The Passion of Callas

~ Release by Maria Callas (see all versions of this release, 3 available)

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CD 1
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1Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano) (on 1954-09-21)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (on 1954-09-21)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (on 1954-09-21)
recorded at:
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (on 1954-09-21)
recording of:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Atto I, N°5a. Cavatina “Una voce poco fa” (Rosina) (on 1954-09-21)
composer:
Gioachino Rossini (composer)
librettist:
Cesare Sterbini
part of:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Atto I
Gioachino Rossini6:57
2I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche (Bolero)
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano) (on 1954-09-21)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (on 1954-09-21)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (on 1954-09-21)
recorded at:
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (on 1954-09-21)
recording of:
I vespri siciliani: Atto V. Bolero “Mercè, dilette amiche” (Elena) (on 1954-09-21)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Charles Duveyrier and Eugène Scribe
translator:
Arnaldo Fusinato
part of:
I vespri siciliani: Atto V
Giuseppe Verdi4:07
3Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor)
recording of:
Gianni Schicchi: “O mio babbino caro” (Lauretta)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giovacchino Forzano
publisher:
Casa Ricordi BMG S.p.A. and G. Ricordi & Co. (London) Ltd.
part of:
Gianni Schicchi
Giacomo Puccini2:39
4La Boheme: Sì, mi chiamano Mimì
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
soprano vocals [Mimì]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1954-09-15 until 1954-09-16)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (from 1954-09-15 until 1954-09-16)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (from 1954-09-15 until 1954-09-16)
balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1954)
recorded at:
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (from 1954-09-15 until 1954-09-16)
recording of:
La bohème: Atto I, no. 7. “Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì” (Mimì) (in 1954-09)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
La bohème: Atto I
Giacomo Puccini4:53
5Rigoletto: Caro nome
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
baritone vocals [Marullo]:
William Dickie (british bass-baritone) (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
bass vocals [Ceprano]:
Carlo Forti (operatic bass) (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
soprano vocals [Gilda]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
tenor vocals [Borsa]:
Renato Ercolani (tenor) (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1956)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
recording of:
Rigoletto: Atto I, scena 2. N°6 Aria & scena “Gualtier Maldè! … Caro nome” (Gilda, Borsa, Ceprano, Marullo) (from 1955-09-03 until 1955-09-16)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto I
Giuseppe Verdi7:35
6La traviata: Ah, fors'è lui / Sempre libera
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Orquestra Sinfónica do Teatro Nacional de São Carlos
conductor:
Franco Ghione (conductor, violinist and composer)
live recording of:
La traviata: Atto I. “Ah, fors’è lui” (Violetta)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave
part of:
La traviata: Atto I
Giuseppe Verdi3:22
7Lakme: Où va la jeune indoue? (Bell Song)Léo Delibes8:11
8Faust: Ah! Je ris de me voir si belle (Jewel Song)Charles‐François Gounod5:34
9Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesseCamille Saint‐Saëns4:15
10Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habanera"
engineer:
Paul Vavasseur (engineer)
producer:
Michel Glotz
editor:
Jennifer Howells
choir vocals:
Chœur René Duclos (from 1964-07-06 until 1964-07-20)
soprano vocals [Carmen]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1964-07-06 until 1964-07-20)
orchestra:
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris (from 1964-07-06 until 1964-07-20)
conductor:
Georges Prêtre (conductor) (from 1964-07-06 until 1964-07-20)
recording of:
Carmen: Acte I, No. 5. Havanaise : « L’amour est un oiseau rebelle » (Carmen, chœur) (from 1964-07-06 until 1964-07-20)
composer:
Georges Bizet (composer)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (french librettist) and Henri Meilhac
is based on:
El arreglito
part of:
Carmen: Acte I
Georges Bizet4:23
11Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde
soprano vocals and soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
orchestra:
Orchestre national de la Radiodiffusion française (RTF / ORTF / Radio France) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
conductor:
Georges Prêtre (conductor) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
recorded at:
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
recording of:
Mignon: Acte II, no. 12ter. Polonaise "Oui! Pour ce soir" ... "Je suis Titania" (Philine) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
composer:
Ambroise Thomas (opera composer)
part of:
Mignon: Acte II
Ambroise Thomas5:14
12Alceste: Divinites du Styx
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
orchestra:
Orchestre national de la Radiodiffusion française (RTF / ORTF / Radio France) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
conductor:
Georges Prêtre (conductor) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
recorded at:
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
recording of:
Alceste, Wq. 44 : Acte I. Air « Divinités du Styx » (Alceste) (from 1961-03-28 until 1961-04-05)
composer:
Christoph Willibald Gluck (composer)
librettist:
Ranieri de’ Calzabigi
translator:
François Louis Gaud Lebland du Roullet
part of:
Alceste, Wq. 44 : Acte I
Christoph Willibald Gluck4:28
13Norma: Casta diva
producer:
Walter Jellinek (British classical producer) and Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
editor:
Jennifer Howells
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1960-09-05 until 1960-09-12)
soprano vocals [Norma]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1960-09-05 until 1960-09-12)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1960-09-05 until 1960-09-12)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (from 1960-09-05 until 1960-09-12)
balance engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1961)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1960-09-05 until 1960-09-12)
recording of:
Norma: Atto I, scena 1. Scena e cavatina “Casta Diva, che inargenti” (Norma, coro) (from 1960-09-05 until 1960-09-12)
composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (until 1831)
librettist:
Felice Romani (until 1831)
part of:
Norma: Atto I
Vincenzo Bellini5:37
14Macbeth: La luce langue
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Nicola Rescigno (conductor)
recording of:
Macbeth: Atto II. N°7b Aria “La luce langue, il faro spegnesi” (Lady)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
additional librettist:
Andrea Maffei (19th century poet, translator and librettist)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave
part of:
Macbeth: Atto II
Giuseppe Verdi4:12
15Turandot: In questa reggia
soprano vocals [Turandot]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor)
recording of:
Turandot: Atto II, Scena II. “In questa reggia” (Turandot, La folla, Calaf)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni
part of:
Turandot: Atto II
Giacomo Puccini6:28
CD 2
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1Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
conductor:
Victor de Sabata (conductor and composer)
recording of:
Tosca: Atto II, Scena V. “Vissi d’arte” (Tosca)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
part of:
Tosca: Atto II
3:22
2Madama Butterfly: Un bel di vedremo4:46
3Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor)
recording of:
Suor Angelica: “Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto!” (Suor Angelica)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer)
librettist:
Giovacchino Forzano
publisher:
Casa Ricordi BMG S.p.A.
