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A TO Z OF OPERA (The) (2nd expanded edition)

    

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A TO Z OF OPERA (The) (2nd expanded edition)

A–Z of Opera (2nd Edition)
Author: Keith Anderson
Biographies of over 200 great opera composers
Booklet of 1,096 pages
2 CDs of illustrative recordings
Includes access to a dedicated website with many hours of extra music
ISBN: 978-1-84379-304-5

The A–Z of Opera 2nd edition has been expanded to include even more composers, operas, and 130 bonus tracks. The 1,096-page book details the lives of hundreds of opera composers, and like the range of Naxos recordings itself, this set highlights the extraordinary breadth of opera and its composers across the centuries; it is a rich and inspiring resource for everyone!



Disc 1

Adams, John
Goodman, Alice, lyricist(s)

  Nixon in China, Act III: I am old and I cannot sleep
1.   Nixon in China, Act III: I am old and I cannot sleep 00:04:17

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Bouilly, Jean Nicolas, lyricist(s)

  Fidelio, Op. 72, Act II: Melodrama and Duet: Wie kalt ist es
2.   Fidelio, Op. 72, Act II: Melodrama and Duet: Wie kalt ist es 00:05:21

Bellini, Vincenzo
Pepoli, Carlo, lyricist(s)

  I puritani, Act II: Suoni la tromba
3.   I puritani, Act II: Suoni la tromba 00:03:20

Cavalli, Francesco
Faustini, Giovanni, lyricist(s)

  Ormindo, Act III: Finale: D'Amor non si quereli
4.   Ormindo, Act III: Finale: D'Amor non si quereli 00:01:23

Dvořák, Antonín
Kvapil, Jaroslav, lyricist(s)

  Rusalka, Op. 114, B. 203, Act I: Mesicku na nebi hlubokem, "Song of the Moon"
5.   Rusalka, Op. 114, B. 203, Act I: Mesicku na nebi hlubokem, "Song of the Moon" 00:05:52

Falla, Manuel de
Fernandez Shaw, Carlos, lyricist(s)

  La vida breve, Act II: Ole! Ole!
6.   La vida breve, Act II: Ole! Ole! 00:03:05

Handel, George Frideric
Rossi, Giacomo, lyricist(s)

  Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Lascia ch'io pianga
7.   Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Lascia ch'io pianga 00:03:46

Kalman, Emmerich
Jenbach, Bela / Stein, Leo, lyricist(s)

  Die Csardasfurstin, Act I: Aus ist's mit der Liebe - Ganz ohne Weiber geht die Chose nicht
8.   Die Csardasfurstin, Act I: Aus ist's mit der Liebe - Ganz ohne Weiber geht die Chose nicht 00:02:59

Leoncavallo, Ruggero
Weatherly, Frederick Edward / Leoncavallo, Ruggero, lyricist(s)

  Pagliacci, Act I: Recitar! Mentre preso dal delirio - Vesti la giubba
9.   Pagliacci, Act I: Recitar! Mentre preso dal delirio - Vesti la giubba 00:03:13

Monteverdi, Claudio
Striggio, Alessandro, lyricist(s)

  L'Orfeo, Act III: Scorto da te
10.   L'Orfeo, Act III: Scorto da te 00:06:00

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, lyricist(s)

  Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Terzet: Soave sia il vento
11.   Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Terzet: Soave sia il vento 00:03:11

Nicolai, Otto
Mosenthal, Salomon Hermann von, lyricist(s)

  Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Act III: O susser Mond!
12.   Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Act III: O susser Mond! 00:04:55

Purcell, Henry
Dryden, John / Shadwell, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  The Tempest, Z. 631, "The Enchanted Island", Act II: Arise, arise ye subterranean winds
13.   The Tempest, Z. 631, "The Enchanted Island", Act II: Arise, arise ye subterranean winds 00:02:59

Rachmaninov, Sergey
Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir Ivanovich, lyricist(s)

  Aleko: The Old Gypsy's Narrative: Volshebnoi siloi pesnopenia v tumannoi pamyati moei
14.   Aleko: The Old Gypsy's Narrative: Volshebnoi siloi pesnopenia v tumannoi pamyati moei 00:05:20

