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Voices of Italian Opera - Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini / Gigli, Caruso, Bjorling, Gobbi, Callas, Scotto et al.
Voices of Italian Opera - Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini / Gigli, Caruso, Bjorling, Gobbi, Callas, Scotto et al.

5 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-07-31

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; La sonnambula, opera; I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, opera; Lucia di Lammermoor; La Favorita; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Arroyo, Martina; Baltsa, Agnes; Barbieri, Fedora; Basiola, Marco; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Blake, Rockwell; Bonisolli, Franco; Borg...
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Eichhorn, Kurt; Pidò, Evelino; Fistoulari, Anatole; Sabajno, Carlo; Davis, Colin; Robinson, Stanford; Goehr, Walter; Vittorio, Gui; Levine, James; Albergoni, Angelo; Norrington,...

These two compilations present a sampling of the many outstanding voices captured on record by EMI Classics over the past century in the field of...continue...
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The Very Best of Victoria de Los Angeles
The Very Best of Victoria de Los Angeles

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-03-13

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Madama Butterfly; La bohème; Suor Angelica; Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci; Alfredo...
Performers: Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; De Larrocha, Alicia [Piano]; de los Angeles, Victoria; Monte, Carlo del; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Soriano, Gonzalo
Conductors: Santini, Gabriele; Beecham, Thomas; Serafin, Tullio; Morelli, Giuseppe; Cellini, Renato; Vittorio, Gui; Susskind, Walter; Fistoulari, Anatole; Monteux, Pierre; Cluytens, André; Frühbeck de ...

Much of her charm and ease of communication derived from her Spanish background. The dark-hued good looks married to the warm, Mediterranean tints in her...continue...
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100 Best Soprano Arias
100 Best Soprano Arias

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-11-01

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata BWV 51; Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Joshua; Rinaldo; Alcina; Serse; I...
Performers: Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Argenta, Nancy; Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Behrens, Hildegard; Bella, Benito di; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Ciof...
Conductors: Huggett, Monica; Schreier, Peter; Parrott, Andrew; Mackerras, Charles; Fischer, Georg; Trevor, Kirk; Hickox, Richard; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Barbirolli, John; Rousset, Christo...
Ensemble: ; Europa Galante; Le Concert d'Astrée ; Les Talens Lyriques; Sonnerie; Taverner Players
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The Callas Effect / Delux Edition: 2 CDs plus DVD Video
The Callas Effect / Delux Edition: 2 CDs plus DVD Video

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-10-11

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Giuseppe Verdi: I vespri siciliani; Rigoletto; La traviata; Macbeth; Il trovatore; Ernani; Aida, opera; Don Carlo; Giacomo Pucci...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forte, Carlo; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Ghione, Franco; Prêtre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert von

Maria Callas is the ultimate and original diva. She is widely regarded as the greatest opera singer and performer of all time whose life, voice...continue...
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The Callas Effect / Standard Edition
The Callas Effect / Standard Edition

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-10-11

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Giuseppe Verdi: I vespri siciliani; Rigoletto; La traviata; Macbeth; Il trovatore; Ernani; Aida, opera; Don Carlo; Giacomo Pucci...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forte, Carlo; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Ghione, Franco; Prêtre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert von

Maria Callas is the ultimate and original diva. She is widely regarded as the greatest opera singer and performer of all time whose life, voice...continue...
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Placido Domingo Story [Limited Edition]
Placido Domingo Story [Limited Edition]

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2011-01-25

Works: Umberto Giordano: Fedora; Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon; Giuseppe Verdi: I lombardi alla prima crociata; Don Carlo; Rigoletto; Aida, opera; Il trovatore; Luisa Miller; Otello; Jacques Offenbach: Les C...
Performers: Alvarez, Carlos [Baritone Vocals]; Aparici, Montserrat; Banuelas, Roberto; Brightman, Sarah; Cappuccilli, Piero; Chausson, Carlos; Del Rey, Jose Maria Gallardo; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Feldh...
Conductors: Santi, Nello; Kubelik, Rafael; Gardelli, Lamberto; Bonynge, Richard; Karajan, Herbert v.; Solti, Georg; Jochum, Eugen; Barenboim, Daniel; Chailly, Riccardo; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Prêtre, Georges...

