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And here we are in 2017, we decided to start it out with a few major changes. Some of those changes you might like, while others might not please you as much, but there always has to be a trade-off.

Let us begin with the good news. First of all, we would like to thank all the 100k visitors that come to us every day. Second, we would like to list all the changes that were recently made on our website:

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Now, we’d like to mention some of the unpleasant changes that will befall our users. As you might have noticed, we are now using a new file hosting website - IcerBox.com. From this day forward, all files can be downloaded from premium accounts only.

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VA - The Splendid Rebirth Of Italian Music (2017)

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VA - The Splendid Rebirth Of Italian Music (2017)

VA - The Splendid Rebirth Of Italian Music (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:11:39 | 170 Mb
Genre: Classical Music, Opera, Vocal / Label: Naïve Classique

Naïve Classique Presents The Splendid Rebirth of Italian Music. Must have for all Opera Vocal, Classical Music lovers, when Monteverdi, Tartini, Frescobaldi, Pergolese, Castello, Landini Vivaldi, Alessandro Scarlatti, Respighi, Traetta Boccherini filled with the contrast of this selection.

Jodie Devos & Quatuor Giardini - Il était une fois... (2016) {Alpha Classics}

Posted By: shamanicus
Jodie Devos & Quatuor Giardini - Il était une fois... (2016) {Alpha Classics}

Jodie Devos & Quatuor Giardini - Il était une fois… (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork + Booklet | 298 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 162 mb
Classical, Opera | Label: Alpha Classics, Outhere Music France - Alpha 244

With the rise of Romanticism, the topics of opera changed from the mythological fantasy of Baroque operas to the fairytale fantasy which graced the French stage long before Romanticism reached other European nations. Initiated by the Palazzetto Bru Zane, this project is built like a universal fairytale, inspired by Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Bluebeard, and others, as set to music by French composers of the Romantic period, alternating between famous composers such as Offenbach and Rossini and little known masters like Viardot, Silver, and Isouard. This imaginary opera was conceived and transcribed by Alexandre Dratwicki for piano quartet and two singers- a soprano and a mezzo, the roles of which are performed here by Jodie Devos and Caroline Meng.

Mozart - Cosi fan tutte (Arnold Ostmann) (2006/1984)

Posted By: Vilboa
Mozart - Cosi fan tutte (Arnold Ostmann) (2006/1984)

Mozart - Così fan tutte (Arnold Östmann) (2006/1984)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 7.11 Gb (DVD9) | 139 min
Classical | Arthaus Musik | Sub: Italiano, Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais

The old philosopher Don Alfonso enrages his two friends, the officers Ferrando and Guglielmo, with his claim that their fiancées will sooner or later be unfaithful to them - like all women. He proposes a wager, which the two friends accept. They swear on their honour as soldiers that they will prove him wrong and that Dorabella and Fiordiligi are not like “all women”. The immaculately restored eighteenth-century Court Theatre at the country residence of the Swedish Royal Family is the ideal home for period opera. Ever since Drottningholm Court Theatre was rediscovered in the 1920s, it has served as a living memorial to the fabulous extravagance of courtly entertainment and provided the wherewithal for the recreation of the spectacular scenic transformations of the seventeenth and eighteenth century operatic repertoire. The conductor Arnold Östman was appointed Drottningholm’s Artistic Director in 1980 and immediately set about establishing a Drottningholm Mozart style, attempting to recapture an authentic flavour through detailed historical research and the use of period instruments. He collaborates with German producer Willy Decker on this ever-popular Mozart comedy with an extensively rehearsed cast of young Swedish singers who “…proved a triumph of stylish teamwork, with singers and orchestra listening to each other, almost as it were breathing together.” (Daily Telegraph)

Mayr - Saffo (Franz Hauk) [2016]

Posted By: Vilboa
Mayr - Saffo (Franz Hauk) [2016]

Mayr - Saffo (Franz Hauk) [2016]
Classical | Naxos 8.660367-68 | TT: 121.24 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 533 Mb

No one did more to combine in his operas the innovations of the Viennese classical composers, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, with the Italian ideal of bel canto than Johann Simon Mayr, the Bavarian composer who rose to fame in Italy. His opera Saffo, first performed in 1794, dates from his years in Venice. Not only was it his first opera but it was premièred at the Teatro La Fenice where it was enthusiastically received. It is full of surprising and striking elements, with a strong musical realisation of the text, supportive string and woodwind writing and vivid solo and choral effects. Set by the Rock of Leucas, from which unsuccessful lovers leap to their deaths, the opera deals with the poetess Sappho’s unhappy love for Phaon, finally resolved in a happy ending.

