Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

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The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, provides orchestral accompaniment for the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet and performs its own concert season.

The first true opera produced in England was The Siege of Rhodes (1656), produced by William Davenant and written by a group of five composers. Davenant received a patent from King Charles II to build a theater "wherein tragedies, comedies, plays, operas, music,
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Davenant's successor, John Rich, in 1728 had in one of the great hits in English operatic history, John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Its profits allowed Rich to build the Theatre Royal at Covent Garden, site of an old convent (hence the name), which opened on December 7, 1732, with Congreve's The Way of the World. The theater at Covent Garden was the most popular London opera house, specializing in English opera, often including spoken dialogue. A fire in 1808 destroyed the theater.

The second Theatre Royal building opened September 18, 1809, with a production of Shakespeare's Macbeth and a musical piece called The Quaker. The Theatre Royal was better known as a theatrical venue than an operatic one until Michael Costa, conductor of Her Majesty's Theatre at the Haymarket, walked out, and took most of his musicians and singers to Covent Garden. Management remodeled the house for Costa's Royal Italian Opera, reopening with Rossini's Semiramide on April 6, 1847. The theater lasted just under nine more years, burning again on March 5, 1856. It was rebuilt and reopened on May 15, 1858, with Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots. In 1892 it was renamed the Royal Opera House. It was used by a variety of different local and visiting opera companies.

During World War I, the house was requisitioned for use as a furniture warehouse. It returned to operatic and theatrical use, but in summers was often used as a dance hall. The finances of the hall and its artistic companies were precarious during the Depression. During World War II, the Mecca Cafés Company turned it into a full-time dance hall. Mecca was on the verge of extending its lease for another five years when the music publishers Boosey & Hawkes acquired the lease and established the Covent Garden Opera Trust to run it. The post-War Labour government new arts council backed re-formation of a Covent Garden Opera Company and invited the Sadlers' Wells Ballet Company (founded in 1931) to become Covent Garden's resident ballet troupe. Austrian conductor Karl Rankl was hired to re-form the opera company. He brought in illustrious guest conductors. His successors as music director have been Rafael Kubelik, George Solti, Colin Davis, and Bernard Haitink.

The ballet company opened the house with Sleeping Beauty on February 20, 1946. The companies co-produced Purcell's The Fairy Queen in December of that year, and the opera company began with Carmen on January 14, 1947. The companies were renamed the Royal Ballet (in 1956) and Royal Opera (in 1968).

As the century ended, the 140-year-old theater was closed for extensive renovation and enlargement (particularly of its backstage facilities) from 1997 to 1999. However, the whole plan was put into question in light of the disclosure of huge deficits and other difficulties.

The Orchestra took advantage of the Royal Opera House's down time to undertake expanded touring, including participation in a highly-acclaimed concert performance of Wagner's Walküre at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

The renovated Royal Opera House reopened late in 1999, to generally favorable popular and critical reaction and appeared to have regained its popularity and financial footing. Read less
Verdi: Nabucco / Domingo, Royal Opera
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The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, provides orchestral accompaniment for the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet and performs its own concert season.

