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Nana Mouskouri: Classical
Franz [Vienna] Schubert, Vincenzo Bellini, Enrique Granados
Nana Mouskouri: Classical
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Pop, Classical, Broadway & Vocalists
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Lyn Farmer ( | 05/04/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I am an opera fan and normally detest the sound of non-opera singers trying out their pipes on Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, etc. I bought this disc years ago and it's been collecting dust. But since breaking it out, I can't stop listening. Nana's voice doesn't have the classical quality that I am used to from the likes of Kiri Te Kanawa and Mirella Freni, but she makes up for it with her unique style, although she gets a tad shrill on a couple of the songs. But considering she was about 55 when this was recorded it's amazing she still had such range and quality. The arrangements, orchestrations and chorus are breathtaking. Rodrigo's Concierto Aranjuez, with words, was a real surprise. The second movement has to be one of the all-time beautiful melodies ever written and what a perfect voice to sing it. Verdi's "Song for Liberty" from Nabucco is my favorite cut on the disc but there isn't one dud out of 18 tracks and that in itself is a marvel."
You will be transfixed...
Janna Sandidge | Seadrift, Texas USA | 07/23/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"...when you hear Nana Mouskouri's rendition of the Bellini aria from Norma. This artist has been recording for at least 30 years or so-- and I have yet to hear her sing something badly-- she sings in Greek, English, French-- every language-- with astonishing beauty. Excellent"
Beatiful music, beautiful voice
J. Dauntless | Clearwater, Florida | 02/24/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What a voice!

A unique compilation of musical pieces sung by one of the best. Not my most favorite Ave Maria, but the rest is very satisfying."