The Very Best of Nicolai Gedda

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  • Release Date: 2/5/2013
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099941649725
  • Catalog Number: 164972
  • Sales rank: 260,304

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Act 3. Pourquoi me réveiller - Jules Massenet & Alceo Galliera (2:52)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byAlceo Galliera
    Performed byAlceo Galliera, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  2. 2 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Act 2. Instant charmant... En fermant les yeux - Jules Massenet & Alceo Galliera (3:17)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byAlceo Galliera
    Performed byAlceo Galliera, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  3. 3 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 2. L'amour, l'amour!... Ah! lève-toi, soleil - Charles Gounod & Alceo Galliera (4:37)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byAlceo Galliera
    Performed byAlceo Galliera, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  4. 4 Benvenuto Cellini, opera, H. 76a, Op. 23: Act 1. Une heure encore... La gloire était ma seul - Hector Berlioz & Nicolai Gedda (5:49)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byGeorges Prêtre
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Georges Prêtre, Orchester National De La Radiodiffusion Française
  5. 5 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act 1. Va, pour Kleinzach! - Jacques Offenbach & René Duclos Choir (5:22)
    Composed byJacques Offenbach
    Conducted byAndré Cluytens
    Performed byRené Duclos Choir, André Cluytens, Nicolai Gedda, Andre Mallabrera, Orchestre des Concerts du Conservatoire
  6. 6 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Act 1. Zurga, quand tous deux... Au fond du temple - Georges Bizet & Ernest Blanc (6:29)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byPierre Dervaux
    Performed byErnest Blanc, Pierre Dervaux, Nicolai Gedda, Theatre National de L'opera-Comique Orchestre
  7. 7 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Act 1. À cette voix... Je crois entendre encore - Georges Bizet & Pierre Dervaux (5:04)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byPierre Dervaux
    Performed byPierre Dervaux, Nicolai Gedda, Theatre National de L'opera-Comique Orchestre
  8. 8 Carmen, opera: Act 2. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée - Georges Bizet & Nicolai Gedda (3:53)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byGeorges Prêtre
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Paris National Opera Orchestra, Georges Prêtre
  9. 9 Le Postillon de Lonjumeau, opera: Act 1. Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire - Adolphe Adam & Nicolai Gedda (3:48)
    Composed byAdolphe Adam
    Conducted byGeorges Prêtre
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Georges Prêtre, Orchester National De La Radiodiffusion Française
  10. 10 Mignon, opera in 3 acts: Act 3. Elle ne croyait pas dans sa candeur naïve - Ambroise Thomas & Nicolai Gedda (3:35)
    Composed byAmbroise Thomas
    Conducted byGeorges Prêtre
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Georges Prêtre, Orchester National De La Radiodiffusion Française
  11. 11 Guillaume Tell (William Tell), opera: Act 4. Asile héréditaire - Gioachino Rossini & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (7:19)
    Composed byGioachino Rossini
    Conducted byLamberto Gardelli
    Performed byAmbrosian Opera Chorus, Lamberto Gardelli, Nicolai Gedda, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  12. 12 L'elisir d'amore, opera: Act 1. Quanto è bella - Gaetano Donizetti & Nicolai Gedda (2:38)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byFrancesco Molinari-Pradelli
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Rome Opera Theater Orchestra
  13. 13 L'elisir d'amore, opera: Act 2. Una furtiva lagrima - Gaetano Donizetti & Nicolai Gedda (4:55)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byFrancesco Molinari-Pradelli
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Rome Opera Theater Orchestra
  14. 14 Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Act 3. Fra poco a me ricovero - Gaetano Donizetti & Edward Downes (3:28)
    Composed byGaetano Donizetti
    Conducted byEdward Downes
    Performed byEdward Downes, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  15. 15 La sonnambula, opera: Act 1. Prendi: l'anel ti dono - Vicenzo Bellini & Edward Downes (5:31)
    Composed byVicenzo Bellini
    Conducted byEdward Downes
    Performed byEdward Downes, Mirella Freni, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  16. 16 Un ballo in maschera, opera: Act 1. Di' tu se fedele - Giuseppe Verdi & Nicolai Gedda (3:14)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byGiuseppe Patanè
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden, Giuseppe Patanè
  17. 17 Rigoletto, opera: Act 3. La donna èmobile - Giuseppe Verdi & Nicolai Gedda (2:22)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byFrancesco Molinari-Pradelli
