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Feel the burn

Not only are our friends at Opera Depot burning up the internet with a one-day sale on their entire collection at 60% off, they’re also offering a free download of 15 different versions of the complete Immolation Scene from Götterdämmerung featuring Astrid Varnay, Kirsten Flagstad, Martha Mödl, Margaret Harshaw, Birgit Nilsson, Amy Shuard, Anja Silja, Nadezda Kniplová, Gladys Kuchta, Ludmila Dvorakova, Helga Dernesch, Rita Hunter, Catarina Ligendza, Berit Lindholm and Gwyneth Jones.

Getting and spending

La Cieca is sure that the cher public (pictured), just like all other red-blooded Americans or foreign nationals, will spend the day today doing their “Cyber Monday” shopping. Your doyenne recommends you peruse Amazon for your general needs and, for live recordings, Opera Depot, who are offering a whopping 60% discount on their entire collection for today only.

Ist es kein Traum?

It’s a Wagner lover’s dream! Our friends at Opera Depot are offering a 50% discount on all Wagner recordings, including a new collection of “tantalizing, but incomplete” historical recordings. (And while you’re perusing the site’s offerings, you can enjoy a free download of a complete Lohengrin from Bayreuth featuring Leonie Rysanek, Astrid Varnay and Sandor Konya!) Hurry, though, because this sale lasts only through midnight on Monday!

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Addressing the lacunae

Now’s the time to fill those gaps in your collection, cher public.

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Listen like a pirate day

In honor of “Talk Like a Pirate Day” La Cieca invites you, the cher public, to share reminiscences (and, where applicable, YouTube clips) of your favorite pirate recordings.

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Chopped

La Cieca’s old, old, old friends at Opera Depot (not pictured) are offering 50% off on their entire collection of CDs and MP3s… but only for the next 48 hours!

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O sommo Carlo!

In celebration of the 90th anniversary of the birth of Carlo Bergonzi, our friends at Opera Depot are offering discounts on their entire catalog of the legendary tenor’s performances.

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The subject was Rosenkavalier

La Cieca looks forward to seeing (in the virtual sense) all her cher public bright and early tomorrow morning for the webcast of the controversial production of Der Rosenkavalier from Glyndebourne.

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Divinités du stacks

The noble Alceste of Kirsten Flagstad is but one of many fascinating live recordings featured in Opera Depot’s May Sale.

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Coupe de grâce

Our good friends at Opera Depot are currently offering a free download of Parsifal conducted by Hans Knappertsbusch at the 1963 Bayreuth Festival.

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