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  • Release Date: 11/1/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099908286628
  • Catalog Number: 828662
  • Sales rank: 204,943

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cantata No. 51, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," BWV 51 (BC A134): Jauchzet Gott in allen landen - Johann Sebastian Bach & Nancy Argenta (4:19)
  2. 2 Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Schafe können sicher weiden - Johann Sebastian Bach & Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber Orchestra (4:18)
  3. 3 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion - George Frideric Handel & Emma Kirkby (4:34)
  4. 4 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: I know that my Redeemer liveth - George Frideric Handel & English Chamber Orchestra (6:40)
  5. 5 Joshua, oratorio, HWV 64: O had I Jubal's lyre - George Frideric Handel & English Chamber Orchestra (2:56)
  6. 6 Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga - George Frideric Handel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (4:23)
  7. 7 Alcina, opera, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar - George Frideric Handel & Eiddwen Harrhy (4:40)
  8. 8 Alcina, opera, HWV 34: Ombre pallide - George Frideric Handel & Arleen Augér (6:36)
  9. 9 Alcina, opera, HWV 34: Ma quando tornerai - George Frideric Handel & Arleen Augér (4:31)
  10. 10 Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Un cenno leggiadretto - George Frideric Handel & English Chamber Orchestra (3:49)
  11. 11 Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, oratorio, HWV 46a: Un pensiero nemico di pace - George Frideric Handel & Natalie Dessay (3:58)
  12. 12 Bajazet (Il Tamerlano), pasticcio opera ("tragedia per musica") in 3 acts, RV703: Nasce rosa lusinghiera - Antonio Vivaldi & Fabio Biondi (3:53)
  13. 13 Bajazet (Il Tamerlano), pasticcio opera ("tragedia per musica") in 3 acts, RV703: Anche il mar par che sommerga - Antonio Vivaldi & Fabio Biondi (3:45)
  14. 14 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: When I am laid in earth - Henry Purcell & John Barbirolli (3:46)
  15. 15 Castor et Pollux, tragédie en musique: Tristes apprets - Henry Purcell & Véronique Gens (4:10)
  16. 16 Iphigénie en Tauride, opera in 4 acts, Wq. 46: Non, cet affreux devoir... Je t'implore - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Edda Moser (3:58)
  17. 17 Iphigénie en Aulide, opera in 3 acts, Wq. 40: Dieux puissants que j'atteste... Jupiter, lance la - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Véronique Gens (3:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384: Ach, ich liebte - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Alceo Galliera (5:18)
  2. 2 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384: Martern aller Arten - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Josef Krips (7:09)
  3. 3 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384: Welche Wonne, welche Lust - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Josef Krips (2:33)
  4. 4 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Or sai chi l'onore - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:00)
  5. 5 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Batti, batti, o bel Masetto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (3:54)
  6. 6 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: In quali eccessi, o Numi... Mi tradi quell'alma in - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (5:37)
  7. 7 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Vedrai, carino - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:50)
  8. 8 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Non mi dir - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (5:06)
  9. 9 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (5:09)
  10. 10 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Der Hölle Rache - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:51)
  11. 11 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Ach, ich fühl's - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (4:11)
  12. 12 Zaide, opera, K. 344 (K. 336b): Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Natalie Dessay (6:21)
  13. 13 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Deh vieni non tardar - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (3:06)
  14. 14 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Porgi amor - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Munich Radio Orchestra (3:48)
  15. 15 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Dove sono - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (4:20)
  16. 16 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: In uomini, in soldati - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bernard Haitink (2:58)
  17. 17 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Come scoglio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Munich Radio Orchestra (4:34)
  18. 18 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Una donna a quindici anni - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Karl Bohm (3:57)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: O wär ich schon - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:04)
  2. 2 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: Abscheulicher!... Komm, Hoffnung - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (7:38)
  3. 3 Der Freischütz, opera, J. 277 (Op. 77): Wie nahte mir... Leise, leise - Carl Maria von Weber & Kiri Te Kanawa (7:35)
  4. 4 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Dich, teure Halle - Richard Wagner & Kiri Te Kanawa (3:24)
  5. 5 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Einsam in trüben Tagen - Richard Wagner & Hildegard Behrens (4:59)
  6. 6 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen - Richard Wagner & Régine Crespin (4:09)
  7. 7 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Mild und leise (Liebestod) - Richard Wagner & Hildegard Behrens (6:14)
  8. 8 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): Klänge der Heimat - Johann Strauss II & Vienna Symphony Orchestra (4:17)
  9. 9 Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Tatiana's Letter Scene (conclusion) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Munich Radio Orchestra (4:18)
  10. 10 Rusalka, opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): Song to the Moon - Antonin Dvorak & Munich Radio Orchestra (5:57)
  11. 11 Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), opera, JB 1:100: Should I ever learn - Bedrich Smetana & Munich Radio Orchestra (3:51)
  12. 12 Dalibor, opera, JB 1:101: How confused I feel - Bedrich Smetana & Munich Radio Orchestra (2:30)
  13. 13 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Es gibt ein Reich - Richard Strauss & Kiri Te Kanawa (5:28)
  14. 14 Elektra, opera, Op. 58 (TrV 223): Ich kann nicht sitzen - Richard Strauss & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (5:26)
  15. 15 Die tote Stadt (The Dead City), opera, Op. 12: Glück, das mir verblieb - Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Kiri Te Kanawa (5:35)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve - Charles Gounod & Jean-Pierre Marty (3:55)
  2. 2 Faust, opera: Un bouquet!...Ô Dieu! que de bijoux!... Ah! je ris - Charles Gounod & André Cluytens (5:11)
  3. 3 Les Huguenots, grand opera in 5 acts: Nobles seigneurs, salut! - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Kurt Eichhorn (4:18)
  4. 4 Dinorah (Le pardon de Ploërmel), comic opera in 3 acts: Ombre légère - Giacomo Meyerbeer & June Anderson (6:31)
  5. 5 Carmen, opera: Quand je vous aimerai?... L'amour est un oiseau re - Georges Bizet & Thomas Beecham (5:09)
  6. 6 Carmen, opera: Les tringles des sistres tintaient - Georges Bizet & Thomas Beecham (4:56)
  7. 7 Carmen, opera: C'est des contrebandiers... Je dis que rien ne m'é - Georges Bizet & Mirella Freni (5:57)
  8. 8 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Allons! Il le faut... Adieu, notre petite table - Jules Massenet & Munich Radio Orchestra (3:57)
  9. 9 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Suis-je gentille ainsi... Je marche sur tous les c - Jules Massenet & June Anderson (3:03)
  10. 10 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Obéissons quand leur voix appelle - Jules Massenet & June Anderson (3:12)
  11. 11 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Werther! Werther!... Ces lettres - Jules Massenet & Victoria de Los Angeles (6:13)
  12. 12 Le Cid, opera: De cet affreux combat... Pleurez! pleurez, mes yeu - Jules Massenet & Kiri Te Kanawa (5:33)
  13. 13 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Les oiseaux dans la charmille - Jacques Offenbach & Jean-Pierre Marty (5:50)
  14. 14 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Ah, pour ce soir... Je suis Titania (Polonaise) - Ambroise Thomas & Maria Callas (5:12)
  15. 15 Louise, opera: Depuis le jour - Gustave Charpentier & Kiri Te Kanawa (5:03)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Norma, opera: Casta Diva - Vicenzo Bellini & Maria Callas (5:37)
  2. 2 La sonnambula, opera: Come per me sereno - Vicenzo Bellini & Kurt Eichhorn (2:41)
  3. 3 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Spargi d'amaro pianto - Gaetano Donizetti & Colin Davis (4:04)
  4. 4 Il barbière di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), opera: Una voce poco fa - Gioachino Rossini & James Levine (5:48)
  5. 5 Manon Lescaut, opera: In quelle trine morbide - Giacomo Puccini & London Symphony Orchestra (2:51)
  6. 6 Manon Lescaut, opera: Sola, perduta, abbandonata - Giacomo Puccini & Ghena Dimitrova (4:26)
  7. 7 La bohème, opera: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì - Giacomo Puccini & Mirella Freni (4:57)
  8. 8 La bohème, opera: Quando men vo - Giacomo Puccini & Ghena Dimitrova (2:34)
  9. 9 La bohème, opera: Donde lieta uscì - Giacomo Puccini & Montserrat Caballé (3:26)
  10. 10 Tosca, opera: Vissi d'arte - Maria Callas & Giacomo Puccini (3:02)
  11. 11 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Un bel dìvedremo - Giacomo Puccini & John Barbirolli (4:44)
  12. 12 La Rondine (The Swallow), opera: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta - Giacomo Puccini & Montserrat Caballé (3:07)
  13. 13 Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro - Giacomo Puccini & Barbara Hendricks (2:29)
  14. 14 Turandot, opera: Signore, ascolta! - Giacomo Puccini & London Symphony Orchestra (2:45)
  15. 15 Turandot, opera: In questa reggia - Giacomo Puccini & Ghena Dimitrova (6:01)
  16. 16 Turandot, opera: Tu che di gel sei cinta - Giacomo Puccini & Montserrat Caballé (2:31)
  17. 17 La Wally, opera (dramma musicale) in 4 acts: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana - Alfredo Catalani & Barbara Hendricks (4:23)
  18. 18 Andrea Chénier, opera: La mamma morta - Umberto Giordano & Ghena Dimitrova (4:48)
  19. 19 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Voi lo sapete, o mamma - Pietro Mascagni & Montserrat Caballé (4:02)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Ernani, opera: Surta è la notte... Ernani! Ernani, involami - Giuseppe Verdi & Munich Radio Orchestra (6:08)
  2. 2 Attila, opera: Allor che i forti corrono - Giuseppe Verdi & La Scala Theater Chorus (2:45)
  3. 3 Attila, opera: Da te questo or m'è concesso - Giuseppe Verdi & La Scala Theater Chorus (2:47)
  4. 4 I Lombardi alla prima Crociata, opera: Salve Maria - Giuseppe Verdi & Ghena Dimitrova (3:29)
  5. 5 Rigoletto, opera: Gualtier Maldé... Caro nome - Giuseppe Verdi & Benito di Bella (6:44)
  6. 6 Il Trovatore, opera: D'amor sull'ali rosee - Giuseppe Verdi & Leontyne Price (4:38)
  7. 7 La Traviata, opera: È strano!... Ah, fors'è lui - Giuseppe Verdi & Colin Davis (4:19)
  8. 8 La Traviata, opera: Follie! Follie!... Sempre libera - Giuseppe Verdi & Colin Davis (2:54)
  9. 9 La Traviata, opera: Attendo, attendo... Addio, del passato - Giuseppe Verdi & Myung-Whun Chung (3:49)
  10. 10 I Vespri siciliani, opera (Les vêpres siciliennes): Mercé, dilette amiche - Giuseppe Verdi & La Scala Theater Chorus (4:25)
  11. 11 La forza del destino, opera: Pace, pace mio Dio! - Giuseppe Verdi & Mirella Freni (5:15)
  12. 12 Macbeth, opera: La luce langue - Maria Callas & Giuseppe Verdi (4:12)
  13. 13 Don Carlo, opera: O ma chère compagne - Giuseppe Verdi & Theatre du Chatelet Chorus (4:25)
  14. 14 Aida, opera: Ritorna vincitor! - Giuseppe Verdi & Nicola Rescigno (7:07)
  15. 15 Aida, opera: Qui Radamès verrà... O patria mia - Giuseppe Verdi & Montserrat Caballé (6:57)
  16. 16 Otello, opera: Ave Maria - Giuseppe Verdi & La Scala Theater Orchestra (5:15)
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