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Chiave di Volta - Ritratto libero (2004) {Lizard} **[RE-UP]**

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Chiave di Volta - Ritratto libero (2004) {Lizard} **[RE-UP]**

Chiave di Volta - Ritratto libero (2004) {Lizard}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 369 mb
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 122 mb
Genre: progressive rock

Chiave Di Volta were an Italian progressive rock band who gained a lot of attention with their 2004 debut album Ritratto Libero. Unfortunately, they never returned for a second effort. This is their one shot at progressive rock fame, which became prized infamy. An incredibly solid album. This is a Lizard presentation.

Sarah Brightman - The Harem World Tour: Live From Las Vegas (2004)

Posted By: popsakov
Sarah Brightman - The Harem World Tour: Live From Las Vegas (2004)

Sarah Brightman - The Harem World Tour: Live From Las Vegas (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 469 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 162 Mb
Full Scans | 01:05:53 | RAR 5% Recovery
Classical Crossover, Pop, Vocal | EMI / Angel Records #7243 5 57802 25

The one drawback of live albums is that the listener is left on their own to visualize what is happening on the stage. For most pop/rock recordings this is not a serious detriment. But for a highly stylized and theatrical show such as Sarah Brightman's Harem World Tour: Live From Las Vegas, the music and visuals go hand-in-hand and this edited CD version of the program lacks the impact felt by the enthusiastic live audience. With applause heard within instrumental passages, including the elongated opening, it leaves a listener puzzled as to what is happening. Without any visuals all that is left is the music, which is immaculately performed yet devoid of any spontaneity.

Gabriele Ferro, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice - Bellini: La Sonnambula (2013) [Blu-Ray]

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Gabriele Ferro, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice - Bellini: La Sonnambula (2013) [Blu-Ray]

Gabriele Ferro, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice - Bellini: La Sonnambula (2013) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 23911 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 130 min | 29,9 Gb
Audio1: Italiano / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3330 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1280x720 / 2735 kbps / 29,97 fps | 130 min | 6,01 Gb
Audio: Italiano / PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits | DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | C Major | Sub: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean

…Massimo Checchetto’s opening set…is winningly picturesque…Bepi Morassi’s staging within it seems perfectly natural, its charms never forced. Pratt has a beautiful, expressive face, ever alive to Amina’s changing fortunes and her unchanging love. Her voice, too, is lovely and expressive…She’s endearingly simple, just as Amina should be. Gabriele Ferro conducts the Fenice forces with grace and practiced style…The sound is spacious and the Blu-ray image crystal clear. (Opera News)

Sergio Vartolo, Soloists of the Cappella Musicale di S. Petronio - Lamenti Barocchi (2011)

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Sergio Vartolo, Soloists of the Cappella Musicale di S. Petronio - Lamenti Barocchi (2011)

Sergio Vartolo, Soloists of the Cappella Musicale di S. Petronio - Lamenti Barocchi (2011)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 885 Mb | Total time: 66:31+72:52+75:22 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.503241 | Recorded: 1995

The lament became a current and important feature of Italian Baroque monody, with its rhetorical and therefore dramatic connotations, generally set over a four-note descending bass line. The best known, though not the earliest, of these laments is probably Monteverdi's Lamento d'Arianna, a later version of which, with a sacred Latin text, was included in the composer's Selva morale e spirituale, published in Venice in 1641. In 1607 Monteverdi had provided the music for a favola in musica performed at the court of Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga in Mantua, where the composer was maestro di cappella. Orfeo, with a libretto by Alessandro striggio, has a literary source in the Metamorphoses of Ovid. The success of Orfeo led to the creation of a new dramatic work, a tragedy in musica, in 1608, a deliberate attempt, as the pastoral Orfeo was not, to create a work that would in some way revive ancient Greek tragedy.

Malibran - Oltre L'Ignoto (2001) [Reissue 2006]

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Malibran - Oltre L'Ignoto (2001) [Reissue 2006]

Malibran - Oltre L'Ignoto (2001) [Reissue 2006]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 317 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 124 MB | Covers - 132 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: MALS (MALS 142)

"Oltre L'Ignoto" sees Malibran fresh and inspired, the whole album is sung in Italian for the first time. Musically the album follows the same vein as with La Città Sul Lago (1998), their sound is more modern compared to the early days, but still their musicianship has a strong retro influence. Alternating between symphonic arrangements with powerful organ, harmonic flutes and sensitive guitar work and more Neo-Proggish moments with floating synthesizers and strong guitar solos, Malibran are still alive and well, offering some splendid moments among the overall decent stuff of the album, especially in the longer tracks. There are also plenty of acoustic passages with the support of violin, cello and smooth bass to give a sort of dreamy feeling to the album.

