BE MY VALENTINE Music for Two

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BE MY VALENTINE
Music for Two


Te Kanawa · Carreras · Hadley
Réaux · Ferras · Ambrosini
Fournier · Cotrubas · Domingo a.o.
Int. Release 02 Jan. 2007
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CD DDD 0289 477 6525 7 GM 2
An irresistible collection of romantic, intimate duets.

Make it a memorable Valentine’s Day with this timeless collection of vocal and instrumental duets performed by the world’s greatest artists. From full-blooded opera highlights to enchanting melodies, this 2-CD album is the ideal accompaniment for those romantic moments.


Track List

CD 1: Be My Valentine

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 1

Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson, Angelina Reaux, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leonard Bernstein

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

Act 4

Edita Gruberova, Claudia Eder, Orchestre National De France, Seiji Ozawa, Choeurs de Radio France

Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
West Side Story

3.
0:00
2:55

José Carreras, Leonard Bernstein

Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Nina Bernstein, Alexander Bernstein, Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La traviata

Act 3

Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, Bavarian State Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527

Act 1

Samuel Ramey, Kathleen Battle, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

Act 1

José Carreras, Mirella Freni, Teresa Berganza, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Eugene Onegin, Op.24

Act 1

Mirella Freni, Anne Sofie von Otter, Ruthild Engert-Ely, Rosemarie Lang, Staatskapelle Dresden, James Levine

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
Faust

Act 3

Pierrette Alarie, Léopold Simoneau, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Lee Schaenen

Franz Lehár (1870 - 1948)
The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe)

Act 3

Boje Skovhus, Cheryl Studer, Wiener Philharmoniker, John Eliot Gardiner

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
Lucia di Lammermoor

Based on Original Score

Part 1

Carlo Bergonzi, Beverly Sills, London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Schippers

Claudio Monteverdi (1567 - 1643)
L'incoronazione di Poppea

Ed. Clifford Bartlett

Act 3

Sylvia McNair, Dana Hanchard, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

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

Act 1

Edith Mathis, Gottfried Hornik, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59

Act 2

Agnes Baltsa, Janet Perry, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 1

Galina Vishnevskaya, Franco Bonisolli, Orchestre National De France, Mstislav Rostropovich

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Aida

Act 4

Katia Ricciarelli, Elena Obraztsova, Plácido Domingo, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Claudio Abbado, Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Romano Gandolfi

Total Playing Time 1:19:44

CD 2: Be My Valentine

Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904)
Humoresque, Op.101, No.7

Jules Massenet (1842 - 1912)
Thaïs

arr. M.P.Marsick

Acte Deux

Christian Ferras, Jean-Claude Ambrosini

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges, Op.34, No.2

Mischa Maisky, Sergio Tiempo

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Après un rêve

Mischa Maisky, Daria Hovora

Fritz Kreisler (1875 - 1962)
Christian Ferras, Jean-Claude Ambrosini

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Vocalise, Op.34, No.14

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
None but the lonely heart, Op.6, No.6 (Nyet, tolko tot, kto znal)

Mischa Maisky, Pavel Gililov

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 - 1908)
Sadko

Arr. by Fritz Kreisler

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Kinderszenen, Op.15

Christian Ferras, Jean-Claude Ambrosini

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le Carnaval des Animaux

12.
0:00
2:52

Pierre Fournier, Lamar Crowson

Pablo de Sarasate (1844 - 1908)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Christian Ferras, Jean-Claude Ambrosini

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Fantasiestücke, Op.73

Pierre Fournier, Jean Fonda

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
Suite Italienne (from "Pulcinella")

Pierre Fournier, Ernest Lush

Astor Piazzolla (1921 - 1992)
Tango Suite (pour flûte et guitare)

Göran Söllscher, Patrick Gallois

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Cambridge Buskers' Edition

Act 3

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito, K.527

Cambridge Buskers' Version

Act 1

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen

Cambridge Buskers' Version

Act 2

The Cambridge Buskers

Total Playing Time 1:14:09