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Alfredo Kraus- Opera Arias


Release Date: 09/17/2007 
Label:  Emi Studio Catalog #: 63104   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartVincenzo BelliniGaetano DonizettiGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Alfredo KrausAgostino FerrinMontserrat CaballéStefan Elenkov
Conductor:  Karl BöhmRiccardo MutiNicola RescignoBruno Campanella,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraAmbrosian Opera ChorusRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
I puritani: A te, o cara, amor talora by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Agostino Ferrin (Bass), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano),
Stefan Elenkov (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Fra poco a me ricovero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Tombe degl' avi miei..." 
4.
La fille du régiment: Ah, mes amis...Pour mon âme by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Campanella
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Chorus,  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Opèra, Paris 
Length: 7 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Ella mi fu rapita!" 
6.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Lunge da lei..." 
8.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This aria begins with the recitative "L'amour! L'amour!..." 
10.
La jolie fille de Perth: A la voix d'un amant fidèle by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French Radio New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Partout des cris..." 
11.
Werther: O nature, pleine de grâce by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This aria begins with the recitative "Alors, c'est bien ici..." 
12.
Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
13.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: French 
14.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This aria is begins with the recitative "Je suis seul..." 

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