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Essential Mozart Opera


Release Date: 03/11/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 473824   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Frederica Von StadeSamuel RameyDame Kiri Te KanawaLucia Popp,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg SoltiSir Neville MarrinerSir Colin DavisIstván Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsAmbrosian Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non più andrai farfallone amoroso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Se vuol ballare, Signor contino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Pace, pace, mio dolce tesoro! by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Bass), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano),
Lucia Popp (Soprano), Samuel Ramey (Baritone), Kurt Moll (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
8.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Olaf Bär (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
9.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Eva Lind (Soprano), Olaf Bär (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
10.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
11.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: O zittre nicht...Zum Leiden bin ich by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
13.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: H'm, H'm, H'm by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
14.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: O Isis und Osiris by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Harry Peeters (Bass), Edmund Barham (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
15.
Idomeneo, K 366: Placido è il mar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16.
Idomeneo, K 366: Solitudini amiche...Zeffiretti lusinghieri by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
17.
Idomeneo, K 366: Scenda Amor, scenda Imeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
18.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
19.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Parto, parto, ma tu ben mio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
20.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
21.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Martern aller Arten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 4 Secs. 
22.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Vivat Bacchus, Bacchus lebe! by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass), Heinz Zednik (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
23.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Ha! wie will ich triumphieren by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass), Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Gösta Winbergh (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
24.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Gabriel Bacquier (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
25.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bernd Weikl (Baritone), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
26.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stuart Burrows (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
27.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bernd Weikl (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
28.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Batti, batti o bel Masetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
29.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stuart Burrows (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
30.
Don Giovanni, K 527: In quali eccessi...Mi tradì quell' alma ingrata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sylvia Sass (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
31.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bernd Weikl (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
32.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ryland Davies (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
33.
Così fan tutte, K 588: E amore un ladroncello by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
34.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano), Pilar Lorengar (Soprano), Gabriel Bacquier (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
35.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Ei parte...Per pietà ben mio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pilar Lorengar (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
36.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Temerari!...Come scoglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pilar Lorengar (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Le nozze di Figaro, K.492: Overture
Le nozze di Figaro / Act 2: "Voi che sapete"
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 / Act 1: "Non più andrai"
Le nozze di Figaro / Act 3: "Dove sono i bei momenti"
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 / Act 1: "Se vuol ballare, signor Contino"
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Original version, Vienna 1786 / Act 3: Cosa mi narri?...Che soave zeffiretto
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 / Act 4: Pace, pace, mio dolce tesoro
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja"
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2: "Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena!"
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herze"
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "O zittre nicht"
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2: "Ach, ich fühl's"
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "Hm! hm! hm! hm!"
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2: "O Isis und Osiris, welche Wonne!"
Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2: "Placido è il mar"
Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3: "Zeffiretti lusinghieri" - "Ei stesso vien... oh Dei!"
Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 - (G. Varesco) - Act 3: "Scenda Amor, scenda Imeneo"
La clemenza di Tito, K.621: Overture
La clemenza di Tito, K.621 / Act 1: "Parto, ma tu ben mio" - "Guardami e tutto oblio"
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K.384: Ouvertüre
Die Entführung aus dem Serail / Act 2: "Martern aller Arten"
Die Entführung aus dem Serail / Act 2: "Vivat Bacchus! Bacchus lebe!"
Die Entführung aus dem Serail / Act 3: "Ha, wie will ich triumphieren"
Don Giovanni / Act 1: "Madamina, il catalogo è questo"
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 - Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano"
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 - Act 1: "Dalla sua pace" (K.540a)
Don Giovanni / Act 1: "Fin ch'han dal vino"
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 - Act 1: "Batti, batti, o bel Masetto"
Don Giovanni / Act 2: "Il mio tesoro intanto"
Don Giovanni / Act 2: In quali eccessi - Mi tradi quell'alma ingrata (K. 540c)
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 - Act 2: "Deh! vieni alla finestra"
Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K.588 - Act 1: "Un'aura amorosa"
Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K.588 - Act 2: "E amore un ladroncello"
Così fan tutte / Act 1: "Soave sia il vento"
Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K.588 - (L. da Ponte) - Act 2: "Per pietà, ben mio, perdona"
Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti, K.588 - Act 1: "Come scoglio!"

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 Essential Mozart Opera collection delivers the go July 14, 2013 By James Spence (Victoria, BC) See All My Reviews "This two CD selection delivers as promised. An excellent selection of "greatest hits" from several of Mozart's major operas. Good value for the money." Report Abuse
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