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Verdi: La Traviata (1953 - Studio Recording)Violetta, the most complex and fully-rounded of Verdi's heroines, was one of the roles that defined Maria Callas as an artist. She performed it more than 60 times between 1951 and 1958, most famously in Luchino Visconti's production at La Scala in 1955/56. It is often said that the role demands a different kind of voice for each act, and, when she made this recording for the Cetra label in 1953, Callas offered youthful, ringing power complemented by coloratura prowess and the capacity for great delicacy.More than 60 years on, her characterization, in its subtlety and truth, still sets the standard for La Traviata.1. La traviata: Prelude
2. La traviata, Act 1: Dell'invito trascorsa e gia l'ora (Chorus, Violetta, Flora, Marquis, Gaston, B
3. La traviata, Act 1: Libiamo ne'lieti calici (Alfredo, Violetta, Chorus)
4. La traviata, Act 1: Che e cio? (Chorus, Violetta, Alfredo)
5. La traviata, Act 1: Un dí felice, eterea (Alfredo, Violetta)
6. La traviata, Act 1: Ebben? Che diavol fate? (Gastone, Violetta, Alfredo)
7. La traviata, Act 1: Si ridesta in ciel l'aurora (Flora, Gastone, Baron, Doctor, Marquis, Chorus)
8. La traviata, Act 1: E strano! E strano! (Violetta)
9. La traviata, Act 1: Ah fors'e lui (Violetta)
10. La traviata, Act 1: Follie! Follie! Delirio vano e questo! (Violetta, Alfredo)
11. La traviata, Act 1: Sempre libera (Violetta, Alfredo)
12. La traviata, Act 2: Lunge da lei per me non v'ha diletto!.... (Alfredo, Annina)
13. La traviata, Act 2: De'miei bollenti spiriti (Alfredo, Annina)
14. La traviata, Act 2: Annina, donde vieni?....O mio rimorso! (Alfredo, Annina, Violetta, Germont)
15. La traviata, Act 2: Pura siccome un angelo (Violetta, Germont)
16. La traviata, Act 2: Non sapete quale affetto (Violetta, Germont)
17. La traviata, Act 2: Un di, quando le veneri (Violetta, Germont)
18. La traviata, Act 2: Ah! Dite alla giovane (Violetta, Germont)
19. La traviata, Act 2: Imponete...Non amarlo ditegli (Violetta, Germont)
20. La traviata, Act 2: Morrò La mia memoria (Germont, Violetta)
21. La traviata, Act 2: Dammi tu forza, o cielo! (Violetta, Annina, Alfredo)
22. La traviata, Act 2: Che fai?...Nulla (Violetta, Annina, Alfredo)
23. La traviata, Act 2: Ah, vive sol quel core (Alfredo, Giuseppe, Germont)
24. La traviata, Act 2: Di Provenza il mar, il suol (Alfredo, Giuseppe, Germont)
25. La traviata, Act 2: Avram lieta di maschere la notte (Flora, Marquis, Doctor)
26. La traviata, Act 2: Noi siamo zingarelle (Chorus, Flora, Marquis, Doctor)
27. La traviata, Act 2: Di Madride noi siam mattadori (Chorus, Gastone, Flora, Doctor, Marquis)
28. La traviata, Act 2: Alfredo! Voi! (Flora, Gastone, Doctor, Marquis, Chorus, Alfredo, Violetta, Bar
29. La traviata, Act 2: Invitato a qui seguirmi (Violetta, Alfredo, Chorus)
30. La traviata, Act 2: Ogni suo aver tal femmina (Alfredo, Gaston, Baron, Doctor, Marquis, Chorus)
31. La traviata, Act 2: Di sprezzo degno sÉ stesso rende (Germont, Alfredo, Flora, Gaston, Baron, Doctor)
32. La traviata, Act 2: Alfredo, Alfredo, di questo core (Violetta, Flora, Germont, Gaston, Baron, Doctor)
33. La traviata, Act 3: Prelude
34. La traviata, Act 3: Annina?...Comandate? (Violetta, Annina, Doctor)
35. La traviata, Act 3: Teneste la promessa....Attendo - ne a me giungon mai!....Addio, del passato (Violetta)
36. La traviata, Act 3: Addio, del passato (Violetta)
37. La traviata, Act 3: Largo al quadrupede (Chorus)
38. La traviata, Act 3: Signore!...Che t'accadde? (Annina, Violetta, Alfredo)
39. La traviata, Act 3: Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremo (Annina, Violetta, Alfredo)
40. La traviata, Act 3: Ah, non piu, a un tempio (Annina, Violetta, Alfredo)
41. La traviata, Act 3: Ah! gran Dio! Morir sì giovine (Violetta, Alfredo)
42. La traviata, Act 3: Ah Violetta!...Voi, signor! (Germont, Violetta, Alfredo, Annina, Doctor)
43. La traviata, Act 3: Prendi, quest'e l'immagine (Germont, Violetta, Alfredo, Annina, Doctor)
44. La traviata, Act 3: Se una pudica vergine (Violetta, Germont, Alfredo, Annina, Doctor)$23.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Callas at La Scala (Studio Recital)Coinciding with the new Callas Live Remastered Edition, the catalog's 2017 priority, Warner Classics re-releases two of Maria Callas' legendary studio recitals on vinyl, using the state of the art remastering done in 2014.
