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The Very Best of Jessye Norman

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Wagner, Richard : Wesendonck Lieder
>Schubert, Franz : Dem Unendlichen, D 291
>Schubert, Franz : Der Winterabend, D 938
>Schubert, Franz : Auflösung, D 807
>Brahms, Johannes : German Requiem, Op. 45
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Berlioz, Hector : Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17
>Ravel, Maurice : Chansons madecasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano
>Ravel, Maurice : Chanson du rouet, song for voice & piano
>Ravel, Maurice : Si morne!, song for voice & piano
>Poulenc, Francis : Tu vois le feu du soir, song for voice & piano (Miroirs brulants), FP 98/1
>Poulenc, Francis : La fraicheur et le feu, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 147
>Offenbach, Jacques : La belle Hélène
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Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Act II. Dich, teure Halle
  • Performer: Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Act III. Allmächt'ge Jungfrau, hör mein Flehen
  • Performer: Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman :: Act II. Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff
  • Performer: Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
  • Notes: Composition written: 1841.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1841

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Act III. Mild und leise
  • Performer: Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Wagner, Richard : Wesendonck Lieder
  • Performers: Irwin Gage (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 19 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1857-1858

>Schubert, Franz : Dem Unendlichen, D 291
  • Performers: Irwin Gage (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 09/15/1815

>Schubert, Franz : Der Winterabend, D 938
  • Performers: Irwin Gage (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/1828.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 01/1828

>Schubert, Franz : Auflösung, D 807
  • Performers: Irwin Gage (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1824

>Brahms, Johannes : German Requiem, Op. 45 :: Ihr hab
  • Performer: Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1857-1868

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act IV. Barcarolle
  • Performers: Neil Shicoff (Tenor); Dale Duesing (Baritone); Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Ensemble: Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act IV. Venus dit à Fortune
  • Performers: Neil Shicoff (Tenor); Dale Duesing (Baritone); Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Ensemble: Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act IV. Qui connait donc la souffrance...O Dieu, de quelle i
  • Performers: Neil Shicoff (Tenor); Dale Duesing (Baritone); Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Ensemble: Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act IV. Jusque-là cependant affermis mon courage...Aujourd'h
  • Performers: Neil Shicoff (Tenor); Dale Duesing (Baritone); Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Ensemble: Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Berlioz, Hector : Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17
  • Performer: Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 09/1839

>Ravel, Maurice : Chansons madécasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano
  • Performers: Dalton Baldwin (Piano); Renaud Fontanarosa (Cello); Michel Debost (Flute); Jessye Norman
  • Notes: Composition written: 1925-26.
  • Running Time: 13 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1925-1926

>Ravel, Maurice : Chanson du rouet, song for voice & piano
  • Performers: Dalton Baldwin (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1898

>Ravel, Maurice : Si morne!, song for voice & piano
  • Performers: Dalton Baldwin (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1898

>Poulenc, Francis : Tu vois le feu du soir, song for voice & piano (Miroirs brûlants), FP 98/1
  • Performers: Irwin Gage (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Poulenc, Francis : La fraîcheur et le feu, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 147
  • Performers: Irwin Gage (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 7 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1950

>Offenbach, Jacques : La belle Hélène :: Act 1. Amours divins!
  • Performers: Nicole Carreras (Soprano); Charles Burles (Tenor); Colette Alliot-Lugaz (Soprano); Jean-Philippe LaFont (Baritone); Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone); John Aler (Tenor); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Ensemble: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1864

>Offenbach, Jacques : La belle Hélène :: Act 2. On me nomme Hélène la blonde
  • Performers: Nicole Carreras (Soprano); Charles Burles (Tenor); Colette Alliot-Lugaz (Soprano); Jean-Philippe LaFont (Baritone); Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone); John Aler (Tenor); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Ensemble: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1864

>Offenbach, Jacques : La belle Hélène :: Act 3. Là vrai, je ne suis pas coupable
  • Performers: Nicole Carreras (Soprano); Charles Burles (Tenor); Colette Alliot-Lugaz (Soprano); Jean-Philippe LaFont (Baritone); Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone); John Aler (Tenor); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Ensemble: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1864

>Offenbach, Jacques : La belle Hélène :: Act 3. Elle vient! C'est elle
  • Performers: Nicole Carreras (Soprano); Charles Burles (Tenor); Colette Alliot-Lugaz (Soprano); Jean-Philippe LaFont (Baritone); Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone); John Aler (Tenor); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Ensemble: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1864