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Phoenixa Series- Italian Opera Highlights / Barbirolli


Release Date: 09/24/2007 
Label:  Emi Studio Catalog #: 64195   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniPietro Mascagni
Performer:  Richard LewisLenora LafayetteRenata ScottoCarlo Bergonzi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
2.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Tenor), Lenora Lafayette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3.
Tosca: Ah! Franchigia a Floria Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Tenor), Lenora Lafayette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Language: Italian 
4.
Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
5.
Manon Lescaut: Tu, tu, amore, tu? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Tenor), Lenora Lafayette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
6.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
7.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Tenor), Lenora Lafayette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Lenora Lafayette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
9.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Tenor), Lenora Lafayette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
10.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
11.
La traviata: Act 3 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Viene la sera...Bimba dagli occhi pieni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Lenora Lafayette (Soprano),
Richard Lewis (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Bimba, bimba non piangere..." 

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