The Record of Singing Vol. 5: From the LP to the Digital Era

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  • Release Date: 3/10/2009
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099922894922
  • Catalog Number: 28949
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Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), for orchestra: Act 2. Johohoe! Johohoe! (Senta's Ballad - Act 2) - Richard Wagner & Leopold Ludwig (8:30)
  2. 2 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 2. Dich, teure Halle - Richard Wagner & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (4:59)
  3. 3 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 2. Dich treff' ich hier in dieser Halle - Richard Wagner & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (3:20)
  4. 4 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 2. Gar viel und schön - Issay Dobroven & Richard Wagner (4:54)
  5. 5 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 2. Blick' ich umher in diesen edlen Kreise - Richard Wagner & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (4:50)
  6. 6 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 2. Den Bronner, den uns Wolfram nannte - Richard Wagner & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (5:04)
  7. 7 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 1. Einsam in trüben Tagen (Elsa's Dream) - Richard Wagner & New Philharmonia Orchestra (4:09)
  8. 8 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 2. Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen - Richard Wagner & Régine Crespin (1:35)
  9. 9 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 2. Entweihte Götter - Richard Wagner & André Cluytens (3:12)
  10. 10 Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Act 1. Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnenmond - Wilhelm Furtwangler & Richard Wagner (2:29)
  11. 11 Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Act 2. Hojotoho! Hojotoho! - Wilhelm Furtwangler & Richard Wagner (4:50)
  12. 12 Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Act 3. Leb' wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind (Wota - Richard Wagner & Hans Hotter (9:00)
  13. 13 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Act 2. Was duftet doch der Flieder - Richard Wagner & Otto Edelmann (5:49)
  14. 14 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Act 3. Mrgendlich leuchtend im rosigen Schein (Pri - Richard Wagner & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:27)
  15. 15 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act 3. Tot denn alles! Alles tot! - Wilhelm Furtwangler & Richard Wagner (2:04)
  16. 16 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act 3. Liebestod - Wilhelm Furtwangler & Richard Wagner (7:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Die tote Stadt (The Dead City), opera, Op. 12: Act 1. Glück, das mir verblieb - Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Joan Hammond (4:32)
  2. 2 A Song of Welcome, for 2 solo voices, chorus & orchestra, F. 34: Behind the façades and faces - Bliss & Bliss (2:07)
  3. 3 I Vespri siciliani, opera (Les vêpres siciliennes): Act 5. Mercé dilette amiche - Maria Callas & Giuseppe Verdi (4:00)
  4. 4 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): Act 2. Mein Herr Marquis - Johann Strauss II & Herbert von Karajan (3:22)
  5. 5 Der Graf von Luxemburg, operetta in 3 acts: Act 1. Heut' noch werd' ich Ehefrau...Unbekannt, d - Franz Lehár & FFB Orchestra (3:19)
  6. 6 Schön ist die Welt, operetta in 3 acts (revision of "Endlich Allein"): Act 1. Ach, Vöglein in der Ferne - Franz Lehár & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (1:52)
  7. 7 The Mikado (The Town of Titipu), operetta: Act 2. The sun whose rays are all ablaze - Arthur Sullivan & Elsie Morison (3:03)
  8. 8 Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro - Giacomo Puccini & Alberto Erede (1:54)
  9. 9 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Restons ici, puisqu'il le faut - Jules Massenet & Martha Angelici (3:40)
  10. 10 Les Huguenots, grand opera in 5 acts: Act 1. Noble seigneur...Une dame noble et sage - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Janine Micheau (3:28)
