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Maria Callas - Remastered - The Complete Studio Recordings (1949-1969) album download


Maria Callas


Remastered - The Complete Studio Recordings (1949-1969)



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Maria Callas - Remastered - The Complete Studio Recordings (1949-1969) album download


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  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Classics
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Classics
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Remastered At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Manufactured By – Optimal Media GmbH – AExxxxx


  • Consultant [Recording Consultant During The Remastering Process] – Andrew Cornall
  • Liner Notes – Tony Locantro, Warwick Thompson
  • Liner Notes [Translation] – Andreas Klatt , Carlo Maria Perselli*, Daniel Fesquet, Leandra Rhoese, Noémie Gatzler
  • Photography By [Box Book: p. 10] – Luc Fourno*
  • Photography By [Box Book: p. 123] – Brian Seed
  • Photography By [Box Book: p. 5] – Jean Tesseyre
  • Photography By [Box Book: pp. 11, 24, 29, 30, 33, 43, 80, 93, 94, 102, 103, 105, 106, 109, 110, 113, 122, 127] – Erio Piccagliani
  • Photography By [Box Book: pp. 21, 113] – Angus McBean
  • Photography By [Box Book: pp. 23, 79, 119] – Pic Roger*
  • Photography By [Box Book: pp. 27, 126] – Ken Veeder
  • Photography By [Box Book: pp. 84, 90] – Robert Doisneau
  • Remastered By – Andrew Walter, Ian Jones , Simon Gibson
  • Remastered By [Team Leader] – Allan Ramsay


Digital remastering (P) 2014 Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd.
(C) 2014 Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd.
Manufactured and printed in the EU.

On box cover (additional sleeve):
*The complete collection of studio recordings by Maria Callas.
*26 operas and 13 solo recitals, each repackaged in a special slipcase with it's own booklet featuring the original album cover artwork.
*New transfers from the original master tapes, made at Abbey Road Studios using 24-bit 96kHz remastering.
*Bonus CD-ROM contains libretti and translations.
*Includes a luxury 132-page book containing rare images, a chronology, and articles about Callas's career, the recordings and the remastering process

Editor's notes:
* Package: Hard cardboard rectangular box contains 40 individual card slipcases with a total of 69 CDs and 1 CD-ROM. Each slipcase contains the CD/CDs (some operas comes in 2 or 3 discs) in individual paper wallets and a booklet with info and liner notes in English, German, French and Italian. Librettos are not included in the booklets but inside the bonus CD-ROM in PDF files. The box also contains an exclusive book of 134 pages in English, German, French and Italian

* First released on 22 September 2014. All 39 individual slipcases (except the CD-ROM) were also issued as stand-alone releases at the same time or a month later (not more than November 10). The stand-alone releases are identical (same package, including Category, barcode, etc.) with the ones contained in the box although some were also reissued in jewel cases (from 2016 and on).

* Individual slipcases are ordered into the box in cronological order but there is no evident sign on them that shows the order (usually CD1, CD2 etc.). Category and barcodes are not in sequence either. The only way to find out the order is the matrix/runout info on each CD. The matrix/runout begins with the Category of the individual slipcase followed by two digits indicating the number of the CD. For example: Release Maria Meneghini Callas Sings Arias From Tristano E Isotta, Norma, I Puritani has a matrix/runout info 0825646340040-01 and is the 1st CD in the box while release Libretti (The Complete Studio Recordings) has a matrix/runout info 0825646339914-70 and is the 70th CD.

For complete info/credits/tracklist please consult the links of the individual titles/slipcases below. The date used before the title is the recording date as printed on each inner wallet of the slipcases.

* 1949: Maria Meneghini Callas Sings Arias From Tristano E Isotta, Norma, I Puritani
* 1952: La Gioconda
* 1953: Lucia Di Lammermoor
* 1953: I Puritani
* 1953: Cavalleria Rusticana
* 1953: Tosca
* 1953: La Traviata
* 1954: Norma
* 1954: Pagliacci
* 1954: La Forza Del Destino
* 1954: Il Turco In Italia
* 1954: Maria Meneghini Callas Sings Operatic Arias By Puccini
* 1954: Maria Meneghini Callas Sings Operatic Arias
* 1955: Callas At La Scala (Her Great Opera Revivals: Medea, La Vestale, La Sonnambula)
* 1955: Madama Butterfly
* 1955: Aida
* 1955: Rigoletto
* 1956: Il Trovatore
* 1956: La Bohème
* 1956: Un Ballo In Maschera
* 1957: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
* 1957: La Sonnambula
* 1957: Turandot
* 1957: Manon Lescaut
* 1957: Medea
* 1958: Callas Portrays Verdi Heroines: Lady Macbeth, Abigaille, Elvira, Elisabetta Di Valois
* 1958: Mad Scenes From Anna Bolena, Hamlet, Il Pirata
* 1959: Lucia Di Lammermoor
* 1959: La Gioconda
* 1960: Norma
* 1961: Maria Callas Sings Great Arias From French Operas
* 1963: Callas À Paris (More Arias From French Opera)
* 1963-4: Maria Callas Sings Mozart, Beethoven, Weber Arias
* 1963-4: Callas Sings Verdi Arias (Aroldo • Don Carlo • Otello)
* 1964-4: Callas Sings Rossini And Donizetti Arias
* 1964: Carmen
* 1964-5: Tosca
* 1964-9: Arias From Aida, Attila, Un Ballo In Maschera, I Lombardi, I Vespri Siciliani, Il Corsaro, Il Trovatore
* 1953-69: The Callas Rarities
* Libretti (The Complete Studio Recordings)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0825646339914
  • Barcode (Text): 8 25646 33991 4
  • Label Code: LC 02822
  • SPARS Code: ADD
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
06243 Maria Callas Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings ‎(70xBox, Album, Comp, Mono, Dlx, Ltd) EMI 06243 UK 2007
0946 3 95918 2 4, 3 95918 2 Maria Callas The Complete Studio Recordings (1949-1969) ‎(69xCD, Album, Comp, Mono, RE, RM, Car + CD-ROM + B) EMI Classics, EMI Classics 0946 3 95918 2 4, 3 95918 2 UK & Europe 2007

Callas Remastered: The Complete Studio Recordings’ contains at least one complete recording (in certain cases two recordings) of all Callas’s most famous stage roles, with the exception of Anna Bolena, though the lengthy final scene of that opera features on the recital ‘Mad Scenes’. The collection also contains complete recordings of operas she sang on stage more rarely – or even never at all – such as Manon Lescaut and Carmen. Maria Callas – soprano Monica Sinclair – contralto, Franco Corelli & Alexander Young – tenors. The First Recordings (1949). 1. Wagner – Mild und leise ‘Isolde’s Liebestod’ (from Tristan und Isolde) 2. Bellini – Casta Diva (from Norma) 3. Bellini – Ah! bello a me ritorna (from Norma) 4. Bellini – O rendetemi la spem. Bellini – Qui la voce sua soav. ien, diletto (from I Puritani) 6. Bellini – Vien, diletto, è in ciel la luna (from I Puritani).

Remastered At – Abbey Road Studios. Glass Mastered At – EMI Uden. Made By – Mediamotion. Remastered - The Complete Studio Recordings (1949-1969) ‎(69xCD, Album, Comp, Mono, RE, RM, Car + CD-ROM + B). Warner Classics.

Live: Remastered Recordings 1949-1964 (2017). Richard Wagner - Der Ring Des Nibelungen Joseph Keilberth Audio CD. Trending price. Maria Callas Remastered.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The box specifically notes that Cetra recordings have been remastered for this set. I assume that the others are the most recent remasterings (the same ones used for Great Recordings of the Century?). The flimsy box and packaging require some care when handling.

Violetta Valéry: Maria Callas Alfredo Germont: Francesco Albanese Giorgio Germont: Ugo Savarese Flora Bervoix: Ede Marietti Gandolfo Annina: Ines Marietti Gastone: Mariano Caruso Il barone Douphol: Alberto Albertini Il marchese d'Obigny: Mario Zorgniotti Il dottore Grenvil: Mario Zorgniotti Giuseppe: Tommaso Soley. Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI conducted by Gabriele Santini. Recorded: 0. 953, Studio del RAI, Torino Digitally remastered at Abbey Road Studios, London, by Ian Jones, 2007  . Elvira: Maria Callas Arturo: Giuseppe di Stefano Riccardo: Rolando Panerai Giorgio: Nicolas Rossi-Lemeni Bruno: Angelo Mercuriali Gualtiero Valton: Carlo Forti Enrichetta: Aurora Cattelani.

A true Callas cornucopia, this 70-CD set gathers together everything Maria Callas ever recorded in the studio. That's 26 complete operas (four of which are studio repeats), plus the complete studio recitals made during the legendary soprano's recording career, which lasted from 1949-69. The bonus CD-ROM contains libretti and translations in English, French and German, plus a Callas photo library, while remastered treats include Callas's first recital recording, originally made for the Fonit-Cetra label and featuring arias by Wagner and Bellini. - Barnes & Noble.

3) All of the titles in the former have been issued before, in some cases multiple times, on a variety of different labels, and with mixed results, particularly in terms of the quality of the restorations. This selection, spanning something more than a decade starting in 1949, captures Callas at the peak of her art, her stagecraft compensating, in part, for any vocal flaws or mishaps, particularly in later years. The exception is the remarkable 1964 Tosca, here complete on CD and with two versions of Act II on film, one from London and the other from Paris.

Maria Callas LIVE: Remastered Live Recordings 1949–1964's first three operas are the 1949 Nabucco, 1950 Parsifal, and 1951 I Vespri Siciliani. The set culminates with the 1955 Berlin Lucia di Lammermoor, conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1960 Poliuto, and 1964 Tosca, followed by Blu-rays of the 5 concerts: Paris 1958, Hamburg 1959 & 1962, and London 1962 & 1964.

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