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The Very Best of Jessye Norman

Arias and songs by Wagner, Brahms, Offenbach, Ravel, Berlioz, et al

Jessye Norman (soprano)

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Contents

 Excerpt, Wagner: Tannhäuser

Work length9:42
$2.60
$3.40
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Klaus Tennstedt
  • Recorded: 1987-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 13-18 December 1987/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Dich, teure Halle, grüss' ich wieder (Elisabeth's Greeting) (Act II)

Track length3:30
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Act III, Allmächt'ge Jungfrau, hör mein Flehen (Elisabeth's Prayer)

Track length6:12
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Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer: Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff (Senta's Ballad) (Act II)

Work length8:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Ambrosian Singers, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Klaus Tennstedt
  • Recorded: 1987-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 13-18 December 1987/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Wagner: Mild und leise 'Isolde's Liebestod' (from Tristan und Isolde)

Work length8:43
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Klaus Tennstedt
  • Recorded: 1987-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 13-18 December 1987/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (5)

Work length20:02
$6.50
$8.50
  • Irwin Gage (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 2002-12-31
  • Recording Venue: September 1969/Berlin, Studio Zehlendorf

I. Der Engel

Track length3:05
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II. Stehe still

Track length3:58
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III. Im Treibhaus

Track length5:44
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IV. Schmerzen

Track length2:25
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V. Traume

Track length4:50
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Schubert: Dem Unendlichen, D291 (Klopstock)

Work length4:48
$1.30
$1.70
  • Irwin Gage (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1969-09-30
  • Recording Venue: September 1969 / Studio Zehlendorf, Berlin

Schubert: Der Winterabend (Es ist so still), D938

Work length8:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Irwin Gage (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 2002-12-31
  • Recording Venue: September 1969 / Studio Zehlendorf, Berlin

Schubert: Auflösung, D807

Work length2:40
$1.30
$1.70
  • Irwin Gage (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 2002-12-31
  • Recording Venue: September 1969 / Studio Zehlendorf, Berlin

Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem Op. 45: V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit (Langsam)

Work length8:18
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • BBC Symphony Chorus, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Klaus Tennstedt, Richard Cooke
  • Recorded: 1984-08-25
  • Recording Venue: 19, 20 & 23-25 August 1984, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Offenbach: Barcarolle (from Les Contes d'Hoffmann )

Work length4:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Choeurs de l’Opéra National du Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie de Bruxelles, Orchestre de l’Opéra National du Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie de Bruxelles
  • Sylvain Cambreling
  • Recorded: 1986-07-31
  • Recording Venue: 25, 27, 29-30 June & July 1986 /Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act IV

Work length12:51
$3.90
$5.10
  • Brussels National Opera Chorus, Orchestre Symphonique de l'Opéra National, Bruxelles, Dale Duesing (baritone), Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano), Jessye Norman (soprano), Neil Shicoff (tenor), Gunter Wagner (director)
  • Chorus of the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels, Orchestra of the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels
  • Sylvain Cambreling
  • Recorded: 1986-07-31
  • Recording Venue: 25, 27, 29-30 June & July 1986 /Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Vénus dit à Fortune (Giulietta, Chorus, Hoffmann, Schlemil)

Track length2:13
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Qui connaît donc la souffrance...Hoffmann, vite, partons d'ici!...O Dieu, de quelle ivresse embrasses-tu mon âme (Giulietta / Choeurs / Hoffmann / Nicklausse)

Track length6:51
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Jusqu'à là cependant affermis mon courage...Aujourd'hui, aujour'hui les larmes (Giulietta, Hoffmann)

Track length3:47
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Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette Op. 17: Premier transports (Strophes)

Work length4:08
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  • Jessye Norman (soprano), Joseph Flummerfelt (director)
  • Philadelphia Orchestra, The Westminster Choir
  • Riccardo Muti
  • Recorded: 1986-01-28
  • Recording Venue: 25-28 January 1986, Memorial Hall, Philadelphia

Ravel: Trois chansons madécasses

Work length15:55
$3.90
$5.10
  • Dalton Baldwin (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano), Michel Debost (flute), Renaud Fontanarosa (cello)
  • Recorded: 1983-07-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 July 1983, Salle Wagram, Paris

Nahandove

Track length6:56
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Aoua

Track length5:25
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Il est doux..

Track length3:34
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Ravel: Chanson du rouet

Work length4:13
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  • Dalton Baldwin (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1983-07-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 July 1983, Salle Wagram, Paris

Ravel: Si morne!

Work length4:20
$1.30
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  • Dalton Baldwin (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1983-07-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 July 1983, Salle Wagram, Paris

Poulenc: Tu vois le feu du soir

Work length4:18
$1.30
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  • Irwin Gage (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1985-01-01
  • Recording Venue: September 1969, Studio Zehlendorf, Berlin

Poulenc: La Fraîcheur et le feu

Work length8:31
$9.10
$11.90
  • Irwin Gage (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1985-01-01
  • Recording Venue: September 1969, Studio Zehlendorf, Berlin

Rayon des yeux

Track length1:13
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Le matin les branches attisent

Track length0:48
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Tout disparut

Track length1:52
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Dans les ténèbres du jardin

Track length0:25
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Unis la fraîcheur et le feu

Track length1:27
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Homme au sourir tendre

Track length1:51
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La grande rivière qui va

Track length0:55
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 Excerpt, Offenbach: La Belle Helène

Work length15:10
$5.20
$6.80
  • Charles Burles (tenor), Colette Alliot-Lugaz (soprano), Gabriel Bacquier (baritone), Jean-Philippe Lafont (baritone), John Aler (tenor), Jessye Norman (soprano), Nicole Carreras (soprano), Gérard Desroches (baritone), Jacques Loreau (tenor), Roger Trentin (tenor)
  • Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse, Choeurs du Capitole de Toulouse, Choeur du Capitole de Toulouse
  • Michel Plasson
  • Recorded: 1984-07-21
  • Recording Venue: 16-21 July 1984 / Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Amours divins (Acte I)

Track length3:31
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On me nomme Hélène la Blonde (Acte II)

Track length4:53
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Là vrai, je ne suis pas coupable (Acte III)

Track length2:24
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Elle vient, c'est elle (Acte II

Track length4:22
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