  11. 11 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 1. Batti, batti, O bel Masetto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (3:52)
  12. 12 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 3. Allmächt'ge Jungfrau (Elisabeth's Prayer) - Richard Wagner & Aase Nordmo Løvberg (5:47)
  13. 13 La Traviata, opera: Act 1. Ah, fors'è lui - Giuseppe Verdi & Colin Davis (3:04)
  14. 14 Orphée aux enfers, operetta: Act 1. The happy bride never stumbles - Jacques Offenbach & June Bronhill (3:05)
  15. 15 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): Act 3. Klänge der Heimat - Johann Strauss II & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (4:06)
  16. 16 Granadinas, for voice & piano - Rafael Calleja & Victoria de Los Angeles (2:11)
  17. 17 Paganini, operetta in 3 acts: Act 2. Ich kann es nicht fassen...Liebe, du Himmel - Franz Lehár & FFB Orchestra (2:40)
  18. 18 Turandot, opera: Act 2. In questa reggia - Giacomo Puccini & Edward Downes (6:04)
  19. 19 Einerlei ("Ihr Mund ist stets derselbe"), song for voice & piano, Op. 69/3 (TrV 237/3) - Richard Strauss & Lisa della Casa (2:18)
  20. 20 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Act 2. Una donna a quindici anni - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Karl Bohm (4:00)
  21. 21 Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), opera, JB 1:100: Act 1. Gern ja will ich dir vertrauen - Bedrich Smetana & Bamberg Symphony Orchestra (4:41)
  22. 22 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Act 2. Je suis Titania - Ambroise Thomas & Andrée Esposito (4:51)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Zigeunerliebe (Gypsy Love), operetta in 3 acts: Act 3. Hör ich Cymbalklänge - Franz Lehár & Sari Barabas (4:38)
  2. 2 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 2. Der Hölle Rache - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:13)
  3. 3 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Act 2. Un bel dì vedremo - Giacomo Puccini & John Barbirolli (4:42)
  4. 4 Zueignung ("Ja, du weisst es, teur Seele"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 10/1 (TrV 141/1) - George Szell & Richard Strauss (1:52)
  5. 5 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 2. Vedrai carino - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:49)
  6. 6 Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow), operetta: Act 1. Bitte, meine Herrn...Hab' in Paris...Gar of - Franz Lehár & Bavarian Radio Chorus (3:01)
  7. 7 Rigoletto, opera: Act 1. Gualtier Maldè...Caro nome - Giuseppe Verdi & Benito di Bella (6:44)
  8. 8 Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: Part 2. Behold, God hath sent Elijah - Felix Mendelssohn & Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (1:22)
  9. 9 Ich atmet' einen linden Duft, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in D major (Rückert Lieder No. 2) - Otto Klemperer & Gustav Mahler (2:49)
  10. 10 Pagliacci, opera: Mi accordan di parlar?...Un grande spettacolo...Un - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Jussi Björling (5:19)
  11. 11 Le Postillon de Lonjumeau, opera: Act 1. Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire - Adolphe Adam & Henri Legay (4:10)
  12. 12 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 1. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Andre Jouve (4:05)
  13. 13 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Act 3. Pourquoi me réveiller - Jules Massenet & Albert Lance (2:22)
  14. 14 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Mamma quel vino è generoso - Pietro Mascagni & Eugenio Fernandi (4:01)
  15. 15 La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera: Act 2. Una parola sola...Or son mesi - Lovro von Matacic & Giacomo Puccini (3:51)
  16. 16 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Part 1. Every valley shall be exalted - George Frideric Handel & Richard Lewis (3:45)
  17. 17 Manon Lescaut, opera: Act 1. Donna non vivi mai - Giacomo Puccini & Michael Collins (2:15)
  18. 18 La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera: Act 3. Ch'ella mi creda libero - Giacomo Puccini & Giuseppe Campora (1:58)
