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French Songs & Arias / Kiri Te Kanawa


Release Date: 06/21/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics Encore Catalog #: 86652   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henri DuparcMaurice RavelGustave CharpentierClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor:  John PritchardJeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Phidylé by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1882; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
2. L'invitation au voyage by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1870; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
3. La vie antérieure by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1884; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
4. Le manoir de Rosemonde by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1879; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
5. Testament by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1883; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
6. Au pays où se fait la guerre by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1869-70; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
7. Chanson triste by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1868; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
8. Shéhérazade by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Venue:  Brussels Radio House, Belgium 
Length: 15 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Brussels Radio House, Belgium (06/29/1983 - 07/02/1983) 
9. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
10. L'enfant prodigue: L'année en vain by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1884/1908; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
11. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: D'amour, l'ardente flamme by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 

Sound Samples

Phidylé
L'Invitation au voyage
La vie antérieure (Baudelaire)
Le Manoir de Rosemonde
Testament (Silvestre)
Au pays où se fait la guerre (Gautier)
Chanson triste (Lahor)
Shéhérazade: 1. Asie
Shéhérazade: 2. La flûte enchantée
Shéhérazade: 3. L'indifférent
Louise: Depuis le jour (Act 3)
L' Enfant prodigue: Récit et Air de Lia: L'année en vain cahsse l'année ... Azaël! Azaël!
La Damnation de Faust Op. 24: D'amour l'ardente flamme

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 Defective CD November 14, 2013 By Ralph D. (Kelseyville, CA) See All My Reviews "The sound on this cd is defective, it warbles and it is NOT the fault of the singer. I have complained twice but they do not seem to be able to correct it." Report Abuse
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