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Opera Obsession! Act Ii - Opera D'oro's Greatest Hits


Release Date: 02/04/2003 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 1002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGeorges BizetJacques HalévyWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Sesto BruscantiniLuciano PavarottiPlacido DomingoShirley Verrett,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas SchippersSir Georg SoltiAnton GuadagnoSir Colin Davis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra RomeRoyal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRome Opera House Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Bass Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1969 
2.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Shirley Verrett (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1973 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3.
La juive: Rachel, quand du Seigneur by Jacques Halévy
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1973 
4.
Idomeneo, K 366: Padre, germani, addio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Heather Harper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1971 
5.
I masnadieri: O mio castel paterno by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gianni Raimondi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
6.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianfranco Masini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF Lyric Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
7.
Sapho: Qu'il est loin mon pays by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alexander Oliver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bernard Keefe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1909; France 
Date of Recording: 1973 
8.
Hans Heiling: Meister Heiling! by Heinrich Marschner
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Hetty Plümacher (Soprano), Leonore Kirschstein (Soprano)
Conductor:  Joseph Keilberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1966 
9.
I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Oh, quante volte by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Margherita Rinaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hague Residentie Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
10.
Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: How could he believe by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Benno Blachut (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karel Ancerl
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianfranco Rivoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spanish Radio/TV Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
12.
Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
13.
L'Amico Fritz: Suzel, buon dì "Cherry Duet" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Gianni Raimondi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1963 
14.
Hérodiade: Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Muriel de Channes (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF Lyric Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 1974 
15.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Schreier (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1956 
16.
Le Prophète: Donnez, donnez by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Henry Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
17.
La dame blanche: La la la il est sensible à nos accents by François Boieldieu
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jean Fournet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilversum Radio Chorus,  Hilversum Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1964 
18.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1955 
19.
Otello: Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone), Giuliano Cianella (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1976 

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