Various ‎– 101 Opera Greats

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Italian Operas
1-1 Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* William Tell - Overture (Excerpt)
Conductor – Mario Rossi (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
1-2 Jussi Björling Nessun Dorma
Conductor – Nils GrevilliusOrchestra – Unknown Artist
1-3 Dorothy Kirsten With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Che Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta
Conductor – Jean Paul Morel*Orchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
1-4 Licia Albanese With The RCA Victor Orchestra* O Mio Babbino Caro
Conductor – Jean Paul Morel*Orchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
1-5 Jussi Björling Donna Non Vidi Mai
Conductor – Nils GrevilliusOrchestra – Unknown Artist
1-6 Renata Tebaldi With L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande In Quelle Trine Morbide
Conductor – Albert Erede*Orchestra – L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande
1-7 Jan Peerce With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Ch' Ella Mi Creda Libero E Lontano
Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
1-8 Magda Olivero With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Senza Mamma
Conductor – Alfredo SimonettoOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
1-9 Maria Callas With The Philharmonia Orchestra In Questa Reggia
Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
1-10 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf With The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* Tu, Che Di Gel Sei Cinta
Conductor – Karl BöhmOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
1-11 Tito Gobbi Zaza, Piccola Zingara
Conductor – Umberto BerrettoniOrchestra – Unknown Artist
1-12 Jussi Björling Amor Ti Vieta
Conductor – Nils GrevilliusOrchestra – Unknown Artist
1-13 Mario del Monaco With The Orchestra Of La Scala, Milan* Improvviso
Conductor – Victor De SabataOrchestra – Orchestra Of La Scala, Milan*
1-14 Maria Callas With The Philharmonia Orchestra Ebben Ne Andro Lontano
Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
1-15 Richard Tucker (2) With The Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera* Cielo E Mar
Conductor – Emil CooperOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera*
1-16 Maria Callas With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Suicidio!
Conductor – Antonino VottoOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
1-17 Giuseppe di Stefano With The London Symphony Orchestra* E La Solita Storia
Conductor – Alberto EredeOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
1-18 Maria Callas With The Philharmonia Orchestra Ecco: Respira Appena...Io Son L'Umile Ancella
Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
1-19 Luciano Pavarotti Una Furtiva Lagrima
Orchestra [Orchestral Accompaniment] – Unknown Artist
1-20 Sesto Bruscantini With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Un Foco Insolito
Conductor – Mario Rossi (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
1-21 Cesare Valletti With The Chorus* And Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Com' È Gentil
Conductor – Mario Rossi (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
1-22 Maria Callas With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Qui La Voce (Aria Only)
Conductor – Arturo BasileOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
Verdi Operas
2-1 Orchestra Of RAi, Turin* La Forza Del Destino - Overture
Conductor – Gino Marinuzzi*Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-2 Zinka Milanov With The RCA Victor Chorus* And Orchestra* Son Giunta!...Madre, Pietosa Vergine
Chorus – RCA Victor Chorus*Conductor – Renato Cellini
2-3 Jussi Björling And Robert Merrill With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Solenne In Quest' Ora
Conductor – Renato CelliniOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
2-4 Zinka Milanov With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Pace, Pace, Mio Dio
Conductor – Renato CelliniOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
2-5 Giacomo Lauri-Volpi With The Rome Opera Orchestra* Quando Le Sere Al Placido
Conductor – Remo ArduiniOrchestra – Rome Opera Orchestra*
2-6 Maria Callas With The Philharmonia Orchestra Mercè, Dilette Amiche
Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
2-7 Eleanor Steber With The Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera* Tu Che La Vanita
Conductor – Fausto ClevaOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera*
2-8 Ferruccio Tagliavini ,With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Questa O Quella
Conductor – Angelo QuestaOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-9 Lina Pagliughi With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Caro Nome
Conductor – Angelo QuestaOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-10 Ferruccio Tagliavini With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* La Donna É Mobile
