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Diva / Montserrat Caballé


Release Date: 08/08/1995 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 65575   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniVincenzo BelliniGiuseppe VerdiArrigo Boito,   ... 
Performer:  Montserrat CaballéJulia HamariAlfredo KrausAgostino Ferrin,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Charles MackerrasGianandrea GavazzeniRiccardo MutiJames Levine,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraItalian Radio Symphony Orchestra RomeAmbrosian Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
2.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
3.
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: 1970 
4.
I puritani: Son vergin vezzosa "Polacca" by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Julia Hamari (Alto), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor),
Agostino Ferrin (Bass), Stefan Elenkov (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
5.
Giovanna d'Arco: Qui! Qui! Dove più...O fatidica foresta by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
6.
Macbeth: Una macchia è qui tuttora "Sleepwalking Scene" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elisabeth Bainbridge (Mezzo Soprano), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
7.
Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1973 
8.
Don Carlos: Non pianger, mia compagna by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
9.
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: 1974 
Notes: This selection begins with "Qui Radamès verrà..." 
10.
Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Bartoletti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
11.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
12.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o Mamma by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Astrid Varnay (Alto)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
13.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
14.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra,  Rhine Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1977 
15.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1970 
16.
Guillaume Tell: Sombre forêt by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1972 

Sound Samples

Madama Butterfly (1970 Digital Remaster): Un bel dì vedremo
Tosca (1970 Digital Remaster): Vissi d'arte
Guillaume Tell (1988 Digital Remaster): Sombre fôret ... (Act 2)
Il Pirata (1992 Digital Remaster): Col sorriso d'innocenza
I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster), Atto Primo, Scena terza: Son vergin vezzosa (Elvira/Enrichetta/Arturo/Giorgio/Coro)
Giovanna d'Arco (1989 Digital Remaster), Act 1: O faticida foresta (Giovanna)
Macbeth (1988 Digital Remaster): Una macchia è qui tuttora! (Atto IV)
Mefistofele (1987 Digital Remaster): L'altra notte in fondo al mare (Act 3)
Don Carlo (1986 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDA/ACT TWO/ZWEITER AKT/DEUXIME ACTE, Seconda Scena/Scene Two/Zweite Szene/Deuxime Scne: Non pianger, mia compagna (Elisabetta/Rodrigo/Coro/Filippo)
Aida (1986 Digital Remaster), Act 3: Romanza
Manon Lescaut (1993 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDO/ACT 2/ZWEITER AKT/DEUXIEME ACTE: In quelle trine morbide (Manon)
La Bohème (1987 Digital Remaster): Donde lieta uscì (Mimì's Farewell)
Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster): Voi lo sapete, o mamma (Santuzza/Mamma Lucia)
Turandot (1987 Digital Remaster): Signore, ascolta!
Turandot (1994 Digital Remaster), Act 2, Scene 2: In questa reggia (Turandot, Corwd, Calaf)
La Rondine: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Act I)

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