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Angels - Christmas With The Great Sopranos / Bonney, Fleming, Te Kanawa, Price, Sutherland, Tebaldi, Et Al


Release Date: 10/14/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001207202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gabriel FauréAdolphe AdamFranz SchubertTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te KanawaLeontyne PriceRenée FlemingDame Joan Sutherland,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Barbara Bonney, Renée Fleming, Mirella Freni, Angela Gheorghiu, Sylvia McNair, Leontyne Price, Dame Joan Sutherland, Kiri Te Kanawa, Renata Tebaldi. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Barbara Bonney, Renée Fleming, Mirella Freni, Angela Gheorghiu, Sylvia McNair, Leontyne Price, Dame Joan Sutherland, Kiri Te Kanawa, Renata Tebaldi. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
2. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
3. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
4. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
5. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Written: England 
6. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
7. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
8. Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
9. Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Austria 
10. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sylvia McNair (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
11. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
12. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
13. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
14. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
15. Ave Maria [after the Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana] by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: Italy 
16. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
17. Alleluia in C major, K 553 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sylvia McNair (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

O Holy Night (Minuit chrétien)
Ave Maria, D839
Requiem, Op.48: Pie Jesu
Good King Wenceslas
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
Lullaby (Wiegenlied)
Otello / Act 4: Ave Maria, piena di grazia
Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339: Laudate Dominum
Messiah - Part 3: I know that my Redeemer liveth
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - Arr. Chris Hazell: Jesu bleibet meine Freude
Samson HWV 57 / Act 3: Let The Bright Seraphim
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Ave Maria (arr. from Intermezzo from "Cavalleria Rusticana"
Adeste Fideles (O come, all ye faithful)
Exsultate, jubilate, K.165: Alleluia

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