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Maria Callas - Live In London 1961 And 1962


Release Date: 11/04/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 62684   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jules MassenetGiuseppe VerdiGaetano DonizettiGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Maria CallasSir Malcolm Sargent
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Le Cid: Pleurez, mes yeux! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Sir Malcolm Sargent (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1961 
Venue:  Live  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
2. Macbeth: La luce langue by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1962 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a fragment.
Composition written: Italy (1847).
Composition revised: Italy (1865). 
3. Anna Bolena: Piangete voi?...Al dolce guidami castel natio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1962 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Sir Malcolm Sargent (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1961 
Venue:  Live  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a fragment. 
5. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1962 
Venue:  Live  Covent Garden, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
6. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1962 
Venue:  Live  Covent Garden, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1962 
Venue:  Live  Covent Garden, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1962 
Venue:  Live  Covent Garden, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
9. Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Sir Malcolm Sargent (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1961 
Venue:  Live  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a fragment. 
10. La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano...Non più mesta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1962 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Oberon, J 306: Ozean! du Ungeheuer by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1962 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 

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