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Meyerbeer: Robert Le Diable, Etc / Fulton, Gallois, Et Al

Release Date: 01/24/2006 
Label:  Gala   Catalog #: 622   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Walter DonatiMichel PhilippeMichele LagrangeJean-Philippe Marlière,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas Fulton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera ChorusParis Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : European Union   
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Robert le Diable by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Walter Donati (), Michel Philippe (Tenor), Michele Lagrange (Soprano),
Jean-Philippe Marlière (Baritone), Samuel Ramey (Bass), June Anderson (Soprano),
Alain Vanzo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Fulton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Chorus,  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  Live  Paris, France 
Language: French 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Bel Canto fan April 7, 2012 By Perry S. (New Plymouth, -) See All My Reviews "I purchased a lower priced edition of Robert le Diable and that is what I have got.
Generally the sound is good, but there is some fluctuation in the volume, probably because in 1985 some of the mikes were a little distant. The short, lower volume periods are mainly during recitatives and chorus' and are only a slight annoyance. At the same time there is a light resonance on the stage.
For me, Samuel Ramey is the star, with the other leads not far behind. Alain Vanzo was at the end of his career and I have heard him sing better, but maybe for this role, he sang more in character.
Yes - I am quite pleased to have this set of discs.
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