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Kiri - Handel, Mozart, Puccini, Et Al / Kiri Te Kanawa


Release Date: 11/20/2001 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57231   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelWolfgang Amadeus MozartCharles GounodGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Crispian Steele-PerkinsDame Kiri Te KanawaJosé CarrerasJim Hughes
Conductor:  Barry RoseSir Georg SoltiJulius RudelMyung-Whun Chung,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraSt. Paul's Cathedral Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Barry Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Barry Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
5.
La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Attendo, attendo..." 
6.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilča
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Respiro appena..." 
9.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: French 
11.
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 1 - no 2, Baďlčro by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: French 
13.
West Side Story: Tonight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra,  New York Choral Artists
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Oh, Kay!: Someone to watch over me by George Gershwin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Roberta: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Follow the Fleet: Let's face the music and dance by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
High Society: True love by Cole Porter
Performer:  Jim Hughes (Harmonica), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New World Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Liverpool Oratorio: The world you're coming into by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
World in Union by Skarbek,
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is based on the central melody of "Jupiter" from "The Planets" by Gustav Holst. 

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