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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>     Voi che sapete
>     Porgi amor
>     E Susanna non vien!...Dove sono
>     Non più andrai
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>     Deh, vieni alla finestra
>     Baiit, batti, o bel Masetto
>     Finch'han dal vino
>     Là ci darem la mano
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>     Der Hölle Rache
>     O Isis und Osiris
>     Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
>     Duo
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>     Temerarei...Come scoglio
>     Soave sia il vento
>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera
>     La calunnia è un venticello
>     Largo al factotum
>     Una voce poco fa
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos
>     Nei giardin del bello
>     Ella giammai m'amò!
>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
>     Casta Diva
>     Mira, o Norma
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>     Se quel guerrier...Celeste Aida
>     Ritorna vincitor
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>     Tenesta la promessa...Addio del passato
>     Libiamo ne' lieti calici
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello
>     Niun mi tema
>     Esultate!
>     Dio! mi potevi scagliar
>     Ave Maria
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>     Un bel dì vedremo
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>     E lucevan le stelle
>     Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>     Si, mi chiamano Mimì
>     Che gelida manina
>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
>     In quelle trine morbide
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>     Signore, ascolta
>     In questa reggia
>     Tanto amore
>     Nessun dorma
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera
>     Recitar...Vesti la giubba
>Giordano, Umberto : Fedora
>     Amor ti vieta di non amar
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>     Le veau d'or est toujours debout
>     Les grands seigneurs...Ah! Je ris de me voir si belle
>     Alerte, alert!...Anges purs, anges radieux
>Delibes, Léo : Lakme
>     Où va la jeune hindoue?
>     Viens, Mallika
>Gounod, Charles : Romeo et Juliette
>     L'amour, l'amour...Ah! Lève-toi, soleil
>     Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve
>Massenet, Jules : Manon
>     Allons! Il le faut...Adieu notre petite table
>     Suis-je gentille ainsi?...Je marche sur tous les chemins
>Massenet, Jules : Werther
>     Toute mon âme est là...Pourquoi me réveiller
>     Werther, Werther, qui m'aurait dit...Ces lettres!
>Bizet, Georges : La Jolie Fille de Perth, opera in 4 acts
>     Quand la flamme de l'amour
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>     L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
>     Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre...Toréador
>     La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera
>     A cette voix...Je crois entendre encore
>     C'est toi!...Au fond du temple saint
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Berlioz, Hector : Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a
>     Je vais mourir...Adieu, Fière cité
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
>     Mon cour s'ouvre à ta voix
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>     Wie Todesahnung...O du mein holder Abendstern
>     Dich, teure Halle
>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>     Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>     In fernem Land
>     Einsam in trüben Tagen
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried
>     Heil dir, Sonne!
>     Was am besten er kann...Nothung! Nothung!
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>     Mild und leise
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo
>     Che farò senza Euridice?
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72
>     Abscheulicher!
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera
>     Ne m'abandonne pas, espoir de la vengeance...Asile héréditaire
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>     La donna è mobile
>     Gualtier Maldè!...Caro nome
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>     Di quella pira
>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>     O mio babbino caro
>Mascagni, Pietro : L'Amico Fritz
>     Ed anche Beppe amo
>Cilèa, Francesco : Adriana Lecouvreur
>     Poveri fiori
>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chenier
>     Come un bel dì di maggio
>Massenet, Jules : Le jongleur de Notre-Dame
>     Marie, avec l'enfant Jésus
>Gounod, Charles : Mireille
>     Heureux petit berger
>Thomas, Ambroise : Mignon
>     Connais-tu le pays
>     Elle ne croyait pas dans sa candeur
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>     Les oiseaux dans la charmille
>     Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour
>Charpentier, Gustave : Louise
>     Depuis le jour
>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
>     Da geht er hin
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>     Leb wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind
>     Hojotoho! Hojotoho!
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
>     Il dolce suono
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale
>     Com'è gentil
>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally
>     Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
>Adam, Adolphe : Le postillon de Lonjumeau
>     Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire
>Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit : La muette de Portici
>     Mieux vaut mourir...Amour sacré de la patrie
>Lalo, Edouard : Le Roi d'Ys
>     Puisqu'on ne peut fléchir...Vainement, ma bien-aimée
>Massenet, Jules : Thais
>     Ah! Je suis seule enfin...Dis-moi que je suis belle
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov
>     Boris's Farewell
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Oberon, opera
>     Schreckinsschwur!
>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
>     Die "selige Morgentraum-Deutweise"...Selig, wie die S

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos
>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera
>Giordano, Umberto : Fedora
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>Delibes, Léo : Lakme
>Gounod, Charles : Romeo et Juliette
>Massenet, Jules : Manon
>Massenet, Jules : Werther
>Bizet, Georges : La Jolie Fille de Perth, opera in 4 acts
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Berlioz, Hector : Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Mascagni, Pietro : L'Amico Fritz
>Cilèa, Francesco : Adriana Lecouvreur
>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chenier
>Massenet, Jules : Le jongleur de Notre-Dame
>Gounod, Charles : Mireille
>Thomas, Ambroise : Mignon
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Charpentier, Gustave : Louise
>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale
>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally
>Adam, Adolphe : Le postillon de Lonjumeau
>Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit : La muette de Portici
>Lalo, Edouard : Le Roi d'Ys
>Massenet, Jules : Thais
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Oberon, opera
>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
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An impressive collection of the best-loved opera arias ever, sung by the world's greatest stars: Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Maria Callas, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Victoria de los Angeles, Roberto Alagna, and many others.