Strauss, Richard
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, lyricist(s)

  Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a: The Prologue: Sein wir wieder gut
15.   Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a: The Prologue: Sein wir wieder gut 00:02:42

Verdi, Giuseppe
Cammarano, Salvadore, lyricist(s)

  Il trovatore, Act IV: Vanne, lasciami - D'amor sull'ali rosee
16.   Il trovatore, Act IV: Vanne, lasciami - D'amor sull'ali rosee 00:06:37

Wagner, Richard
Wagner, Richard, lyricist(s)

  Tannhauser, Act III: Begluckt darf nun dich, "Pilgrims' Chorus"
17.   Tannhauser, Act III: Begluckt darf nun dich, "Pilgrims' Chorus" 00:03:45

Weber, Carl Maria von
Kind, Johann Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Der Freischutz, J. 277, Act III: Folksong: Wir winden dir den Jungfern-Kranz
18.   Der Freischutz, J. 277, Act III: Folksong: Wir winden dir den Jungfern - Kranz 00:02:45


Disc 2

Bizet, Georges
Cormon, Eugene / Carre, Michel, lyricist(s)

  Les pecheurs de perles, Act I: Au fond du temple saint
1.   Les pecheurs de perles, Act I: Au fond du temple saint 00:05:48

Catalani, Alfredo
Illica, Luigi, lyricist(s)

  La Wally, Act I: Ebben Ne andro lontana
2.   La Wally, Act I: Ebben Ne andro lontana 00:03:28

Delibes, Léo
Gondinet, Edmond / Gille, Philippe, lyricist(s)

  Lakme, Act I: Sous le dome epais, "Flower Duet"
3.   Lakme, Act I: Sous le dome epais, "Flower Duet" 00:05:26

Donizetti, Gaetano
Romani, Felice, lyricist(s)

  L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love), Act II: Una furtiva lagrima
4.   L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love), Act II: Una furtiva lagrima 00:05:10

Francoeur, Francois / Rebel, Francois
Paradis de Moncrif, Francois-Augustin de, lyricist(s)

  Zelindor, roi des Sylphes: Air pour les Sylphes et Salamandres - Que dans les airs vos chants harmonieux
5.   Zelindor, roi des Sylphes: Air pour les Sylphes et Salamandres - Que dans les airs vos chants harmonieux 00:03:26

Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Calzabigi, Ranieri, lyricist(s)

  Orfeo ed Euridice, Act III: Aria: Che faro senza Euridice
6.   Orfeo ed Euridice, Act III: Aria: Che faro senza Euridice 00:03:26

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
Schott, Paul, lyricist(s)

  Die tote Stadt, Op. 12, Act I: Wunderbar!
7.   Die tote Stadt, Op. 12, Act I: Wunderbar! 00:04:32

Lehár, Franz
Stein, Leo / Leon, Victor, lyricist(s)

  Die lustige Witwe, Act II: Es lebt' eine Vilja, "Vilja-Lied"
8.   Die lustige Witwe, Act II: Es lebt' eine Vilja, "Vilja - Lied" 00:05:22

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

  Cavalleria Rusticana: Gli aranci olezzano
9.   Cavalleria Rusticana: Gli aranci olezzano 00:07:42

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, lyricist(s)

  Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act I: La ci darem la mano
10.   Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act I: La ci darem la mano 00:03:34

Offenbach, Jacques
Barbier, Jules, lyricist(s)

  Les contes d'Hoffmann, Act II: Entr'acte: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, "Barcarolle"
11.   Les contes d'Hoffmann, Act II: Entr'acte: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, "Barcarolle" 00:03:56

Puccini, Giacomo
Forzano, Giovacchino, lyricist(s)

  Gianni Schicchi: Avete torto!
12.   Gianni Schicchi: Avete torto! 00:03:27

Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Autreau, Jacques, lyricist(s)

  Platee, Act I: Ariette vive: Quittez nymphes, quittez
13.   Platee, Act I: Ariette vive: Quittez nymphes, quittez 00:02:23

Rossini, Gioachino

  Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act I: Largo al factotum
14.   Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act I: Largo al factotum 00:04:35

