The Voice of Leontyne Price | Regis RRC1409

The Voice of Leontyne Price

£5.50

Label: Regis

Cat No: RRC1409

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 30th September 2013

Contents

Works

Gershwin, George

Porgy and Bess
» Summertime

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Don Giovanni, K527
» In quali eccessi ...Mi tradi
Exsultate, jubilate, K165
» III Alleluia

Puccini, Giacomo

La Rondine
» Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Act 1)
Madama Butterfly
» Tu, tu, piccolo iddio (Act 2)
» Un bel di vedremo (Act 2)
Tosca
» Vissi d'arte (Act 2)
Turandot
» Signore, ascolta (Act 1)
» Tu, che di gel sei cinta (You who are with ice shrouded)

Schubert, Franz

Ave Maria, D839 (Ellens Gesang III, op.52 no.6) (arr. Sabatini)

Traditional

Sweet little jesus boy

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» O patria mia (Act 3)
» Ritorna vincitor! (Act 1)
Il trovatore
» Tacea la notte placida
Requiem (Messa da Requiem)
» Libera me

Artists

Leontyne Price
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Rome Opera House Orchestra

Conductors

Eric Leinsdorf
Herbert von Karajan
Arturo Basile
Fritz Reiner
Oliviero de Fabritiis

Works

Gershwin, George

Porgy and Bess
» Summertime

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Don Giovanni, K527
» In quali eccessi ...Mi tradi
Exsultate, jubilate, K165
» III Alleluia

Puccini, Giacomo

La Rondine
» Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Act 1)
Madama Butterfly
» Tu, tu, piccolo iddio (Act 2)
» Un bel di vedremo (Act 2)
Tosca
» Vissi d'arte (Act 2)
Turandot
» Signore, ascolta (Act 1)
» Tu, che di gel sei cinta (You who are with ice shrouded)

Schubert, Franz

Ave Maria, D839 (Ellens Gesang III, op.52 no.6) (arr. Sabatini)

Traditional

Sweet little jesus boy

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» O patria mia (Act 3)
» Ritorna vincitor! (Act 1)
Il trovatore
» Tacea la notte placida
Requiem (Messa da Requiem)
» Libera me

Artists

Leontyne Price
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Rome Opera House Orchestra

Conductors

Eric Leinsdorf
Herbert von Karajan
Arturo Basile
Fritz Reiner
Oliviero de Fabritiis

About

One of the first African American singers to become an international singing sensation, Leontyne Price’s voice is showcased in this Regis release through wide ranging repertoire from Verdi and Puccini opera to Mozart and Gershwin and the music of her roots.

Rich, supple and shining, it was in its prime capable of effortlessly soaring from a smoky mezzo to the pure soprano gold of a perfectly spun high C.' - Time magazine

Contents:
1. Mozart: In quali eccessi…..Mi tradi (from Don Giovanni) 
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Leinsdorf 
First published in 1960

2. Mozart: Alleluja (from Exsultate Jubilate K.615) 
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 
First published in 1961

3. Schubert arr. Sabatini: Ave Maria 
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 
First published in 1961

4. Verdi: Ritorna vincitor (from Aida) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

5. Verdi: O patria mia (from Aida) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

6. Verdi: Tacea la notte (from Il Trovatore) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Arturo Basile 
First published in 1961

7. Verdi: Libera me (from The Requiem) 
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 
First published in 1961

8. Puccini: Un bel di, vedremo (from Madama Butterfly) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

9. Puccini: Tu, tu, piccolo iddio (from Madama Butterfly) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

10. Puccini: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (from La Rondine) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

11. Puccini: Vissi d'arte (from Tosca) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

12. Puccini: Signore, ascolta (from Turandot) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

13. Puccini: Tu che gel sei einta (from Turandot) 
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis 
First published in 1961

14. Trad arr. MacGimsey: Sweet Little Jesus Boy  
First published in 1961

15. Gershwin: Summertime (from Porgy and Bess) 
First published in 1960

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