The Magic Flute

Mozart - The Magic Flute (James Levine, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklosa, Rene Pape) (repost)

Mozart - The Magic Flute (James Levine, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklósa, René Pape) [2006]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | English (LinearPCM, 2 ch) English (DTS, 6 ch) | 6.93 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | TMO | Sub: English | 112 min | +3% Recovery

This is the much anticipated release of the first HD broadcast by the Met from 2 years ago. I saw it in the theater and was overwhelmed by the spectacular effects and, although I am not a big fan of abridged works as well as works not done in the original language, these concerns were dispelled by this production. It continues to play well on second and third viewings-something I cannot say for all video opera productions. With the exception of Rene Pape, none of the principal performers are operatic household names although, Nathan Gunn, a relative newcomer, steals the show as Papageno. Close seconds are Greg Fedderly (Monostatos) and Jennifer Aylmer (Papagena)…

Mozart: The Magic Flute - Levine / Taymor, Metropolitan Opera, 2006  Music

Posted by emiliojgr79 at June 26, 2010
Mozart: The Magic Flute - Levine / Taymor, Metropolitan Opera, 2006

Mozart: The Magic Flute - Levine / Taymor, Metropolitan Opera, 2006
Opera | The Magic Flute | James Levine | Julie Taymor | Metropolitan Opera | 6,35 GB | RS
TT.: 112 mins | Audio: LPCM Stereo · DTS 5.1 | A.R.: 16:9 | Subs.: EN | DVD9 · NTSC (R.0)

Mozart - The Magic Flute - Fisher-Dieskau - Sir Georg SOLTI  Music

Posted by sylvestre at July 8, 2007
Mozart  - The Magic Flute - Fisher-Dieskau - Sir Georg SOLTI

Mozart - The Magic Flute - Fisher-Dieskau - Sir Georg SOLTI
Classic Music | mp3 320 Kbps | 358 MB | 3 CD
DECCA Record Company, 1985 - Recorded Vienna September/October 1969

Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) (Highlights)  Music

Posted by Mirabo at Feb. 27, 2007
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) (Highlights)

Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) (Highlights)
MP3 | 192 Kbps | 88.85 Mb | 1972 | Polydor | Total time: 65.58

Mozart (Composer), Otmar Suitner (Conductor), Theo Adam (Performer), Peter Schreier (Performer),
Sylvia Geszty (Performer), Helen Donath (Performer), Dresden Staatskapelle (Orchestra)

The Magic Flute was written in 1791, the year of Mozart's death. Although overwhelmed by many adversities, Mozart found great joy in working on an opera for Schikaneder's Theater auf der Wieden, in the suburbs of Vienna, which catered to unsophisticated audiences. The Magic Flute has been called a Masonic opera: both librettist and composer were Masons, and the opera abounds with Masonic symbolism, culminating in the triumph over light over darkness. Although the Masonic flavor of The Magic Flute is undeniable, what makes it a great work of art is Mozart's unique ability to translate his humanistic ideals into music of extraordinary beauty and evocativeness. The fundamental theme of this opera is love, a theme to which Mozart fully dedicates his entire genius. To the listener, Mozart's ode to love brings eighteenth century opera in its full splendor. Not only is the music, which includes sparkling arias, charming buffo scenes, and ensembles of transcendent beauty, enchanting and invigorating, but it also effectively coalesces with the story to create a powerful, convincing work of art. ~ All Music Guide
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) - Vol. 1 & 2

Genre: Classic/Opera | Size: 210mb | Format: mp3 | Bitrate: 192kb/s


Mozart wrote "The Magic Flute" in 1791, just after the French Revolution and just before he died. Haydn had introduced Mozart to Freemasonry, and the opera is full of the ideas (the autonomy of the individual, self-determination, appalling sexism), the ideals (power, wisdom, beauty), and the symbols (aprons, hammers, compasses, a pyramid with an all-seeing eye) of the Masons. Rituals, tests, initiations come into play.
Out of all operas I love Mozart's "The Magic Flute" the best. The opera seems a miracle in itself and one of the greatest blessings to the world of music. Everything is so perfect…

Great Voices of the Early Years [Box set] [1998]  Music

Posted by Aregak at Dec. 20, 2016
Great Voices of the Early Years [Box set] [1998]

Great Voices of the Early Years [Box set] [1998]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 5cd, 1.1 GB
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog Number: 459 066-2 | TT: 6:19;01

Deutsche Grammophon is lucky in that World War II didn't slow classical recordings in Germany as it did in the United States but stimulated them: It was essential for wartime morale. Thus, if you can get past any repugnance related to these recordings' genesis, there's a huge amount to enjoy. There's a disc of lieder by all the prewar greats (Franz Volker, Tiana Lemnitz, Erna Berger, and Heinrich Schlusnus), a disc of Wagner featuring young Hans Hotter, opera and operetta performances by Berger and Helge Roswaenge, and a disc showing how the German singers gave Italian opera a distinctively Nordic but highly communicative edge. The set is crowned by a complete Winterreise that was recorded by Peter Anders in 1945 (and sounds it): the cultivated tenor's anguished performance embodies a Germany facing the abyss. –David Patrick Stearns

Yung-ching Tseng - Magic of the Chinese Flute (2016)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at Nov. 21, 2016
Yung-ching Tseng - Magic of the Chinese Flute (2016)

Yung-ching Tseng - Magic of the Chinese Flute (2016)
World | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:05:16 | 149 MB
Label: Arc Music

Beautiful and atmospheric Chinese flute music played by world-famous flute virtuoso Tseng Yung-ching. Accompanied on traditional Chinese instruments yangqin (dulcimer), erhu (fiddle), zheng (board zither), pipa, ruan (lutes), sheng (mouth-blown reed 'organ'), various percussion, etc.

Spyro Gyra - Got The Magic (1999) {Windham Hill}  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 12, 2016
Spyro Gyra - Got The Magic (1999) {Windham Hill}

Spyro Gyra - Got The Magic (1999) {Windham Hill}
EAC 0.95b4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 413MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 159MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Latin Jazz

Still, Spyro Gyra's music has more depth and kick than most of their brothers and sisters in the smooth or contemporary genre. Jay Beckenstein once again delivers some fine saxophone playing, Tom Schuman lays down nice keyboard textures, and guitarist Julio Fernandez enlivens several pieces with his tasty fretwork (and Benson-like scatting on "Sierra"). Got the Magic is full of accessible melodies and polished playing, adding up to a very enjoyable pop-jazz outing.
Wilhelm Furtwangler - Das Vermachtnis / The Legacy: Box Set 107CDs (2011)

Wilhelm Furtwängler - Das Vermächtnis / The Legacy: Box Set 107CDs (2011)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 15,7 Gb
Label: RED GENERAL CATALOG / Membran | Release Year: 2011

Conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler already enjoyed a worldwide legendary standing during his lifetime he was considered the German conductor and performances were greeted with rapturous applause. Today, more than 50 years after his death, Wilhelm Furtwängler is still an icon and his work has become an integral part of the music scene.
VA - Classical Gold: The Greatest Classical Collection Ever (50 CD) 2007

VA - Classical Gold: The Greatest Classical Collection Ever (50CD) 2007
MP3 320 CBR kbps | Tracks: 500 | 51:08:22 | 6.96 GB
Genre: Classical | Label: Ireland