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London - George London, A Tribute

London,George
Release Date: 06/21/2005 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4329  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenJacques OffenbachModest Mussorgsky,   ... 
Performer:  George LondonNicolai GeddaLucia PoppTatiana Troyanos,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Gala 1984 operatic concert organized by the George London Foundation for Singers. Performances by Leonie Rysanek, Tatiana Troyanos, Nicolai Gedda, Edita Gruberova, Lucia Popp, James King, Catherine Malfitano, Francisco Araiza, Simon Estes, and Sona Ghazarian. Radio Symphony Orchestra of Vienna; Heinrich Hollreiser, Erich Binder, Hans Graf, and Lothar Zagrosek, conductors. Arias and Scenes from Don Giovanni, Le Nozze di Figaro, La Clemenza di Tito, Fidelio, Les Contes d’ Hoffmann, Boris Godunov, Eugene Onegin, Arabella, Tosca, Der Fliegende Holländer, and Die Walküre. 127 minutes, color, stereo with optional English subtitles. Playable in all regions.

Bonus material includes excerpts from London's Bell Telephone and
Read more CBC telecast appearances, as well as excerpts of his role as Scarpia in VAI's Tosca, with Renata Tebaldi.
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Works on This Recording

1. Don Giovanni, K 527: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
2. Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
3. Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
4. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
5. La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Deh, per questo istante solo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
6. Fidelio: Chorus of the Prisoners by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus
7. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
8. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Elle a fui, la tourterelle! by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Catherine Malfitano (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
9. Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
10. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Francisco Araiza (Tenor)
Written: 1879 
11. Arabella, Op. 79: Aber der Richtige by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Sona Ghazarian (Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929-1932; Germany 
12. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
13. Der fliegende Holländer: Mit Gewitter und Sturm by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Moser (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
14. Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond by Richard Wagner
Performer:  James King (Tenor), Leonie Rysanek (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 

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