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The Spectacular Voice Of Marilyn Horne - Rossini


Release Date: 05/12/1998 
Label:  London/Decca Opera Gala Series Catalog #: 458219   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande OrchestraGeneva Opera ChorusRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A superb introduction both to Rossini and to one of his greatest interpreters, whose masterful technique is always at the service of the character and the meaning within the music. A superb introduction both to Rossini and to one of his greatest interpreters, whose masterful technique is always at the service of the character and the meaning within the music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Semiramide: Bel raggio lusinghier by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Geneva Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Language: Italian 
2.
L'italiana in Algeri: Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno! by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Language: Italian 
3.
Tancredi: Di tanti palpiti by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano...Non più mesta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Language: Italian 
5.
La donna del lago: Mura felici by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
6.
La donna del lago: Tanti affetti in tal momento by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
7.
L'assedio di Corinto: L'ora fatal...Giusto ciel! by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Language: Italian 
8.
L'assedio di Corinto: Non temer un basso affetto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Avanziam..." and concludes
after "Non temer..." with "I destini tradir...Signor, che tutto poi..." 

Sound Samples

Semiramide / Act 1: "Bel raggio lusinghier"
L'italiana in Algeri / Act 1: "Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno!"
Tancredi / Act 1: Di tanti palpiti
La Cenerentola / Act 2: "Nacqui all'affanno e al pianto" - "Non più mesta"
La donna del lago / Act 1: "Mura felici"
La donna del lago / Act 2: "Tanti affetti in tal momento"
Le siège de Corinthe / Act 3: L'ora fatal s'appressa...Giusto ciel
Le siège de Corinthe / Act 3: Avanziam...Non temer d'un basso affetto!; I destini tradir ogni speme...Signor, che tutto puoi; Sei tu, che stendi, o Dio

Customer Reviews

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 A Total Understatement October 27, 2012 By Vashek P. (New York, NY) See All My Reviews ""Spectacular" doesn't even begin to do justice to this incredible voice and technique! Anyone who enjoys hearing a beautiful voice combined with an amazing vocal technique MUST have this recording in his/her collection." Report Abuse
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