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The Passion Of Callas


Release Date: 03/23/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57613   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniLéo DelibesCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Maria CallasWilliam DickieRenato ErcolaniCarlo Forti,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio SerafinFranco GhioneGeorges PrêtreNicola Rescigno,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  William Dickie (Baritone), Renato Ercolani (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano),
Carlo Forti (Bass)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Gualtier Maldè..." 
5.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
8.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Samson, recherchant ma présence..."
This selection is a stereo recording. 
9.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  René Duclos Chorus,  National Theater Opera Orchestra of Paris
Written: 1873-1874 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
10.
Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah, pour ce soir..."
This selection is a stereo recording. 
11.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
12.
Alceste: Divinités du Styx by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1767; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
13.
Macbeth: La luce langue by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
Composition written: Italy (1847).
Composition revised: Italy (1865). 
14.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Victor De Sabata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Il pirata: Col sorriso d'innocenza by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
22.
Ernani: Surta è la notte by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Ernani: Ernani, involami."
This selection is a stereo recording. 
23.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
24.
Carmen: Carreau, pique...la mort! by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jane Berbié (Mezzo Soprano), Nadine Sautereau (Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Theater Opera Orchestra of Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
25.
Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
26.
La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
27.
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
28.
Ernani: Ernani, involami by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Ernani: Surta è la notte."
This selection is a stereo recording. 
29.
Don Giovanni, K 527: In quali eccessi...Mi tradì quell' alma ingrata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
30.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, '(The) Barber of Seville' (1997 Digital Remaster)
I vespri Siciliani, '(The) Sicilian Vespers' (1997 Digital Remaster): Mercè, dilette amiche (Bolero)
Gianni Schicchi (1997 Digital Remaster): O mio babbino caro
La Bohème (1997 Digital Remaster): Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
Rigoletto (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1, Scene 2: Gualtier Maldè ...Caro nome (Gilda/Borsa/Ceprano/Marullo)
La Traviata (1997 Digital Remaster): Ah, fors'è lui
Lakmé (1997 Digital Remaster): Où va la jeune indoue (Bell Song)
Faust (1997 Digital Remaster): Un bouquet!...Ah! je ris (Jewel song)
Samson et Dalila (1997 Digital Remaster): Samson, recherchant ma présence...Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse!
Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)
Mignon (1997 Digital Remaster): Ah, pour ce soir...Je suis Titania (Polonaise)
Alceste (1997 Digital Remaster): Divinités du Styx
Norma (1997 Digital Remaster): Casta Diva
Macbeth (1997 Digital Remaster): La luce langue
Turandot (1997 Digital Remaster): In questa Reggia
Tosca (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
Madama Butterfly (1997 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDO: Un bel di vedremo
Suor Angelica, 'Sister Angelica' (1997 Digital Remaster): Senza mamma, O bimbo
La Wally (1997 Digital Remaster): Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana
Andrea Chenier (1997 Digital Remaster): La mamma morta
Il Trovatore (1987 Digital Remaster), ACT 4 Scene 1: D'amor sull'ali rosee (Leonora)
Il Pirata: ... Col sorriso d'innocenza (Act 2)
Ernani (1993 Digital Remaster): Surta è la notte .... Ernani! Ernani, involami
Aida (1997 Digital Remaster): Ritorna vincitor (Atto I)
Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster): Carreau! Pique! (Card Scene)
Don Giovanni K527 (1997 Digital Remaster): In quali eccessi, O Numi!...Mi tradi quell'alma ingrata
Don Carlo (1997 Digital Remaster): Tu che le vanità
La Gioconda (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 4: Suicidio!
Manon Lescaut (1999 Digital Remaster), ACT 4: Sola, perduta, abbandonata

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