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Beecham Collection - Offenbach: The Tales Of Hoffmann


Release Date: 10/24/2006 
Label:  Somm   Catalog #: 13   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Robert RounsevilleDorothy BondMargherita GrandiAnn Ayars,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraSadler's Wells Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Robert Rounseville (Tenor), Dorothy Bond (Soprano), Margherita Grandi (Soprano),
Ann Ayars (Soprano), Bruce Dargavel (Bass), Monica Sinclair (Mezzo Soprano),
Grahame Clifford (Baritone), Owen Brannigan (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Venue:  Shepperton Studio, London, England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prologue: Prelude
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prologue: Glou, Glou, Glou (The Spirits of Wine) (Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prologue: Drink, Drink, Drink (Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prologue: Good day my friends (Hoffmann, Nicklausse, Nathaniel, Hermann, Luther, Students)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prologue: The Legend of Kleinsack (Hoffmann, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prologue: This beer tastes of the stable (Hoffmann)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: Intermezzo
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: There sleep in peace (Spalanzani, Hoffmann, Cochenille)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: So be it (Hoffmann)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: Of course I might have known (Nicklausse, Hoffmann)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: It is I, Coppelius (Coppelius, Nicklausse, Hoffmann)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: Oh you! Dear Professor (Spalanzani, Coppelius)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: None but our host, I do declare (Chorus of Guests)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: You will not have to wait my friends (Spalanzani, Nicklausse, Hoffman, Chorus of Guests)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: And now ladies, and gentlemen (Spalanzani, Nicklausse, Cochenille, Hoffmann, Olympia, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: The Doll's Song (Olympia, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: Her reputation well deserved (Hoffmann, Nicklausse, Spalanzani, Olympia, Cochenille, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: So now they've gone away at last (Hoffmann, Olympia)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: Oh, my dear, do but stay (Hoffmann, Nicklausse, Coppelius)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act I: Let the dancing proceed (Spalanzani, Cochenille, Hoffmann, Olympia, Nicklausse, Coppelius, Chorus of Guests)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: Entr'acte and barcarolle
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: For me a love like that (Hoffmann, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: I see a celebration (Schlemil, Giulietta, Pitichinaccio, Hoffmann, Nicklausse, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: So gleam with desire (Dapertutto)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: Fair Angel ... (Dapertutto, Giulietta, Hoffmann)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: Just as I thought - together (Giulietta, Schlemil, Hoffmann, Pitichinaccio, Dapertutto, Nicklausse)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: Alas, my soul again outpouring (Hoffmann, Dapertutto, Giulietta, Nicklausse, Schlemil, Pitichinaccio, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act II: Do you hear, my friends (Giulietta, Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: All in vain (Antonia)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: Oh my darling child (Crespel, Antonia, Frantz)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: Day and Night I am always slaving (Frantz)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: Frantz, so you're here (Hoffmann, Frantz)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: Sweet is the song lovers learn (Hoffmann, Antonia)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: And yet beloved (Hoffmann, Antonia)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: Are you ill? (Hoffmann, Antonia, Crespel, Frantz, Dr. Miracle)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: Well, say on then, and be brief (Dr. Miracle, Hoffmann, Crespel, Antonia)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: No more to sing alas (Hoffmann, Antonia)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Act III: You'll never sing again (Dr. Miracle, Antonia, the Voice of Antonia's mother, Crespel, Nicklausse, Hoffmann)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Intermezzo: Barcarolle
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Epilogue: Entr'acte
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Epilogue: Pour out the wine and drink (Chorus)
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)*: Prelude: Legend of Kleinsack - Act 1: Finale - Epilogue - Finale

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