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Gemini - Berlioz: Roméo Et Juliette, Les Nuits D'été / Barbirolli, Norman, Aler, Estes, Baker


Release Date: 08/11/1998 
Label:  Emi Classics Double Fforte Catalog #: 72640   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  John AlerJessye NormanSimon EstesDame Janet Baker
Conductor:  Riccardo MutiSir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

...Janet Baker’s version of Les Nuits d’Été...has been a treasured part of my collection for a long time... [T]his version of Nuits is a classic, perhaps even more than the Crespin account of a slightly earlier vintage.

-- Brian Wilson, MusicWeb International
...Janet Baker’s version of Les Nuits d’Été...has been a treasured part of my collection for a long time... [T]his version of Nuits is a classic, perhaps even more than the Crespin account of a slightly earlier vintage.

-- Brian Wilson, MusicWeb International
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Works on This Recording

1.
Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  John Aler (Tenor), Jessye Norman (Soprano), Simon Estes (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; France 
Language: French 
2.
Les nuits d'été, Op. 7 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; France 
Language: French 

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