101 Essential Opera Favourites (International Version)

Various Artists

Release Date:

10/11/2016

Record Label:

Decca (UMO)

  1. £5.99
  2. £9.49

Disc 1 of 6

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Puccini: Turandot / Act 3 - "Nessun dorma!"

by Luciano Pavarotti

2:57
2

Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 1 - "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle"

by Marilyn Horne

4:10
3

Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 4 - "Miserere d'un'alma"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

4:56
4

Puccini: La Bohème / Act 1 - "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"

by Mirella Freni

5:15
5

Giordano: Fedora / Act 2 - "Amor ti vieta"

by Jussi Björling

1:55
6

Gounod: Faust, CG 4 / Act 4 - "Marthe! - Dieu soit loué! C'est vous!...Déposons nos" (Soldiers' Chorus)

by Margreta Elkins

6:24
7

Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 1 - "Gualtier Maldè...Caro nome"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

6:19
8

Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Act 1 - "Vogliatemi bene"

by Renata Tebaldi

8:01
9

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 / Act 2 - "Voi che sapete"

by Brigitte Fassbaender

2:42
10

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1 - "Largo al factotum"

by Sherrill Milnes

4:55
11

Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 3 - "Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante"

by Kiri Te Kanawa

5:46
12

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Act 2 - "Chi mi frena in tal momento"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

3:42
13

G. Charpentier: Louise / Act 3 - "Depuis le jour"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

4:05
14

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5 / Act 3 - "Lyubvi vsye vozrasti pokorni"

by Nicolai Ghiaurov

5:37
15

Gounod: Faust, CG 4 / Act 5 - "Alerte, alerte!"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

5:19

Disc 2 of 6

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Puccini: Gianni Schicchi - "Oh! mio babbino caro"

by Renata Tebaldi

2:07
2

Verdi: Nabucco / Act 3 - "Va, pensiero" (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

by Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor

4:43
3

Handel: Rodelinda, HWV 34 / Act 1 - "Dove sei, amato bene?"

by Marilyn Horne

7:01
4

Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore / Act 2 - "Una furtiva lagrima"

by Giuseppe Di Stefano

4:46
5

Delibes: Lakmé / Act 2 - "Où va la jeune Indoue" (Bell song)

by Dame Joan Sutherland

7:50
6

Puccini: Tosca / Act 3 - "E lucevan le stelle"

by Franco Corelli

3:08
7

Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana - "Regina coeli laetare"

by Julia Varady

5:24
8

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96 / Act 3 - "Morgenlich leuchtend"

by James King

4:23
9

Wagner: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 - Paris version / Act 3 - "Beglückt darf nun dich, o Heimat" (Pilgrims Chorus)

by Helga Dernesch

4:56
10

Dvorák: Rusalka, Op.114, B. 203 / Act 1 - "Mesicku na nebi hlubokém"

by Pilar Lorengar

6:10
11

Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana - Intermezzo sinfonico

by Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

3:55
12

Donizetti: La Favorita / Act 4 - "Spirto gentil"

by Luciano Pavarotti

5:27
13

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Act 3 - "Che farò senza Euridice?"

by Teresa Berganza

3:49
14

Puccini: Tosca / Act 1 - "Recondita armonia"

by Franco Corelli

2:47
15

Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 3 - "Bella figlia dell'amore"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

5:31
16

Donizetti: La fille du régiment / Act 1 - Ah mes amis - Pour mon âme

by Luciano Pavarotti

6:57

Disc 3 of 6

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Puccini: La Bohème / Act 1 - "Che gelida manina"

by Luciano Pavarotti

4:38
2

Delibes: Lakmé / Act 1 - "Viens, Mallika, ... Dôme épais" (Flower Duet)

by Dame Joan Sutherland

5:59
3

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 / Act 1 - "Non più andrai"

by Tom Krause

3:51
4

Mozart: Così fan tutte, K.588 / Act 1 - "Soave sia il vento"

by Lucia Popp

2:41
5

Gounod: Faust, CG 4 / Act 3 - "O Dieu! que de bijoux...Ah! je ris de me voir"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

4:39
6

Bizet: Les pêcheurs de perles, WD 13 / Act 1 - "C'est toi...Au fond du temple saint"

by Libero de Luca

8:50
7

Catalani: La Wally / Act 1 - "Ebben? Ne andrò lontana"

by Renata Tebaldi

4:56
8

Verdi: Luisa Miller / Act 2 - "Oh! fede negar potessi...Quando le sere al placido"

by Carlo Bergonzi

5:01
9

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Act 1 - "I zampognari!...Don din don"

by James McCracken

4:01
10

Massenet: Werther / Act 3 - "Pourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle du printemps?"

by Giuseppe Di Stefano

3:02
11

Bellini: I Puritani / Act 1 - "Son vergin vezzosa"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

3:02
12

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Prologue - "Si può? Signore! Signori!"

by Ingvar Wixell

5:26
13

Puccini: Tosca / Act 2 - "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"

by Kiri Te Kanawa

3:20
14

Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 - Un dì felice, eterea

by Luciano Pavarotti

3:28
15

Ponchielli: La Gioconda / Act 2 - "Cielo e mar"

by Jussi Björling

4:59
16

Puccini: Tosca / Act 1 - "Tre sbirri... Una carozza... Presto" - Te Deum

by Giuseppe Taddei

5:05

Disc 4 of 6

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Wagner: Die Walküre, WWV 86B / Act 3 - "Hojotoho! Hojotoho!"...Ride Of The Valkyries

by Birgit Nilsson

6:20
2

Wagner: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 / Act 3 - "Wie Todesahnung...O du, mein holder Abendstern"

by Tom Krause

5:40
3

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Act 2 - "Che puro ciel, che chiaro sol"

by Teresa Berganza

4:36
4

Mozart: Don Giovanni, K.527 / Act 1 - "Là ci darem la mano"

by Lucia Popp

3:23
5

Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 3 - "Ah sì ben mio"

by Carlo Bergonzi

2:58
6

Verdi: Aida / Act 1 - "Ritorna vincitor!"