To celebrate Domingo's 70th birthday, Deutsche Grammophon releases a 3 CD set of his four decades of Deutsche Grammophon and Decca recordings and catalog -...continue...
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Live On Stage / Fritz Wunderlich
Live On Stage / Fritz Wunderlich

1 CD / Decca Import / 2010-08-30

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Don Giovanni; Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384; Gioachino Rossini: Barber o...
Performers: Berry, Walter; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Casa, Lisa della; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; Hallstein, Ingeborg [Soprano Vocals]; Heater, Claude; Kerns, Robert [Baritone Vocals]; Kmentt, Waldemar; Knap...
Conductors: Rieger, Fritz; Karajan, Herbert von; Böhm, Karl; Prêtre, Georges; Kempe, Rudolf; Wallberg, Heinz; Krips, Josef

Fritz Wunderlich, Germany's greatest tenor in the 20th century - and one of the greatest tenors of all time - would have celebrated his 80th...continue...
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50 Best Opera
50 Best Opera

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-06-29

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro; Don Giovanni; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Così fan tutte, K 588; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), ...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Allen, Thomas; Bacquier, Gabriel; Bastin, Jules; Bavarian State Opera Orchestra; Behrens, Hildegard; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Blanc, Ernest; Caballe, Montserrat [Sopra...
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel; Haitink, Bernard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Norrington, Roger; Böhm, Karl; Levine, James; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Serafin, Tullio; Mehta, Zubin; Ceccato, Aldo; Karajan, Herbert v.; ...
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WRNC 575312B
50 Best Callas
50 Best Callas

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-06-29

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; L'elisir d'amore, opera; La fille du régiment (The daughter of the regiment), opera; Anna Bolena; Lucrezia Borgia; Gioachino Rossini: Il turco in Italia...
Performers: Arie, Raffaele; Berbié, Jane; Calabrese, Franco; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Canali, Anna Maria; Di Stefano, Giuseppe [Tenor vocals]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Gobbi, Tito; Moffo, Ann...
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Galliera, Alceo; Rescigno, Nicola; Votto, Antonino; De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert von; Prêtre, Georges
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WRNC 575102C
50 Best Romantic Classics
50 Best Romantic Classics

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-06-29

Works: Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffman; Camille Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des animaux; Samson et Dalila; Romance for violin & orchestra in C major, Op. 48; Georges Bizet: Carment; Carmen, opera;...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Alexeev, Dmitri; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Béroff, Michel [Piano]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Byzantine, Julian; Caballé, Montserr...
Conductors: Cambreling, Sylvain; Slatkin, Leonard; Prêtre, Georges; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Plasson, Michel; Mackerras, Charles; Willcocks, David; Dervaux, Pierre; Ozawa, Seiji; Frémaux, Louis; Karajan, ...
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WRNC 575552C
Icon: Nicolai Gedda
Icon: Nicolai Gedda

11 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-03-23

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 189, "Meine Seele rühmt und priest" (by Melchior Hoffmann), BWV 189; Cantata no 55, "Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht," BWV 55; Cantata no 160, "Ich weis...
Performers: Blanc, Ernest; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Ciccolini, Aldo [Piano]; Clark, Raymond; Downes, Ralph; Dupre, Desmond; Eyron, Jan; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Halv...
Conductors: ; Prêtre, Georges; Pr?tre, Georges; Cluytens, André; Klemperer, Otto; Wangenheim, Volker; Heger, Robert; Bender, Heinrich; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Galliera, Alceo; Froment, Louis de...
Ensemble: ; Balalaika-Ensemble Tschaika; Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Orchestra

Swedish tenor Nicolai Gedda was a famous opera singer and recitalist. Having made some two hundred recordings, Gedda is said to be the most widely...continue...
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New Year's Day Concert 2010
New Year's Day Concert 2010

