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Flower Duet
Flower Duet (Decca 480 2594)
SKU: 14569
AU $8.95

Label: Decca Cat. No.: 480 2594 Medium: CD No. Discs: 1
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Since the beginning of opera, the convention of the duet, in which two characters simultaneously express their feelings, has been one of the staple ploys of musical dramatists. Characters may join their voices in a unity of feeling, or in extreme disagreement, or in any one of the thousand shades in between; though in the examples we have here, all involving the combination of soprano and mezzo-soprano voices, the feelings expressed are held in common between the two singers.

A Decca Eloquence CD.

Artists: Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano), Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Renata Tebaldi (soprano).
Composers: Bellini, Berlioz, Delibes, Handel, Humperdinck, Offenbach, Rossini, Richard Strauss, Verdi.
Tracks: DELIBES: Flower duet: Dome epais le jasmin (Lakme)
OFFENBACH: Barcarolle: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour (Les Contes d'Hoffmann)
HUMPERDINCK: Evening Prayer: Abends will ich schlafen gehn (Hansel und Gretel)
ROSSINI: Alle piu calde immagini (Semiramide)
BERLIOZ: Vous soupirez, Madame? ... Nuit paisible et sereine (Beatrice et Benedict)
HANDEL: Io t'abbraccio (Rodelinda)
ROSSINI: Qui tollis peccata mundi (Messe solennelle)
VERDI: Recordare (Messa da Requiem)
RICHARD STRAUSS: Presentation of the silver rose: Mir ist die Ehre (Der Rosenkavalier)
PUCCINI: Flower Duet: Una nave da Guerra ... Scuoti quella fronda di ciliego
BERLIOZ: Sa voix fait naitre dans mon sein (Les Troyens)
BELLINI: Mira, o Norma ... Si fino all'ore estreme (Norma)
Medium: CD
No. of Discs: 1
SKU #: 14569
Label: Decca
Catalog #: 480 2594
Price: AU $8.95   

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