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Rome Opera Theater Orchestra
  18. 18 Manon Lescaut, opera: Act 1. Donna non vidi mai - Giacomo Puccini & Nicolai Gedda (2:19)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byGiuseppe Patanè
    Performed byNicolai Gedda, Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden, Giuseppe Patanè
Disc 2
  1. 1 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 2. Il mio tesoro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & André Cluytens (4:48)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byAndré Cluytens
    Performed byAndré Cluytens, Nicolai Gedda, Orchestre des Concerts du Conservatoire
  2. 2 Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Act 1. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & André Cluytens (4:14)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byAndré Cluytens
    Performed byAndré Cluytens, Nicolai Gedda, Orchestre des Concerts du Conservatoire
  3. 3 Martha, opera: Act 3. Ach, so fromm - Friedrich von Flotow & Alceo Galliera (3:23)
    Composed byFriedrich von Flotow
    Conducted byAlceo Galliera
    Performed byAlceo Galliera, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  4. 4 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 3. In fernem Land - Richard Wagner & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (5:27)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byHeinrich Bender
    Performed byBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heinrich Bender, Nicolai Gedda
  5. 5 Die Königin von Saba, opera, Op. 27: Act 2. Magische Töne - Karl Goldmark & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (3:46)
    Composed byKarl Goldmark
    Conducted byHeinrich Bender
    Performed byBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heinrich Bender, Nicolai Gedda
  6. 6 Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Act 2. Kuda, kuda, kuda vi udalilis (Lensky's Aria - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Alceo Galliera (6:17)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAlceo Galliera
    Performed byAlceo Galliera, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  7. 7 Boris Godunov, opera: Act 3. Dimitri! Tsaryévich! Dimitri! - Issay Dobroven & Modest Mussorgsky (11:13)
    Composed byModest Mussorgsky
    Conducted byIssay Dobroven
    Performed byIssay Dobroven, Nicolai Gedda, Eugenia Zareska, Choeurs Russes de Paris, Orchester National De La Radiodiffusion Française
  8. 8 I recall that wonderful moment (Ya pomnyu chudnoye mgnoven'ye), song for voice & piano, G. x201 - Mikhail Glinka & Jan Eyron (3:27)
    Composed byMikhail Glinka
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  9. 9 In this moonlight, song for voice & piano, Op. 73/3 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Jan Eyron (1:36)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  10. 10 It was in early spring (At the ball), song for voice & piano, Op. 38/2 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Jan Eyron (3:04)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  11. 11 Georgian Song ("Do not Sing, My Beauty"), for voice & piano, Op. 4/4 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Nicolai Gedda (4:30)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  12. 12 How fair this spot, song for voice & piano, Op. 21/7 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Nicolai Gedda (1:44)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  13. 13 Adelaide, song for voice & piano, Op. 46 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jan Eyron (5:45)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  14. 14 Heimliche Aufforderung ("Auf, hebe die funkelnde Schale empor zum Mund"), song for voice & piano, Op. 27/3 (TrV 170/3) - Richard Strauss & Nicolai Gedda (3:24)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  15. 15 Ständchen ("Mach' auf, mach' auf, doch leise, mein Kind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 17/2 (TrV 149/2) - Richard Strauss & Nicolai Gedda (2:20)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  16. 16 Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron), operetta (RV 511): Act 1. Als flotter Geist... Ja, das alles auf Ehr' - Johann Strauss II & Franz Allers (2:56)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byFranz Allers
    Performed byFranz Allers, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Nicolai Gedda
  17. 17 Paganini, operetta in 3 acts: Act 2. Gern hab' ich die Frau'n geküßt - Franz Lehár & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (3:22)
    Composed byFranz Lehár
    Conducted byWilli Boskovsky
    Performed byBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, Nicolai Gedda
  18. 18 Das Land des Lächelns (The Land of Smiles), operetta in 3 acts (revision of "Die gelbe Jacke"): Act 2. Dein ist mein ganzes Herz! - Franz Lehár & Graunke Symphony Orchestra (3:58)
    Composed byFranz Lehár
    Conducted byWilly Mattes
    Performed byGraunke Symphony Orchestra, Nicolai Gedda, Willy Mattes
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