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The A–Z of Opera: 2nd Expanded Edition

Chen-Ye Yuan (baritone), Kurt Moll (bass), Inga Nielsen (soprano), Mariusz Kwiecień (baritone), Valerian Ruminski (bass), Gloria Banditelli (mezzo-soprano), Rosita Frisani (soprano), Jana Valášková (soprano), Ingrid Kertesi (soprano), János Berkes (tenor), Nicola Martinucci (tenor), Alessandro Carmignani...

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Contents

 Excerpt, Adams, J: Nixon in China

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  • Chen-Ye Yuan (baritone)
  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Marin Alsop

Nixon in China, Act III: I am old and I cannot sleep

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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72

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  • Kurt Moll (bass), Inga Nielsen (soprano)
  • Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  • Michael Halász

Fidelio, Op. 72, Act II: Melodrama and Duet: Wie kalt ist es

5:21
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 Excerpt, Bellini: I Puritani

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  • Mariusz Kwiecień (baritone), Valerian Ruminski (bass)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

I puritani, Act II: Suoni la tromba

3:21
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Cavalli: Ormindo

1:30
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  • Gloria Banditelli (mezzo-soprano), Rosita Frisani (soprano)
  • Mediterraneo Concento
  • Sergio Vartolo

Ormindo, Act III: Finale: D'Amor non si quereli

1:30
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Dvořák: Mesícku na nebi hlubokém 'Song to the Moon' (from Rusalka)

5:56
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  • Jana Valášková (soprano)
  • Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Johannes Wildner

Rusalka, Op. 114, B. 203, Act I: Mesicku na nebi hlubokem, "Song of the Moon"

5:56
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 Excerpt, Falla: La vida breve

2:55
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  • Coro de la Fundación Príncipe de Asturias, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias
  • Maximiano Valdés

La vida breve, Act II: Ole! Ole!

2:55
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Handel: Rinaldo, HWV 7b, Act II

4:35
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  • Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)
  • Camerata Budapest
  • László Kovács

Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Lascia ch'io pianga

4:35
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 Excerpt, Kalman: Die Csárdásfürstin

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  • János Berkes (tenor)
  • Hungarian Operetta Orchestra
  • László Kovács

Die Csardasfurstin, Act I: Aus ist's mit der Liebe - Ganz ohne Weiber geht die Chose nicht

3:01
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 Excerpt, Leoncavallo: Pagliacci

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  • Nicola Martinucci (tenor)
  • Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Alexander Rahbari

Pagliacci, Act I: Recitar! Mentre preso dal delirio - Vesti la giubba

3:16
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 Excerpt, Monteverdi: L'Orfeo

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  • Alessandro Carmignani (tenor)
  • San Petronio Cappella Musicale Orchestra
  • Sergio Vartolo

L'Orfeo, Act III: Scorto da te

5:58
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 Excerpt, Mozart: Così fan tutte, K588

3:13
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  • Joanna Borowska (soprano), Peter Mikuláš (bass), Rohangiz Yachmi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Johannes Wildner

Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Terzet: Soave sia il vento

3:13
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 Excerpt, Nicolai, C O: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

4:57
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  • Slovenský filharmonický zbor, Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
  • Johannes Wildner

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Act III: O susser Mond!

4:57
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 Excerpt, Purcell: The Tempest, Z631

3:02
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  • Valerian Ruminski (bass)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

The Tempest, Z. 631, "The Enchanted Island", Act II: Arise, arise ye subterranean winds

3:02
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 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Aleko

5:20
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  • Peter Naydenov (bass)
  • Sofia National Opera Chorus, Sofia National Opera Orchestra
  • Nayden Todorov

Aleko: The Old Gypsy's Narrative: Volshebnoi siloi pesnopenia v tumannoi pamyati moei

5:20
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 Excerpt, Strauss, R: Ariadne auf Naxos

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  • Kristine Jepson (mezzo-soprano)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a: The Prologue: Sein wir wieder gut

2:44
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Verdi: Il trovatore, Act III

6:41
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  • Indra Thomas (soprano)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Il trovatore, Act IV: Vanne, lasciami - D'amor sull'ali rosee

