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My World / Angela Gheorghiu


Release Date: 04/07/1998 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 458360   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Manuel de FallaXavier MontsalvatgeErik SatieLéo Delibes,   ... 
Performer:  Angela GheorghiuMalcolm Martineau
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'My World' is a...United Nations of song. Korea, Japan, Brazil, Greeze and Romania are all represented, together with a touching, ancient Sephardic lullaby, and most bizarrely, 'Be My Love'....[Gheorghiu's] voice has radiance and depth and striking tonal beauty...

-- BBC Music Magazine [6/1998]
'My World' is a...United Nations of song. Korea, Japan, Brazil, Greeze and Romania are all represented, together with a touching, ancient Sephardic lullaby, and most bizarrely, 'Be My Love'....[Gheorghiu's] voice has radiance and depth and striking tonal beauty...

-- BBC Music Magazine [6/1998]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Canciones populares españolas (7): no 1, El paño moruno by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
2.
Canciones negras (5): no 5, Canto negro by Xavier Montsalvatge
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; Spain 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
3.
Je te veux for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1900; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
4.
Les Filles de Cadiz "Chanson Espagnole" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Léocadia: Les chemins de l'amour by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: French 
6.
Se tu m'ami by Alessandro Parisotti
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was formerly attributed to Giovanni Battista Pergolesi.
This composition was originally attributed to Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. 
7.
Nebbie by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 1, Widmung by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: German 
9.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 18, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Norwegian 
10.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 24, Du bist wie eine Blume by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: German 
11.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 1, Zueignung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
Mult ma-ntreaba inima by Tiberiu Brediceanu
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Romania 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Romanian 
13.
Cântec de Sirena by Enrico Mezzetti
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Romania 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Romanian 
14.
Umbra by George Cavadia
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Romania 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Romanian 
15.
Oh! quand je dors, S 282 "Élégie Etienne Monnier" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842/1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: French 
16.
The train has gone by Manos Hadjidakis
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Greek 
17.
Durme, durme hermozo hijico by Traditional
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Medieval 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Ladino 
Notes: Arranged: Yvonne Behar 
18.
Guriwoon Geum Gang San by Choi Young Sup
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Korea 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Korean 
19.
Kawa no Nagare no you ni by Akira Mitake
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Japanese 
Notes: Arranged: John Bell 
20.
Azulao by Jaime Ovalle
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Portuguese 
21.
The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
23.
Plaisir d'amour by Johann Paul A. Martini
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24.
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
25.
Ständchen, D 889 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 

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