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Opera In English - Great Operatic Arias Vol 2 / Montague


Release Date: 10/20/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3010   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsLéo DelibesGaetano DonizettiHector Berlioz,   ... 
Performer:  Diana MontagueBruce FordMary Plazas
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 1-14 September 1997 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Peter Newble (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 1-14 September 1997 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Peter Newble (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano), Bruce Ford (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Language: English 
2.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano), Mary Plazas (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Language: English 
3.
La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "Fia vero? lasciarti!" and occupies two tracks of the recording. 
4.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: D'amour, l'ardente flamme by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Language: English 
5.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Language: English 
6.
Mignon: C'est moi...Me voici dans son boudoir by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Language: English 
7.
La Périchole: Ah! quel dîner by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1874; Paris, France 
Language: English 
8.
La Périchole: O mon cher amant, je te jure by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1874; Paris, France 
Language: English 
9.
Mignon: Connais-tu le pays? by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Language: English 
10.
Faust: Faites lui mes aveux! Portez mes voeux! by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Language: English 
11.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Language: English 
12.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Printemps, qui commence by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Language: English 
13.
La Périchole: Tu n'es pas beau by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1874; Paris, France 
Language: English 
14.
Le Comte Ory: A la faveur de cette nuit obscure by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano), Mary Plazas (Soprano), Bruce Ford (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Italy 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Samson and Delilah, Act II: Duet: Softly awakes my heart (Mon coeur s'ouvre a ra voix)
Faust: Act III: Siebel's Flower Song: Summer flowers so fair (Faites lui mes aveux)
Lakme: Act I: Duet: Come, Mallika! See the vines all in flow'r (Veins, Mallika)
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Act II: Recitative and Aria: Tonight, seeking hither... - O love! From thy pow'r let me borrow! ... (Amour! Viens aider ma faiblesse)
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Act I: Aria: Fair spring is returning... (Printemps qui commence)
La favorite: Act III: Recitative: Can I believe it... - O my beloved ... (O mon Fernand)
La favorite: Aria and Cabaletta: I submit to heav'nly powers...
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 (sung in English): La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part IV: Romance: The fire of love inside (D'amour l'ardente flamme)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Act III: Aria: What is life to me without thee (Che faro senza Euridice?)
Le Comte Ory: Act II: Trio: Night lends her aid ... (A la flaveur)
Le Comte Ory: Act II: Trio: With love and tender yearning...
Mignon: Act II: Rondo-Gavotte: Here am I in her boudoir... (Me voici dans son boudoir)
La Perichole: Act I: Griserie: I've dined so well, I feel divine...
La Perichole: Act I: Letter Song: Oh my dearest, from my heart I swear it...
La Perichole: Act I: Aria: You don't't have looks, you don't have cash... (Couplet des aveux)
Mignon: Act I: Romance: Have you heard of the land... (Connais-tu le pays?)

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