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The record of singing. from the LP to the digital era. Volume 5, 1953-2007

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Format: Music CD 2009
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music Box Sets COMPACT DISC Vo Rec 40773
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Contents
cd 1: Wagner singers of the 1950s & early 1960s
cd 2 - cd 3 (1-9): Sopranos & mezzo-sopranos: 1953-1968
cd 3 (10-22) - cd 4 (1-7) : Tenors, 1953-1968
cd 4 (8-17) Baritones & basses, 1955-1967 ; Sopranos, 1969-1988 (18-22)
cd 5. Sopranos, 1969-1988 (1-15) ; Mezzo-Sopranos, 1969-1984 (16-19)
cd 6. Mezzo-Sopranos, 1969-1984 (1-9), Tenors, 1969-1988 (10-18) ; Baritones & basses, 1966-1986 (19-20)
cd 7. Baritones & basses, 1966-1986 (1-12) ; Sopranos, 1989-2004 (13-21)
cd 8. Mezzo-Sopranos (1-7) ; Tenors, 1989-2001 (8-12) ; Baritones & basses (13-17) ; Singers of baroque and early music - Female singers (18-21)
cd 9. Singers of baroque and early music - Female singers (1-6) ; Male singers (7-19) ; Singers of the Millennium, 2000-2007 - Sopranos, Mezzo-sopranos & contraltos (20-23)
cd 10. Singers of the Millennium, 2000-2007 - Sopranos, Mezzo-sopranos & contraltos (1-10) ; Tenors and countertenors (11-18) ; Baritones & basses (19-22). CD 1, Wagner singers of the 1950s & early 1960s. Der fliegende Holländer. Johohoe! Johohoe! = Senta's ballad (Birgit Nilsson, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus; Ludwig Leopold, conductor) (8:27) ; Tannhaüser. Dich, teure Halle (Elisabeth Grummer, soprano; Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin; Franz Konwitschny, conductor) (4:55) ; Dich treff' ich hier in dieser Halle (Gottlob Frick, bass; Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin; Franz Konwitschny, conductor) (3:17) ; Gar viel und schön (Ludwig Weber, bass; Philharmonia Orchestra; Issay Dobrowen, conductor) (4:50) ; Blick' ich umher in diesen edlen Kreise (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bartione; Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin; Franz Konwitschny, conductor) (4:47) ; Lohengrin. Einsam in trüben Tagen = Elsa's dream (Astrid Varnay, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Hermann Weigert, conductor)) (5:00) ; Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen (Régine Crespin, soprano; Orchestre national de la Radiodiffusion française; Georges Prêtre, conductor) (4:05) ; Entweihte Götter (Rita Gorr, mezzo-soprano; Orchestre du Théâtre de l'Opéra de Paris; André Cluytens, conductor) (1:31) ; Die Walküre. Winterstürme, wichen dem Wonnenmond (Ludwig Suthaus, tenor; Wiener Philharmoniker; Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor) (3:09) ; Hojotoho! Hojotoho! (Martha Mödl, soprano; Wiener Philharmoniker; Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor) (2:30) ; Weh! Weh! Süssestes Weib! (Set Svanholm, tenor; Kirstin Flagstad, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Karl Böhm, conductor) (4:45) ; Leb' wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind = Wotan's farewell (Hans Hotter, bass-baritone; Philharmonia Orchestra; Leopold Ludwig, conductor) (8:56) ; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Was duftet doch der Flieder (Otto Edelmann, bass-baritone; Orchester der Festspiel Bayreuth 1951; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (5:46) ; Morgendlich leuchtend im rosigen Schein = Prize song (Rudolf Schock, tenor; supporting soloists; Chöre der Deutschen Oper Berlin und der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin; Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale, Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker; Rudolf Kempe, conductor) (5:24) ; Tristan und Isolde. Tott denn alles! Alles tot! (Josef Greindl, bass; Philharmonia Orchestra; Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor) (2:01) ; Mild und leise : Liebestod (Kirsten Flagstad, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor) (7:15)
CD 2-3 [tracks 1-9], Sopranos & mezzo-sopranos, 1953-1968. Die Tote Stadt. Glück, das mir verblieb / Korngold (Dame Joan Hammond, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Walter Susskind, conductor) (4:29) ; A song of welcome. Behind the façades and faces / Bliss (Dame Joan Sutherland, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Sir Arthur Bliss, conductor) (2:04) ; I vespri siciliani. Mercé, dilette amiche / Verdi (Maria Callas, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Tullio Serafin, conductor) (3:56) ; Die Fledermaus. Mein Herr Marquis / Johann Strauss II (Rita Streich, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (3:18) ; Der Graf von Luxemburg. Heut' noch werd' ich Ehefrau
