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Beverly Sills and Friends

Album Summary

>Massenet, Jules : Manon
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Anna Bolena
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Roberto Devereux
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Maria Stuarda
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Moore, Douglas S. : The Ballad of Baby Doe, opera in 2 acts
>Adam, Adolphe : Le Toreador, opera
>Schubert, Franz : Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965/Op. 129
>Handel, George Frideric : German Arias (9)
>Arne, Thomas A. : Artaxerxes, opera in 3 acts
>Caldara, Antonio : La Costanza vince il rigore, cantata for 2 voices, violins & oboe
>Bishop, Henry Rowley : Lo! Hear the Gentle Lark
>Lehár, Franz : Der Zarewitsch
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Soprano Beverly Sills and her special friends and colleagues together in opera and song. Liner notes features a new and exclusive interview with Beverly Sills, reminiscing about each of the arias, the artists and the times these recordings were made. The perfect collection to encapsulate the career and outstanding artistry of this great American soprano.



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>Massenet, Jules : Manon :: Act 3. Scene 1. Je marche sur tous les chemins
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Massenet, Jules : Manon :: Act 3. Scene 1. Gavotte. Obéissons, quand leur voix appelle
  • Performers: Michel Trempont (Tenor); Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Massenet, Jules : Manon :: Act 4. Un mot, s'il vous plaît, Chevalier
  • Performers: Michele Raynaud (Voice); Helia T'hezan (Mezzo Soprano); Patricia Kern (Mezzo Soprano); Gérard Souzay (Baritone); Nico Castel (Tenor); Beverly Sills; Nicolai Gedda (Voice)
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1882-1883

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor :: Part 1. no 4. Duet. Sulla tomba che rinserra
  • Performers: Beverly Sills; Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 10 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor :: Part 2. Act 1. Sextet with Chorus. Chi mi frena in tal momento? / Chi ra
  • Performers: Adolf Dallapozza (Tenor); Patricia Kern (Mezzo Soprano); Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone); Justino Vocals] (Bass Baritone); Beverly Sills; Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835

>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera :: Part 1. Scene 2. Scene and Duet. O amato zio - Sai com'arde
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera :: Part 1. Scene 2. Scene and Duet. Chi mosse a' miei desir il genitor?
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera :: Part 1. Scene 2. Scene and Duet. Odi... Qual suon si desta?
  • Performers: Beverly Sills; Paul Plishka (Voice)
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Anna Bolena :: Act 2. Scene 1. no 11. Scene and Duet. Dio, che mi vedi in core
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1830

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Anna Bolena :: Act 2. Scene 1. no 11. Scene and Duet. Sul suo capo aggravi un Dio
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1830

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Anna Bolena :: Act 2. Scene 1. no 11. Scene and Duet. Dal mio cor punita io sono
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1830

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Anna Bolena :: Act 2. Scene 1. no 11. Scene and Duet. Va', infelice, e teco reca
  • Performers: Beverly Sills; Shirley Verrett (Voice)
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1830

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Roberto Devereux :: Act 1. Scene 1. Nunzio son del Parlamento
  • Performers: Don Garrard (Bass); Kenneth MacDonald (Voice); Gwynne Howell (Bass); Beverly Sills; Beverly Wolff (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1837.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1837

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Maria Stuarda :: Act 2. no 6. Finale. Deh! l'accogli!
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Aldo Ceccato
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1834

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Maria Stuarda :: Act 2. no 6. Finale. Va', preparati, furente
  • Performers: Christian Plessis (Voice); Patricia Kern (Mezzo Soprano); Eileen Farrell (Voice); Louis Quilico (Baritone); Beverly Sills; Stuart Burrows (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Aldo Ceccato
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1834

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act 3. Barcarolle. Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour
  • Performers: Susanne Marsee (Mezzo Soprano); Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act 3. Scene. Cher ange!
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Act 3. Duet. Malheureux, tu ne comprends donc pas
  • Performers: Norman Treigle (Bass Baritone); Beverly Sills; Stuart Burrows (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Moore, Douglas S. : The Ballad of Baby Doe, opera in 2 acts :: Act 1. Scene 2. Willow, where we met together (Willow Song)
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Emerson Buckley
  • Ensemble: New York City Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1956

>Moore, Douglas S. : The Ballad of Baby Doe, opera in 2 acts :: Act 1. Scene 2. Oh, Mr. Tabor!
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Emerson Buckley
  • Ensemble: New York City Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1956

>Moore, Douglas S. : The Ballad of Baby Doe, opera in 2 acts :: Act 1. Scene 2. Warm as the autumn light
  • Performers: Frances Bible (Mezzo Soprano); Walter Cassel (Baritone); Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Emerson Buckley
  • Ensemble: New York City Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1956

>Adam, Adolphe : Le Toreador, opera :: Act 1. Aria. Ah! vous dirai-je, maman
  • Performers: Charles Wadsworth (Piano); Beverly Sills; Paula Robison (Flute)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1849

>Schubert, Franz : Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965/Op. 129
  • Performers: Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet); Charles Wadsworth (Piano); Beverly Sills
  • Running Time: 11 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Handel, George Frideric : German Arias (9)
  • Performers: Leslie Parnas (Cello); Charles Wadsworth (Harpsichord); Beverly Sills; Paula Robison (Flute)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1724-1726

>Arne, Thomas A. : Artaxerxes, opera in 3 acts :: Act 3. Scena 3. Aria. The soldier tir'd of war's alarms
  • Performers: Charles Treger (Violin); Leslie Parnas (Cello); Charles Wadsworth (Harpsichord); Beverly Sills
  • Notes: Composition written: 1762.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1762

>Caldara, Antonio : La Costanza vince il rigore, cantata for 2 voices, violins & oboe
  • Performers: Leslie Parnas (Cello); Charles Wadsworth (Harpsichord); Beverly Sills
  • Running Time: 7 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1710

>Bishop, Henry Rowley : Lo! Hear the Gentle Lark
  • Performers: Charles Wadsworth (Piano); Beverly Sills; Paula Robison (Flute)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1819

>Franz Lehár (1870 - 1948) : Der Zarewitsch :: Act 1. Aria. Einer wird kommen
  • Performer: Beverly Sills
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: Germany.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta