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The Best of Opera Vol 5

> Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492 - The Marriage of Figaro: Overture
> Carmen - Pres des remparts de Seville (Seguidilla) and Duet
> La fanciulla del West - Ch' ella mi creda libera
> Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) - Una voce poco fa
> Lohengrin - Treulich gefuhrt
> Fidelio, Op. 72 - Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin
> Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K. 620 - Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act II: March of the Priests
> Andrea Chenier - La mamma morta
> La traviata - La Traviata: Prelude to Act 1
> Rigoletto - Gualtier Malde... Caro nome
> Aida - Se quel guerrier io fossi... Celeste Aida
> Il trovatore - D'amor sull' ali rosee
> Cosi fan tutte, K. 588 - Un' aura amorosa
> Lucia di Lammermoor - Il dolce suono ('Mad Scene')

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Fanciulla del West
>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chenier
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
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Notes & Reviews:

This well-filled disc contains music from some of the grandest operas in the Naxos catalog. This well-recorded collection is both an accessible memoir of and a wonderful introduction to the exciting world of grand opera.



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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Pres des remparts de Seville (Seguidilla) and Duet
  • Performers: Graciela Alperyn (Mezzo Soprano); Giorgio Lamberti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Fanciulla del West :: Ch'ella mi creda libera
  • Performer: Thomas Harper (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Notes: Composition written: 1910.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1910

>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia :: Una voce poco fa
  • Performer: Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Will Humburg
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Treulich gefuhrt (Bridal Chorus)
  • Conductor: Johannes Wildner
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin
  • Performer: Inga Nielsen (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: March Of The Priest
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chénier :: La mamma morta
  • Conductor: Johannes Wildner
  • Notes: Composition written: 1896.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Prelude to Act 1
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: Gualtier Malde...Caro nome
  • Performer: Alida Ferrarini (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Se quel guerrier io fossi...Celeste Aida
  • Performer: Kristjan Johannsson (Voice)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore :: D'amor sull'alli rosee
  • Performer: Daniela Longhi (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Will Humburg
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Un'aura amorosa
  • Performer: John Dickie (Voice)
  • Conductor: Johannes Wildner
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor :: Il dolce suono (Mad Scene)
  • Performer: Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Will Humburg
  • Running Time: 16 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835