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VA - Adagios Collection: 27 CD (1992-2009)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at April 21, 2015
VA - Adagios Collection: 27 CD (1992-2009)

VA - Adagios Collection: 27 CD (1992-2009)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 9,09 Gb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 1992-2009

This is a Great Classical piece for the lovers of classical, as well as the ones who may hate it. These Adagios CDs get beter and better each time there is a new release. I must warn you there some good as well as some bad ones. There is a certain Adagio flavor for everyones.
VA - The Decca Sound - The Analogue Years, 1954-1980 (2013) (54 CD Box Set)

VA - The Decca Sound - The Analogue Years, 1954-1980 (2013) (54 CD Box Set)
MP3 320 kbps | 54 CDs, 02:16:08:45 min | 8,63 Gb | Scans -> 103 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

THE ANALOGUE YEARS presents a 50-Album overview across 54 CDs, in original jackets, of the celebrated international recordings that emerged from the London-based record label in that pre-digital era.
Renata Scotto - Legendary Performances of Scotto (2007) (14 CD Box Set)

Renata Scotto - Legendary Performances of Scotto (2007) (14 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | Covers included | 3,55 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 14 Cds, 14:23:37 min | 1,94 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera / Label: Bravissimo

All of these are live recordings so the sound is quite variable. The standard square box contains separate soft plastic sleeves in which the cds are inserted. The advantage is that the cds are well protected (minor risk for scrapes compared to cardboard), but there is no information printed on the sleeve since it is made of plastic.
Richard Bonynge, Joan Sutherland,  Luciano Pavarotti - Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda [1992/1966]

Bellini - Beatrice di Tenda (Richard Bonynge, Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti) [1992/1966]
Classical | DECCA 433 706-2 | TT: 197.32 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 859 Mb

Bellini’s penultimate opera – written for La Fenice, Venice, in 1833 – has never enjoyed the popularity of such works as La sonnambula, Norma and I puritani. Listening to this vintage Joan Sutherland recording dating from 1966, it is hard to fathom why. The story is strong and stirring – a sort of cross between Maria Stuarda and La Gioconda – and offers fine roles for the wronged titular heroine, her villainous husband Filippo, her platonic admirer Orombello and his would-be mistress, Agnese del Maino (a Princess Eboli avant la lettre). How odd that Sutherland never managed to persuade Covent Garden to mount it for her, especially with this glorious cast. The Decca set is historic because it offered the legendary Sutherland/Pavarotti collaboration for the first time on disc. Luciano is wonderfully stylish here, elegant and ringing: Nureyev, vocally-speaking, to Sutherland’s Fonteyn. La Stupenda was going through one of her ‘moony’, muddy-diction phases, but the vocalism is quite dazzling. It’s a joy to encounter Josephine Veasey in her only commercially recorded Italian role: velvet-toned, shining, she is Sutherland’s most lustrous mezzo rival in any bel canto recording. (BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE)

VA - The Decca Sound (2011) (50 CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by murena at March 19, 2017
VA - The Decca Sound (2011) (50 CD Box Set)

VA - The Decca Sound (2011) (50 CD Box Set)
MP3 320 kbps | 50 CDs | 8,45 Gb | Covers > 183 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

A 50-CD set of legendary recordings celebrating the world-renowned Decca Sound. Classic-status pioneering stereo recordings from the past 60 years and starring a galaxy of internationally-acclaimed artistic talent.
Gaetano Donizetti - L'Elisir d'Amore (Pavarotti, Battle, Nucci, Dara - Levine) [1990]

Gaetano Donizetti - L'Elisir d'Amore (Pavarotti, Battle, Nucci, Dara - Levine) [2009]
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 516 MB
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | TT: CD1:60’56; CD2:41’40

