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Gluck: Orfeo Ed Euridice - Highlights / Solti, Horne, Et Al


Release Date: 04/24/2009 
Label:  London/Decca Grand Opera Series Catalog #: 452735   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn HorneHelen DonathPilar Lorengar
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"In 'Che faro' Horne and Solti have a boldness of style and spirit that draws them close to the heart of an aria which for all its beauty is notoriously hard to invest with real emotional conviction..." -- Gramophone [8/1989, reviewing Decca 417410] "In 'Che faro' Horne and Solti have a boldness of style and spirit that draws them close to the heart of an aria which for all its beauty is notoriously hard to invest with real emotional conviction..." -- Gramophone [8/1989, reviewing Decca 417410] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
2. Orfeo ed Euridice: Ah, se intorno a quest'urna funesta by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
3. Orfeo ed Euridice: Chiamo il mio ben così by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
4. Orfeo ed Euridice: Gli sguardi trattieni by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Helen Donath (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
5. Orfeo ed Euridice: Chi mai dell'Erebo fralle caligini by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
6. Orfeo ed Euridice: Deh! placetevi con me! by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
7. Orfeo ed Euridice: Misero giovane...Mille pene ombre moleste by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
8. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Furies by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
9. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
10. Orfeo ed Euridice: Questo asilo by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Pilar Lorengar (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
11. Orfeo ed Euridice: Che puro ciel! by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
12. Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
13. Orfeo ed Euridice: Orfeo, che fai? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Pilar Lorengar (Soprano), Helen Donath (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
14. Orfeo ed Euridice: Ballet music by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
15. Orfeo ed Euridice: Trionfi Amore by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Pilar Lorengar (Soprano), Helen Donath (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 

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