Unbekannt, deshalb nicht minder int'ressant / Lehár (Erika Köth, soprano; Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Frank Fox, conductor) (3:15)
Schön ist die Welt. Ach, Vöglein in der Ferne / Lehár (Renata Holm, soprano; FFB-Orchester; Frank Fox, conductor) (1:48) ; The Mikado. The sun whose rays are all ablaze / Sullivan (Elsie Morison, soprano; Pro Arte Orchestra; Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor) (2:59) ; Gianni Schicchi. O mio babbino caro / Puccini (Antonietta Stella, soprano; London Symphony Orchestra; Alberto Erede, conductor) (1:50) ; Manon. Restons ici, puisqu'il le faut / Massenet (Martha Angelici, soprano; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra-comique; Jesus Etcheverry, conductor) (3:37) ; Les Huguenots. Noble seigneur
Une dame noble et sage / Meyerbeer (Janine Micheau, soprano; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris; Georges Prêtre, conductor) (3:23) ; Don Giovanni. Batti, batti, O bel Masetto / Mozart (Graziella Sciutti, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor) (3:49) ; Tannhäuser. Allmächt'ge Jungfrau = Elisabeth's prayer / Wagner (Aase Nordmo-Lövberg, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Walter Susskind, conductor) (5:43) ; La traviata. Ah, fors'è lui / Verdi (Anna Moffo, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Sir Colin Davis, conductor) (3:00) ; Orphée aux enfers. The happy bride never stumbles / Offenbach (June Bronhill, soprano; Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra; Alexander Faris, conductor) (3:01) ; Die Fledermaus. Klänge der Heimat / Johann Strauss II (Hilde Gueden, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Heinrich Hollreiser, conductor) (4:02) ; Adiós, Granada / Barrera & Calleja (Victora de Los Angeles, soprano and guitar) (2:07) ; Paganini. Ich kann es nicht fassen
Liebe, du Himmel auf Erden / Lehár (Melitta Muszely, soprano; FFB-Orchester; Werner Schmidt-Boeleke, conductor) (2:36) ; Turandot. In questa reggia / Puccini (Amy Shuard, soprano; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Edward Downes, conductor) (6:04) ; Einerleie : op. 69 no. 3 / Richard Strauss (Lisa della Casa, soprano; Sebastian Peschko, piano) (2:14) ; Così fan tutte. Una donna a quindici anni / Mozart (Hanny Steffek, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Karl Böhm, conductor) (3:56) ; The bartered bride. Gern ja will ich dir vertrauen / Smetana (Pilar Lorengar, soprano; Bamberger Symphoniker; Rudolf Kempe, conductor) (4:37) ; Mignon. Je suis Titania / Thomas (Andrée Esposito, soprano; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra-comique; Jean-Claude Hartmann, conductor) (4:51) ; Zigeunerliebe. Hör ich Cymbalklänge / Lehár (Sari Barabas, soprano; Graunke Symphony Orchestra; Carl Michalski, conductor) (4:35) ; Die Zauberflöte. Der Hölle Rache / Mozart (Lucia Popp, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Otto Klemperer, conductor) (3:10) ; Madama Butterfly. Un bel dì vedremo / Puccini (Renata Scotto, soprano; Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor) (4:38) ; Zueignung : op. 10 no. 1 / Richard Strauss (Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; George Szell, conductor) (1:49) ; Don Giovanni. Vedrai carino / Mozart (Mirella Freni, soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Otto Klemperer, conductor) (3:46) ; Die lustige Witwe. Bitte, meine Herrn
Hab' in Paris
Gar oft hab' ich's gehört / Lehár (Anneliese Rothenberger, soprano; Bavarian Radio Chorus; Graunke Symphony Orchestra; Willy Mattes, conductor) (2:57) ; Rigoletto. Gualtier Maldè
Caro nome / Verdi (Reri Grist, soprano; supporting soloists; Coro e Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Francesco Molinari Pradelli, conductor) (6:40) ; Elijah. Behold, God hath sent Elijah / Mendelssohn (Gwyneth Jones, soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor) (1:19) ; Rückert-Lieder. Ich atmet' einen linden Duft! / Mahler (Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Otto Klemperer, conductor) (2:45)
CD 3 [tracks 10-22]-CD 4 [tracks 1-7], Tenors, 1953-1958. Pagliacci. Mi accordan di parlar?
