : The trumpet shall sound", Philippe Sly
    Very deep and powerful! Good stuff.
    "Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy." - Ludwig van Beethoven

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