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Ponto 50

Ponto 50: Excerpts From / Various
Release Date: 02/27/2007 
Label:  Ponto Recordings   Catalog #: 1050   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelChristoph W. GluckWolfgang Amadeus MozartVincenzo Bellini,   ... 
Performer:  Beverly SillsGré BrouwenstijnGundula JanowitzThomas Moser,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert ShawAlberto EredeSir Charles MackerrasVittorio Gui,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Length: 5 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

HANDEL; GLUCK; MOZART; BELLINI; ROSSINI; DONIZETTI; STRAUSS; BERLIOZ; WAGNER; VERDI; JANACEK; ETC.: Includes Beverly Sills; Giulietta Simionato; Gundula Janowitz; Gre Brouwenstijn; Frank Sinatra; Mara Zampieri; Ghena Dimitrova; Maria Dragoni; Aprille Millo; Chris Merritt; Galina Vishnevskaya; Norman Bailey; Ranata Scotto; Louis Quilico; Julia Varady; Veriano PONTO 50. HANDEL; GLUCK; MOZART; BELLINI; ROSSINI; DONIZETTI; STRAUSS; BERLIOZ; WAGNER; VERDI; JANACEK; ETC.: Includes Beverly Sills; Giulietta Simionato; Gundula Janowitz; Gre Brouwenstijn; Frank Sinatra; Mara Zampieri; Ghena Dimitrova; Maria Dragoni; Aprille Millo; Chris Merritt; Galina Vishnevskaya; Norman Bailey; Ranata Scotto; Louis Quilico; Julia Varady; Veriano PONTO 50. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Semele, HWV 58: Endless pleasure, endless love by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Beverly Sills (Voice)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/28/1967 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Iphigénie en Tauride: O lasst mich Tiefgebeugte weine by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Gré Brouwenstijn (Voice)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/20/1964 
Venue:  Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, The Netherla 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3.
Iphigénie en Tauride: Princesse, pardonnez by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Gundula Janowitz (Voice), Thomas Moser (Voice), Peter Koves (Voice),
Walter Zeh (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/15/1987 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4.
Iphigénie en Tauride: Par un pčre cruel by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Gundula Janowitz (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/15/1987 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5.
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Act 2. Scene 3. Recitativo. E desso... A by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alda Noni (Voice), Giulietta Simionato (Voice)
Conductor:  Vittorio Gui
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/03/1956 
Venue:  Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Lŕ ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Frank Sinatra (Voice), Kathryn Grayson (Voice)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7.
Norma: Mi chiami, o Norma! by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ghena Dimitrova (Voice), Maria Dragoni (Voice)
Conductor:  Zoltán Peskó
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1987 
Venue:  Teatro San Carlos 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8.
Norma: Deh! con te li prendi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Dragoni (Voice), Ghena Dimitrova (Voice)
Conductor:  Zoltán Peskó
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1987 
Venue:  Teatro San Carlos 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9.
Norma: Mira, o Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ghena Dimitrova (Voice), Maria Dragoni (Voice)
Conductor:  Zoltán Peskó
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1987 
Venue:  Teatro San Carlos 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
10.
Norma: Cedi! Deh cedi!...Sě fino all'ore estreme by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ghena Dimitrova (Voice), Maria Dragoni (Voice)
Conductor:  Zoltán Peskó
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1987 
Venue:  Teatro San Carlos 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11.
Roberto Devereux: E Sara in questi orribili momenti by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mara Zampieri (Voice)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/1986 
Venue:  Lisbon, Portugal 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
12.
Roberto Devereux: Vivi, ingrato by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mara Zampieri (Voice)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1986 
Venue:  Lisbon, Portugal 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Roberto Devereux: Che m'apporti by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mara Zampieri (Voice), Antonio Silva (Voice), Manuela Castani (Voice),
Fernando Teixeira (Voice)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1986 
Venue:  Lisbon, Portugal 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
14.
Roberto Devereux: Quel sangue by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mara Zampieri (Voice)
Conductor:  Franco Ferraris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1986 
Venue:  Lisbon, Portugal 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
15.
Guillaume Tell: Se il mio giunger t'oltraggia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Voice), Chris Merritt (Voice)
Conductor:  Eve Queler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/10/1984 
Venue:  Lehman Center, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
16.
