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The World's Greatest Arias / Domingo, Price, Heppner, Et Al


Release Date: 09/26/2000 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 145660   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGaetano DonizettiGeorges BizetWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Leontyne PriceMontserrat CaballéPlacido DomingoJussi Björling,   ... 
Conductor:  Erich LeinsdorfNello SantiRenato CelliniSir Colin Davis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraRCA Victor Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 45 Mins. 

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Includes aria(s) by various composers. Soloists: Placido Domingo, Leontyne Price, Jussi Björling, Ben Heppner. Includes aria(s) by various composers. Soloists: Placido Domingo, Leontyne Price, Jussi Björling, Ben Heppner. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: BY 1972 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: BY 1972 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: French 
5. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Julia Varády (Soprano), David Syrus (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection omits 'E Susanna non vien'. 
6. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ben Heppner (Tenor)
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Munich Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: BY 1972 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Luis Garcia-Navarro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orquesta Sinfonica De Sevilla
Written: 1873-1874 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: French 
9. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fernando Previtali
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: BY 1972 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: BY 1972 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: French 

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