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Opera in English - Dennis O'Neill


Release Date: 06/29/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3105   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ruggero LeoncavalloAmilcare PonchielliGiuseppe VerdiGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Performer:  Dennis O'NeillMark Le BrocqSharon SweetJanice Watson,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the second recital disc fromm Dennis O'Neill, one of Britain's finest tenors. The wide variety of this programme of music, ranging from Rossini to Puccini, represents some of the world's most popular operas and showcases O'Neill's versatility and technical expertise. This is the second recital disc fromm Dennis O'Neill, one of Britain's finest tenors. The wide variety of this programme of music, ranging from Rossini to Puccini, represents some of the world's most popular operas and showcases O'Neill's versatility and technical expertise. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (08/07/1997 - 08/10/1997) 
2. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
3. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (04/23/2001 - 04/28/2001) 
4. Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Mark Le Brocq (Tenor), Sharon Sweet (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (12/16/1999 - 12/20/1999) 
5. Attila: Te sol quest' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Janice Watson (Soprano), Alan Opie (Baritone)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
6. Il Duca d'Alba: Angelo casto e bel by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
7. Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
8. Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
9. Otello: Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alan Opie (Baritone), Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
10. Otello: Niun mi tema (Death of Otello) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
11. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Andrew Shore (Baritone), Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (08/25/1995 - 08/27/1995); Blackheath Halls, London, England (08/29/1995 - 08/30/1995) 
12. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 
13. Cavalleria Rusticana: Viva il vino spumeggiante "Brindisi" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano), Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (08/03/1997 - 08/05/1997) 
14. Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Elisabeth Bainbridge (Alto), Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano), Nelly Miricioiu (Soprano),
Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (08/03/1997 - 08/05/1997) 
15. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (09/03/1997 - 09/07/1997) 
16. Armida: In quale aspetto imbelle by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Bruce Ford (Tenor), Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Venue:  Blackheath Halls, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Blackheath Halls, London, England (03/03/2003 - 03/07/2003) 

Sound Samples

Pagliacci: Act I: Aria: Go on stage ... - Put on your costume (Vesti la giubba)
La Gioconda: Act II: Aria: Heaven and sea! (Cielo e mar)
Aida: Act I: Recitative and Aria: I pray that I be chosen - Goddess (Celeste )
Il trovatore: Act III: Aria: When holy church has blessed our love - Cabaletta: That fierce inferno
Attila: Act III: Trio: Foresto, my soul belongs to you (Te sol, te sol quest'anima)
Il Duca d'Alba: Il duca d'Alba, Act I: Recitative and Aria: Here, unobserved in this chapel - Angel of love
Andrea Chenier: Act I: Aria: One day, gazing at the splendor of Heav'n's blue distance
Andrea Chenier: Act IV: Improvviso: Just like a day in May time
Otello: Act II: Duet: Ah! Would that God had given him a thousand lives! - Yes, I swear by skies of marble
Otello: Act IV: Othello's Death: Do not fear me
Tosca: Act I: Recitative and Aria: Give me my palette! - How strange a thing is beauty
La Fanciulla del west: La Fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), Act III: Aria: Let her believe that I have gained my freedom
Cavalleria rusticana: Turiddus Drinking Song: My friend's don't go away - Neighbours, with a glass I meet you
Cavalleria rusticana: Finale: Mamma, mamma, this new wine really is powerful
Armida: Act III: Trio: I lost the will to action
La boheme: Act II: Aria: Your tiny hand is frozen!

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