2 CD / Decca Import / 2010-01-07

Works: Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus; 'Im Krapfenwaldl' Polka francaise, Op. 336; Stürmisch in Lieb' und Tanz (Stormy in Love and Dance), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 393 (RV 393; Wein, Weib un...
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges

Georges Pretre returns to Vienna's illustrious Musikverein to conduct a compelling program that combines adored classics with no less than four intriguing premieres. Idolized in...continue...
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French Night: Waldbuhne Concert - Berlioz, Rave, Debussy / Pretre/BPO [DVD]
French Night: Waldbuhne Concert - Berlioz, Rave, Debussy / Pretre/BPO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2009-08-25

Works: Hector Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9; Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano left hand; Boléro; Claude Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Georges Bizet: Carmen...
Performers: Fleisher, Leon
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

A celebration of the music of French composers at the famous open air stage set in the Berlin forest. The program includes Berlioz's 'Roman Carnival...continue...
Run Time: 98 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
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KUL D4507
The Record of Singing Vol 5 - From the LP to the Digital Era
The Record of Singing Vol 5 - From the LP to the Digital Era

10 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-03-10

Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Die Walküre; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Tristan und Isolde; Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Die tote Stadt (The Dead City); Ar...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Allen, Thomas; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Angelici, Martha; Argent...
Conductors: Ludwig, Leopold; Konwitschny, Franz; Dobroven, Issay; Weigert, Herman; Pr?tre, Georges; Prêtre, Georges; Cluytens, André; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Karajan, Herbert v.; Kempe, Rudolf; Suss...
Ensemble: ; Collegium Vocale (Ghent); Consort of Musicke; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Fretwork; Hesp?rion XX; Hespèrion XX ; Il Complesso Barocco; Il Seminario Musicale; La Grande &...

EMI Classics is proud to present two 10-CD boxed sets of 'The Record of Singing'. Together this collection offers a breath-taking overview of the past...continue...
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WRNC 289492
Lisa Della Casa - Recital - Mozart, Wagner, Strauss, etc
Lisa Della Casa - Recital - Mozart, Wagner, Strauss, etc

1 CD / Orfeo / 2009-01-30

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Idomeneo; Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Gottfried von Einem: Dantons Tod; Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Op.85; Arabella, Op. 79
Performers: Casa, Lisa della; Dermota, Anton [Tenor Vocals]; Dickie, Murray; Hammond, Hugh Beresford; Krenn, Werner; Madeira, Jean; Rothenberger, Anneliese; Wiener, Otto; Windgassen, Wolfgang [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Krombholc, Jaroslav; Wallberg, Heinz; Krips, Josef; Prêtre, Georges; Keilberth, Joseph

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Icon - Victoria de los Angeles - The Voice of an Angel Sings Puccini, Verdi, etc
Icon - Victoria de los Angeles - The Voice of an Angel Sings Puccini, Verdi, etc

7 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-10-28

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani; Otello; Simon Boccanegra; La traviata; Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella); Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rustican...
Performers: Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Borelli, Giannella; Christoff, Boris; Croisier, Marcelle; De Larrocha, Alicia [Piano]; de los Angeles, Victoria; Drolc, Eduard; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Voca...
Conductors: Morelli, Giuseppe; Robinson, Stanford; Susskind, Walter; Villa-Lobos, Heitor; Beecham, Thomas; Santini, Gabriele; Cellini, Renato; Serafin, Tullio; Vittorio, Gui; Monteux, Pierre; Cluytens, André...

The distinguished Spanish soprano Victoria de los Angeles was one of the best-loved classical singers of the 20th century. With a voice of exceptional beauty,...continue...
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WRNC 173082
Massenet: Werther / Prêtre, Kraus, Obraztsova, Rinaldi, Zaccaria, Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, et al
Massenet: Werther / Prêtre, Kraus, Obraztsova, Rinaldi, Zaccaria, Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2008-08-12

Works: Jules Massenet: Werther
Performers: Gullino, Walter; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Lorni, Giorgio; Mazzucato, Daniela; Obraztsova, Yelena; Rinaldi, Alberto; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges

A peerless performance of Massenet's masterpiece from the world's most famous opera house, live in 1976, starring tenor Alfredo Kraus in the title role. Especially...continue...
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ODO 1482
Alexis Weissnberg Plays Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Prokofiev, etc. [DVD]
Alexis Weissnberg Plays Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Prokofiev, etc. [DVD]

1 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2008-06-24

Works: Igor Stravinsky: Movements (3) from Pétrouchka; Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Piano no 3 in A minor, Op. 28; Alexander Scriabin: Pieces (2) for piano (for left hand alone), Op. 9; Sergei Rachma...
Performers: Weissenberg, Alexis
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
Ensemble: Orchestre National de l'ORTF

Alexis Weissenberg's spectacular technique and individual way of playing have made a lasting impression on twentieth-century art of piano- playing. With these recordings of the...continue...
Run Time: 150 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3
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EUA 3078048
Christa Ludwig: Live Recordings, 1955-1994
Christa Ludwig: Live Recordings, 1955-1994

3 CD / Orfeo / 2008-02-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Così fan tutte, K 588; Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60; Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65; Capriccio,...
Performers: Behrens, Hildegard; Beirer, Hans; Berns-Rund, Cathy; Berry, Walter; Bonisolli, Franco; Casa, Lisa della; Chauvet, Guy; Donch, Karl; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Flossman, Gilels; Gall...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Krips, Josef; Erede, Alberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Ludwig, Leopold; Prêtre, Georges; Heger, Robert; Maazel, Lorin; Bernstein, Leonard; Stein, Horst; Albrecht, Gerd; Mehta, Zubin...
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ORF 758083
Tosca (E) - Callas, Bergonzi, Pretre
Tosca (E) - Callas, Bergonzi, Pretre

1 CD / EMI Distribution / 2008-01-13

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Performers: Bergonzi, Carlo; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Ercolani, Renato; Gobbi, Tito; Tadeo, Giorgio [Bass Vocal]; Trama, Ugo
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges

Recording information: Paris, Salle Wagram (12/1964-01/1965)....continue...
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EMD 826683
German Opera Masterworks - Bethoven: Fidelio, etc [14 CDs]
German Opera Masterworks - Bethoven: Fidelio, etc [14 CDs]

14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384; Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72; Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz, J 277; ...
Performers: Alsen, Herbert; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Brendel, Wolfgang; Carral, Dora; Chiappi, Mario; Cotrubas, Ileana; Crass, Franz; Czerwenka, Oskar; Dermota, Anton [Tenor Vocals]; Donch, Karl; Dunn, Mignon; ...
Conductors: Moralt, Rudolf; Böhm, Karl; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Prêtre, Georges

Exciting live recordings taped 1945–1972 featuring the greatest operas from Mozart to Strauss. It was Mozart who first established a viable, lasting school of German...continue...
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BRV 9804
The One and Only - Opera Arias / Maria Callas
The One and Only - Opera Arias / Maria Callas

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2007-08-28

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Turandot; Alfredo Catalani: La Wally; Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur; Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chéni...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Canali, Anna Maria; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forti, Carlo; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert von; Ghione, Franco; Galliera, Alceo; Rescigno, Nicola; Prêtre, Georges

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....continue...
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Richard Strauss: Capriccio
Richard Strauss: Capriccio

2 CD / HBDirect Import / 2007-07-10

Works: Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Op.85
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Genz, Stephan; Klinck, Mathias; Kunde, Gregory; Lott, Felicity [Soprano Vocal]; von Kannen, Gunter
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
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HBIM 913606
Live Recordings 1967-1999
Live Recordings 1967-1999

3 CD / Orfeo / 2007-05-15

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Don Carlos; Il Trovatore; Otello; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; La Fanciulla del West; Tosca; Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier; Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci, ...
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Behrens, Hildegard; Benackova, Gabriela; Burke, Richard; Carroli, Silvano; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Diepold, Alexander; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Fri...
Conductors: Domingo, Placido; Klobucar, Berislav; Luisi, Fabio; Karajan, Herbert v.; Levine, James; Oren, Daniel; Navarro, Luis A. Garcia; Slatkin, Leonard; Santi, Nello; Albrecht, Gerd; Viotti, Marcello; Badea,...
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ORF 699073
Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony / Frémaux
Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony / Frémaux

