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Royal Opera Gala
Royal Opera Gala (Decca 480 0952)
SKU: 12924
Price:
AU $13.59

  
Label: Decca Cat. No.: 480 0952 Medium: CD No. Discs: 2
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The stunning 'Covent Garden Anniversary Album' released complete for the first time on CD, and coupled with Solti's firecracker accounts of Overtures and Preludes. Soloists include a range of 1960s Covent Garden stalwarts, including Carlyle, Sutherland, Veasey, Minton, Shuard, Collier, Gobbi, Evans, Pears and Ward, and conductors include Downes, Bonynge, Walton and Goodall. Nearly 160 minutes of inspirational operatic performances mined from the rich Decca archives.

A Decca Eloquence CD set.

Artists: Jean Bonhomme (tenor), Delme Bryn-Jones (baritone), Joan Carlyle (soprano), Marie Collier (soprano), John Dobson (tenor), Geraint Evans (baritone), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Anne Howells (soprano), Gwyneth Jones (soprano), David Kelly (bass), Michael Langdon (baritone), John Lanigan (tenor), Richard Lewis (tenor), Kenneth McDonald (tenor), Yvonne Minton (mezzo-soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Maria Pelligrini (soprano), Forbes Robinson (bass), Elizabeth Robson (soprano), Joseph Rouleau (bass), Amy Shuard (soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Elizabeth Vaughan (soprano), Josephine Veasey (mezzo-soprano), David Ward (bass), John Williams (guitar).
Composers: Beethoven, Berlioz, Bizet, Britten, Donizetti, Gounod, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Offenbach, Ponchielli, Puccini, Rossini, Richard Strauss, Tippett, Verdi, Wagner, Walton.
Conductors: Richard Bonynge, Edward Downes, Rafael Kubelik, Sir Georg Solti, Sir William Walton.
Orchestras: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
Tracks:
CD 1

GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875)


1

Carmen
Prelude to Act I
Sir Georg Solti

GAETANO DONIZETTI (1797-1848)


2

La Fille du Regiment
'Par le rang ... Salut a la France'
Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Richard Bonynge

HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869)


3

La Fille du Regiment
Monologue: 'Je vais mourir'
Josephine Veasey (mezzo-soprano)
Rafael Kubelik

MODESTE MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881)


4

Boris Godunov
'Da zdrastvstvuet Tsar Boris ... Skorbit dusha!'
Joseph Rouleau (bass)
John Lanigan (tenor)
Sir Edward Downes

RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)


6

Der Rosenkavalier
'Da ... Herr Kavalier!'
Yvonne Minton (mezzo-soprano)
Michael Langdon (bass)
Sir Georg Solti


6

Elektra
'Allein! Weh, ganz allein'
Amy Shuard (soprano)
Sir Edward Downes

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)


7

A Midsummer Night's Dream
'Helena! Hermia! Demetrius! Lysander!'
Delme Bryn-Jones (baritone)
Kenneth McDonald (tenor)
Elizabeth Robson (soprano)
Anne Howells (soprano)
Sir Georg Solti


8

Billy Budd
'O beauty, handsomeness, goodness'
Forbes Robinson (bass)
Sir Georg Solti

SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT (1905-1998)


9

King Priam
'O rich soiled land'
Richard Lewis (tenor)
John Williams (guitar)

SIR WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)


10 

Troilus and Cressida
'How can I sleep?'
Marie Collier (soprano)
Sir Peter Pears (tenor)
Sir William Walton

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)


11

Le nozze di Figaro
'Dove sono'
Joan Carlyle (soprano)
Sir Georg Solti

GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924)


12

La Boheme
'Addio, dolce svegliare'
Elizabeth Vaughan (soprano)
Maria Pellegrini (soprano)
Jean Bonhomme (tenor)
Delme Bryn-Jones (baritone)
Sir Edward Downes

CD 2

GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901)


1

Otello
'Fuoco di gioia .. Inaffia l'ugola'
Tito Gobbi (baritone)
John Lanigan (tenor)
John Dobson (tenor)
Sir Georg Solti


2

Falstaff
'Eh! Taverniere ... Mondo ladro'
Sir Geraint Evans (baritone)
Sir Edward Downes

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)


3

Fidelio
'Mir ist so wunderbar'
Elizabeth Robson (soprano)
Dame Gwyneth Jones (soprano)
John Dobson (tenor)
David Kelly (bass)
Sir Georg Solti

RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)


4

Das Rheingold
'Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge'
David Ward (bass)
Reginald Goodall

Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden


GIUSEPPE VERDI


5

La Traviata
Prelude: Act I

GIOACHINO ROSSINI (1792-1868)


6

L'italiana in Algeri
Overture

JACQUES OFFENBACH (1819-1880)


7

Le Contes d'Hoffmann
Entr'acte (Barcarolle)

GIUSEPPE VERDI


8

La Traviata
Prelude: Act III

GIOACHINO ROSSINI


9

Semiramide
Overture

CHARLES GOUNOD (1818-1893)


10

Faust
Ballet Music

AMILCARE PONCHIELLI (1834-1886)


11

La Gioconda
Dance of the Hours

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Sir Georg Solti
Medium: CD
No. of Discs: 2
SKU #: 12924
Label: Decca
Catalog #: 480 0952
Price: AU $13.59   
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