Decca Sound: 55 Great Vocal Recitals

Release Date: 5/20/2016
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: B002495002
Number of Discs: 55

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Note: A complete tracklisting is still be compiled. - ArkivMusic

Authoritative and comprehensive, this 55CD set presents a unique period in human history: a period when brilliant recorded sound on LP & CD, plus radio, TV, film and live all combined to offer huge new opportunities for singers, record labels and producers to expand the audience for classical music.

This box set puts the spotlight on fifty-five unique voices whose music and art shaped the century. Included are also the debut recitals of some of today’s biggest names, underlining Decca’s unparalleled ability at spotting vocal talent. The artists in this encyclopaedic set are a who’s who of the greatest singers from 1950 to the present day.

Presented in chronological order with their original cover artwork, this set proudly takes its place as the fifth in the hugely successful Decca Sound series which documents the label’s story from the early years of mono to the present day.

55 acclaimed recitals from Decca – many original LP recitals are complemented with bonus material.

Original cover art used for each sleeve and presented in chronological order of recording date.

Includes debut recitals by the world’s most distinguished artists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland, Angela Gheorghiu and Cecilia Bartoli.

Tri-lingual booklet contains an article by Raymond McGill and tracklists.

Full recording information on each album and numerous photographs.

Luxury anti-scratch matt black and metallic-silver box. Plus spot gloss varnish.

CD 1: SUZANNE DANCO - Operatic Recital (1950)
CD 2: PAUL SCHÖFFLER - Operatic Recital (1950)
CD 3: KATHLEEN FERRIER - A Recital of Bach and Handel Arias (1952)
CD 4: CESARE SIEPI - Operatic Arias for Bass (1954)
CD 5: FERNANDO CORENA - Operatic Arias for Bass (1956)
CD 6: MARIO DEL MONACO - Great Tenor Arias (1956)
CD 7: KIRSTEN FLAGSTAD - Wagner Recital+ Sibelius Songs (1956)
CD 8: LISA DELLA CASA- Lieder Recital (1956)
CD 9: GIULIETTA SIMIONATO - Operatic Recital (1956)
CD 10: GÉRARD SOUZAY- French Operatic Arias+ Gabriel Fauré (1956)
CD 11: VIRGINIA ZEANI- Operatic Recital (1956)
CD 12: JENNIFER VYVYAN - Mozart and Haydn Recital (1957)
CD 13: CARLO BERGONZI - Operatic Recital (1957)
CD 14: GIUSEPPE DI STEFANO - Operatic Recital+ Italian songs (1958)
CD 15: JOAN SUTHERLAND - Operatic Arias (1959)
CD 16: REGINA RESNIK - On the Wings of Opera (1961)
CD 17: HILDE GUEDEN - Sings Operetta Evergreens (1961)
CD 18: TERESA BERGANZA - Sings Mozart (1962)
CD 19: TOM KRAUSE - Songs by Sibelius and Strauss (1963)
CD 20: PETER PEARS - Schubert Winterreise (1963)
CD 21: BIRGIT NILSSON - Sings German Opera by Wagner, Weber & Beethoven (1963)
CD 22: ROBERT MERRILL + James McCracken - Italian Opera Arias (1963)
CD 23: MARILYN HORNE - Recital (1964)
CD 24: RENATA TEBALDI - Operatic Arias (1964)
CD 25: HERMANN PREY - Schubert Schwanengesang (1965)
CD 26: ELENA SOULIOTIS - Donizetti & Verdi (1966)
CD 27: RÉGINE CRESPIN - Recital: Schumann · Wolf · Debussy · Poulenc (1967)
CD 28: GWYNETH JONES - Scenes from Verdi (1968)
CD 29: LUCIANO PAVAROTTI - Arias by Verdi and Donizetti (1968)
CD 30: NICOLAI GHIAUROV - Great Scenes from Verdi + Mussorgsky (1969)
CD 31: HUGUETTE TOURANGEAU - Arias from Forgotten Operas (1970)
CD 32: MARIA CHIARA - Sings Verdi Arias (1972)
CD 33: SHERRILL MILNES - Great Scenes from Italian Opera (1972)
CD 34: HANS HOTTER - The Art of Hans Hotter vol.1 (1974)
CD 35: SYLVIA SASS - Presenting Sylvia Sass (1977)
CD 36: PILAR LORENGAR - Portrait of Pilar (1978)
CD 37: ELISABETH SÖDERSTRÖM - Sings Songs for Children (Prokofiev and Mussorgsky) + Rachmaninov (1978)
CD 38: MIRELLA FRENI & RENATA SCOTTO - In Duet (1978)
CD 39: MARTTI TALVELA - Mussorgsky Songs & Dances of Death
CD 40: PAATA BURCHULADZE - Boris Godunov, Verdi, etc. (1984)
CD 41: LEO NUCCI - Bel canto Arias (1986)
CD 42: SUSAN DUNN - Verdi · Beethoven · Wagner (1987)
CD 43: CECILIA BARTOLI - Rossini Arias (1988)
CD 44: JOSEPHINE BARSTOW - Final Scenes: R.Strauss, Cherubini, Janá?ek and Puccini (1989)
CD 45: KIRI TE KANAWA - In Recital: Liszt · Obradors · Ravel (1989)
CD 46: BRIGITTE FASSBAENDER - Liszt Lieder (1990)
CD 47: SUMI JO - Carnaval! (1993)
CD 48: ANGELA GHEORGHIU - Arias (1995)
CD 49: ANDREAS SCHOLL - Heroes (1998)
CD 50: RENÉE FLEMING - Great Opera Scenes (1996)
CD 51: BARBARA BONNEY - Diamonds in the Snow (1999)
CD 52: MATTHIAS GOERNE - Arias (2000)
CD 53: JUAN DIEGO FLÓREZ - Una furtiva lagrima (2002)
CD 54: JONAS KAUFMANN - Mozart · Schubert · Beethoven · Wagner (2008)
CD 55: JOSEPH CALLEJA - The Maltese Tenor (2010)

