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The Very Best Of Kiri Te Kanawa


Release Date: 03/13/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #:  6790072   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniFrancesco CilèaUmberto GiordanoGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te KanawaDon LusherJim HughesLaurie Holloway,   ... 
Conductor:  Myung-Whun ChungJeffrey TateJulius RudelBernard Haitink,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road EnsembleMembers of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
2. Adriana Lecouvreur: Ecco, respiro appena. Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3. Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4. La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5. Manon: Je marche sur tous les chemins... Obéissons quand leur voix appelle by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1882-1883; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
6. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Elle a fui, la tourterelle! by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8. Les pêcheurs de perles: Comme autrefois by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
9. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
10. Der Freischütz, J 277: Wie nahte mir der Schlummer by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
11. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Da geht er hin, der aufgeblasene by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12. Die tote Stadt, Op. 12: Glück, das mir verblieb "Mariettalied" by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
13. George White's Scandals of 1924: Somebody loves me by George Gershwin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
14. Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
15. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
16. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
17. Cover Girl: Long Ago and Far Away by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
18. Swing Time: A Fine Romance by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
19. Music in the Air: The Song is You by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
20. Follow the Fleet: Let's face the music and dance by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
21. What'll I Do? by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
22. Annie Get Your Gun: They say it's wonderful by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
23. Red, Hot and Blue: Ridin' high by Cole Porter
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
24. Born to Dance: I've got you under my skin by Cole Porter
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
25. Seven Lively Arts: Ev'ry time we say goodbye by Cole Porter
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (), Don Lusher (Trombone)
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
26. High Society: True love by Cole Porter
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (), Jim Hughes (Harmonica)
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
27. I'll be home for Christmas by Walter Kent
Performer:  Laurie Holloway (Piano), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
28. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
29. Come to the Fair by (Frederick John) Easthope
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Period: Post-Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
30. The last rose of summer by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
31. The keel row by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
32. Comin' thro' the rye by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
33. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
34. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the National Philharmonic Orchestra Lon
Written: Ireland 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
35. Hoki Hoki Tonu Mai, Maori song by Traditional
Performer:  Graeme Myhre (Programming), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (), Doug Jane (Programming)
Conductor:  Carl Doy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
36. Po Ata Rau (Now is the Hour), Maori song by Traditional
Performer:  Graeme Myhre (Programming), Doug Jane (Programming), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Carl Doy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
37. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
38. Shéhérazade: no 2, La flûte enchantée by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
39. L'invitation au voyage ("Mon enfant, ma soeur"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
40. Le manoir de Rosamonde ("De sa dent soudaine et vorace"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ()
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1879 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 

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