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Subject: Re: Nilsson on Corelli and Turandot
From: robert levine <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:robert levine <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:11:26 -0500
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Probably not - tho vocally he knocked me out. Nuf sed about the production
which went from ghastly to ghastlier. Maybe he's the best for the otherwise
paucity-ridden 21st century.
Ah, Vickers! I wish he'd sung Tannhauser. Claimed he couldn't at Covent
Garden for religious reasons.
Sigh.

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 4:38 PM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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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