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Bellini: I Puritani [Highlights]  / Caballe, Kraus, Hamari, Manuguerra, Ferrin
Bellini: I Puritani [Highlights] / Caballe, Kraus, Hamari, Manuguerra, Ferrin

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Elenkov, Stefan; Ferrin, Agostino; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Manuguerra, Matteo; O'Neill, Dennis [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Elvira might have been written with CaballT's limpid tones and predominantly gentle art in mind, Arturo with Alfredo Kraus's sense of line and plangency...continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (1979-06-18_1979-06-30&1979-)....continue...
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Puccini: Tosca [Highlights] / Scotto, Domingo, Bruson
Puccini: Tosca [Highlights] / Scotto, Domingo, Bruson

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Bruson, Renato; Capecchi, Renato; Domingo, Placido; Hudson, Paul; Perlman, Itzhak; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Velis, Andrea
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Scotto provides perhaps the most telling use of the text since Callas's, and she constantly lets one see the distraught, temperamental woman behind the...continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (07/29/1980-08/02/1980)....continue...
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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro [Highlights] / Taddei, Schwarzkopf, Moffo, Cossotto, Wachter
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro [Highlights] / Taddei, Schwarzkopf, Moffo, Cossotto, Wachter

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Cappuccilli, Piero; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Ercolani, Renato; Fusco, Elisabetta; Gatta, Dora; Moffo, Anna [Soprano vocal]; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Taddei, Giuseppe; Vinco, Ivo; Wachter, ...
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
The best performance comes from Eberhard Wächter, who sings the Count's aria with steely passion, articulating the triplets - and this is rare -...continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (1959-09-17_1959-09-19&1959-)....continue...
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Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci; Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana [Highlights] / Scotto, Carreras, Nurmela, Benelli
Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci; Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana [Highlights] / Scotto, Carreras, Nurmela, Benelli

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Benelli, Ugo; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Manuguerra, Matteo; Nurmela, Kari; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; ...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Caballé and Scotto have some lovely moments and both are strong in dramatic commitment ... Carreras gives generously of voice and emotion in both...continue...
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Mercadante: I Normanni a Parigi [Highlights] / Judith Howarth, Barry Banks
Mercadante: I Normanni a Parigi [Highlights] / Judith Howarth, Barry Banks

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2011-07-12

Works: Saverio Mercadante: I Normanni a Parigi
Performers: Banks, Barry; Broadbent, Graeme; Hall, Aled; Howarth, Judith; Karnéus, Katarina; Novaro, Riccardo
Conductors: Stratford, Stuart
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra

Opera Rara continues to explore the fascinating figure of Saverio Mercadante with this world premiere recording of substantial highlights from I Normanni a Parigi, written...continue...
Recording information: Henry Wood Hall, London (05/2009)....continue...
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Puccini: La Boheme, highlights / Pappano
Puccini: La Boheme, highlights / Pappano

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-06-21

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Fissore, Enrico; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Keenlyside, Simon; Ramey, Samuel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Swenson, Ruth Ann; Vaduva, Leontina
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Pappano's CD recording of Boheme is conducted with ever-fresh imagination, bringing out not just subtle emotions alonside high passion, but also the fun of...continue...
Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (08/01/1995-08/10/1995)....continue...
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Walton Conducts Walton
Walton Conducts Walton

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-06

Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra; Concerto for Violin; Concerto for Viola; Partita for Orchestra
Performers: Bell, Donaldson
Conductors: Walton, William
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

In this set, a pairing from EMI's 1994 Walton Edition, the composer is confirmed as an unbeatable interpreter of his own works, especially in the...continue...
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Brilliant Opera Collection - Wagner: Tristan und Isolde / Furtwängler, Flagstad, et al
Brilliant Opera Collection - Wagner: Tristan und Isolde / Furtwängler, Flagstad, et al

4 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2009-07-14

Works: Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Performers: Davies, Rhydderch; Evans, Edgar; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich; Flagstad, Kirsten; Greindl, Josef; Schock, Rudolf; Suthaus, Ludwig; Thebom, Blanche
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

This first recording made by EMI in 1952 for the new LP format and produced by the legendary Walter Legge was the first major recording...continue...
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BLC 93933
Golden Operetta of Vienna
Golden Operetta of Vienna

