Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Anna Bolena: Act II. "Piangete voi? ... Al dolce guidami castel natio"
Gaetano Donizetti 19:54
2 Hamlet: Act IV. "À vos jeux... Partagez-vous mes fleurs... Et maintenant écoutez ma chanson"
Ambroise Thomas 10:23
3 Il Pirata: Act I: "Sorgete... Lo sognai ferito esangue"
Vincenzo Bellini 9:21
4 Il Pirata: Act II: "Oh! s'io potessi... Col sorriso d'innocenza"
Vincenzo Bellini 17:05
5 La figlia del reggimento: Act I. "Convien partir"
Gaetano Donizetti 4:10
6 Lucrezia Borgia: Act I. "Tranquillo ei posa... Com'è bello"
Gaetano Donizetti 8:25
7 L'elisir d'amore: Act II. "Prendi, per me sei libero"
Gaetano Donizetti 3:36

Credits

CD 1

bass vocals:
Joseph Rouleau (1959) (track 1)
choir vocals:
Philharmonia Chorus (London choir aka New Philharmonia Chorus from 1964–1977) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (tracks 4, 4)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1, 1)
Ambroise Thomas (opera composer) (tracks 2, 2, 2)
conductor:
Nicola Rescigno (tracks 1–2, 4–7)
Antonio Tonini (1972) (track 3)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (tracks 2, 2)
Michel Carré (librettist) (tracks 2, 2)
Felice Romani (tracks 4, 4)
Jules Barbier (1868) (track 2)
Michel Carré (librettist) (1868) (track 2)
lyricist:
Alexandre Dumas (“père”, French writer) (1847) (track 2)
Paul Meurice (French novelist and playwright) (1847) (track 2)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1–4)
soprano vocals:
Monica Sinclair (tracks 1, 3)
Maria Callas (1959) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Maria Callas (1965) (tracks 5–7)
tenor vocals:
John Lanigan (track 1)
Duncan Robertson (1959) (track 1)
Alexander Young (tenor) (1972) (track 3)
vocals:
Maria Callas (1972) (track 3)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1958-09-24 – 1958-09-25) (tracks 1–2, 4)
remasters:
part of:
Hamlet: Acte IV (tracks 2, 2, 2)
Il pirata: Atto II (tracks 4, 4)
Anna Bolena: Atto II (tracks 1, 1)
recording of:
translated version of:
Hamlet (Shakespeare, version unknown) (track 2)