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Janácek, Dvorák, Smetana, Verdi, Puccini: Arias / Benacková


Release Date: 09/27/2005 
Label:  Supraphon   Catalog #: 3853   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyBedrich Smetana,   ... 
Performer:  Gabriela BenackováEva DepoltováVera SoukupováPeter Straka,   ... 
Conductor:  Bohumil GregorVáclav NeumannZdenek KoslerSir Charles Mackerras,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic OrchestraPrague National Theatre OrchestraPrague National Theatre Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bohumil Gregor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Otello: Piangea cantando...Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bohumil Gregor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 13 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bohumil Gregor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Madama Butterfly: Tu, tu, piccolo iddio [Death of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bohumil Gregor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bohumil Gregor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bohumil Gregor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Queen of Spades, Op. 68: Midnight is nearing (Lisa's Aria) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
8.
Libuse, T 107: Eternal gods, you that dwell above the clouds by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Eva Depoltová (Soprano), Vera Soukupová (Mezzo Soprano), Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague National Theatre Orchestra,  Prague National Theatre Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  Live  National Theater, Prague 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
Notes: Composition written: Czech Republic (1869 - 1872). 
9.
Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: That dream of love, how fair it was by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Czech Republic 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
Notes: Composition written: Czech Republic (1870).
Composition revised: Czech Republic (1870). 
10.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
11.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: Insensible water power "God of the lake" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
12.
Kát'a Kabanová: But death does not come by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano), Peter Straka (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Janácek Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
Notes: Composition written: Brno, Czech Republic (1919 - 1921). 
13.
Jenufa: Greetings to you, Queen "Salve Regina" by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frantisek Jilek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Janácek Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Janácek Theater, Brno, Czech Republic 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
Notes: Composition written: Brno, Czech Republic (1894 - 1903). 
14.
Jenufa: Odesli. Jdi také! [Finale] by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Gabriela Benacková (Soprano), Vilém Pribyl (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frantisek Jilek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Janácek Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894-1903; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Janácek Theater, Brno, Czech Republic 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Czech 

Sound Samples

La Forza del destino. Opera in 4 Acts (La Forza del destino): Act 4 "Pace, pace, mio Dio"
Othello. The Opera in 4 Acts: Piangea cantando /4 Act/ (Piangea cantando)
Tosca. Opera in 3 Acts: Act 2 "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
Madame Butterfly. Opera in 4 Acts: Act 2 "Tu? tu? Piccolo Iddio! Amore mio"
Manon Lescaut. Opera: Act 2 "L'ho abbandonato"
Manon Lescaut. Opera: Act 4 "Sola, perduta, abbandonata" - monologue
Pique Dame (Queen of Spades), Op. 68: U? polno? blizitsja (U? polno? blizitsja)
Libu?e. Festival Opera in 3 Acts: Act 3 - Libu?e's prophecy (with Six Pictures from Bohemia's History): O Gods almighty
The Bartered Bride. Opera in Three Acts: Act 3, Scene 6 "Oh, what a grief!"
Rusalka. Opera in 3 Acts, Op. 114: Act 1 "O, moon high up in the deep, deep sky"
Rusalka. Opera in 3 Acts, Op. 114: Act 3 "Insensible water power"
Ká?a Kabanova. Opera in 3 Acts: 24. Act 3 - But death doesn' t come
Jenufa. Opera in 3 Acts: Act 2: Greetings to Thee, Queen
Jenufa. Opera in 3 Acts: 16. Act 3, Scene 12: They've all left...Lewave as well!

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