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Light Classics Volume 2 - Puccini, Offenbach, Mussorgsky


Release Date: 02/17/1994 
Label:  Chesky Records   Catalog #: 108   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniModest MussorgskyGiuseppe VerdiBedrich Smetana,   ... 
Performer:  David Sellers
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonic Pops OrchestraNational Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Tosca: Io de sospiri by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  David Sellers (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/20/1964 
Language: Italian 
2. Khovanshchina: Act 1 Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonic Pops Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1954 
3. Aida: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
4. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1971 
5. In Nature's Realm Overture, Op. 91 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Proms Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1968 
6. Colas Breugnon, Op. 24: Overture by Dmitri Kabalevsky
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938/1969; USSR 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1967 
7. Elizabethan Serenade by Ronald Binge
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1971 
8. Orphée aux enfers: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 09/08/1971 
Notes: Composition written: Paris, France (1858).
Composition revised: Paris, France (1874). 

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