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Birgit Nilsson - Bell Telephone Hour 1961-1967

Nilsson / Wagner / Verdi / Handel / Voorhees
Release Date: 03/28/2006 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4364  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniRichard WagnerRobert StolzRudolf Sieczynski,   ... 
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Nilsson sings arias from Tannhäuser (“Dich, teure Halle” and “Allmächtge Jungfrau”), Götterdämmerung (“Grane, mein Ross”), Macbeth (“Vieni, t’affretta” and “Or tutti, sorgete”), La Forza del Destino (“Pace, pace, mio Dio”), Tosca (“Vissi d’arte”), Turandot (“In questa Reggia”), Messiah (“Come unto Him”), and Rossini’s Stabat Mater (“Inflammatus”). The Bell Telephone Orchestra is conducted by Donald Voorhees. 57 minutes, Color. Nilsson sings arias from Tannhäuser (“Dich, teure Halle” and “Allmächtge Jungfrau”), Götterdämmerung (“Grane, mein Ross”), Macbeth (“Vieni, t’affretta” and “Or tutti, sorgete”), La Forza del Destino (“Pace, pace, mio Dio”), Tosca (“Vissi d’arte”), Turandot (“In questa Reggia”), Messiah (“Come unto Him”), and Rossini’s Stabat Mater (“Inflammatus”). The Bell Telephone Orchestra is conducted by Donald Voorhees. 57 minutes, Color. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 4/11/1963 
2. Tannhäuser: Allmächt'ge Jungfrau "Elisabeth's Prayer" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 4/11/1963 
3. Im Prater blüh'n wieder die Bäume, Op. 247 by Robert Stolz
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 4/11/1963 
4. Wien, du Stadt meiner Träume by Rudolf Sieczynski
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 4/11/1963 
5. Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 3/31/1961 
6. Stabat mater: Inflammatus et accensus by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 3/31/1961 
7. Macbeth: Vieni, t'affretta...Or tutti sorgete by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 3/10/1964 
8. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1963 
9. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1963 
10. Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1963 
11. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1/1/1967 
12. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1/1/1967 

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