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Götterdämmerung, or the Twilight of the gods, Immolation Scene, sung by Kirsten Flagstad, Hochdramatische Sopran
October 31, 2019

The 4th opera in the cycle is nothing if not perplexing.

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Siegfried, the third opera in the Ring, as sung by Lauritz Melchior, Heldentenor
October 30, 2019

The power of Melchoir’s voice in Wagner’s opera voice was, and still is, breathtaking.

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Die Walküre, Act I, Lotte Lehmann, Lauritz Melchior, Bruno Walter (c) 1935
October 24, 2019

One of the most famous recordings ever made.

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Das Rheingold, Clemens Kraus (c)
October 24, 2019

Das Rheingold is worth a listen.

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Time for Wagner!!
October 24, 2019

It’s time to delve into the story of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.

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Songs of the Auvergne, Madeleine Grey – Soprano
October 21, 2019

Madeleine Grey’s legacy of recordings is small but significant.

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Edmond Clément, French tenor
October 15, 2019

This French lyric tenor was at one point the Opéra-Comique’s highest paid singer.

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Celestina Boninsegna, high dramatic soprano
October 14, 2019

Italian operatic soprano, known for her interpretations of the heroines in Verdi’s operas.

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Irene Minghini-Cataneo, Italian Mezzo
October 5, 2019

Her free voice and the extension of sound is often not heard in singing today.

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History of Recording Music
October 4, 2019

A history from acoustical recording to the age of vinyl.

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