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Release Date: 09/19/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551164   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAntonín DvorákAmilcare PonchielliLéo Delibes,   ... 
Performer:  John DickieRohangiz YachmiPeter MikulasJoanna Borowska,   ... 
Conductor:  Barry WordsworthJohannes WildnerOndrej LenárdUwe Mund,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella IstropolitanaSlovak State Philharmonic ChorusSlovak State Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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These performances are also available in a 4-disc set entitled "The Love Collection", Naxos 8-504004. These performances are also available in a 4-disc set entitled "The Love Collection", Naxos 8-504004. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Trading Places". 
2.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John Dickie (Tenor)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "My Left Foot". 
3.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Rohangiz Yachmi (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Mikulas (Baritone), Joanna Borowska (Soprano)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Sunday, Bloody Sunday". 
4.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy". 
5.
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1988 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Czech Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Fantasia". 
6.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Someone to Watch Over Me". 
7.
Orphée aux enfers: Can-can by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858/1874; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Peter's Friends". 
8.
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Uwe Mund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Excalibur". 
9.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Thomas Harper (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1991 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "The Witches of Eastwick". 
10.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Miriam Gauci (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "A Room with a View". 
11.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano), Jonathan Welch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Moonstruck". 
12.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1992 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This work is featured in the movies "Raging Bull" and "The Godfather III".
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
13.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Miriam Gauci (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Diva". 
14.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "A Night at the Opera". 
15.
Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Philadelphia". 
16.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Uwe Mund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "Apocalypse Now". 
17.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Miroslav Dvorsky (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1992 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work is featured in the movie "The Untouchables". 

Sound Samples

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture (Trading Places)
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: Un' aura amorosa (My Left Foot)
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: Soave sia il vento (Sunday, Bloody Sunday)
Rusalka, Op. 114: Act I: O Silver Moon, "Song to the Moon" (Driving Miss Daisy)
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours (Fantasia)
Lakme: Viens, Mallika ... Dome epais le jasmin (Someone To Watch Over Me)
Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Orpheus in the Underworld: Can-Can (Peter's Friend)
Pagliacci: Recitar! ... Vesti la giubba (The Untouchables)
Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods): Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March (Excalibur)
Turandot: Nessun dorma (The Witches of Eastwick)
Gianni Schicchi (A Room with a View): Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (A Room with a View)
La boheme: La Boheme: O soave fanciulla (Moonstruck)
Cavalleria rusticana: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo (Raging Bull / Godfather III)
La Wally: Act I: Ebben? Ne andro lontana (Diva)
Il trovatore: Il Trovatore: Vedi, le fosche notturne (A Night At The Opera)
Andrea Chenier: La mamma morta (Philadelphia)
Die Walkure: Act III: Ride of the Valkyries (Apocalypse Now)

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