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Everybody's Opera


Release Date: 09/12/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000707102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Georges BizetGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Performer:  Sherrill MilnesTatiana TroyanosJosé CarrerasKatia Ricciarelli,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard BonyngeSir Georg SoltiZubin MehtaGyörgy Fischer,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera OrchestraChicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
2.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Tatiana Troyanos (Soprano)
Written: 1873-1874 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
4.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
5.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
6.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
7.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
8.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
9.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
10.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
11.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
12.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
13.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
14.
Werther: O nature, pleine de grâce by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
15.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
16.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Jane Berbié (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
17.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mikael Melbye (Baritone)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
20.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
21.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ingvar Wixell (Baritone)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
22.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
23.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano), Barbara Hendricks (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
25.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Gino Quilico (Baritone), Gregory Cross (Tenor)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
26.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
27.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
28.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
29.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
30.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
31.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
32.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
33.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Régine Crespin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
34.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
35.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
36.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
37.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
38.
Die Fledermaus: Mein Herr Marquis by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
39.
Die Walküre: Ho-jo-to-ho! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Marie Collier (Soprano), Joan Edwards (Alto), Margreta Elkins (Mezzo Soprano),
Julia Malyon (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
40.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Soprano)
41.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Leo Nucci (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 

Sound Samples

Carmen / Act 2: Couplets: "Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre"
Carmen / Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Havanaise)
La Bohème / Act 1: "Che Gelida Manina"
La Bohème / Act 1: "O soave fanciulla"
La Bohème / Act 2: "Quando m'en vo"
Rigoletto / Act 3: "La donna è mobile"
Rigoletto / Act 1: Caro nome
Rigoletto / Act 1: "Questa o quella" (Ballata)
La traviata / Act 1: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" (Brindisi)
La traviata / Act 1: "Sempre libera"
Il Trovatore / Act 3: "Ah sì ben mio"
L'elisir d'amore / Act 2: "Una furtiva lagrima"
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro"
Werther / Act 1: Alors, c'est bien ici
Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 2: Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour
Lakmé / Act 1: Viens, Mallika, ... Dôme épais (Flower Duet)
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja"
Die Zauberflöte / Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen"
Nabucco / Act 3: Chorus: "Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate"
Turandot / Act 3: Nessun Dorma!
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 - Prague Version 1787 - Act 2: "Deh! vieni alla finestra"
Don Giovanni / Act 1: "Fin ch'han dal vino"
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Original version, Vienna 1786 - Act 3: "Che soave zeffiretto" - "Piegato è il foglio..."
Le nozze di Figaro / Act 2: "Voi che sapete"
Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1: No.5 Cavatina: "Una voce poco fa" - "Io sono docile"
Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1: No.2 Cavatina: "Largo al factotum"
Les pêcheurs de perles / Act 1: "Au fond du temple saint"
La Wally / Act 1: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
Pagliacci - Act 1: "Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba"
Norma / Act 1: Casta Diva
Fedora / Act 2: "Amor ti vieta"
Aida / Act 1: "Celeste Aida"
Il Trovatore / Act 2: "Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie" (Anvil Chorus)
Il Trovatore / Act 3: "Di quella pira"
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Un bel dì vedremo
La Rondine / Act 1: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Doretta's Dream Song)
Manon Lescaut / Act 1: Donna non vidi mai (Des Grieux)
Tosca / Act 2: "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
Tosca / Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
Die Fledermaus / Act 2: "Mein Herr Marquis"
Die Walküre / Act 3: Ride of the Valkyries

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