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I was happy to see that the Metropolitan Opera’s lineup for the 2015-2016 season includes Georges Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) which has not been seen at the Met since Enrico Caruso, Giuseppe De Luca, and Frieda Hempl sang it in 1916. 466 more words
Day 269 of Colourisation Project – January 31
Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.
What Alfred Arnold Cocozza lacked in height, he made up for with his beautiful tenor voice. 370 more words
A gorgeous package giving the history of the Deutsche Grammophon classical label. It starts with the invention of the gramophone by Emile Berliner (Edison was only the first person to record sound; the system of flat discs and lateral groove recording was Berliner’s) and the evolution of the Deutsche Grammophon company. 448 more words