Essential Opera

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  • Release Date: 8/24/2010
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099962792028
  • Catalog Number: 27920
  • Sales rank: 166,460

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Aida, opera: Se quel guerrier io fossi!...Celeste Aida - Giuseppe Verdi & Plácido Domingo (4:24)
  2. 2 Il Trovatore, opera: Vedi le fosche notturne - Giuseppe Verdi & Rome Opera Theater Chorus (2:53)
  3. 3 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Au fond du temple saint - Georges Bizet & Ernest Blanc (5:27)
  4. 4 Lakmé, opera: Dôme épais - Léo Delibes & Natalie Dessay (4:50)
  5. 5 Il barbière di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), opera: Largo al factotum - Gioachino Rossini & Gianluigi Gelmetti (4:20)
  6. 6 La Rondine (The Swallow), opera: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta - Giacomo Puccini & Montserrat Caballé (3:07)
  7. 7 Pagliacci, opera: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba - Ruggero Leoncavallo & José Carreras (3:56)
  8. 8 La bohème, opera: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì - Giacomo Puccini & Mirella Freni (4:57)
  9. 9 Carmen, opera: Votre Toast - Georges Bizet & Maria Callas (4:52)
  10. 10 Carmen, opera: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée - Georges Bizet & Nicolai Gedda (3:52)
  11. 11 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Un bel dì vedremo - Giacomo Puccini & John Barbirolli (4:42)
  12. 12 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (2:39)
  13. 13 Rusalka, opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): Song to the Moon - Antonin Dvorák & Munich Radio Orchestra (5:54)
  14. 14 Orfeo ed Euridice (Italian version), opera in 3 acts, Wq. 30: Che farò senza Euridice? - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Harry Bicket (3:51)
  15. 15 Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro - Giacomo Puccini & Angela Gheorghiu (2:07)
  16. 16 Adriana Lecouvreur, opera: Ecco: respiro appena. Io son l'umile ancella - Francesco Cilèa & Myung-Whun Chung (3:20)
  17. 17 La Wally, opera (dramma musicale) in 4 acts: Ebben? ne andrò lontana - Alfredo Catalani & Ghena Dimitrova (3:28)
  18. 18 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Belle nuit - Jacques Offenbach & Sylvain Cambreling (4:23)
  19. 19 Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma - Giacomo Puccini & José Carreras (4:10)
Disc 2
  1. 1 La Traviata, opera: Libiamo ne'lieti calici - Giuseppe Verdi & Aldo Ceccato (3:09)
  2. 2 Norma, opera: Casta Diva - Vicenzo Bellini & Maria Callas (5:35)
  3. 3 Rigoletto, opera: La donna è mobile - Giuseppe Verdi & Alfredo Kraus (2:17)
  4. 4 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Soave sia il vento - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:21)
  5. 5 Tosca, opera: Recondita armonia - Giacomo Puccini & Plácido Domingo (2:57)
  6. 6 Il Trovatore, opera: D'amor sull'ali rosee - Giuseppe Verdi & Leontyne Price (4:44)
  7. 7 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Non più andrai - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Claudio Desderi (3:41)
  8. 8 Tosca, opera: Vissi d'arte - Giacomo Puccini & Angela Gheorghiu (3:28)
  9. 9 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Un'aura amorosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & John Aler (4:45)
  10. 10 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Der Hölle Rache - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:51)
  11. 11 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Conzonetta sull'aria - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bernard Haitink (3:05)
  12. 12 Andrea Chénier, opera: La mamma morta - Umberto Giordano & Myung-Whun Chung (5:37)
  13. 13 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Là ci darem la mano - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (3:17)
  14. 14 Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle - Giacomo Puccini & Carlo Bergonzi (3:04)
  15. 15 Carmen, opera: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle - Georges Bizet & Maria Callas (4:22)
  16. 16 La bohème, opera: Che gelida manina - Giacomo Puccini & Alfredo Kraus (5:01)
  17. 17 Nabucco, opera (Nabucodonosor): Va, pensiero - Giuseppe Verdi & La Scala Theater Chorus (4:58)
  18. 18 L'amico Fritz, opera (commedia lyrica) in 3 acts: Ed anche Beppe amo - Pietro Mascagni & Gianandrea Gavazzeni (3:20)
  19. 19 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Mild und leise - Richard Wagner & Hildegard Behrens (6:11)
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  • Posted February 4, 2011

    Too beautiful not to be heard again and again.

    If anything in recorded opera can bring emotions to an memorable high this will do it.

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