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Author Montague, Diana. Performer.

Title Great operatic arias [sound recording].

Imprint Colchester, Essex, England : Chandos, p1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B MONT GOA P10CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (55 p. : ports.)
Series Chandos opera in English
Opera in English.
Note Operatic arias for mezzo-soprano and orchestra; in part ensemble numbers (duets and trios) with other singers.
Compact disc.
Program notes in English, German, French and Italian, and texts of the arias in English (55 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Samson and Delilah. Softly awakes my heart / Camille Saint-Saëns (with Bruce Ford, tenor)(6:00) -- Faust. Siebel's flower song, "Summer flowers so fair--" / Charles Gounod (2:59) -- Lakmé. Come, Mallika! See the vines all in flow'r-- / Léo Délibes (with Mary Plazas, soprano) (6:45) -- Samson and Delilah. Tonight, seeking hither my presence/O love! From thy pow'r let me borrow! (4:46) ; Printemps qui commence (6:06) / Camille Saint-Saëns -- La favorite. O mon Fernand / Gaetano Donizetti (8:54) -- The damnation of Faust. The fire of love inside me / Hector Berlioz (9:12) -- Orpheus and Eurydice. What is life to me without thee? / Christoph Willibald Gluck (4:09) -- Count Ory. Night lends her aid / Gioachino [sic] Rossini (with Mary Plazas, soprano and Bruce Ford, tenor) (9:23) -- Mignon. Here am I in her boudoir / Ambroise Thomas (2:23) -- La Périchole. I've dined so well, I feel divine (1:56) ; Oh my dearest, from my heart I swear it (3:01) ; You don't have looks, you don't have cash (2:54) / Jacques Offenbach -- Mignon. Have you heard of the land? / Ambroise Thomas (6:19).
Performer Diana Montague, mezzo-soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; David Parry, conductor ; various other singers in the duets and trios.
Event Recorded at Blackheath Concert Halls, 10-14 September 1997.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Operas -- Excerpts.
Added Author Plazas, Mary, 1966- Performer.
Ford, Bruce. Performer.
Parry, David, 1949- Conductor.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Samson et Dalila. Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix. English.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Faites-lui mes aveux. English.
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Lakmé. Sous le dôme épais. English.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Samson et Dalila. Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse. English.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Samson et Dalila. Printemps qui commence. English.
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Favorite. O mon Fernand. English.
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Damnation de Faust. D'amour l'ardente flamme. English.
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787. Orfeo ed Euridice. Che farò senza Euridice. English.
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Comte Ory. A la faveur. English.
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Mignon. Me voici dans son boudoir. English.
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Périchole. Selections. English.
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Mignon. Connais-tu le pays? English.
Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) Performer.
Music No. Chan 3010 Chandos

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