The first true opera produced in England was The Siege of Rhodes (1656), produced by William Davenant and written by a group of five composers. Davenant received a patent from King Charles II to build a theater "wherein tragedies, comedies, plays, operas, music,
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WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Act I: Ah! Finalmente! ... E sempre lava! (Angelotti, Sagrestano, Cavaradossi)
Act I: Dammi i colori ... Recondita armonia (Cavaradossi, Sagrestano)
Act I: Gente la dentro! (Cavaradossi, Angelotti, )
Act I: Mario! Mario! Mario! (, Cavaradossi)
Act I: Ah, quegli occhi (, Cavaradossi)
Act I: E buona la mia ... Siam soli? ... Sommo giubilo, Eccellenza! (Cavaradossi, Angelotti, Sagrestano, Chorus)
Act I: Un tal baccano in chiesa! (Scarpia, Sagrestano, Spoletta)
Act I: Or tutto e chiaro ... Mario?! Mario?! (Scarpia, , Sagrestano)
Act I: Ed io venivo a lui tutta dogliosa (, Scarpia)
Act I: Tre sbirri ... Una carrozza ... Adjutorum nostrum in nomine Domini (Scarpia, Spoletta, Chorus)
Act II: e un buon falco! (Scarpia, Sciarrone)
Act II: Ha piu forte sapore la conquista violenta ... Spoletta e giunto (Scarpia, Sciarrone, Spoletta)
Act II: Meno male! - Egli e la (Scarpia, Spoletta, Cavaradossi)
Act II: Ov'e Angelotti? ... Mario, tu qui?! (Scarpia, Cavaradossi, Spoletta, )
Act II: Ed or fra noi parliam da buoni amici Sciarrone: che dice il Cavalier? (Scarpia, , Sciarrone, Cavaradossi)
Act II: Orsu, , parlate (Scarpia, , Cavaradossi, Spoletta)
Act II: Basta, Roberti (Scarpia, Sciarrone, , Cavaradossi)
Act II: Nel pozzo del giardino ... Eccellenza, quali nuove! ... Vittoria! Vittoria! (Scarpia, Cavaradossi, , Sciarrone)
Act II: Se la giurata fede debbo tradir (Scarpia, )
Act II: Vissi d'arte (, Scarpia)
Act II: Vedi, le man giunte io stendo a te! (, Scarpia, Spoletta)
Act II: E qual via scegliete? ... , finalmente mia! (Scarpia, )
Act III: Io de' sospiri (Pastore)
Act III: Mario Cavaradossi? A voi ... (Carceriere, Cavaradossi)
Act III: E lucevan le stelle (Cavaradossi)
Act III: Ah! Franchigia a Floria ... (Cavaradossi, )
Act III: O dolci mani ... Senti ... l'ora e vicina (Cavaradossi, )
Act III: E non giungono (, Cavaradossi, Carceriere)
Act III: Come e lunga l'attesa! ()
Act III: Presto, su! Mario! Mario! ... E lei (, Sciarrone, Spoletta, Soldiers)
Overture
Act I Scene 1: Introduction: Piano, pianissimo, senza parlar (Fiorello, Conte d'Almaviva, Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Cavatina: Ecco, ridente in cielo (Conte d'Almaviva)
Act I Scene 1: Introduction: Ehi, Fiorello? (Conte d'Almaviva, Fiorello, Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Mille grazie, mio signore (Conte d'Almaviva, Fiorello, Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Gente indiscreta! (Conte d'Almaviva, Fiorello, Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Cavatina: La ran la le ra, la ran la la ... Largo al factotum della citta (Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Ah, ah! che bella vita! (Figaro, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act I Scene 1: Canzone: Se il mio nome saper voi bramate (Conte d'Almaviva, Rosina, Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Oh cielo! (Conte d'Almaviva, Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Duet: All'idea di quel metallo (Conte d'Almaviva, Figaro)
Act I Scene 2: Cavatina: Una voce poco fa (Rosina)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Si, si, la vincero (Rosina, Figaro)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ah, disgraziato Figaro! (Bartolo, Rosina, Berta, Ambrogio)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ah! Barbiere d'inferno (Bartolo, Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Aria: La calunnia e un venticello (Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ah! Che ne dite? (Bartolo, Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ma bravi! Ma benone! (Figaro, Rosina)
Act I Scene 2: Duet: Dunque io son (Figaro, Rosina)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ora mi sento meglio (Rosina, Bartolo)
Act I Scene 2: Aria: A un dottor della mia sorte (Bartolo)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Finora in questa camera (Berta, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act I Scene 2: Finale I: Ehi, di casa, buona gente (Conte d'Almaviva, Bartolo, Rosina, Berta, Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Finale I: Che cosa accadde (Conte d'Almaviva, Bartolo, Rosina, Berta, Basilio, Figaro, Official, Chorus)