Pandora - 2 Studio Albums (2011-2013)

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Pandora - 2 Studio Albums (2011-2013)

Pandora - 2 Studio Albums (2011-2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 778 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 286 MB | Covers - 326 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: AMS Records

The band was born in September 2005, when Claudio Colombo (drummer) decided to start a musical project with keyboardists Beppe Colombo and Corrado Grappeggia. At first, their main inspiration came from the progressive rock of the 1970s - they wrote their own music drawing from groups such as Genesis, Yes, P. F. M, New Trolls, etc… So, Pandora began as a group dedicated to the composition of progressive pieces - giving life first to large pieces that espouse fantasy and research sounds and melodies. They show the harmony of a group that combines the emergence of Beppe's experience, the musical culture and composition of Corrado, and the talent of Claudio. In 2008, the group registered their first CD entitled "Dramma di un Poeta Ubriaco "; it contains original songs that represent the path of Pandora's project…

Arnold Ostman, The Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra and Chorus - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2001)

Posted By: ArlegZ
Arnold Ostman, The Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra and Chorus - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2001)

Arnold Östman, The Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra and Chorus - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 583 Mb | Total time: 75:04+79:21 | Scans included
Classical | Label: DECCA | # 470 059-2 | Recorded: 1989

It is an elegantly comic performance with a light orchestral sound, brisk tempi and lighter voices than usual. This is not to say that the reading is lacking in gravitas and there are many felicitous moments. It is a good cast, headed by Håkan Hagegård in the title role. His Giovanni is a little lacking in menace, but is full of volatile energy and sung in a suave baritone voice. The standout performance is the Leporello of the French-Swiss bass-baritone Gilles Cachemaille; the quick and pointed recitatives between him and Hagegård really fizz and his Catalogue aria is a masterpiece of breath control. The two leading ladies are interestingly cast; Arleen Auger’ lighter-voiced than most Donna Annas, produces a rich, creamy sound, while the mezzo Della Jones is a fiery Donna Elvira, with the pungency of her high notes especially impressive.

Pierpaolo Bibbò - Diapason (1980) [Reissue 1994] (Re-up)

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Pierpaolo Bibbò - Diapason (1980) [Reissue 1994] (Re-up)

Pierpaolo Bibbo - Diapason (1980) [Reissue 1994]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 277 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 97 MB | Covers - 15 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Mellow Records (MMP 201)

From 1980 comes this lovely prog inspired album from Pierpaolo Bibbo. "Diapason" was a very good and unique symphonic album during a period that was considered less than stellar among most progressive rock fans. It was recorded during 1979 and released on La Strega Records in 1980. Bibbo composed everything and co-produced the album with Marcello Mazzella. He played guitars and bass, handled vocals, and played synths showing a high level of all-around competence. Other musicians provided additional keyboards, drums, violin, and flute giving the album a reasonable "band" feel. Like other symphonic releases of this period "Diapason" doesn't outwardly break a lot of new ground but Bibbo's unique talents and interesting approach give this work a fresh feel…

Andrea Bocelli - Concerto: One Night In Central Park (2011)

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Andrea Bocelli - Concerto: One Night In Central Park (2011)

Andrea Bocelli - Concerto: One Night In Central Park (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 370 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 166 Mb
Full Scans ~ 125 Mb | 01:08:45 | RAR 5% Recovery
Decca Records / Sugar Music / Almud Edizioni Musicali S.r.l. #B0015977-02
Classical / Classical Crossover / Opera / Pop / Vocal

Concerto: One Night in Central Park is a live album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. The album was recorded September 15, 2011, during a concert at the Central Park's Great Lawn, in New York. Guest performers included Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, Bryn Terfel, Pretty Yende, and music producer David Foster. The album, immediately upon release, entered the Billboard Top 10 and peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200.

