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Release Date: 07/01/1997 
Label:  Vox Cameo Classics Catalog #: 8838   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniGiuseppe VerdiGeorges BizetGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Steven PageIon BuzeaVirginia ZeaniJohn Oakman,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas SchippersJulian BiggJean BobescuPaul Popescu,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony OrchestraCzech Symphony OrchestraRomanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
2.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Steven Page (Baritone)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
3.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ion Buzea (Tenor), Virginia Zeani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jean Bobescu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest,  Romanian Opera Chorus of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
4.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Steven Page (Baritone), John Oakman (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
5.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  John Oakman (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
6.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eugenia Moldoveanu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Popescu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cluj-Napoca Philharmonic Chorus,  Satu Mare Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
7.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Pops Chorus,  Cincinnati Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
8.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Steven Page (Baritone)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
9.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  John Oakman (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
10.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Anne-Marie Owens (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
11.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Steven Page (Baritone)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
12.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Anne-Marie Owens (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
13.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Jean Bobescu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
14.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Virginia Zeani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jean Bobescu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
15.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ion Buzea (Tenor), Nicolae Herlea (), Magda Ianculescu ()
Conductor:  Jean Bobescu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest,  Romanian Opera Chorus of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
16.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
17.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Egizio Massini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest,  Romanian Opera Chorus of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
18.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Virginia Zeani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Egizio Massini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
19.
Tolomeo, HWV 25: Stille amare by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Mary Ann Hart (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Auldon Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1728; London, England 
20.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Madeline Tsingopoulos (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rudolph Palmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brewer Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
21.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ludovic Spiess (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Petrovici
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
22.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eugenia Moldoveanu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Constantin Petrovici
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
23.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elvira Cirje-Druica (Soprano)
Conductor:  Constantin Petrovici
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
24.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Ineggiamo, il Signor "Easter Hymn" by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Mircea Popa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest,  Romanian Opera Chorus of Bucharest
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
25.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  John Oakman (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julian Bigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 

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