Kiri - A Portrait

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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.
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble
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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2004
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947545927
  • Catalog Number: 000186302
  • Sales rank: 92,066


Disc 1
  1. 1 O mio babbino caro - Stephen Barlow (2:31)
  2. 2 Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, N (6:44)
  3. 3 Malurous qu'o uno fenno, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auver (1:35)
  4. 4 Porgi, amor - Georg Solti (4:33)
  5. 5 Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, recitative and aria for - Mitsuko Uchida (9:52)
  6. 6 Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gönner, aria for soprano & orchestra. K. (3:39)
  7. 7 Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (6:40)
  8. 8 Beim Schlafengehen (4:54)
  9. 9 Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well- - Julius Rudel (2:49)
  10. 10 Pie Jesu - Charles Dutoit (3:47)
  11. 11 Panis angelicus for tenor, organ, harp, cello & bass - Barry Rose (3:41)
  12. 12 Mariettas Lied - Stephen Barlow (5:14)
  13. 13 Nuns' Chorus - Julius Rudel (3:36)
  14. 14 Climb Ev'ry Mountain - Julius Rudel (3:15)
  15. 15 With One Look - Stephen Barlow (3:34)
  16. 16 The Most Wonderful Birthday of All, song - Carl Davis (4:45)
  17. 17 Hine e Hine (Maori Lullaby) (1:44)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Schnelle Füße, rascher Mut ... Es lebe Sarastro, Sarastro lebe - Academy of Ancient Music (4:58)
  2. 2 Virgins Are Like The Fair Flow'r (2:39)
  3. 3 Cease Your Funning - Richard Bonynge (1:32)
  4. 4 Rejoice Greatly - Georg Solti (4:25)
  5. 5 Blute nur, du liebes Herz - Georg Solti (4:41)
  6. 6 Bist du bei mir, aria arranged for voice & continuo (after Gottfried St - Olga Hegedus (2:52)
  7. 7 Aria - Lynn Harrell (6:44)
  8. 8 Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit - Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (8:24)
  9. 9 Vissi d'arte - Georg Solti (3:22)
  10. 10 Oh, sarò la più bella!... Tu, tu, amore? - Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna (8:37)
  11. 11 Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante - Georg Solti (5:48)
  12. 12 Libiamo ne' lieti calici (3:08)
  13. 13 Follie! Delirio vano è questo!... Sempre libera - Alfredo Kraus (4:42)
  14. 14 Wouldn't It Be Loverly? - London Voices (4:50)
  15. 15 The Folks Who Live On the Hill, song (from the film "High, Wide and Handsom - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (4:41)
  16. 16 Art Is Calling For Me - Stephen Barlow (3:57)
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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
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna Track Performer
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
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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