6:41
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 Excerpt, Wagner: Tannhäuser

3:50
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  • Slovenský filharmonický zbor, Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
  • Johannes Wildner

Tannhauser, Act III: Begluckt darf nun dich, "Pilgrims' Chorus"

3:50
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 Excerpt, Weber: Der Freischütz

2:43
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  • Slovenský filharmonický zbor, Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
  • Johannes Wildner

Der Freischutz, J. 277, Act III: Folksong: Wir winden dir den Jungfern-Kranz

2:43
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 Excerpt, Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles

5:50
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  • Matthew Polenzani (tenor), Mariusz Kwiecień (baritone)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Les pecheurs de perles, Act I: Au fond du temple saint

5:50
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Catalani: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (from La Wally)

3:25
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  • Miriam Gauci (soprano)
  • Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alexander Rahbari

La Wally, Act I: Ebben? Ne andro lontana

3:25
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Delibes: Sous le dôme épais (from Lakmé)

6:41
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  • Adriana Kohútková (soprano), Denisa Šlepkovská (mezzo-soprano)
  • Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
  • Johannes Wildner

Lakme, Act I: Sous le dome epais, "Flower Duet"

6:41
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 Excerpt, Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore

5:13
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  • Vincenzo La Scola (tenor)
  • Hungarian State Opera
  • Pier Giorgio Morandi

L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love), Act II: Una furtiva lagrima

5:13
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Rebel, F: Zélindor, roi des Sylphes

3:30
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  • Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor)
  • Opera Lafayette Chorus, Opera Lafayette Orchestra
  • Ryan Brown

Zelindor, roi des Sylphes: Air pour les Sylphes et Salamandres - Que dans les airs vos chants harmonieux

3:30
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 Excerpt, Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice

3:30
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  • Ann-Christine Biel (soprano)
  • Drottningholmsteaterns orkester
  • Arnold Ostman

Orfeo ed Euridice, Act III: Aria: Che faro senza Euridice?

3:30
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 Excerpt, Korngold: Die Tote Stadt, Op. 12

4:32
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  • Katarina Dalayman (soprano), Thomas Sunnegårdh (tenor)
  • Kungliga Hovkapellet
  • Leif Segerstam

Die tote Stadt, Op. 12, Act I: Wunderbar!

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 Excerpt, Lehár: Die Lustige Witwe

5:23
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  • Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)
  • Hungarian Operetta Orchestra
  • László Kovács

Die lustige Witwe, Act II: Es lebt' eine Vilja, "Vilja-Lied"

5:23
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 Excerpt, Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

7:46
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  • Slovenský filharmonický zbor, Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
  • Alexander Rahbari

Cavalleria Rusticana: Gli aranci olezzano

7:46
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 Excerpt, Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527

3:37
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  • Kristine Jepson (mezzo-soprano), Mariusz Kwiecień (baritone)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act I: La ci darem la mano

3:37
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 Excerpt, Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann

3:59
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  • Indra Thomas (soprano), Kristine Jepson (mezzo-soprano)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Les contes d'Hoffmann, Act II: Entr'acte: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, "Barcarolle"

3:59
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Puccini: O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

3:30
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  • Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Gianni Schicchi: Avete torto!

3:30
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 Excerpt, Rameau: Platée

2:24
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  • Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (haute-contre)
  • Opera Lafayette Orchestra
  • Ryan Brown

Platee, Act I: Ariette vive: Quittez nymphes, quittez

2:24
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Rossini: Largo al factotum (from Il barbiere di Siviglia)

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  • Roberto Servile (baritone)
  • Failoni Kamarazenekar
  • Will Humburg

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act I: Largo al factotum

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 Excerpt, Verdi: Rigoletto

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  • Indra Thomas (soprano), Kristine Jepson (mezzo-soprano), Matthew Polenzani (tenor), Mariusz Kwiecień (baritone)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Charles Rosekrans

Rigoletto, Act III: Un di, se ben rammentomi

6:00
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Wagner: Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries

5:23
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  • Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu
  • Uwe Mund

Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries

5:23
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