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Divas and Tenors

Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Patricia Petibon (soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Arleen Auger (soprano), Sumi Jo (soprano), Renee Fleming (soprano), Anna Netrebko (soprano), Joan Sutherland (soprano), Jane Berbie (mezzo), Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Agnes Baltsa (mezzo), Elina...

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Contents

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Cantata BWV208 'Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!'

Work length4:05
  • Magdalena Kozená (mezzo-soprano)
  • Musica Florea
  • Marek Stryncl
  • Recorded: 1996-09-30
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall, Kromeriz

Aria: Schafe können sicher weiden

Track length4:05

Handel: Samson HWV 57 / Act 3

Work length5:56
  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Barry Rose
  • Recorded: 1984-06
  • Recording Venue: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London

Let The Bright Seraphim

Track length5:56

Handel: Rinaldo, HWV 7a / Act 2

Work length5:34
  • Patricia Petibon (soprano)
  • Venice Baroque Orchestra
  • Andrea Marcon
  • Recorded: 2009-09-21
  • Recording Venue: Toblach, Kulturzentrum Grand Hotel, Gustav Mahler Saal

"Lascia ch'io pianga"

Track length5:34

Handel: Serse, HWV 40 / Act 1

Work length3:23
  • Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (soprano)
  • Il Giardino Armonico
  • Giovanni Antonini
  • Recorded: 2009-03-24
  • Recording Venue: Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes, Valladolid

"Ombra mai fu"

Track length3:23

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 / Act 2

Work length3:07
  • Arleen Auger (soprano)
  • Drottningholm Theatre
  • Arnold Östman
  • Recorded: 1987-08
  • Recording Venue: Nacka Aula, Stockholm

"Porgi amor"

Track length3:07

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2

Work length2:55
  • Sumi Jo (soprano)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1990-12
  • Recording Venue: Grossersaal, Konzerthaus, Vienna (Wien)

"Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen"

Track length2:55

Bellini: Norma - Critical Edition by Maurizio Biondi and Riccardo Minasi / Act 1 Scene 1

Work length6:33
  • Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano)
  • International Chamber Vocalists, Orchestra La Scintilla
  • Giovanni Antonini
  • Recorded: 2013-01
  • Recording Venue: Evangelisch -reformierte Kirchgemeinde, Zurich

"Casta Diva"

Track length6:33

 Excerpt, Puccini: Gianni Schicchi

Work length2:51
  • Renée Fleming (soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1999-07-09
  • Recording Venue: The Colosseum, Watford

"O mio babbino caro"

Track length2:51

Dvořák: Rusalka, Op.114, B. 203 / Act 1

Work length5:58
  • Renée Fleming (soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1996-12
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

"O Silver Moon"

Track length5:58

Puccini: La Bohème: Act 1

Work length5:20
  • Anna Netrebko (soprano)
  • Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Bertrand de Billy
  • Recorded: 2007-04-17
  • Recording Venue: Gasteig, München

"Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"

Track length5:20

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1

Work length5:41
  • Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1982-06-19
  • Recording Venue: Watford Town Hall, London

"Una voce poco fa...Io sono docile"

Track length5:41

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op.47, R. 288 / Act 2

Work length6:14
  • Elina Garanča (mezzo-soprano)
  • Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
  • Yves Abel
  • Recorded: 2012-03-26
  • Recording Venue: Salone Bolognini, Bologna

"Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix"

Track length6:14

Delibes: Lakmé / Act 1

Work length6:06
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Jane Berbié (mezzo-soprano)
  • L'Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1967-10-12
  • Recording Venue: Salle Alcazar, Monte Carlo

"Viens, Mallika, ... Dôme épais"

Track length6:06

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 2

Work length3:44
  • Anna Netrebko (soprano), Elina Garanča (mezzo-soprano), Lukas Vasilek (chorus master)
  • Prague Philharmonia, Prague Philharmonic Choir
  • Emmanuel Villaume
  • Recorded: 2008-03-22
  • Recording Venue: Rudolfinum, Dvorák Hall, Prague

Barcarolle

Track length3:44

Catalani: La Wally / Act 1

Work length3:38
  • Angela Gheorghiu (soprano)
  • Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino
  • John Mauceri
  • Recorded: 1995-12-05
  • Recording Venue: Conservatorio, Turin

"Ebben? Ne andrò lontana"

Track length3:38

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess / Act 1

Work length4:19
  • Renée Fleming (soprano)
  • New York Voices, Metropolitan Opera
  • James Levine
  • Recorded: 1998-05-30
  • Recording Venue: Manhattan Centre Studios, New York

"Summertime"

Track length4:19

Sartori: Con Te Partirò

Work length3:45
  • Katherine Jenkins, James Banbury (keyboards)
  • The Czech Film Orchestra
  • Recorded: 2004

