50 Best Opera Classics

Release Date: 7/31/2020
Catalog Number: 548163
Number of Discs: 3

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1. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Heather Harper
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Teresa Berganza
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Thomas Allen
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
4. Don Giovanni, K 527: Batti, batti o bel Masetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Elisabeth Gale
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
5. Così fan tutte, K 588: Temerari!...Come scoglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Period: Classical
Written: 1790 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Il barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia è un venticello by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Ruggero Raimondi
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
7. Don Carlos: Nel giardin del bello "Veil Song" by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867/1884 ; Italy
8. Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer: Maria Callas
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Period: Romantic
Written: 1831 ; Italy
9. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Franco Corelli
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
10. La traviata: Tenesta la promessa...Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Beverly Sills
Conductor: Aldo Ceccato
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ;
11. Otello: Niun mi tema (Death of Otello) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Jon Vickers
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
12. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Renata Scotto
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
13. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
14. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mirella Freni
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
15. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
16. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
17. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer: José Carreras
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
18. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Roberto Alagna
Conductor: Mark Elder
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898 ; Italy
19. Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer: Boris Christoff
Conductor: André Cluytens
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
20. Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer: Mady Mesplé
Conductor: Alain Lombard
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
21. Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer: Alfredo Kraus
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; France
22. Manon: Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer: Ileana Cotrubas
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883-1884 ; France
23. Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; France
24. La jolie fille de Perth: Quand la flamme de l'amour by Georges Bizet
Performer: José van Dam
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866 ; France
25. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Written: 1873-1874 ;
26. Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer: Alain Vanzo
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863 ; France
27. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Une puce gentille by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Gabriel Bacquier
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845-1846 ; France
28. Les troyens: Je vais mourir...Adieu, fière cité by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Régine Crespin
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856-1858 ; France
29. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; France
30. Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Franz Konwitschny
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
31. Der fliegende Holländer: Jo-ho-joe! Traft ihr das Schiff by Richard Wagner
Performer: Anja Silja
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Period: Romantic
Written: 1841/1852 ; Germany
32. Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer: Jess Thomas
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Germany
33. Siegfried: Heil dir, Sonne! by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Germany
34. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Helga Dernesch
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
35. Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Conductor: André Cluytens
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
36. Le jongleur de Notre-Dame: Marie avec l'enfant Jésus by Jules Massenet
Performer: Jules Bastin
Conductor: Roger Boutry
Period: Romantic
Written: 1902 ; France
37. Mireille: Heureux petit berger by Charles Gounod
Performer: Janine Micheau
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1864 ; France
38. Mignon: Connais-tu le pays? by Ambroise Thomas
Performer: Jane Rhodes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866 ; France
39. Mignon: Elle ne croyait pas by Ambroise Thomas
Performer: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866 ; France
40. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
41. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Mady Mesplé
Conductor: Jean-Pierre Marty
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
42. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Maintenant Chantons...Devant la maison "Serenade" by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Gérard Souzay
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
43. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer: Beverly Sills
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; France
44. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Da geht er hin, der aufgeblasene by Richard Strauss
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909-1910 ; Germany
45. Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Régine Crespin
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
46. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer: Hildegard Behrens
Conductor: Peter Schneider
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
47. Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
48. Die Walküre: Ho-jo-to-ho! by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
49. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: O Isis und Osiris by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
50. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Edda Moser
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
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