1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2009-06-30

Works: Franz Lehár: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (You Are My Heart's Delight) (from "Das Land des Lächelns"); Vilja-Lied ("Es lebt eine Vilja") (from "Die lustige Witwe"); The Merry Widow; Meine Lipp...
Performers: Barabas, Sari; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Glawitsch, Rupert; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; Jurinac, Sena; Kunz, Erich; Lipp, Wilma; Loose, Emmy; Patzak, Juliu...
Conductors: Ackermann, Otto; Stolz, Robert; Mareczek, Fritz; Schuchter, Wilhelm; Moralt, Rudolf; Schmidt-Bolcke, Werner; Grevillius, Nils; Geehl, Henry Ernest; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra; Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Orchestra; Vienna Symphony Orchestra

This remarkable 25-CD survey of some of the great Russian pianists of past and present follows the tradition from those who can, through their teachers,...continue...
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MSLC 1049
Icon - Montserrat Caballé sings Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Boito, Mascagni, Giordano
Icon - Montserrat Caballé sings Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Boito, Mascagni, Giordano

4 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-04-21

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Guglielmo Tell; Vincenzo Bellini: Il Pirata, opera; I Puritani, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Poliuto; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Die Hugenoten; Giuseppe Verdi: Giovanna d'Arco; Macbeth; Un ba...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baratti, Giuseppe; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Domingo, Placido; Ferrin, Agostino; Hama...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Muti, Riccardo; Mackerras, Charles; Levine, James; Guadagno, Anton; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Rudel, Julius; Bartoletti, Bruno; Lombard, Alain
Ensemble: Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome; London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra...

Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe was one of the world's leading operatic divas during the latter part of the 20th century. This 4-CD set brings together...continue...
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EMI 648452
Icon - Hans Hotter sings Bach, Brahms, Schubert, etc
Icon - Hans Hotter sings Bach, Brahms, Schubert, etc

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-04-21

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 82, "Ich habe genug" BWV 82; Johannes Brahms: German Requiem, Op. 45; Serious Songs (4), Op. 121; Songs (6) for voice & piano, Op. 86; Mit vierzig Jahren ist der Ber...
Performers: Graml, Helmut; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Jones, Geraint; Kuen, Paul; Lagger, Peter; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Raucheisen, Michael; Schmitt-Walter, Karl; Sutcliffe,...
Conductors: Bernard, Anthony; Karajan, Herbert v.; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Zallinger, Meinhard von; Ludwig, Leopold
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

World-renowned singer Hans Hotter made a career for himself singing the great Wagnerian bass-baritone roles. His magnetic stage presence and booming tone made him ideal...continue...
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Opera in English - R. Strauss: Salome / Mackerras, Bullock, et al
Opera in English - R. Strauss: Salome / Mackerras, Bullock, et al

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2008-11-25

Works: Richard Strauss: Final Scene; Salome, Op. 54
Performers: Begley, Roger; Broadbent, Graeme; Bullock, Susan; Burgess, Sally; Davies, Rebecca de Pont; Druiett, Michael; Elliott, Alasdair; Evans, Wynford; Ewing, Alan; Graham-Hall, John; Judson, Colin; Parry, R...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"For any who are reluctant to go near 'Salome' in English I would recommend reconsidering. Quite apart from the fact that this recording captures one...continue...
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Maria Callas - The Complete Puccini Studio Recordings
Maria Callas - The Complete Puccini Studio Recordings

15 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-10-28

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Manon Lescaut; Madama Butterfly; La bohème; Suor Angelica; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot
Performers: Badioli, Carlo; Boniface, Edgard; Borriello, Mario; Bowman, Robert [Tenor Vocal]; Calabrese, Franco; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Campi, Enrico; Carlin, Mario; Caselli, Dario; Cioni, Renato; Claba...
Conductors: De Sabata, Victor; Serafin, Tullio; Karajan, Herbert v.; Votto, Antonino; Cillario, Carlo Felice
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

This elegant 15-CD set includes all of Callas' studio recordings of Puccini operas: Manon Lescaut, La Boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot. These are all...continue...
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Prima Voce - Rolando Panerai
Prima Voce - Rolando Panerai

