Opera 100: Spotify Picks

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100 highlight tracks from 100 great operas, including masterpieces of baroque era (Monteverdi, Rameau, Gluck) all the way to 20th century and contemporary classics (Ligeti, Saariaho, John Adams).

100 songs

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    Cavalleria rusticana: "Voi lo sapete, o mamma"Pietro Mascagni, Elina Garanca, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Roberto AbbadoRevive
    3:380:30
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    6:400:30
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    Monteverdi: L'Orfeo, SV 318, Act 2: "Possente spirto" (Orfeo)Claudio Monteverdi, Philippe Jaroussky, Bérengère Sardin, Diego Fasolis, I BarocchistiLa storia di Orfeo
    8:420:30
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    Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erika Miklósa, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Claudio AbbadoMozart: Die Zauberflöte
    2:540:30
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    Handel: Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act 2: "Lascia ch'io pianga" (Almirena)George Frideric Handel, Joyce DiDonato, Maxim Emelyanychev, Il Pomo D'oroIn War & Peace - Harmony through Music
    5:320:30
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    2:590:30
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    Tristan und Isolde, Act III, Dritte Szene: Mild und leise wie er lächelt (Isolde)Richard Wagner, Nina Stemme, Antonio Pappano, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent GardenWagner: Tristan und Isolde
    6:410:30
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    Rossini: Tancredi, Act 1: "Oh patria!... Tu che accendi questo core... Di tanti palpiti" (Tancredi)Gioachino Rossini, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Enrique Mazzola, Orchestre national de Montpellier OccitanieRossini: Opera Arias & Duets (Live)
    8:550:30
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    L'Amour de loin: Premier acte. Deuxième tableau : Le Pèlerin. Le Pèlerin : "Peut-être bien qu'elle n'existe pas"Kaija Saariaho, Daniel Belcher, Marie-Ange Todorovitch, Kent Nagano, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester BerlinKaija Saariaho: L'Amour de loin
    5:330:30
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    3:520:30
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    9:280:30
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    11:450:30
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    King Roger: A/Roxana! jej spiew! (King Roger/Roxana/Edrisi/Chorus)Karol Szymanowski, Sir Simon Rattle, City Of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraSzymanowski: Król Roger
    4:180:30
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    Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527 / Act 2: "Don Giovanni, a cenar teco m'invitasti"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vitalij Kowaljow, Ildebrando D'arcangelo, Luca Pisaroni, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Vocalensemble RastattMozart: Don Giovanni
    6:310:30
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    6:560:30
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    Pelléas et Mélisande, L.88 / Act 3: "Mes longs cheveux descendent"Claude Debussy, Francois Le Roux, Maria Ewing, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio AbbadoDebussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (2 CDs)
    5:590:30
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    6:500:30
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    Carmen, Act I: No.5 Habanera : L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Carmen/Cigarières/Jeunes gens/Dragons)Georges Bizet, Angela Gheorghiu, Wolff, Michel Plasson, Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse, Orchestre National du Capitol de ToulouseBizet : Carmen
    4:350:30
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    5:180:30
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    Bluebeard's Castle: VI. Fifth Door - Bluebeard's Vast and Beautiful KingdomBéla Bartók, Elena Zhidkova, Willard White, Valery Gergiev, London Symphony OrchestraBartók: Bluebeard's Castle
    6:050:30
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    Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 / Act 3: "Thy Hand Belinda - When I Am Laid In Earth"Henry Purcell, Catherine Bott, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher HogwoodPurcell: Dido and Aeneas
    4:060:30
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    4:590:30
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    Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5 / Act 1: Letter scene. "Puskai pogilabnu ya, no pryezhde"Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Nuccia Focile, Orchestre de Paris, Semyon BychkovTchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin (2 CDs)
    13:170:30
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    4:530:30
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    Don Carlo - Highlights (1986 Digital Remaster): Scena e romanza 'Fontainbleu! Foresta immensa e solitaria' (Carlo)Giuseppe Verdi, Plácido Domingo, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Carlo Maria Giulini, Orch.Of Royal Opera House Covent GardenVerdi: Don Carlo - Highlights
    4:250:30
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    2:280:30
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    Peter Grimes, Op. 13: Act III Scene II: Grimes! (Voices, Peter)Benjamin Britten, Alan Oke, Steuart Bedford, Britten-Pears OrchestraBritten: Peter Grimes
    5:080:30
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    Weber : Der Freischütz : Act 1 "O, diese Sonne" [Max Kuno, Kaspar, Chorus]Carl Maria von Weber, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Berliner PhilharmonikerWeber : Der Freischütz
    7:360:30
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    The Rake's Progress / Act 1 / Scene 3: "No word from Tom"Igor Stravinsky, Cathryn Pope, Stafford Dean, London Sinfonietta, Riccardo ChaillyStravinsky: The Rake's Progress
    8:150:30
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    Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Atto terzo. Scene 9 & 10. N.21 Duettino Susanna, La Contessa "Su l'aria..."Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concerto Köln, Patrizia Ciofi, René Jacobs, Veronique GensMozart: Le nozze di Figaro
    2:550:30

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