  19. 19 Martha, opera: Act 1. Ach, so fromm - Friedrich von Flotow & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:51)
  20. 20 Oedipus Rex, opera-oratorio in 2 acts: Nonne monstrum rescituri - Igor Stravinsky & Colin Davis (1:21)
  21. 21 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Act 1. Un'aura amorosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Karl Bohm (4:49)
  22. 22 Il barbière di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), opera: Act 1. All'idea di quell metallo - Gioachino Rossini & Luigi Alva (3:08)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Dies Natalis, cantata for soprano (or tenor) & string orchestra, Op. 8: Arioso. Wonder - Gerald Finzi & Wilfred Brown (4:21)
  2. 2 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 3. In fernem Land - Richard Wagner & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5:12)
  3. 3 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Mamma, quel vino è generoso - Pietro Mascagni & Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Chorus & Orchestra (4:55)
  4. 4 Undine, opera: Act 3. Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Brüder - Albert Lortzing & Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (3:33)
  5. 5 Die Königin von Saba, opera, Op. 27: Act 2. Magische Töne - Karl Goldmark & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (3:48)
  6. 6 Fedora, opera: Act 2. Amor ti vieta - Umberto Giordano & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:38)
  7. 7 L'amico Fritz, opera (commedia lyrica) in 3 acts: Act 3. Anche tu, Beppe - Pietro Mascagni & Laura Didier (3:48)
  8. 8 Andrea Chénier, opera: Act 3. Nemico della patria - Umberto Giordano & Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Chorus & Orchestra (4:57)
  9. 9 Nabucco, opera (Nabucodonosor): Act 1. Sperate, o figli - Giuseppe Verdi & Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Chorus & Orchestra (4:57)
  10. 10 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 2. Il balen - Giuseppe Verdi & Herbert von Karajan (3:19)
  11. 11 La bohème, opera: Act 4. Vecchia zimmara, senti - Giacomo Puccini & La Scala Theater Orchestra (1:36)
  12. 12 Si j'étais roi, opera: Act 1. Dans le sommeil, l'amour - Adolphe Adam & Pierre Dervaux (2:53)
  13. 13 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 2. Deh, vieni alla finestra - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carlo Maria Giulini (1:55)
  14. 14 Thaïs, opera in 3 acts: Act 2. Voilà donc la terrible cité! Alexandrie! - Jules Massenet & Ernest Blanc (3:09)
  15. 15 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 1. Der Vogelfänger bin ich, ja - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (2:39)
  16. 16 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 1. Finch'han dal vino - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1:28)
  17. 17 Rigoletto, opera: Act 2. Cortigiani, vil razza dannata - Giuseppe Verdi & Cornell MacNeil (4:21)
  18. 18 La forza del destino, opera: Act 1. Me pellegrina ed orfana - Giuseppe Verdi & Martina Arroyo (3:40)
  19. 19 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 1. Ah! je veux vivre - Charles Gounod & Jean-Pierre Marty (3:53)
  20. 20 Ridente la calma, song for voice & piano, K. 152 (K. 210a) (spurious, by Myslivecek) - Jörg Demus & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:21)
  21. 21 Il Pirata, opera: Act 2. Col sorriso d'innocemza - Vicenzo Bellini & Montserrat Caballé (3:32)
  22. 22 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: Act 2. O namenlose Freude! - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:00)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons), oratorio, H. 21/3: Der Winter. Knurre, schnurre, knurre - Franz Joseph Haydn & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:01)
  2. 2 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 1. O zittre nicht - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (4:55)
  3. 3 None but the lonely heart, song for voice & piano, Op. 6/6 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & James Lockhart (3:51)
