Are you into opera?

Leyla Gecner is one of my favourite sopranos and recordings are hard to come by. Here we have a 14cd box set that is tremendous value for each penny. I have never got through the whole set with previous digital chains. Here with the dCS chain they just flow and the whole 14cds listened to…

On the opposite scale to digital

These guys are going back in time and all for the good of our ears and minds, reminiscent of the early ear of recording. Thanks 78 project for reminding us that music and re recording it is also about the people,, the atmosphere, place and artist and less about the media…you cannot compress and fit…

Verdi: Aida 1966/ Capuana, Gencer, Bergonzi

Sometimes there are ┬árecords that you pick up inviting to do nothing but listen. This is one of them. I was lucky enough to get this 1966 recording new in packaging never opened “NOS”. Just went straight through the 6 faces of the 3 Lps. This is far from a perfect record yet one can…

Renata Tebaldi

Renata Tebaldi is said to lack Callas’ and Sutherland’s range and versatility. But who cares? If you are not into Opera and sopranos get this record (Decca LX5608) and play with a mono cart. Good introduction from my perspective! PS: Thanks W for this one!