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The One and Only - Opera Arias / Maria Callas

Album Summary

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally
>Cilèa, Francesco : Adriana Lecouvreur
>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chenier
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani
>Bellini, Vincenzo : La sonnambula, opera
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Gounod, Charles : Romeo et Juliette
>Massenet, Jules : Werther
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
>Massenet, Jules : Manon
>Charpentier, Gustave : Louise
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
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A 2-CD compilation of Callas' most famous arias, at a 1-CD price! Packaged in a limited edition 6-panel digipack with a lavishly illustrated booklet.

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A wide-ranging collection of many of Callus's (and opera's) greatest hits in performances that are never less than outstanding. Ideal for the Callas beginner.



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>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O mio babbino caro
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Act 1. Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Act 3. Donde lieta uscì
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally :: Act 1. Ebben? ne andrò lontana
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1892

>Francesco Cilèa (1866 - 1950) : Adriana Lecouvreur :: Act 1. Ecco respiro appena. Io son l'umile ancella
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1902

>Francesco Cilèa (1866 - 1950) : Adriana Lecouvreur :: Act 4. Poveri fiori
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1902

>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chénier :: Act 3. La mamma morta
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1896.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Act 2. Vissi d'arte
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Victor De Sabata
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Act 2. Un bel dì vedremo
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Act 1. Signore, ascolta
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Act 3. Tu, che di gel sei cinta
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Act 2. In questa reggia
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: Act 1. Gualtier Maldè... Caro nome
  • Performers: Carlo Forti (Bass); William Dickie (Baritone); Renato Ercolani (Tenor); Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 7 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 1. Ah, fors'è lui
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Franco Ghione
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore :: Act 4. D'amor sull'ali rosee
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani :: Act 5. Mercé, diletto amiche
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1855

>Bellini, Vincenzo : La sonnambula, opera :: Act 1. Compagne, teneri amici... Come per me sereno
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1831

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor :: Act 1. Regnava nel silenzio... Quando rapito in estasi
  • Performers: Anna Canali (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 8 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835

>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera :: Act 1. Casta Diva
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia :: Act 1. Una voce poco fa
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Alceo Galliera
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani :: Act 1. Sunta è la notte... Ernani, Ernani, involami
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
  • Running Time: 6 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Act 1. Ritorna vincitor!
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo :: Act 4. J'ai perdu mon Eurydice
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Act 1. Habanera. L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Act 1. Près des remparts de Séville
  • Performers: Maria Callas; Nicolai Gedda
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Act 2. Chanson bohème. Les tringles des sistres tintaient
  • Performers: Nadine Sautereau (Soprano); Jane Berbié (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Gounod, Charles : Roméo et Juliette :: Act 1. Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Notes: Composition written: 1865-71.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1865-1871

>Massenet, Jules : Werther :: Act 3. Letter Scene. Werther! Qui m'aurait dit... Des cris joyeux
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 7 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 :: Act 1. Printemps qui commence
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859-1877

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 :: Act 2. Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859-1877

>Massenet, Jules : Manon :: Act 2. Je ne suis que faiblesse... Adieu, notre petite table
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Charpentier, Gustave : Louise :: Act 3. Depuis le jour
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887-1896

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Act 3. Jewel Song. Un bouquet!... Ah! je ris
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 5 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859