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Italian Opera Arias - Bellini, Verdi / Montserrat Caballé


Release Date: 01/07/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics Encore Catalog #: 74723   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Vincenzo BelliniGiuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat CaballéMatteo ManuguerraAgostino FerrinElisabeth Bainbridge,   ... 
Conductor:  Gianandrea GavazzeniRiccardo MutiCarlo Maria GiuliniAnton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra RomePhiladelphia OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes aria(s) by Vincenzo Bellini, Giuseppe Verdi. Soloist: Montserrat Caballé. Includes aria(s) by Vincenzo Bellini, Giuseppe Verdi. Soloist: Montserrat Caballé. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Il pirata: Col sorriso d'innocenza by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone), Agostino Ferrin (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "O rendetemi la speme..." 
3. Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1974 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "Qui Radames verrà..." 
4. Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 3 Secs. 
5. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6. Macbeth: Una macchia è qui tuttora "Sleepwalking Scene" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Elisabeth Bainbridge (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
7. Il pirata: Oh! s'io potessi dissipar le nubi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Giuseppe Baratti (Tenor), Bernabé Marti (Tenor), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Il pirata: Oh! sole! ti vela by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9. I puritani: Vien, diletto, è in ciel la luna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Agostino Ferrin (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
10. Otello: Piangea cantando "Willow Song" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Elisabeth Bainbridge (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "Era più calma..." 
11. Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Elisabeth Bainbridge (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Il Pirata (1988 Digital Remaster): Oh! s'io potessi ... (Atto II)
Il Pirata (1988 Digital Remaster): Col sorriso d'innocenza ... (Atto ii)
Il Pirata (1988 Digital Remaster): Oh! Sole! ti vela ... (Atto II)
I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster): O rendetemi la speme ... (Atto II)
I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster): Qui la voce ... (Atto II)
I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster): Vien, diletto, è in ciel la luna ... (Atto II)
Aida (1988 Digital Remaster): Qui Radamès verrà... O patria mia
Don Carlo (1988 Digital Remaster): Tu che le vanità
La forza del destino (1988 Digital Remaster): Pace, pace, mio Dio
Macbeth (1988 Digital Remaster): Una macchia è qui tuttora! (Atto IV)
Otello: Era più calma ... Piangea cantando (Atto IV)
Otello: Ave Maria (Atto IV)

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