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Opera's Greatest Duets / Pavarotti, Price, Et Al


Release Date: 09/27/1994 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 62699   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGeorges BizetWolfgang Amadeus MozartGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoLeontyne PriceSherrill MilnesRosalind Elias,   ... 
Conductor:  Nello SantiAnton GuadagnoArturo BasileRafael Kubelik,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraRome Opera House Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Otello: Già nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: French 
3.
Il trovatore: Ai nostri monti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano), Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se m'ami ancor..." 
4.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone), Edith Mathis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leone Magiera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Modena Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: French 
9.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "E lui! desso! L'infante..." 
10.
Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), William Warfield (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Skitch Henderson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "In un coupe?..." 
13.
Norma: Mira, o Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Otello: Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah mille vite..." 

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