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The Academy Plays Opera


Release Date: 12/01/2009 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 49552   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo Puccini
Performer:  Christopher Warren-GreenCynthia MillarJohn LeachGraham Sheen,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2.
Madama Butterfly: Spira sul mar [Entrance of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cynthia Millar (Ondes Martenot)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  John Leach (Cimbalom)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7.
La Bohème: A Fantasy for Orchestra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Palmer. 
8.
La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Graham Sheen (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cynthia Millar (Ondes Martenot)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
10.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mitch Dalton (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 

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