part of:
Suor Angelica
5:40
4La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andro lontana
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
soprano vocals [Wally]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (on 1954-09-20)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (on 1954-09-20)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (on 1954-09-20)
balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1955)
recorded at:
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (on 1954-09-20)
recording of:
La Wally: Atto I. “Ebben? Ne andrò lontana” (Wally) (on 1954-09-20)
composer:
Alfredo Catalani (composer)
librettist:
Luigi Illica
part of:
La Wally: Atto I
4:56
5Andrea Chenier: La mamma morta
engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
soprano vocals [Maddalena]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1954-09-18 until 1954-09-20)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (from 1954-09-18 until 1954-09-20)
conductor:
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (from 1954-09-18 until 1954-09-20)
recorded at:
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (from 1954-09-18 until 1954-09-20)
recording of:
Andrea Chénier: Atto III. “La mamma morta” (Maddalena, Gérard) (from 1954-09-18 until 1954-09-20)
composer:
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Luigi Illica
part of:
Andrea Chénier: Atto III
4:57
6Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee...Tu vedrai che amor
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
editor:
Jennifer Howells
soprano vocals [Leonora]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (from 1956-08-03 until 1956-08-09)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (from 1956-08-03 until 1956-08-09)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (from 1956-08-03 until 1956-08-09)
balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (classical recording engineer, EMI mainly) (from 1956-08-03 until 1956-08-09)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (from 1956-08-03 until 1956-08-09)
recording of:
Il trovatore: Atto IV, scena 1. “D’amor sull’ali rosee” (Leonora) (from 1956-08-03 until 1956-08-09)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist)
part of:
Il trovatore: Atto IV. Il supplicio
4:08
7Il pirata: Col sorriso d'innocenza
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Nicola Rescigno (conductor)
recording of:
Il pirata: Atto II, scena 4. “Col sorriso d'innocenza” (Imogene)
composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer)
librettist:
Felice Romani
part of:
Il pirata: Atto II
3:47
8Ernani: Surta e la notte
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Nicola Rescigno (conductor)
recording of:
Ernani: Atto I. (no. 4a) Scena “Surta è la notte” (Elvira)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
part of:
Ernani: Atto I (Il bandito)
recording of:
Ernani: Atto I. (no. 4b) Cavatina “Ernani!… Ernani, involami” (Elvira)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
part of:
Ernani: Atto I (Il bandito)
6:16
9Aida: Ritorna vincitor!
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano) (in 1972)
vocals:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra (in 1972)
conductor:
Nicola Rescigno (conductor) (in 1972)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1972)
recording of:
Aida: Atto I, scena 1. Scena: “Ritorna vincitor!” – “E l'amor mio …” – “I sacri nomi di padre, d'amante” (Aida)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Antonio Ghislanzoni
part of:
Aida: Atto I
7:12
10Carmen: Carreau, pique...la mort!3:42
11Don Giovanni, K 527: In quali eccessi...Mi tradi quell' alma ingrata6:38
12Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanita conoscesti del mondo
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976)
conductor:
Nicola Rescigno (conductor)
recording of:
Don Carlo: Atto IV. N°15 “Tu che le vanità” – “O Francia, nobile suol” (Elisabetta)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
librettist:
Camille du Locle and Joseph Méry
part of:
Don Carlo: Atto IV (V)
10:41
13La Gioconda: Suicidio!
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Maria Callas (soprano)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
conductor:
Antonino Votto (conductor)
recording of:
La Gioconda: Act IV. Aria “Suicidio!” (Gioconda)
composer:
Amilcare Ponchielli (composer)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (librettist, composer)
part of:
La Gioconda: Atto IV
4:21
14Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata5:05