  4. 4 Il barbière di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), opera: Act 1. Una voce poco fa - Gioachino Rossini & James Levine (5:49)
  5. 5 Satires (5), for soprano & piano, Op. 109: Taste of Spring - Dmitry Shostakovich & Mstislav Rostropovich (2:42)
  6. 6 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Act 2. Porgi, amor - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Daniel Barenboim (4:18)
  7. 7 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 4. D'amor sull'ali rosee - Giuseppe Verdi & Leontyne Price (4:39)
  8. 8 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Act 2. Allons! Il le faut...Adieu, notre petite ta - Jules Massenet & Ileana Cotrubas (3:42)
  9. 9 War Requiem, for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' voices, chorus, chamber orchestra, orchestra & organ, Op. 66: 2. Dies irae: Liber scriptus proferetur - Benjamin Britten & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus (2:50)
  10. 10 Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano): La Flûte enchantée - Maurice Ravel & Kiri Te Kanawa (2:47)
  11. 11 I Lombardi alla prima Crociata, opera: Act 1. Salve Maria - Giuseppe Verdi & Ghena Dimitrova (3:30)
  12. 12 La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Act 1. Amours divins! - Jacques Offenbach & Choeur de Capitole de Toulouse (3:31)
  13. 13 La sonnambula, opera: Act 1. Sovra il sen - Vicenzo Bellini & Kurt Eichhorn (4:06)
  14. 14 Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Der Männer Sippe - Richard Wagner & Hildegard Behrens (4:41)
  15. 15 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act 2. Les oiseaux dans la charmille - Jacques Offenbach & Sylvain Cambreling (5:36)
  16. 16 Carmen, opera: Act 1. Habanera. L'amour est un oiseau rebelle - Georges Bizet & Grace Bumbry (4:21)
  17. 17 Don Carlo, opera: Act 2. Nei giardin del bello - Giuseppe Verdi & Carlo Maria Giulini (4:59)
  18. 18 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Act 2. È amore un Iadroncello - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (4:41)
  19. 19 Ariettes oubliées (6), song cycle for voice & piano, L. 60: No. 2. Il pleure dans mon coeur - Claude Debussy & Dalton Baldwin (2:39)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Macbeth, opera: Act 2. La luce langue - Giuseppe Verdi & Fiorenza Cossotto (4:24)
  2. 2 Ivan the Terrible, film score, Op. 116: Song about the Beaver - Sergey Prokofiev & Irina Arkhipova (3:09)
  3. 3 Adriana Lecouvreur, opera: Act 2. Acerba voluttà - Francesco Cilèa & Yelena Obraztsova (4:23)
  4. 4 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Act 1. Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Daniel Barenboim (2:41)
  5. 5 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Act 3. Va! laisse couler mes larmes!...Les larmes - Jules Massenet & London Philharmonic Orchestra (2:34)
  6. 6 Don Carlo, opera: Act 3. O don fatale - Giuseppe Verdi & Agnes Baltsa (5:28)
  7. 7 Auf dem Wasser zu singen ("Mitten im Schimmer der spiegelnden Wellen"), song for voice & piano, D. 774 (Op. 72) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (3:18)
  8. 8 Padmâvatî, opera-ballet, Op. 18: Act 1. Aux armes...Il est rop tard - Albert Roussel & Marilyn Horne (6:41)
  9. 9 La Clemenza di Tito, opera, K. 621: Act 1. Parto, parto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Raymond Leppard (6:00)
  10. 10 La forza del destino, opera: Act 3. La vita è inferno...O tu che in seno - Giuseppe Verdi & Carlo Bergonzi (6:26)
  11. 11 Carmen, opera: Act 2. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée - Georges Bizet & Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (4:21)
  12. 12 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Act 3. Abendlich glühend in himmlischer Glut - René Kollo & Richard Wagner (2:22)
  13. 13 Die schöne Müllerin, song cycle, for voice & piano, D. 795 (Op. 25): Ungeduld - Franz Schubert & Ian Partridge (2:27)
  14. 14 Macbeth, opera: Act 4. O figli miei!...Ah, la paterna mano - Giuseppe Verdi & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (3:59)
  15. 15 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 3. Di quella pira - Giuseppe Verdi & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:26)
  16. 16 Don Carlo, opera: Act 1. Io l'ho perduta! - Giuseppe Verdi & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:25)
  17. 17 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Act 1. Je crois entendre encord - Georges Bizet & Paris National Opera Orchestra (3:11)
  18. 18 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act 2. Ils se sont éloignés enfin!...Ah! Vivre deu - Jacques Offenbach & Sylvain Cambreling (4:08)
  19. 19 The Call ("Come, my way"), song for baritone, chorus (ad lib.) orchestra (or organ) (Mystical Songs No. 4) - David Willcocks & Ralph Vaughan Williams (2:09)
  20. 20 La forza del destino, opera: Act 3. Urna fatale - Giuseppe Verdi & Piero Cappuccilli (3:02)
Disc 7
  1. 1 La forza del destino, opera: Act 3. Toh! Toh! Poffare il mondo! - Giuseppe Verdi & Geraint Evans (3:28)
  2. 2 La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24): Part 2. Une puce gentille - Hector Berlioz & Geraint Evans (1:27)
  3. 3 Chanson triste ("Dans ton coeur..."), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 2/4 - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:05)
  4. 4 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 2. O Isis und Osiris - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian State Opera Chorus (3:15)
  5. 5 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 2. Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (3:53)
  6. 6 Otello, opera: Act 2. Vanne!...Credo in un Dio crudel - Giuseppe Verdi & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:09)
  7. 7 Il barbière di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), opera: Act 1. La calunnia - Gioachino Rossini & James Levine (4:56)
  8. 8 Macbeth, opera: Act 1. Sappia la sposa mia...Mi si affaccia un pug - Giuseppe Verdi & Sherrill Milnes (3:54)
  9. 9 Boris Godunov, opera: Act 2. Clock Scene. Uf! tyazheló - Modest Mussorgsky & Jerzy Semkov (3:32)
  10. 10 Boris Godunov, opera: Act 1. Kak vo górode (In the Town of Kazan) - Modest Mussorgsky & Aage Haugland (2:24)
  11. 11 Salome, opera, Op. 54 (TrV 215): Wo ist er? - Richard Strauss & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (4:41)
  12. 12 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Act 1. Non più andrai - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:40)
  13. 13 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Act 3. Obéissons quand leur voix appelle - Jules Massenet & June Anderson (3:13)
  14. 14 Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) - Charles Gounod & Rene Challan (3:18)
  15. 15 Faust, opera: Act 3. Ô Dieu! Que de bijoux...Ah! je ris - Charles Gounod & Orchestre Capitole Toulouse (4:19)
  16. 16 Le siège de Corinthe (The Siege of Corinth), opera: Act 3. Giusto ciel! in tal periglio - Gioachino Rossini & Lyon National Opera Chorus (3:36)
  17. 17 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Act 1. Kennst du das Land - Ambroise Thomas & Munich Radio Orchestra (4:17)
  18. 18 Don Carlo, opera: Act 2. Ô ma chère compagne - Giuseppe Verdi & Theatre du Chatelet Chorus (4:26)
  19. 19 The Diamond on the March Snow (Demanton på marssnön), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/6: Svarta rosor - Jean Sibelius & Solveig Kringelborn (1:53)
  20. 20 Manon Lescaut, opera: Act 2. In quelle trine morbide - Giacomo Puccini & London Symphony Orchestra (2:50)
  21. 21 La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein, operetta in 3 acts: Act 1. Il était un de mes aïeux - Jacques Offenbach & Les Musiciens du Louvre (2:21)
Disc 8
  1. 1 Winterreise, song cycle for voice & piano, D. 911 (Op. 89): Frühlingstraum - Aribert Reimann & Franz Schubert (4:00)
  2. 2 Orphée et Eurydice (French version), opera in 3 acts, Wq. 41: Act 3. J'ai perdu mon Eurydice - Christoph Willibald Gluck & John Eliot Gardiner (3:31)
  3. 3 Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Act 1. Printemps qui commence - Camille Saint-Saëns & Myung-Whun Chung (6:08)
  4. 4 Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Cord Garben (3:26)
  5. 5 Le manoir de Rosamonde ("De sa dent soudaine et vorace"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Michelle DeYoung (2:44)
