La Nilsson (W/Dvd) (Box)

Release Date: 5/4/2018
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: 4832787
Number of Discs: 81

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Limited Edition 79-CD + 2-DVD covering all the major roles Nilsson performed – 27 full-length operas including 2 full Wagner ‘Ring’ cycles.

Birgit Nilsson’s complete Decca, Philips and Deutsche Grammophon recordings marking her 100th birthday and produced with the full support of the Birgit Nilsson Foundation.
Works on This Recording
1. Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer: Fritz Uhl (Tenor), Arnold van Mill (Bass), Regina Resnik (Mezzo Soprano), Tom Krause (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1859 ; Germany
2. Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer: Jon Vickers (Tenor), Rita Gorr (Mezzo Soprano), Josephine Veasey (Mezzo Soprano), Noreen Berry (Mezzo Soprano), Maureen Guy (Mezzo Soprano), George London (Bass), David Ward (Bass), Joan Edwards (Alto), Gré Brouwenstijn (Soprano), Marie Collier (Soprano), Julia Malyon (Soprano), Judith Pierce (Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Margreta Elkins (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
3. Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano), Hans Hotter (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853-1874 ; Germany
4. Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Performer: Set Svanholm (Tenor), Kurt Böhme (Bass), Walter Kreppel (Bass), Ira Malaniuk (Alto), Eberhard Wächter (Baritone), Claire Watson (Soprano), Oda Balsborg (Soprano), Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor), Paul Kuen (Tenor), Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone), George London (Bass Baritone), Jean Madeira (Mezzo Soprano), Hetty Plümacher (Alto), Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854 ; Germany
5. Siegfried by Richard Wagner
Performer: Marga Höffgen (Alto), Kurt Böhme (Bass), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor), Gerhard Stolze (Tenor), Hans Hotter (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Germany
6. Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Anita Välkki (Soprano), Gottlob Frick (Bass), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Gwyneth Jones (Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano), Claire Watson (Soprano), Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone), Maureen Guy (Mezzo Soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor), Helen Watts (Alto), Grace Hoffman (Alto), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871-1874 ; Germany
7. Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer: Gottlob Frick (Bass), James King (Tenor), Claudia Hellmann (Mezzo Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Hans Hotter (Baritone), Berit Lindholm (Soprano), Marilyn Tyler (Soprano), Vera Schlosser (Soprano), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Helen Watts (Alto), Vera Little (Alto), Régine Crespin (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
8. Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Theo Adam (Bass)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853-1874 ; Germany
9. Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kurt Böhme (Bass), Hermin Esser (Tenor), Gerd Nienstedt (Bass), Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone), Ruth Hesse (Alto), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor), Martti Talvela (Bass), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Anja Silja (Soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor), Theo Adam (Bass), Dorothea Siebert (Mezzo Soprano), Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano), Vera Soukupová (Alto)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854 ; Germany
10. Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer: Gerd Nienstedt (Bass), James King (Tenor), Liane Synek (Soprano), Leonie Rysanek (Soprano), Gertraud Hopf (Mezzo Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Danica Mastilovic (Soprano), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Theo Adam (Bass), Sona Cervena (Mezzo Soprano), Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano), Sieglinde Wagner (Alto), Elisabeth Schärtel (Alto)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
11. Siegfried by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kurt Böhme (Bass), Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor), Erika Köth (Soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor), Theo Adam (Bass), Vera Soukupová (Alto)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Germany
12. Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner
Performer: Marga Höffgen (Alto), Sieglinde Wagner (Alto), Josef Greindl (Bass), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor), Ludmila Dvoráková (Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Anja Silja (Soprano), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Thomas Stewart (Baritone), Gustav Neidlinger (Bass Baritone), Martha Mödl (Mezzo Soprano), Dorothea Siebert (Mezzo Soprano), Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871-1874 ; Germany
13. Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer: Gerd Nienstedt (Bass), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Eberhard Wächter (Baritone), Claude Heater (Tenor), Martti Talvela (Bass), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1859 ; Germany
14. Don Giovanni, K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague
