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  THE CRAFTY ART OF OPERA By Michael Hampe (translated by Chris Walton). Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2016. 186pp. Illustrated

  MASSENET, JULES: La Navarraise (Almeida)

  A WALK WITH IVOR GURNEY (Short)

  MASSENET, JULES: Le Mage (Laurent Campellone)

  ALLEMEIER: The Murder Ballads (Shawn Smith)

  MASSENET, JULES: Thaïs (Julius Rudel)

  ARGERICH (BLOODY DAUGHTER) (Martha Argerich)

  MATSON: Cooperstown (Sasha Matson)

  ARNAOUDOV: The Way of the Birds (Tanya Kazandjieva-Chauche)

   MAYR, GIOVANNI SIMONE: La Lodoiska (George Petrou)

  ART NOUVEAU: Songs by Strauss, Zemlinsky, Ravel... (Teodora Gheorghiu)

  MERCADANTE: I Briganti (Antonino Fogliani)

  ASH: The Golden Ticket (Peter Ash)

  MEYERBEER: Le prophète (Giuliano Carella)

  AUBER, DANIEL FRANCOIS ESPRIT: Marco Spada (Alexey Bogorad)

  MEYERBEER: L’Africaine (Maurizio Arena)

  BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: 75 Cantatas (Sviatoslav Richter)

  MOERAN: Cello Concerto... (JoAnn Falletta)

  BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Missa Solemnis (Christian Thielemann)

  MOMENTUM 21: New Music for a New Century (Kirk Trevor)

   BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Concertos (Mario Galeani)

  MOZART: Le Nozze di Figaro (Lorin Maazel)

  BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 5 (Lars Vogt)

  MOZART: Piano Concertos (Perahia)

  BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Sonatas (Tom Beghin)

  MOZART: Si mostra la sorte, K 209... (Rolando Villazón)

  BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphonies (Christian Thielemann)

  MOZART: THE COMPLETE EDITION (Various)

  BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphonies 6–8 (Raphael Kubelik)

  MOZART; MAHLER, GUSTAV; STRAUSS, RICHARD (Karl Böhm)

  BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphonies Nos. 1–9 (Jukka-Pekka Saraste)

  MUMFORD: through a stillness brightening.... (Michel Galante)

  BELLINI, VINCENZO: La Sonnambula (Gabriele Ferro)

  MURRAY PERAHIA: THE FIRST 40 YEARS (Perahia)

  BELLINI, VINCENZO: La sonnambula (Gabriele Ferro)

  MÉHUL; BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN (Chistoph König)

  BELLINI, VINCENZO: La straniera (Pietro Rizzo)

  NEW LULLABY (Aaron Larget-Caplan)

  BENAUD TRIO (Benaud Tr)

  NICOLAI: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Hans Knappertsbusch)

  BERLIN OPERA NIGHT (Kent Nagano)

  NITSCH: Symphony No. 9, “Egyptian” (Peter Jan Marthé, cond, European Phil)

   BETWEEN SILENCE (David Kraus)

  OBOE DIVAS! (Emily Pailthorpe)

  BIRTWISTLE: 3 settings of Lorine Niedecker... (Lisa Batiashvili)

   ORFF: Oedipus der Tyrann (Leitner)

  BLACKBURN: Dry Spell. Still Points. The Long... (Philip Blackburn)

  OVERTURES (Solti)

  BOESMANS: Pinocchio (Patrick Davin)

  O’DWYER: Eithne (Fergus Sheil)

  BOISGALLAIS: Violin Sonata No. 1. Toccata for... (Zachary Deak)

   PETRASSI: Magnificat, Salmo IX (Gianandrea Noseda)

  BOISMORTIER, JOSEPH BODIN DE: Don Quichotte chez la Duchesse (Hervé Niquet)

  PETROI: Music of Marrying and Burying (Ionel Petroi)

  BOITO: Mefistofele (Maurizio Arena)

  PETROI: The Balkan Bolero. The Raven. The... (Dorian Wilson)

  BOLDEMANN: Svart är vitt-sa Kejsaren (Black... (Per Åke Andersson)

  PLANT: La notte bella. Romance sonámbulo.... (Mélanie Léonard)

  BONS: Nomaden (Jean-Guihen Queyras)

  PONCHIELLI, AMILCARE: La Gioconda (Adám Fischer)

  BORODIN: Symphony No. 2 (two performances) (Carlos Kleiber)

  POULENC: 15 Improvisations. 3 Novelettes... (Lucille Chung)

  BOYADJIAN: Cassiopeia. Mi Tango. Perseus.... (Duo46)

  POULENC: 15 Improvisations. 3 Novelettes... (Myung-Whun Chung)

  BRITTEN: War Requiem (Pappano)

   POULENC: 7 Chansons for Mixed Chorus. 4... (Stephen Layton)

  BRITTEN; SHOSTAKOVICH (Teodor Currentzis)

  POULENC: 7 Chansons... (Noel Edison)

   BRUCKNER, ANTON: Symphony No. 8 (1890 version) (Jaap van Zweden)

  POULENC: Babar the Elephant (in French,... (Eva-Maria May)

  CARLSON: True Divided Light... (Geraldine Walther)

  POULENC: Le travail du peintre. Tel jour... (Pierre-Yves Pruvot)

  CARVALHO, JOÄO DE SOUSA: L’Angelica (Pedro Castro)

  POULENC: Songs, Volume 1 (Milne)

  CELEBRATION OF THE NEW (Pola Baytelman)

  POULENC: Songs, Volume 3 (various vocalists)

  CONFIDENCES (Caroline Gélinas)

  POULENC: Stabat Mater. 7 Répons de Ténèbrae (Reuss)

  CORP: Letters from Lony (Sarah Pring)

  POULENC: Stabat Mater. 7 Répons de Ténèbres (Daniel Reuss)

  DAUGHERTY, MICHAEL: Night Owl (JoAnn Falletta)

  POULENC: Wind Sonatas, Wind Trio, Un joueur... (Ens MidtVest)

   DAVIS, DON: Río de Sangre (Joseph Rescigno)

  POULENC; SAINT-SAËNS (Arvo Volmer)

   DEBUSSY: Claire de Lune. Nuit d’etoiles.... (Natalie Dessay)

  PREVIN; FRANÇAIX; POULENC (Ens Blumina)

  DEBUSSY: Poèmes (Stella Doufexis)

  PUCCINI: La Fanciulla del West (Juraj Valcuha)

   DEBUSSY: Songs (Dessay)

  PUCCINI: La Fanciulla del West (Juraj Valcuha)

  DEBUSSY; BRITTEN (Eva Resch)

  PUCCINI: Turandot (Giuliano Carella)

  DESSY: Prophètes (Jean-Paul Dessy)

  REFICE: Cecilia (Marco Fracassi)

  DESSY: The Present’s Presents. The Prey’s... (Jean-Paul Dessy)

  REQUIEM–THE PITY OF WAR (Ian Bostridge)

  DESYATNIKOV, LEONID: Return. Du côté de chez Swan. Variations... (Dmitri Bulgakov)

  RINDFLEISCH: Night Singing. 9 Little Improvisations... (Zeitgeist)

  DEVIATION (Eric Hewitt)

  ROSENZWEIG: Past Light. Just One Step Beyond.... (Morris Rosenzweig)

  DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU SINGS BAROQUE ARIAS (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau)

  ROSSI, LAURO: Cleopatra (David Crescenzi)

  DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU-RECORDINGS FROM THE ARCHIVES (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau)

  ROSSINI: Adelaide di Borgogna (Luciano Acocella)

  DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU: The Bruno Monsaingeon... (Hartmut Höll, Christian Eschenbach, Julia Varady)

  ROSSINI: Aureliano in Palmira (José Miguel Pérez-Sierra)

  DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU: VOICE OF THE CENTURY (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau)

  ROSSINI: Il barbiere di Siviglia (Pappano)

   DONIZETTI: Anna Bolena (Evelino Pidò)

  ROSSINI: Mosè in Egitto (Enrique Mazzola)

  DONIZETTI: Aristea (Franz Hauk)

  SAARIAHO: Only the sound remains. Aways Strong.... (André de Ridder)

  DONIZETTI: Belisario (Roberto Tolomelli)

  SAINT-SAËNS: Works for Cello and Orchestra (Schwabe)

   DONIZETTI: Don Gregorio (Stefano Montanari)

  SCHUBERT: Der Fischer. Der König in Thule.... (Florian Boesch)

  DONIZETTI: La figlia del reggimento (Franco Mannino)

  SCHUBERT: Ganymed. Erster Verlust. Rastlose... (Mauro Peter)

  DONIZETTI: Le Duc d’Albe (Paolo Carignani)

   SCHUBERT: Lieder (Klaus Mertens)

  DONIZETTI: Lucrezia Borgia (Riccardo Frizza)

   SCHUBERT: Symphonies (David Zinman)

  DONIZETTI: Maria di Rohan (Fernando Previtali)

   SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”... (David Zinman)

  DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Ave Maria. Biblical Songs. Evening... (Iwona Sakowicz)

  SCHUBERT: Winterreise (Florian Boesch)

  DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”... (Antonio Pappano)

  SCHUMANN, CLARA: ROMANCE (Mathieson)

  DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN; VARÈSE (Ludovic Morlot)

  SCHWENDINGER: Creature Quartet (Jack Qrt)

  DYSON: The Canterbury Pilgrims. At the... (Richard Hickox)

  SCHWENDINGER: Esprimere for Cello and Orchestra.... (Nicole Paiement)

  ELGAR: Symphony No. 2... (John Barbirolli)

   SCHWENDINGER: High Wire Act. Nonet. Rumor. Sonata... (BrightMusic)

  ELIASSON: Quo Vadis (Johannes Gustavsson)

  SECRETS (Marianne Crebassa)

  ELLIS, DAVID: Vale Royal Suite. Diversions. Concert... (Edward Downes)

  SHAKESPEARE SONGS (Ian Bostridge)

  FACCIO: Amleto (Anthony Barrese)

  SILVERMAN: Processional. 3 Guitars. In Shadow.... (Corona Guitar Qrt)

  FACCIO: Amleto (Carignani)

  SMYTH, ETHEL: The Wreckers (de la Martinez)

  FACCIO: Amleto (Paolo Carignani)

  SOLTI: THE LEGACY (Solti)

  FALLA, MANUEL DE; GARCIA-LORCA (Estrella Morente)

  STEFFENS: Guernica. Siguiriya. Pintura del... (Janoš Kulka)

  FAURÉ, GABRIEL; POULENC (Howard Shelley)

  STRAUSS, RICHARD: Burleske. Oboe Concerto... (Ferenc Fricsay)

  FERENC FRICSAY Complete Recordings Volume 2 (Ferenc Fricsay)

  STRAUSS, RICHARD: Die Frau ohne Schatten (Sawallisch)

  FERENC FRICSAY: Complete Recordings, Volume 1 (Ferenc Fricsay)

  STRAUSS, RICHARD: Don Quixote. Cello Sonata... (Ophélie Gaillard)

  FIANÇIALLES POUR RIRE (Dessay)

   SUMMER, JOSEPH: Dance of the Mechanics, OS1/8... (Eve Gigliotti)

  FIELD, JOHN: Nocturnes (complete) (Roe)

  TAN, SU LIAN: Jamaica’s Songs. U-Don Rock... (Brenda Patterson)

  FINNISSY: Lord Melbourne... (Clare Lesser)

  TAN, SU LIAN: Jamaica’s Songs. U-Don Rock... (Brenda Patterson)

  FLAHERTY: Cellopianian Flights. Triphoria.... (Tom Flaherty)

  TAN DUN: Jamaica’s Songs (Patterson)

  FRANCESCONI: Ballata (Kazushi Ono)

  TELEMANN, GEORG PHILIPP; BACH, CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL (Kleiber)

  FRIBBINS: Piano Trio. String Quartet No.... (Angell Pn Tr)

  THE YOUNG MARTHA ARGERICH: VOLUME ONE (Martha Argerich)

  FRIBBINS: The Zong Affair. Dances and Laments.... (Philippe Graffin)

  TRAINS OF THOUGHT (Liang Wang)

  FRITZ WUNDERLICH: THE COMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGS (Wunderlich)

  TROJAHN: Orest (Albrecht)

  FRITZ WUNDERLICH: Viele Unveröffentlichte Aufnahmen (Wunderlich)

  TROJAHN: Orest (Marc Albrecht)

  GEORGE LONDON ON BROADWAY (London)

  TROTIGNON; POULENC; BRUBECK, DAVE (Adélaïde Panaget)

  GIULINI IN VIENNA (Guilini)

  VACCAI: Giulietta e Romeo (Tiziano Severini)

   GJEILO: Choral Music (Charles Bruffy)

  VARIATIONS OVER VARIATIONS (Tine Thing Helseth)

  GLASS, PHILIP: Orphée (Anne Manson)

  VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 3. Fantasia on a Theme... (Mark Elder)

  GOUNOD, CHARLES: Faust (Pappano)

  VERDI: Aida (Miguel Ángel Gómez Martinez)

  GOUNOD, CHARLES: Polyeucte (Manlio Benci)

  VERDI: Attila (Alessandro Sangiorgi)

  HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Admeto (Nicholas McGegan)

  VERDI: Don Carlo (Antonio Pappano)

  HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Arminio (George Petrou)

  VERDI: Don Carlos (Sawallisch)

  HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Arminio (Petrou)

  VERDI: Don Carlos (Wolfgang Sawallisch)

  HIGDON, JENNIFER; SINGLETON; SCRIABIN (Robert Spano)

  VERDI: Ernani (Gabriele Santini)

  HINDEMITH, PAUL: ORCHESTRAL WORKS (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau)

   VERDI: Ernani (Thomas Schippers)

  HORNE: Cello Sonata... (Jeremy Crosmer)

  VERDI: Falstaff (Zubin Mehta)

   HOWE, HUBERT: Clusters. Inharmonic Fantasy No.... (Hubert Howe)

  VERDI: Giovanna d’Arco (Ramón Tebar)

  HUMPERDINCK: Hänsel und Gretel (Robin Ticciati)

  VERDI: I due Foscari (Michele Mariotti)

  HURD; MILFORD; BLACKFORD (John Turner)

  VERDI: I Lombardi alla prima crociata (Michele Mariotti)

  I AM WIND ON SEA: Contemporary Vocal Music from... (Aylish Kerrigan)

  VERDI: I vespri siciliani (Stefano Ranzani)

  IN BONE-COLORED LIGHT (Jerome Kitzke)

  VERDI: Il trovatore (Richard Farnes)

  IN REMEMBRANCE (William Vann)

  VERDI: Il trovatore (Thomas Schippers)

  JANET BAKER: THE GREAT EMI RECORDINGS (Janet Baker)

  VERDI: La traviata (Julian Kovatchev)

  JANÁČEK, LEOŠ; SMETANA (Jerusalem Str Qrt)

  VERDI: La Traviata (Louis Langrée)

  JONAS KAUFMANN: L’Opéra (Jonas Kaufmann)

  VERDI: La Traviata (Tullio Serafin)

  JOUBERT: Jane Eyre (Kenneth Woods)

  VERDI: Les vêpres siciliennes (Paolo Carignani)

  KASPAROV: Casse-Noisette (Sergei Skripka)

  VERDI: Macbeth (Edward Gardner)

  KATHLEEN FERRIER (Ferrier)

  VERDI: Macbeth (Gabriele Ferro)

  KUUSISTO; DEEMER; MALLONEE (JoAnn Falletta)

  VERDI: Otello (Franco Capuana)

   LA BERGE, ANNE: Drive. Brokenheart. UrDU. Away.... (Anne La Berge)

  VERDI: Otello (Lawrence Foster)

  LAWSON TRIO: The Long Way Home (Annabelle Lawson)

  VERDI: Otello (Myung-Whun Chung)

  LEMELAND: Symphony No. 6, “Les Eléments”... (José Serebrier)

  VERDI: Requiem (Daniel Barenboim)

  LEONCAVALLO, RUGGERO: Zazà (Benini)

  VERDI: Requiem (Gustavo Dudamel)

   LISZT; WAGNER (Christian Thielemann)

  VERDI: Rigoletto (Cesare Sodero)

  LUCIO GALLO—From Mozart to Wagner (Lucio Gallo)

  VERDI: Un ballo in maschera (Oliviero de Fabritiis)

  MACFARREN: Robin Hood (Ronald Corp)

  VERDI; MUSSORGSKY (Igor Markevitch)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Das Lied von der Erde (chamber... (Petr Altrichter)

  WAGNER: Lohengrin (Mataãi)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen... (Eduard van Beinum)

  WAGNER: Tannhäuser (Sawallisch)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 4 (Fabio Luisi)

  WALTERSHAUSEN: Oberst Chabert (Jacques Lacombe)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 5 (Adám Fischer)

  WATKINS, MARY D.; WILSON, OLLY (Leslie B. Dunner)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 5 (Riccardo Chailly, cond, Leipzig Gewandhaus O)

  WEIT FLOG ICH (Ildikó Raimondi)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 6 (Jonathan Nott)

  WELLESZ: Persian Ballet. Sommernacht... (Peter Keuschnig)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 9 (Daniel Barenboim)

   WILLEY: String Quartets (Esterhazy Qrt)

  MAHLER, GUSTAV; WAGNER (Jascha Horenstein)

  WOLF, HUGO: Mörike Lieder (Dietrich Henschel)

  MALONE: 18 Minutes, Requiem 77, Angels... (Kevin Malone)

  WOLFF, CHRISTIAN G.: Zlatorog, o. op... (Rebecca Broberg)

  MARTHA ARGERICH: THE LUGANO CONCERTS (Martha Argerich)

  WOLFGANG: Short Stories (Judith Farmer)

  MARTHA ARGERICH: Volume 4: Chopin (Martha Argerich)

  YANOV-YANOVSKY: Keyboard Concertos (Jean-Paul Dessy)

  MARX, JOSEPH: Lieder (Angelika Kirchschlager)

  YANOV-YANOVSKY: Keyboard Concertos (Jean-Paul Dessy)

  MASCAGNI, PIETRO: Guglielmo Ratcliff (Franceso Cilluffo)

 

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