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Opera Assist / Gobbi, Gedda, Kraus, Pavarotti, Callas, Et Al


Release Date: 08/06/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 56133   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Francesco CilèaGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniPietro Mascagni,   ... 
Performer:  Nicolai GeddaAlfredo KrausCarlo BergonziGiuseppe Di Stefano,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

When originally issued, proceeds from this album contributed to the rebuilding of the La Fenice opera house in Venice. The building had been destroyed by fire. The opera house has since been completed. This reissue offers a collection of famous singers heard in great opera arias. When originally issued, proceeds from this album contributed to the rebuilding of the La Fenice opera house in Venice. The building had been destroyed by fire. The opera house has since been completed. This reissue offers a collection of famous singers heard in great opera arias. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Adriana Lecouvreur: Excerpt(s) by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2. Rigoletto: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3. Tosca: Excerpt(s) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
4. La Bohème: Excerpt(s) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5. Attila: Aria(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Language: Italian 
6. L'Amico Fritz: Excerpt(s) by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Language: Italian 
7. Gianni Schicchi: Excerpt(s) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8. Simon Boccanegra: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Language: Italian 
9. Manon Lescaut: Excerpt(s) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
10. Ernani: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Language: Italian 
11. La Wally: Excerpt(s) by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 
12. La traviata: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
13. Fedora: Excerpt(s) by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Language: Italian 
14. La Gioconda: Excerpt(s) by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Tito Gobbi (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Language: Italian 

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