Works on This Recording
1. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; France
2. La Traviata: E strano! - Ah, fors'è lui - Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ;
3. Manon: Allons! il le faut!... Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1882-1883 ; France
4. Carmen: Act 3. C'est des contrebandiers le refuge ordinaire... Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante by Georges Bizet
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
5. Alceste: Divinités du Styx by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1767 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1689 ; England
7. Pelléas et Mélisande: C'est le dernier soir by Claude Debussy
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Pierre Mollet (Baritone)
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
8. Pelléas et Mélisande: Nous sommes venus ici il y a bien longtemps by Claude Debussy
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Pierre Mollet (Baritone)
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1893-1902 ; France
9. Pelléas et Mélisande: On dirait que ta voix by Claude Debussy
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Pierre Mollet (Baritone)
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
10. Pelléas et Mélisande: Quel est ce bruit? by Claude Debussy
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Pierre Mollet (Baritone)
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1893-1902 ; France
11. Ariettes oubliées by Claude Debussy
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1885-1888 ; France
12. Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; Germany
13. Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1885-1887 ; Germany
14. Lieder (3), Op. 29: no 1, Traum durch die Dämmerung by Richard Strauss
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Written: 1895 ;
15. Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 1, Zueignung by Richard Strauss
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1885 ; Germany
16. Lieder (5), Op. 48: no 1, Freundliche Vision by Richard Strauss
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Period: Romantic
17. Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965/Op. 129 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Suzanne Danco (Soprano), Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet), Guido Agosti (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; Vienna, Austria
18. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non più andrai farfallone amoroso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
19. Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
20. Otello: Era la notte by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
21. Otello: Credo in un Dio crudel by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
22. Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music by Richard Wagner
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Conductor: Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854-1856 ; Germany
23. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Was duftet doch der Flieder by Richard Wagner
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Germany
24. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Gut'n Abend, Meister! by Richard Wagner
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone), Maria Reining (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Germany
25. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Wahn! Wahn! by Richard Wagner
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862-1867 ; Germany
26. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Grüss Gott, mein Junker! by Richard Wagner
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone), Günther Treptow (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862-1867 ; Germany
27. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Hat man mit dem Schuhwerk by Richard Wagner
Performer: Hilde Gueden (Soprano), Paul Schöffler (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862-1867 ; Germany
28. Arabella: Act 2. Der Richtige - so hab ich still zu mir gesagt by Richard Strauss
Performer: Paul Schöffler (Baritone), Lisa Della Casa (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1929-1932 ;
29. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Qui sedes by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Michael Dobson (Oboe), Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747-1749 ; Leipzig, Germany
30. Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: ?1727 ; Leipzig, Germany
31. Saint John Passion, BWV 245: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto), Ambrose Gauntlett (Bass Viola da gamba)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1724 ; Leipzig, Germany
32. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Agnus Dei by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747-1749 ; Leipzig, Germany
33. Samson, HWV 57: Return, return, O God of hosts by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1743 ; London, England
34. Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
35. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Father of Heaven! by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747 ; London, England
36. Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
37. Rückert Lieder (5): Excerpt(s) by Gustav Mahler
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901-1902 ; Vienna, Austria
38. Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42 by Robert Schumann
Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (Alto), John Newmark (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
39. Don Carlos: Ella giammai m'amò...Dormirò sol sul manto mio regal by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867/1884 ; Italy
40. Nabucco: Vieni, o Levita...Tu sul labbro by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Italy
41. Ernani: Che mai veggio!...Infelice...L'offeso onor by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Italy
42. Salvator Rosa: Di sposo, di padre by Antonio Carlos Gomes
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Genoa, Italy
43. Simon Boccanegra: Il lacerato spirito by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857 ; Italy
44. Les Huguenots: Seigneur rampart et seul soutien by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1836 ; Paris, France
45. Robert le Diable: Nonnes qui reposez by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
46. La juive: Si la rigeur by Jacques Halévy
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Paris, France
47. La Gioconda: Si, morir ella de' by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Italy
48. Mefistofele: Son lo spirito che nega by Arrigo Boito
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Italy
49. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Bravo, signor padrone!...Se vuol ballare by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Erich Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
50. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non più andrai farfallone amoroso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Erich Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
51. Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
52. Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Cesare Siepi (Bass)
Conductor: Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
53. La Cenerentola: Miei rampolli, miei rampolli femmini by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Italy