Handel: Atalanta, HWV 35 / Act 1

Work length3:21
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Douglas Gamley (work arranger)
  • Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1973-07-09
  • Recording Venue: Opera House, Bologna

"Care selve"

Track length3:21

Handel: Semele, HWV 58 / Act 2

Work length4:56
  • John Aler (tenor)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • John Nelson
  • Recorded: 1990-05
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Where'er You Walk

Track length4:56

Handel: Alcina, HWV 34 / Act 2

Work length4:15
  • Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
  • Cappella Coloniensis
  • Ferdinand Leitner
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15
  • Recording Venue: Großer Sendesaal, WDR-Funkhaus, Köln

Verdi prati

Track length4:15

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Act 3

Work length4:34
  • Juan Diego Flórez (tenor)
  • Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
  • Carlo Rizzi
  • Recorded: 2003-03-30
  • Recording Venue: Auditorium di Milano, Milan

"J'ai perdu mon Euridice"

Track length4:34

Mozart: Così fan tutte, K.588 / Act 1

Work length5:07
  • Francisco Araiza (tenor)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1989-07-24
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall/St. John's, Smith Square

"Un'aura amorosa"

Track length5:07

Mozart: Don Giovanni, K.527 / Act 2

Work length4:06
  • Francisco Araiza (tenor)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1990-07-25
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

"Il mio tesoro intanto"

Track length4:06

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Erster Aufzug

Work length4:41
  • Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm
  • Recorded: 1964-06-25
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

"Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön"

Track length4:41

Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore / Act 2

Work length4:41
  • Juan Diego Flórez (tenor)
  • Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
  • Riccardo Frizza
  • Recorded: 2002-11
  • Recording Venue: Auditorium di Milano, Milan

"Una furtiva lagrima"

Track length4:41

Ponchielli: La Gioconda / Act 2

Work length5:11
  • Rolando Villazón (tenor)
  • Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
  • Daniele Callegari
  • Recorded: 2007-03-19
  • Recording Venue: Auditorium di Milano, Milan

"Cielo e mar"

Track length5:11

Verdi: Rigoletto: Act 3

Work length2:22
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1971-06-28
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

"La donna è mobile"

Track length2:22

Verdi: La Traviata / Act 1

Work length3:00
  • Ileana Cotrubas (soprano), Plácido Domingo (tenor), Wolfgang Baumgart (chorus master)
  • Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München, Bayerisches Staatsorchester
  • Carlos Kleiber
  • Recorded: 1976-05-21
  • Recording Venue: Bürgerbraü-Keller, Munich

Libiamo ne'lieti calici

Track length3:00

Bizet: Les pêcheurs de perles / Act 2

Work length6:12
  • Ramón Vargas (tenor), Ludovic Tézier (baritone)
  • SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg
  • Marco Armiliato
  • Recorded: 2007-08-03
  • Recording Venue: Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden

Au fond du temple saint

Track length6:12

Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 2

Work length4:16
  • Plácido Domingo (tenor)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1977-09-15
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, London

"La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"

Track length4:16

Puccini: Tosca / Act 1

Work length2:59
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
  • National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Nicola Rescigno
  • Recorded: 1978-08-01
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall/Henry Wood Hall, London

"Recondita armonia"

Track length2:59

Puccini: Turandot / Act 3

Work length3:01
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
  • Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir
  • Zubin Mehta
  • Recorded: 1972-08-25
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

"Nessun dorma!"

Track length3:01

Eduardo Di Capua, Alfredo Mazzucchi: 'O sole mio

Work length3:23
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Giancarlo Chiaramello (work arranger)
  • National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Giancarlo Chiaramello
  • Recorded: 1979-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Løvland: You Raise Me Up

Work length4:50
  • Joseph Calleja (tenor), Charles Mutter (violin), Steven Mercurio (work arranger)
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Steven Mercurio
  • Recorded: 2013-06
  • Recording Venue: Watford Colosseum

Schönberg, C-M: Bring Him Home (from Les Misérables)

Work length3:41
  • Alfie Boe (vocals), Juliette Pochin (keyboards), James Morgan (keyboards)
  • Danish National Chamber Orchestra
  • James Morgan
  • Recorded: 2010
  • Recording Venue: DR Studios, Copenhagen

Lloyd Webber, A: The Phantom of the Opera

Work length5:09
  • Renée Fleming, Bryn Terfel, Dave Hartley (piano), Steve Pearce (bass guitar), Ralph Salmins (drums), David Hamilton (work arranger)
  • Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera
  • Paul Gemignani
  • Recorded: 2002-08
  • Recording Venue: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

All I Ask Of You

Track length5:09