The A-Z of Opera: 2nd Expanded Edition | Naxos 855821617

The A-Z of Opera: 2nd Expanded Edition

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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 855821617

Format: CD + Book

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 29th September 2014

Contents

Works

Adams, John

Nixon in China
» I am old and I cannot sleep (Act 3)

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Fidelio, op.72
» Wie kalt ist es (Act 2)

Bellini, Vincenzo

I Puritani
» Suoni la tromba

Bizet, Georges

Les Pecheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
» Au fond tu temple saint

Catalani, Alfredo

La Wally
» Ebben? Ne andro lontana

Cavalli, Francesco

L'Ormindo
» D'amor non si quereli (Act 3)

Delibes, Leo

Lakme
» Sous le dome epais 'Flower duet'

Donizetti, Gaetano

L'Elisir d'Amore
» Una furtiva lagrima

Dvorak, Antonin

Rusalka, op.114
» Song to the Moon

Falla, Manuel de

La vida breve
» Ole! Ole! (Act 2)

Francoeur, Francois

Zelindor, roi des Sylphes
» Que dans les airs vos chants harmonieux (Air pour les Sylphes et Salamandres)

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Orfeo ed Euridice (Orpheus and Eurydice)
» Che faro senza Euridice? (What is life?) (Act 3)

Handel, George Frideric

Rinaldo, HWV7
» Lascia ch'io pianga (Let me weep)

Kalman, Emmerich

Die Csardasfurstin
» Aus ist's mit der Liebe - Ganz ohne Weiber geht die Chose nicht (Act 1)

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Die tote Stadt, op.12
» Wunderbar! (Act 1)

Lehar, Franz

Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
» Viljalied (Act 2)

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

Pagliacci
» Recitar! ...Vesti la giubba (Act 1)

Mascagni, Pietro

Cavalleria Rusticana
» Gli aranci olezzano (Chorus of the peasants)

Monteverdi, Claudio

L'Orfeo
» Scorto da te (Act 3)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Cosi fan tutte, K588
» Soave sia il vento
Don Giovanni, K527
» La ci darem la mano

Nicolai, Otto

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
» O susser Mond

Offenbach, Jacques

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
» Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, 'Barcarolle'

Puccini, Giacomo

Gianni Schicchi
» Avete torto!

Purcell, Henry

The Tempest, Z631 'The Enchanted Island'
» Arise ye subterranean winds

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Aleko
» Volshebnoi siloi pesnopenia v tumannoi pamyati moei (The Old Gypsy's Narrative)

Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Platee
» Ariette vive: Quittez nymphes, quittez (Act 1)

Rossini, Gioacchino

Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
» Largo al factotum

Strauss, Richard

Ariadne auf Naxos, op.60
» Sein wir wieder gut

Verdi, Giuseppe

Il trovatore
» D'amor sull'ali rosee
Rigoletto
» Un di, se ben rammentomi (Act 3)

Wagner, Richard

Die Walkure
» Ride of the Valkyries
Tannhauser
» Pilgrims' Chorus

Weber, Carl Maria von

Der Freischutz, J277
» Wir winden dir den Jungfern-Kranz

Artists

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Uwe Mund

Works

Adams, John

Nixon in China
» I am old and I cannot sleep (Act 3)

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Fidelio, op.72
» Wie kalt ist es (Act 2)

Bellini, Vincenzo

I Puritani
» Suoni la tromba

Bizet, Georges

Les Pecheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
» Au fond tu temple saint

Catalani, Alfredo

La Wally
» Ebben? Ne andro lontana

Cavalli, Francesco

L'Ormindo
» D'amor non si quereli (Act 3)

Delibes, Leo

Lakme
» Sous le dome epais 'Flower duet'

Donizetti, Gaetano

L'Elisir d'Amore
» Una furtiva lagrima

Dvorak, Antonin

Rusalka, op.114
» Song to the Moon

Falla, Manuel de

La vida breve
» Ole! Ole! (Act 2)

Francoeur, Francois

Zelindor, roi des Sylphes
» Que dans les airs vos chants harmonieux (Air pour les Sylphes et Salamandres)

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Orfeo ed Euridice (Orpheus and Eurydice)
» Che faro senza Euridice? (What is life?) (Act 3)

Handel, George Frideric

Rinaldo, HWV7
» Lascia ch'io pianga (Let me weep)

Kalman, Emmerich

Die Csardasfurstin
» Aus ist's mit der Liebe - Ganz ohne Weiber geht die Chose nicht (Act 1)

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Die tote Stadt, op.12
» Wunderbar! (Act 1)

Lehar, Franz

Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
» Viljalied (Act 2)

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

Pagliacci
» Recitar! ...Vesti la giubba (Act 1)

Mascagni, Pietro

Cavalleria Rusticana
» Gli aranci olezzano (Chorus of the peasants)

Monteverdi, Claudio

L'Orfeo
» Scorto da te (Act 3)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Cosi fan tutte, K588
» Soave sia il vento
Don Giovanni, K527
» La ci darem la mano

Nicolai, Otto

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
» O susser Mond

Offenbach, Jacques

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
» Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, 'Barcarolle'

Puccini, Giacomo

Gianni Schicchi
» Avete torto!

Purcell, Henry

The Tempest, Z631 'The Enchanted Island'
» Arise ye subterranean winds

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Aleko
» Volshebnoi siloi pesnopenia v tumannoi pamyati moei (The Old Gypsy's Narrative)

Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Platee
» Ariette vive: Quittez nymphes, quittez (Act 1)

Rossini, Gioacchino

Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
» Largo al factotum

Strauss, Richard

Ariadne auf Naxos, op.60
» Sein wir wieder gut

Verdi, Giuseppe

Il trovatore
» D'amor sull'ali rosee
Rigoletto
» Un di, se ben rammentomi (Act 3)

Wagner, Richard

Die Walkure
» Ride of the Valkyries
Tannhauser
» Pilgrims' Chorus

Weber, Carl Maria von

Der Freischutz, J277
» Wir winden dir den Jungfern-Kranz

Artists

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Uwe Mund

About

The 'AZ of Opera' 2nd edition has been expanded to include even more composers, operas and 130 bonus tracks. The 1100-page book details the lives of hundreds of opera composers, and like the range of Naxos recordings itself, this set highlights the extraordinary breadth of opera and its composers across the centuries - a rich and inspiring resource for anyone!

Key Features:
2 CDs: Over 2 hours of music
Booklet of 1,100 pages, with photographs
Bonus Area: 130 tracks to stream; 25 tracks to download
Glossary of operatic terms

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