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Great Voices of the Century / Prey, Damrau, Domingo, Bartoli, Schock, Kraus, Wunderlich

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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le Nozze de Figaro
>     Ouvertüre
>     Aria. Non sò piú cosa son
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>     Arie. Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen
>     Arie. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera
>     Aria. Son vergin vezzosa
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Amore e morte ("Odi d'un uom che muore"), arietta for voice & piano
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth
>     Aria. Perfidi! All' Anglo contro me
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Die Macht des Schicksals
>     Aria. Pace, pace, mio Dio
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Luisa Miller
>     Szene und Arie. Quando le sere
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Boheme
>     Arie. Wie eiskalt ist dies Händchen
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>     Aria. Votre toast
>Offenbach, Jacques : Hoffmanns Erzählungen
>     Es war einmal am Hof
>Böhm, Carl : Still wie die Nacht, for voice & orchestra, Op. 326/27
>Strauss, Richard : Zueignung
>     Ja, du weiát es, meine Seele
>Brahms, Johannes : Vier Ernste Gesänge
>     Nr. 2. Ich wandte mich und sahe an, alle
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Schumann, Robert : Myrthen, Op. 25
>Schumann, Robert : Der Nussbaum ("Es grünet ein Nussbaum vor dem Haus"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op. 25/3
>Schumann, Robert : Hochländisches Wiegenlied ("Schlafe, süsser kleiner Donald"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op.
>Schumann, Robert : Lied der Suleika, Op. 25 no 9
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Missa in C, KV 257, "Credo-Messe"
>     Gloria
>     Benedictus
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Der Bajazzo
>     Duet. Nedda! Silvio!
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>     Il mio tesoro
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Csárdás ("Klänge der Heimat"), for voice & orchestra (RV 503-6)
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>     La donna è mobile (O wie so trügerisch)
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
>     Sparsa è di rose...Ardon gl'icensi

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le Nozze de Figaro
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Amore e morte ("Odi d'un uom che muore"), arietta for voice & piano
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Die Macht des Schicksals
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Luisa Miller
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Boheme
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Offenbach, Jacques : Hoffmanns Erzählungen
>Böhm, Carl : Still wie die Nacht, for voice & orchestra, Op. 326/27
>Strauss, Richard : Zueignung
>Brahms, Johannes : Vier Ernste Gesänge
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Schumann, Robert : Myrthen, Op. 25
>Schumann, Robert : Der Nussbaum ("Es grünet ein Nussbaum vor dem Haus"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op. 25/3
>Schumann, Robert : Hochländisches Wiegenlied ("Schlafe, süsser kleiner Donald"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op.
>Schumann, Robert : Lied der Suleika, Op. 25 no 9
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Missa in C, KV 257, "Credo-Messe"
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Der Bajazzo
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Csárdás ("Klänge der Heimat"), for voice & orchestra (RV 503-6)
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
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Notes & Reviews:

Great Voices of the Century is a wonderful collection featuring the greatest voices of the century as well as the greatest works by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, Strauss, Bizet, Puccini from the operas Le Nozze di Figaro, The Magic Flute, Carmen, Don Giovanni, and La Bohème.



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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le Nozze de Figaro :: Ouvertüre
  • Conductor: Hans Vonk
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le Nozze de Figaro :: Aria. Non sò piú cosa son
  • Performer: Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Roberto Paternostro
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Arie. Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen
  • Performer: Hermann Prey (Voice)
  • Conductor: Kurt Wöss
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Arie. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
  • Performer: Rudolf Schock (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Schuchter
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera :: Aria. Son vergin vezzosa
  • Performer: Lucia Aliberti (Voice)
  • Conductor: Roberto Paternostro
  • Running Time: 5 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Amore e morte ("Odi d'un uom che muore"), arietta for voice & piano
  • Performers: Alfredo Kraus (Voice); Edelmiro Arnaltes (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth :: Aria. Perfidi! All' Anglo contro me
  • Performer: Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
  • Notes: Composition written: 1847.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Die Macht des Schicksals :: Aria. Pace, pace, mio Dio
  • Performer: Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Rouslan Raichev
  • Running Time: 5 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Luisa Miller :: Szene und Arie. Quando le sere
  • Performer: Placido Domingo
  • Conductor: Georgi Simonov
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1849

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Boheme :: Arie. Wie eiskalt ist dies Händchen
  • Performer: Fritz Wunderlich (Voice)
  • Conductor: Richard Kraus
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Aria. Votre toast
  • Performer: Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice)
  • Conductor: Ivan Marinov
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Offenbach, Jacques : Hoffmanns Erzählungen :: Es war einmal am Hof
  • Performer: Rudolf Schock (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Schuchter
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Böhm, Carl : Still wie die Nacht, for voice & orchestra, Op. 326/27
  • Performer: Werner Hollweg (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Froschauer
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Strauss, Richard : Zueignung :: Ja, du weiát es, meine Seele
  • Performers: Gwyneth Jones (Soprano); Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Brahms, Johannes : Vier Ernste Gesänge :: Nr. 2. Ich wandte mich und sahe an, alle
  • Performers: Hertha Klust (Piano); Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1896

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Rudolf Schock (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Schuchter
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1852

>Schumann, Robert : Myrthen, Op. 25
  • Performers: Diana Damrau (Soprano); Stephan Lademann (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1840.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1840

>Schumann, Robert : Der Nussbaum ("Es grünet ein Nussbaum vor dem Haus"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op. 25/3
  • Performers: Diana Damrau (Soprano); Stephan Lademann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1840

>Schumann, Robert : Hochländisches Wiegenlied ("Schlafe, süsser kleiner Donald"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op.
  • Performers: Stephan Lademann (Piano); Diana Damrau (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1840

>Schumann, Robert : Lied der Suleika, Op. 25 no 9
  • Performers: Stephan Lademann (Piano); Diana Damrau (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1840

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Missa in C, KV 257, "Credo-Messe" :: Gloria
  • Performers: Barbara Schlick (Soprano); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Klaus Knubben
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1776

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Missa in C, KV 257, "Credo-Messe" :: Benedictus
  • Performers: Barbara Schlick (Soprano); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Klaus Knubben
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1776

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); George Thalben-Ball (Organ)
  • Conductor: Walter Susskind
  • Running Time: 16 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1773

>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Der Bajazzo :: Duet. Nedda! Silvio!
  • Performers: Anneliese Rothenberger (Soprano); Hermann Prey (Voice)
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Schuchter
  • Running Time: 8 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Il mio tesoro
  • Performer: Richard Tauber (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Walter Goehr
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Csárdás ("Klänge der Heimat"), for voice & orchestra (RV 503-6)
  • Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Otto Ackermann
  • Notes: Composition written: 1873.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: La donna è mobile (O wie so trügerisch)
  • Performer: Mario Lanza
  • Conductor: Constantin Callinicos
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor :: Sparsa è di rose...Ardon gl'icensi
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 7 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835