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Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks


Release Date: 06/03/2016 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002503602   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGeorges BizetGiuseppe VerdiUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiMarilyn HorneDame Joan SutherlandMirella Freni,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaHenry LewisRichard BonyngeHerbert von Karajan,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraJohn Alldis ChoirWandsworth School Boys' Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Decca, the opera company, presents a premium collection of the 100 most beautiful opera tracks on 6 CDs. Enjoy classic arias and overtures, performed by the greatest opera stars of all time. Artists include Pavarotti, Bartoli, Fischer-Dieskau, Tebaldi, Calleja, Sutherland, Bergonzi, Ghiaurov, Freni, Nilsson, del Monaco, Domingo, Horne, Te Kanawa, Solti, von Karajan, Terfel, Price, Caballe, Kaufmann, Gheorghiu and more. 6 CD cap box, booklet with photos and introductory notes (English/German). Decca, the opera company, presents a premium collection of the 100 most beautiful opera tracks on 6 CDs. Enjoy classic arias and overtures, performed by the greatest opera stars of all time. Artists include Pavarotti, Bartoli, Fischer-Dieskau, Tebaldi, Calleja, Sutherland, Bergonzi, Ghiaurov, Freni, Nilsson, del Monaco, Domingo, Horne, Te Kanawa, Solti, von Karajan, Terfel, Price, Caballe, Kaufmann, Gheorghiu and more. 6 CD cap box, booklet with photos and introductory notes (English/German). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir,  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
2.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Chorus
Written: 1873-1874 
3.
Il trovatore: Miserere d'un'alma by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
4.
La bohème: Sì, mi chiamano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
5.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
6.
Faust: Déposons les armes [Soldiers' Chorus] by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Alto), Margreta Elkins (Mezzo Soprano), Robert Massard (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
7.
Rigoletto: Gualtier Maldé!... Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
8.
Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
9.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Leo Nucci (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Communale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
11.
Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
12.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Chi mi frena in tal momento? by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Ryland Davies (Tenor), Huguette Tourangeau (Mezzo Soprano),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
13.
Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
14.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: At every age sweet love is master by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
15.
Faust: Alerte! Alerte!...Sauvée! by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
16.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
17.
Nabucco: Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves) by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung,  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
18.
Rodelinda, HWV 19: Dove sei, amato bene? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Cantata Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; London, England 
19.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
20.
Lakmé: Où va la jeune Hindoue? by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
21.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
22.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Regina coeli laetare by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Julia Varády (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
23.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
24.
Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich "Pilgrims' Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Victor Braun (Baritone), Helga Dernesch (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
25.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
26.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
27.
La Favorita: Spirto gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Written: 1843 
28.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
29.
Tosca: Rocondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor), Alfredo Mariotti (Bass)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
30.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Huguette Tourangeau (Mezzo Soprano),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
31.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
32.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Jane Berbié (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
33.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non più andrai farfallone amoroso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
34.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Michele Pertusi (Bass), David Syrus (Harpsichord), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano),
Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
35.
Faust: O Dieu! que de bijoux! by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Written: 1859 
36.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
37.
La Wally: Ebben! Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
38.
Luisa Miller: Oh! Fede negar potessi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
39.
Pagliacci, opera: Bell Chorus: I zampognari!... Don, din, don by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Colosseum Boys' Chorus,  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
40.
Werther: Pourqoui me reveiller by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: France 
41.
I puritani: Son vergin vezzosa "Polacca" by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Aleksandra Kurzak (Soprano)
Conductor:  Omer Meir Wellber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
42.
Pagliacci, opera: Prologue: Si può? Si può? by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Ingvar Wixell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
43.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
44.
La traviata: Un dì, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
45.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Bartoletti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1876 
46.
Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Piero de Palma (Tenor), Giuseppe Taddei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
47.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
48.
Tannhäuser: Wie Todesahnung by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone)
Conductor:  Argeo Quadri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Written: 1845 
49.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che puro ciel! by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
50.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
51.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
52.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
53.
Carmen: La fleur by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
54.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
55.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
56.
Faust: Vous qui faites l'endormie "Serenade" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
57.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
58.
Turandot: Signor ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926 
59.
Adriana Lecouvreur: La dolcissima effigie by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Capuana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
60.
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Barcarolle) by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Huguette Tourangeau (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Pro Arte Chorus,  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Suisse Romande Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
61.
Un ballo in maschera: Morrò, ma prima in grazia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Margaret Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
62.
Carmen: Toréadors by Georges Bizet
Performer:  José van Dam (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
63.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
64.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa... Io sono docile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
65.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
66.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
67.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Michel Sénéchal (Tenor),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Gianni Maffeo (Baritone), Mirella Freni (Soprano),
Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
68.
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 
69.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
70.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
71.
Il trovatore: Stride la vampa! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Knapp (Bass)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
72.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
73.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Haydn Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
74.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
75.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
76.
L'Africaine: Mi batte il cor... O paradiso by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864 
77.
La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Elena Suliotis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Silvio Varviso
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra di Roma
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
78.
La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ettore Bastianini (Baritone), Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
79.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
80.
Die Walküre: Loge, hör! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Hans Hotter (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
81.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
82.
Aida: Se quel guerrier io fossi ...Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871 
83.
La traviata: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853 
84.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853 
85.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
86.
La Rondine: Chi il bel sogno by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
87.
La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
88.
La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
89.
Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Felicia Weathers (Soprano)
Conductor:  Argeo Quadri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
90.
Il trovatore: Squilli, echeggi "Soldier's Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
91.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
92.
I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Chiara (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
93.
Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
94.
Andrea Chénier: Colpito qui m'avete by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1896 
95.
Otello: Fuoco di gioia by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
96.
L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
97.
Aida: Qui Radamés verrà! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anita Cerquetti (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
98.
La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
99.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o Mamma by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
100.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 

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