Act I Scene 2: Finale I: Freddo ed immobile (Rosina, Conte, Bartolo, Figaro, Basilio, Berta)
Act I Scene 2: Ma signor ... ma un dottor (Bartolo, Rosina, Basilio, Berta, Conte, Figaro, Chorus)
Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Ma vedi mio destino! (Bartolo)
Act II Scene 2: Duet: Pace e gioia sia con voi (Conte d'Almaviva, Bartolo)
Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Insomma, mio signore (Conte d'Almaviva, Bartolo)
Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Venite, signorina (Bartolo, Rosina, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act II Scene 3: Aria: Contro un cor che accende amore (Rosina, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Bella voce! Bravissima! (Conte d'Almaviva, Rosina, Bartolo)
Act II Scene 3: Aria: Quando mi sei vicina (Bartolo)
Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Bravo, signor barbiere, ma bravo! (Bartolo, Figaro, Rosina, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act II Scene 5: Quintet: Don Basilio! ... Cosa veggo! (Rosina, Conte d'Almaviva, Figaro, Bartolo, Basilio)
Act II Scene 8: Che vecchio sospettoso! (Berta)
Act II Scene 8: Aria: Il vecchiotto cerca moglie (Berta)
Act II: Temporale - Thunderstorm Musique d'orage - Gewittermusik
Act II Scene 11: Recitative: Alfine, eccoci qua (Figaro, Conte d'Almaviva, Rosina)
Act II Scene 11: Ah! qual colpo inaspettato! (Rosina, Figaro, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act II Scene 11: Recitative: Ah disgraziati noi! (Figaro, Conte d'Almaviva, Rosina, Basilio, Official)
Act II Scene 13: Recitative: Insomma, io no tutti i torti! (Bartolo, Figaro, Conte, Rosina)
Act II Scene 13: Di si felice innesto serbiam memoria eterna? (Figaro, Bartolo, Basilio, Berta, Rosina, Conte d'Almaviva, Chorus)
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - Interlude I: On the beach (Dawn)
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - Interlude II: The Storm
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - Interlude III: Sunday Morning
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - Interlude V: Evening (Moonlight)
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "So, If I Dream"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "What Is It You Do To Flora?"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "You Can Pick Roses"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "If You Think We're Waxworks, You Ought To Play"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "Ca - Ca - Caliban"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "O, You Stare In Horror"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 1:"Confrontation" - "Do, Do Not, Do Not Torment Me"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 2:"Labyrinth" - "Fear! What Do I Fear?"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 2:"Labyrinth" - "Flora: Flora, Love; Stop Crying"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 2:"Labyrinth" - "I Was Born In a Big Town"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "You Must Both Hold With Me"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "Ugh-Ugh-Ugh. -Whatever Is That?"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "Two Unruly Spirits Born!"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "Mel! O Crude, O Obscene"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "And What Are You, Mangus?"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "I Am No More Afraid"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "Goodbye Island: Goodbye Cave"
Tippett: The Knot Garden / Act 3:"Charade" - "Enough! Enough!"
"Peter Grimes!"
"You sailed your boat"
"Peter Grimes, I here advise you!"
"The truth...the pity..."
Interlude I: On the beach
"Oh, hang at open doors"
"Hi! give us a hand"
"I have to go from pub to pub"
"Let her among you"
"Look, the storm cone!"
"And do you prefer the storm"
"What harbour shelters peace"
Interlude II: The Storm
"Past time to close!"
"We live and let live"
"Have you heard?"
"Now the Great Bear and Pleiades"
"Old Joe has gone fishing"
Interlude III: Sunday morning by the beach
"Glitter of waves"
"Let this be a holiday"
"This unrelenting work"
"Fool to let it come to this!"
"What is it?"
