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OPERA WITHOUT WORDS - The Most Famous Overtures, Preludes, and Interludes in Opera

    

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OPERA WITHOUT WORDS - The Most Famous Overtures, Preludes, and Interludes in Opera



Disc 1

Bizet, Georges

  Carmen: Prelude
1.   Carmen: Prelude 00:02:13

Massenet, Jules

  Thais, Act II: Meditation
2.   Thais, Act II: Meditation 00:04:41

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  Eugene Onegin (excerpts)
3.   Act III Scene 1: Polonaise 00:04:20
4.   Act II Scene 1: Waltz 00:06:23

Ponchielli, Amilcare

  La Gioconda, Act III: Dance of the Hours
5.   La Gioconda, Act III: Dance of the Hours 00:07:50

Wagner, Richard
Wagner, Richard, lyricist(s)

  Lohengrin, Act III: Prelude
6.   Lohengrin, Act III: Prelude 00:02:33

Verdi, Giuseppe

  La traviata, Act I: Prelude
7.   La traviata, Act I: Prelude 00:03:52

Weber, Carl Maria von

  Der Freischutz, J. 277: Overture
8.   Der Freischutz, J. 277: Overture 00:10:24

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Overture
9.   Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Overture 00:04:00

Nicolai, Otto

  Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor): Overture
10.   Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor): Overture 00:08:47

Gounod, Charles-François

  Faust: Ballet music
11.   Faust: Ballet music 00:07:50

Rossini, Gioachino

  Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Overture
12.   Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Overture 00:12:08


Disc 2

Offenbach, Jacques

  Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Can-Can
1.   Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Can - Can 00:05:20

Mascagni, Pietro
Targioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni / Menasci, Guido, lyricist(s)

  Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
2.   Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo 00:03:41

Rossini, Gioachino

  La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture
3.   La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture 00:10:05

Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich

  Ruslan and Lyudmilla: Overture
4.   Ruslan and Lyudmilla: Overture 00:05:18

Bizet, Georges

  Carmen, Act III: Prelude
5.   Carmen, Act III: Prelude 00:03:11

Puccini, Giacomo

  Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo
6.   Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo 00:05:51

Wagner, Richard

  Siegfried, Act II: Forest Murmurs
7.   Siegfried, Act II: Forest Murmurs 00:08:39

Dvořák, Antonín

  Rusalka, Op. 114, Act II: Polonaise
8.   Rusalka, Op. 114, Act II: Polonaise 00:04:57

Rossini, Gioachino
Sterbini, Cesare, lyricist(s)

  Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture
9.   Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture 00:07:40

Wagner, Richard

  Tannhauser: Overture
10.   Tannhauser: Overture 00:09:52

Borodin, Alexander Porfir'yevich

  Prince Igor, Act II: Polovtsian Dances
11.   Prince Igor, Act II: Polovtsian Dances 00:11:10

Offenbach, Jacques

  Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann): Barcarolle
12.   Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann): Barcarolle 00:03:18

Total Playing Time: 02:34:03






Composer(s):
Bizet, Georges; Borodin, Alexander Porfir'yevich; Dvořák, Antonín; Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich; Gounod, Charles-François; Mascagni, Pietro; Massenet, Jules; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Nicolai, Otto; Offenbach, Jacques; Ponchielli, Amilcare; Puccini, Giacomo; Rossini, Gioachino; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich; Verdi, Giuseppe; Wagner, Richard; Weber, Carl Maria von

Lyricist(s):
Menasci, Guido; Sterbini, Cesare; Targioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni; Wagner, Richard

Conductor(s):
Bramall, Anthony; Halász, Michael; Leaper, Adrian; Lenárd, Ondrej; Mund, Uwe; Pollack, Christian; Rahbari, Alexander; Selmeczi, Gyorgy; Stankovsky, Robert; Walter, Alfred; Wildner, Johannes; Wordsworth, Barry

Orchestra(s):
Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra; Camerata Transsylvanica; Capella Istropolitana; CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Košice; Zagreb Festival Orchestra

Artist(s):
Selmeczi, Janos

Label: Naxos

Genre: Opera; Orchestral

Period: Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.557945-46

Barcode: 0747313294527

Physical Release: 2005

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