The Miracle of the Voice

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Gramophone - John Steane
In the three Mozart arias [Dessay] is particularly admirable. The Queen of the Night imposes a glittering, fearsomely precise authority.
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Gramophone - John Steane
In the three Mozart arias [Dessay] is particularly admirable. The Queen of the Night imposes a glittering, fearsomely precise authority.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/16/2007
  • Label: Erato
  • UPC: 094636333229
  • Catalog Number: 63332


Disc 1
  1. 1 Lakmé, opera: Act 2. Legend of the pariah's daughter (Bell song) - Léo Delibes & Natalie Dessay (8:34)
  2. 2 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act 2. Les oisaux dans la charmille - Jacques Offenbach & Natalie Dessay (5:26)
  3. 3 Dinorah (Le pardon de Ploërmel), comic opera in 3 acts: Act 2. Ombre légère - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Natalie Dessay (7:50)
  4. 4 Manon, comic opera in 5 acts: Act 3. Suis-je gentille ainsi? - Jules Massenet & Natalie Dessay (2:51)
  5. 5 Manon, comic opera in 5 acts: Gavotte. Obéissons quand leur voix appelle - Jules Massenet & Natalie Dessay (3:00)
  6. 6 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 1. Ariette. Ah! Je veux vivre dans le rêve - Charles Gounod & Natalie Dessay (3:34)
  7. 7 Le roi malgré lui, opéra-comique in 3 acts: Act 2: Gipsy song. Il est un vieux chant de Bohème - Emmanuel Chabrier & Natalie Dessay (5:10)
  8. 8 La fille du régiment, opera: Act 2. C'en est donc fait... Salut à la France - Gaetano Donizetti & Natalie Dessay (8:30)
  9. 9 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Act 3. Mad Scene. Elle s'avance, hélas, pauvre vic - Gaetano Donizetti & Nicolas Cavallier (3:37)
  10. 10 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Act 3. Mad Scene. Ah! C'est l'hymne des noces - Gaetano Donizetti & Nicolas Cavallier (6:35)
  11. 11 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Act 3. Mad Scene. Ashton s'avance - Gaetano Donizetti & Nicolas Cavallier (2:28)
  12. 12 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Act 3. Mad Scene. Je vais quitter la terre - Gaetano Donizetti & Nicolas Cavallier (4:40)
  13. 13 Orphée aux enfers, operetta: Act 2. Duo de la mouche. Il m'a semblé sur mon épa - Jacques Offenbach & Natalie Dessay (5:04)
  14. 14 Robinson Crusoé, comic opera in 3 acts: Conduisez-moi vers celui que j'adore - Jacques Offenbach & Natalie Dessay (4:00)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 2. Der Hölle Rache - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Natalie Dessay (3:06)
  2. 2 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 2. Ach! Ich fühl's - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Natalie Dessay (3:53)
  3. 3 Popoli di Tessaglia...Io non chiedo, recitative and aria for soprano & orchestra, K. 316 (K. 300b) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Natalie Dessay (11:02)
  4. 4 Il Delirio Amoroso (Da Quel Giorno Fatale), cantata for soprano & instruments, HWV 99: Per te lasciai la luce - George Frideric Handel & Natalie Dessay (9:40)
  5. 5 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Großmächtige Prinzessin... Noch glaub'ich - Richard Strauss & Natalie Dessay (11:09)
  6. 6 Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 410 (RV 410) - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (9:09)
  7. 7 A Passing Breeze (The migrant wind), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/4 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (5:20)
  8. 8 The Nightingale (Salaviei), for voice & piano - Alexander Alyabyev & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (5:18)
  9. 9 Le Rossignol, opera (lyric tale) in 3 acts: Song of the Nightingale. Ah! Joie - Igor Stravinsky & James Conlon (3:08)
  10. 10 Joyeux Noël (Merry Christmas), film score: Ave Maria - Philippe Rombi & Natalie Dessay (4:27)
  11. 11 Round Midnight - Thelonious Monk & Natalie Dessay (4:14)
  12. 12 Glitter and Be Gay, for soprano & orchestra (from "Candide"): Glitter and be gay - Leonard Bernstein & Natalie Dessay (5:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Natalie Dessay Primary Artist
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