"People!...No! I will speak!"
"We planned that their lives"
"Swallow! Shall we go"
"Now is gossip put on trial"
"From the gutter"
Interlude IV: Passacaglia
"Go there!"
"Now!...Now!"
"Peter Grimes! Nobody here?"
Interlude V: Evening
"Assign your prettiness to me"
"Pah!"
"Come along, Doctor!"
"Embroidery in childhood"
"Mr.Swallow!"
"Who holds himself apart"
Interlude VI: Fog
"Grimes! Grimes!"
"Peter, we've come to take you home"
"To those who pass the Borough"
Overture
"Posa in pace"
"S'avanza il conte - La rivedrà nell'estasi"
"Il cenno mio"
"Alla vita che t'arride"
"Volta la terrea"
Signori: "oggi d'Ulrica"
"Zitti...l'incanto non dèssi turbare"
"Su, fatemi largo"
"Che v'agita cosi?"
"Su, profetessa"
"Di'tu se fedele"
"Chi voi siate"
"E scherzo od è follia"
"Finisci il vaticinio"
Preludio
"Ecco l'orrido campo"
"Ma dall'arido stelo divulsa"
"Teco io sto"
"M'ami, m'ami"
"Ahimè. S'appressa alcun"
"Seguitemi"
"Ve', se di notte"
"A tal colpa"
"Morrò, ma prima in grazia"
"Alzati; là tuo figlio"
"Eri tu che macchiavi quell'anima"
"Siam soli. Udite"
"Il messaggio entri"
"Forse la soglia attinse"
"Ma se m'è forza perderti"
"Ah! dessa è là"
"Saper vorreste"
"Ah! perché qui! fuggite"
"Ella è pura"
Prologue
Interlude: Theme - Scene 1: The Journey
Interlude: Variation I - Scene 2: The Welcome
Interlude: Variation II - Scene 3: The Letter
Interlude: Variation III - Scene 4: The Tower
Interlude: Variation IV - Scene 5: The Window
Interlude: Variation V - Scene 6: The Lesson
Interlude: Variation VI - Scene 7: The Lake
Interlude: Variation VII - Scene 8: At Night
Interlude: Variation VIII - Scene 1: Colloquy and So- lioquy
Interlude: Variation IX - Scene 2: The Bells
Interlude: Variation X - Scene 3: Miss Jessel
Interlude: Variation XI - Scene 4: The Bedroom
Interlude: Variation XII - Scene 5: Quint
Interlude: Variation XIII - Scene 6: The Piano
Interlude: Variation XIV - Scene 7: Flora
Interlude: Variation XV - Scene 8: Miles
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Introduction, Scene 1
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Duet and Quartet. "Slikhali l vi za roschei glas nochnoi"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Peasants' Chorus and Dance. "Bolyat moyi skori nozhenki so pokhodushki" - "Uzh kak po mostu, mostochku"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Uzh kak po mostu, mostochku (Peasants)
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Scene and Aria. "Kak ya lyublyu pod zvuki pesen etikh" - "Uzh kak po mostu, mostochku"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Uzh kak po mostu, mostochku (Olga)
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Scene. "Nu ti, moya vostrushka"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Scene and Quartet. "Mesdames! Ya na sebya vzyal smyelost"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - "Skazhi, kotoraya Tatyana"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Scene and Arioso. "Kak shchastliv, kak shchastliv ya!" - "Ya lyublyu vas"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - "Ya lyublyu vas"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Closing scene. "A, vot i vi!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - (Scene 2) Introduction and Scene. "Nu, zaboltalas ya!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Letter scene. "Puskai pogilabnu ya, no pryezhde"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Scene and Duet. "Akh, noch minula"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - (Scene 3) Servant Girls' Chorus. "Dyevitsi, krasavitsi"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - Scene and Aria. "Zdyes on, zdyes on, Yevgeni!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 1 - "Kogda bi zhizn domashnim krugom"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Waltz
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Waltz with Chorus. "Vot tak syurpriz!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Scene and Couplets. "Uzhel ya zasluzhil ot nasmyeshku etu?"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - "A cette fête conviés"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Mazurka and Scene. "Messieurs, mesdames, mesta zanyat izvolte" - "Ti ne tantsuyesh, Lenski?"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Ti ne tantsuyesh, Lenski?
