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Classical Love Songs / Domingo, Pavarotti, Netrebko, Et Al

Release Date: 01/13/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001247302   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGeorges BizetGiuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoMarilyn HorneRolando VillazónAnna Netrebko,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanJames LevineDaniele CallegariClaudio Abbado,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraMetropolitan OrchestraVerdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniele Callegari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Plaisir d'amour by Johann Paul A. Martini
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Thomas Quasthoff (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
West Side Story: One hand, one heart by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Luisa Miller: Oh! Fede negar potessi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniele Callegari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Claudia Eder (Mezzo Soprano), Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Turandot / Act 3: "Nessun dorma"
Carmen / Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Havanaise)
Rigoletto / Act 1: Questa o quella
La traviata / Act 1: "E strano!" - "Ah, fors'è lui" - "Sempre libera"
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Original version, Vienna 1786 / Act 2: "Voi che sapete"
Plaisir d'amour
Samson et Dalila / Act 2: "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix"
L'elisir d'amore / Act 2: "Una furtiva lagrima"
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 / Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano"
Carmen / Act 2: "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"
West Side Story: One Hand, One Heart
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (Tamino)
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Un bel dì vedremo
Luisa Miller / Act 2: Oh! fede negar potessi - Quando le sere
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 / Act 4: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh, vieni, non tardar...
Das Land des Lächelns / Act 2: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz! (You Are My Heart's Delight)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 4: "Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour"

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