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Callas Edition - Live In Concert


Release Date: 01/20/1998 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 72030   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniHeinrich ProchGiuseppe VerdiLéo Delibes,   ... 
Performer:  Maria Callas
Conductor:  Ermanno Wolf-FerrariOliviero de FabritiisAlfredo SimonettoAntonino Votto,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra TurinItalian Radio Symphony Orchestra RomeItalian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The selections in this set were recorded between 1935 and 1959. The selections in this set were recorded between 1935 and 1959. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Venue:  Live  Major Bowes Amateur Hour Radio Show 
Language: Italian 
2. Deh! torna mio bene mio tenere amor, Op 164 by Heinrich Proch
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Austria 
Language: Italian 
3. Macbeth: Vieni, t'affretta...Or tutti sorgete by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Language: Italian 
4. Nabucco: Ben io t'invenni...Anch' io dischiuso un giorno by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5. Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Language: Italian 
6. Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Martern aller Arten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
7. Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah": Ombre legère by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Language: Italian 
8. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Language: French 
9. Hamlet: A vos jeux "Mad Scene" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Language: Italian 
10. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Language: Italian 
11. La Vestale: Tu che invoco con orrore by Gasparo Spontini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1807; Paris, France 
Language: Italian 
12. Ernani: Ernani, involami by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Surta è la notte". 
13. Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Language: Italian 
14. Il pirata: Oh! s'io potessi dissipar le nubi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15. Il pirata: Col sorriso d'innocenza by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Italy 
Language: Italian 
16. Lucia di Lammermoor: Il dolce suono "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Language: Italian 
17. Armida: D'amore al dolce impero by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 

Sound Samples

Madama Butterfly (1997 Digital Remaster): Un bel dì vedremo
Deh! torna mio bene (Air and Variations) Op. 164 (1997 Digital Remaster)
Macbeth (1997 Digital Remaster): Vieni! t'affretta ... Or tutti suggete (Act 1)
Lucia di Lammermoor (1997 Digital Remaster): Il doce suono ... Ardon gli incensi (Act 3)
Nabucco (1997 Digital Remaster): Ben io t'invenni ... Anch'io dischiuso un giorno
Lakmé (1997 Digital Remaster): Dov' è l'indiana bruna? (Bell Song) (Act 2)
Il Seraglio (1997 Digital Remaster): Tutte la torture (Martern aller Arten) (Act 2)
Dinorah (1997 Digital Remaster): Ahimè! che notte oscura ... Ombra leggiera (Act 2)
Louise (1997 Digital Remaster): Depuis le jour
Armida (1989 Digital Remaster): D'Amore al dolce impero
Hamlet (1997 Digital Remaster): Ai vostro giochi (A vos jeux) ... Ed ora a voi (Et maintenant écoutez) (Act 4)
Tristan und Isolde (1997 Digital Remaster): Dolce e calmo (Liebestod) (Act 3)
La Vestale (1987 Digital Remaster): Tu che invoco (Act 2)
Ernani (1997 Digital Remaster): Surta è la notte .... Ernani! Ernani, involami
Don Carlo (1978 Digital Remaster): Tu che le vanità (Act 5)
Il Pirata (1997 Digital Remaster): Oh, s'io potessi ...
Il Pirata (1997 Digital Remaster): ... Col sorriso d'innocenza (Act 2)

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