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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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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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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

Penguin Guide
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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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
Schoenberg: Gurrelieder / Esa-Pekka Salonen, Philharmonia Orchestra
Schoenberg: Gurrelieder / Esa-Pekka Salonen, Philharmonia Orchestra

2 Super Audio CD / Signum Records / 2009-01-01

Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Performers: Andersen, Stig Fogh; Conrad, Andreas; Groop, Monica [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Isokoski, Soile; Lukas, Ralf
Conductors: Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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SIG 173
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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Lebendige Vergangenheit - Marko Rothmüller
Lebendige Vergangenheit - Marko Rothmüller

1 CD / Preiser / 2008-09-09

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, K 588; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser; Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier;...
Performers: Gyr, Suzanne; Rothmuller, Marko
Conductors: Robertson, James; Erede, Alberto
Ensemble: Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

Marko Rothmuller (1908-1993) was a citizen of the world but occupied an outstanding position in German musical life. Born in Croatia, he moved to Vienna...continue...
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PSR 89705
Thomas: La cour de Célimène / Litton, Claycomb, Miles, Rodgers, Droy, Philharmonia Orchestra
Thomas: La cour de Célimène / Litton, Claycomb, Miles, Rodgers, Droy, Philharmonia Orchestra

2 Super Audio CD / Opera Rara / 2008-07-08

Works: Ambroise Thomas: La Cour de Célimène, opera in 2 acts
Performers: Claycomb, Laura; Droy, Sébastien; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Rodgers, Joan
Conductors: Litton, Andrew
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Best known for his once-ubiquitous "Mignon" (1866), the output of Ambroise Thomas (1811-1896) is of late receiving renewed interest. Successful revivals of his ambitious "Hamlet"...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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Elisabeth Schwazkopf - 1915-2006
Elisabeth Schwazkopf - 1915-2006

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-01-16

Works: Hugo Wolf: Elfenlied; Goethe Lieder; Ganymed ("Wie im Morgenglanze"), song for voice & piano (Goethe Lieder); Lieder (6) für eine Frauenstimme; Alte Weisen (6); Wenn du zu den Blumen gehst, song...
Performers: Gieseking, Walter [Piano]; Grummer, Elisabeth; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Schmitt-Walter, Karl; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Sutcliffe, Sidney
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; De Sabata, Victor; Ackermann, Otto; Serafin, Tullio; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Krips, Josef; Dart, Thurston; Galliera, Alceo
Ensemble: ; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. Blessed with a voice of exquisite beauty, as well as...continue...
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EMI 802732A
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Unpublished EMI Recordings 1955-58
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Unpublished EMI Recordings 1955-58

1 CD / Testament / 2006-11-14

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, K 505; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" ("Wedding Cantata") BWV 202; Cantata no 199...
Performers: Anda, Geza [Piano]; Bean, Hugh; Clark, Raymond; Downes, Herbert; Jones, Geraint; Morris, Gareth; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Sutcliffe, Sidney; Walker, Edward
Conductors: Ackermann, Otto; Dart, Thurston
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"This disc offers fully satisfying performances of wonderful music. The Mozart concert aria is done to perfection, with graceful contributions by pianist Geza Anda and...continue...
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Weekend Classics - A Puccini Weekend
Weekend Classics - A Puccini Weekend

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2006-02-14

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot
Performers: Bruno, Emma; Carbonari, Virgilio; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Giorgetti, Giorgio; Gobbi, Tito; Konya, Sandor; Meneguzzer, Iolanda; Poggi, Gianni; ...
Conductors: Votto, Antonino; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Peters, Reinhard
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra; Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus; Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

From DG's Weekend Classics Series comes "A Puccini Weekend"....continue...
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Opera in English - Smetana: The Bartered Bride / Mackerras
Opera in English - Smetana: The Bartered Bride / Mackerras

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2005-11-22

Works: Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93
Performers: Bonner, Yvette; Clarke, Paul Charles; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Gritton, Susan; Hesketh-Harvey, Kit; Hill, Louis; Howard, Yvonne; Leggate, Robin [Tenor Vocal]; Montague, Diana; Moses, Geoff...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"By almost any reckoning, this is the most popular of Czech operas, in the repertory of almost every opera house, so it is astonishing how...continue...
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Hans Hotter sings Handel, Schubert, Brahms
Hans Hotter sings Handel, Schubert, Brahms

1 CD / Preiser / 2005-07-01

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 82, "Ich habe genug" BWV 82; George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Joshua; Franz Schubert: Wandrers Nachtlied, D 224/Op. 4 no 3; Wanderers N...
Performers: Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Jones, Geraint; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Sutcliffe, Sidney
Conductors: Bernard, Anthony; Weldon, George
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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PSR 93439
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
Mendelssohn: Symphonies / Weller, et al
Mendelssohn: Symphonies / Weller, et al

3 CD / Chandos Records / 2004-09-21

Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 11; Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"; Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang"; Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"; Sympho...
Performers: Hagley, Alison [Soprano Vocals]; Haymon, Cynthia; Pearson, Leslie [Keyboard]; Straka, Peter
Conductors: Weller, Walter
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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CHA 10224
Ricci: La Prigione di Edinburgo / Bellini, Robinson,et al
Ricci: La Prigione di Edinburgo / Bellini, Robinson,et al

