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Casta Diva / Angela Gheorghiu, Evelino Pidò, Et Al


Release Date: 08/14/2001 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57163   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Vincenzo BelliniGaetano DonizettiGioachino Rossini
Performer:  Karen JonesAngela GheorghiuChristine Pendrill
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded at EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London and Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, Hampstead, England. Selections recorded at EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London and Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, Hampstead, England. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Karen Jones (Flute), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
La sonnambula: Ah, non credea mirarti by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 9 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Anna Bolena: Piangete voi?...Al dolce guidami castel natio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Christine Pendrill (English Horn), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 9 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
L'assedio di Corinto: L'ora fatal...Giusto ciel! by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Guillaume Tell: Sombre forêt by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Length: 8 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "S'allontanano alfine!..." 

Sound Samples

Norma: Aria: Casta diva
Norma: Cabaletta: 'Ah bello a me ritorna'
Gugliemo Tell: Scena - 'S'allontanano alfin!'...
Gugliemo Tell: Romanza: 'Selva opaca'
I Puritani: Aria: 'Qui la voce sua soave' ... 'O rendetemi la speme'
I Puritani: Cabaletta: 'Vien diletto, è in ciel la luna'
La Sonnambula: Aria: 'Ah! non credea mirarti'
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Cavatina: 'Una voce poco fa'
Il barbiere di Siviglia: 'Io sono docile'
L'assedio di Corinto: Scena: 'L'ora fatal s'appressa'
L'assedio di Corinto: Preghiera: 'Giusto ciel! in tal periglio'
Anna Bolena: Scena: 'Piangete voi'
Anna Bolena: Aria: 'Al dolce guidami'
Lucia di Lammermoor: Aria: 'Regnava nel silenzio'...
Lucia di Lammermoor: Cabaletta: 'Quando rapito in estasi'

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