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Great Stars Of Opera, Vol. 2 - Bell Telephone Hour

Great Stars Of Opera 2
Release Date: 04/22/2003 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4232  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniRichard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Volume 2

Birgit Nilsson Turandot (Puccini) In questa reggia telecast 1/1/67 (5:14)
Tannhäuser (Wagner) Dich, teure Halle telecast 1/1/67 (3:26)
Tannhäuser (Wagner) Almächt’ge Jungfrau / telecast 4/11/63 (6:10) Macbeth (Verdi) Ambiozo spirto . . . Vieni, t’affretta . . . Or tutti, sorgete telecast 3/10/64 (7:56)
George London Otello (Verdi) Vanne! la tua meta . . . Credo in un Dio crudel / telecast 2/16/62 (4:40)
on video for the first time!
Franco Corelli & Lisa Della Casa Tosca (Puccini) Amaro sol per te telecast 3/16/62 (4:37)
Renata Tebaldi Tosca (Puccini) Vissi d’arte telecast 3/3/61 (2:55)
Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilèa) Del sultano Amuratte . . . Io
Read more son l’umile ancella / telecast 3/3/61 (4:07)
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) Voi lo sapete / telecast 1/1/67 (3:23)
La Gioconda (Ponchielli) Suicidio! telecast 1/1/67 (4:06)
Giuseppe Di Stefano & Teresa Stratas Manon (Massenet) Pardonnez-moi, Dieu de toute puissance (St. Sulpice Duet) telecast 11/5/63 (8:15)
Regina Resnik & Robert Merrill Carmen (Bizet) Les tringles des sistres tintaient (Gypsy Song); Votre toast (Toreador Song); Si tu m’aimes, Carmen / telecast 1/19/65 (8:50)
Nicolai Gedda & Giorgio Tozzi The Bartered Bride (Smetana) May I have your ear . . . ? / telecast 4/9/59 (7:40)
on video for the first time!
Phyllis Curtin, Nicolai Gedda, & Theodor Uppman Die Fledermaus (Strauss) Act I Trio telecast 10/27/61 (7:26)
Teresa Berganza La Cenerentola (Rossini) Naqui all’affanno / telecast 12/8/64 (5:22)
Anna Moffo & George London Don Giovanni (Mozart) Là ci darem la mano / telecast 2/16/62 (3:00)
Anna Moffo La Traviata (Verdi) Ah, fors’è lui . . . Sempre libera / telecast 2/16/62 (6:03)
Richard Tucker & Robert Merrill La Forza del Destino (Verdi) O tu che in seno; Solenne in quest’ora; Qui v’ha un ritratto . . . Egli è salvo telecast 10/10/65 (9:20)
Leontyne Price La Forza del Destino (Verdi) Pace, pace, mio Dio / telecast 1/1/67 (5:17)
Il Trovatore (Verdi) Tacea la notte telecast 3/13/63 (5:54)
Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilèa) Io son l’umile ancella / telecast 1/1/67 (3:00)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra & Chorus conducted by DONALD VOORHEES
Special Features:
Donald Voorhees in conversation with Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne Price, and Renata Tebaldi (from the program “First Ladies of Opera”, originally telecast 1/1/67)
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Works on This Recording

1. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
2. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 

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