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Opera In English - Janet Baker Sings Scenes From Mary Stuart


Release Date: 01/22/2002 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3073   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dame Janet BakerRosalind PlowrightDavid RendallAlan Opie,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera OrchestraEnglish National Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chandos presents excerpts from 'Mary Stuart', which feature Dame Janet Baker's exceptional performance in the title role. Recorded in: 'Live' from the London Coliseum 1, 10, 14 & 22 April 1982 Producer(s) John Fraser Sound Engineer(s) Stuart Eltham Michael Sheady Chandos presents excerpts from 'Mary Stuart', which feature Dame Janet Baker's exceptional performance in the title role. Recorded in: 'Live' from the London Coliseum 1, 10, 14 & 22 April 1982 Producer(s) John Fraser Sound Engineer(s) Stuart Eltham Michael Sheady Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Maria Stuarda: Act II by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Rosalind Plowright (Soprano), David Rendall (Tenor),
Alan Opie (Baritone), Angela Bostock (Soprano), John Tomlinson (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Live  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 36 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Maria Stuarda: Final Scene by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alan Opie (Baritone), Angela Bostock (Soprano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano),
John Tomlinson (Bass), David Rendall (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Maria Stuarda: Act III, Scene 2 by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Alan Opie (Baritone), John Tomlinson (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Maria Stuarda: Deh! non piangete! by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "Io vi rivedo alfin..." 
5.
Maria Stuarda: Deh! Tu di un'umile preghiera il suono by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Angela Bostock (Soprano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Maria Stuarda: D'un cor che muore reca il perdono by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Angela Bostock (Soprano), Alan Opie (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "O colpo!..." 

Sound Samples

Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Why run so fast, my lady? (Hannah, Mary)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: You murmuring breezes ... ( Mary)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: What tumult! Those voices! (Mary, Hannah, Chorus)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: In the peace of my gloomy seclusion (Mary, Hannah, Ladies)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Ah! May this joy not deceive me (Mary, Leicester)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Long by the world forsaken (Mary, Leicester)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: All too well I surely know her! Ah! Though my spirit never falterd (Mary, Leicester)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: What place is this then? (Elizabeth, Leicester, Cecil, Talbot, Mary)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Report has not failed me (Elizabeth, Mary, Talbot, Hannah, Leicester, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Bid her welcome! (Leicester, Elizabeth, Talbot, Mary)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Dead to justice, throne and kingdom (Mary, Cecil, Elizabeth, Leicester, Talbot)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act II: Go, prepare yourself for sentence (Elizabeth, Cecil, Mary, Hannah, Leicester, Talbot, Chorus)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Elizabeth will continue to mock and insult me (Mary, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Oh faithful Talbot! (Mary, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Once all the radiant joys of youth (Mary, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: There still remains another charge (Mary, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: No, I never turned from my Saviour (Mary, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Go, leave this world of grief behind (Mary, Talbot)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: I see you all once more (Mary, Chorus)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Oh, deign to hear our prayer, merciful Saviour! (Mary, Chorus)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: The signal (All, Cecil, Mary)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Death hovers near me, so take my pardon (Mary, Hannah, Talbot, Cecil, Chorus)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Leicester approaches (Talbot, Mary, Leicester, Cecil)
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Though you once made a vow to protect me (Mary, Leicester, Talbot, Hannah, Cecil, Chorus)

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