Un grande spettacolo
Un tal gioco / Leoncavallo (Jussi Björling; supporting soloists; Robert Shaw Chorale; RCA Victor Orchestra; Renato Cellini, conductor) (5:15) ; Le postillon de Lonjumeau. Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire / Adam (Henri Legay; orchestra; Georges Tzipine, conductor) (4:07) ; Die Zauberflöte. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön / Mozart (Léopold Simoneau; Orchestre du Théâtre des Champs-Élysées; André Jouve, conductor) (4:01) ; Werther. Pourquoi me réveiller / Massenet (Albert Lance; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra-comique; Albert Wolff, conductor) (2:19) ; Cavalleria rusticana. Mamma, quel vino è generoso / Mascagni (Eugenio Fernandi; Philharmonia Orchestra; Nicola Resicgno, conductor) (3:57) ; La fanciulla del West. Una parola sola
Or son sei mesi / Puccini (João Gibin; Birgit Nilsson, soprano; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano; Lovro von Matačič, conductor) (3:48) ; Messiah. Every valley shall be exalted / Handel (Richard Lewis; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor) (3:41) ; Manon Lescaut. Donna non vidi mai / Puccini (Charles Craig; orchestra; Michael Collins, conductor) (2:12) ; La fanciulla del West. Ch'ella mi creda libero / Puccini (Giuseppe Campora; Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Gabriele Santini, conductor) (1:55) ; Martha. Ach, so fromm / Flotow (Fritz Wunderlich; Berliner Symphoniker; Berislav Klobucar, conductor) (2:47) ; Oedipus Rex. Nonne monstrum rescituri / Stravinsky (Ronald Dowd; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Colin Davis, conductor) (1:17) ; Così fan tutte. Un'aura amorosa / Mozart (Alfredo Kraus; Philharmonia Orchestra; Karl Böhm, conductor) (4:45) ; Il barbiere di Siviglia. All'idea di quell metallo / Rossini (Luigi Alva; Sesto Bruscantini, baritone; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vittorio Gui, conductor) (3:08) ; Dies natalis. Wonder : arioso / Finzi (Wilfred Brown; English Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Finzi, conductor) (4:18) ; Lohengrin. In fernem Land / Wagner (Jess Thomas; Chor der Wiener Staatsoper; Wiener Philharmoniker; Rudolf Kempe, conductor) (5:08) ; La favorita. Favorita del Re!
Spirto gentil / Donizetti (Franco Corelli; Philharmonia Orchestra; Franco Ferraris, conductor) (4:51) ; Undine. Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Brüder / Lortzing (Peter Schreier; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Robert Heger, conductor) (3:29) ; Die Königin von Saba. Magische Töne / Goldmark (Nicolai Gedda; Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München; Heinrich Bender, conductor) (3:41) ; Fedora. Amor ti vieta / Giordano (James King; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Kurt Eichorn, conductor) (1:36) ; L'amico Fritz. Anche tu, Beppe / Mascagni (Luciano Pavarotti; Laura Didier Gambardella, mezzo-soprano; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor) (3:44)
CD 4 [tracks 8-17], Baritones & basses, 1955-1957. Andrea Chénier. Nemico della patria / Giordano (Tito Gobbi, baritone; Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Oliviero de Fabritiis, conductor) (4:53) ; Nabucco. Sperate, o figli / Verdi (Boris Christoff, bass; Coro e Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Vittorio Gui, conductor) (4:53) ; Il trovatore. Il balen / Verdi (Rolando Panerai, baritone; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (3:15) ; La Bohème. Vechia zimmara, senti / Puccini (Nicola Zaccaria, bass; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano; Antonino Votto, conductor) (1:33) ; Si j'étais roi. Dans le sommeil, l'amour / Adam (Michael Dens, baritone; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra-comique; Pierre Dervaux, conductor) (2:49) ; Don Giovanni. Deh, vieni alla finestra / Mozart (Eberhard Wächter, baritone; Philharmonia Orchestra; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor) (1:50) ; Thaïs. Voilà donc la terrible cité! Alexandrie! / Massenet (Ernest Blanc, baritone; Orchestre de la Société des concerts du Conservatoire; Georges Prêtre, conductor) (3:05) ; Die Zauberflöte. Der Vogelfänger bin ich, ja / Mozart (Hermann Prey, baritone; Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Horst Stein, conductor) (2:35) ; Don Giovanni. Finch'han dal vino / Mozart (Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass; New Philharmonic Orchestra; Otto Klemperer, conductor) (1:25) ; Rigoletto. Cortigiani, vil razza dannata / Verdi (Cornell MacNeil, baritone; Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Francesco Molinari Pradelli, conductor) (4:18)
