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Brava, Jessye! - The Very Best of Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman (soprano)

2 Presto CDs

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Contents

Haydn: La vera costanza / Act 2

Work length2:46
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
  • Antal Dorati
  • Recorded: 1976-05
  • Recording Venue: Municipalité, Grande Salle, Epalinges

"Dove fuggo, ove m'ascondo"

Track length2:46

 Excerpt, Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7

Work length2:22
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Colin Davis
  • Recorded: 1979-12-23
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

1. Villanelle

Track length2:22

Verdi: Un giorno di regno / Act 1

Work length6:01
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Ambrosian Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Lamberto Gardelli
  • Recorded: 1973-08

"Non san quant'io nel petto" - "Non vo' quel vecchio, non son sì sciocca"

Track length6:01

 Excerpt, Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (5)

Work length2:31
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Colin Davis
  • Recorded: 1975-02-23
  • Recording Venue: Wembley Town Hall, London

Schmerzen

Track length2:31

Strauss, R: Vier letzte Lieder

Work length6:06
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Kurt Masur
  • Recorded: 1982-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Paul Gerhardt Kirche , Leipzig

3. Beim Schlafengehen

Track length6:06

 Excerpt, Strauss, R: Acht Gedichte aus 'Letzte Blätter', Op. 10

Work length1:47
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Kurt Masur
  • Recorded: 1982-06-04
  • Recording Venue: Paul Gerhardt Kirche , Leipzig

1. Zueignung

Track length1:47

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3

Work length5:27
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Raymond Leppard
  • Recorded: 1985-05

"Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth"

Track length5:27

 Excerpt, Strauss, R: Ariadne auf Naxos

Work length5:47
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Kurt Masur
  • Recorded: 1988-01
  • Recording Venue: Neues Gewandhaus, Leipzig

"Es gibt ein Reich"

Track length5:47

 Excerpt, Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (1899 version)

Work length10:28
  • Jessye Norman (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)
  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1976-04
  • Recording Venue: Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal, Amsterdam

4. Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?

Track length1:59

8. Rheinlegendchen

Track length3:29

Urlicht

Track length5:00

 Excerpt, Schumann: Myrthen, Op. 25

Work length2:06
  • Jessye Norman (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1987-06-16
  • Recording Venue: Feldkirch

1. Widmung

Track length2:06

Schubert: Erlkönig, D.328 (Op.1)

Work length4:02
  • Jessye Norman (soprano), Phillip Moll (piano)
  • Recorded: 1984-04-28
  • Recording Venue: St. John's Smith Square, London

Ravel: Vocalise-Etude (en forme de Habanera) M.51

Work length3:59
  • Jessye Norman (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1987-11

trad.: He's Got The Whole World

Work length3:01
  • Jessye Norman (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1987-06-16
  • Recording Venue: Feldkirch

 Excerpt, Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7

Work length4:09
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Colin Davis
  • Recorded: 1979-12-23
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

6. L'île inconnue

Track length4:09

Watters, M: Faster, Higher, Stronger

Work length4:24
  • Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Centennial Choir, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Mark Watters
  • Recorded: 1996-06