15. Don Giovanni, K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Martina Arroyo (Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Alfredo Mariotti (Baritone), Martti Talvela (Bass), Ezio Flagello (Bass), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Reri Grist (Soprano)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague
16. Elektra, Op. 58 by Richard Strauss
Performer: Gerhard Stolze (Tenor), Regina Resnik (Mezzo Soprano), Marie Collier (Soprano), Tom Krause (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1906-1908 ; Germany
17. Salome, Op. 54 by Richard Strauss
Performer: Gerhard Stolze (Tenor), Max Proebstl (Bass), Zenon Kosnowski (Bass), Josephine Veasey (Mezzo Soprano), Stefan Schwer (Tenor), Paul Kuen (Tenor), Aron Gestner (Tenor), Theodore Kirschbichler (Bass), Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor), Tom Krause (Baritone), Liselotte Maikl (Soprano), Eberhard Wächter (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Heinz Holecek (Baritone), Kurt Equiluz (Tenor), Nigel Douglas (Tenor), Grace Hoffman (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903-1905 ; Germany
18. Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65 by Richard Strauss
Performer: Leonie Rysanek (Soprano), Murray Dickie (Tenor), James King (Tenor), Lorenzo Alvary (Bass), Ewald Aichberger (Tenor), Gertrude Jahn (Alto), Hans Helm (Baritone), Lotte Rysanek (Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Peter Wimberger (Bass), Ruth Hesse (Mezzo Soprano), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Period: Romantic
Written: 1914-1918 ; Germany
19. Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
20. Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor), Renata Scotto (Soprano), Jeda Valtriani (Soprano), Ida Farina (Soprano), Guido Mazzini (Bass), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Giuseppe Morresi (Bass Baritone), Franco Ricciardi (Tenor), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
21. Parsifal: Dies Alles, hab' ich nun geträumt? by Richard Wagner
Performer: Norman Bailey (Baritone), Helge Brilioth (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1882 ; Germany
22. Die Walküre: Schläfst du, Gast? by Richard Wagner
Performer: Helge Brilioth (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
23. Rienzi: Gerechter Gott! by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840-1843 ; Germany
24. Der fliegende Holländer: Jo-ho-joe! Traft ihr das Schiff by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Period: Romantic
Written: 1841/1852 ; Germany
25. Die Feen: Weh mir, so nah die fürchterlische Stunde by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
26. Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1858 ; Germany
27. Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1858 ; Germany
28. Tristan und Isolde: Weh, ach wehe! by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Grace Hoffman (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
29. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
30. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
31. Oberon, J 306: Ozean! du Ungeheuer by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825-1826 ; Dresden, Germany
32. Der Freischütz, J 277: Leise, leise fromme Weise by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817-1821 ; Dresden, Germany
33. Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
34. Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
35. Die Walküre: Der Männer Sippe sass hier im Saal by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
36. Fidelio, Op. 72: Abscheulicher!...Komm, Hoffnung by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Classical
37. Ah, Perfido!, Op. 65 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Classical
Written: 1795-1796 ; Vienna, Austria
38. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Åke Levén (Organ)
Period: Romantic
39. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Åke Levén (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
40. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Åke Levén (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
41. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Åke Levén (Organ)
Period: Classical
Written: 1818 ; Austria
42. Fidelio, Op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Kurt Böhme (Bass), Donald Grobe (Tenor), James McCracken (Tenor), Günther Adam (Baritone), Hermann Prey (Baritone), Tom Krause (Baritone), Graziella Sciutti (Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Kurt Equiluz (Tenor)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Classical
Written: 1804/1814 ; Vienna, Austria
43. Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Tom Krause (Baritone), Cornell MacNeil (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Giulietta Simionato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Italy
44. Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Virgilio Carbonari (Baritone), Virgilio Carbonari (Bass), Giuseppe Morresi (Bass Baritone), Bruno Prevedi (Tenor), Giuseppe Taddei (Baritone), Dora Carral (Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Silvio Maionica (Bass), Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847/1865 ; Italy
45. Macbeth: Vieni, t'affretta...Or tutti sorgete by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847/1865 ; Italy
46. Macbeth: La luce langue by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
47. Macbeth: Una macchia è qui tuttora "Sleepwalking Scene" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847/1865 ; Italy
48. Nabucco: Ben io t'invenni...Anch' io dischiuso un giorno by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Italy
49. La forza del destino: Madre, pietosa Vergine by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
50. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
51. Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
52. Oberon, J 306 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer: Donald Grobe (Tenor), Martin Benrath (Spoken Vocals), Hubert Suschka (Spoken Vocals), Julia Hamari (Alto), Hans Putz (Spoken Vocals), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Rolf Nagel (Spoken Vocals), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Hans Paetsch (Spoken Vocals), Doris Masjos (Spoken Vocals), Ingrid Andree (Spoken Vocals), Gerhard Friedrich (Spoken Vocals), Heinz Ehrenfreund (Spoken Vocals), Hermann Prey (Baritone), Katharina Matz (Spoken Vocals), Arleen Augér (Soprano), Marga Schiml (Mezzo Soprano), Uwe Friedrichsen (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825-1826 ; Dresden, Germany
53. Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Otto Gerdes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
54. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: John Pritchard
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
55. Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
56. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Argeo Quadri
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
57. Macbeth: Vieni, t'affretta! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Virgilio Carbonari (Baritone), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847/1865 ; Italy
58. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
59. Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
60. Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Germany
61. Elektra, Op. 58: Allein! Weh', ganz allein! by Richard Strauss
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1906-1908 ; Germany
62. Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65: Ein handwerk verstehst du sicher nicht by Richard Strauss
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1914-1918 ; Germany
63. Salome, Op. 54: Ah! Du wolltest mich nicht deinen Mund küssen lassen by Richard Strauss
Performer: Gerhard Stolze (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903-1905 ; Germany
64. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
65. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
66. Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1858 ; Germany
67. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 4, Was it a dream? by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1902 ; Finland
68. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; Finland
69. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
70. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
71. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 6, The diamond on the March snow by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ; Finland
72. Songs (5), Op. 38: no 1, Autumn evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903 ; Finland
73. Runeberg Songs (7), Op. 13: no 4, Spring is flying by Jean Sibelius
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891 ; Finland
74. Songs (6), Op. 25: no 2, A swan by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Norway
75. Romances (6), Op. 39: no 1, From Monte Pincio by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1870 ; Norway
76. Melodies (12), Op. 33: no 2, Spring by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Norway
77. Melodi by Ture Rangström
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917 ; Sweden
78. The Dark Blossom: no 2, Supplication to night by Ture Rangström
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ;
79. Sköldmön by Ture Rangström
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1941 ; Sweden
80. En gammal dansrytm by Ture Rangström
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Bertil Bokstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; Sweden
81. My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night by Frederick Loewe
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956 ; USA
82. Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass), Mario Sereni (Baritone), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Mirella Fiorentini (Mezzo Soprano), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Ferruccio Mazzoli (Bass), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
83. La Fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
84. Der Freischütz, J 277 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer: Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Dieter Weller (Baritone), Franz Crass (Bass), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Wolfgang Anheisser (Baritone), Erika Köth (Soprano), Jurgen Forster (Tenor), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817-1821 ; Dresden, Germany
85. Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Giorgio Tozzi (Bass), Tommaso Frascati (Tenor), Mario Sereni (Baritone), Adelio Zagonara (Baritone), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Myriam Funari (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor), Leonardo Monreale (Bass), Alessio De Paolis (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Anna di Stasio (Soprano), Nelly Pucci (Soprano), Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
86. Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Tommaso Frascati (Tenor), Adelio Zagonara (Baritone), Myriam Funari (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Leonardo Monreale (Bass), Alessio De Paolis (Tenor), Nelly Pucci (Soprano), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Anna di Stasio (Soprano), Mario Sereni (Baritone), Giorgio Tozzi (Bass)
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
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