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Classic Recitals - Mccracken On Stage / Bernet, Et Al


Release Date: 10/12/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4756233   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiCharles GounodRichard WagnerGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  James McCracken
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Il trovatore: Di quella pira."Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
2.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio."
Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
3.
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre..."
Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
4.
La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "La vita è inferno..."
Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
5.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
6.
La Fanciulla del West: Una parola sola by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "La fanciulla del West: Or son sei mesi."Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
7.
La Fanciulla del West: Or son sei mesi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "La fanciulla del west: Una parola sola."
Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
8.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
9.
Tannhäuser: Inbrunst im Herzen "Rome Narrative" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
10.
Otello: Niun mi tema (Death of Otello) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 
11.
Der Freischütz, J 277: Nein! Länger trag'...Durch die Wälder by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  James McCracken (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietfried Bernet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria (04/20/1965 - 04/23/1965) 

Sound Samples

Il Trovatore / Act 3: "Ah sì, ben mio...l'onda de'suoni mistici...Di quella Pira"
Faust / Act 3: "Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre? - Salut! demeure chaste et pure"
La forza del destino / Act 3: "La vita è inferno...Oh, tu che in seno agli angeli"
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg / Act 3: "Morgenlich leuchtend"
La Fanciulla del West / Act 2: "Una parola sola...Or son sei mesi"
Der Freischütz / Act 1: "Nein, länger trag' ich nicht die Quälen...Durch die Wälder, durch die Auen"
Pagliacci / Act 1: "Recitar...Vesti la giubba"
Tannhäuser / Act 3: "Hör' an, Wolfram!...Inbrunst im Herzen"
Otello / Act 4: "Niun mi tema"

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