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2007-03-20

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40; Carnival of the animals; Allegro appassionato for Cello and Piano in B minor, Op. 43; Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"; Samson et D...
Performers: Kok, Felix; Lucas, Brenda; Moroney, Anthony; Ogdon, John [Piano]; Robinson, Christopher [Choral Conductor]; Robinson, Hilary; Tortelier, Paul [Cello]
Conductors: Frémaux, Louis; Prêtre, Georges
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Paris Opéra Orchestra
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WRNC 822332
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Domingo, Pretre/La Scala [DVD]
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Domingo, Pretre/La Scala [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2005-06-14

Works: Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci, opera
Performers: Andreolli, Florindo; Barbieri, Fedora; Bruson, Renato; Domingo, Placido; Gall, Axelle; Obraztsova, Elena; Pons, Juan; Rinaldi, Alberto; Stratas, Teresa
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra

"In many respects, this is an excellent production. The work is transferred to the turn-of-the-20th century... Nicky Gillibrand's costuming is excellent, and the ensemble acting...continue...
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Country of Origin: USA
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100 Best Opera Classics
100 Best Opera Classics

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2005-02-15

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Don Giovanni; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Così fan tutte, K 588; Gioachino Rossini: Barbe...
Performers: Adam, Theo; Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Allen, Thomas; Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Bacquier, Gabriel; Baltsa, Agnes; Bastin, Jules; Behrens, Hildegard; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-sopr...
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel; Haitink, Bernard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Norrington, Roger; Böhm, Karl; Levine, James; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Serafin, Tullio; Mehta, Zubin; Ceccato, Aldo; Karajan, Herbert v.; ...

This six CD set contains the most important sections of key Operas through history. 100 Best Opera Classics is the companion to last years 100...continue...
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Callas - Life & Art
Callas - Life & Art

2 DVD Video / EMI Classics / 2004-11-02

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; La sonnambula, opera; I Puritani, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Anna Bolena; Lucia di Lammermoor; Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; Aida, opera; Rigoletto; La traviata; Alfred...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Canali, Anna Maria; Cattelani, Aurora; Di Stefano, Giuseppe [Tenor vocals]; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forti, Carlo; Rossi-Lemeni, Nicola;...
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Rescigno, Nicola; Karajan, Herbert von; De Sabata, Victor; Votto, Antonino; Prêtre, Georges; Ghione, Franco

This elegant hardcover package comes with 2 CDs showcasing two constantly conflicting sides of Callas' artistry - the tragic heroine and the romantic heroine -...continue...
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The Very Best of Maria Callas
The Very Best of Maria Callas

2 CD / EMI Distribution / 2003-04-16

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; La bohème; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot; Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere d...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Canali, Anna Maria; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forte, Carlo; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert von; Serafin, Tullio; Ghione, Franco; Prêtre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; Votto, Antonino
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The Very Best of Maria Callas
The Very Best of Maria Callas

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2002-02-12

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Turandot; La bohème; Alfredo Catalani: La Wally; Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op....
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges; Serafin, Tullio; De Sabata, Victor; Rescigno, Nicola; Karajan, Herbert von; Votto, Antonino
Ensemble: La Scala Theater Orchestra; ORTF National Orchestra; Paris Conservatory Concert Society Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

This wonderful new compilation features Maria Callas singing her most celebrated romantic roles in the very recordings that helped establish her career and transform her...continue...
Maria Callas was one of the greatest classical vocalists of her time, and certainly among the most famous and charismatic; her outsized personality and tempestuous personal life defined the operatic d...continue...
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Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier / Pretre, Janowitz, et al
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier / Pretre, Janowitz, et al

3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-01-08

Works: Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
Performers: Carral, Dora; Cotrubas, Ileana; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Gonzales, Carmen; Hemsley, Thomas; Janowitz, Gundula [Soprano vocals]; Luchetti, Veriano; Ridderbusch, Karl
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
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ODO 1327
Recitals - Maria Callas - Arias & Scenes
Recitals - Maria Callas - Arias & Scenes

