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Evelyn Lear - An 80th Birthday Tribute


Release Date: 03/28/2006 
Label:  Vai Audio   Catalog #: 1245   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Otto NicolaiGeorge Frideric HandelWolfgang Amadeus MozartGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Evelyn LearThomas StewartMartin KatzRudolf Jansen,   ... 
Conductor:  Matthias KuntschLorin MaazelIstvan SzimandiCarlos Kleiber,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraHessian Radio Orchestra Frankfurt,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 2 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Nun eilt herbei! by Otto Nicolai
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Matthias Kuntsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
2.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Se pietà di me non senti by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Matthias Kuntsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
3.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Live  Salzburg Festival, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
4.
Otello: Piangea cantando...Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Istvan Szimandi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Live  Budapest Opera Festival, Budapest, Hunga 
Length: 12 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the words, "Mia madre aveva."
This selection is a stereo recording. 
5.
Der fliegende Holländer: Wie aus der Ferne by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Thomas Stewart (Baritone)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  La Scala Opera House, Milan, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
6.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Da geht er hin, der aufgeblasene by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  La Scala Opera House, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
7.
Arabella, Op. 79: Sie woll'n mich heiraten...So wie Sie sind by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
Composition written: Germany (1929 - 1932). 
8.
Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Winfried Zillig
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 1960s 
Length: 17 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
9.
Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos: Aria "Cantilena" by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Winfried Zillig
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1960s 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Portuguese 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
10.
Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos: Dansa by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Winfried Zillig
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1960s 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Portuguese 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
Composition written: Brazil (1938 - 1945). 
11.
Serestas (14) for Voice and Piano, W 216: no 8, Cançao do carreiro by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Winfried Zillig
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1943; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1960s 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Portuguese 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
12.
Les nuits d'été, Op. 7: no 1, Villanelle by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Dean Dixon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hessian Radio Orchestra Frankfurt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; France 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
13.
Les nuits d'été, Op. 7: no 2, Le spectre de la rose by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Dean Dixon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hessian Radio Orchestra Frankfurt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; France 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
14.
Des Knaben Wunderhorn: no 5, Das irdische Leben by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Kraus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1893; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
15.
Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 3, Beim Schlafengehen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
16.
Fischerweise, D 881 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Martin Katz (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
17.
Nacht und Träume, D 827 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Martin Katz (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
18.
Chansons grises (7): no 5, L'heure exquise by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  Martin Katz (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1893; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
19.
Chanson d'amour, Op. 27 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
20.
Mélodies (5), Op. 58 "de Venise": no 1, Mandoline by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
21.
Prison, Op. 83 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Martin Katz (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
22.
Songs (6), Op. 38: no 3, Amid the din of the ball by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
23.
Songs (6), Op. 6: no 2, Not a word, O my friend by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
24.
Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Rudolf Jansen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
25.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1964 - 1965 
26.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 3, Die Nacht by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1964 - 1965 
27.
Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1887; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1964 - 1965 
28.
Pastorale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano), Thomas Stewart (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 
Date of Recording: 1960s 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with the words, "Ici les tendres oiseaux."
This selection is a mono recording. 
29.
He's gone away by Traditional
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Clifford Shaw.
This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
30.
Old American Songs, Set 1: I bought me a cat by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Martin Katz (Piano), Evelyn Lear (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 
31.
Der Vogelhändler: Schenkt man sich Rosen in Tirol by Carl Zeller
Performer:  Evelyn Lear (Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
1975 - 1977 

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