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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Voi che sapete
  • Performer: Teresa Berganza
  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Porgi amor
  • Performer: Heather Harper (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Deh, vieni alla finestra
  • Performer: Thomas Allen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Baiit, batti, o bel Masetto
  • Performer: Elisabeth Gale (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Der Hölle Rache
  • Performer: Edda Moser (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: O Isis und Osiris
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Temerarei...Come scoglio
  • Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera :: La calunnia è un venticello
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos :: Nei giardin del bello
  • Performers: Delia Wallis (Mezzo Soprano); Shirley Verrett
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera :: Casta Diva
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Se quel guerrier...Celeste Aida
  • Performer: Franco Corelli (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Tenesta la promessa...Addio del passato
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Aldo Ceccato
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Niun mi tema
  • Performer: Jon Vickers (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Un bel dì vedremo
  • Performer: Renata Scotto
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: E lucevan le stelle
  • Performer: Placido Domingo
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Si, mi chiamano Mimì
  • Performer: Mirella Freni
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: In quelle trine morbide
  • Performer: Montserrat Caballé
  • Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Signore, ascolta
  • Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera :: Recitar...Vesti la giubba
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Giordano, Umberto : Fedora :: Amor ti vieta di non amar
  • Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Mark Elder
  • Notes: Composition written: 1898.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1898

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Le veau d'or est toujours debout
  • Conductor: André Cluytens
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Lakmé :: Où va la jeune hindoue?
  • Performer: Mady Mesple (Voice)
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Running Time: 6 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1883

>Gounod, Charles : Roméo et Juliette :: L'amour, l'amour...Ah! Lève-toi, soleil
  • Performer: Alfredo Kraus
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Notes: Composition written: 1865-71.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1865-1871

>Massenet, Jules : Manon :: Allons! Il le faut...Adieu notre petite table
  • Performer: Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Massenet, Jules : Werther :: Toute mon âme est là...Pourquoi me réveiller
  • Performer: Nicolai Gedda
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Bizet, Georges : La Jolie Fille de Perth, opera in 4 acts :: Quand la flamme de l'amour
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Notes: Composition written: 1866.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1866

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
  • Performer: Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera :: A cette voix...Je crois entendre encore
  • Performer: Alain Vanzo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1863

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
  • Performer: Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Berlioz, Hector : Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a :: Je vais mourir...Adieu, Fière cité
  • Performer: Régine Crespin (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Notes: Composition written: 1858.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1858

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 :: Mon cour s'ouvre à ta voix
  • Performers: Rita Gorr (Mezzo Soprano); Jon Vickers (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859-1877

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Wie Todesahnung...O du mein holder Abendstern
  • Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Conductor: Franz Konwitschny
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman :: Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere
  • Performer: Anja Silja (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Notes: Composition written: 1841.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1841

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: In fernem Land
  • Performer: Jess Thomas (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried :: Heil dir, Sonne!
  • Performers: Eva Marton (Soprano); Siegfried Jerusalem (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1871

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Mild und leise
  • Performer: Helga Dernesch (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 7 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo :: Che farò senza Euridice?
  • Performer: Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
  • Performer: Walter Berry (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Finch'han dal vino
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Running Time: 1 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: E Susanna non vien!...Dove sono
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
  • Running Time: 6 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: Abscheulicher!
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera :: Ne m'abandonne pas, espoir de la vengeance...Asile héréditaire
  • Performer: Nicolai Gedda
  • Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
  • Running Time: 6 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1829

>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera :: Largo al factotum
  • Performer: Tito Gobbi (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Alceo Galliera
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos :: Ella giammai m'amò!
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: La donna è mobile
  • Performer: Alfredo Kraus
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore :: Di quella pira
  • Performer: Franco Corelli (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Esultate!
  • Performer: James McCracken (Tenor)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Dio! mi potevi scagliar
  • Performers: Justino Vocals] (Bass Baritone); Placido Domingo
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: In questa reggia
  • Performer: Ghena Dimitrova (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Tanto amore
  • Performer: Janine Micheau (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O mio babbino caro
  • Performer: Montserrat Caballé
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Mascagni, Pietro : L'Amico Fritz :: Ed anche Beppe amo
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Francesco Cilèa (Composer) (1866 - 1950) : Adriana Lecouvreur :: Poveri fiori
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1902

>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chénier :: Come un bel dì di maggio
  • Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Mark Elder
  • Notes: Composition written: 1896.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Les grands seigneurs...Ah! Je ris de me voir si belle
  • Performer: Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
  • Conductor: André Cluytens
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Massenet, Jules : Le jongleur de Notre-Dame :: Marie, avec l'enfant Jésus
  • Conductor: Roger Boutry
  • Running Time: 5 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Gounod, Charles : Mireille :: Heureux petit berger
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1863-1864

