Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hänsel und Gretel: Act 1, Dance Duet “Suse, liebe Suse” Engelbert Humperdinck 9:42
2 Hänsel und Gretel: Act 2, “Der kleine Sandmann bin ich” — “Abends, will ich schlafen gehn” Engelbert Humperdinck 4:57
3 Carmen: Act 3, Micaela's Aria 'Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante' Georges Bizet 4:52
4 Turandot: Act 1, Liu's Aria 'Signore, ascolta' Giacomo Puccini 2:18
5 Madam Butterfly: Act 2, Butterfly's Aria 'Un bel di vedremo' Giacomo Puccini 4:03
6 La Boheme: Act 3, 'Donde lieta usci Giacomo Puccini 3:04
7 La Traviata: Act 1, Violetta's Aria 'Ah fors E lui...sempre libera' Giuseppe Verdi 6:56
8 La Traviata: Act 3, Violetta's Aria 'Addio del passato' Giuseppe Verdi 4:41
9 Der Rosenkavalier: Act 2, Presentation of the Silver Rose 'Herrgott im Himmel' Richard Strauss 11:33
10 Boccacio: Excerpt Franz von Suppé 8:54
11 Wiener Blute: Excerpt Johann Strauss 8:31

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1948-04-12) (track 7)
recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (1939-09-04) (track 10)
Berlin, Germany (1940-08-17) (track 11)
London, England, United Kingdom (1947-09-26) (track 2)
London, England, United Kingdom (1947-09-27) (track 1)
Wien, Austria (1947-12-09) (track 9)
London, England, United Kingdom (1950-10-18) (tracks 4–6)
London, England, United Kingdom (1950-10-19) (tracks 3, 8)
arranger:
Adolf Müller, Jr. (German composer) (track 11)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 4–6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 11)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (track 9)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 7–8)
Franz von Suppé (composer) (1879) (track 10)
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (tracks 1–2)
conductor:
Warwick Braithwaite (conductor) (track 7)
Walter Lutze (1939-09-04) (track 10)
Walter Lutze (1940-08-17) (track 11)
Josef Krips (conductor and violinist) (1947-09-26) (track 2)
Josef Krips (conductor and violinist) (1947-09-27) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1947-12-09) (track 9)
Alceo Galliera (organist, conductor and composer) (1950-10-18) (tracks 4–6)
Alceo Galliera (organist, conductor and composer) (1950-10-19) (tracks 3, 8)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 4)
Richard Genée (track 10)
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 5–6)
Ludovic Halévy (track 3)
Luigi Illica (tracks 5–6)
Victor Léon (librettist) (track 11)
Henri Meilhac (track 3)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 7–8)
Renato Simoni (track 4)
Leo Stein (track 11)
Camillo Walzel (track 10)
Adelheid Wette (German lyricist) (tracks 1–2)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 7)
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1939-09-04) (track 10)
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1940-08-17) (track 11)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1947-09-26) (track 2)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1947-09-27) (track 1)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1947-12-09) (track 9)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1950-10-18) (tracks 4–6)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1950-10-19) (tracks 3, 8)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (track 7)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1939-09-04) (track 10)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1940-08-17) (track 11)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1947-09-26) (track 2)
Irmgard Seefried (soprano) (1947-09-26) (track 2)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1947-09-27) (track 1)
Irmgard Seefried (soprano) (1947-09-27) (track 1)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1947-12-09) (track 9)
Irmgard Seefried (soprano) (1947-12-09) (track 9)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1950-10-18) (tracks 4–6)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (1950-10-19) (tracks 3, 8)
tenor vocals:
Rupert Glawitsch (1939-09-04) (track 10)
Rupert Glawitsch (1940-08-17) (track 11)
arrangements:
A me, fanciulla (track 7)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Ardievu maigie sapņi (from opera "Traviata") (track 8)
Kur bijāt, dienas saulainās (from opera "Traviata") (track 7)
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera “Madama Butterfly”) (track 5)
later versions:
part of:
Hänsel und Gretel (original german lyrics) (number) (tracks 1–2)
Carmen : Acte III (track 3)
Turandot: Atto I (track 4)
partial recording of:
Boccaccio, oder Der Prinz von Palermo (1939-09-04) (track 10)
Wiener Blut (operetta) (1940-08-17) (track 11)
parts:
Komtessenmarsch (aus “Wiener Blut”) (number) (track 11)
Wiener Blut: Akt I (track 11)
Wiener Blut: Akt II (track 11)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Un bel dì, vedremo” (Butterfly) (1950-10-18) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN:JP: B00Q804CBY [info]