by Leontyne Price

7:32
7

Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 2 - "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"

by Plácido Domingo

3:51
8

Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Act 2 - Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus)

by Wiener Staatsopernchor

3:04
9

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288 / Act 2 - "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix"

by Marilyn Horne

6:25
10

Gounod: Faust, CG 4 / Act 4 - "Vous qui faites l'endormie"

by Nicolai Ghiaurov

2:58
11

Verdi: Don Carlo / Act 4 - "O don fatale"

by Grace Bumbry

4:55
12

Puccini: Turandot / Act 1 - "Signore, ascolta"

by Maria Chiara

2:36
13

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur / Act 1 - "La dolcissima effigie sorridente"

by Mario Del Monaco

2:00
14

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 2 - "Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

4:13
15

Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera / Act 3 - "Morro, ma prima in grazia"

by Renata Tebaldi

4:50
16

Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 2 - "Vivat! Vivat le torero!..Votre toast"

by José Van Dam

6:58

Disc 5 of 6

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 3 - "La donna è mobile"

by Luciano Pavarotti

2:26
2

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1 - "Una voce poco fa"

by Teresa Berganza

6:01
3

Mozart: Don Giovanni / Act 2 - "Deh! vieni alla finestra"

by Gabriel Bacquier

2:02
4

Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 2 - "Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie" (Anvil Chorus)

by The London Opera Chorus

2:50
5

Puccini: La Bohème / Act 2 - "Quando m'en vo"

by Elizabeth Harwood

2:45
6

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 / Act 3 - "Dove sono i bei momenti"

by Kiri Te Kanawa

4:57
7

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1 - "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja"

by Tom Krause

2:37
8

Bellini: Norma / Act 1 - "Casta Diva"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

6:29
9

Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 2 - "Stride la vampa!"

by Giulietta Simionato

2:52
10

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Act 1 - "Recitar!...Vesti la giubba"

by Mario Del Monaco

3:35
11

Mozart: Don Giovanni / Act 1 - "Fin ch'han dal vino"

by Tom Krause

1:26
12

Puccini: Turandot / Act 2 - "In questa reggia"

by Dame Joan Sutherland

6:32
13

Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 1 - "Près des remparts de Séville...Tais-toi"

by Regina Resnik

3:53
14

Meyerbeer: L'Africaine / Act 4 - "Mi batte il cor...O Paradiso!"

by Carlo Bergonzi

2:52
15

Ponchielli: La Gioconda / Act 4 - "Suicidio!"

by Elena Suliotis

4:18
16

Verdi: La forza del destino / Act 3 - "Solenne in quest'ora"

by Ettore Bastianini

4:07
17

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90 / Act 3 - "Mild und leise wie er lächelt"

by Birgit Nilsson

7:06
18

Wagner: Die Walküre, WWV 86B / Act 3 - "Loge hör!" (Magic Fire Music)

by Hans Hotter

4:40

Disc 6 of 6

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Act 2 - "Un bel dì vedremo"

by Mirella Freni

4:33
2

Verdi: Aida / Act 1 - "Se quel guerrier io fossi!...Celeste Aida"

by Luciano Pavarotti

4:27
3

Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 - Prelude

by Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

3:54
4

Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 - "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" (Brindisi)

by Carlo Bergonzi

2:57
5

Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 1 - "Questa o quella"

by Luciano Pavarotti

1:47
6

Puccini: La Rondine / Act 1 - "Chi il bel sogno di Doretta"

by Renata Tebaldi

2:49
7

Donizetti: La Favorita / Act 3 - "O mio Fernando, della terra il trono"

by Fiorenza Cossotto

3:45
8

Puccini: La Fanciulla del West / Act 3 - "Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano"

by Jussi Björling

2:25
9

Puccini: Turandot / Act 3 - "Tu che di gel sei cinta"

by Felicia Weathers

2:53
10

Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 3 - "Squilli, echeggi la tromba"

by Nicolai Ghiaurov

2:00
11

Puccini: Manon Lescaut / Act 1 - "Donna non vidi mai"

by Carlo Bergonzi

2:33
12

Verdi: I vespri siciliani / Act 5 - "Mercè, dilette amiche"

by Maria Chiara

3:39
13

Gounod: Faust, CG 4 / Act 2 - "Le veau d'or"

by Nicolai Ghiaurov

2:08
14

Giordano: Andrea Chénier / Act 1 - "Colpito qui m'avete ... Un dì all'azzura spazio"

by Mario Del Monaco

4:53
15

Verdi: Otello / Act 1 - "Fuoco di gioia!"

by Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

2:44
16

Cilea: L'arlesiana / Act 2 - "E la solita storia"

by Jussi Björling

4:51
17

Verdi: Aida / Act 3 - "Qui Radames verrà!...O Patria mia"

by Anita Cerquetti

6:34
18

Verdi: La traviata / Act 2 - "Di Provenza il mar, il suol"

by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

4:33
19

Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana - "Voi lo sapete, o mama" (Romanza)

by Renata Tebaldi

3:50
20

Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 3 - "Di quella pira"

by Mario Del Monaco

3:38
Duration:
7:18:35
Genres:
Classical, Compilation
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