1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2008-06-10

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, K 588; Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera; Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; La traviata; Rigoletto; Otello; Rug...
Performers: Dobbs, Mattiwilda; Panerai, Rolando; Simoneau, Léopold [Tenor Vocals]; Vocals], Margherita Carosio [Soprano
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Serafin, Tullio; Galliera, Alceo; Sanzogno, Nino
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

This disc features selections from Rolando Panerai's recorded legacy dating from the 1950s. His fresh, opulent, virile and vibrant tone must surely be rated as...continue...
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NIM 7949
The Art of Christa Ludwig
The Art of Christa Ludwig

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-04-01

Works: Johannes Brahms: Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 94; Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1; Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 19; Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 46; Songs (8) for voice & piano, Op. 59; Songs (5) ...
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Downes, Herbert; Fleming, Amaryllis; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Schock, Rudolf [Tenor Voc...
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto; Böhm, Karl; Stein, Horst; Forster, Karl; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Serafin, Tullio; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

Ludwig's range of repertoire was remarkable, from Bach through Mozart to Brahms, Mahler and Strauss. She was equally at home in German Lieder, French melodies,...continue...
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Prima Voce - Tito Gobbi
Prima Voce - Tito Gobbi

1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2008-03-11

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; Giuseppe Ve...
Performers: Gobbi, Tito; Monti, Nicola
Conductors: Berrettoni, Umberto; Robertson, James; Erede, Alberto; Santini, Gabriele; Braithwaite, Warwick
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Rome Opera House Orchestra

For this compilation, Prima Voce has chosen early 78 rpm recordings that capture Tito Gobbi’s voice at its most lyrical, persuasive, and attractive. Very few...continue...
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NIM 7946
Beethoven: Symphonies / Mackerras, et al
Beethoven: Symphonies / Mackerras, et al

5 CD / Hyperion / 2007-09-11

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60; Symphony no 5 in C min...
Performers: Roth, Detlef; Skelton, Stuart; Watson, Janice; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras leads an electrifying live reading of Beethoven's complete symphonies, vividly recorded at the 2006 Edinburgh Festival. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is in...continue...
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Maria Callas - Opera Highlights - Bellini, Bizet, Verdi, etc
Maria Callas - Opera Highlights - Bellini, Bizet, Verdi, etc

8 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-08-28

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Madama Butterfly; Tosca; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La travi...
Performers: Badioli, Carlo; Barbieri, Fedora; Bastianini, Ettore; Berbie, Jane; Borriello, Mario; Calabrese, Franco; Cales, Claude; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Casellato, Renzo; Caselli, ...
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Prêtre, Georges; Votto, Antonino; Karajan, Herbert v.; De Sabata, Victor; Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: ; Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra

8-CD budget priced clamshell box including highlights of Callas in her most iconic performances....continue...
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Erich Kunz - Opera, Operetta & Song
Erich Kunz - Opera, Operetta & Song

1 CD / Testament / 2006-10-10

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Don Giovanni; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Albert Lortzing: Der Waffenschmied; Zar und Zimmerma...
Performers: Kunz, Erich; Seefried, Irmgard
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Ackermann, Otto; Moralt, Rudolf; Paulik, Anton;
Ensemble: Kemmeter-Faltl Schrammel Ensemble; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
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TES 1059
Portrait - Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Portrait - Dmitri Hvorostovsky

2 CD / Philips / 2006-05-16

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Il Trovatore; Don Carlos; Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; Lucia di Lammermoor; Don Pasquale; Vincenzo Bellini: I ...
Performers: Arkadiev, Mikhail; Boshniakovich, Oleg; Hvorostovsky, Dmitri
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery; Marin, Ion; Marriner, Sir Neville; Skripka, Sergei; Kalinin, Nikolai; Korniev, Nikolai
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Kirov Theater Orchestra; Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; St. Petersburg Chamber Choir; The Chorus O...

