R. D. Shaw

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (8 of 8)


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La Forza Del Destino ~ Verdi
This is a remarkably well recorded live performance of 'La Forza del Destino' with Giuseppe di Stefano, Renata Tebaldi, Gian Giacomo Guelfi, Fedora Barbieri and Guilio Neri and Gabriele Santini conducting from Florence in 1956. The principals are all in good voice with di Stefano singing Alvaro's 3rd Act aria gloriously and movingly - is there a more telling performance of it? Tebaldi sings her big solos with great distinction using her beautiful floating tones to marvellous effect in 'Pace, pace, mio Dio' The dark, powerful voice of Guelfi is ideally suited to the role of Don Carlo. It comes into its own in 'Urna fatale' and combines effectively with di Stefano in a beautiful 'Solenne in… Read more
Best of TV Westerns Collection 2 [DVD] [2009] [US &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Henry Fonda
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
This product is advertised with the name of Henry Fonda, but includes very little Henry Fonda. It does not make clear anywhere that it is B & W nor that it is a lot of low quality, ancient, Western episodes repackaged using the Fonda name. It is a poor product, misleadingly advertised and of little interest. It is poor value for money.