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Heroes - Nicolai Gedda - Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Et Al


Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66535   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartGaetano DonizettiGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Nicolai GeddaAndré MallabreraErnest Blanc
Conductor:  Heinrich BenderFrancesco Molinari-PradelliThomas SchippersGiuseppe Patané,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera OrchestraRome Opera House OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Heinrich Bender
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1967 
2.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Quanto è bella! Quanto è cara! by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1966 
Language: Italian 
3.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1966 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962-63 
Language: Italian 
5.
Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1967 
Language: Italian 
6.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Language: Italian 
7.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Il était une fois "Kleinzach Legend" by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  André Mallabrera (Tenor), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  René Duclos Chorus,  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1964 
8.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Pierre Dervaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opéra Comique Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Notes: This selection begins with "A cette voix..." 
9.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Ernest Blanc (Baritone)
Conductor:  Pierre Dervaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opéra Comique Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Notes: This selection begins with "Zurga, quand tous deux..." 
10.
Le postillon de Lonjumeau: Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1836; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1961 
11.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1964 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
12.
Mignon: Elle ne croyait pas by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1961 
13.
Friederike: O Mädchen, mein Mädchen by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Willy Mattes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Graunke Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1928; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1968 
14.
Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Willy Mattes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Graunke Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1967 
15.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Hier soll ich dich denn sehen by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1966 
16.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Ecco ridente in cielo by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1974-75 
Language: Italian 
17.
Guillaume Tell: Asil héréditaire by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
18.
Queen of Spades, Op. 68: What is our life? by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gika Zdravkovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1969 

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