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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 

Sound Samples

La forza del destino Overture
The Bartered Bride Overture
Prelude to Act I of La Traviata
Prelude to Act III of La Traviata
Der Freischütz Overture
Euryanthe, Op. 81, Overture
Polka
Fugue
Intermezzo to Act III of Jewels of the Madonna
Prayer from Hänsel und Gretel
Intermezzo from Cavelleria Rusticana
Mignon Overture
Gavotte from Mignon
Donna Dianna Overture

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