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The Very Best of Maria Callas

Arias by Puccini, Giodano, Massenet, Donizetti, Mozart, et al

Maria Callas (soprano)

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Contents

Puccini: Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)

Work length3:02
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1965-01-01
  • Recording Venue: Dec 1964/January 1965, Salle Wagram, PAris

Puccini: Un bel di vedremo (from Madama Butterfly)

Work length4:43
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-08-06
  • Recording Venue: 1-6 Aug 1955. La Scala, Milan

Giordano, U: La mamma morta (from Andrea Chénier)

Work length4:53
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-20
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 20 September 1954 / Watford Town Hall

Rossini: Una voce poco fa (from Il barbiere di Siviglia)

Work length6:52
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 17,18,20 & 21 September 1954, Watford Town Hall

Bellini: La Sonnambula (1987 - Remaster): Compagne, temiri amici ....Come per me sereno

Work length5:48
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1955-06-12
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 12 June 1955; La Scala, Milan

Verdi: Rigoletto (1986 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Gualtier Maldè ...Caro nome

Work length7:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano), Carlo Forti (bass), Renato Ercolani (tenor), William Dickie (bass-baritone)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1955-09-16
  • Recording Venue: 3-16 September 1955, Teatro alla Scala, Milano

Verdi: Ah, fors'è lui che l'anima (from La Traviata)

Work length3:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Orquesta Sinfonica del Teatro Nacional de Santa Carlos, Lisboa, Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Orquestra Sinfónica do Teatro Nacional de Sõo Carlos de Lisboa
  • Franco Ghione
  • Recorded: 1958-03-27
  • Recording Venue: 27 March 1958 / 'live' in the Teatro San Carlos, Lisbon

Puccini: Manon Lescaut (1987 - Remaster): In quelle trine morbide

Work length2:53
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-22
  • Recording Venue: 15-18,21,22 September 1954, Watford Town Hall

Puccini: La Bohème (1987 - Remaster)

Work length8:12
$2.60
$3.40
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-22
  • Recording Venue: 15-18,21,22 September 1954, Watford Town Hall

Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì

Track length4:50
$1.30
$1.70

Donde lieta uscì (Mimì's Farewell)

Track length3:22
$1.30
$1.70

Puccini: O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

Work length2:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-22
  • Recording Venue: 15-18,21,22 September 1954, Watford Town Hall

Catalani: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (from La Wally)

Work length4:49
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 17, 18, 20 & 21 Sept 1954, Watford Town Hall

Meyerbeer: Dinorah, Act II: Ombra leggera (Shadow Song)

Work length5:42
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Orchestra della RAI, Torino
  • Alfredo Simonetto
  • Recorded: 1954-12-27
  • Recording Venue: 27 December 1954/Casino, San Remo

Puccini: Turandot (1987 Digital Remaster): Signore, ascolta!

Work length2:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-22
  • Recording Venue: 15-18,21,22 September 1954, Watford Town Hall

Puccini: Turandot (1987 - Remaster): In questa Reggia

Work length6:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1954-09-22
  • Recording Venue: 15-18,21,22 September 1954, Watford Town Hall

Puccini: Madama Butterfly (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino

Work length7:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano), Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-08-06
  • Recording Venue: 1-6 Aug 1955. La Scala, Milan

Bizet: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle 'Habanera' (from Carmen)

Work length4:02
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1961-04-05
  • Recording Venue: 28 March-5 April 1961, Salle Wagram, Paris

Bizet: Carmen (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Chanson bohème: Les tringles des sistres tintaient (Carmen)

Work length4:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano), Jane Berbié (soprano), Nadine Sautereau (soprano)
  • Choeurs René Duclos, Choeurs d'enfants Jean Pesneaud, Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1964-07-20
  • Recording Venue: 6-20 July 1964/Salle Wagram Paris

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila (1987 - Remaster): Printemps qui commence

Work length5:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1961-04-05
  • Recording Venue: 28 March-5 April 1961, Salle Wagram, Paris

Saint-Saëns: Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix (from Samson et Dalila)

Work length5:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1961-04-05
  • Recording Venue: 28 March-5 April 1961, Salle Wagram, Paris

Gounod: Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve (from Roméo et Juliette)

Work length3:39
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1961-04-05
  • Recording Venue: 28 March-5 April 1961, Salle Wagram, Paris

Massenet: Manon (1987 - Remaster): Je ne suis que faiblesse....Adieu, notre petite table

Work length3:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1963-05-07
  • Recording Venue: 3 & 7 May 1963 / Salle Wagram, Paris

Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice (1987 - Remaster): J'ai perdu mon Eurydice

Work length4:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
  • Georges Prêtre
  • Recorded: 1961-04-05
  • Recording Venue: 28 March - 5 April 1961, Salle Wagram, Paris

Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492 (1987 - Remaster): Porgi, amor (Act II)

Work length4:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Nicola Rescigno
  • Recorded: 1963-12-01

Bellini: Casta Diva (from Norma)

Work length5:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1960-09-12
  • Recording Venue: 5-12 September 1960, La Scala Milan

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (1997 - Remaster): Regnava nel silenzio...Quando rapito in estasi (Act I)

Work length8:05
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano), Anna Maria Canali (mezzo-soprano)
  • Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
  • Tullio Serafin
  • Recorded: 1953-02-06
  • Recording Venue: 29 &30 January and 3,4 & 6 February 1953, Teatro Communale, Florence

Donizetti: Anna Bolena (1995 - Remaster): Al dolce guidami castel natio

Work length4:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Nicola Rescigno
  • Recorded: 1958-09-25
  • Recording Venue: 24 & 25 September 1958, Kingsway Hall, London

Verdi: Macbeth (1987 - Remaster): Nel dì della vittoria ....Vienil t'affretta

Work length7:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Nicola Rescigno
  • Recorded: 1959-09-24
  • Recording Venue: 19-21 & 24 September 1958, Abbey Road Studios, London

Verdi: Aida (1972 Digital Remaster): Ritorna vincitor

Work length7:04
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Nicola Rescigno
  • Recorded: 1964-04-22
  • Recording Venue: 22 April 1964 / Salle Wagram, Paris

Ponchielli: Suicidio! (from La Gioconda)

Work length4:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Teatro alla Scala
  • Antonino Votto
  • Recorded: 1959-09-11
  • Recording Venue: 4-11 September 1959, La Scala, Milan

Verdi: Otello (1987 - Remaster): Ave Maria

Work length4:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Callas (soprano)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Nicola Rescigno
  • Recorded: 1964-02-21
  • Recording Venue: 17-27 December 1963 & 20 & 21 February 1964, Salle Wagram, Paris