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Opera Overtures / Schippers, Ormandy, De Almeida


Release Date: 07/01/1997 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 63053   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiBedrich SmetanaJaromir WeinbergerErmanno Wolf-Ferrari,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas SchippersEugene OrmandyAntonio de AlmeidaZubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
2.
Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Overture by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1866 
Date of Recording: 12/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
3.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
4.
La traviata: Act 3 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/14/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
5.
Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka by Jaromir Weinberger
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 01/17/1962 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
6.
I gioielli della Madonna: Act 3 Intermezzo by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1911 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1968 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
7.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1967 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
8.
Mignon: Overture by Ambroise Thomas
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Venue:  All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 
9.
Donna Diana: Overture by E. Nikolaus von Reznicek
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889-1908; Prague 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1988 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
10.
Mignon: Me voici dans son boudoir "Gavotte" by Ambroise Thomas
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 05/08/1968 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
11.
Der Freischütz, J 277: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
12.
Euryanthe, J 291/Op. 81: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822-1823; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1961 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
13.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/24/1965 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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