Verdi - Nabucco (Domingo, Monastyrska; Levine) 2017 [HDTV 720p]

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Verdi - Nabucco (Domingo, Monastyrska; Levine) 2017 [HDTV 720p]

Verdi - Nabucco (Domingo, Monastyrska; Levine) 2017 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), ~4 mbps, 25 fps | Subs: Eng, Fre, Ger, Ita, Pol, Rus, Spam Swe | Italian, AC3 6ch 448kbps | 02:52:32 | 4.2 GB
Classical, Opera | Metropolitan Opera in HD | HDTV->MKV

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.

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Boris Christoff - Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2015)

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Boris Christoff - Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2015)

Boris Christoff - Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2015)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | Digital Booklet | 02:53:33 | 422 MB
Genre: Opera | Label: Pristine

This release comes as quite a surprise. Although John Lucas in his 1993 biography of Sir Reginald Goodall refers in a footnote to the existence of a BBC radio recording of the performance of Boris Godunov given at the Royal Opera Covent Garden on 10 June 1961 under Goodall’s baton, he does not list it in his discography of the conductor’s work in the same volume. It was in the event — with the exception of a single performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Golden Cockerel — the last conducting engagement undertaken by Goodall at Covent Garden for ten years. When he next appeared in the pit at the Royal Opera to conduct Parsifal – a BBC recording of one of those performances has already emerged on CD – he had already established his reputation as a Wagnerian. But he had always enjoyed critical approval for his interpretation of Boris, and the appearance of another opera in the sparse representation of Goodall on disc is to be wholeheartedly welcomed.

Rossini - La gazza ladra (Alberto Zedda) [2015]

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Rossini - La gazza ladra (Alberto Zedda) [2015]

Rossini - La gazza ladra (Alberto Zedda) [2015]
Classical | Naxos 8.660369-71 | TT: 180.12 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 772 MB

La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) marked a culmination of the convergence of serious and comic elements in Rossini’s work. The result is an ideal hybrid: a tragic opera with a happy ending that rises to the status of true opera seria. With its outstanding dramatic and musical qualities it remains one of Rossini’s greatest and most successful operas, a constant presence in the repertoire since its triumphant 1817 première in Milan. This performance is conducted by Alberto Zedda, who made his conducting début in 1956, produced the first critical edition of La gazza ladra, and is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the operas of Rossini.

Hans Graf - Berg: Wozzeck, Op. 7 (Live) (2017)

Posted By: SERTiL
Hans Graf - Berg: Wozzeck, Op. 7 (Live) (2017)

Hans Graf - Berg: Wozzeck, Op. 7 (Live)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 97:34 min | 224 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017

Based on real events and playwright Georg Bu chner's starkly vehement text, Alban Berg's tragic opera Wozzeck is an epoch-making work, in stark contrast to the previous high romantic ideals of the genre, that led Schoenberg to exclaim "now that's what I call an opera!" Immensely powerful and heartbreakingly moving as a drama, Wozzeck explores the victimisation, despair and madness of a central character who has no place in society, its deeply humane message and sublimely innovative score firmly establishing it as a 20th-century masterpiece.

Rameau - Dardanus (Raphael Pichon) (2016) [BluRay-rip]

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Rameau - Dardanus (Raphael Pichon) (2016) [BluRay-rip]

Rameau - Dardanus (Raphaël Pichon) (2016) [BluRay-rip]
BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 4972 kbps / 23.976 fps | 189 min | 8,59 Gb
Audio: French / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 16-bit
Classical | Harmonia Mundi | Sub: English, German, French

This video was recorded live at performances of the original version of 'Dardanus' (1739) given at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux in April 2015, in a production by Michel Fau and choreography by Christopher Williams. Raphaël Pichon, the Ensemble Pygmalion and a peerless line-up of soloists received unanimous acclaim from public and press alike. “van Mechelen rises splendidly to his major dramatic interventions and Florian Sempey as his rival Antenor is commanding and resonant. Michael Fau’s production with effective use of gesture and dance, and Emanuel Charles’s highly coloured, stately sets make for a very handsome visual presentation … Pygmalion provides vigorous and expert orchestral accompaniment, and Raphael Pichon’s assured direction secures superb coordination with the soloists and the firmly focused chorus.” (BBC Music Magazine)

