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Opera In English - Barry Banks Sings Bel Canto


Release Date: 07/27/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3112   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniWolfgang Amadeus MozartIgor StravinskyGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Performer:  Barry BanksAlan OpieAlfie BoeDennis O'Neill,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Gioachino Rossini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gaetano Donizetti, Igor Stravinsky, Pietro Mascagni. Ensembles: Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: David Parry (Conductor). Soloist: Barry Banks. Includes work(s) by Gioachino Rossini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gaetano Donizetti, Igor Stravinsky, Pietro Mascagni. Ensembles: Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: David Parry (Conductor). Soloist: Barry Banks. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. L'italiana in Algeri: Languir per una bella by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Language: English 
2. Stabat mater: Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Language: English 
3. Le Comte Ory: Que les destins prospères by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Italy 
Language: English 
4. Mosè in Egitto: Parla, spiegar no posso by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Alan Opie (Baritone), Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Language: English 
5. Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Language: English 
6. Rake's Progress: Here I stand, my constitution sound by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1951; USA 
Language: English 
7. Don Pasquale: Cercherò lontana terra by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Language: English 
8. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Language: English 
9. Ermione: Reggia abborita by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Alfie Boe (Tenor), Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
Language: English 
10. La gazza ladra: Aria(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Milan, Italy 
Language: English 
Notes: Darling! Darling, let me embrace you!' 
11. Armida: In quale aspetto imbelle by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Language: English 
12. L'Amico Fritz: Suzel, buon dì "Cherry Duet" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Janice Watson (Soprano), Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Language: English 
13. Don Pasquale: Com' è gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Barry Banks (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): L'italiana in Algeri, Act I: Cavatina: In dreams of endless pleasure
Stabat mater: Through her soul in endless grieving
Le Comte Ory: Le comte Ory, Act I: Cavatina: May destiny befriend to you
Mose in Egitto (Moses in Egypt): Act II: Duet: The blow at last fallen
Don Giovanni, K. 527: Act II: Recitative and Aria: Could I ever believe
The Rake's Progress: Act I: Recitative and Aria: Here I stand - Since it is not by merit
Don Pasquale: Act II: Prelude and Aria: Poor lost Ernesto - I shall go, no more returning
L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love): L'elisir d'amore, Act II: Romance: Only one tear drop
Ermione: Act I: Palace of horrors! Ah, How can I hide the flames
La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Act I: Aria: Darling! Darling! Let me embrace you!
Armida: Act III: Trio: I lost the will to action
L'amico Fritz: Act II: Duet: Suzel, good morning!
Don Pasquale: Act III: Serenade: The night is calm

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