The Best Opera Album in the World...Ever!

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/1999
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • UPC: 724384220327
  • Catalog Number: 42203
  • Sales rank: 305,452


Disc 1
  1. 1 Liviamo ne'lieti calici - Philharmonia Orchestra (2:54)
  2. 2 Largo al factotum - Orchestra Della Toscana (4:21)
  3. 3 Che gelida manina - Richard Armstrong (4:51)
  4. 4 Mi chiamanó Mimi - Orchestra del Teatro dell Opera di Roma (4:58)
  5. 5 Suzel, bon dí - Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra (4:15)
  6. 6 Va, pensiero - Bernard Haitink (5:28)
  7. 7 La donna é mobile - Richard Armstrong (2:10)
  8. 8 Viens, Mallika - Alain Lombard (5:56)
  9. 9 O mio bambino caro - Orchestra del Teatro dell Opera di Roma (2:07)
  10. 10 Recondita armonia - Eugene Kohn (2:53)
  11. 11 Vissi d'arte - Georges Prêtre (3:04)
  12. 12 E lucevan le stelle - Philharmonia Orchestra (3:09)
  13. 13 lo son l'umile ancella - Myung-Whun Chung (3:19)
  14. 14 Au fond du temple saint - Pierre Dervaux (5:25)
  15. 15 Non più andrai (3:40)
  16. 16 Voi, che satete (2:56)
  17. 17 Dove sono - Philharmonia Orchestra (5:55)
  18. 18 M'appari - Richard Armstrong (2:53)
  19. 19 Mild und leise - Herbert von Karajan (7:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Se quel guerrier io fossi!... - New Philharmonia Orchestra (4:23)
  2. 2 Vedi! le fosche notturne - Bernard Haitink (2:49)
  3. 3 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix - Georges Prêtre (5:17)
  4. 4 L'amour est un oiseau rebelle - Thomas Beecham (4:37)
  5. 5 Votre toast - Choeurs René Ducios (4:52)
  6. 6 La fleur que tu m'avais jetée - Richard Armstrong (4:04)
  7. 7 Barcarolle - Choeurs René Ducios (3:51)
  8. 8 A mamma morta - Philharmonia Orchestra (4:52)
  9. 9 Vesti la giubba - Philharmonia Orchestra (3:53)
  10. 10 Un bel di vedremo - Orchestra del Teatro dell Opera di Roma (4:40)
  11. 11 Soave sia il vento (3:19)
  12. 12 Chi il bel sogno di Doretta - Charles Mackerras (3:06)
  13. 13 Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja @@Orchester Der Bayerischen Staatsoper, München (2:38)
  14. 14 Der Hölle Rache - Bernard Haitink (2:51)
  15. 15 Song to the Moon - Stefan Soltesz (5:55)
  16. 16 Ebben? Ne andrò lontana - Philharmonia Orchestra (4:50)
  17. 17 Pourquoi me réveiller? - Richard Armstrong (2:56)
  18. 18 Signore, ascolta! - Charles Mackerras (2:31)
  19. 19 Nessun dorma - Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg (4:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carlo Maria Giulini Conductor
London Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Luciano Pavarotti Tenor (Vocal)
José Carreras Tenor (Vocal)
Maria Callas Soprano (Vocal)
James Levine Conductor
Plácido Domingo Tenor (Vocal)
Thomas Beecham Conductor
Thomas Hampson Baritone (Vocal)
National Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Kiri Te Kanawa Soprano (Vocal)
Herbert von Karajan Conductor
Renata Scotto Soprano (Vocal)
Riccardo Muti Conductor
Montserrat Caballé Soprano (Vocal)
Edita Gruberová Soprano (Vocal)
Bernard Haitink Conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Munich Radio Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Tullio Serafin Conductor
Walter Berry Baritone, Baritone (Vocal)
New Philharmonia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Pierre Dervaux Conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Alfredo Kraus Tenor (Vocal)
Nicolai Gedda Tenor (Vocal)
Myung-Whun Chung Conductor
John Barbirolli Conductor
Eugene Kohn Conductor
Roberto Alagna Tenor (Vocal)
Mirella Freni Soprano (Vocal)
Mady Mesplé Soprano (Vocal)
Victoria de Los Angeles Soprano (Vocal)
Lucia Popp Soprano (Vocal)
Gianandrea Gavazzeni Conductor
Charles Mackerras Conductor
Georges Prêtre Conductor
Thomas Schippers Conductor
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Soprano (Vocal)
Agnes Baltsa Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus and Orchestra Choir, Chorus, Performing Ensemble
Ann Murray Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Richard Armstrong Conductor
Jane Berbié Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Stefan Soltesz Conductor
Ernest Blanc Baritone (Vocal)
Nadine Sautereau Soprano (Vocal)
André Cluytens Conductor
Jeannine Collard Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Helga Dernesch Soprano (Vocal)
Danielle Millet Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Gianluigi Gelmetti Conductor
Robert Massard Baritone (Vocal)
Alain Lombard Conductor
José van Dam Bass (Vocal)
Margaret Marshall Soprano (Vocal)
René Duclos Choir Choir, Chorus
Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg Performing Ensemble
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Thomas Allen Baritone (Vocal)
Orchestra Della Toscana Performing Ensemble
Gabriele Santini Conductor
Rome Opera Theater Orchestra Performing Ensemble
French Radio Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Conservatory Concert Society Orchestra, Monte Carlo Performing Ensemble
Theatre National de L'opera-Comique Orchestre Performing Ensemble
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Wolfgang Sawallisch Conductor
German National Opera Orchestra & Chorus Choir, Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
ORTF Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Paris National Opera Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Berlin Philharmonic Chorus Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Georges Bizet Composer
Umberto Giordano Composer
Ruggero Leoncavallo Composer
Pietro Mascagni Composer
Jules Massenet Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Jacques Offenbach Composer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Camille Saint-Saëns Composer
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Richard Wagner Composer
Alfredo Catalani Composer
Friedrich von Flotow Composer
Gioachino Rossini Composer
Francesco Cilèa Composer
Tony Locantro Liner Notes, Song Notes
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