Jon Vickers

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    II. Andantino from Flute and Harp Concerto in C K299/297c (extract) (1985 Remastered Version)Jon Vickers
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    The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): III. PrestoJon Vickers
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    Otello (1988 - Remaster), Act IV, Terza e quarta scena: Niun mi tema (Otello/Cassio/Lodovico/Montano)Jon Vickers
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    Die Jahreszeiten, Hob XXI:3 (1988 Remastered Version), Der Sommer: Arie: Der munt're Hirt versammelt nun (Simon)Jon Vickers
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    Aida: Celeste Aida (Radames)Jon Vickers

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        While Jon Vickers was best known as a Wagnerian heldentenor, he was also capable of singing lieder, Baroque opera, spinto Italian roles, and even the comic role of Vasek in The Bartered Bride. His voice and physique both radiated power, and his stage presence was one of the most impressive of his era. Like many singers with huge voices, he sometimes resorted to crooning soft passages, but the effect of such a voice scaled down was still highly impressive. He was a man of equally... Read more

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