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Finale. "V vashem dome! V vashem dome!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - (Scene 2) Introduction, Scene and Aria. "Nu, shto zhe?"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - "Kuda, kuda, kuda vi udalilis"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 2 - Duel Scene. "A, vot oni!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - (Scene 1) Polonaise
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - Scene and Aria. "I zdyes mnye skuchno!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - "Knyaginya Gremina! Smotrite!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - "Lyubvi vsye vozrasti pokorni"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - Scene and Arioso. "Itak, poidyom, tebya predstavlyu ya" - "Uzhel ta samaya Tatyana"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - Uzhel ta samaya Tatyana
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - (Scene 2) Closing Scene. "O! Kak mnye tyazhelo!"
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24 / Act 3 - "Onegin! Ya togda molozhe"
Massenet: Werther - Prélude
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Assez! Assez! M'écoutera-t-on cette fois?
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Bravo pour les enfants!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Alors, c'est bien ici la maison du Bailli? ... Je ne sais si je veille
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Jésus vient de naître! / Chers enfants!
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Arrivez donc, Brühlmann!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Sophie! / Albert! Toi de retour"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Elle m'aime...elle pense à moi" - Quelle prière de reconnaissance et d'amour"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Interlude
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Il faut nous séparer
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Mais, vou ne savez rien de moi.
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Rêve...extase...bonheur!
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - Charlotte, Albert est de retour
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - Prélude - "Vivat Bacchus! Semper vivat!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Trois mois! Voici trois mois que nous sommes unis!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Un autre est son époux!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "J'aurais sur ma poitrine"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Si Käthchen reviendra"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - Au bonheur dont mon âme est pleine ... Vous avez dit, mon âme est loyale et sincère
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - Frère! Voyez! Voyez le beau bouquet! ... Heureux! pourais-je l'être encore?
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - Ai-je dit vrai? L'amour que j'ai pour elle ... Ah! qu'il est loin, ce jour plein d'intime douceur
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "N'est-il donc pas d'autre femme ici-bas"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - Oui, ce qu'elle m'ordonne...Lorsque l'enfant revient d'un voyage avant l'heure
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Mais venez donc! Le cortège s'approche"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Prélude
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Werther! Werther...qui m'aurait dit la place"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Des cris joyeux d'enfants
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Bonjour, grande soeur!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Va! Laisse couler mes larmes
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Tiens, Charlotte, crois-moi, ne reste pas ici
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Ah! mon courage m'abandonne!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Oui, c'est moi! Je reviens!
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Toute mon âme est là! Pourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle de printemps
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "N'achevez pas! Hélas!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Ah! Moi! Moi! Dans ses bras!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Werther est de retour"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - Entr'acte
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Werther!...Rien!.."
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Qui parle?"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - A cette heure suprême, je suis heureux!
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - Noël! Noël! ... Dieu! Ces cris joyeux!