Dmitri Hvorostovksy is one of the leading representatives of a generation of Russian singers who, unlike their immediate predecessors, have able to establish themselves as...continue...
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Mahler: Symphony no 1, etc / Maltman, Zander, et al
Mahler: Symphony no 1, etc / Maltman, Zander, et al

2 CD / Telarc / 2005-10-25

Works: Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Spoken Word: Benjamin Zander discusses Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer and Symphony no 1
Performers: Maltman, Christopher
Conductors: Zander, Benjamin
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"this is a passionate, full-blooded interpretation of the six-movement No. 2, eloquently expounding the works extraordinary polarities of mood and style. - BBC Music Magazine...continue...
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Bach: Mass in B Minor / Karajan, Schwarzkopf, Gedda
Bach: Mass in B Minor / Karajan, Schwarzkopf, Gedda

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2005-06-07

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Performers: Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Rehfuss, Heinz; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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EMI 868382
Callas Edition - Rossini: Barber of Seville - Highlights
Callas Edition - Rossini: Barber of Seville - Highlights

1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2005-03-01

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Carturan, Gabriella; Gobbi, Tito; Ollendorf, Fritz; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Galliera, Alceo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra
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HBIM 964783
The Essential Plácido Domingo
The Essential Plácido Domingo

2 CD / Sony Classical / 2004-10-26

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; La Fanciulla del West; Madama Butterfly; Tosca; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Sole e amore (Mattinata), for voice & piano; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Luisa Miller; Requiem Mass...
Performers: Adams, John; Denver, John; Domingo, Placido; McGovern, Maureen; Rudel, Julius [Conductor]; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Skovhus, Bo [Baritone Vocal]; Wixell, Ingvar
Conductors: Cobos, Luis; Levine, James; Maazel, Lorin; Pritchard, John; Bernstein, Leonard; Mehta, Zubin; Queler, Eve; Patanè, Giuseppe; DeMain, John; Salonen, Esa-Pekka; Navarro, Luis A. Garcia; Roa, Migue...
Ensemble: ; American Theater Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; New York Philharmonic; Opera Orchestra of...
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SNYC 92845
Lehár: The Merry Widow
Lehár: The Merry Widow

1 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2004-03-02

Works: Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow
Performers: Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Kraus, Otakar; Kunz, Erich; Kurty, Hella; Loose, Emmy; Mattoni, Andre von; Niessner, Anton; Schmidinger, Josef; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Ackermann, Otto
Ensemble: Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra

"The stellar vocal soloists are, then and now, names to conjure with even the smaller roles are well and knowledgeably cast Schwarzkopf shows her seductive...continue...
The mono recording of this work with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf in the lead role, in the full bloom of her youth, is a special treat, a brilliant, fully realized version of the work that, even more helpful...continue...
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Lebendige Vergangenheit - Paolo Silveri Vol 2
Lebendige Vergangenheit - Paolo Silveri Vol 2

1 CD / Preiser / 2003-09-01

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani; Nabucco; La forza del destino; Otello; Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda; Georges Bizet: The Pe...
Performers: Infantino, Luigi; Silveri, Paolo
Conductors: Rankl, Karl; Braithwaite, Nicholas; Previtali, Fernando; Goehr, Walter; Patanè, Franco; Braithwaite, Warwick; Robinson, Stanford; Benintende-Neglia, Tomaso; Guarino, G.M.
Ensemble: ; Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome; London Symphony Orchestra; Milan Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
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PSR 89573
Opera in English - Berg: Wozzeck / Daniel, Shore, et al
Opera in English - Berg: Wozzeck / Daniel, Shore, et al

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2003-05-20

Works: Alban Berg: Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7
Performers: Barstow, Josephine; Bayley, Clive; Bronder, Peter; Flanagan, Leslie John; Graham-Hall, John; Kale, Stuart [Tenor Vocal]; Paterson, Iain; Rigby, Jean; Shore, Andrew; Woodrow, Alan
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"[This] recording manages to create the impression of theatre conditions with the added benefit of presenting a more natural balance between singers and orchestra than...continue...
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Meyerbeer in Italy / Ford, Kenny, Parry, London PO, et al
Meyerbeer in Italy / Ford, Kenny, Parry, London PO, et al

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2002-10-01

Works: Giacomo Meyerbeer: Il crociato in Egitto; Romilda e Costanza, opera (melodramma semiserio) in 2 acts; Emma di Resburgo, opera (heroic melodrama) in 2 acts; Margherita d'Anjou; L' Esule di Granata, op...
Performers: Benelli, Ugo; Bovino, Maria; Dolton, Geoffrey; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Jones, Della; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Kitchen, Linda; Mason, Anne; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Mills, Bronwen; Mon...
Conductors: Parry, David
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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OPR 222
Mahler - The Complete Recordings / Sinopoli, Philharmonia
Mahler - The Complete Recordings / Sinopoli, Philharmonia

