Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La sonnambula: “Ah, non credea mirarti” Vincenzo Bellini 4:01
2 Mefistofele: “L'altra notte in fondo al mare” Arrigo Boito 4:12
3 La forza del destino: “Pace, pace mio dio” Giuseppe Verdi 4:52
4 Otello: “Dio ti giocondi” Giuseppe Verdi 9:14
5 Paride ed Elena: “Spiagge amate” Christoph Willibald Gluck 3:56
6 Eugen Onegin: “Sei forse l'angelo fidele?” Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:58
7 Bianca e Fernando: “Sorgi o padre” Vincenzo Bellini 4:33
8 L'Arlesiana: “Esser madre e un inferno” Francesco Cilea 4:49
9 Il Trovatore: “Tacea la notte placida” Giuseppe Verdi 3:44
10 Se tu m'ami Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 3:12
11 Ninna-nanna della vergine Max Reger 2:53
12 Herodiade: “Il est doux, il est bon” Jules Massenet 4:01
13 L'Africana: “Sur mes genoux” Giacomo Meyerbeer 3:37
14 Rinaldo: “Lascia ch'io pianga” George Frideric Handel 4:16
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Puritani: “Vien diletto” Vincenzo Bellini 3:51
2 Semiramide: “Bel raggio lusinghier” Gioachino Rossini 4:23
3 Linda di Chamounix: “O, luce di quest' anima” Gaetano Donizetti 3:03
4 La sonnambula: “Come per me sereno … Sorra il sen” Vincenzo Bellini 4:03
5 I vespri siciliani: “Merce, dilette amiche” Giuseppe Verdi 3:26
6 La Traviata: “Addio del passato” Giuseppe Verdi 4:49
7 Rigoletto: “Bella figlia dell'amore” Giuseppe Verdi 3:43
8 Lakmé: “Dov'e l'indiania bruna?” Léo Delibes 3:59
9 Il barbiere di Siviglia: “Una voce poco fa” Gioachino Rossini 4:23
10 Mignon: “Io son Titania” Ambroise Thomas 4:41
11 Rigoletto: “Caro nome” Giuseppe Verdi 4:20
12 “Deh, torna mio bene”, Air and Variations op. 164 Heinrich Proch 4:29
13 Serenata inutile Johannes Brahms 2:31
14 O che assorta Luigi Venzano 3:45

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (track 1)
Francesco Cilea (composer) (track 8)
Christoph Willibald Gluck (composer) (track 5)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (track 12)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (composer) (track 13)
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (composer) (track 10)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 7)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 6)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 3, 9)
Arrigo Boito (composer) (track 2)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1711) (track 14)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1884 – 1886-11-01) (track 4)
Max Reger (composer) (1912) (track 11)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (composer) (tracks 2, 4)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 9)
Felice Romani (tracks 1, 7)
Giacomo Rossi (track 14)
Eugène Scribe (track 13)
soprano vocals:
Claudia Muzio (operatic soprano) (tracks 1–14)
publisher:
G. Schirmer Inc. (track 10)
arrangements:
"Lascia ch'io pianga" from Rinaldo (for harpsichord, Babell) (track 14)
has revision:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
Hérodiade: Acte I (track 12)
Mefistofele: Atto III (number) (track 2)
Otello: Atto III (track 4)
L'Africaine (track 13)
Bianca e Falliero (track 7)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
translated version of:

CD 2

composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (tracks 1, 4, 4)
Johannes Brahms (track 13)
Léo Delibes (composer) (track 8)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 3)
Heinrich Proch (track 12)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 2, 9)
Ambroise Thomas (opera composer) (track 10)
Luigi Venzano (track 14)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 5–6, 11)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track 7)
librettist:
Charles Duveyrier (track 5)
Edmond Gondinet (track 8)
Carlo Pepoli (Italian librettist, 19th c.) (track 1)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 6, 11)
Felice Romani (track 4)
Gaetano Rossi (track 2)
Eugène Scribe (track 5)
Cesare Sterbini (track 9)
Angelo Zanardini (track 8)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track 7)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
soprano vocals:
Luisa Tetrazzini (soprano) (tracks 1–14)
arrangements:
5 Romanzen und Lieder, op. 84: Nr. 4. Vergebliches Ständchen (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Ardievu maigie sapņi (from opera "Traviata") (track 6)
part of:
La sonnambula: Atto I (tracks 4, 4)
Linda di Chamounix: Atto I (number) (track 3)
Semiramide: Atto I (track 2)
Rigoletto: Atto I (track 11)
parts:
recording of:
O che assorta (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 7, 9)
translated version of: