The Art of Beverly Sills (Deutsche Grammophon, 2002)

2 CDs Box Set

Beverly Sills, soprano

Deutsche Grammophon, 2002

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The Art of Beverly Sills – Tracklist:

Disc 1

1.     Thomas: Mignon / Act 2 – “Oui! pour ce soir… Je suis Titania”

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

2.     Massenet: Manon / Act 2 – Allons, il le faut…Adieu, notre petite table

Beverly Sills, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel

3.     Massenet: Manon / Act 3 – Je marche sur tous les chemins…Ah! vous êtes vraimen

Beverly Sills, Michel Trempont, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel, Ambrosian Opera Chorus

4.     G. Charpentier: Louise / Act 3 – “Depuis le jour”

Beverly Sills and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Sir Charles Mackerras

5.     Donizetti: Linda di Chamounix / Act 1 – Ah! tardai troppo… O luce di quest’anima

Beverly Sills, Wiener Volksopernorchester, Jussi Jalas

6.     Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Part 1 – “Regnava nel silenzio”

Beverly Sills, Patricia Kern, London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Schippers

7.     Bellini: I Puritani / Act 3 – Fini … me lassa!

Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

8.     Bellini: I Puritani / Act 3 – Vieni, vieni fra questa braccia

Nicolai Gedda, Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

9.     Donizetti: Roberto Devereux – original version / Act 1 – L’amor suo mi fè beata (Elisabetta)

Beverly Sills and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Sir Charles Mackerras

10.  Donizetti: Maria Stuarda / Act 2 – “O nube che lieve per l’aria”

Beverly Sills, Patricia Kern, The John Alldis Choir, John Alldis, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

11.  Donizetti: Anna Bolena – Tragedia lirica in due atti / Act 2 – Cielo, a’miei lunghi spasimi… Coppia iniqua, l’estrema vendetta

Beverly Sills, Patricia Kern, Stuart Burrows, Robert Lloyd, London Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel, The John Alldis Choir, John Alldis

Disc 2

1.     Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann / Act 2 – “Les oiseaux dans la charmille”

Beverly Sills, London Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel, The John Alldis Choir, John Alldis

2.     Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann / Act 4 – Elle a fui, la tourtelle

Beverly Sills, London Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel

3.     Mozart: Zaide, K.344 / Act 1 – “Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben”

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

4.     Heuberger: Der Opernball. Overture – Im chambre séparée

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

5.     Lehár: The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) / Act 2 – Vilja-Lied

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

6.     Moore: The Ballad of Baby Doe / Act 1 – “Gold is a fine thing” (Silver Aria)

Beverly Sills, New York City Opera Orchestra, Emerson Buckley

7.     Korngold: Die tote Stadt, Op. 12 / Act 1 – Glück, das mir verblieb (Mariettalied)

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julius Rudel

8.     R. Strauss: Daphne – Opera in 1 Act, Op.82 – Was blendet so…Ich komme – ich komme

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato

9.     R. Strauss: Sechs Lieder op.19 – 2. Breit über mein Haupt dein schwarzes Haar

Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato