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Supreme Sopranos


Release Date: 12/06/2016 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4594  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniRichard WagnerGaetano DonizettiGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Performer:  Birgit NilssonEileen FarrellRenata TebaldiVictoria de los Angeles,   ... 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A stellar collection of live performances by some of the most celebrated sopranos of the twentieth century including Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne Price, Beverly Sills, Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, Renata Scotto, and more, in opera arias and scenes. Includes Sutherland’s 1961 American TV debut, singing arias from Hamlet and Otello, newly re-mastered and released for the first time in color. Color/B&W, (Mono/Stereo), 98 minutes, English subtitles. A stellar collection of live performances by some of the most celebrated sopranos of the twentieth century including Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne Price, Beverly Sills, Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, Renata Scotto, and more, in opera arias and scenes. Includes Sutherland’s 1961 American TV debut, singing arias from Hamlet and Otello, newly re-mastered and released for the first time in color. Color/B&W, (Mono/Stereo), 98 minutes, English subtitles. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
2.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
3.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel di by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904 
4.
Madama Butterfly: Con onor muore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
5.
La Bohčme: Si, mi chiamano Mimě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
6.
La Bohčme: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Brian Sullivan (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
8.
La fille du régiment: Salut ŕ la France by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Beverly Sills (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Notes: Version in English 
9.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa... Io sono docile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Roberta Peters (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
10.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
11.
Faust: Anges purs, anges radieux by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Lisa Della Casa (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
12.
Hamlet: A vos jeux "Mad Scene" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
13.
Otello: Piangea cantando "Willow Song" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
14.
La traviata: Ah, fors' č lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
15.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
16.
Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
17.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
18.
La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 

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