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I regularly trawl through Youtube, which is an Aladdin's Cave for just about everything and I would recommend having a look at Salvatore Fisichella tutoring Jack LiVigni. Fisichella, now retired after a successful career at the very top, had and still has, at the age of seventy, a voice of vitality,...
As I've remarked before, I'm unashamedly tenor fixated and I really do like this website. In an attempt to keep this forum alive, I offer this little gem. Apart from Jim, who is on the same wavelength, no one else seems to be interested. The articles,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h33NTROee4 which ...
- 30 Mar 2018, 22:29
- Forum: Opera Vivrà Content
- Topic: The Best Recordings of La Traviata
- Replies: 2
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In considering the recorded versions of La Traviata in my view, the singing of the central character (Violetta) must be secure. Live recordings are different, we have to accept spontenaiety for better or for worse. No one does security better than Sutherland and for me, her partnership with Bergonzi...
I know I'm tenor fixated but for many years I have admired the American tenor Richard Crooks, a singer of great integrity who to my mind retired too early from the operatic stage in the 1940's. Anyway, here he is from the 1930's: