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The Very Best Of Lucia Popp


Release Date: 09/02/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákBedrich SmetanaPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Lucia PoppWolfgang SawallischLeslie PearsonKatia Labèque,   ... 
Conductor:  Stefan SolteszGyörgy FischerJosef KripsLeonard Slatkin,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stefan Soltesz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
Language: Czech 
2. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Should I ever learn by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stefan Soltesz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
Language: Czech 
3. Dalibor, B 133/T 96: How confused I feel! by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stefan Soltesz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865/1870; Czech Republic 
Language: Czech 
4. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Tatiana's letter scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stefan Soltesz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Language: Russian 
5. Serse, HWV 40: Un cenno leggiadretto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Language: Italian 
6. Rodelinda, HWV 19: Ho perduto il care sposo by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; London, England 
Language: Italian 
7. Joshua, HWV 64: O had I Jubal's lyre by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; London, England 
Language: English 
8. Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Welche Wonne, welche Lust by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
9. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
10. Don Giovanni, K 527: Crudele?...Non mi dir, bell' idol mio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Language: Italian 
11. Così fan tutte, K 588: Temerari!...Come scoglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
12. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
13. Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
14. Die Fledermaus: Klänge der Heimat "Czardas" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
15. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
16. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 18, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Norway 
Language: Norwegian 
17. Four Last Songs, AV 150 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Language: German 
18. Symphony no 4 in G major: 4th movement, Das himmlische Leben by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Austria 
Language: German 
19. Die Forelle, D 550 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Wolfgang Sawallisch (Piano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
20. Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano), Wolfgang Sawallisch (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
21. An Sylvia, D 891/Op. 106 no 4 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Wolfgang Sawallisch (Piano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
22. Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 1, Zueignung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano), Wolfgang Sawallisch (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Language: German 
23. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 23, Solvejg's cradle song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Language: Norwegian 
24. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
25. Così fan tutte, K 588: Una donna a quindici anni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
26. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
27. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Leslie Pearson (Organ), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Language: Latin 
28. Petite Messe solennelle: Crucifixus by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano), Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano),
David Briggs (Harmonium)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Italy 
Language: Latin 
29. Carmina burana: no 15, Amor volat undique by Carl Orff
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Language: Latin 
30. Carmina burana: no 21, In trutina by Carl Orff
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Language: Latin 
31. Carmina burana: no 17, Stetit puella by Carl Orff
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus,  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Rusalka: Song to the Moon (Act I)
Prodaná Nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Kdybych se co takového (Should I ever happen to learn) (Act 1)
Dalibor: Jak je mi? ( How confused I feel!) (Act 2)
Peer Gynt - Incidental Music Op. 23: Solveig's Song
Peer Gynt - Incidental Music Op. 23: Solveig's Cradle Song
Carmina Burana (2001 Digital Remaster): Amor volat undique
Carmina Burana (2001 Digital Remaster): Stetit puella
Carmina Burana (2001 Digital Remaster): In trutina
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) AV150 (Op. posth): I. Frühling (Hesse)
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) AV150 (Op. posth): II. September (Hesse)
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) AV150 (Op. posth): III. Beim Schlafengehen (Hesse)
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) AV150 (Op. posth): IV. Im Abendrot (Eichendorff)
Symphony No. 4 in G: IV. Sehr behaglich [with soprano solo]
Eugene Onegin: Pooskai pogibnoo ya (Tatiana's letter scene) (Act 1)
Serse HWVV40 (1967 Digital Remaster): Un cenno leggiadretto (Act 1)
Rodelinda HWV19 (1988 Digital Remaster): Hò perduto il caro sposo (Act I)
Joshua HWV64 (1988 Digital Remaster): O had I Jubal's lyre
Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, 'Solemn Vespers' K339 (1988 Digital Remaster): Laudate Dominum
Die Entführung aus dem Serail K384 (1989 Digital Remaster), ACT 2: Welche Wonne, welche Lust (Blonde)
Le nozze di Figaro, Act II: Aria: Porgi amor
Le Nozze di Figaro K492: Voi che sapete
Le Nozze di Figaro K492: Giunse alfin il momento
Don Giovanni: Crudele?...Non mir dir
Così fan tutte K588: Come scoglio
Così fan tutte K588 (1991 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDO/ACT TWO/ZWEITER AKT/DEUXIÈME ACTE, Scena prima/Scene One/Erste Szene/Première Scène: No. 19 Aria: Una donna a quindici anni (Despina)
Die Zauberflöte, '(The) Magic Flute' K620 (2000 Digital Remaster), ACT 2: Arie: Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (Königin)
Die Zauberflöte K620, Act II: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist entschwunden (Pamina)
Petite messe solennelle: Crucifixus
Die Forelle D550
Gretchen am Spinnrade D118
An Silvia D891
Acht Lieder aus Letzte Blätter Op. 10: Zueignung
Die Lustige Witwe (Léon & Stein): Es lebt eine Vilja, ein Waldmägdelein (Vilja-Lied: Act 2)
Die Fledermaus, ACT 2: Klänge der Heimat!

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