Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Dame Blanche: Viens, gentille Dame
François‐Adrien Boïeldieu 7:58
2 Faust: Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre! - Salut! demeure chaste et pure
Charles‐François Gounod 6:17
3 Romeo et Juliette: Ah! Lève-toi, soleil
Charles‐François Gounod 4:50
4 Les Hugenots: Nonloin des vieilles tours - Plus blanche que la blanche hermine
Giacomo Meyerbeer 5:00
5 Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Georges Bizet 3:52
6 Lakmé: Prendre le dessin - Fantaisie aux divins mensonges
Léo Delibes 5:35
7 La Damnation de Faust: Merci, doux crépuscule!
Hector Berlioz 5:02
8 Les Troyens: Inutiles regrets! - Ah! quand viendra l'instant des suprêmes adieux
Hector Berlioz 5:40
9 Prince Igor: Is it thou, Vladimir (in Russian)
Alexander Borodin 4:24
10 Jevgeny Onegin: Kuda, kuda, kida vi udalilis! Where, Oh Where Have You Gone
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:59
11 Where Art Thou, Little Star?
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky 3:23
12 The Garden by the Don
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky 1:34
13 The He-Goat
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky 2:25
14 In This Moonlit Night
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:52
15 At the Ball
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:11
16 Legend
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:17
17 Don Juan's Serenade
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:55
18 The Song of the Young Gyspy
Sergei Rachmaninov 1:42
19 How Fair is This Spot or Hill is Beauty
Sergei Rachmaninov 2:07

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Geoffrey Parsons (pianist) (1971-11-21) (tracks 11–19)
choir vocals:
Wiener Singverein (track 5)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (composer) (track 7)
Léo Delibes (composer) (track 6)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (composer) (track 4)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 10, 15)
Hector Berlioz (composer) (1856 – 1858) (track 8)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1859) (track 2)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1867) (track 3)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878) (track 17)
conductor:
Jean Fournet (conductor) (track 1)
Gianandrea Gavazzeni (conductor) (track 2)
Nils Grevillius (Swedish conductor and violinist) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (track 5)
Georges Prêtre (conductor) (tracks 7–8)
Stig Rybrant (1952-12-18) (track 9)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (tracks 2–3)
Michel Carré (librettist) (tracks 2–3)
Philippe Gille (track 6)
Edmond Gondinet (track 6)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 5)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 5)
lyricist:
Алексей Константинович Толстой (Russian 19th century writer) (track 17)
Алексей Николаевич Толстой (20th century writer) (track 17)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Kerstin Meyer (1952-12-18) (track 9)
orchestra:
Swedish Radio Orchestra (1952-12-18) (track 9)
orchestrator:
Leopold Stokowski (conductor) (track 15)
tenor vocals:
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (tracks 1–8, 10)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1952-12-18) (track 9)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1971-11-21) (tracks 11–19)
recorded at:
Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-11-21) (tracks 11–19)
part of:
arrangements:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 7 “How Fair This Spot” (for piano, Mikhnovsky) (track 19)
Where Beauty Dwells, op. 21 no. 7 (arr. Earl Wild for solo piano) (track 19)
Wohin seid ihr entschwunden from "Eugen Onegin" (for violin and piano, Auer) (track 10)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Serenâd Don Juan (track 17)
orchestration of:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 5)
6 Romances, op. 38 (track 17)
Faust: Acte III (track 2)
12 Romances, op. 21 (track 19)
Lakmé: Acte I (track 6)
recording of:
At the Ball (orch. by Stokowski) (1971-11-21) (track 15)
Where Art Thou, Little Star? (1971-11-21) (track 11)
referred to in medleys: