My problem
by ndtnguy (2012-12-10 18:11:10)
[ Delete ]   [ Edit ]   [ Return to Back Room ]   [ Show All Thread ]   [ Ignore Poster ]   [ Report Post ]   [ Highlight Poster ]   [ Reply ]

  In reply to: This area is so darn subjective...  posted by Kbyrnes



Is that I don't actually have a very good ear. They do those "name the singer" bits on the Met matinee opera quiz, and I never even get close, despite having listened to opera my entire life. Maybe that means it doesn't really matter which recording I get.

One tries to read the reviews on Amazon, but, as you say, there's so much subjectivity that it's a mess. You get people giving the same recording 5 stars and 1 star, on the merits!

I just thought I'd see if anyone back here had a favorite: it's sort of a niche and a long-shot. I will check out the reviews, those sites are useful.




Replies:

The contents of this post represent the views of the author. NDNation.com is not responsible for its contents.