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A Portrait Of Kiri Te Kanawa


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 39208   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus MozartRichard Strauss,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te KanawaLaurence DaleRichard Amner
Conductor:  John PritchardLorin MaazelSir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraParis Opera OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded 1979-83. Selections recorded 1979-83. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Laurence Dale (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Notes: This selection begins with "E strano..."
This selection is a DDD recording. 
4.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Ah, fuggi il traditor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
5.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Mi tradì, quell' alma ingrata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
6.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
7.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 1, Ruhe, meine Seele by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
8.
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Richard Amner (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 24, Du bist wie eine Blume by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Richard Amner (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
10.
Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Richard Amner (Piano), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
11.
Façade: Old Sir Faulk by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Richard Amner (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; England 
12.
Façade: Through gilded trellises by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Richard Amner (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921-1922; England 
13.
Hänsel und Gretel: Der kleine Sandmann bin ich by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Gürzenich Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
14.
Façade: Daphne by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Richard Amner (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1932; England 

Sound Samples

Vissi d'arte from Tosca
O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
È strano - ah, fors' è lui from La Traviata
Der kleine Sandmann bin ich from Hänsel und Gretel
Ah! Fuggi il traditor from Don Giovanni
Mi tradì quell'alma è buona from Don Giovanni
Morgen
Ruhe, Meine Seele
Gretchen Am Spinnrade
Du bist wie eine blume
Apres un reve
Old Sir Faulk
Daphne
Through Gilded Trellises

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