CD 4 [tracks 18-22]-CD 5 [tracks 1-15], Sopranos, 1969-1988. La forza del destino. Me pellegrina ed orfana / Verdi (Martina Arroyo; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor) (3:37) ; Roméo et Juliette. Ah! je veux vivre / Gounod (Mady Mesplé; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris; Jean-Pierre Marty, conductor) (3:49) ; Ridente la calma : K152 / Mozart (Elly Ameling; Jörg Demus, soprano) (3:17) ; Il pirata. Col sorriso d'innocenza / Bellini (Montserrat Caballé; Orchestra della RAI, Roma; Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor) (3:28) ; Fidelio. O namenlose Freude! / Beethoven (Helga Dernesch; Jon Vickers, tenor; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (3:00) ; Die Jahreszeiten. Der Winter. Knurre, schnurre, knurre / Haydn (Gundula Janowitz; Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (2:57) ; Die Zauberflöte. O zittre nicht / Mozart (Edda Moser; Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München; Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor) (4:51) ; None but the lonely heart : op. 6 no. 6 (sung in Russian) / Tchaikovsky (Dame Margaret Price; James Lockhart, piano) (3:47) ; Il barbiere di Siviglia. Una voce poco fa / Rossini (Beverly Sills; London Symphony Orchestra; James Levine, conductor) (5:46) ; Five satires : op. 109. Taste of spring (sung in Russian) / Shostakovich (Galina Vishnevskaya; Mstislav Rostropovich, piano) (2:39) ; Le nozze di Figaro. Porgi, amor / Mozart (Heather Harper; English Chamber Orchestra; Daniel Barenboim, conductor) (4:14) ; Il trovatore. D'amor sull'ali rosee / Verdi (Leontyne Price; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (4:35) ; Manon. Allons! il le faut
Adieu, notre petite table / Massenet (Ileana Cotrubas; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michael Plasson, conductor) (3:38) ; War requiem : op. 66. Dies irae. Liber scriptus proferetur / Britten (Elisabeth Söderström; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor) (2:47) ; Shéhérazade. La flûte enchantée / Ravel (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa; Orchestre symphonique de l'Opéra national du Théâtre royal de la Monnaie, Brussels; Sir John Pritchard, conductor) (2:43) ; I Lombardi. Salve Maria / Verdi (Ghena Dimitrova; Münchner Rundfunkorchester; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor) (3:26) ; La belle Hélène. Amors divins! / Offenbach (Jessye Norman; Chœurs et Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michael Plasson, conductor) (3:27) ; La sonnambula. Sovra il sen / Bellini (Edita Gruberova; Münchner Rundfunkorchester; Kurt Eichorn, conductor) (4:05) ; Die Walküre. Der Männer Sippe / Wagner (Hildegard Behrens; Münchner Rundfunkorchester; Peter Schneider, conductor) (4:37) ; Les contes d'Hoffmann. Les oiseaux dans la charmille / Offenbach (Luciana Serra; Chorus & Orchestra of the Opéra national du Théâtre royal de la Monnaie, Brussels; Sylvain Cambreling, conductor) (5:32)
CD 5 [tracks 16-19]-CD 6 [tracks 1-9], Mezzo-sopranos, 1969-1984. Carmen. Habanera : L'amour est un oiseau rebelle / Bizet (Grace Bumbry; Chœurs et Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor) (4:17) ; Don Carlo. Nei giardin del bello / Verdi (Shirley Verrett; Delia Wallis, soprano; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor) (4:56) ; Così fan tutte. È amore un Iadroncello / Mozart (Yvonne Minton; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Otto Klemperer, conductor) (4:37) ; Arietes oubliées. No. 2, Il pleure dans mon cœur / Debussy (Frederica von Stade; Dalton Baldwin, piano) (2:39) ; Macbeth. La luce langue / Verdi (Fiorenza Cossotto; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Riccardo Muti, conductor) (4:20) ; Ivan the Terrible : op. 116. Song about the beaver (sung in Russian) / Prokofiev (Irina Arkhipova; Philharmonia Orchestra; Riccardo Muti, conductor) (3:05) ; Adriana Lecouvreur. Acerba voluttà / Cilèa (Elena Obraztsova; Philharmonia Orchestra; Giuseppe Patanè, conductor) (4:19) ; Le nozze di Figaro. Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio / Mozart (Teresa Berganza; English Chamber Orchestra; Daniel Barenboim, conductor) (2:37) ; Werther. Va! laisse couler mes larmes!
Les larmes qu'on ne pleure pas / Massenet (Tatiana Troyanos; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Michael Plasson, conductor) (2:30) ; Don Carlo. O don fatale / Verdi (Agnes Baltsa; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (5:25) ; Auf dem Wasser zu singen : D774 / Schubert (Dame Janet Baker; Geoffrey Parsons, piano) (3:14) ; Padmâvatî. Aux armes
Il est trop tard / Roussel (Marilyn Horne; Orfeón Donostiarra; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michael Plasson, conductor) (6:37) ; La clemenza di Tito. Parto, parto / Mozart (Ann Murray; Lewis Morrison, clarinet; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Raymond Leppard, conductor) (5:57)
CD 6 [tracks 10-18], Tenors, 1969-1988. La forza del destino. La vita è inferno
O tu che in seno / Verdi (Carlo Bergonzi; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor) (6:22) ; Carmen. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée / Bizet (Jon Vickers; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor) (4:17) ; Die Meistersinger. Abendlich glühend in himmlischer Glut / Wagner (René Kollo; Staatskapelle Dresden; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (2:19) ; Die schöne Müllerin. Ungeduld / Schubert (Ian Partridge; Jennifer Partridge, piano) (2:23) ; Macbeth. O figli miei!
Ah, la paterna mano / Verdi (Donald Smith; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Vanco Cavdarski, conductor) (3:56) ; Il trovatore. Di quella pira / Verdi (Franco Bonisolli; supporting soloists; Chor der Deutschen Oper, Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (3:22) ; Don Carlo. Io l'ho perduta! / Verdi (José Carreras; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (3:22) ; Les pêcheurs de perles. Je crois entendre encore / Bizet (Alain Vanzo; Orchestre du Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris; Georges Prêtre, conductor) (3:08) ; Les contes d'Hoffmann. Ils se sont éloignés enfin!
Ah! Vivre deux / Offenbach (Neil Shicoff; Luciana Serra, soprano; Orchestra of the Opéra national du Théâtre royal de la Monnaie, Brussels; Sylvain Cambreling, conductor) (4:04)
CD 6 [tracks 19-20]-CD 7 [tracks 1-12], Baritones & basses, 1966-1986. Five mystical songs. The call / Vaughan Williams (John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; English Chamber Orchestra; Sir David Willcocks, conductor) (2:05) ; La forza del destino. Urna fatale / Verdi (Piero Cappuccilli, baritone; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor) (3:02) ; La forza del destino. Toh! Toh! Poffare il mondo! / Verdi (Sir Geraint Evans, baritone; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor) (3:24) ; La damnation de Faust. Une puce gentille / Berlioz (Gabriel Bacquier, baritone; Chœurs du Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris; Orchestre de Paris; Georges Prêtre, conductor) (1:23) ; Chanson triste / Duparc (Gérard Souzay, baritone; Dalton Baldwin, piano) (3:02) ; Die Zauberflöte. O Isis und Osiris / Mozart (Kurt Moll, bass; Chor und Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München; Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor) (3:12) ; Die Zauberflöte. Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen / Mozart (Walter Berry, baritone; Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München; Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor) (3:49) ; Otello. Vanne!
Credo in un Dio crudel / Verdi (Peter Glossop, baritone; Berliner Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (5:05) ; Il barbiere di Siviglia. La calunnia / Rossini (Ruggero Raimondi, bass; London Symphony Orchestra; James Levine, conductor) (4:52) ; Macbeth. Sappia la sposa mia
Mi si affaccia un pugnai? / Verdi (Sherril Milnes; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Riccardo Muti, conductor) (3:50) ; Boris Godunov. Clock scene : Uf! tyazheló / Mussorgsky (Martti Talvela, bass; Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra; Jerzy Semkow, conductor) (3:29) ; Boris Godunov. Kako vo górode = In the town of Kazan Mussorgsky (Auge Haugland, bass; Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra; Jerzy Semkow, conductor) (2:21) ; Salome. Wo ist er? / Richard Strauss (José van Dam, baritone; supporting soloists; Wiener Philharmoniker; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) (4:37) ; Le nozze di Figaro. Non più andrai / Mozart (Sir Thomas Allen, baritone; Wiener Philharmoniker; Riccardo Muti, conductor) (3:37)
CD 7 [tracks 13-21], Sopranos, 1989-2004. Manon. Obéissons quand leur voix appelle / Massenet (June Anderson; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michel Plasson, conductor) (3:09) ; Ave Maria / Gounod, after J.S. Bach ; orch. René Challan (Barbara Hendricks; Stockholm Chamber Orchestra; Eric Ericson, conductor) (3:14) ; Faust. Ô Dieu! Que de bijoux
Ah! je ris / Gounod (Cheryl Studer; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michel Plasson, conductor) (4:16) ; L'assedio di Corinto. Giusto ciel! in tal periglio / Rossini (Katia Ricciarelli; Chœurs et Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon; Gabriele Ferro, conductor) (3:33) ; Mignon. Kennst du das Land / Thomas (Dagmar Schellenberger; Münchner Rundfunkorchester; Ralf Weikert, conductor) (4:14) ; Don Carlos. Ô ma chère compagne / Verdi (Karita Mattila; supporting soloists; Chœurs du Théâtre du Châtelet; Orchestre de Paris; Antonio Pappano, conductor) (4:22) ; 6 songs, op. 36. Svarta rosor = Black roses / Sibelius (Solveig Kringelborn; Malcolm Martineau, piano) (1:52) ; Manon Lescaut. In quelle trine morbide / Puccini (Ruth Ann Swenson; London Symphony Orchestra; Julius Rudel, conductor) (2:47) ; La grande-duchesse de Gérolstein. Il était un de mes aïeux / Offenbach (Dame Felicity Lott; Chœurs des Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble; les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble; Marc Minkowski, conductor) (2:22)
CD 8 [tracks 1-7], Mezzo-sopranos, 1988-2001. Winterreise. Frühlingstraum / Schubert (Brigitte Fassbaender; Aribert Reimann, piano) (3:57) ; Orphée et Eurydice. J'ai perdu mon Eurydice / Gluck (Anne Sofie von Otter; Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor) (3:28) ; Samson et Dalila. Printemps qui commence / Saint-Saëns (Waltraud Meier; Samuel Ramey, bass; Orchestre de l'Opéra-Bastille, Paris; Myung-Whun Chung, conductor) (6:04) ; Après un rêve : op. 7 no. 1 / Fauré ; arr. Sheeves (Hera Lind; HanseCompagnie; Cord Garben, conductor) (3:23) ; Le manoir de Rosamonde / Duparc (Michelle DeYoung; Kevin Murphy, piano) (2:40) ; Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht / Marx (Katarina Karnéus; Roger Vignoles, piano) (1:49) ; Idomeneo. Il padre adorato / Mozart (Lorraine Hunt Lieberson; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor) (2:53)
CD 8 [tracks 8-12], Tenors, 1989-2001. Les pêcheurs de perles. Je crois entendre encore / Bizet (John Aler; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michel Plasson, conductor) (3:28) ; Tosca. Recondita armonia / Puccini (Plácido Domingo; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Eugene Kohn, conductor) (2:55) ; I vespri siciliani. Giorno di pianto / Verdi (Christ Merritt; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano; Riccardo Muti, conductor) (4:28) ; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Am stillen Herd / Wagner (Ben Heppner; supporting soloists; Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München; Wolfgang Sawallish, conductor) (4:33) ; Roméo et Juliette. L'amour! L'amour!
Ah! Lève-toi, soleil! / Gounod (Roberto Alagna; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michel Plasson, conductor) (3:55)
CD 8 [tracks 13-17], Baritones & basses, 1991-1995. Symphony no. 9 : "Choral." Ode to joy / Beethoven (Bryn Terfel, bass; supporting soloists; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor) (3:15) ; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn! / Wagner (Bernd Weikl, bass-baritone; Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München; Wolfgang Sawallish, conductor) (6:39) ; Les roses d'Ispahan / Fauré (François le Roux, baritone; Orchestre philharmonique de Monte-Carlo; John Nelson, conductor) (3:27) ; Hérodiade. Ce breuvage
Vision fugitive / Massenet (Thomas Hampson, baritone; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michel Plasson, conductor)) (3:54) ; Der Rosenband : op. 36 no. 1 / Richard Strauss (Simone Keenlyside, baritone; Malcolm Martineau, piano) (3:09)
CD 8 [tracks 18-21]-CD 9 [tracks 1-6], Singers of Baroque and early music, female singers. Ay luna que reluze : villancico / anon. (Montserrat Figueras, soprano; Hesperion XX; Jordi Savall, conductor) (3:21) ; Su le sponde del Tebro. Sul le sponde del Tebro
Contentatevi / A. Scarlatti ; arr. Paumgartner (Helen Donath, soprano; Maurice André, trumpet; Academy of St. Maritn in the Fields; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor) (3:31) ; Alcina. Ma quando tornerai / Handel (Arlen Augér, soprano; City of London Baroque Sinfonia; Richard Hickox, conductor) (4:25) ; Io, che dal ciel cader / Caccini (Emily van Evera, soprano; Taverner Players; Andrew Parrott, conductor) (1:55) ; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! : cantata BWV51. [Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!] / J.S. Bach (Nancy Argenta, soprano; Crispi[a]n Steele-Perkins, trumpet; Ensemble Sonnerie; Monica Huggett, conductor) (4:16) ; Eighth book of madrigals. Dolcissimo uscignolo / Monteverdi (Emma Kirkby, soprano; the Consort of Musicke; Anthony Rooley, conductor) (3:49) ; Hau, hau, hau le boys! : virelai / Claudin de Sermisy (Catherine King, mezzo-soprano; instrumental ensemble) (1:47) ; Les Indes galantes. Régnez, plaisirs et jeux / Rameau (Patricia Petibon, soprano; les Folies françaises; Patrick Cohën-Akenine, conductor) (3:15) ; Dido and Aeneas. Thy hand, Belinda
When I am laid in earth / Purcell (Susan Graham, soprano; le Concert d'Astrée; Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor) (4:51) ; Armide. Enfin il est en ma puissance
Venez, venez / Lully (Véronique Gens; les Talens lyriques; Christophe Rousset, conductor) (4:16)
CD 9 [tracks 7-19], Singers of Baroque and early music, male singers. The fairy queen. Hark, how all things with one sound rejoice / Purcell ; arr. Tippett & Bergman (Alfred Deller, countertenor; Basil Lam, harpsichord; Terence Weil, violoncello; string orchestra) (2:20) ; The choice of Hercules. Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay / Handel (James Bowman, countertenor; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Sir Philip Ledger, conductor) (3:42) ; Lady, if you so spite me / Dowland (Nigel Rogers, tenor; Anthony Bailes, lute; Jordi Savall, viola da gamba) (2:12) ; Saul. O Lord, whose mercies are numberless / Handel (Paul Esswood, countertenor; English Chamber Orchestra; Sir Philip Ledger, conductor) (3:30) ; Griselda. Che giova fuggire / Bononcini (Aris Christofellis, male soprano; period-instrument ensemble; Laure Morabito, harpsichord) (1:27) ; Mass in B minor, BWV232. Agnus Dei / J.S. Bach (Charles Brett, countertenor; Collegium vocale; Philippe Herreweghe, conductor) (5:27) ; Magnificat, BWV243. Esurientes implevit / J.S. Bach (René Jacobs, countertenor; La Petite Bande; Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor) (3:13). If women could be fair / Byrd (Michael Chance, countertenor; Fretwork) (3:25) ; Ye fiends and furies / Law[e]s (Harry van der Kamp, bass; Stephen Stubbs, theorbo; Andrew Lawrence-King, regal) (2:16) ; Miserere. Redde mihi laetitiam / Campra (Dominique Visse, countertenor; la Grande Ecurie et la chambre du roi; Jean-Claude Malgloire, conductor) (2:41) ; Cessate, omai cessate : RV684 [excerpt] / Vivaldi ; opening rev. B. Martinotti (Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor; Teatro lirico; Stephen Stubbs, conductor) (4:14) ; Stabat Mater. Eia mater, fon amoris / Pergolesi (Gérard Lesne, countertenor; Il Seminario musicale) (2:10) ; Regina coeli laetare / Rigatti (Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor; Ensemble Artaserse) (3:04)
CD 9 [tracks 20-23]-CD 10, Singers of the new millennium, 2000-2007. Tosca. Vissi d'arte / Puccini (Angela Gheorghiu, soprano; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Antonio Pappano, conductor) (3:26) ; Aci, Galatea e Polifemo. Dell'aquila l'artigli / Handel (Sandrine Piau, soprano; Le Concert d'Astrée; Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor) (3:18) ; Robinson Crusoé. Conduisez-moi vers celui que j'adore / Offenbach (Natalie Dessay, soprano; Chœur Les Éléments; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Michel Plasson, conductor) (3:54) ; La Gioconda. Suicidio! / Ponchielli (Violeta Urmana, soprano; Münchner Rundfunkorchester; Marcello Viotti, conductor) (4:19) ; Poro. Caro amico amplesso! / Handel (Patrizia Ciofi, soprano; Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano; Il Complesso barocco; Alan Curtis, conductor) (2:06) ; Sieben frühe Lieder. Die Nachtigall / Berg (Sine Bundgaard, soprano; Danish Radio Sinfonietta; Matthias Pintscher, conductor) (2:22) ; Evening song / Griffes (Deborah Voigt, soprano; Brian Zeger, piano) (2:51) ; 8 Zigeunerlieder : op. 103. Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze / Brahms (Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Roger Vignoles, piano) (1:37) ; Vier letzte Lieder. Frühling / Richard Strauss (Nina Stemme, soprano; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Antonio Pappano, conductor) (3:10) ; Der Rauchfangkehrer. Basta, vincesti
Ah, non lasciarmi / Salieri (Diana Damrau, soprano; Le Cercle de l'harmonie; Jérémie Rhorer, conductor) (2:59) ; Wedding cantata : BWV202. Wenn die Frühlingslüfte streichen / J.S. Bach (Huynah Yu, soprano; instrumental ensemble; Shuntaro Sato, conductor) (2:52) ; Ich wollt' ein Sträusslein binden : op. 68 no. 2 / Richard Strauss (Kate Royal, soprano; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Edward Gardner, conductor) (2:41) ; St. Matthew Passion : BWV224. Erbarme dich, mein Gott / J.S. Bach (Stephanie Blythe, contralto; Ensemble orchestral de Paris; John Nelson, conductor) (6:21) ; Orlando. Fammi combattere mostri e tifei / Handel (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano; Les Violin [i.e. Violons] du roy; Bernard Labadie, conductor) (3:42) ; Serenade : op. 63 no. 6 / Tchaikovsky (Daniil Shtoda, tenor; Larissa Gergieva, piano) (2:59) ; An die Leier : D737 / Schubert (Ian Bostridge, tenor; Julius Drake, piano) (4:42) ; La Gioconda. Cielo e mar / Ponchielli (Yu Qiang Dai, tenor; New Symphony Orchestra; José Antonio Molina, conductor) (4:52) ; Les nuits d'été : op. 7. L'île inconnue / Berlioz (David Daniels, countertenor; Ensemble orchestral de Paris; John Nelson, conductor) (3:42) ; La danza / Rossini (Lawrence Brownlee, tenor; Martin Katz, piano) (2:52) ; La taberna del puerto. No puede ser / Sorozábal (Rolando Villazón, tenor; Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid; Pládico Domingo, conductor) (2:40). La donna del lago. Ah sì pera / Rossini (Max Emanuel Cencic, countertenor; Orchestre de chambre de Genève; Michael Hofstetter, conductor) (4:20) ; Die Schöpfung. Mit Würd' und Hoheit angetan / Haydn (Toby Spence, tenor; Les Arts florissants; William Christie, conductor) (3:28) ; Aci, Galatea e Polifemo. Precipitoso nel mar che freme / Handel (Laurent Naouri, baritone; Le Concert d'Astrée; Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor) (2:50) ; Serse. Del ciel d'amore / Handel (Giovanni Furlanetto, bass; Les Arts florissants; William Christie, conductor) (2:12) ; Don Giovanni. Madamina, il catalogo è questo / Mozart (Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; James Judd, conductor) (5:21) ; Traum : op. 48 no. 6 / Grieg (Rodion Pogossov, baritone; Malcolm Martineau, piano) (2:14).

Additional Information
Subjects Operas -- Excerpts.
Songs (High voice) with guitar.
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Oratorios -- Excerpts.
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice) -- Excerpts.
Requiems -- Excerpts.
Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
Sacred songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Sacred songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Symphonies -- Excerpts.
Solo cantatas, Sacred (High voice) -- Excerpts.
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs (High voice) with continuo.
Masses -- Excerpts.
Songs (High voice) with string ensemble.
Zarzuelas -- Excerpts.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :EMI Classics,2009
Participants/Performers Various soloists and ensembles.
Language German
English
Italian
French
Spanish
Latin
Swedish
Russian
Sung in German, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Latin, Swedish, and Russian; some in translation.
Notes EMI Classics: 50999 2 28949 2 2 (50999 2 28950 2 8, 50999 2 28951 2 7, 50999 2 28952 2 6, 50999 2 28953 2 5, 50999 2 28954 2 4, 50999 2 28955 2 3, 50999 2 36085 2 8, 50999 2 36086 2 7, 50999 2 36087 2 6, 50999 2 36088 2 5).
Principally opera excerpts and songs.
Previously released material.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Tony Locantro and John Steane, in English with German and French translations (66 p.) inserted in container.
Description 10 audio discs : digital, stereo., mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
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