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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    Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act I: Cavatina: Largo al factotum della cittaGioachino Rossini, Peter Mattei, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawrence RenesMattei, Peter: Great Baritone Arias
    5:000:30
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    Handel: Serse, HWV 40, Act 1 Scene 1: No. 2, Arioso, "Ombra mai fù" (Serse)George Frideric Handel, William ChristieHandel: Serse
    3:200:30
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    Lucia di Lammermoor: Act III, Scene 2, No 14 i. Scena ed Aria "Oh giusto cielo!"Gaetano Donizetti, Mariinsky Orchestra, Mariinsky Chorus, Natalie Dessay, Valery GergievDonizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
    2:470:30
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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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    Norma - Critical Edition by Maurizio Biondi and Riccardo Minasi / Act 1 Scene 1: "Casta Diva"Vincenzo Bellini, Cecilia Bartoli, International Chamber Vocalists, Orchestra La Scintilla, Giovanni AntoniniBellini: Norma
    6:300:30
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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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    Mozart: Così fan tutte, K. 588, Act 1 Scene 6: No. 10, Terzettino, "Soave sia il vento" (Fiordiligi, Dorabella, Don Alfonso)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,Christa Ludwig,Walter Berry,Philharmonia Orchestra,Karl Bohm, Karl Böhm, Philharmonia OrchestraMozart: Cosi fan tutte
    3:040:30
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    8:340:30
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    Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act III: Entr'acte (Orchestra)...Belle nuite, ô nuit d'amour : Barcarolle (Une voix/Giulietta/Chorus)Jules Barbier, Jacques Offenbach, Michel Carre, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, André Cluytens, Choeurs Rene DuclosOffenbach : Les Contes d'Hoffmann
    3:480:30
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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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    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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    Manon, Act III, Tableau 1: Obeissons, quand leur voix appelle -Gavotte (Manon/Brétigny/Jeunes Seigneurs)Jules Massenet, Angela Gheorghiu, Antonio Pappano, Orchestra of the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, BrusselsMassenet : Manon
    3:090:30
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    Il Trovatore, Parte Quarta - Il supplizio, Scena prima: D'amor sull'ali rosee (Leonora)Giuseppe Verdi, Angela Gheorghiu,London Symphony Orchestra,Antonio Pappano, Antonio Pappano, London Symphony OrchestraVerdi : Il Trovatore
    3:480:30
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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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    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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    Mathis Der Maler, 6th Tableau, Scene 1: Der liebste Vater, eer verstand mich (Regina/Mathis)Paul Hindemith, Rafael Kubelik, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraHindemith: Mathis der Maler
    3:340:30
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    Les Troyens: Act V, No. 38 - “Vallon Sonore”Sir Colin Davis, London Symphony OrchestraBerlioz: Les Troyens
    5:350:30
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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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