  6. 6 Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht - Joseph Marx & Katarina Karnéus (1:53)
  7. 7 Idomeneo, rè di Creta, opera, K. 366: Act 1. Il padre adorato - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Charles Mackerras (2:56)
  8. 8 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Act 1. Je crois entendre encore - Georges Bizet & John Aler (3:32)
  9. 9 Tosca, opera: Recondita armonia - Giacomo Puccini & Plácido Domingo (2:58)
  10. 10 I Vespri siciliani, opera (Les vêpres siciliennes): Act 4. Giorno di pianto - Giuseppe Verdi & Chris Merritt (4:32)
  11. 11 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Act 1. Am stillen Herd - Richard Wagner & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (4:37)
  12. 12 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 2. L'amour! L'amour!... Ah! Lève-toi, soleil! - Charles Gounod & Roberto Alagna (3:58)
  13. 13 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Joy - Ludwig van Beethoven & Peter Bronder (3:18)
  14. 14 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Act 3. Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn! - Richard Wagner & Bavarian State Opera Orchestra (6:43)
  15. 15 Les Roses d'Ispahan for voice & piano (or orchestra) in D Major, Op. 39/4 - Gabriel Fauré & François LeRoux (3:30)
  16. 16 Hérodiade, opera in 4 acts: Act 2. Ce breuvage...Vision fugitive - Jules Massenet & Thomas Hampson (3:57)
  17. 17 Das Rosenband ("Im Frühlingsschatten fand ich sie"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 36/1 (TrV 186/1) - Richard Strauss & Simon Keenlyside (3:12)
  18. 18 Ay luna que reluzes - Anonymous, Villancico & Montserrat Figueras (3:24)
  19. 19 Su le sponde del Tebro, chamber cantata for soprano, 2 violins, trumpet & continuo: Sul le sponde del Tebro...Contentatevi - Alessandro Scarlatti & Neville Marriner (3:35)
  20. 20 Alcina, opera, HWV 34: Act 3. Ma quando tornerai - George Frideric Handel & Arleen Augér (4:28)
  21. 21 Io che dal ciel cader, madrigal - Giulio Caccini & Emily van Evera (1:55)
Disc 9
  1. 1 Cantata No. 51, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," BWV 51 (BC A134): Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! - Johann Sebastian Bach & Nancy Argenta (4:20)
  2. 2 Dolcissimo uscignolo, madrigal for 5 voices (from Book 8), SV 161 - Claudio Monteverdi & Consort of Musicke (3:53)
  3. 3 Hau, hau, hau le boys! - Claudin de Sermisy & Catherine King (1:47)
  4. 4 Les Indes galantes, opéra-ballet: Régnez, plaisirs et jeux - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Patricia Petibon (3:19)
  5. 5 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: Act 3. Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth - Henry Purcell & Susan Graham (4:54)
  6. 6 Armide, opera, LWV 71: Act 2. Enfin il est en ma puissance...Venez, venez - Jean-Baptiste Lully & Véronique Gens (4:20)
  7. 7 The Fairy Queen, semi-opera, Z. 629: Hark, how all things with one sound rejoice - Henry Purcell & Alfred Deller (2:24)
  8. 8 The Choice of Hercules, oratorio, HWV 69: Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay - George Frideric Handel & James Bowman (3:46)
  9. 9 Lady if you so spite me, for voice, lute & bass viol (A Musical Banquet) - John Dowland & Anthony Bailes (2:15)
  10. 10 Saul, oratorio, HWV 53: O Lord, whose mercies are numberless - George Frideric Handel & English Chamber Orchestra (3:34)
  11. 11 Griselda, opera: Che giova fuggire - Giovanni Bononcini & Laure Morabito (1:31)
  12. 12 Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus, & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Agnus Dei - Johann Sebastian Bach & Charles Brett (5:31)
  13. 13 Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): Esurientes implevit - Johann Sebastian Bach & La Petite Bande (3:16)
  14. 14 If women could be fair, madrigal for 5 voices - William Byrd & Michael Chance (3:29)
  15. 15 Work(s): Ye fiends and furies (Laws) - Unspecified & Harry van der Kamp (2:20)
  16. 16 Miserere: Redde mihi laetitiam - André Campra & La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy (2:45)