Arthur Coquard & Edouard Lalo - La Jacquerie (2016) {Palazzetto Bru Zane}

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Arthur Coquard & Edouard Lalo - La Jacquerie (2016) {Palazzetto Bru Zane}

Arthur Coquard & Edouard Lalo - La Jacquerie (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers+booklet | 500 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 291 mb
Classical, Opera, French Opera | Label: Palazzetto Bru Zane - Ediciones Singulares / ES 1023

La jacquerie is a four-act opera commenced by Édouard Lalo in 1889 to a libretto by Édouard Blau and Simone Arnaud. The opera was unfinished when Lalo died in 1892, and it was completed by Arthur Coquard. The first performance was at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo on March 9, 1895.

Renata Tebaldi - Original Masters: Arias & Duets (5CDs, 2007)

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Renata Tebaldi - Original Masters: Arias & Duets (5CDs, 2007)

Renata Tebaldi - Original Masters: Arias & Duets (5CDs, 2007)
Classical, Vocal, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 903 MB | Booklet 14.2 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2007

Renata Tebaldi sings Arias & Duets album for sale by Renata Tebaldi was released Feb 13, 2007 on the Decca label. Renata Tebaldi sings Arias & Duets CD music is a 5-disc set with 54 songs.
Renata Tebaldi (1 February 1922 – 19 December 2004) was an Italian lirico-spinto soprano popular in the post-war period. Among the most beloved opera singers, she has been said to have possessed one of the most beautiful voices of the 20th century which was focused primarily on the verismo roles of the lyric and dramatic repertoires.

Rita Streich - Original Masters: The Viennese Nightingale (8CDs, 2003)

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Rita Streich - Original Masters: The Viennese Nightingale (8CDs, 2003)

Rita Streich - Original Masters: The Viennese Nightingale (8CDs, 2003)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1.41 GB | Covers 57 Mb
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2003

Rita Streich (born 18 December 1920 in Barnaul, Altai Krai, Russia, died 1987) was one of the most significant coloratura sopranos of the post-war period.
Rita Streich moved to Germany with her parents during her childhood, where she grew up bilingual, something that was extremely helpful during her later career. Among her teachers were Willy Domgraf-Fassbaender, Erna Berger, and Maria Ivogün.

Nuria Rial & Valer Sabadus - Sacred Duets (2017)

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Nuria Rial & Valer Sabadus - Sacred Duets (2017)

Nuria Rial & Valer Sabadus - Sacred Duets
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 60:24 min | 140 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2017

The Spanish soprano Nuria Rial and the countertenor Valer Sabadus are both stars of the booming Baroque music scene. Nuria Rial is a bright soprano with her “addictive timbre“ and Valer Sabadus' velvety "dramatic, crystal clear and lyric voice" (Süddeutsche Zeitung) are for the first time united in one recording.

Pergolesi - Adriano in Siria (Jan Tomasz Adamus) [2016]

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Pergolesi - Adriano in Siria (Jan Tomasz Adamus) [2016]

Pergolesi - Adriano in Siria (Jan Tomasz Adamus) [2016]
Classical | Decca 483 0004 | TT: 177.59 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 861 Mb

New love, position, power, revenge, disguise, mistaken identity, complications and passionate devotion – the full spectrum of baroque opera seria is here in this new recording of Pergolesi’s ‘Adriano In Siria’. Franco Fagioli leads the cast, alongside Romina Basso, Yuriy Mynenko, Dilyara Idrisova, Juan Sancho and Cigdem Soyarslan, accompanied by the exuberant Polish orchestra Capella Cracoviensis under the baton of Jan Tomasz Adamus. Famed for his Stabat Mater, Pergolesi died aged just 26 but had already completed four opera seria; ‘Adriano in Siria’ is the third of these and has a libretto by Metastasio.

Carlo Allemano - Spontini: Teseo riconosciuto (Live) (2017)

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Carlo Allemano - Spontini: Teseo riconosciuto (Live) (2017)

Carlo Allemano - Spontini: Teseo riconosciuto (Live) (2017)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:52:29 | 260 MB
Label: Bongiovanni | Release Year: 2017

It is an early work; the first serious opera written by the composer, at age 24, while he was still living in Italy. It works less than mediocre, which was performed for the first time in Florence in 1798, and then virtually abandoned to this day. It was picked up by Zedda '95 in Jesi theater, and that representation it in a CD recording is derived. I am not aware of other representations, or other incisions.