Kiri - A Portrait

Kiri - A Portrait

by Kiri Te Kanawa
     
 
Released to mark the 60th birthday of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Kiri: A Portrait gathers highlights from the celebrated soprano's extensive recording career. Italian opera arias by Verdi and Puccini, popular songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and others, and many more selections make for a fitting tribute to the New Zealander's singular art.

Overview

Released to mark the 60th birthday of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Kiri: A Portrait gathers highlights from the celebrated soprano's extensive recording career. Italian opera arias by Verdi and Puccini, popular songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and others, and many more selections make for a fitting tribute to the New Zealander's singular art.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/10/2004
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028947545927
catalogNumber:
000186302
Rank:
78176

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. O mio babbino caro
  2. Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, N
  3. Malurous qu'o uno fenno, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auver
  4. Porgi, amor
  5. Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, recitative and aria for
  6. Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gönner, aria for soprano & orchestra. K.
  7. Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben
  8. Beim Schlafengehen
  9. Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well-
  10. Pie Jesu
  11. Panis angelicus for tenor, organ, harp, cello & bass
  12. Mariettas Lied
  13. Nuns' Chorus
  14. Climb Ev'ry Mountain
  15. With One Look
  16. The Most Wonderful Birthday of All, song
  17. Hine e Hine (Maori Lullaby)

Disc 2

  1. Schnelle Füße, rascher Mut ... Es lebe Sarastro, Sarastro lebe
  2. Virgins Are Like The Fair Flow'r
  3. Cease Your Funning
  4. Rejoice Greatly
  5. Blute nur, du liebes Herz
  6. Bist du bei mir, aria arranged for voice & continuo (after Gottfried St
  7. Aria
  8. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
  9. Vissi d'arte
  10. Oh, sarò la più bella!... Tu, tu, amore?
  11. Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante
  12. Libiamo ne' lieti calici
  13. Follie! Delirio vano è questo!... Sempre libera
  14. Wouldn't It Be Loverly?
  15. The Folks Who Live On the Hill, song (from the film "High, Wide and Handsom
  16. Art Is Calling For Me

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kiri Te Kanawa   Primary Artist,Soprano (Vocal)
Colin Davis   Conductor
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
José Carreras   Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
John Mauceri   Conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Mormon Tabernacle Choir   Choir, Chorus
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields   Performing Ensemble
Chris Bowers Broadbent   Organ
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
London Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Neville Marriner   Conductor
Nelson Riddle   Conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Richard Bonynge   Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Zubin Mehta   Conductor
London Voices   Choir, Chorus
Georg Solti   Conductor
Charles Dutoit   Conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Alfredo Kraus   Vocals,Track Performer
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent   Organ
Julius Rudel   Conductor
Riccardo Chailly   Conductor
Vienna Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal   Performing Ensemble
Chicago Symphony Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Olaf Bär   Vocals,Track Performer
Olga Hegedus   Cello
Ambrosian Opera Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Choir   Choir, Chorus
Lynn Harrell and Instrumental Ensemble   Ensemble
György Fischer   Conductor
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Mitsuko Uchida   Piano
Stephen Barlow   Conductor
Barry Rosem   Conductor
Wailhirere Maori Group   Choir, Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Carl Davis   Conductor
Bologna Community Theater Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Jeffrey Tate   Conductor

Technical Credits

Georges Bizet   Composer
Johannes Brahms   Composer
César Franck   Composer
George Frideric Handel   Composer
Victor Herbert   Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Composer
Giacomo Puccini   Composer
Richard Strauss   Composer
Giuseppe Verdi   Composer
Heitor Villa-Lobos   Composer
Erich Wolfgang Korngold   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
John Gay   Composer
Ralph Benatzky   Arranger
Johann Sebastian Bach   Composer
David Cullen   Arranger
Paul Myers   Producer
Nelson Riddle   Arranger
Frederick Loewe   Composer
Colin Moorfoot   Engineer
Simon Eadon   Engineer
James Lock   Engineer
Ray Minshull   Producer
Stanley Goodall   Engineer
John Swannell   Cover Photo
Douglas Gamley   Arranger
Christopher Raeburn   Producer
Chris Hazell   Arranger,Producer
Kenneth Wilkinson   Engineer
John Derry   Concept
John Pellowe   Engineer
Lynn Harrell   Director
Anna Barry   Producer
Andrew Cornall   Producer
James Mallinson   Producer
John Dunkerley   Engineer
Richard Beswick   Producer
Alan Boustead   Arranger
Tony Steinman   Engineer
Cyrus Meher-Homji   Liner Notes,Concept
Richard Lewszeym   Engineer
Carl Davis   Composer

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