Nick Kimberley: Discover Opera

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  • Release Date: 10/31/2006
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943819623
  • Catalog Number: 8558196
  • Sales rank: 217,776

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Disc 1
  1. 1 L'amfiparnasso, madrigal comedy: Act 2. Scene 2. Vien'a qua - Orazio Vecchi & Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna (2:48)
    Composed byOrazio Vecchi
    Conducted bySergio Vartolo
    Performed byCapella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Sergio Vartolo
  2. 2 La favola d'Orfeo, opera, SV 318: Toccata - Claudio Monteverdi & Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna (1:55)
    Composed byClaudio Monteverdi
    Conducted bySergio Vartolo
    Performed byCapella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Sergio Vartolo
  3. 3 La favola d'Orfeo, opera, SV 318: Act 1. Rosa del ciel - Claudio Monteverdi & Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna (3:39)
    Composed byClaudio Monteverdi
    Conducted bySergio Vartolo
    Performed byCapella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Alessandro Carmignani, Sergio Vartolo
  4. 4 La favola d'Orfeo, opera, SV 318: Act 2. Ahi caso acerbo - Claudio Monteverdi & Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna (1:42)
    Composed byClaudio Monteverdi
    Conducted bySergio Vartolo
    Performed byCapella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Capella Musicale di S. Petronio di Bologna, Sergio Vartolo
  5. 5 La Calisto, opera: Act 3. Scene 7. Dolcissimi baci - Francesco Cavalli & Gloria Banditelli (2:48)
    Composed byFrancesco Cavalli
    Conducted bySergio Vartolo
    Performed byGloria Banditelli, Sergio Vartolo, Gianluca Belfiori Doro, Mediterraneo Concento
  6. 6 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: Act 3. Scene 2. Thy hand, Belinda; darkness shades - Henry Purcell & Kym Amps (0:58)
    Composed byHenry Purcell
    Performed byKym Amps
  7. 7 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: Act 3. Scene 2. When I am laid in earth - Henry Purcell & Kym Amps (3:47)
    Composed byHenry Purcell
    Performed byKym Amps
  8. 8 Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7: Act 2. Scene 4. Lascia ch'io pianga - George Frideric Handel & London Baroque (3:39)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byCharles Medlam
    Performed byCharles Medlam, Susanne Ryden
  9. 9 Castor et Pollux, tragédie en musique: Act 2. Scene 2. Tristes apprêts - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Kevin Mallon (5:16)
    Composed byJean-Philippe Rameau
    Conducted byKevin Mallon
    Performed byKevin Mallon, Monica Whicher
  10. 10 Orfeo ed Euridice (Italian version), opera in 3 acts, Wq. 30: Act 3. Scene 1. Che farò senza Euridice? - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra (3:30)
    Composed byChristoph Willibald Gluck
    Conducted byArnold Ostman
    Performed byDrottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra, Arnold Ostman, Ann-Christine Biel
  11. 11 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Act 4. Scene 10. Giunse al fin il momento - Deh, v - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Michael Halász (4:30)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byMichael Halász, Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia, Judith Halász
  12. 12 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 1. Scene 15. Fin ch'han dal vino - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Michael Halász (1:28)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byMichael Halász, Bo Skovhus, Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
  13. 13 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 2. Scene 3. Deh, vieni alla finestra - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Michael Halász (1:58)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byMichael Halász, Bo Skovhus, Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
  14. 14 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 1. Scene 6. O zitt're nicht, mein lieber Sohn! - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Failoni Orchestra (4:46)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byFailoni Orchestra, Michael Halász, Hellen Kwon
  15. 15 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: Act 1. Scene 9. Abscheulicher! wo eilst du hin? - Ludwig van Beethoven & Michael Halász (7:29)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byMichael Halász, Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia, Edith Lienbacher
  16. 16 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Prelude - Leif Segerstam & Richard Wagner (11:47)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byLeif Segerstam
    Performed byLeif Segerstam, Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
  17. 17 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act 3. Scene 3. Mild und leise ('Liebestod') - Leif Segerstam & Richard Wagner (6:41)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byLeif Segerstam
    Performed byLeif Segerstam, Hedwig Fassbender, Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
  18. 18 La cenerentola (Cinderella), opera: Act 1. Scene 3. Zitto, zitto, piano, piano - Gioachino Rossini & Martina Borst (5:14)
    Composed byGioachino Rossini
    Conducted byAlberto Zedda
    Performed byMartina Borst, SWR Radio Orchestra Kaiserslautern, Alberto Zedda, Patrizia Cigna, Paolo Bordogna, José Manuel Zapata