VA - Planet Rap: A Sample Of The World (1993) {Tommy Boy}

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VA - Planet Rap: A Sample Of The World (1993) {Tommy Boy}

VA - Planet Rap: A Sample Of The World (1993) {Tommy Boy}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 363 mb
Genre: hip-hop, rap

Planet Rap: A Sample Of The World is a 1993 compilation featuring international hip-hop artists ranging from German to Japanese, Portuguese to Italian and others, plus a few English cuts. This was released by Tommy Boy Records.

Nikolaus Harnoncourt - The Complete Sony Recordings, Part 3 [5CDs] (2016)

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Nikolaus Harnoncourt - The Complete Sony Recordings, Part 3 [5CDs] (2016)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt - The Complete Sony Recordings, Part 3 (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 1,47 Gb | Total time: 05:31:22 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sony Classical | # 88875173752 | Recorded: 1991-2015

Nikolaus Harnoncourt The Complete Sony Recordings brings together for the first time Harnoncourt s complete recordings from 2002-2015 with his Concentus Musicus Wien, the Wiener Philharmonike, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Symphonieorchester des Bayrischen Rundfunks. The Sony Classical edition features his famous symphony recordings of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Bruckner, alongside his celebrated performances of great choral works such as the Verdi, Brahms and Mozart Requiems and Haydn's Die Schöpfung, as well as Mozart's opera Zaide, Haydn's Orlando paladino and Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. Also included are previously authorized but unreleased recordings of J. S. Bach s Cantatas Nos. 26 & 36, Beethoven's Christus am Ölberge and Dvorák's Stabat Mater.

Evelino Pido, Lyon Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna - Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (2002)

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Evelino Pido, Lyon Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna - Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (2002)

Evelino Pidò, Lyon Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna - Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (2002)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Italiano (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.79 Gb (DVD9) | 125 min
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Chinese

Frank Dunlop's witty, unvarnished view of Donizetti's country comedy, updated to the 1930s, is delightful to see, wondrous to hear. Gheorghiu and Alagna make an ideal partnership as capricious girl and shy bumpkin. They both act and sing their roles to near perfection in a staging that exposes the heart and heartlessness as much as the fun of this work.

Maria Callas - Maria Callas Sings Bellini (2021)

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Maria Callas - Maria Callas Sings Bellini (2021)

Maria Callas - Maria Callas Sings Bellini (2021)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 721 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 419 Mb | 03:02:36
Classical, Vocal | Label: Warner Classics

Maria Callas was an American-born Greek soprano who was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpretations. Her repertoire ranged from classical opera seria to the bel canto operas of Donizetti, Bellini and Rossini and, further, to the works of Verdi and Puccini; and, in her early career, to the music dramas of Wagner. Her musical and dramatic talents led to her being hailed as La Divina ("the Divine one").

Claudio Abbado, The Chamber Orchestra of Europe - Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims (2008)

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Claudio Abbado, The Chamber Orchestra of Europe - Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims (2008)

Claudio Abbado, The Chamber Orchestra of Europe - Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims (2008)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 572 Mb | Total time: 67:07+68:35 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 477 7435 | Recorded: 1984

This is one of those great Rossinian singing competitions in which everyone–and, in particular, the listeners–wins. Composed as a piece of occasional entertainment for the coronation of Charles X in Paris, Rossini borrowed liberally from his recent comic success Le Comte Ory and fashioned a musical necklace chock filled with one shiny bauble after another. Each character has a showpiece aria, from the highs of soprano Cecilia Gasdia as a melodramatic poetess all the way down to the basso realms of Samuel Ramey and Ruggero Raimondi. The ensembles are as delicious as the solos, and Claudio Abbado, in a very theatrical mood (this was recorded live) keeps everything going wittily and with great elan. The plot is practically nonexistent, but with singing like this, it's hard to complain.

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - The British Project (2021)

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City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - The British Project (2021)

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - The British Project (2021)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) 284 MB | Cover | 01:11:57 | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 165 MB
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra continue The British Project with the release of works from William Walton’s opera Troilus and Cressida. The recording comprises the four-movement Symphonic Suite reworked and arranged from the original operatic score by Christopher Palmer. The CBSO and its charismatic conductor convey all the charm, swagger, and sumptuous sonorities of this music in a performance captured live at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie.