Escape Through Opera

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In two discs containing more than 150 mintues of music, you'll get your fill of old-favorite arias. Take, for example, these chestnuts by Puccini: "Nessun dorma" from Turandot, "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi, or "Vissi d'arte" from Tosca. But there are plenty of deserving arias included, too, that don't quite rise to the stellar heights of Puccini's greatest hits. Wagner, Charpentier, Bellini, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Handel, and many other composers share in the lineup. Beginning with Verdi's prelude to La Traviata and its opening ethereal, high chords -- those tender augurs of Violetta's eventual doom -- Escape Through Opera offers great voices -- from Luciano Pavarotti to Karita Mattila -- singing great ...
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Editorial Reviews

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In two discs containing more than 150 mintues of music, you'll get your fill of old-favorite arias. Take, for example, these chestnuts by Puccini: "Nessun dorma" from Turandot, "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi, or "Vissi d'arte" from Tosca. But there are plenty of deserving arias included, too, that don't quite rise to the stellar heights of Puccini's greatest hits. Wagner, Charpentier, Bellini, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Handel, and many other composers share in the lineup. Beginning with Verdi's prelude to La Traviata and its opening ethereal, high chords -- those tender augurs of Violetta's eventual doom -- Escape Through Opera offers great voices -- from Luciano Pavarotti to Karita Mattila -- singing great music. A fine choice for those in search of a high-quality opera sampler.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/6/2001
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 696998937024
  • Catalog Number: 89370

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 La Traviata, opera: Prelude to Act 1 - Giuseppe Verdi & Columbia Symphony Orchestra (3:59)
  2. 2 Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro - James Conlon & Giacomo Puccini (2:17)
  3. 3 Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle - John DeMain & Giacomo Puccini (2:46)
  4. 4 Turandot, opera: Signore, ascolta - James Conlon & Giacomo Puccini (2:40)
  5. 5 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Habenera - Georges Bizet & Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (3:21)
  6. 6 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Sull' aria..Che Soave Zeffiretto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Karita Mattila (2:59)
  7. 7 La rondine (The Swallow), opera: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta - Giacomo Puccini & Gianandrea Gavazzeni (3:07)
  8. 8 Cavalleria rusticana, opera in 1 act: Intermezzo - Pietro Mascagni & John Georgiadis (2:57)
  9. 9 Tosca, opera: Vissi D'Arte - Giacomo Puccini & Kiri Te Kanawa (3:33)
  10. 10 Aida, opera: Celeste Aida - Giuseppe Verdi & Vienna State Opera Orchestra (4:33)
  11. 11 Martha, opera: M'appari tutt'amor - Friedrich von Flotow & Emil Cooper (3:02)
  12. 12 Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Polovtaian Dances - Alexander Borodin & Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (2:25)
  13. 13 Fantasy on a Theme from "Hänsel und Gretel" for orchestra: Children's Prayer - Engelbert Humperdinck & Children's Chorus of Cologne Opera (2:33)
  14. 14 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Humming Chorus - Giacomo Puccini & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (3:14)
  15. 15 L'Elisir d'amore, opera: Una furtiva lagrima - Gaetano Donizetti & Welsh National Opera Orchestra (4:48)
  16. 16 Méditation (from opera "Thäis"), violin & orchestra version and various arrangements - Jules Massenet & Kazuhiro Koizumi (4:42)
  17. 17 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Flower Song - Georges Bizet & Pierre Dervaux (3:53)
  18. 18 Les Contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarolle - Jacques Offenbach & New York Philharmonic (2:40)
  19. 19 La bohème, opera: Si, mi chiamano Mimi - Ileana Cotrubas & Giacomo Puccini (5:22)
  20. 20 Faust, opera: Avant de quitter ces lieux - James Conlon & Charles Gounod (3:24)
  21. 21 Fedora, opera: Amor ti vieta - Emerson Buckley & Umberto Giordano (1:51)
  22. 22 L'Elisir d'amore, opera: Prendi, per me sei libero - Gaetano Donizetti & Charles Mackerras (3:42)
  23. 23 Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu - George Frideric Handel & La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy (2:46)
  24. 24 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Le ci darem la mano - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Inva Mula-Tchako (3:25)
  25. 25 Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga - Ileana Cotrubas & George Frideric Handel (4:35)
  26. 26 Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melody) (from "Orfeo ed Euridice"), various arrangements - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Eugene Ormandy (3:31)
  27. 27 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Porgi, Amor - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Karita Mattila (4:14)
  28. 28 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Je crois entendre encore - Georges Bizet & Pierre Dervaux (5:04)
  29. 29 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Intermezzo - Georges Bizet & Leopold Stokowski (3:08)
  30. 30 La Wally, opera: Ebben? Ne andro lontana - Alfredo Catalani & Gianandrea Gavazzeni (4:04)
  31. 31 Manon, opera: Adieu, notre petite table - Jules Massenet & Fausto Cleva (4:20)
  32. 32 Edgar, opera: Addio, mio dolce amor! - Giacomo Puccini & Opera Orchestra of New York (3:55)
  33. 33 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Connais-tu le pays? - Ambroise Thomas & London Philharmonic Orchestra (5:31)
  34. 34 Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à te voix - John DeMain & Camille Saint-Saëns (5:47)
  35. 35 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Un Bel Di - Giacomo Puccini & Kiri Te Kanawa (4:32)
  36. 36 Bianca e Fernando, opera: Borgi o padre a la figlia rimira - Jane Eaglen & Vicenzo Bellini (5:20)
  37. 37 Louise, opera: Depuis Le Jour - Gustave Charpentier & Ileana Cotrubas (4:44)
  38. 38 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Wie Todesahnung Dammrung deckt die Lande...O du, m - Richard Wagner & James Conlon (4:53)
  39. 39 Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma - Emerson Buckley & Giacomo Puccini (3:08)
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