  19. 19 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Act 3. Scene 2. Ardon gli incensi - Gaetano Donizetti & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (5:22)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byWill Humburg
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Will Humburg, Luba Orgonasova
Disc 2
  1. 1 Rigoletto, opera: Prelude - Giuseppe Verdi & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:02)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  2. 2 Rigoletto, opera: Act 3. Scene 3. Bella figlia dell'amore - Giuseppe Verdi & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (4:17)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari, Yordy Ramiro, Eduard Tumagian, Alida Ferrarini, Jitka Saparova
  3. 3 Falstaff, opera: Act 3. Scene 2. Facciamo il parentado - Tutto nel - Giuseppe Verdi & Hungarian State Opera Chorus (3:26)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Performed byHungarian State Opera Chorus, Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Roberto Servile, Domenico Trimarchi
  4. 4 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Act 1. Vogliatemi bene - Giacomo Puccini & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (7:31)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Miriam Gauci, Alexander Rahbari, Slovak Philharmonic Choir
  5. 5 Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a: Act 5. Scene 2. Adieu, fière cité - Hector Berlioz & Colin Davis (3:52)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byColin Davis
    Performed byColin Davis, Michelle DeYoung, London Symphony Orchestra
  6. 6 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Prelude - Georges Bizet & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (3:39)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  7. 7 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Act 4. Scene 2. Viva! - Georges Bizet & Graciela Alperyn (3:33)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byGraciela Alperyn, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Giorgio Lamberti, Alexander Rahbari, Slovak Philharmonic Choir
  8. 8 Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Act 1. Scene 2. Tatyana's Letter Scene - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (10:55)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halász, Marina Meshcheriakova
  9. 9 Pelléas et Mélisande, opera in 5 acts, L. 88: Act 4. Scene 1. A room in the castle - Claude Debussy & Jean-Claude Casadesus (3:05)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byJean-Claude Casadesus
    Performed byJean-Claude Casadesus, Mireille Delunsch, L'Orchestre National de Lille, Gerard Theruel
  10. 10 Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7: Act 3. Scene 2. Forest path by a pool - Leif Segerstam & Alban Berg (5:17)
    Composed byAlban Berg
    Conducted byLeif Segerstam
    Performed byLeif Segerstam, Stockholm Royal Opera Orchestra, Stockholm Opera Chorus, Katarina Dalayman, Carl Johan Falkman
  11. 11 Jenufa, opera, JW 1/4: Act 3. Scene 11 - Leos Janácek & Gabriela Benacková (4:48)
    Composed byLeos Janácek
    Conducted byHugh Ross
    Performed byGabriela Benacková, Wieslaw Ochman, Opera Orchestra of New York, Hugh Ross, Leonie Rysanek, Frank Barr
  12. 12 Duke Bluebeard's Castle (A kékszakkallú Herceg Vára), opera in one act, Sz. 48, BB 62 (Op. 11): Bluebeard's domain - Béla Bartók & Péter Eötvös (6:42)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
    Conducted byPéter Eötvös
    Performed byPéter Eötvös, Cornelia Kallisch, SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Péter Fried
  13. 13 Oedipus Rex, opera-oratorio in 2 acts: Prologue (opening) - Igor Stravinsky & Robert Craft (4:31)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byRobert Craft
    Performed byRobert Craft, Martyn Hill, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Simon Joly Chorale, Edward Fox
  14. 14 Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: 1. Dawn (Peter Grimes, interlude at the opening of - Benjamin Britten & Steuart Bedford (3:13)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted bySteuart Bedford
    Performed bySteuart Bedford, London Symphony Orchestra
  15. 15 Peter Grimes, opera, Op. 33: Act 1. Scene 2. Now the Great Bear and Pleiades - Benjamin Britten & Colin Davis (3:31)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byColin Davis
    Performed byColin Davis, Christopher Gillett, Jill Grove, London Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Michaels-Moore, Glenn Winslade, Alison Buchanan, Sally Matthews
  16. 16 I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky, songplay: Act 2. One last look at the angel in your eyes - John Adams & Bernardo Strozzi (2:25)
    Composed byJohn Adams
    Conducted byKlaus Simon
    Performed byHolst Sinfonietta, Klaus Simon, Martina Mühlpointner, Kimako Xavier Trotman
  17. 17 The Mask of Orpheus, opera: Act 3. Scene 2. Third Song of Magic (a) - - Harrison Birtwistle & BBC Symphony Orchestra (0:34)
    Composed byHarrison Birtwistle
    Conducted byAndrew Davis
    Performed byBBC Symphony Orchestra, Jon Garrison, Anne-Marie Owens, Jean Rigby, Andrew Davis
  18. 18 The Mask of Orpheus, opera: Eurydice Puppet / Eurydice Singer - Harrison Birtwistle & BBC Symphony Orchestra (2:31)
    Composed byHarrison Birtwistle
    Conducted byAndrew Davis
    Performed byBBC Symphony Orchestra, Jon Garrison, Anne-Marie Owens, Jean Rigby, Andrew Davis
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