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Favorite Choruses / Barbirolli, Barenboim, Mackerras, Et Al


Release Date: 03/25/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics Encore Catalog #: 74769   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniGeorge Frideric HandelRichard Wagner,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo MutiSir John BarbirolliSir Charles MackerrasBernard Haitink,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera ChorusPhilharmonia OrchestraRome Opera House Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes chorus(es) by various composers. Conductors: Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Charles Mackerras, Daniel Barenboim, Otto Klemperer, Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Muti. Includes chorus(es) by various composers. Conductors: Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Charles Mackerras, Daniel Barenboim, Otto Klemperer, Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Muti. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2. Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
3. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
4. Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris,  Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 
6. Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Language: Latin 
7. Requiem Mass: Tuba mirum by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Language: Latin 
8. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Confutatis maledictis by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
9. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  René Duclos Chorus,  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
Language: French 
10. German Requiem, Op. 45: Selig sind die Toten by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Singverein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
Language: German 
11. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
12. Faust: Gloire immortelle [Soldiers' Chorus] by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra,  French Army Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
13. Der fliegende Holländer: Jo-ho-joe! Traft ihr das Schiff by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  BBC Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Language: German 
14. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: O Isis und Osiris (Chorus) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Male Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
15. Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Language: Italian 
16. Carmen: Avec la garde montante "Children's Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra,  Les Petits Chanteurs de St. François de Versailles
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
17. Cavalleria Rusticana: Ineggiamo, il Signor "Easter Hymn" by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Regina coeli..." 

Sound Samples

Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate.. (Coro) (1986 Digital Remaster)
Madama Butterfly - Opera in two acts (1986 Digital Remaster), Act II: Humming Chorus
Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah ed. Basil Lam) (1987 Digital Remaster)
Messa da Requiem (1995 Digital Remaster): Dies irae, Tuba mirum
Mass No. 19 in D minor K626, 'Requiem' (1986 Digital Remaster): Confutatis
L' Enfance du Christ Op. 25 (1994 Digital Remaster), Scene 1: Il s'en va loin de la terre (The Shepherds' Farewell) (Choeur)
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt (Bridal Chorus)
Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Op. 45 (1988 Digital Remaster): I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen (Zemlich langsam)
Il Trovatore (Act II): Vedi! le fosche (Anvil Chorus)
Requiem Op. 48 (1987 Digital Remaster): VII. In Paradisum
Faust, QUATRIÈME ACTE, Scène 3: Gloire immortelle de nos aïeux (Choeur)
Der Fliegende Holländer (1989 Digital Remaster): Joho hoe! Traft ihr das Schiff
Die Zauberflöte K620, Act II: O Isis und Osiris, welche Wonne! (Priester)
Cavalleria Rusticana: Regina coeli...Inneggiamo (Easter Hymn)
Carmen (2000 Digital Remaster): Choeur: Avec la garde montante
Aida (1986 Digital Remaster): Triumphal Chorus & Grand March (Gloria all'Egitto)

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