Mozart: Idomeneo Gardiner

Mozart - Idomeneo (Bernard Haitink) (2004/1983)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Nov. 4, 2016
Mozart - Idomeneo (Bernard Haitink) (2004/1983)

Mozart - Idomeneo (Bernard Haitink) (2004/1983)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) | 7.16 Gb (DVD9) | 180 min
Classical | NVC ARTS | Sub: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Japanese

“Trevor Nunn produced his first opera, Idomeneo, Glyndebourne in 1983, with felicitous results. John Napier's designs imaginatively evoke the Cretan milieu, supported by restrained, dignified costumes and lighting. The spare setting now seems a model beside what usually passes for decor today. Within it Nunn directs his principals and chorus with economic yet pointed care. Philip Langridge is a compellingly distraught and haunted Idomeneo, singing with his customary feeling for word-painting. He easily encompasses the longer version of 'Fuor del mar'. Carol Vaness offers a fiery, richly contoured Elettra. Yvonne Kenny's beautifully sung Ilia is more conventional and Jerry Hadley is a fresh, pleasing Idamante. Bernard Haitink conducts a lithe, forward-moving account of the score, though you'll need a high volume setting to get the best out of the sound.” (The Gramophone)

Mozart - Idomeneo (Benjamin Britten) (2008/1969)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Sept. 6, 2016
Mozart - Idomeneo (Benjamin Britten) (2008/1969)

Mozart - Idomeneo (Benjamin Britten) (2008/1969)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | English (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 6.78 Gb+4.03 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 163 min
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Chinese

This DVD of the recently issued Britten/Pears mini series recorded by the BBC for television way back in the 1960's and the 70's is for all intents and purposes another resounding success. All four priceless documents were thought lost, but this Idomeneo seems to have had a charmed life more than others. Indeed, three days before the Aldeburgh première, the hall was left in cinders and it is something of a miracle that the television production could actually go ahead. First broadcast in May 1970, critics and viewers alike were unanimous in their praise. Sung in English to a version prepared by Maisie and Evelyn Radford, Mozart's first operatic masterpiece is even more telling. A lot of credit should go to Britten himself, who not only conducted with committed ardour, but also prepared a musical edition all of his own. The staging has a classical dignity and avoids austerity altogether and both Pears and Harper give impressive performances. (Gerald Fenech)
Mozart - Idomeneo (Roger Norrington, Ramón Vargas, Magdalena Kožená) [2006]

Mozart - Idomeneo (Roger Norrington, Ramon Vargas, Magdalena Kozena) [2006]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch), (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.11 Gb + 5.69 Gb (2*DVD9)
Classical | Label: DECCA | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese | +3% Recovery | 165 min

Mozart's opera seria tells of the King of Crete who is saved from a terrible storm by promising the gods that he sacrifice the first person he meets when reaching land, only to be greeted by his beloved son Idamante. In this Salzburg staging under Sir Roger Norrington Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas sings the title role, with Czech mezzo Magdalena Kozena giving an acclaimed performance as Idamante. Salzburg favourite Anja Harteros is the jealous Elettra, with Ekaterina Siurina as Idamante's beloved Ilia.
Mozart - Idomeneo (James Levine, Luciano Pavarotti, Ileana Cotrubas) (2006/1982)

Mozart - Idomeneo (James Levine, Luciano Pavarotti, Ileana Cotrubas) (2006/1982)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 6.86 Gb+4.20 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 182 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Considered the greatest “opera seria,” Idomeneo was composed when Mozart was just twenty-five and a tour de force for all singers. A 1982 production starring superstar Luciano Pavarotti as Idomeneo, the tortured king of Crete, with Ilena Cotrubas and Frederica von Stade along with Hildegard Behrens providing the mad scenes!

Mozart - Idomeneo (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) (1984)  

Posted by Ebisu at May 28, 2014
Mozart - Idomeneo (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) (1984)

Mozart - Idomeneo (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) (1984)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 735 MB
Label: Teldec | Catalog N.: 2292-42600-2| TT: 194:43

„Idomeneo“ ist Mozarts wildestes Bühnenwerk und die Harnoncourt-Aufnahme, der eine szenische Produktion in Zürich mit Jean-Pierre Ponelle als Regisseur vorausging, macht das über die Maßen deutlich. Die Platte gehört zum Besten, was Harnoncourt überhaupt produziert hat – und der österreichische Dirigent hat von Bach bis Bruckner inzwischen unendlich viel auf den Markt gebracht, mehr als der Medien-Superstar Herbert von Karajan.

W.A.Mozart - Idomeneo - Ferenc Fricsay (61, DG)  

Posted by pmarkov at July 19, 2010
W.A.Mozart - Idomeneo - Ferenc Fricsay (61, DG)

W.A.Mozart - Idomeneo, Re di Creta - Ferenc Fricsay (61, DG)
3CD set | APE + CUE + audiochecker LOG (Unknown Rip) | No Cover | 524.5Mb | 2:34:43 | Deutsche Grammophon | 1996
Waldemar Kmentt, Elisabeth Grummer, Pilar Lorengar - Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker - Ferenc Fricsay, 1961

Mozart - Requiem (Gardiner 1991) DVD9  

Posted by Anita33 at June 26, 2010
Mozart - Requiem (Gardiner 1991) DVD9

Mozart - Requiem (Gardiner 1991) DVD9
DVD9 NTSC | 4:3 Anamorphic | Audio LPCM, DTS | Philips, 2006 | 7,77 GB | 101 minutes | RS
Mozart: Symphonies 39 & 41 - Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists (2011)

Mozart: Symphonies 39 & 41 - Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 315 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Soli Deo Gloria Records | Catalog Number: 711

This album made the headlines in 2006 as the UK’s first classical “on the night” recording. CDs were made during the second part of the concert for the audience to take home after the concert. This is the first time this CD is commercially released. Symphonies 39 & 49 are among the last composed by Mozart. They use the full eighteenth-century orchestra, complete with trumpets and timpani.

Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito [Gardiner] 2CD  

Posted by paracels at Feb. 14, 2010
Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito [Gardiner] 2CD

Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito [Gardiner]
Classical, Opera | 2 CD | CD-DA | FLAC tracks, no CUE, no LOG | Scans HQ | 525 MB | RS | TT 108:05
Recorded: June 1990, Queen Elizabeth Hall, The South Bank Centre, London
Released: 1991 | Label: DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Anne Sofie von Otter, Sylvia McNair, Julia Varady, Catherine Robbin,
Cornelius Hauptmann, English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito [Gardiner] 2CD

The obbligato players are all masterly. We have execution on period instruments that surely must banish all doubts about their use in Mozart. For that reason alone this would now be my recommended version, but to compound pleasure and satisfaction, Mozart's music-drama, once considered marmoreal, here sounds worthy to stand alongside Idomeneo in the opera seria canon. (Gramophone)
Cecilia Bartoli, Andras Schiff ‎- Italian Songs: Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Haydn (1993)

Cecilia Bartoli, András Schiff ‎- Italian Songs: Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Haydn (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 266 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 180 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Decca | # 440 297-2 | Time: 01:07:59

This was to be the end of the line for Italian word-setting by Viennese composers: once the confident sentiments that belonged to the poet Metastasio's opera seria felt the chill and threatening wind of Enlightenment and Revolution, their time was up. Even we, for the most part, prefer to remember the German-speaking Beethoven, Schubert and Haydn. So it is good to be reminded of their responses to the Italian muse (usually as part of their craft-learning student work) in this particularly well-cast recital. Central Europe, in the person of Andras Schiff meets Italy, in Cecilia Bartoli, to delightful, often revelatory effect.