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Pavarotti's Opera Made Easy - My Favorite Opera For Children


Release Date: 08/23/1994 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 443817   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetCharles GounodGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Thomas AllenPierre ThauPlacido DomingoJosé Van Dam,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg SoltiRichard BonyngeHerbert von KarajanSilvio Varviso
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraHaberdashers' Aske's School Boys ChoirJohn Alldis Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Avec la garde montante "Children's Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone), Pierre Thau (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Haberdashers' Aske's School Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
2.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  José Van Dam (Bass Baritone), Jane Berbié (Mezzo Soprano), Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano),
Norma Burrowes (Soprano), Pierre Thau (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Vivat! Vivat le torero..."
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3.
Carmen: Les voici! Les voici! by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Haberdashers' Aske's School Boys Choir,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4.
Faust: Gloire immortelle [Soldiers' Chorus] by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Robert Massard (Baritone), Monica Sinclair (Mezzo Soprano), Margreta Elkins (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1974 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Claudia Hellmann (Mezzo Soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Marilyn Tyler (Soprano),
Berit Lindholm (Soprano), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Vera Little (Alto),
Helen Watts (Alto), Vera Schlosser (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
8.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Jacques Charon (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Pro Arte Chorus,  Suisse Romande Radio Chorus,  Suisse Romande Orchestra  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: French 
9.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Rome Opera House 
Length: 7 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection includes the "Triumphal March." 
10.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1969 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
11.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Papagena! Papagena! by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Renate Holm (Soprano), Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1969 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Silvio Varviso
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Hänsel und Gretel: Brüderchen, komm, tanz' mit mir by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: German 
14.
Hänsel und Gretel: Der kleine Sandmann bin ich by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano), Norma Burrowes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: German 
15.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: German 
16.
Hänsel und Gretel: Ein Männlein steht im Walde by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: German 
17.
Hänsel und Gretel: Rallalala, rallalala by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Julia Hamari (Mezzo Soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano),
Walter Berry (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 

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