The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra And Chorus, Beverly Sills ‎– Sounds of the Met: Essential Music from the Radio Broadcasts

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1 Introduction: Beverly Sills 1:11
2 Ambroise Thomas, Mignon, Act I duet: "Legeres hirondelles"; broadcast of December 17, 1938
Bass Vocals – Ezio PinzaComposed By – Ambroise ThomasConductor – Wilfrid PelletierMezzo-soprano Vocals – Risë Stevens
3:00
3 Charles Gounod, Romeo et Juliette, Act IV duet: "Romeo! qu'as-tu donc?", broadcast of February 1, 1947
Composed By – Charles GounodConductor – Emil CooperSoprano Vocals – Bidú SayãoTenor Vocals – Jussi Björling
5:20
4 Giacomo Puccini, Tosca, Act I duet: "Or lasciami al lavoro"; broadcast of January 7, 1956
Conductor – Dimitri MitropoulosSoprano Vocals – Renata TebaldiTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker (2)
7:38
5 Giacomo Puccini, Turandot, Act II, Riddle Scene: "Straniero, ascolta!"; broadcast of March 4, 1961
Conductor – Leopold StokowskiSoprano Vocals – Anna Moffo, Birgit NilssonTenor Vocals – Alessio De Paolis, Franco Corelli
10:25
6 Gioachino Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Act II duet: "Dunque io son"; broadcast of April 7, 1973
Baritone Vocals – Hermann PreyConductor – James Levine (2)Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Marilyn Horne
5:36
7 Gioachino Rossini, L'Assedo di Corinto, Act II aria: "Dal soggiorno egli estini...Ah! che spiegar non posso"; broadcast of April 19, 1975
Conductor – Thomas SchippersSoprano Vocals – Beverly Sills
7:41
8 Giuseppe Verdi, Macbeth, Act II, Banquet scene: ""Salve, o re!"; broadcast of December 18, 1982
Baritone Vocals – Sherrill MilnesBass Vocals – Courtney James (2)Conductor – James Levine (2)Soprano Vocals – Karen Bureau, Renata ScottoTenor Vocals – Timothy Jenkins
14:50
9 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Cosi Fan Tutte, Act II duet: "Il core vi dono"; broadcast of January 20, 1990
Baritone Vocals – Thomas HampsonConductor – James Levine (2)Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Tatiana Troyanos
4:35
10 Richard Wagner, Die Walkure, Act I duet: "O susseste Wonne!"; broadcast of April 1, 2000
Conductor – James Levine (2)Soprano Vocals – Deborah VoigtTenor Vocals – Placido Domingo
9:32

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