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-10-30

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; La forza del destino; Macbeth; Nabucco; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde; Ambroise Thomas: Hamlet; Gioachino Rossini: Semiramid...
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Votto, Antonino; Prêtre, Georges; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Simonetto, Alfredo
Ensemble: ; Athens Festival Orchestra; Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan

Highlights from the legendary Maria Callas recitals in Athens (1957) and Paris (1963), and from Italian radio broadcasts (1952-56). Conductors include Pretre, Votto, De Fabritis...continue...
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Debussy, Ravel: Orchestral Music
Debussy, Ravel: Orchestral Music

1 CD / Chesky / 2001-01-01

Works: Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé; Claude Debussy: Nocturnes; Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra; Poèmes (7) de Banville; Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque); La fille aux cheveux de lin; Pr&eacut...
Performers: Gilbert, Geoffrey
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges; Hammerstein, Eric
Ensemble: ; London Proms Orchestra
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Recitals - An Evening with Maria Callas Vol III
Recitals - An Evening with Maria Callas Vol III

1 CD / Opera D'Oro / 1999-10-12

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; Ernani; Don Carlos; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; La Cenerentola (Cinderella); Giacomo Puccini: ...
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Sebastian, Georges; Prêtre, Georges
Ensemble: ; Paris Opéra Chorus; Paris Opéra Orchestra
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Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila / Verrett, Cassily, Massard
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila / Verrett, Cassily, Massard

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 1998-10-20

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
Performers: Cassilly, Richard; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Foiani, Giovanni; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Manganotti, Gianfranco; Massard, Robert; Monreale, Leonardo; Verrett, Shirley [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
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Mascagni: Cavalleria;  Leoncavallo / Prêtre, Domingo
Mascagni: Cavalleria; Leoncavallo / Prêtre, Domingo

2 CD / Philips Import / 1996-09-06

Works: Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci, opera
Performers: Andreolli, Florindo; Barbieri, Fedora; Bruson, Renato; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Gall, Axelle; Obraztsova, Yelena; Pons, Juan; Rinaldi, Alberto; Stratas, Teresa
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
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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 von
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris ; Paris Opéra Orchestra ; Philharmonia Orchestra
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Callas - La Divina 2
Callas - La Divina 2

1 CD / Warner Classics / 1994-07-23

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Alceste; Orfeo ed Euridice; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani; Aida, opera; I vespri siciliani; La traviata; Don Carlos; Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut; ...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; Serafin, Tullio; Ghione, Franco
Ensemble: French National Radio Orchestra; Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris ; Paris Opéra Orchestr...
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Callas - La Divina
Callas - La Divina

4 CD / Warner Classics / 1993-09-18

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly; La bohème; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot; Tosca; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Alfredo Catalani: La Wally; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbie...
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Ticozzi, Ebe
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Prêtre, Georges; Ghione, Franco; Rescigno, Nicola; Votto, Antonino
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Saint-Saens: Symphony no 3 / Alain, Pretre, Vienna Sym Orch
Saint-Saens: Symphony no 3 / Alain, Pretre, Vienna Sym Orch

1 CD / Erato / 1991-01-01

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"; La jeunesse d'Hercule, symphonic poem in E flat major, Op. 50
Performers: Alain, Marie-Claire
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
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The Best of Saint-Saëns
The Best of Saint-Saëns

1 CD / Warner Classics / 1988-06-13

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83; Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40; Phaéton, Op. 39; Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31; Havanaise...
Performers: Cazauran, Jacques; Ciccolini, Aldo [Piano]; Cordier, Robert; Debost, Michel; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Milstein, Nathan [Violin]; Weissenberg, Alexis [Piano]; Yordanoff, Luben
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges; Susskind, Walter; Dervaux, Pierre; Goossens, Eugene, Sir
Ensemble: ; Concert Arts Orchestra; Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris ; Orchestre de Paris
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