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Christa Ludwig (Carmen), James King (Don José), Eberhard Waechter (Escamillo), Jeanette Pilou (Macaëla), Lucia Popp (Frasquita), Margarita Lilova (Mercédès), Oskar Czerwenka (Zuniga), Reid Bunger (Moralès), Murray Dickie (Remendado) & Erich Kunz (Dancaïre)
In this 1966 live recording conductor Lorin Maazel adopts some rather extreme tempi, for instance rather stately in the introduction to the Toreador's song, but elsewhere seeming a bit rushed.... — More…
Robert Kerns (baritone), Mirella Freni (soprano), Jon Vickers (tenor), Anton Diakov (bass), Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano), Olivera Miljaković (soprano), Júlia Hamari (mezzo-soprano), Justino Díaz (bass-baritone), John van Kesteren (baritone), Milen Paunov (tenor)
Chor der Wiener Staatsoper,...
There’s some extremely potent singing from three of the leads (Bumbry, Vickers and Freni’s Micaëla), not least from Bumbry with a subtle range of dynamics that truly suggest both the almost obligatory... — More…
Works by Verdi, Bellini, Puccini, Giordano, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Bizet,Tchaikovsky & Wagner
Plácido Domingo (tenor)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Klobucar, Luisi, Karajan, Levine, Oren, Navarro, Slatkin, Santi, Albrecht, Viotti, Badea, Steinberg, Prêtre, Ozawa, Schneider, Dohnány, Stein & Domingo
…taken all in all, his is an amazing achievement. We shall not see or hear his like again in many a moon. Throughout the recorded sound is consistently true so that we feel carried back to... — More…