Guillaume Tell: Tutto apprendi, o sventurato by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Voice), Chris Merritt (Voice)
Conductor:  Eve Queler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/10/1984 
Venue:  Lehman Center, NY 
Length: 9 Minutes 57 Secs. 
17.
Macbeth: Regna il sonno su tutti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Voice), Norman Bailey (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847 
Date of Recording: 09/14/1976 
Venue:  Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
18.
Macbeth: Fatal mia donna by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Norman Bailey (Voice), Galina Vishnevskaya (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/14/1976 
Venue:  Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
19.
Macbeth: Allor questa voce m'intesi nel petto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Norman Bailey (Voice), Galina Vishnevskaya (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847 
Date of Recording: 09/14/1976 
Venue:  Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
20.
Macbeth: Il pugnal lŕ riportate by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Norman Bailey (Voice), Galina Vishnevskaya (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/14/1976 
Venue:  Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
21.
Il trovatore: Mira, di acerbe lagrime by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Louis Quilico (Voice), Renata Scotto (Voice)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/26/1975 
Venue:  War Memorial House, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
22.
Il trovatore: Vivrŕ! Contende il giubilo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Voice), Louis Quilico (Voice)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/26/1975 
Venue:  War Memorial House, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
23.
La forza del destino: Temea restasse qui fino a domani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Julia Varády (Voice)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1986 
Venue:  München 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
24.
La forza del destino: Me pellegrina ed orfana by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Julia Varády (Voice)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1986 
Venue:  München 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
25.
La forza del destino: Ah! per sempre, o mio bell' angiol by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Julia Varády (Voice), Veriano Luchetti (Voice)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1986 
Venue:  München 
Length: 7 Minutes 39 Secs. 
26.
La forza del destino: Vil seduttor!...infame figlia! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Voice), Veriano Luchetti (Voice), Julia Varády (Voice)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1986 
Venue:  München 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
27.
Otello: Dio ti giocondi, o sposo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angelo Marenzi (Voice), Dame Joan Sutherland (Voice)
Conductor:  Carlo Felice Cillario
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/31/1981 
Venue:  Concert Hall of Sydney Opera House, Sydn 
Length: 10 Minutes 7 Secs. 
28.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Phoebus stolz im sonnenwagen by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Anja Silja (Voice)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 10/16/1966 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
29.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: O Dieu! de quelle ivresse by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Anja Silja (Voice), Waldemar Kmentt (Voice)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 10/16/1966 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
30.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Zu hören...Leise tönt meiner Stimme Klang by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Grace Hoffmann (Voice), Otto Wiener (Voice), Anja Silja (Voice)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 10/16/1966 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
31.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Le clavecin est encor vibrant de sa main by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Christine Weidinger (Voice), Judith Forst [Mezzo Soprano Vocals] (Voice), Alain Vanzo (Voice)
Conductor:  Maximiano Valdes
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1985 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
32.
Les troyens: Les Grecs ont disparu! by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Hilde Rössl-Majdan (Voice)
Conductor:  Hans Müller-Kray
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858 
Date of Recording: 12/12/1961 
Venue:  Stuttgart, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 
33.
Les troyens: Nutzlos ist meine Pein...Ah! Wenn der Augenblick by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Josef Traxel (Voice)
Conductor:  Hans Müller-Kray
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858 
Date of Recording: 12/12/1961 
Venue:  Stuttgart, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
34.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Tatiana's letter scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Margaret Price (Voice)
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Length: 13 Minutes 9 Secs. 
35.
Tristan und Isolde: Weh, ach wehe! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Voice), Brigitte Fassbaender (Voice)
Conductor:  Peter Schneider
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1989 
Venue:  Madrid, Spain 
Length: 17 Minutes 13 Secs. 
36.
Salome, Op. 54: Wo ist er, dessen Sündenbecher jetzt voll ist? by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Tito Gobbi (Voice), Angelo Mercuriali (Voice), Lily Djanel (Voice)
Conductor:  Nino Sanzogno
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1952 
Venue:  Turin, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
37.
Salome, opera, Op. 54 (TrV 215): Jochanaan! Ich bin verliebt in deinen Leib, Jochanaan! by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Angelo Mercuriali (Voice), Lily Djanel (Voice), Tito Gobbi (Voice)
Conductor:  Nino Sanzogno
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1952 
Venue:  Turin, Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 22 Secs. 
38.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Di rigori armato il seno by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Alain Vanzo (Voice), Hans Sotin (Voice), Michel Sénéchal (Voice),
Jane Berbié (Voice), Christa Ludwig (Voice)
Conductor:  Horst Stein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/31/1976 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 6 Secs. 
39.
Capriccio, Op. 85: Verraten hab' ich meine Gefühle by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Donald Grobe (Voice), Claire Watson (Voice)
Conductor:  Ferdinand Leitner
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1940-1941 
Date of Recording: 07/17/1970 
Venue:  München 
Length: 11 Minutes 12 Secs. 
40.
Manon Lescaut: Tutta su me ti posa by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Voice), Giorgio Merighi (Voice)
Conductor:  Reynald Giovaninetti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1974 
Venue:  San Francisco, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
41.
Manon Lescaut, opera: Act 4. Manon, senti, amor mio... Vedi, son io che piango by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giorgio Merighi (Voice)
Conductor:  Reynald Giovaninetti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1974 
Venue:  San Francisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
42.
Manon Lescaut: Sei tu che piangi! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Voice), Giorgio Merighi (Voice)
Conductor:  Reynald Giovaninetti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1974 
Venue:  San Francisco, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
43.
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Voice)
Conductor:  Reynald Giovaninetti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1974 
Venue:  San Francisco, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
44.
Manon Lescaut: Fra le tue braccia, amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Voice), Giorgio Merighi (Voice)
Conductor:  Reynald Giovaninetti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1974 
Venue:  San Francisco, CA 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
45.
Iris: Oh, come al tuo sottile by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Allan Glassman (Voice), Adriana Maliponte (Voice)
Conductor:  Alfredo Silipigni
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1988 
Venue:  New Jersey 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
46.
Iris: Un dě era piccina by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Adriana Maliponte (Voice)
Conductor:  Alfredo Silipigni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898/1899; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1988 
Venue:  New Jersey 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
47.
Andrea Chénier: Ecco l'altare by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Voice), Ilva Ligabue (Voice), Piero de Palma (Voice)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1973 
Venue:  Dallas Civic Opera, Dallas, TX 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
48.
Andrea Chénier: Eravate possente by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Ilva Ligabue (Voice)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1973 
Venue:  Dallas Civic Opera, Dallas, TX 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
49.
Andrea Chénier: Ora soave by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Voice), Ilva Ligabue (Voice)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1973 
Venue:  Dallas Civic Opera, Dallas, TX 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
50.
The Medium: Don't stand there like a fool! by Gian Carlo Menotti
Performer:  Régine Crespin (Voice), Maria Altamura (Voice)
Conductor:  Mario Perusso
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1945; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Length: 8 Minutes 43 Secs. 
51.
The Medium: Who's there? Answer me! by Gian Carlo Menotti
Performer:  Régine Crespin (Voice), Maria Altamura (Voice)
Conductor:  Mario Perusso
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
52.
Der Besuch der alten Dame: Entrance of Claire by Gottfried von Einem
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Voice), Angelo Casertano (Voice), Mario Ferrara (Voice),
Mario Guggia (Voice), Renato Cesari (Voice), Pier Miranda Ferraro (Voice),
Rosetta Arena (Voice), Franca Tajuti (Voice)
Conductor:  Ettore Gracis
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1977 
Venue:  Teatro San Carlo, Naples, Italy 
Length: 13 Minutes 51 Secs. 
53.
Ariane et Barbe-bleue: O mes clairs diamants! by Paul Dukas
Performer:  Annie Delorie (Voice), Marijke van der Lugt (Voice)
Conductor:  Albert Wolff
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1907; France 
Date of Recording: 02/03/1961 
Venue:  Hilversum, The Netherlands 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
54.
Jenufa: Weggebracht... Ga ook maar! (Act 3 finale) by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Gré Brouwenstijn (Voice), Frans Vroons (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Pellay
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1894-1903; Czechoslovakia 
Date of Recording: 06/15/1951 
Venue:  Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, The Netherla 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
55.
Il Trovatore, opera: Udiste? Come albeggi, la scure al figlio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Voice), Louis Quilico (Voice)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/26/1975 
Venue:  War Memorial House, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
56.
La forza del destino, opera: M'aiuti, signorina, piů presto andrem by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Julia Varády (Voice)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1986 
Venue:  München 
Length: 0 Minutes 25 Secs. 

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