album · 2006

100 Best Opera Classics

Various Artists
# Song Artist
1
1
Le Nozze di Figaro K492 (1990 Digital Remaster), ACT 2: Voi che sapete (Cherubino)
Teresa Berganza/English Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
Teresa Berganza/English Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim 2:55
2
Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492 (1990 - Remaster), Act II: Porgi, amor (Contessa)
Heather Harper/English Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
Heather Harper/English Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim 4:19
3
Don Giovanni K527, ATTO SECONDO, Scena prima: Serenata: Deh vieni all finestra (Don Giovanni)
Sir Thomas Allen/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
Sir Thomas Allen/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernard Haitink 2:03
4
Don Giovanni K527, ATTO PRIMO, Scena quarta: Aria: Batti, batti, o bel Masetto (Zerlina)
Elizabeth Gale/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
Elizabeth Gale/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernard Haitink 3:52
5
Die Zauberflöte - Singspiel in two acts K620 (1987 Digital Remaster), Act II: Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (Königin)
Bayerisches Staatsorchester/Wolfgang Sawallisch
Bayerisches Staatsorchester/Wolfgang Sawallisch 2:56
6
Die Zauberflöte, ZWEITER AUFZUG, Nr.10 Aria & Dialog: Aria con coro: O Isis und Osiris ... (Sarastro/Priester)
Sir Roger Norrington/London Classical Players/Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Andreas Schmidt/Dawn Upshaw/Guy de Mey/Beverley Hoch/Olaf Bär/Catherine Denley/Catherine Pierard/Cornelius Hauptmann/Nancy Argenta/Eirian James/Tessa Bonner/Evelyn Tubb/Car
Sir Roger Norrington/London Classical Players/Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Andreas Schmidt/Dawn Upshaw/Guy de Mey/Beverley Hoch/Olaf Bär/Catherine Denley/Catherine Pierard/Cornelius Hauptmann/Nancy Argenta/Eirian James/Tessa Bonner/Evelyn Tubb/Car 3:12
7
Recitative & Aria:Temerari....Come Scoglio (Cosi Fan Tutte, Act I) - 1988 Digital Remaster
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Philharmonia Orchestra/Karl Böhm
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Philharmonia Orchestra/Karl Böhm 5:52
8
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (1996 Digital Remaster): La calunnia è un venticello (Basilio)
Beverly Sills/Nicolai Gedda/Sherrill Milnes/Renato Capecchi/Ruggero Raimondi/Fedora Barbieri/Joseph Galiano/Michael Rippon/John Alldis Choir/London Symphony Orchestra/James Levine
Beverly Sills/Nicolai Gedda/Sherrill Milnes/Renato Capecchi/Ruggero Raimondi/Fedora Barbieri/Joseph Galiano/Michael Rippon/John Alldis Choir/London Symphony Orchestra/James Levine 4:57
9
Don Carlo (2000 Digital Remaster): Nei giardin del bello (Eboli/Tebaldo/Dame)
Shirley Verrett/Delia Wallis/Ambrosian Opera Chorus/John McCarthy/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Carlo Maria Giulini
Shirley Verrett/Delia Wallis/Ambrosian Opera Chorus/John McCarthy/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Carlo Maria Giulini 5:00
10
Norma (1997 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1: Casta diva (Norma/Coro)
Maria Callas , Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano , Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Milano , Tullio Serafin
Maria Callas, Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Milano, Tullio Serafin 7:00
11
Aida - Act 1 (1989 Digital Remaster): Se quel guerrier io fossi!....Celeste Aida
Franco Corelli/Zubin Mehta/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
Franco Corelli/Zubin Mehta/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma 4:41
12
La Traviata: Teneste la promessa...Addio del passato - 1995 Digital Remaster
Beverly Sills/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Aldo Ceccato
Beverly Sills/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Aldo Ceccato 5:44
13
Otello, Act IV, Terza e quarta scena: Niun mi tema (Otello)
Jon Vickers/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan
Jon Vickers/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan 6:01
14
Madama Butterfly (2002 Digital Remaster), Act 2, First Part: Un bel di vedremo (Butterfly)
Renata Scotto/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Sir John Barbirolli/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma
Renata Scotto/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Sir John Barbirolli/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma 4:44
15
Tosca - highlights (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 3: E lucevan la stelle (Cavaradossi)
Placido Domingo/Philharmonia Orchestra/James Levine
Placido Domingo/Philharmonia Orchestra/James Levine 2:53
16
La Bohème (1991 Digital Remaster), Act I: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì (Mimì/Rodolfo)
Nicolai Gedda/Mirella Freni/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Thomas Schippers
Nicolai Gedda/Mirella Freni/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Thomas Schippers 4:54
17
Manon Lescaut (1993 - Remaster), Act II: In quelle trine morbide (Manon)
Montserrat Caballé/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Bruno Bartoletti
Montserrat Caballé/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Bruno Bartoletti 2:23
18
Turandot: Signore, ascolta (Act I)
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/London Symphony Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/London Symphony Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung 2:37
19
Pagliacci, Act 1 (1987 Digital Remaster): Recitar!....Vesti la giubba
José Carreras/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
José Carreras/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 3:56
20
Fedora: Amor ti vieta
Roberto Alagna & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Mark Elder
Roberto Alagna & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Mark Elder 1:46
2
1
Faust - opera in five acts (1989 Digital Remaster), Act II: Le veau d'or est toujours debout! (Méphistophélès/Choeur)
Victoria de los Angeles/Nicolai Gedda/Liliane Berton/Rita Gorr/Boris Christoff/Ernest Blanc/Victor Autran/Choeurs et Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/André Cluytens
Victoria de los Angeles/Nicolai Gedda/Liliane Berton/Rita Gorr/Boris Christoff/Ernest Blanc/Victor Autran/Choeurs et Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/André Cluytens 2:04
2
Lakmé (2002 Digital Remaster), Act Two: Où va la jeune indoue (Lakmé)
Mady Mesplé/Orchestre du Théâtre National de I'Opéra-Comique/Alain Lombard
Mady Mesplé/Orchestre du Théâtre National de I'Opéra-Comique/Alain Lombard 6:30
3
Roméo et Juliette: L'amour! l'amour!...Ah! lève-toi, soleil! (Roméo)
Alfredo Kraus/Michel Plasson/Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Alfredo Kraus/Michel Plasson/Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse 4:20
4
Manon: Allons, il le faut ... Adieu, notre petite table (Act 2)
Ileana Cotrubas/Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse/Michel Plasson
Ileana Cotrubas/Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse/Michel Plasson 3:42
5
Werther (2003 Digital Remaster), Troisième Acte: Toute mon âme est là!...Pourquoi me réveiller (Charlotte/Werther)
Nicolai Gedda/Orchestre de Paris/Georges Prêtre
Nicolai Gedda/Orchestre de Paris/Georges Prêtre 2:36
6
La Jolie fille de Perth, 'The Fair Maid of Perth': Quand la flamme de l'amour
José Van Dam/Georges Prêtre/Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France
José Van Dam/Georges Prêtre/Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France 4:58
7
Carmen (2000 Digital Remaster): Récit & Habanera: Quand je vous aimerai?...L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Victoria de los Angeles/Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française/Sir Thomas Beecham
Victoria de los Angeles/Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française/Sir Thomas Beecham 4:36
8
A cette voix...Je crois entendre encore (Les Pêcheurs de perles) - 1997 Digital Remaster
Alain Vanzo/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/Georges Prêtre
Alain Vanzo/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/Georges Prêtre 3:11
9
La Damnation de Faust Op. 24 (1996 Digital Remaster): Une puce gentille
Gabriel Bacquier/Orchestre de Paris/Georges Prêtre
Gabriel Bacquier/Orchestre de Paris/Georges Prêtre 1:27
10
Les Troyens: Je vais mourir ... Adieu, fière cité
Georges Prêtre/Régine Crespin/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Georges Prêtre/Régine Crespin/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris 6:01
11
Samson et Dalila (2001 Digital Remaster), Act 2, Scene 3: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix (Dalila/Samson)
Georges Prêtre/Rita Gorr/Jon Vickers/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Georges Prêtre/Rita Gorr/Jon Vickers/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris 5:17
12
Tannhäuser · Romantische Oper in 3 Akten (Dresdner Fassung), Dritter Akt (Tal vor der Wartburg): Wie Todesahnung - Oh du mein holder Abendstern (Wolfram)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin/Franz Konwitschny
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin/Franz Konwitschny 4:19
13
Der Fliegende Holländer (2000 - Remaster): Sentas Ballade: I. Johohoe!...Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an (Senta)
Anja Silja/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
Anja Silja/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer 8:13
14
Lohengrin: In fernem Land (Lohengrin/König/Chor)
Jess Thomas/Gottlob Frick/Chor der Wiener Staatsoper/Wiener Philharmoniker/Rudolf Kempe
Jess Thomas/Gottlob Frick/Chor der Wiener Staatsoper/Wiener Philharmoniker/Rudolf Kempe 6:21
15
Siegfried, DRITTER AUFZUG/ACT 3/TROISIEME ACTE, Dritte Szene/Scene 3/Troisième Scène: Heil dir, Sonne! (Brünnhilde/Siegfried)
James Morris/Peter Haage/Theo Adam/Kurt Rydl/Jadwiga Rappé/Eva Marton/Siegfried Jerusalem/Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernard Haitink
James Morris/Peter Haage/Theo Adam/Kurt Rydl/Jadwiga Rappé/Eva Marton/Siegfried Jerusalem/Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernard Haitink 5:17
16
Tristan und Isolde (1988 - Remaster), Act III, Scene III: Mild und leise wie er lächelt (Isoldes Liebestod)
Helga Dernesch/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan
Helga Dernesch/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan 7:23
3
1
Orfeo ed Euridice (Vienna version, 1762), Act III, Scene 1: Che farò senza Euridice? (Orfeo)
Agnes Baltsa/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
Agnes Baltsa/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 5:27
2
Die Zauberflöte - Singspiel in two acts K620 (1987 Digital Remaster), Act I: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (Papageno)
Bayerisches Staatsorchester/Wolfgang Sawallisch
Bayerisches Staatsorchester/Wolfgang Sawallisch 2:40
3
Don Giovanni K527, Atto Primo, Scena terza: Aria: Finch'han dal vino (Don Giovanni)
Nicolai Ghiaurov/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
Nicolai Ghiaurov/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer 1:29
4
Le Nozze di Figaro: E Susanna non vien! ...Dove sono i bei momenti (Contessa)
Barbara Hendricks - English Chamber Orchestra - Jeffrey Tate
Barbara Hendricks - English Chamber Orchestra - Jeffrey Tate 6:28
5
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.9: Rezitativ: Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? (Leonore)
Christa Ludwig/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
Christa Ludwig/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer 8:19
6
Guillaume Tell, 'William Tell' (1995 Digital Remaster): Ne m'abandonne pas, espoir de la vengeance...Asile hereditaire
Nicolai Gedda/Lamberto Gardelli/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicolai Gedda/Lamberto Gardelli/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 7:00
7
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (1997 Digital Remaster): La ran la le ra, la ran la la. Largo al factotum
Tito Gobbi/Philharmonia Orchestra/Alceo Galliera
Tito Gobbi/Philharmonia Orchestra/Alceo Galliera 4:44
8
Don Carlo (2000 Digital Remaster): Ella giammai m'amò!
Ruggero Raimondi/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Carlo Maria Giulini
Ruggero Raimondi/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Carlo Maria Giulini 7:33
9
Rigoletto (1996 Digital Remaster), Act 3: La donna è mobile (Duca)
Alfredo Kraus, Philharmonia Orchestra & Julius Rudel
Alfredo Kraus, Philharmonia Orchestra & Julius Rudel 2:18
10
Il Trovatore (1990 Digital Remaster), ACT 3 Scene 2: Di quella pira, l'orrendo foco (Manrico, Ruiz, Soldiers)
Franco Corelli/Angelo Mercuriali/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Gianni Lazzari/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Thomas Schippers
Franco Corelli/Angelo Mercuriali/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Gianni Lazzari/Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/Thomas Schippers 2:03
11
Otello Highlights (1994 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Esultate! (Otello/Ciprioti)
Sir John Barbirolli/Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Sir John Barbirolli/Ambrosian Opera Chorus 2:25
12
Otello: Dio! Mi potevi scagliar (Monologue)
Placido Domingo/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Lorin Maazel
Placido Domingo/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Lorin Maazel 4:41
13
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: Vissi d'arte
Maria Callas/Georges Prêtre/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
Maria Callas/Georges Prêtre/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire 3:05
14
Turandot: In questa reggia
Ghena Dimitrova/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Lamberto Gardelli
Ghena Dimitrova/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Lamberto Gardelli 5:58