THE TENORS OF THE CENTURY

The Tenors of the Century

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Bernstein · Bizet · Donizetti · Lehár
Leoncavallo · Meyerbeer · Mozart
Offenbach · Ponchielli · Puccini
Rossini · Tchaikovsky · Verdi · Wagner
Alagna · Alva · Araiza · Bergonzi · Carreras
Caruso · Domingo · Haefliger · Jerusalem · Kollo
Pavarotti · Schreier · Windgassen · Wunderlich a.o.
Int. Release 11 Aug. 1998
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Track List

CD 1: The Greatest Tenors of the Century

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791 - 1864)
L'Africaine

Act 4

Enrico Caruso, Orchestra

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96

Act 3

Peter Anders, Württembergisches Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Ferdinand Leitner

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

sung in German

Act 1

Helge Roswaenge, Hedwig von Debicka, Orchestra, Manfred Gurlitt

Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857 - 1919)
Pagliacci

Act 1

Mario del Monaco, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Manon Lescaut

Act 1

Sándor Kónya, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Antonino Votto

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Act 1

Alfredo Kraus, Paul Gyton, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 1

Franco Corelli, Alfredo Mariotti, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Lorin Maazel

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63

Act 2

Wolfgang Windgassen, RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Act 2

Carlo Bergonzi, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Rafael Kubelik

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Die Zauberflöte, K.620

Erster Aufzug

Fritz Wunderlich, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 - 1886)
La Gioconda, Op.9

Act 2

Giuseppe di Stefano, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bruno Bartoletti

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K.384

Act 2

Peter Schreier, Staatskapelle Dresden, Karl Böhm

Don Giovanni, K.527

Act 1

Ernst Haefliger, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Die Walküre, WWV 86B

Erster Akt

Jon Vickers, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Total Playing Time 1:06:59

CD 2: The Greatest Tenors of the Century

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
L'elisir d'amore

Act 2

Luciano Pavarotti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Levine

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Aida

Act 1

Plácido Domingo, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Claudio Abbado

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Ed. Alberto Zedda (1928-)

Act 1

Luigi Alva, Renato Cesari, Barna Kováts, Theodor Guschlbauer, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Franz Lehár (1870 - 1948)
Die lustige Witwe

Act 1

René Kollo, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

José Alfredo Jiménez
Francisco Araiza, Sinfonico Mariachi Aguilas de America (Musicos del S.U.T.M), Daniel Garcia Blanco

Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
West Side Story

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3:00

José Carreras, Leonard Bernstein

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 3

Plácido Domingo, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Lohengrin, WWV 75

Act 3

Siegfried Jerusalem, Kurt Moll, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5

Act 2

Neil Shicoff, Gunter Emmerlich, Staatskapelle Dresden, James Levine

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La forza del destino

Act 3

José Carreras, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 1

Jerry Hadley, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leonard Bernstein

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 2

Roberto Alagna, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La Traviata

Act 2

Luciano Pavarotti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Levine

Total Playing Time 1:02:05