Beverly Sills – The Great Recordings

2 CDs Box Set

Beverly Sills, soprano

Deutsche Grammophon, 2004

Description

The Great Recordings – Tracklist:

Disc 1

1.     Bellini: I Puritani / Act 1 – Son vergin vezzosa

Beverly Sills, Heather Begg, Nicolai Gedda, Paul Plishka, Richard van Allan, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, John McCarthy

2.     Bellini: I Capuleti e i Montecchi / Act 1 – Eccomi…Oh! quante volte

Beverly Sills, Wiener Volksopernorchester, Jussi Jalas

3.     Act 2 – Mira, o Norma

Beverly Sills, Shirley Verrett, New Philharmonia Orchestra, James Levine

4.     Verdi: Attila / Prologue – “Santo di patria indefinito amor!”

Beverly Sills, Members of the Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

5.     Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 2 – No.11 Aria: “Contro un cor che accende amore”

Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, London Symphony Orchestra, James Levine

6.     Donizetti: Roberto Devereux – original version / Act 3 – Che m’apporti? (Elisabetta, Cecil, Sara, Nottingham, Coro)

Beverly Sills, Beverly Wolff, Kenneth McDonald, Peter Glossop, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

7.     Donizetti: Roberto Devereux – original version / Act 3 – Quel sangue versato al ciel (Elisabetta, Coro)

Beverly Sills, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras, Ambrosian Opera Chorus

8.     Mozart: Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio, K.418

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

9.     R. Strauss: Amor, Op.68, No.5

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

Disc 2

1.     Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K.384 / Act 2 – “Martern aller Arten”

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

2.     Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 – È strano! È strano!

Beverly Sills, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

3.     Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 – Ah, fors’ è lui

Beverly Sills, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

4.     Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 – Follie! Follie!

Beverly Sills, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

5.     Verdi: La traviata / Act 1 – Sempre libera

Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

6.     Massenet: Manon / Act 3 – “Ces murs silencieux…Pardonnez-moi, Dieu de toute puissance”

by Beverly Sills, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel, Ambrosian Opera Chorus

7.     Massenet: Manon / Act 3 – Toi! Vous!…Oui! Je fus cruelle et coupable!

Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel

8.     Massenet: Manon / Act 3 – N’est-ce plus ma main?

Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel

9.     Meyerbeer: Robert le diable – opera in 5 acts / Act 4 – Robert, toi que j’aime

Beverly Sills and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Sir Charles Mackerras

10.  Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann / Act 4 – Tu ne chanteras plus?

Norman Treigle, Beverly Sills, Patricia Kern, London Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel

11.  Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann / Act 4 – Chère enfant! que j’appelle

Patricia Kern, Beverly Sills, Norman Treigle, London Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel

12.  Lehár: Giuditta / Act 4 – Meine Lippen, die küssen so heiss

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

13.  Sieczynski: Wien, Wien, nur du allein

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

14.  Moore: The Ballad of Baby Doe / Act 2 – Always through the changing

Emerson Buckley, New York City Opera Orchestra, Beverly Sills