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Anna Moffo - A Tribute

Moffo,Anna
Release Date: 05/30/2006 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4383  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus MozartCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Anna MoffoRichard TuckerNicolai GeddaGeorge London,   ... 
Conductor:  Donald VoorheesGiuseppe PatanéCarlo Felice Cillario
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour OrchestraRome Opera House OrchestraRome Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Anna Moffo (1932-2006) was one of the most beloved American sopranos of her time, acclaimed for a voice and style which combined beauty and glamour with compelling emotional expression. This DVD compilation includes her complete operatic performances on the Bell Telephone Hour plus excerpts from two of her operatic films, La Traviata and Lucia. She is joined in the Bell Telephone Hour selections by Richard Tucker, Nicolai Gedda, George London, and Sándor Kónya. 82 minutes, Color/B&W Anna Moffo (1932-2006) was one of the most beloved American sopranos of her time, acclaimed for a voice and style which combined beauty and glamour with compelling emotional expression. This DVD compilation includes her complete operatic performances on the Bell Telephone Hour plus excerpts from two of her operatic films, La Traviata and Lucia. She is joined in the Bell Telephone Hour selections by Richard Tucker, Nicolai Gedda, George London, and Sándor Kónya. 82 minutes, Color/B&W Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La Bohčme: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
2. La Bohčme: Si, mi chiamano Mimě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
3. La Bohčme: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
4. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
5. La traviata: Un dě, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
6. La traviata: E strano! E strano! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
7. La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
8. Don Giovanni, K 527: Lŕ ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Date of Recording: 1962 
9. La Bohčme: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
10. La Bohčme: Si, mi chiamano Mimě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
11. La Bohčme: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
12. Roméo et Juliette: Hélas! moi, le haďr by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Sándor Kónya (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1967 
13. La traviata: Madamigella Valéry?...Pura siccome un'angelo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
14. La traviata: Dite alla giovine by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gino Bechi (Baritone), Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
15. Lucia di Lammermoor: Oh fato orrendo...Giusto cielo! by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Felice Cillario
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
16. Lucia di Lammermoor: Ardon gl'incensi "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Felice Cillario
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 

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