In: Full opera

Callas, Kraus, Ghione (c), “The Lisbon Traviata” 1958
August 10, 2022

I have never done this before, but I am going to post an entire opera. This is the fabled Lisbon Traviata... Read More
Mozart, Don Giovanni, the terzetto (trio) of the three masks
March 20, 2022

Mozart's Don Giovanni is a very famous opera. Some say that it is the greatest opera ever written. It is about... Read More
Der Rosenkavalier final trio and final duet
December 9, 2021

I realized that I have never posted the ending of Der Rosenkavalier. I am correcting that mistake here. I am posting... Read More
Die Walküre, 1st Act, Lotte Lehmann and Lauritz Melchior, Bruno Walter (c)
March 25, 2021

Oh, yes, I've done it. I have steered myself back to vocal music, but I got caught in Wagner. What I... Read More
Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian Lyrico-Dramatic Soprano, sings Tchaikovsky with comparison to Netrebko
April 1, 2020

Galina Vishnevskaya, (Galina Pavlovna Ivanova), Russian soprano (born Oct. 25, 1926, Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. (now St. Petersburg, Russia]—died Dec. 11, 2012,... Read More
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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Handel’s Alcina – excerpts
September 1, 2019

I haven't dipped my toe into Baroque Opera.  It is genre unto itself, as anyone who has seen Les arts florissants... Read More
Puccini – Tosca -Melis, Pauli, Granforte, Azzimonti, Gelli, Sabajno (conductor) -1928-1929
October 22, 2018

I, unfortunately, have sensitive ears.  I came across this full version of Tosca on youtube.  It was recorded in 1928-1929.  On…

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