This studio recording was made in 1989 coinciding with a memorable production from the Metropolitan Opera, later captured on DVD. It's a delightful performance, and a wonderful highlight of Pavarotti's later career. Kathleen Battle's sparkling soprano is a brilliant accompaniment to Pavarotti's still-ringing tone.
"Pavarotti's voice was still beautiful and pliable, his phrasing exquisite. And he loved the role of Nemorino and always seemed happy with both its comedy and pathos–he steals every scene he's in, and no one minds…Kathleen Battle sings Adina with perfect, pearl-like tone, absolute fluency and commitment, and a trill to die for…Enzo Dara is an ideal Dulcamara, just the right combination of huckster and sentimentalist, with ease in every register and with fast music."
– Robert Levine, ClassicsToday.com
Luciano Pavarotti - Edition 1: The First Decade [27 CD Remastered Box Set] (2014)

Luciano Pavarotti - Edition 1: The First Decade [27 CD Remastered Box Set] (2014)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 4,17 Gb
Label: Decca Music | Release Year: 2014

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the relationship between Luciano Pavarotti and Decca a fitting occasion to marvel once again at the sheer quality of the voice of the 20th Century s greatest tenor.
This 27 CD survey reviews the totality of Pavarotti s remarkably intense first decade with Decca. Everything the artist recorded for the company from signing his contract until 1973 is here, allowing critics and collectors and opera lovers once more to appreciate his exceptional achievement in that first decade for the Decca label.
VA - Decca: Wiener Philharmoniker - The Orchestral Edition [65 CD Limited Edition Box Set] (2014) Part 3

VA - Decca: Wiener Philharmoniker - The Orchestral Edition [65 CD Limited Edition Box Set] (2014) Part 3
Classical, Orchestral | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 4,57 Gb | Artworks 1,26 Gb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2014

A luxurious and authoritative 64CD orchestral and concerto set, celebrating one of the world’s great orchestras and their 64-year relationship with Decca Classics.
Few labels can claim to be so associated with a city as inextricably as Decca is with Vienna. No history of classical recordings would be complete without a chapter documenting how both Decca and the WP worked to perfect the art of recording in the city’s great concert halls, most notably in the famous Sofiensaal.
Donizetti - La Favorita (Richard Bonynge, Fiorenza Cossotto, Luciano Pavarotti) [1990]

Donizetti - La Favorita (Richard Bonynge, Fiorenza Cossotto, Luciano Pavarotti) [1990]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 3cd, 746.76 MB
Classical | Label: DECCA | Catalog Number: 430 038-2

There is only one studio recording available of Donizetti's La Favorita (Italian version, not the original French language La Favorite) This is a bravura role for Luciano Pavarotti who's voice is certainly at its best here singing the role of Fernando, repertoire that could have been written just for him. The high C's and C#'s are exquisite here. He truly seems to know what he is singing about for this recording and his performance comes accross as very believable because of it. Fiorenza Cossotto is especially moving in her role as the "the favorite," Leonora. I found it unfortunate that she was not in better voice for the first act of this recording. Very disturbing was the love duet with Pavarotti.
Legendary Performances of Scotto: Verdi - Rigoletto (Carlo Maria Giulini, R.Scotto, L.Pavarotti)

Legendary Performances of Scotto: Verdi - Rigoletto (Carlo Maria Giulini, R.Scotto, L.Pavarotti) [2007/1966]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 473 MB
Classical | Bravissimo | BRV 9910 | CD1:61'09; CD2:66'44

All of these are live recordings so the sound is quite variable. The standard square box contains separate soft plastic sleeves in which the cds are inserted. The advantage is that the cds are well protected (minor risk for scrapes compared to cardboard), but there is no information printed on the sleeve since it is made of plastic. There is some basic information printed on each cd (name, composer, cd #, the act/s and the date of the recording). There is also a small 24pg booklet that introduces the box including some photos as well as content description for each disc (opera, singers, time and location as well as a list of the separate tracks). I have been collecting these boxes for a while and always find it worthwhile as there are gems nicely interspersed in these collections. By Moonfish