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A Date With The Devil - Berlioz, Liszt, Et Al / Samuel Ramey


Release Date: 07/16/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8555355   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Hector BerliozGiacomo MeyerbeerArrigo BoitoJacques Offenbach,   ... 
Performer:  Samuel Ramey
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Une puce gentille by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: French 
3. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Devant la maison "Serenade" by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
4. Robert le Diable: Nonnes, qui reposez by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: French 
5. Mefistofele: Son lo spirito che nega by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Mefistofele: Ecco il mondo by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Scintille diamant by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
8. Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: French 
9. Faust: Vous qui faites l'endormie "Serenade" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: French 
10. Episodes from Lenau's Faust, S 110: no 2, Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke "Mephisto Waltz no 1" by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Length: 11 Minutes 31 Secs. 
11. Rake's Progress: I was never saner, Come, master, observe the host of mankind by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. Rake's Progress: I burn! I freeze! In shame I hear my famished legions by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Munich, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Marche de Rakoczi (Hungarian March)
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Une puce gentille
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Devant la maison
Robert le diable (Robert the Devil): Nonnes qui reposez
Mephisto Waltz: Two Episodes from Lenau's -
Mefistofele: Ave Signor
Mefistofele: Son lo Spirito che hega sempre tutto
Mefistofele: Ecco il mondo
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann): Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffman): Scintille, diamant!
Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout!
Faust: Vous qui faites l'endormie ('Serenade')
The Rake's Progress: I was never saner.
The Rake's Progress: I burn! I freeze!

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