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  • Release Date: 7/1/2003
  • Label: Opera D'oro
  • UPC: 723724568426
  • Catalog Number: 8016
  • Sales rank: 169,775

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Près des remparts de Séville (Séguidille) - Georges Bizet & Rosa Ponselle (2:02)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byRosa Ponselle
  2. 2 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Les tringles des sistres tintaient - Georges Bizet & Emmy Destinn (2:08)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byEmmy Destinn
  3. 3 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Votre toast (Toreador Song) - Georges Bizet & Lawrence Tibbett (4:31)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byLawrence Tibbett
  4. 4 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Flower Song) - Enrico Caruso & Georges Bizet (3:43)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  5. 5 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante - Georges Bizet & Claudia Muzio (4:16)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byClaudia Muzio
  6. 6 La Juive, opera: Rachel, quand du Seigneur - Enrico Caruso & Jacques-François Fromental Halévy (4:27)
    Composed byJacques-François Fromental Halévy
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  7. 7 Louise, opera: Depuis le jour - Gustave Charpentier & Grace Moore (4:50)
    Composed byGustave Charpentier
    Conducted byErno Rapee
    Performed byGrace Moore, Erno Rapee, Radio City Music Hall Orchestra
  8. 8 Le Roi d'Ys, opera in 3 acts: Vainement, ma bien aimée (Aubade) - Edouard Lalo & Edmond Clement (3:30)
    Composed byEdouard Lalo
    Performed byEdmond Clement
  9. 9 Lakmé, opera: Où va la jeune Hindoue (Bell Song) - Léo Delibes & Lily Pons (7:06)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Performed byLily Pons
  10. 10 Le roi de Lahore (3 versions), opera in 5 acts: O casto fior (O chaste fleur) - Jules Massenet & Riccardo Stracciari (4:23)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Performed byRiccardo Stracciari
  11. 11 Hérodiade, opera in 4 acts: Egli è bel (Il est doux, il est bon) - Jules Massenet & Claudia Muzio (3:59)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Performed byClaudia Muzio
  12. 12 Manon, comic opera in 5 acts: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux - Jules Massenet & Jussi Björling (3:46)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Performed byJussi Björling
  13. 13 Manon, comic opera in 5 acts: Ah! dispair vision (Ah! fuyez, douce image) - Jules Massenet & Tito Schipa (4:13)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byCarlo Sabajno
    Performed byTito Schipa, La Scala Theater Orchestra, Carlo Sabajno
  14. 14 Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Je viens célebrer la victoire - Enrico Caruso & Camille Saint-Saëns (3:32)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Performed byEnrico Caruso, Louise Homer, Marcel Journet
  15. 15 Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix - Camille Saint-Saëns & Wanda Werminska (4:17)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Performed byWanda Werminska
  16. 16 Hamlet, opera in 5 acts: A vos jeux, mes amis (Mad Scene) - Ambroise Thomas & Nellie Melba (7:50)
    Composed byAmbroise Thomas
    Performed byNellie Melba
  17. 17 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Mi par d'udir ancora (Je crois entendre encore) - Georges Bizet & John McCormack (3:10)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byJohn McCormack
  18. 18 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Au fond du temple saint - Georges Bizet & Edmond Clement (3:53)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byEdmond Clement, Marcel Journet
Disc 2
  1. 1 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Ah! Lève-toi, soleil - Charles Gounod & Jussi Björling (3:14)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byJussi Björling
  2. 2 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Je veux vivre dans ce rêve (Juliet's Waltz Song) - Charles Gounod & Amelita Galli-Curci (3:41)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byAmelita Galli-Curci
  3. 3 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Que fais-tu blanche tourtourelle? - Charles Gounod & Elisaveta Petrenko (3:14)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byElisaveta Petrenko
  4. 4 Robert le diable, grand opera in 5 acts: Valse infernale - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Juste Nivette (3:09)
    Composed byGiacomo Meyerbeer
    Performed byJuste Nivette
  5. 5 L' Africaine, grand opera in 5 acts: O paradiso (O paradis) - Rosario Bourdon & Giacomo Meyerbeer (3:36)
    Composed byGiacomo Meyerbeer
    Conducted byRosario Bourdon
    Performed byRosario Bourdon, Beniamino Gigli
  6. 6 Les Huguenots, grand opera in 5 acts: Piff! Paff! - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Paul Aumonier (3:39)
    Composed byGiacomo Meyerbeer
    Performed byPaul Aumonier
  7. 7 La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Au mont Ida - Jacques Offenbach & Jussi Björling (3:25)
    Composed byJacques Offenbach
    Performed byJussi Björling
  8. 8 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Legend of Kleinzach - Richard Tauber & Jacques Offenbach (4:12)
    Composed byJacques Offenbach
    Performed byRichard Tauber
  9. 9 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Les oiseaux dans la charmille (Doll's Song) - Jacques Offenbach & Lily Pons (2:39)
    Composed byJacques Offenbach
    Performed byLily Pons
  10. 10 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Ah! non credevi tu (Elle ne croyait pas) - Ambroise Thomas & Alberto Erede (4:14)
    Composed byAmbroise Thomas
    Conducted byAlberto Erede
    Performed byAlberto Erede, London Symphony Orchestra, Giuseppe di Stefano
  11. 11 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Je suis Titania - Ambroise Thomas & Lily Pons (3:07)
    Composed byAmbroise Thomas
    Performed byLily Pons
  12. 12 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Addio Mignon (Adieu, Mignon) - Ambroise Thomas & Ferruccio Tagliavini (3:50)
    Composed byAmbroise Thomas
    Performed byFerruccio Tagliavini
  13. 13 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Pourquoi me réveiller - Jules Massenet & Giovanni Martinelli (3:19)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Performed byGiovanni Martinelli
  14. 14 Le Cid, opera: Ah! tout es bien fini...O Souverain - Enrico Caruso & Jules Massenet (4:07)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Performed byEnrico Caruso
  15. 15 Faust, opera: O sainte médaille...Avant de quitter ces lieux - Charles Gounod & Lawrence Tibbett (4:39)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byLawrence Tibbett
  16. 16 Faust, opera: Le veau d'or - Charles Gounod & Pol Plançon (1:58)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byPol Plançon
  17. 17 Faust, opera: Salut! demeure chaste et pure - Charles Gounod & Jussi Björling (4:38)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byJussi Björling
  18. 18 Faust, opera: Ah! je ris de me voir (Jewel Song) - Charles Gounod & Nellie Melba (3:06)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byNellie Melba
  19. 19 Faust, opera: Vous qui faites l'endormie - Charles Gounod & Feodor Chaliapin (3:01)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byFeodor Chaliapin
  20. 20 Faust, opera: All'erta, all'erta (Finale) - Charles Gounod & Gina Cigna (4:17)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byLorenzo Molajoli
    Performed byGina Cigna, Lorenzo Molajoli, Tancredi Pasero, Pablo Civil
  21. 21 La reine de Saba, opera: Sous les pieds - Charles Gounod & Ezio Pinza (5:03)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byEzio Pinza
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