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - Ah! ses yeux se ferment! ... Non Charlotte je meurs
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Preludietto (Orchestra)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Ma questa e una pazzia! (Fritz/David/Hanezò/Federico/Caterina)
L'Amico Fritz, Act I: Son pochi fiori! (Suzel/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Orsu, vieni tra noi, al fianco mio... (Fritz/Suzel/Hanezò/Federico/David)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Chi mai sara? (Hanezò/Fritz/David/Federico/Suzel/Beppe)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Laceri, miseri, tanti bambini (Beppe/Fritz/Hanezò/David/Federico)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Viva lo zingaro! (David/Hanezò/Federico/Fritz/Caterina/Suzel/Beppe)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Per voi, ghiottoni inutili (David)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Il suo sermone e splendido! (Beppe/Federico/Fritz/David/Hanezò)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT ONE: Son gli orfanelli... (Hanezò/Beppe/Federico/Fritz/David/Coro)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Ah, le belle ciliege! (Suzel/Coro)
L'Amico Fritz, Act II: Bel cavalier, che vai per la foresta... (Suzel)
L'Amico Fritz, Act II: Suzel, buon di (Fritz/Suzel)
L'Amico Fritz, Act 2: "Tutto tace" (Fritz, Suzel)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Oh! chi e che giunge? (Fritz/Suzel/Beppe/David/Hanezò/Federico)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Vediamo un po'! (David/Suzel)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Faceasi vecchio Abramo (Suzel/David/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Come va? (Fritz/David)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Quale strano turbamento (Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Fritz, noi partiamo...addio! (Federico/Fritz/Hanezò/Beppe)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Che piu s'aspetta? (Federico/Fritz/David/Suzel/Coro)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT TWO: Intermezzo (Orchestra)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), Act III: Tutto ho tentato... (Fritz/Coro)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: Buon giorno, Fritz! (Beppe/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: O pallida, che un giorno mi guardasti (Beppe/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: O amore, o bella luce del core (Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: L'amico Fritz fantastica d'amore (David/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: Povero Fritz, l'amore in te si desta... (David/Suzel)
L'Amico Fritz, Act III: Non mi resta che il pianto ed il dolore... (Suzel/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: Come s'e fatta pallida! (Fritz/Suzel)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: Ah! ditela per me quella parola (Suzel/Fritz)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: Amici, ho vinto, ho vinto! (David/Fritz/Beppe/Caterina)
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Remastered Version), ACT THREE: Tu sposi, Fritz? (Federico/Hanezò/David/Fritz)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: (Adagio) - Vision of Troas (Chorus/Calkas)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Ten long years have dragged (Calkas/Chorus/Antenor)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Back to your hovels (Troilus/Antenor/Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Is Cressida a slave? -
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Child of the wine-dark wave (Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Morning and evening (Cressida/Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Forgive me ... Pandarus! ... Passing through the city (Pandarus/Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: O Pallas, virgin daughter (Chorus of Priests/Calkas/Cressida/Evadne/Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Slowly it all comes back (Cressida/Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Nothing but Troilus' patronage (Pandarus/Cressida/Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Prince Troilus! (A Soldier/Pandarus/Troilus/Chorus/A Priest)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act One: Dear Child, you need a littel comfort (Pandarus/Cressida/Trioilus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 1: (Allegretto) - Does talking put you off? (Pandarus/Cressida/Horaste/Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 1: How can I sleep? -
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 1: At the haunted end of the day (Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 1: Hush! Don't be alarmed! (Pandarus/Cressida/Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 1: If one last doubt (Troilus/Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 2: Interlude (A tempo tempetuoso) (Orchestra)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 2: From isle to isle chill waters (Cressida/Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 2: Who would go drumming about the town? (Pandarus/Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 2: My name is Diomede (Diomede/Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Two, Scene 2: Oh, I'm no use, no use (Pandarus/Diomede/Troilus/Cressida/Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: (Lugubre) - Is there no word? (Watchmen/Cressida/Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: No answering sign on the walls (Cressida/Watchmen)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: Cressid, daughter (Calkas)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: O gods, O deathless gods (Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: Proud, wondrous Cressida (Diomede/Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: So here's an end of it all (Evadne/Watchmen)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: Evadne ... Evadne ... Troilus! (Troilus/Pandarus/Evadne/Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: WIll I please him thus? (Cressida/Evadne/Troilus/Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: What is thus sudden alarm? (Troilus/Chors/Cressida/Pandarus/Diomede)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: Troy, false of heart, yet fair! (Diomede/Troilus/Cressida/Pandarus/Calkas/Evadne/Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: Troilus, you must not die for me (Cressida/Troilus/Diomede/Calkas/Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (revised version), Act Three: Diomede! ... Father! ... (Cressida)
Die Karten fallen besser als das letzte Mal
Sie wollen alle Geld!
