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Heroes - Alfredo Kraus - Donizetti, Massenet, Mozart, Et Al


Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66534   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiGaetano DonizettiVincenzo Bellini,   ... 
Performer:  Alfredo KrausBeverly SillsJean-Noël BèguelinStefan Elenkov,   ... 
Conductor:  James LevineJulius RudelMichelangelo VeltriSarah Caldwell,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraParis Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1979 
Language: Italian 
2. Rigoletto: E' il sol dell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Beverly Sills (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1978 
Language: Italian 
3. Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Date of Recording: 08/1978 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ella mi fu rapita..." 
4. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1978 
Language: Italian 
5. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michelangelo Veltri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1987 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
6. Don Pasquale: Cercherò lontana terra by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sarah Caldwell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Language: Italian 
7. Lucia di Lammermoor: Fra poco a me ricovero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1983 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
8. La fille du régiment: Ah, mes amis...Pour mon âme by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Jean-Noël Bèguelin (Bass)
Conductor:  Bruno Campanella
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Chorus,  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1986 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9. I puritani: A te, o cara, amor talora by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Stefan Elenkov (Bass), Agostino Ferrin (Bass), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano),
Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Language: Italian 
10. Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1962 
Language: Italian 
11. Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1982 
Language: French 
12. Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1982 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Je suis seul..." 
13. Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1979 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Tout mon âme est là!..." 
14. Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "L'amour, l'amour..."
This selection is a DDD recording. 
15. La muette de Portici: Amis, la matinée by Daniel-François Auber
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Frédéric Vassar (Baritone)
Conductor:  Thomas Fulton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra,  Jean Laforge Choral Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1986 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
16. La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Cynthia Buchan (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1980 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Lungi da lei..."
This selection is a DDD recording. 

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