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Alfredo Kraus - Live In Salzburg

Kraus / Bizet / Verdi / Duparc / Arnaltes
Release Date: 01/30/2007 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4397  
Composer:  Jules MassenetHenri DuparcGeorges BizetFrancesco Paolo Tosti,   ... 
Performer:  Edemiro ArnaltesAlfredo Kraus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 23 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A lyric tenor in a class of his own, Alfredo Kraus (1927-1999) was acclaimed for the beauty, elegance, and passion of his singing. This 1990 recital presents the tenor in a characteristic program of songs by Massenet, Duparc, Bizet, Tosti, de Falla, Mompou, Turina, Obradors, and others, as well as arias from Cilèa’s L’arlesiana and Verdi’s Rigoletto (“La donna è mobile”). With Edelmiro Arnaltes, piano.

Includes English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish subtitles; color, stereo, 83 min., Playable in all regions.
A lyric tenor in a class of his own, Alfredo Kraus (1927-1999) was acclaimed for the beauty, elegance, and passion of his singing. This 1990 recital presents the tenor in a characteristic program of songs by Massenet, Duparc, Bizet, Tosti, de Falla, Mompou, Turina, Obradors, and others, as well as arias from Cilèa’s L’arlesiana and Verdi’s Rigoletto (“La donna è mobile”). With Edelmiro Arnaltes, piano.

Includes English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish subtitles; color, stereo, 83 min., Playable in all regions.
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Works on This Recording

1. Elégie by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1869; France 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
2. Poème d'amour: no 3, Ouvre tes yeux bleus by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; France 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
3. L'invitation au voyage by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1870; France 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
4. La chanson du fou by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
5. Vasco da Gama: Ouvre ton coeur by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; France 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
6. L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
7. Tormento by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912; Italy 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
8. Io voglio amarti by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
9. Il Segreto by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
10. Canciones populares españolas (7): no 4, Jota by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
11. Pastoral by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
12. Ya no va la niña by José Maria Nemesio Otaño
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
13. Poema en forma de canciones, Op. 19 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
14. Canciones Clásicas Españolas: Del cabello más sutil by Fernando J. Obradors
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
15. Canciones Clasicas Españolas: Con amores, la mi madre by Fernando J. Obradors
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
16. Canciones Clásicas Españolas: Coplas de Curro Dulce by Fernando J. Obradors
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
17. Stornellatrice by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Italy 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
18. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 
19. La tabernera del puerto: No puede ser by Pablo Sorozabal
Performer:  Edemiro Arnaltes (Piano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Spain 
Date of Recording: 7/31/1990 
Venue:  Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria 

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