15 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2002-05-14

Works: Gustav Mahler: Das klagende Lied, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Symphony no 3 in D minor; Lieder eines fahrenden...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Blasi, Angela Maria; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Goldberg, Reiner; Gruberova, Edita; Jo, Sumi; Lewis, Keith; Meier, Waltraud; Plowright, Rosalind; Sotin, Hans; Studer...
Conductors: Sinopoli, Giuseppe
Ensemble: Dresden Staatskapelle; New London Children's Choir; Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra; Shinyukai Choir
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DGGI 471451
Italian Opera Arias / Domingo, Scotto, Te Kanawa, Wixell
Italian Opera Arias / Domingo, Scotto, Te Kanawa, Wixell

1 CD / Sony Classical / 2002-01-29

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Otello; Rigoletto; Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La bohème; Tosca; Wol...
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Domingo, Placido; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; Wixell, Ingvar
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Levine, James; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; National Theater Opera Orchestra of Paris; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
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SNYC 89843
Opera - Puccini: Tosca (Highlights) / Levine, Scotto, et al
Opera - Puccini: Tosca (Highlights) / Levine, Scotto, et al

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2000-10-24

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Performers: Bruson, Renato; Capecchi, Renato; Cheek, John; Domingo, Placido; Hudson, Paul; Martinez, Dominick; Perlman, Itzhak; Velis, Andrea
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; St. Clement Danes Grammar School Boys Choir
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EMI 741312
Orff: Carmina Burana / Muti, Augér, Van Kesteren, et al
Orff: Carmina Burana / Muti, Augér, Van Kesteren, et al

1 CD / EMI Classics / 1999-10-19

Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana
Performers: Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Kesteren, John van; Summers, Jonathan
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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EMI 735732
Mozart: Così fan tutte / Karajan, Schwarzkopf, Merriman, etc
Mozart: Così fan tutte / Karajan, Schwarzkopf, Merriman, etc

3 CD / EMI Classics / 1999-09-21

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, K 588
Performers: Bruscantini, Sesto; Merriman, Nan; Otto, Lisa [Soprano Vocal]; Panerai, Rolando; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Simoneau, Leopold [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"I cannot think that this superlative issue will ever be surpassed...I have never heard anything better." -Gramophone...continue...
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R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos / Karajan, Schwarzkopf, et al
R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos / Karajan, Schwarzkopf, et al

2 CD / EMI Classics / 1999-09-21

Works: Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op 60
Performers: Cuenod, Hugues; Felbermayer, Anny; Hoffmann, Grace; Kraus, Otakar; Krebs, Helmut; Neugebauer, Alfred; Ollendorf, Fritz; Otto, Lisa [Soprano Vocal]; Prey, Hermann [Baritone Vocals]; Schock, Rudolf [Te...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"Perfectly cast, magnificently performed, and superbly recorded. One of Karajan's most stylish performances..." -Gramophone (Awards: Diapason d'Or, France; Choc du Monde de la Musique, France)...continue...
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Verdi: Falstaff / Karajan, Gobbi, Alva, Panerai, Moffo, etc
Verdi: Falstaff / Karajan, Gobbi, Alva, Panerai, Moffo, etc

2 CD / EMI Classics / 1999-09-21

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Barbieri, Fedora; Ercolani, Renato; Gobbi, Tito; Merriman, Nan; Moffo, Anna [Soprano vocal]; Panerai, Rolando; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Spataro, Tomaso; Za...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"...Karajan's polished performance...appears...in better sound than ever. Indeed, for once the company's early stereo has life and clarity, allowing us to hear the conductor's infinite...continue...
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Tu, Tu, Amore - Puccini's Greatest Love Songs
Tu, Tu, Amore - Puccini's Greatest Love Songs

1 CD / Decca / 1999-09-14

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; Tosca; Manon Lescaut; La bohème; Madama Butterfly; La Fanciulla del West
Performers: Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Panerai, Rolando; Pavarotti, Luciano; Pons, Jua...
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Chailly, Riccardo; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; John Alldis Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Rome Opera House Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden...
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DEC 2894667752
Vaughan Williams: Five Tudor Portraits, Five Mystical Songs
Vaughan Williams: Five Tudor Portraits, Five Mystical Songs

