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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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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

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. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: German 
12. 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 
13. 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 
14. 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 
15. 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 
16. 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 
17. 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 
18. 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 
19. 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 
20. 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 
21. 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 
22. 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 
23. 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 
24. 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 
25. 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 

Sound Samples

Plaisir d'amour
Se tu m'ami (formerly attributed to Pergolesi)
Nebbie
Mattinata
7 Canciones populares españolas: No.1: El paño moruno
Canto negro (Cinco canciones negras No.5)
Je te veux
Les filles de Cadix
Les chemins de l'amour
Peer Gynt, Op.23: Solveig's song
Widmung, Op.25, No.1
"Du bist wie eine Blume", Op.25, No.24
Ständchen, D.889
Zueignung, Op.10, No.1
Mult ma-ntreaba inima
Cantec de Sirena
Umbra
Songs My Mother Taught Me
"Oh, quand je dors" S 282
Pai efiye to treno
Durme kerido hijico (Trad. Sephardic)
Guriwoon Geum Gang San
Kawa no Nagare no you ni
Azulao
Be My Love

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