Opera's Greatest Drinking Songs

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  • Release Date: 4/11/1995
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 090266809523
  • Catalog Number: 68095
  • Sales rank: 214,061


Disc 1
  1. 1 La Traviata, opera: Brindisi - Giuseppe Verdi & Carlo Bergonzi (3:09)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byGeorges Prêtre
    Performed byCarlo Bergonzi, Montserrat Caballé, Georges Prêtre, RCA Italiana Opera Chorus, RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra
  2. 2 Martha, opera: Lasst mich euch fragen - Friedrich von Flotow & Bavarian Radio Chorus (3:08)
    Composed byFriedrich von Flotow
    Conducted byHeinz Wallberg
    Performed byBavarian Radio Chorus, Munich Radio Orchestra, Karl Ridderbusch, Heinz Wallberg
  3. 3 The Student Prince, operetta: Drink, Drink, Drink - Sigmund Romberg & The American Theatre Orchestra (3:15)
    Composed bySigmund Romberg
    Conducted byPaul Gemignani
    Performed byThe American Theatre Orchestra, Paul Gemignani, Jerry Hadley, Harvard Glee Club
  4. 4 Il Trovatore, opera: Anvil Chorus - Giuseppe Verdi & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (2:55)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byAmbrosian Opera Chorus, Zubin Mehta, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  5. 5 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intanto, Amici - Pietro Mascagni & Plácido Domingo (3:04)
    Composed byPietro Mascagni
    Conducted byNello Santi
    Performed byPlácido Domingo, John Alldis Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Nello Santi
  6. 6 Carmen, opera: Votre Toast (Toreador Song) - Georges Bizet & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5:36)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Herbert von Karajan, Robert Merrill
  7. 7 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: In Taberna: In Taberna Quando Sumus - Carl Orff & Saint Louis Symphony Chorus (3:14)
    Composed byCarl Orff
    Conducted byLeonard Slatkin
    Performed bySaint Louis Symphony Chorus, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
  8. 8 Chérubin, opera in 3 acts: Vous Parlez De Peril/La Manola - Jules Massenet & June Anderson (3:45)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byPinchas Steinberg
    Performed byJune Anderson, Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Munich Radio Orchestra, Pinchas Steinberg
  9. 9 Rigoletto, opera: La Donna E Mobile - Giuseppe Verdi & Alfredo Kraus (2:28)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byAlfredo Kraus, RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra, Georg Solti
  10. 10 What shall we do with a drunken sailor? - English Traditional & Georges Prêtre (2:53)
    Composed byEnglish Traditional
    Conducted byGeorges Prêtre
    Performed byGeorges Prêtre, Robert Shaw Chorale
  11. 11 Das Lied von der Erde, for alto (or baritone), tenor & orchestra: Der Trunkene Im Fruhling - Gustav Mahler & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (4:27)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byFritz Reiner
    Performed byChicago Symphony Orchestra, Richard Lewis, Fritz Reiner
  12. 12 Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood), operetta (arr. & edited by A. Müller): Stoß An! - Johann Strauss II & Robert Stolz (1:26)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byRobert Stolz
    Performed byRobert Stolz, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Hilde Gueden, Benno Kusche, Rudolf Schock
  13. 13 Lucrezia Borgia, opera: Il Segreto Per Esser Felici - Gaetano Donizetti & Alfredo Kraus (4:23)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byJonel Perlea
    Performed byAlfredo Kraus, Jonel Perlea, RCA Italiana Opera Chorus, RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra, Shirley Verrett
  14. 14 Der Freischütz, opera, J. 277 (Op. 77): Hier Im Ird'schen Jammertal - Carl Maria von Weber & Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:11)
    Composed byCarl Maria von Weber
    Conducted byMarek Janowski
    Performed byBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Marek Janowski, Kurt Rydl, Peter Seiffert
  15. 15 La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24): Song Of The Rat - Hector Berlioz & Boston Symphony Orchestra (1:33)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byCharles Münch
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Donald Gramm, Harvard Glee Club, Charles Münch
  16. 16 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Finch'han dal Vino - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Rafael Kubelik (1:28)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byRafael Kubelik
    Performed byRafael Kubelik, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alan Titus
  17. 17 La forza del destino, opera: Hola, Hola, Hola - Giuseppe Verdi & John Alldis Choir (1:23)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byJames Levine
    Performed byJohn Alldis Choir, James Levine, London Symphony Orchestra
  18. 18 Tafellied. Dank der Damen ("Gleich wie Echo"), for chorus & piano, Op. 93b - Johannes Brahms & Kenneth Bowen (3:09)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byRichard Westenburg
    Performed byRichard Westenburg
  19. 19 Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice), operetta (RV 510): Solch Ein Wirtshaus Lob Ich Mir - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (3:16)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byWerner Schmidt-Bölcke
    Performed byBerlin Symphony Orchestra, RIAS-Kammerchor Berlin, Rudolf Schock, Werner Schmidt-Bölcke
  20. 20 Otello, opera: Inaffia L'ugola! - Giuseppe Verdi & Paul Crook (2:28)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byJames Levine
    Performed byPaul Crook, James Levine, Frank Little, Sherrill Milnes, National Philharmonic Orchestra
  21. 21 Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), opera, JB 1:100: Welch Gottesgabe Ist Das Bier - René Kollo & Bedrich Smetana (5:04)
    Composed byBedrich Smetana
    Conducted byJaroslav Krombholc
    Performed byRené Kollo, Bavarian Radio Chorus, Walter Berry, Jaroslav Krombholc, Munich Radio Orchestra
  22. 22 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): O Fledermaus; Champagne Hat's Verschuldet - Johann Strauss II & Robert Stolz (2:25)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byRobert Stolz
    Performed byRobert Stolz, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Walter Berry, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Renate Holm, Wilma Lipp, Rudolf Schock
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