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Massenet: Herodiade - Highlights / Gergiev, Domingo, Fleming


Release Date: 11/12/1996 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 61965   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kenneth CoxRenée FlemingJuan PonsDolora Zajic,   ... 
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera OrchestraSan Francisco Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Hérodiade: Prelude by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
2. Hérodiade: Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kenneth Cox (Bass), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
3. Hérodiade: Venge-moi d'une suprême offense! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
4. Hérodiade: Calmez donc vos fureurs by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
5. Hérodiade: Vision fugitive by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kristin Clayton (Mezzo Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra,  San Francisco Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Maître, bois dans cette amophore..." 
6. Hérodiade: Astres étincelants by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kenneth Cox (Bass)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Dors, ô cité perverse!..." 
7. Hérodiade: Ah! Phanuel! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kenneth Cox (Bass), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
8. Hérodiade: Charmes des jours passées by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection continues through "C'en est fait!...." 
9. Hérodiade: Que m'oses-tu dire? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
10. Hérodiade: Marche sainte by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
11. Hérodiade: Ne pouvant réprimer les élans de la foi by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
12. Hérodiade: Act 4 - Ballet music by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
13. Hérodiade: Pourquoi me retirer...Laissez-vous émouvoir by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Hector Vásquez (Baritone), Kenneth Cox (Bass), Renée Fleming (Soprano),
Juan Pons (Baritone), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra,  San Francisco Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 

Sound Samples

Introduction
"Ah! Salomé! Dans ce palais" - "Il est doux, il est bon"
Introduction - "Elle a fui le palais"
"Calmez donc vos fureurs."
"Maître, bois dans cette amphore" - "Vision fugitive"
"Dors, ô cité perverse!"
"Ah! Phanuel!"
"Charme des jours passés"
"Que m'oses-tu dire?"
Marche sainte
"Ne pouvant réprimer"
Ballet. Les Gauloises - Finale
"Pourquoi me retirer cette faveur suprême"

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