54. L'italiana in Algeri: Ho un gran peso sulla testa by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1813 ; Italy
55. Il matrimonio segreto: Udite, tutti, udite by Domenico Cimarosa
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Period: Classical
Written: 1792 ; Vienna, Austria
56. La Cenerentola: Sia qualunque delle figlie by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Italy
57. Grisélidis: Jusqu' ici sans dangers by Jules Massenet
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; France
58. Le caïd: Act 1. Je comprends que la belle aime la militaire by Ambroise Thomas
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; France
59. Le pas d'armes du Roi Jean by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1852 ; France
60. Philémon et Baucis: Au bruit des lourds marteaux by Charles Gounod
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1860 ; France
61. La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein: A cheval sur la discipline by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Paris, France
62. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Tutto è disposto...Aprite un po' quegl' occhi by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
63. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non più andrai farfallone amoroso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
64. Die Zauberflöte K. 620: In diesen heil'gen Hallen by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
65. Così fan tutte, K 588: Donne mie, la fate a tanti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Classical
Written: 1790 ; Vienna, Austria
66. Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
67. Don Giovanni, K 527: Ah, pietà! Signori miei! by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
68. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Se vuol ballare, Signor contino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
69. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: La vendetta, oh, la vendetta by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
70. La gazza ladra: Il mio pianto è preparato by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Italy
71. L'elisir d'amore: Udite, udite, o rustici by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1832 ; Italy
72. Don Pasquale: Ah! un foco insolito by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
73. Luisa Miller: Oh! Fede negar potessi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Italy
74. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
75. Manon Lescaut: No! pazzo son! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
76. Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
77. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
78. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
79. Macbeth: O figli, o figli miei by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
80. La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
81. I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
82. La forza del destino: La vita è inferno all'infelice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Written: 1862, rev 1969 ;
83. Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
84. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Written: 1876 ;
85. La juive: Rachel, quand du Seigneur by Jacques Halévy
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Paris, France
86. Un ballo in maschera: Forse la soglia attinse by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Italy
87. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898 ; Italy
88. Giulietta e Romeo: Giulietta! son io by Riccardo Zandonai
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1922 ; Rome, Italy
89. Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
90. Le Cid: Ah! tout est bien fini by Jules Massenet
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1885 ; France
91. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
92. Ernani: Mercè, diletti amici...Come rugiada al cospite by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Italy
93. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1865 ; Germany
94. La Wally: Wally! Wally...M'hai salvato by Alfredo Catalani
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
95. La Wally: Quando à Sölden by Alfredo Catalani
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
96. Lucia di Lammermoor: Tombe degl'avi miei...Fra poco a me ricovero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
97. Lucia di Lammermoor: Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
98. Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1858 ; Germany
99. Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
100. Parsifal: Ich sah' das Kind an seiner Mutter Brust by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1882 ; Germany
101. Die Walküre: Der Männer Sippe sass hier im Saal by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
102. Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
103. Twelfth Night, Op. 60: no 1, Come away, death by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909 ; Finland
104. Songs (7), Op. 17: no 6, To evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898 ; Finland
105. Songs (7), Op. 17: no 1, And I questioned them no further by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; Finland
106. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 6, The diamond on the March snow by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
107. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
108. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 2, But my bird by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
109. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
110. Songs (5), Op. 38: no 2, on a balcony by the sea by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1902 ; Finland
111. Songs (5), Op. 38: no 1, Autumn evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903 ; Finland
112. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; Finland
113. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 4, Was it a dream? by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1902 ; Finland
114. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 1, First kiss by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898 ; Finland
115. Runeberg Songs (7), Op. 13: no 4, Spring is flying by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891 ; Finland
116. Arioso, Op. 3 by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Oivin Fjeldstad
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1911 ; Finland
117. Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774/Op. 72 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Lisa Della Casa (Soprano), Karl Hudez (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1823 ; Vienna, Austria
118. Im Frühling, D 882/Op. 101 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Karl Hudez (Piano), Lisa Della Casa (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1826 ; Vienna, Austria
119. Du bist die Ruh, D 776/Op. 59 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Karl Hudez (Piano), Lisa Della Casa (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1823 ; Vienna, Austria
120. Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Karl Hudez (Piano), Lisa Della Casa (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1814 ; Vienna, Austria
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