Great opera Choruses

GREAT OPERA CHORUSES

Great Opera Choruses Nabucco, Il Trovatore, Aida, Otello, Pagliacci, Madama Butte
Fidelio, Tannhäuser a.o.
Int. Release 01 Mar. 1999
2 CDs / Download
2 CDs 0289 452 9132 1 df2
Decca ADD/DDD


Track List

CD 1: Great Opera Choruses

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Il Trovatore

Act 2

Il Trovatore

Act 3

Nabucco

Act 1

Act 3

I Lombardi alla prima crociata

Act 4

Aida

Act 2

La battaglia di Legnano

Act 3

Attila

Prologue

8.
4:43

Otello

Act 1

9.
2:43

Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Carlo Franci

Macbeth

Version 1865 for the Paris Opéra

Act 4

Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
Lucia di Lammermoor

Act 2

Ryland Davies, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La traviata

Act 2

The London Opera Chorus, Alexander Oliver, Della Jones, Giorgio Tadeo, John Tomlinson, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835)
Norma

Tragica lirica in due atti di Felice Romani (1788-1865)

Act 2

Joan Sutherland, Samuel Ramey, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Richard Bonynge

Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857 - 1919)
Pagliacci

Act 1

James McCracken, Coro dei Ragazzi del Colosseo, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Lamberto Gardelli

Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
Cavalleria rusticana

Julia Varady, The London Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Gavazzeni

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

Act 2

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Arrigo Boïto (1842 - 1918)
Mefistofele

Prologue

The London Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis

Total Playing Time: 1:15:34

CD 2: Great Opera Choruses

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Don Carlo

Version 1867 for the Paris Opéra

Act 3

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Georg Solti

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 4

Haberdasher's Aske's School Boy's Choir, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
Faust, CG 4

Version 1860/1869

Act 4

Margreta Elkins, Monica Sinclair, Robert Massard, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
Les Troyens, H 133

Act 1

Choeur de l'Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620

(E. Schikaneder)

Act 2

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Carl Maria von Weber (1786 - 1826)
Der Freischütz, Op. 77, J. 277

Act 3

Otto Nicolai (1810 - 1849)
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

Act 3

7.
3:53

Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelik

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Fidelio, Op. 72

Act 1

Robert Johnson, Philip Kraus, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63

Act 2

Isola Jones, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Act 3

Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Tannhäuser, WWV 70

Paris version

Act 3

Helga Dernesch, Victor Braun, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Lohengrin, WWV 75

Act 3

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5

Act 2

William Mason, Bernd Weikl, Stuart Burrows, The John Alldis Choir, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Georg Solti

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
Boris Godounov

Arr. Rimsky-Korsakov

Prologue

14.
11:30

Nicolai Ghiaurov, Aleksei Maslennikov, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Total Playing Time: 1:16:29