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Dear ArkivMusic Customer,

Bravissimo Opera Library is a series of 14-disc themed sets of complete operas recorded live and featuring performances by world-renowned singers at a ridiculously low price. Many of these one-of-a-kind recordings capture highly lauded moments in time that true opera lovers will cherish.

ArkivMusic has a selection of these bargain opera boxes on sale for a limited time at prices as low as $9.99 each!

A Night at the Opera - The World's Greatest Operas
The six operas offered here include an unbeatable Figaro, featuring Freni, von Stade, and van Dam, and a remarkable Butterfly with Scotto, making for an incredible "Night at the Opera." $9.99 (14 CDs)

German Opera Masterworks
Six complete operas at budget price! Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is at her freshest in this 1944 Entführung, while Christa Ludwig lives up to her reputation as one of the greatest Leonores in an exciting 1969 Fidelio. $9.99 (14 CDs)

Verdi - The Greatest Operas
Seven complete Verdi operas at budget price in one space-saving set, including a 1970 Macbeth with Milnes at his best and the celebrated Kleiber La Scala Otello. $11.99 (14 CDs)

Russian Opera Masterworks
Five complete operas at an incredibly low price, including a 1955 Eugene Onegin featuring Vishnevskaya as a near-perfect Tatyana. $9.99 (14 CDs)

Bel Canto - The Beautiful Voices of Italian Opera
Seven bel canto masterpieces, including a a 1955 Norma featuring a flawless Callas and a 1969 I puritani with Freni, who never recorded the role of Elvira commercially. $11.99 (14 CDs)

French Opera Masterworks
Seven French masterpieces, including a vibrant La Juive with a superb Richard Tucker and possibly the best all-around Carmen on CD with Solti, Te Kanawa, and Domingo. $11.99 (14 CDs)

The World's Most Romantic Operas
Among the seven operas in this set are Freni and Pavarotti in their youthful prime and on top of the world in both the 1969 Manon and the 1973 Bohème, and this Chénier may be the most consistently satisfying one on disc. $9.99 (14 CDs)

Shakespeare at the Opera - The Great Adaptations
Seven complete operas based on plays by Shakespeare in exciting live recordings made between 1958 and 1983. These are among the greatest plays ever written, enhanced by great music. $9.99 (14 CDs)

See the complete selection of Bravissimo Opera Library bargain boxes on sale along with more select opera bargains from Opera d'Oro and their Grand Tier series.

As always, I thank you for your support and love of classical music.

The Arkiv Team