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Opera - The Greatest Moments Ever


Release Date: 09/26/2006 
Label:  Petrol   Catalog #: 72925   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGeorges BizetChristoph W. Gluck,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Joan SutherlandLuciano PavarottiIsobel BuchananJohn Pringle,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard BonyngeGeoffrey ArnoldMarco GuidariniWlodzimierz Kamirski,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney OrchestraQueensland Symphony OrchestraAustralian Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isobel Buchanan (Soprano), John Pringle (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Arnold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  David Hobson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marco Guidarini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Glenys Fowles (Soprano), Heather Begg (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: French 
6.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Isobel Buchanan (Soprano), John Pringle (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La sonnambula: Prendi, l'anell' ti dono by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz Kamirski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Australis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Amanda Thane (Soprano), David Brennan (Baritone), Fiona James (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Shu-Cheen Yu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Australis
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Marilyn Richardson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
14.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz Kamirski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Thaïs: Te souvient-il du lumineux voyage by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Peter Coleman-Wright (Baritone), Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
Conductor:  Martin André
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "C'est toi, mon père..." 
16.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 

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