1 CD / Hyperion / 1999-06-01

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Mystical Songs (5) for baritone, chorus ad lib & orchestra (or organ); Tudor Portraits (5), choral suite for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Herford, Henry; Walker, Sarah
Conductors: Wetton, Hilary Davan
Ensemble: Guildford Choral Society; Philharmonia Orchestra

'An incredible bargain. Altogether, this sumptuously remastered issue is definitely one of the highlights of the first batch of Helios reissues that promise to take...continue...
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Mattiwilda Dobbs - Arias & Songs
Mattiwilda Dobbs - Arias & Songs

1 CD / Testament / 1999-03-10

Works: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel; Jules Massenet: Manon; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera; Léo Delibes: Lakmé, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Franz Schubert: Die Entzü...
Performers: Dobbs, Mattiwilda; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Panerai, Rolando; Walton, Bernard
Conductors: Galliera, Alceo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

The 1952 Holland Festival was the scene of Mattiwilda Dobbs' stage debut. The opera was Stravinsky's 'The Nightingale.' The critic for Opera magazine wrote, "I...continue...
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TES 1137
Tito Gobbi - Opera and Song
Tito Gobbi - Opera and Song

1 CD / Testament / 1996-01-01

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos; Otello; La traviata; Rigoletto; Macbeth; Giacomo Puccini: La Fanciulla d...
Performers: Gobbi, Tito
Conductors: Berrettoni, Umberto; Erede, Alberto; Robertson, James; Susskind, Walter; Braithwaite, Warwick; Green, Philip; Parodi, Armando La Rosa
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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TES 1019
Callas - La Divina 3
Callas - La Divina 3

1 CD / EMI Classics / 1995-01-17

Works: Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier; Gaspare Spontini: La Vestale, opera; Jules Massenet: Manon; Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut; La bohème; Turandot; Madama Butterfly; Georges Bizet: Carmen,...
Performers: Di Stefano, Giuseppe [Tenor vocals]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Gobbi, Tito; Panerai, Rolando
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Prêtre, Georges; Galliera, Alceo; Votto, Antonino; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris ; Paris Opéra Orchestra ; Philharmonia Orchestra
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EMI 552162
Songs of Love and Desire / Hvorostovsky, Marin
Songs of Love and Desire / Hvorostovsky, Marin

1 CD / Philips / 1994-09-20

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Guglielmo Tell; Gaetano Donizetti: La Favorita; Il Duca d'Alba; Poliuto; L' elisir d'amore, opera; Don Pasquale; Dom Sébastien; Lucia di Lammermoor; V...
Performers: Hvorostovsky, Dmitri
Conductors: Marin, Ion
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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PHI 4349122
Puccini: Tosca / Sinopoli, Freni, Domingo, Ramey
Puccini: Tosca / Sinopoli, Freni, Domingo, Ramey

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1992-09-15

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Performers: Domingo, Placido; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Laciura, Anthony; Lukas, Ralf; Ramey, Samuel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Secombe, Bryan; Terfel, Bryn [Baritone/Bass]; Tierna, Lee; Veccia, Angelo
Conductors: Sinopoli, Giuseppe
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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Favorite Arias / Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti
Favorite Arias / Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti

1 CD / Sony Classical / 1991-07-02

Works: Umberto Giordano: Fedora; Andrea Chénier; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; Lucia di Lammermoor; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; La boh&e...
Performers: Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Pavarotti, Luciano; Wixell, Ingvar
Conductors: Buckley, Emerson; Pritchard, John; Mehta, Zubin; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Maazel, Lorin; Patanè, Giuseppe; Queler, Eve; Bernstein, Leonard; Levine, James
Ensemble: Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra; Hungarian State Opera Orchestra; Hungarian State Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Munich Radio Orchestra; New York Philharmonic; Opera Orchest...
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SNYC 47176
Mozart: Don Giovanni - Highlights / Giulini, Sutherland
Mozart: Don Giovanni - Highlights / Giulini, Sutherland

1 CD / EMI Classics / 1989-06-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Frick, Gottlob; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Sciutti, Graziella [Soprano Vocals]; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Taddei, Giuseppe...
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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