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Subject: Re: Nilsson on Corelli and Turandot
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:38:45 -0500
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You think Kaufmann's Parsifal can be mentioned in the same breath (20th
century)  as that of Konya or Vickers?    I don't.  Even if it came close,
it
was ruined by that horrendous lake of blood that took the place of Wagner's
Flower Maiden scene.  Domingo wasn't bad, in 2003.

dtmk


On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 4:01 PM, robert levine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Wow - thanks - you made me recall Caballe's Adriana: ravishing, Corelli's
> Forza, yes too - and to this day he's the only one who can sing it (I hated
> Domingo's transpositions). Sutherland's Puritani and esp. Sonnambula will
> also never be beat. (Sutherland is so great it's easy to forget her - maybe
> because she's everything but moving. Her Esclarmonde also drove me crazy -
> never heard singing like that in my life.)
> Domingo's Des Grieux? Almost invariably strained, but one of the few roles
> he NEVER called in.
>
> And you're right - nothing since the millenium. Gheorghiu - a good, chilly
> singer. Kaufmann's Parsifal, maybe.
> Mmmm.
>
> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:38 AM, Larry Kellum <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Oh my God w/ the memoirs!!!! For me......................Nilssons
> > Turandot,   Met and my Hartford..................Caballes Mimi, once
> > again...........both Met & My Hartford............Sills Norma
> > Hartford,.. Caballe's Adriana, Met.....Corelli's Forza
> > Met....Domingo's Manon Lescaut, once again both Met &
> > Hartford...............no memories since the
> > millenium,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,singers aren't what they used to
> > be.................Renee and Anna were supposed to carry on the grand
> > manner (in Italian rep).........not enough, w/ due
> > respect...............Aprille Millo/ gheorgiu almost,  w/out  the
> > cancel attitude......................the last of the Jurassic era of
> > greats.................Larry
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:35 PM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > > The following was sent to me by Stefan Zucker, who asked me to post it
> > to the List for him:
> > >
> > > "The following is from Franco Corelli and a Revolution in Singing:
> > Fifty-Four Tenors Spanning
> > > 200 Years, vol. 2, forthcoming at the end of Nov. 2017:
> > >
> > > "FC: There’s always rivalry onstage. To go up against Nilsson I had to
> > learn how to put forth
> > > 110 percent of the voice that I had. At La Scala in 1964 they screamed
> > “hams” at us because
> > > we held high notes so long, trying to outdo each other in Turandot.
> > Nilsson was born
> > > dominant—her voice was, too."
> > >
> > > Thanks, Stefan.
> > >
> > > MDW
> > >
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