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Opera Goes To The Movies


Release Date: 08/21/2001 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 60841   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniGiacomo PucciniPietro MascagniAlfredo Catalani,   ... 
Performer:  Peter SeiffertLeontyne PriceAnna MoffoEva Martón,   ... 
Conductor:  Fritz ReinerGiuseppe PatanéEdward DownesFrancesco Molinari-Pradelli,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraMunich Radio Symphony OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Prizzi's Honor." 
2. Gianni Schicchi: Firenze è come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Peter Seiffert (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "A Room With a View." 
3. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "A Room With a View." 
4. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "A Room With a View." 
5. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Godfather III." 
6. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pinchas Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Diva." 
7. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Fatal Attraction." 
8. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "The Witches of Eastwick." 
9. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Robert Merrill (Baritone), Mary Costa (Soprano),
Giorgio Onesti (Bass)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Moonstruck." 
10. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Moonstruck." 
11. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Roberta Peters (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Dark Eyes." 
12. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Apocalypse Now." 
13. La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Jean de Florette." 
14. Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Wall Street." 
15. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Moostruck." 
16. Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "Hannah and her Sisters." 
17. Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "The Grey Fox." 
18. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the film "The Untouchables." 

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