Verdi, Giuseppe
Piave, Francesco Maria, lyricist(s)

  Rigoletto, Act III: Un di, se ben rammentomi
15.   Rigoletto, Act III: Un di, se ben rammentomi 00:05:58

Wagner, Richard

  Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
16.   Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries 00:05:26

Total Playing Time: 02:25:09






Composer(s):
Adams, John; Beethoven, Ludwig van; Bellini, Vincenzo; Bizet, Georges; Catalani, Alfredo; Cavalli, Francesco; Delibes, Léo; Donizetti, Gaetano; Dvořák, Antonín; Falla, Manuel de; Francoeur, Francois; Gluck, Christoph Willibald; Handel, George Frideric; Kalman, Emmerich; Korngold, Erich Wolfgang; Lehár, Franz; Leoncavallo, Ruggero; Mascagni, Pietro; Monteverdi, Claudio; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Nicolai, Otto; Offenbach, Jacques; Puccini, Giacomo; Purcell, Henry; Rachmaninov, Sergey; Rameau, Jean-Philippe; Rebel, Francois; Rossini, Gioachino; Strauss, Richard; Verdi, Giuseppe; Wagner, Richard; Weber, Carl Maria von

Lyricist(s):
Autreau, Jacques; Barbier, Jules; Bouilly, Jean Nicolas; Calzabigi, Ranieri; Cammarano, Salvadore; Carre, Michel; Cormon, Eugene; Da Ponte, Lorenzo; Dryden, John; Faustini, Giovanni; Fernandez Shaw, Carlos; Forzano, Giovacchino; Gille, Philippe; Gondinet, Edmond; Goodman, Alice; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von; Illica, Luigi; Jenbach, Bela; Kind, Johann Friedrich; Kvapil, Jaroslav; Leon, Victor; Leoncavallo, Ruggero; Menasci, Guido; Mosenthal, Salomon Hermann von; Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir Ivanovich; Paradis de Moncrif, Francois-Augustin de; Pepoli, Carlo; Piave, Francesco Maria; Romani, Felice; Rossi, Giacomo; Schott, Paul; Shadwell, Thomas; Stein, Leo; Striggio, Alessandro; Targioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni; Wagner, Richard; Weatherly, Frederick Edward

Conductor(s):
Alsop, Marin; Brown, Ryan; Halász, Michael; Humburg, Will; Kovács, László; Morandi, Pier Giorgio; Mund, Uwe; Ostman, Arnold; Rahbari, Alexander; Rosekrans, Charles; Segerstam, Leif; Todorov, Nayden; Valdes, Maximiano; Vartolo, Sergio; Wildner, Johannes

Orchestra(s):
Asturias Symphony Orchestra; Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra; Capella Istropolitana; Colorado Symphony Orchestra; Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra; Failoni Orchestra, Budapest; Hungarian Operetta Orchestra; Hungarian State Opera Orchestra; Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia; Opera Lafayette Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra; San Petronio Cappella Musicale Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sofia National Opera Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Camerata Budapest; Mediterraneo Concento

Choir(s):
Opera Lafayette Chorus; Prince of Asturias Foundation Choir; Slovak Philharmonic Chorus; Sofia National Opera Chorus

Artist(s):
Banditelli, Gloria; Berkes, Janos; Biel, Ann-Christine; Borowska, Joanna; Carmignani, Alessandro; Dalayman, Katarina; Fouchécourt, Jean-Paul; Frisani, Rosita; Gauci, Miriam; Jepson, Kristine; Kertesi, Ingrid; Kohutkova, Adriana; Kwiecien, Mariusz; La Scola, Vincenzo; Martinucci, Nicola; Mikuláš, Peter; Moll, Kurt; Naydenov, Peter; Nielsen, Inga; Polenzani, Matthew; Ruminski, Valerian; Servile, Roberto; Slepkovska, Denisa; Sunnegardh, Thomas; Thomas, Indra; Valaskova, Jana; Yachmi, Rohangiz; Yuan, Chen-Ye

Label: Naxos Educational

Series: A-Z

Genre: Opera; Operetta; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.558216-17

Barcode: 636943821626

Physical Release: 10/2014

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