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Classics / Jessye Norman


Release Date: 04/14/1992 
Label:  Philips Insignia Series Catalog #: 434161   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiFrancis PoulencWolfgang Amadeus MozartGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Jessye NormanDalton BaldwinGeoffrey ParsonsJohn T. Williams,   ... 
Conductor:  Lamberto GardelliSir Colin DavisSeiji OzawaKurt Masur,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraORTF National Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Il corsaro: Non so le tetre immagini by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Egli non riede ancora!..."
This selection is an ADD recording. 
2.
Léocadia: Les chemins de l'amour by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Dalton Baldwin (Piano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
4.
Carmen: Non, tu ne m'aimes pas by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Language: French 
5.
Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60: Es gibt ein Reich by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911/1916; Germany 
6.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
7.
Auf dem See, D 543 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Les nuits d'été, Op. 7: no 6, L'île inconnue by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; France 
9.
Songs (4), Op. 43: no 1, Von ewiger Liebe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Austria 
10.
Kindertotenlieder: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1904; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 1, Frühling by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
12.
Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer:  John T. Williams (Piano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
13.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile: Sanctus by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 

Sound Samples

Il Corsaro / Act 1: "Egli non riede ancora!" - "Non so le tetre immagini"
Les chemins de l'amour
Le nozze di Figaro / Act 3: "E Susanna non vien!...Dove sono"
Carmen / Act 2: "Non, tu ne m'aimes pas!"
Ariadne auf Naxos: "Es gibt ein Reich"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth"
Auf dem See, D. 543
Les nuits d'été, Op.7: 6. L'île inconnue
Vier Gesänge op.43: 1. Von ewiger Liebe
Kindertotenlieder: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen
Vier letzte Lieder: 1. Frühling
Love Is Here To Stay
Ave Maria
Messe solennelle de Ste. Cécile: Sanctus

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