Callas first sang at Milan's legendary La Scala for the opening of the 1951-52 season (in Verdi's I vespri siciliani) and she became closely identified with the theater, notably in productions directed by Luchino Visconti and his protÉgÉ Franco Zeffirelli. Spontini's La vestale was staged for her there in 1954, Bellini's La sonnambula in 1955, and her final La Scala performances came in 1962 with Cherubini's Medea.
Callas at her most spell-binding and enthralling, wrote Gramophone, Callas at La Scala ( ) shows the diva at her most exciting and most beautiful.1. La sonnambula, Act 1: Compagne, temiri amici ....Come per me sereno
2. La sonnambula, Act 3: Oh, se una volta sola ....Ah! non credea mirarti
3. Medea, Act 1: Dei tuoi figli la madre from Medea
4. La Vestale, Act 2: Tu che invoco con orrore
5. La Vestale, Act 2: O nome tutelar
6. La Vestale, Act 3: Caro oggetto$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Callas Portrays Verdi Heroines (Studio Recital)Coinciding with the new Callas Live Remastered Edition, the cataloger's 2017 priority, Warner Classics re-releases two of Maria Callas' legendary studio recitals on vinyl, using the state of the art remastering done in 2014.
This recital brings together three operas from the earlier years of Verdi's career (Nabucco, Ernani and Macbeth) and one of his greatest mature masterpieces (Don Carlo). Callas sang all of them on stage apart from Ernani, and Lady Macbeth proved a triumph for her when she opened La Scala's season in December 1952.
Gramophone greeted this recital by saying: Mme Callas has seldom had such a field day and her dramatic instinct is well-nigh perfect in interpreting these wonderful pages, each characterized convincingly - and differently.1. Macbeth, Act 1: Nel dì della vittoria ....Vienil t'affretta (Lady Macbeth, Chorus)
2. Macbeth, Act 2: La luce langue (Lady Macbeth)
3. Macbeth, Act 4: Una macchia è qui tuttora (Lady Macbeth, Doctor, Woman)
4. Nabucco, Act 2: Ben io t'invenni ... Anch'io dischiuso un giorno (Abigaille)
5. Ernani, Act 1: Surta è la notte .... Ernani! Ernani, involami (Elvira)
6. Don Carlo, Act 5: Tu che le vanità (Élisabeth)$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
DuetsFamed opera singers Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón collaborate again for their much anticipated Duets album. Already a platinum-seller internationally, this album is a collection of their favorite pieces from the world's most celebrated operas including La Bohème and RomÉo et Juliette. As a gift to one another, Anna and Rolando also sing in each other's native language with duets from Luisa Fernanda and Iolanta. This release coincides with the pair's engagement at New York's Metropolitan Opera in Gounod's RomÉo et Juliette from September-December, 2007. Netrebko and Villazón established themselves as the new operatic dream team when they sang in the Salzburg Festival production of Verdi's La Traviata in 2005 (their interpretations are preserved on Deutsche Grammophon CD and DVD). Since then, they have conquered the world's stages in Gounod's RomÉo et Juliette in Los Angeles, and Verdi's Rigoletto at New York's Metropolitan Opera (conducted by Plácido Domingo).
Anna Nebtreko, soprano
Rolando Villazon, tenorLP1 - Side A:
Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
1. La Bohème - Act 1: O soave fanciulla
Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
2. Lucia di Lammermoor - Act 1: Lucia perdona... Sulla tomba
LP1 - Side B:
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
1. Rigoletto - Act 1: Giovanna, ho dei rimorsi... E il sol dell'anima
Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
2. RomÉo et Juliette - Act 4: Va! je t'ai pardonnÉ... Nuit d'hymÉnÉe
LP2 - Side C:
Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
1. Les pêcheurs de perles - Act 2: No. 8 Chanson: De mon amie, fleur endormie - No. 9 Due LÉila! LÉila! Dieu puissant!
Jules Massenet (1842 - 1912)
2. Manon - Act 3: Toi! Vous!... Ah! Viens, Manon, je t'aime!
LP2 - Side D:
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 -1893)
1. Iolanta Op. 69 - Tvajo malchan'je nepan'atna
Federico Moreno Torroba (1891 - 1982)
2. Luisa Fernanda - Act 3: Cállate, corazón! Duèrmete y calla!$89.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
ViolettaAnna Netrebko's artistry takes on a new dimension as she delves into the world of Verdi's tragic heroine. Hear the immortal melodies that are La Traviata, delivered with raw emotion and breathtaking virtuosity. Bolstered by the bravura of Rolando Villazón, Anna's portrait of Violetta is her most compelling - and revealing - triumph yet.
Anna Nebtreko, Violetta
Rolando Villazon, Alfredo
Helene Schneidermann, Flora
Herman Wallen, Marchese
Salvatore Cordella, Gastone
Paul Gay, Barone
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Rupert Huber, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Thomas Hampson, Germont
Luigi Roni, Dottore
Diane Pilcher, AnninaGiuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
LP1 - Side A:
1. Brindisi (Toast): Libiamo ne'lieti calici
2. Un dì felice, eterea
3. Scena ed Aria - Finale: E strano! - Ah, fors'è lui
4. Follie! Follie! Delirio vano è questo!
5. Sempre libera
6. Scena ed Aria: Lunge da lei - De' miei bollenti spiriti
7. O mio rimorso!
LP1 - Side B:
8. Duetto: Pura siccome un angelo
9. Non sapete quale affetto
10. Un dì, quando le veneri
11. Ah! Dite alla giovine
12. Imponete Non amarlo ditegli
13. Che fai? Nulla
LP2 - Side C:
14. Invitato a qui seguirmi
15. Ogni suo aver tal femmina
16. Di sprezzo degno se stesso rende
17. Alfredo, Alfredo, di questo core
18. Annina? / Comandate?
19. Teneste la promessa - Attendo, attendo, ne a me giungon mai!
LP2 - SIde D:
20. Addio del passato
21. Scena e Duetto: Signora / Che t'accade?
22. Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremo
23. Ah, non più! - Ah! Gran Dio! Morir sì giovine
24. Finale ultimo: Ah, Violetta! / Voi? Signor?
25. Prendi, quest'è l'immagine$74.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Eternamente (Verismo Arias)For Eternamente, her first studio recording in six years, soprano Angela Gheorghiu focuses on Italian composers of the generation that followed Verdi and predominantly on repertoire she has not sung before - including some fascinating rarities. Joining her for duets from Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana and Giordano's Andrea ChÉnieris another star of today's opera stage, tenor Joseph Calleja. Eternamente is described as a collection of verismo - the term used generically for Italian opera of the immediate post-Verdi era. No matter when they were composed, and no matter what their subject matter, all these operas demand great passion and commitment from their performers - and they get it from Angela Gheorghiu. "It is like my soul, it is something different, it is not the voice," she explained in an interview with Opera magazine. "The voice is also there, it has to be there, and it has had to be prepared - but at that moment of the performance, there is more. The response is never a conscious exaggeration - it is a natural expression. I am never pretending. It is just how I am at that moment." The character and impact of her voice were summarized thus in Gramophone: "With her smooth and dark-toned soprano, a voice at once powerfully firm and vulnerable, Gheorghiu stands out from an entire generation of talented singers. Her sound is convincingly Italianate in the great tradition; her voice, once heard, is never forgotten."1. Cavalleria rusticana: Regina coeli
2. Cavalleria rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o mamma
3. Cavalleria rusticana: Tu qui, Santuzza
4. O del mio amato ben (From 36 Arie di stile antico, Vol. 2, No. 3)
5. Tosca, Act 2: Vissi d'arte
6. Mefistofele, Act 3: Spunta l'aurora pallida
7. Eternamente (Arr. Tudor)
8. Ombra di Nube
9. La Gioconda, Op. 9, Act 4: Suicidio
10. Gli Zingari, Act 2: La canzone di Fleana
11. Andrea ChÉnier, Act 4: Vicino a te s'acqueta$22.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Right From Real
"Like a fever dream of Julia Holter
merging with Grimes, Ainsworth's future
visions weave neoclassical flourishes and
enchanted melody-mangles into cool 80's
sound-beds, and it sounds fantastic."
