Nicolai Gedda

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Nicolai Gedda (born 11 July 1925) is a Swedish operatic tenor. Having made some two hundred recordings, Gedda is said to be the most widely recorded tenor in history. Gedda's singing is best known for his beauty of tone, vocal control, and musical perception.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1964 Requiem Giuseppe Verdi; Philharmonia Orchestra & Philharmonia Chorus with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicolaï Ghiaurov; Carlo Maria Giulini 1
1966 Nicolai Gedda Favorite Encores Nicolai Gedda 5 1
1972 Excerpts Massenet's Manon Massenet; Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Gerard Souzay, Gabriel Bacquier, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel 5 1
1972 La traviata Giuseppe Verdi; Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Rolando Panerai, The John Alldis Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato 5 3
1985 Carmen (1964 studio cast) Georges Bizet; Maria Callas, Nicolai Gedda, Andréa Guiot, Robert Massard, Chœurs René Duclos, Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris, Georges Prêtre 6
1987 Carmen (1959 studio cast) Georges Bizet; Victoria de los Ángeles, Nicolai Gedda, Janine Micheau, Ernest Blanc, Chœurs National de la Radiodiffusion Française, Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française, Sir Thomas Beecham 4
1990 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, op. 29 Shostakovich; Mstislav Rostropovich, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Galina Vishnevskaya, Nicolai Gedda, Dimiter Petkov 1
1991 Candide (1989 studio cast) Bernstein; Leonard Bernstein, Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Adolph Green, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda 1
1992 Oedipus Rex Stravinsky; Anne Sofie von Otter, Vinson Cole, Simon Estes, Hans Sotin, Nicolai Gedda, Patrice Chéreau, Swedish Radio Chorus, The Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Orphei Drängar, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen 1
1992 Madama Butterfly (1955 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Maria Callas, Lucia Danieli, Nicolai Gedda, Mario Borriello, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Herbert von Karajan 4
1992 Russian Liturgical Chant Choir of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Paris, Eugen Evetz, Nicolai Gedda 1
1995 Thaïs Massenet; Sills, Milnes, Gedda, John Alldis Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Maazel 1
1996 Der Zarewitsch Lehár; Gedda, Streich, Friedauer, Reichart, Söhnker; Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Symphonie-Orchester Graunke; Mattes 1
1998 Guillaume Tell Gioachino Rossini; Bacquier, Caballé, Gedda, Mesplé, Kovacs, Howell, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli 2
2001 The Schwarzkopf / Ackermann Operetta Recordings, Volume III: Der Zigeunerbaron Johann Strauss II; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Marmann Prey, Erika Köth, Philharmonia Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann 5 1
Carmen (1954 live cast) Georges Bizet; Giulietta Simionato, Nicolai Gedda, Hilde Güden, Michel Roux, Graziella Sciutti, Luisa Ribacchi, Gino del Signore, Mario Carlin, Enzo Sordello, Frederick Guthrie, Herbert von Karajan 1
Die Zauberflöte: Highlights (1964 studio cast) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Nicolai Gedda, Gundula Janowitz, Walter Berry, Gottlob Frick, Lucia Popp, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Otto Klemperer 1
Russian Orthodox Church Music Russian Orthodox Cathedral Choir, Paris, Eugen Evetz, Nicolai Gedda 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1970 Nicolai Gedda Sings Franz Lehár Nicolai Gedda 5 3
1989 Les Pêcheurs de perles/ Ivan IV (extraits) Georges Bizet; Janine Micheau, Nicolai Gedda, Ernest Blanc, Pierre Dervaux, Chœurs du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique, Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Postiljonsvisa / Volgasången Nicolai Gedda 1

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