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Callas - La Divina


Release Date: 09/14/1993 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54702   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetAlfredo CatalaniVincenzo BelliniCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Maria CallasAlfredo KrausEbe Ticozzi
Conductor:  Georges PrêtreTullio SerafinFranco GhioneNicola Rescigno,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
2.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1960 
Venue:  La Scala, Milan 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
5.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1954 
Venue:  Watford Town Hall 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
6.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1955 
Venue:  La Scala, Milan 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
7.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1958 
Venue:  Live  Teatro Nacional de San Carlos, Lisbon 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
8.
Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le rêve "Waltz Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
9.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1954 
Venue:  Town Hall, Watford 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
10.
Don Giovanni, K 527: In quali eccessi...Mi tradì quell' alma ingrata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 12/1963 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
11.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o Mamma by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Ebe Ticozzi (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Basilica S. Euphemia, Milan 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
12.
La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Venue:  La Scala, Milan 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
13.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1954 
Venue:  Town Hall, Watford 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
14.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1954 
Venue:  Town Hall, Watford 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
15.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
Salle Wagram, Paris (12/1964 - 01/1965) 
16.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Date of Recording: 09/1954 
Venue:  Town Hall, Watford 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 

Sound Samples

Madama Butterfly (1987 Digital Remaster), Atto Secondo: Un bel di vedremo
Carmen (1987 Digital Remaster): L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)
La Wally (1986 Digital Remaster): Ebben? ne andrò lontana
Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, '(The) Barber of Seville' (1986 Digital Remaster)
Norma (1987 Digital Remaster): Casta diva
Samson et Dalila (1987 Digital Remaster): Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix.
Rigoletto (1986 Digital Remaster): Caro nome
La Traviata (1987 Digital Remaster): Sempre libera
Roméo et Juliette, 'Romeo and Juliet' (1987 Digital Remaster): Je veux vivre (Waltz)
La Bohème (1987 Digital Remaster), ATTO PRIMO/ACT 1/ERSTER AKT/PREMIER ACTE: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì (Mimì/Rodolfo)
Don Giovanni K527 (1987 Digital Remaster): Mi tradì quell' alma ingrata
Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster): Voi lo sapete, o mamma (Santuzza/Mamma Lucia)
La Gioconda (1987 Digital Remaster), Act 4: Suicidio!
Gianni Schicchi (1987 Digital Remaster): O mio babbino caro
Turandot (1987 Digital Remaster): In questa Reggia
Tosca (1987 Digital Remaster): Vissi d'arte

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