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2004-06-01

Works: Federico Ricci: La prigione di Edimburgo, opera
Performers: Focile, Nuccia; Lee, Colin; Lipinski, Rebecca von; Purves, Christopher; Robinson, Dean; Rossi, Nicola; Scano, Elisabetta
Conductors: Bellini, Gabriele
Ensemble: Geoffrey Mitchell Choir; Philharmonia Orchestra

Opera Rara continues its Esential Opera Rara series with Federico Ricci's 'La Prigione di Edemburgo'. Immensely popular in its day, this opera had two hits...continue...
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OPR 228
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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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
Opera in English - Donizetti: Lucia of Lammermoor / Parry
Opera in English - Donizetti: Lucia of Lammermoor / Parry

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2002-09-10

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Performers: Chaundy, Stephen; Clarke, Paul Charles; Futral, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocals]; Rice, Christine; Rose, Peter de; Wakeford, Lucy; Wedd, Peter
Conductors: Parry, David
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"Parry is an old pro when it comes to bel canto scores, as his many recordings for Opera Rara prove. Tempos are reasonable: never sluggish...continue...
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Beethoven: Complete Symphonies, etc / Klemperer, Barenboim
Beethoven: Complete Symphonies, etc / Klemperer, Barenboim

9 CD / EMI Classics / 2000-11-07

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op....
Performers: Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Kmentt, Waldemar; Lovberg, Aase Nordmo; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

"By and large, the transfers offer noticeable if not drastic sonic advances over previous incarnations. There's more focus to the lower strings and woodwinds, plus...continue...
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Mozart: Die Zauberflöte / Klemperer, Gedda, Ludwig, et al
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte / Klemperer, Gedda, Ludwig, et al

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2000-08-15

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
Performers: Berry, Walter; Crass, Franz; Frick, Gottlob; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Giebel, Agnes; Hoffgen, Marga [Contralto Vocals]; Janowitz, Gundula [Soprano vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Popp...
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

"I have never heard The Magic Flute sound so magical and the complete ease and seeming rightness of this performance is a wonder. I salute...continue...
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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
A Tenors Valentine / Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti
A Tenors Valentine / Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti

1 CD / Sony Classical / 1999-01-05

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La bohème; Tosca; Turandot; La Fanciulla del West; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir...
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Marton, Eva; Pavarotti, Luciano; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Three Tenors, The
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; Mehta, Zubin; Pritchard, John; Buckley, Emerson; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Domingo, Placido; Cobos, Luis
Ensemble: Emilia Romagna Arturo Toscanini Symphony Orchestra; Hungarian State Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; New York Philharmonic; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera...

There is no better way to celebrate romance then with the passion of great arias from grand operas. Of course there are no better practitioners of the lyric drama then the Three Tenors: José Car...continue...
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Opera Rara Collection - 20 Selected Highlights
Opera Rara Collection - 20 Selected Highlights

1 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-09-10

Works: Saverio Mercadante: Orazi e Curiazi; Virginia, opera; Il Salotto; Gaetano Donizetti: Gabriella di Vergy, opera; Rosmonda d'Inghilterra; Ugo conte di Parigi, opera; L'Assedio di Calais; Emilia di Live...
Performers: Andrew, Ludmilla; Arthur, Maurice; Browne, Sandra; Bruscantini, Sesto; Cook, Deborah; Davies, Joan; Eaglen, Jane; Fleming, Renée; Focile, Nuccia; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Gray, Lissa; Hargra...
Conductors: Parry, David; Francis, Alun; Judd, James
Ensemble: ; London Mozart Players; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

"Listening to the nearly 80 minutes of this disc was, for me, analogous to what I felt as a child entering a candy shop: Every...continue...
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Della Jones sings Donizetti / Parry, Philharmonia, Francis
Della Jones sings Donizetti / Parry, Philharmonia, Francis

1 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-10

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Enrico di Borgogna, opera; Gabriella di Vergy, opera; Alfredo il Grande, opera; Francesca di Foix, opera in one act; Ugo conte di Parigi, opera; L'Assedio di Calais; Maria Padilla
Performers: Arthur, Maurice; Ashman, David; Caley, Ian; Focile, Nuccia; Goble, Theresa; Harrhy, Eiddwen; Jones, Della; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Kitchen, Linda; McBride, Brendan; Platt, Ian; Plessis, Chris...
Conductors: Parry, David; Francis, Alun
Ensemble: ; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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OPR 203
Meyerbeer: Dinorah / Judd, Cook, du Plessis, Oliver
Meyerbeer: Dinorah / Judd, Cook, du Plessis, Oliver

3 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-01

Works: Giacomo Meyerbeer: Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah"
Performers: Caley, Ian; Cook, Deborah; Earle, Roderick; Jones, Della; Oliver, Alexander; Plessis, Christian du; Smith, Marilyn Hill [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Judd, James
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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The Best of Italian Opera
The Best of Italian Opera

1 CD / EMI Classics / 1997-01-21

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Aida, opera; Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Adrian Denss: Gagliarde; Wol...
Performers: Campora, Giuseppe; Cavalli, Floriana; Corelli, Franco; de los Angeles, Victoria; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Merrill, Robert [Baritone Vocal]; Moffo, Anna [Soprano vocal]; Monte, Carlo del; Sereni...
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Davis, Colin; Santini, Gabriele; Grist, Reri; Gardelli, Lamberto; Schippers, Thomas; Fistoulari, Anatole; Galliera, Alceo; Patanè, Giuseppe; Ferraris,...
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra; Rome Opera House Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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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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