>Thomas, Ambroise : Mignon :: Connais-tu le pays
  • Performer: Jane Rhodes (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Jean-Claude Hartemann
  • Running Time: 5 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1866

>Thomas, Ambroise : Mignon :: Elle ne croyait pas dans sa candeur
  • Performer: Nicolai Gedda
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1866

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre...Toréador
  • Performers: Monique Linval (Soprano); Ernest Blanc (Baritone); Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano); Denise Monteil (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Les oiseaux dans la charmille
  • Performer: Mady Mesple (Voice)
  • Conductor: Jean-Pierre Marty
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
  • Performer: Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Charpentier, Gustave : Louise :: Depuis le jour
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887-1896

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Da geht er hin
  • Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 5 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Einsam in trüben Tagen
  • Performer: Régine Crespin (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 6 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Dich, teure Halle
  • Performer: Hildegard Behrens (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Peter Schneider
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: Leb wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind
  • Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
  • Running Time: 15 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: Hojotoho! Hojotoho!
  • Performers: Ruth Falcon (Soprano); Carolyn Watkinson (Alto); Ursula Kunz (Mezzo Soprano); Margarita Lilowa (Mezzo Soprano); Margaretha Hintermeier (Alto); Ute Walther (Mezzo Soprano); Anita Soldh (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Non più andrai
  • Performer: Thomas Allen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Là ci darem la mano
  • Performers: Graziella Sciutti; Eberhard Wächter (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Duo
  • Performers: Andreas Schmidt; Catherine Pierard (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Soave sia il vento
  • Performers: Carol Vaness (Soprano); Delores Ziegler (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera :: Mira, o Norma
  • Performers: Maria Callas; Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 7 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor :: Il dolce suono
  • Performers: Renato Bruson (Baritone); Bruno Lazzaretti (Tenor); Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
  • Running Time: 16 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale :: Com'è gentil
  • Performer: Alfredo Kraus
  • Conductor: Sarah Caldwell
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera :: Una voce poco fa
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Alceo Galliera
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Libiamo ne' lieti calici
  • Performers: Alfredo Kraus; Renata Scotto
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: Gualtier Maldè!...Caro nome
  • Performers: Lucio Gallo (Baritone); Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor); Daniela Dessi
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 6 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Ritorna vincitor
  • Performer: Birgit Nilsson
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Ave Maria
  • Performer: Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Nessun dorma
  • Performer: Franco Corelli (Tenor)
  • Conductor: France Molinari-Pradelli
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Che gelida manina
  • Performer: Nicolai Gedda
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally :: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1892

>Adam, Adolphe : Le postillon de Lonjumeau :: Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire
  • Performer: Nicolai Gedda
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1836

>Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (Composer) (1782 - 1871) : La muette de Portici :: Mieux vaut mourir...Amour sacré de la patrie
  • Performers: Jean-Philippe LaFont (Baritone); Alfredo Kraus
  • Conductor: Thomas Fulton
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Gounod, Charles : Roméo et Juliette :: Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve
  • Performer: Mady Mesple (Voice)
  • Conductor: Jean-Pierre Marty
  • Notes: Composition written: 1865-71.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1865-1871

>Lalo, Edouard : Le Roi d'Ys :: Puisqu'on ne peut fléchir...Vainement, ma bien-aimée
  • Performer: Henri Legay (Tenor)
  • Conductor: André Cluytens
  • Notes: Composition written: 1875-88.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1875-1888

>Massenet, Jules : Manon :: Suis-je gentille ainsi?...Je marche sur tous les chemins
  • Performer: June Anderson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour
  • Performers: Jessye Norman; Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera :: C'est toi!...Au fond du temple saint
  • Performers: John Aler (Tenor); Gino Quilico (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 7 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1863

>Massenet, Jules : Werther :: Werther, Werther, qui m'aurait dit...Ces lettres!
  • Performer: Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 7 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Lakmé :: Viens, Mallika
  • Performers: Mady Mesple (Voice); Danielle Millet (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1883

>Massenet, Jules : Thaïs :: Ah! Je suis seule enfin...Dis-moi que je suis belle
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 6 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Alerte, alert!...Anges purs, anges radieux
  • Performers: Placido Domingo; Mirella Freni
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov :: Boris's Farewell
  • Conductor: André Cluytens
  • Notes: Composition written: 1868-74.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1868-1874

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Oberon, opera :: Schreckinsschwur!
  • Performer: Gary Lakes (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Conlon
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1825-1826

>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg :: Die "selige Morgentraum-Deutweise"...Selig, wie die S
  • Performers: Helen Donath; René Kollo; Theo Adam (Bass Baritone); Ruth Hesse (Mezzo Soprano); Peter Schreier
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 5 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862-1867

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried :: Was am besten er kann...Nothung! Nothung!
  • Performers: Peter Haage (Tenor); Siegfried Jerusalem (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1871