  17. 17 Cessate, omai cessate (I), cantata for voice, strings & continuo, RV 684 - Antonio Vivaldi & Derek Lee Ragin (4:18)
  18. 18 Stabat mater, for soprano, alto, strings & organ in F major: Eia mater, fons amoris - Giovanni Pergolesi & Il Seminario Musicale (2:14)
  19. 19 Regina coeli laetare, for voice & continuo (from Motetti, 1643) - Giovanni Antonio Rigatti & Philippe Jaroussky (3:04)
  20. 20 Tosca, opera: Act 2. Vissi d'arte - Giacomo Puccini & Angela Gheorghiu (3:29)
  21. 21 Aci, Galatea e Polifemo (Sorge il di), dramatic cantata, HWV 72: Dell'aquila l'artigli - George Frideric Handel & Emmanuelle Haïm (3:22)
  22. 22 Robinson Crusoé, comic opera in 3 acts: Act 2. Conduisez-moi vers celui que j'adore - Jacques Offenbach & Natalie Dessay (3:57)
  23. 23 La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Act 4. Suicidio! - Amilcare Ponchielli & Munich Radio Orchestra (4:19)
Disc 10
  1. 1 Poro, rè dell'Indie, opera, HWV 28: Act 2. Caro amico amplesso! - Alan Curtis & George Frideric Handel (2:10)
  2. 2 Early Songs (7), for voice & piano (or orchestra): Die Nachtigall - Alban Berg & Matthias Pintscher (2:26)
  3. 3 Evening Song, song for voice & piano, A. 24 - Charles Tomlinson Griffes & Deborah Voigt (2:54)
  4. 4 Zigeunerlieder (8), for voice & piano (arranged from Op. 103): Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze - Johannes Brahms & Christine Rice (1:41)
  5. 5 Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150 (TrV 296, AV 150): Frühling - Richard Strauss & Antonio Pappano (3:14)
  6. 6 Der Rauchfangkehrer, or Die unentbehrlichen Verräther ihrer Herrschaften aus Eigennutz, lustspiel: Basta, vincesti...Ah, non lasciarmi - Antonio Salieri & Diana Damrau (3:03)
  7. 7 Cantata No. 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" ("Wedding Cantata"), BWV 202 (BC G41): Wenn die Frühlinslüfte streichen - Johann Sebastian Bach & Jan Fiser (2:55)
  8. 8 Ich wollt' ein Sträusslein binden, song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 68/2 (TrV 235/2) - Richard Strauss & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (2:45)
  9. 9 St. Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion), for soloists, double chorus, & double orchestra, BWV 244 (BC D3b): Erbarme dich, mein Gott - Johann Sebastian Bach & Ensemble Orchestral de Paris (6:24)
  10. 10 Orlando, opera, HWV 31: Act 1. Fammi combattere mostri e tifei - George Frideric Handel & Bernard Labadie (3:45)
  11. 11 Serenade: "O child beneath my window", song for voice & piano, Op. 63/6 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Larissa Gergieva (3:03)
  12. 12 An die Leier ("Ich will von Atreus Söhnen"), song for voice & piano, D737 (Op. 56/2) - Franz Schubert & Ian Bostridge (4:46)
  13. 13 La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Act 2. Cielo e mar - Amilcare Ponchielli & New Symphony Orchestra of London (4:56)
  14. 14 Les Nuits d'été, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra), H. 81 (Op. 7): L'Île inconnue - Hector Berlioz & David Daniels [countertenor] (3:46)
  15. 15 La danza. Tarantella Napolitana ("Già la luna è in mezzo al mare"), for voice & piano (Soirées musicales) - Gioachino Rossini & Martin Katz (2:55)
  16. 16 La Tabernera del Puerto, zarzuela: No puede ser - Pablo Sorozabal & Plácido Domingo (2:44)
  17. 17 La donna del lago (The Lady of the Lake), opera: Act 2. Ah sì pera - Gioachino Rossini & L'Orchestre de Chambre de Genève (4:24)
  18. 18 Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: Part 2. Mit Würd' und Hoheit angetan - Franz Joseph Haydn & William Christie (3:32)
  19. 19 Aci, Galatea e Polifemo (Sorge il di), dramatic cantata, HWV 72: Precipitoso nel mar che freme - George Frideric Handel & Emmanuelle Haïm (2:53)
  20. 20 Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Act 3. Del Ciel d'amore - George Frideric Handel & William Christie (2:16)
  21. 21 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 1. Madamina, il catalogo è questo - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & James Judd (5:25)
  22. 22 Ein Traum (A Dream), song for voice & piano, Op. 48/6 - Edvard Grieg & Malcolm Martineau (2:14)
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