"These soundscapes can provide a myriad
of emotion, from reassurance to
discomfort, anxiety to enthusiasm. [...] it's
an unexpected achievement for such a
young artist and a testament to the power
of music as a purely visceral force."
Composer / producer / singer Lydia Ainsworth has been secretly writing
and recording songs over the past three years from bedrooms and
basements between Toronto and Brooklyn. What began as pass-time
sketches between composing music for film and multimedia projects has
over time revealed an enchanting collection of experimental pop songs
with a life of their own.
Blurring the boundaries between indie music, filmic orchestration, and
electronic music, Lydia's debut "Right From Real" thrives on haunting
melodies and draws inspiration from a wide range of musical sources -
Verdi's Requiem, Ace of Base, Bulgarian Choirs, Bernard Herrmann, Tones
on Tail, Art of Noise to name a few. This sense of unexpected marriages
of influence flows throughout much of Lydia's work which features use of
voice sampling and string arrangements woven into a unique minimalist
2. White Shadows
4. Take Your Face Off
8. The Truth$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Art Of The Prima DonnaJoan Sutherland's landmark recital, The Art of the Prima Donna, set the standard by which other sopranos continue to be judged. The recital includes arias by Arne, Handel, Bellini, Rossini, Gounod, Mozart, Verdi, Delibes, Thomas and Meyerbeer. Presented with original artwork and pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl at Optimal.LP 1
1. The Soldier Tir'd Of War's Alarms
2. Let The Bright Seraphim
3. Sediziose Voci...Casta Diva...Ah! Bello A Me Ritorna
4. Son Vergin Vezzosa
5. Bel Raggio Lusinghier
6. O Rendetemi La Speme...Qui La Voce...Vien, Diletto
7. Care Compagne, E Voi, Tenere Amici
8. O Dieu! Que De Bijoux...Ah! Je Ris De Me Voir
1. Ah, Je Veux Vivre
2. Mia Madre Aveva Una Povera Ancella...Piangea Cantando
3. Martern Aller Arten
4. E Strano!...Ah, Fors'è Lui...Sempre Libera
5. A Vos Jeux, Mes Amis, Permettez-Moi
6. Où Va La Jeune Indoue (Bell Song)
7. O Beau Pays De La Touraine
8. Gualtier Maldè...Caro Nome$35.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Bronson SoundtrackBefore "Drive", Nicolas Winding Refn directed "Bronson". The film, starring Tom Hardy, tells the story of Charles Bronson, a young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office and eventually ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. He has become the most notorious inmate in England. "Bronson" already features elements that we associate with Nicolas Winding Refn's films, such as its pumping soundtrack. A modern "Clockwork Orange", "Bronson" features unforgettable music between the recurring electro-pop "Digital Versicolor" by Glass Candy, the menacing "The Electrician" by The Walker Brothers and music by the likes of New Order and Pet Shop Boys. Balancing this modern act, the film includes beautiful classical compositions by Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, Anton Bruckner and more!1. Glass Candy - 'Digital Versicolor'
2. The Walker Brothers - 'The Electrician'
3. Giuseppe Verdi - 'Via Pensiero (Chorus Of Hebrew Slaves)'
4. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - 'The Dam Busters March'
5. Eva Abraham & The Nat Franklin Trio - 'Santa Please (Come Early This Christmas)'
6. Pet Shop Boys - 'It's A Sin'
7. Ray Martin - 'Meet Mr. Callaghan'
8. Peter Radcliff & Eva Abraham - 'Superstar'
9. New Order - 'Your Silent Face'
10. Giuseppe Verdi - 'La Forza Del Destino: La Vergine Degli Angeli'
11. Richard Wagner - 'Das Rheingold: Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla'
12. Leo Delibes - 'Lakme Act 1 - Flower Duet: "Sous Le Dome Epais"'
13. Anton Bruckner - 'Symphony No 4 In E Flat "Romantic"'$29.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now