Opera

When Opera Meets Film (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Jan. 16, 2017
When Opera Meets Film (repost)

When Opera Meets Film by Marcia J. Citron
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0521895758 | 344 pages | PDF | 3,4 MB

The Kinks - Soap Opera (1975/2014) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 14, 2017
The Kinks - Soap Opera (1975/2014) [TR24][OF]

The Kinks - Soap Opera
Classic Rock | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 37:41 min | 812 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Legacy Recordings | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 1975/2014

If there ever were a testament to Ray Davies' stubbornness and ornery perversity, it's Soap Opera. Released after the draining, two-part, hopelessly muddled rock opera Preservation, Soap Opera is the grandest concept album the Kinks ever made. Davies' tackled a topic that seemed manageable compared to Preservation – how "Ordinary People" escape the doldrums with dreams of stardoms – but conceived the production as a bit of a radio play, with prominent guest vocalists and narration. Improbably, it feels larger, campier, more excessive than Preservation, even if it's considerably more focused and consistent.

The Don Giovanni Moment: Essays on the Legacy of an Opera  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Willson at Jan. 11, 2017
The Don Giovanni Moment: Essays on the Legacy of an Opera

Lydia Goehr, Daniel Herwitz, "The Don Giovanni Moment: Essays on the Legacy of an Opera (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts)"
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0231137540 | 264 pages | EPUB | 18.2 MB
Mussorgsky - Boris Godounov (1869 & 1872 Versions) (Valery Gergiev, Kirov Opera & Orchestra) (5CD) (1998)

Mussorgsky - Boris Godounov (1869 & 1872 Versions) (Valery Gergiev, Kirov Opera & Orchestra) (5CD) (1998)
EAC Rip | (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers | RAR | 1418 mb
Classical, Opera | Label: Philips - 462 230-2, 462 547-2, 462 548-2, 462 549-2, 462 550-2, 462 551-2

Mussorgsky's masterpiece performed by Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Opera & Orchestra. This set includes both the 1869 and 1872 versions.
Wagner - Die Walküre (Erich Leinsdorf, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) (MET 1940) (2013) {Sony Classical}

Wagner - Die Walküre (Erich Leinsdorf, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) (MET 1940)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | RAR | 574 mb
Classical, Opera | Label: Sony Classical / 88765 42717 2/D11+12+13

Not being a lifelong Wagner devotee, I'm not sure if this particular performance has been released before or not, but I do know that it was included in a 2013 9-title release of Wagner operas recorded live from The Met from 1937 through 1954.

Why this performance? 3 words: Flagstad, Melchior, Huehn. I would add to that Leinsdorf, especially since the recording quality is so bad; his faster-than-the-norm tempi help cut through the densely muddy sound quality.
Aesthetic Technologies of Modernity, Subjectivity, and Nature: Opera, Orchestra, Phonograph, Film

Aesthetic Technologies of Modernity, Subjectivity, and Nature: Opera, Orchestra, Phonograph, Film by Richard Leppert
2015 | ISBN: 0520287371 | English | 348 pages | EPUB | 44 MB
Am Abend nach der Oper / In the Evening After the Opera (1945)

Am Abend nach der Oper / In the Evening After the Opera (1945)
German | DVDRip | MKV | 718x576 | AVC @ 2000 kb/s | 1.43 GB
Audio: AC-3 @ 192 kb/s | 1 channel | 01:33:28 minutes | Subs: English (embedded, srt)
Genre: Drama, Romance

This totally forgotten film is adapted from a story by Franz Nabl who also provided the basis for Der verzauberte Tag. The story is about a rich murderer (Siegfried Breuer) who killed his wife out of jealousy nd tries to start a new life. He meets a young woman (Gusti Huber) and marries her without telling her the secret directly.

BBC - The Birth of an Opera (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 26, 2016
BBC - The Birth of an Opera (2016)

BBC - The Birth of an Opera (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2132 Kbps | 59mn 20s | 959 MB
Audio: English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Music

Documentary in which soprano Danielle de Niese provides a unique backstage pass to her preparations for the role of Rosina in Glyndebourne's 2016 production of Rossini's masterpiece The Barber of Seville, one of the greatest comic operas, to mark the 200th anniversary of its premiere. The film gives an unparalleled insight into how a top opera professional shapes a performance, both musically and dramatically.

Opera Gala - Live from Baden Baden (2016)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 20, 2016
Opera Gala - Live from Baden Baden (2016)

Opera Gala - Live from Baden Baden (2016)
Blu-ray: MPEG-4 AVC 30000 kbps, 1920*1080i, 29.970 fps, 16:9, High Profile 4.1
DTS-HD MA 5.1, 4162 kbps, 24-bit / LPCM 2.0, 48 kHz, 2304 kbps, 24-bit
Classical, Opera | Sony Music Entertainment | 02:18:50 | ~ 39.65 Gb

The Festspiel-Saison at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden culminated with Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel, Anja Harteros and Ekaterina Gubanova all on stage in this magnificent Opera Gala. The gala presented a diverse range of solo-arias and duets…

Queen - A Night At The Opera (1975)  Music

Posted by Oksana_m at Dec. 13, 2016
Queen - A Night At The Opera (1975)

Queen - A Night At The Opera (1975)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log > 319 Mb | Mp3 CBR 320Kpbs > 132 Mb
Hard/Prog/Classic Rock | TT - 49:26 | Label: Hollywood | Cat. # HR-61065-2 | US
Scans Included | NitroFlare, FileFactory | 1991, 20th Anniversary Edition

Queen were straining at the boundaries of hard rock and heavy metal on Sheer Heart Attack, but they broke down all the barricades on A Night at the Opera, a self-consciously ridiculous and overblown hard rock masterpiece…