Iphigénie en Tauride

Coro and Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Muti - Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (1993)

Coro and Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Muti - Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:56:09 | 580 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Sony Classical | Catalog: S2K 52 492

I have a personal criterion for judging sopranos in modern recordings of any role that Maria Callas excelled in: If you can beat Callas, you are gold. And despite her achievements in bel canto roles (most of which I find uninteresting, either dramatically or as music), I still think that Callas’s greatest gift to the world of opera, particularly opera in Italy, was to point out to the entire country and the world how much more there was in roles like Elvira in I Vespri Siciliani, Cheribini’s Medea, Iphigénie in this opera, and yes, even Lady Macbeth than had been previously thought.
Christopher Richardson - Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride, Wq. 46 (Live) (2017)

Christopher Richardson - Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride, Wq. 46 (Live) (2017)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:50:58 | 256 MB
Label: Pinchgut Live | Release Year: 2017

Iphigénie en Tauride draws all of Gluck’s opera reforms to their natural conclusion and a work of great power and beauty is the result. Iphigénie en Tauride is Gluck's most dramatically involving work. It is about familial love and deep friendship, but the waters run deep, and noble aims of sacrifice, duty and protection are played out within the taut drama. Containing much of Gluck's best music.

Niccòlo Piccinni - Iphigénie En Tauride (1986)  Music

Posted by frangarbla at Jan. 23, 2010
Niccòlo Piccinni - Iphigénie En Tauride (1986)

Niccòlo Piccinni - Iphigénie En Tauride
DbPowerAmp, FLAC (tracks, no log) + MP3 (320 kbps CBR) | 513.98 Mb (FLAC) + 257.51 Mb (MP3) | 103:52 minutes | Covers.
classical | Fonit Cetra Records, Recorded from 6th to 10th of December, 1986 at the Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari, Italy. Cd issued in 1987. First world recording

Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigeneia in Tauris) is a tragédie lyrique in four acts by Niccolò Piccinni, which was first performed at the Académie royale de musique (the Paris Opéra) on January 23, 1781. The opera’s libretto, by Alphonse du Congé Dubreuil, is based on a play of the same name by Claude Guimond de la Touche, although the ultimate source was the tragedy Iphigeneia in Tauris by Euripides. This opera marked the climax of the quarrel between the supporters of Piccinni and those of Christoph Willibald Gluck...
William Christie, Orchestra "La Scintilla" of the Zurich Opera House - Gluck: Iphigenie en Tauride (2016/2001) [Blu-Ray]

William Christie, Orchestra "La Scintilla" of the Zurich Opera House - Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (2016/2001) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 12017 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 108 min | 12,1 Gb
Audio1: French / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 16-bit | Audio2: DTS Audio / 5.0 / 16-bit | Audio3: Dolby Digital Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 448 kbps / DN -4dB

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 108 min | 5,03 Gb
Audio: French / AC-3 / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 448 kbps
Classical | ArtHaus Musik | Sub: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish

Gluck‘s wonderful but neglected 1774 opera Iphigénie en Tauride, inspired by the Greek legend, is treated with forceful and convincing simplicity in Klaus Guth‘s revolutionary production staged at the Zurich Opera House. The psychological drama in a tense atmosphere of fears and traumas is underlined by Guth‘s use of huge masks and enclosed spaces. Conductor William Christie and his typically transparent but never cold orchestral sound perfectly match the descriptive elements in Gluck’s score, while the Armenian mezzosoprano Juliette Galstian as a fabulously good Iphigénie, the leading American opera baritone Rodney Gilfry as Oreste and the deceased South African tenor Deon van der Walt as Pylade head a superb cast.
Orchestre de L’Opera de Lyon, John Eliot Gardiner - Gluck: Iphigenie en Tauride (1985)

Orchestre de L’Opera de Lyon, John Eliot Gardiner - Gluck: Iphigenie en Tauride (1985)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:42:12 | 451 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Philips | Catalog: 416 149-2

This is the masterwork, Gluck's last important opera, which convinced the teenage medical student Berlioz, when he first heard it in 1821, that he had to be a composer. He worshipped Gluck and took his side in the phoney "Gluck vs.Piccini War". He set himself the task of sitting in the Conservatoire library to copy out the entire score in order to absorb its lessons. Its directness and drama influenced his artistic style his whole life through, as evinced by key points in "Les Troyens".
Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski - Gluck: Iphigenie en Tauride (2001)

Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski - Gluck: Iphigenie en Tauride (2001)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:45:32 | 549 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Archiv Produktion | Catalog: DG 471-133-2

Following the success of 1999's thrilling Armide, Marc Minkowski and his excellent cast fully convey the power and drama of Gluck's masterpiece. They pull you into the story (based on a play by Euripides) through the emotional truth of their interpretation. The opening quiet strings create an air of mystery dispelled by a ferocious storm magnificently conveyed by these early-music specialists. Within a few phrases of Iphigénie's opening lament, Delunsch creates a believable, sympathetic character.
Gluck - Iphigenie en Tauride (Antonacci / Haenchen) 2015 [HDTV 720p]

Gluck - Iphigénie en Tauride (Antonacci / Haenchen) 2015 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), 2.5 mbps, 25 fps | French, AAC 125-357 kbps, 2 ch | 02:33:51 | 2.9 GB
Classical, Opera | arte Concert | HDTV->MP4

New production of Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Switzerland, 4th February, 2015.
Minkowski, Gens, Delunsch - Gluck: Iphigenie En Aulide, Iphigenie En Tauride (2013)

Minkowski, Gens, Delunsch - Gluck: Iphigenie En Aulide, Iphigenie En Tauride (2013)
Classical | Bluray-rip 720p | Audio: French | Subtitles: English, French, German, Dutch, Korean | Run time: 113 mins | 3.24 GB
AVC, MKV 1280x720 (16:9) 29.97fps, 2496kbps | DTS, 48000Hz, 6ch, 1510kbps

Two late and baleful tragedies by Euripides focus on the ill-starred daughter of the Greek King, Agamemnon. Will he sacrifice Iphigenia in order to secure fair winds for his voyage to Troy? In Aulis, the drama rages until she is spared. Having escaped to Tauris, Iphigenia finds herself compelled to kill her own brother before, once more, the fickle gods intervene.
Gluck - Iphigenie en Aulide, Iphigenie en Tauride (Marc Minkowski) (2013) [Blu-Ray]

Gluck - Iphigénie en Aulide, Iphigénie en Tauride (Marc Minkowski) (2013) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 16997 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 226 min | 40,3 Gb
Audio1: French / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 4257 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 (16:9) / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 226 min | 10,05 Gb
Audio: French / AAC / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 448 kbps
Classical | OPUS ARTE | Sub: English, French, German, Dutch, Korean

Two late and baleful tragedies by Euripides focus on the ill-starred daughter of the Greek King, Agamemnon. Will he sacrifice Iphigenia in order to secure fair winds for his voyage to Troy? In Aulis, the drama rages until she is spared. Having escaped to Tauris, Iphigenia finds herself compelled to kill her own brother before, once more, the fickle gods intervene. Gluck's operatic settings are very rarely staged together, but Pierre Audi's production makes a darkly compelling case for their dramatic unity. All the lead performers here are experienced exponents of Gluck, and together they present a powerfully idiomatic experience.

Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at March 22, 2018
Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment by Richard Kramer
English | 2016 | ISBN: 022637789X | 224 Pages | PDF | 8.0 MB

For the Enlightenment mind, from Moses Mendelssohn’s focus on the moment of surprise at the heart of the work of art to Herder’s imagining of the seismic moment at which language was discovered, it is the flash of recognition that nails the essence of the work, the blink of an eye in which one’s world changes.