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The One And Only - Opera Arias / Maria Callas


Release Date: 08/28/2007 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 96341   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniAlfredo CatalaniFrancesco CilèaUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  Maria CallasCarlo FortiRenato ErcolaniWilliam Dickie,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio SerafinVictor De SabataHerbert von KarajanFranco Ghione,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files. This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
4.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7.
Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
8.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Victor De Sabata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
10.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
11.
Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
12.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
13.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Carlo Forti (Bass), Renato Ercolani (Tenor),
William Dickie (Baritone)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
14.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Live 
15.
Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
16.
I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
17.
La sonnambula: Come per me sereno...Sovra il sen by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
18.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Quando rapito in estasi by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
19.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alceo Galliera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
21.
Ernani: Surta è la notte by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
22.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris,  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 7 Minutes 9 Secs. 
23.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1961 
24.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Theater Opera Orchestra of Paris
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
25.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Theater Opera Orchestra of Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
26.
Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient "Gypsy Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Nadine Sautereau (Soprano), Jane Berbié (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Theater Opera Orchestra of Paris,  René Duclos Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
27.
Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le rêve "Waltz Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
28.
Werther: Werther! Qui m'aurait dit...Des cris joyeux "Letter scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris,  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
29.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Printemps, qui commence by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
30.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
31.
Manon: Je ne suis que faiblesse...Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1963 
32.
Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
33.
Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris,  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
34.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
35.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 2 Secs. 
36.
Ernani: Ernani, involami by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
37.
Manon: Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
38.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Gianni Schicchi (1997 Digital Remaster): O mio babbino caro
La Bohème (1997 Digital Remaster): Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
La Bohème (1997 Digital Remaster): Donde lieta uscì (Mimì's Farewell)
La Wally (1997 Digital Remaster): Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana
Adriana Lecouvreur (1997 Digital Remaster): Ecco: respiro appena...Io son l'umile ancella
Adriana Lecouvreur (1997 Digital Remaster): Poveri fiori
Andrea Chenier (1997 Digital Remaster): La mamma morta
Tosca (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
Madama Butterfly (1997 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDO: Un bel di vedremo
Turandot (1997 Digital Remaster): Signore, ascolta!
Turandot (1997 Digital Remaster): Tu, che di gel sei cinta
Turandot (1997 Digital Remaster): In questa Reggia
Rigoletto (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1, Scene 2: Gualtier Maldè ...Caro nome (Gilda/Borsa/Ceprano/Marullo)
La Traviata (1997 Digital Remaster): Ah, fors'è lui
Il Trovatore (1987 Digital Remaster), ACT 4 Scene 1: D'amor sull'ali rosee (Leonora)
I vespri Siciliani, '(The) Sicilian Vespers' (1997 Digital Remaster): Mercè, dilette amiche (Bolero)
La Sonnambula (1997 Digital Remaster): Compagne, temiri amici ....Come per me sereno
Regnava nel silenzio...Quando rapito in estasi (Act I) from Lucia di Lammermoor (1997 Digital Remaster)
Norma (1997 Digital Remaster): Casta Diva
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (1997 Digital Remaster): Una voce poco fa
Ernani (1997 Digital Remaster): Surta è la notte .... Ernani! Ernani, involami
Aida (1997 Digital Remaster): Ritorna vincitor (Atto I)
Orphée et Eurydice (1997 Digital Remaster): J'ai perdu mon Eurydice
Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)
Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Séguidille: Près des ramparts de Séville
Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 2: Chanson bohème: les tringles des sistres tintaient
Roméo et Juliette, 'Romeo and Juliet' (1997 Digital Remaster): Je veux vivre (Waltz)
Werther (1997 Digital Remaster): Werther! Qui m'aurait dit la place... Des cris joyeux (Air des lettres)
Samson et Dalila (1997 Digital Remaster): Printemps qui commence
Samson et Dalila (1997 Digital Remaster): Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix.
Manon (1997 Digital Remaster): Je ne suis que faiblesse....Adieu, notre petite table
Louise (1997 Digital Remaster): Depuis le jour où je me suis donnée
Faust (1997 Digital Remaster): Un bouquet!...Ah! je ris (Jewel song)

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