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The Very Best of Montserrat Caballé

The Very Best of Montserrat Caballé

Arias and songs by Bellini, Puccini, Montsalvatge, Verdi, et al

Montserrat Caballé (soprano)

2 CDs

$10.75

Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days

Contents

 Excerpt, Verdi: Aida

Work length13:13
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Anton Guadagno, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1971-06-11
  • Recording Venue: 8-11 June 1971/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Ritorna vincitor! (Act I)

Track length6:17

Qui, Radamès, verrà! ... O cieli azzuri (Act III)

Track length6:56

Verdi: La Forza del Destino: Pace, pace (Act IV)

Work length5:35
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Anton Guadagno, Montserrat Caballé, Ambrosian Singers
  • Recorded: 1971-06-11
  • Recording Venue: 8-11 June 1971. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Verdi: Macbeth: Una macchia è qui tuttora! (Atto IV)

Work length6:27
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Anton Guadagno, Montserrat Caballé, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Thomas Allen
  • Recorded: 1971-06-11
  • Recording Venue: 8-11 June 1971. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Verdi: Tu che le vanità (from Don Carlo)

Work length11:02
  • Carlo Maria Giulini, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-08-01
  • Recording Venue: August 1970: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

Verdi: Ave Maria (from Otello)

Work length4:22
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Anton Guadagno, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1971-06-11
  • Recording Venue: 8-11 June 1971, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Boito: Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare (Act III)

Work length6:24
  • Julius Rudel, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1973-07-25
  • Recording Venue: 16-25 July 1973 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road & Kingsway Hall, London

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o mamma (Santuzza / Mamma Lucia)

Work length4:00
  • Astrid Varnay, Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1979-08-07
  • Recording Venue: 2-7 August 1979, Watford Town Hall, and St Augustine's, Kilburn (off-stage chorus with organ) London

Rossini: Guillaume Tell, Act II: Ils s'éloignent enfin....Sombre forêt

Work length8:13
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1972-09-07
  • Recording Venue: 11 July - 1 August & 7 September 1972. No.1 Studio, Abbey Road Studios London.

Turina: Las Fuentecitas del Parque, Op. 37 No. 3 (from Canto a Sevilla)

Work length3:55
  • Alexis Weissenberg, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1979-07-01
  • Recording Venue: May - July 1979 / Salle Wagram, Paris

Montsalvatge: Canciones negras (5)

Work length12:08
  • Alexis Weissenberg, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1979-07-01
  • Recording Venue: May - July 1979, Salle Wagram, Paris

Cuba dentro de un piano (R.Alberti)

Track length4:18

Chevère (N.Guillén)

Track length1:59

Punto de Habanera (N.Lujan)

Track length1:55

Canción de cuna para dormir a un negrito (I.P. Valdes)

Track length2:47

Canto negro (N.Guillén)

Track length1:09

Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act II: In quelle trine morbide (Manon)

Work length2:18
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé, Bruno Bartoletti
  • Recorded: 1971-12-29
  • Recording Venue: 6-9, 11-15 July & 2, 29 December 1971 / Brent Town Hall, London & No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

 Excerpt, Puccini: La Bohème

Work length8:39
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-04-10
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 10 April 1970 / Kingsway Hall, London

Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì

Track length5:15

Donde lieta uscì (Mimì's Farewell)

Track length3:24

Puccini: Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)

Work length3:34
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-04-10
  • Recording Venue: 6 & 10 April 1970. Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Un bel di vedremo (from Madama Butterfly)

Work length5:24
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-04-10
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 10 April 1970. Kingsway Hall

Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Tu? tu? piccolo iddio

Work length2:35
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-04-10
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 10 April 1970/Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Signore, ascolta! (from Turandot)

Work length2:29
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-04-10
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 10 April 1970/Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Turandot, Act II, Scene 2: In questa reggia (Turandot, Corwd, Calaf)

Work length7:11
  • Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Alain Lombard, Choeurs De L'Opera Du Rhin, José Carreras, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1977-08-31
  • Recording Venue: 22-31 August 1977 / Palais de Musique, Strasbourg

Puccini: Turandot: Tu che di gel sei cincta

Work length2:28
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 2002-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 10 April 1970/Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

Work length2:44
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 2002-12-31

Puccini: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (from La Rondine)

Work length3:05
  • Sir Charles Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-04-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 April 1970 / Kingsway Hall, London

Bellini: I Puritani, Act I, Scena terza: Son vergin vezzosa (Elvira / Enrichetta / Arturo / Giorgio / Coro)

Work length5:21
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, Alfredo Kraus, Julia Hamari, Agostino Ferrin, Montserrat Caballé, Ambrosian Singers
  • Recorded: 1979-07-04
  • Recording Venue: 18, 21-24, 29-30 June & 1, 4 July 1979. Kingsway Hall, London

Bellini: I Puritani, Act II

Work length16:54
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, Matteo Manuguerra, Agostino Ferrin, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1979-07-04
  • Recording Venue: 18, 21-24, 29-30 June & 1, 4 July 1979. Kingsway Hall, London

O rendetemi la speme ... Qui la voce sua soave mi chiamava ...

Track length10:27

Tornò il riso sul suo aspetto

Track length6:27

 Excerpt, Bellini: Il Pirata

Work length11:45
  • Flora Rafanelli, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Coro e Orchestra della Radiotelevisione Italiana, Roma, Montserrat Caballé
  • Recorded: 1970-07-31
  • Recording Venue: 14-31 July 1970. RAI Studios, Rome

Oh! s'io potessi dissipar le nubi..

Track length4:13

Col sorriso d'innocenza

Track length3:28

Qual suono ferale echeggia

Track length4:04