Matteo!
Ich danke, Fräulein
Er ist der Richtige nicht für mich!
Aber der Richtige, wenn's einen gibt für mich
Das ist der Schlitten vom Elemer
So triumphierend treten Sie herein?
Laßt uns allein, meine Kinder
Mandryka!
Herr Graf, Sie haben Ihrem werten Brief
Der Onkel ist dahin
Das ist der Fall von andrer Art
Mein Elemer! ... Nach dem Matteo sehnt sich
Nach dem Matteo sehnt sich nichts in mir
Das ist ein Engel
Sie sehn nicht aus wie jemand
Ich habe eine Frau gehabt
Sie wolln mich heiraten, sagt mein Vater
Und du wirst mein Gebieter sein
Die Wiener Herrn verstehn sich auf die Astronomie
Und jetzt sag ich Adieu
O Arabella, gibt es was Schöneres
Ein Feigling bin ich
Und wenn hier viele Arabella heissen
Ging durch einen Wald
Einleitung
Über seine Felder
Sie hier? So muss ich fragen, Arabella
Welch ein erregtes Tête-à-tête
Papa, so schau mir ins Gesicht!
Ich gratuliere Ihnen, Herr Leutnant
Papa, Mama!
Sehr gut. Jetzt habe ich mein richtiges Vis-à-vis
Zdenkerl, du bist die Bessre von uns zweien
Mandryka!
Mit diesem Herrn da trete ich vor Ihnen
Sie gibt mir keinen Blick, sie sagt nicht gute Nacht
Das war sehr gut, Mandryka
Dann aber, wie ich Sie gespürt hab hier im Finstern
Massenet: Werther - Prélude
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Assez! Assez!" - "Noël! Jésus vient de naître!" - "Bravo pour les enfants!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Je ne sais si je veille" - "O Nature, pleine de grâce
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Jésus vient de naître!" - "Charlotte! Charlotte!" - "Ah! monsieur Werther!" - "Arriver donc, Brühlmann!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "O spectacle idéal d'amour et d'innoncence" - "Mon- sieur Werther!..." - "A ceux-là ne souhaitons rien!" "Vivat Bacchus!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Sophie!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Elle m'aime..elle pense à moi" - "Quelle prière" - Interlude orchestral"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Il faut nous séparer" - "Ah! Pourvu que je voie ces yeux"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Mais vous ne saver rien de moi" - "Mon âme a recon- nu votre âme" - "Vous avez dit vrai!" - "Si vous l'a- viez connue"
Massenet: Werther / Act 1 - "Rêve! Extase! Bonheur!" - "Charlotte! Charlotte! Al- bert est de retour!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - Prélude - "Vivat Bacchus! Semper vivat!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Trois mois! Voici trois mois que nous sommes unis!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Un autre est son époux!" - "J'aurais sur ma poitrine" - "Si Kätchen reviendra"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Mais celle qui devint ma femme" - "Vous l'avez dit, mon âme est loyale"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Frère, voyez le beau bouquet!" - "Du gai soleil, plein de flamme" - "Heureux! Pourrai-je l'être encore? - "Du gai soleil"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Ah! qu'il est loin" - "N'est-il donc pas d'autre fem- me ici-bas"
Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Lorsque l'enfant revient" - "Mais venez donc!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - Prélude
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Werther! Werther!..qui m'aurait dit" - "Ces lettres ...ah!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Bonjour, grande soeur!" - "Mais souffres-tu?" - "Ah le rire est béni!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Va! Laisse couler mes larmes" - "Les larmes qu'on ne pleure pas"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Ah! mon courage m'abandonne!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Oui, c'est moi!" - "Pourqoi cette parole" - "Traduire ...Ah!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Pourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle du printemps?"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "N'achevez pas!" - "Ciel, ai-je compris?" - "Non, vous ne verrez plus"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Ah! Moi! Moi! Dans ses bras!" - "Mais non, c'est im- possible" - "Prends le deuil, ô nature!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Werther est de retour"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - La Nuit de Noël (orchestre)
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Werther!...Rien!.." - "Non, non c'est impossible!"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Qui parle?"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Oui, du jour même"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Noël! Noël! Noël!" - "Oui, Noël c'est le chant de la délivrance"
Massenet: Werther / Act 4 - "Ah! Ses yeux se ferment.." - "Là-bas, au fond du ci- metière" - "Jésus vient de naître"
Preludio - "Percorrete le spiaggie vicine"
"Tu sei turbato!"
