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Shirley Verrett In Opera


Release Date: 01/21/2008 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 61457   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Christoph W. GluckGaetano DonizettiHector BerliozCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Shirley VerrettRobert Amis El HageCarlo Bergonzi
Conductor:  Georges PrêtreThomas SchippersErich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera OrchestraRCA Italian Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Orfeo ed Euridice: Amour, viens rendre by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: French 
2. Anna Bolena: Sposa a Percy by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Robert Amis El Hage (Bass)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17: Premier transports by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: French 
5. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: D'amour, l'ardente flamme by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: French 
6. Sapho: Où suis-je? by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
7. Werther: Werther! Qui m'aurait dit...Des cris joyeux "Letter scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 7 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: French 
8. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 
9. La forza del destino: Rataplan, della gloria pel soldato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Lasciatelo ch'ei vada..." 
10. Un ballo in maschera: Re dell' abisso, affrettati by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1966 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Sapho: O ma lyre immortelle by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: French 
12. Anna Bolena: Ah! pensate che rivolti by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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