"Cruda, funesta smania"
"La pietade in suo favore"
"Ancor non giunse!"
"Regnava nel silenzio"
"Quando rapito in estasi"
"Egli s'avanza"
"Sulla tomba che rinserra"
"Qui di sposa eterna...Ah! Verrano a te sull'aure"
"Lucia, fra poco a te verrà"
"Appressati, Lucia" - "Il pallor funesto, orrendo"
"Soffriva nel pianto"
"Che fia"
"Se tradirmi tu potrai"
"Ebben? - Di tua speranza"
"Ah! cedi, cedi"
"Al ben de'tuoi qual vittima"
"Per te d'immenso giubilo"
"Dov'è Lucia?"
"Chi mi frena in tal momento"
"T'allontana sciagurato"
"Orrida è questa notte"
"Qui del padre ancor respira"
"D'immenso giubilo"
"Ah! cessate quel contento"
"Oh! qual funesto avvenimento!"
Oh, giusto cielo!...Il dolce suono
"Ohimè! sorge il tremendo fantasma"
"S'avanza Enrico"
"Spargi d'amore pianto"
"Si tragga altrove"
"Tombe degli avi miei"
"Fra poco a me ricovero"
"Oh meschina!"
"Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali"
Overture
Act I Scene 1: Introduction: Piano, pianissimo, senza parlar (Fiorello, Conte d'Almaviva, Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Cavatina: Ecco, ridente in cielo (Conte d'Almaviva)
Act I Scene 1: Introduction: Ehi, Fiorello? (Conte d'Almaviva, Fiorello, Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Mille grazie, mio signore (Conte d'Almaviva, Fiorello, Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Gente indiscreta! (Conte d'Almaviva, Fiorello, Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Cavatina: La ran la le ra, la ran la la ... Largo al factotum della citta (Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Ah, ah! che bella vita! (Figaro, Conte d'Almaviva)
Act I Scene 1: Canzone: Se il mio nome saper voi bramate (Conte d'Almaviva, Rosina, Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Oh cielo! (Conte d'Almaviva, Figaro)
Act I Scene 1: Duet: All'idea di quel metallo (Conte d'Almaviva, Figaro)
Act I Scene 2: Cavatina: Una voce poco fa (Rosina)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Si, si, la vincero (Rosina, Figaro)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ah, disgraziato Figaro! (Bartolo, Rosina, Berta, Ambrogio)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ah! Barbiere d'inferno (Bartolo, Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Aria: La calunnia e un venticello (Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ah! Che ne dite? (Bartolo, Basilio)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ma bravi! Ma benone! (Figaro, Rosina)
Act I Scene 2: Duet: Dunque io son (Figaro, Rosina)
Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Ora mi sento meglio (Rosina, Bartolo)
Act I Scene 2: Aria: A un dottor della mia sorte (Bartolo)
Act II Scene 13: Di si felice innesto serbiam memoria eterna? (Figaro, Bartolo, Basilio, Berta, Rosina, Conte d'Almaviva, Chorus)


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