Conductor – Angelo QuestaOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-11 Lina Pagliughi, Irma Colasanti, Ferruccio Tagliavini And Giuseppe Taddei With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Quartet: Bella Figlia Dell' Amore
Conductor – Angelo QuestaOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-12 Chorus* And Orchestra Of RAI, Rome* Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves: Va, Pensiero, Sull' Ali Dorate
Conductor – Fernando PrevitaliOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Rome*
2-13 Eleanor Steber With The Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera* Ernani! Involami...Tutto Sprezzo Che D'Ernani
Conductor – Fausto ClevaOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera*
2-14 Mario del Monaco With The Milan Symphony Orchestra* Esultate
Conductor – Argeo QuadriOrchestra – Milan Symphony Orchestra*
2-15 Tito Gobbi With The Philharmonia Orchestra Iago's Credo: Credo In Un Dio Crudel
Conductor – James Robertson (11)Orchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
2-16 Ramon Vinay* With The NBC Symphony Orchestra Death Of Otello: Niun Mi Tema
Conductor – Arturo ToscaniniOrchestra – NBC Symphony Orchestra
2-17 Giuseppe Taddei With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* L'Onore! Ladri
Conductor – Mario Rossi (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-18 Giuseppe Taddei With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Quand' Ero Paggio
Conductor – Mario Rossi (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
2-19 Giuseppe Taddei, Saturno Meletti, Emilio Renzi, Gino Del Signore, Giuseppe Nessi, Cristiano Dalamangas, Rosanna Carteri, Lina Pagliughi, Amalia Pini And Anna Maria Canali With The Chorus* And Orchestra Of RAI, Tutin* Finale: Tutto Nel Mondo È Burla
Conductor – Mario Rossi (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Tutin*
French Operas
3-1 Jussi Björling And Robert Merrill With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Duet: Au Fond Du Temple Saint
Conductor – Renato CelliniOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
3-2 Nicolai Gedda With The Philharmonia Orchestra Je Crois Entendre Encore
Conductor – Alceo GallieraOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
3-3 Mado Robin And Agnes Disney* With The Orchestra Of The Opéra-Comique, Paris* Duet: Sous Le Dome Épais
Conductor – Georges Sébastian*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Opéra-Comique, Paris*
3-4 Blanche Thebom With The London Symphony Orchestra* Mon Coeur S'Ouvre À Ta Voix = Softly Awakes My Heart
Conductor – Warwick BraithwaiteOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
3-5 Vina Bovy And Fanely Revoil With The Chorus* And Orchestra Of The Opéra-Comique, Paris* Barcarolle: Belle Nuit, O Nuit D'Amour
Conductor – André CluytensOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Opéra-Comique, Paris*
3-6 Charles Soix With The Orchestra Of The Opéra-Comique, Paris* Scintille Diamant
Conductor – André CluytensOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Opéra-Comique, Paris*
3-7 Bidú Sayao* Waltz Song: Je Veux Vivre
Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Unknown Artist
3-8 Jussi Björling With The Orchestra Of The Royal Opera, Stockholm* Ah! Lève-toi Soleil
Conductor – Nils Grevilius*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera, Stockholm*
3-9 Lily Pons Waltz Song: O Légère Hirondelle
Conductor – André KostelanetzOrchestra – Unknown Artist
3-10 Risë Stevens Connais-tu Le Pays?
Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Unknown Artist
3-11 Giuseppe di Stefano With The London Symphony Orchestra* Elle Ne Croyait Pas (In Italian)
Conductor – Alberto EredeOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
3-12 Jussi Björling Pays Merveilleux...O Paradis (In Italian)
Conductor – Nils Grevilius*Orchestra – Unknown Artist
3-13 Maria Callas With The Orchestra Of RAI, Milan* Shadow Song: Ombre Légère (In Italian)
Conductor – Alfredo SimonettoOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Milan*
3-14 Orchestra Of The Paris Opera* Méditation
Conductor – Georges Sébastian*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Paris Opera*
3-15 Robert Merrill With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Vision Fugitive
Conductor – Jean Paul Morel*Orchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
3-16 Bidú Sayao* With The Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera* Adieu, Notre Petite Table
Conductor – Fausto ClevaOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera*
3-17 Nicolai Gedda With The Philharmonia Orchestra Dream Song: Instant Charmant..En Fermant Les Yeux
Conductor – Alceo GallieraOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
3-18 Giuseppe di Stefano With The London Symphony Orchestra* Je Suis Seul...Ah! Fuyez Douce Image (In Italian)
Conductor – Alberto EredeOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
3-19 Cesare Valletti With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Traduire...Pourquoi Me Réveiller
Conductor – Arturo BasileOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
3-20 Eleanor Steber With The Philharmonia Orchestra Depuis Le Jour
Conductor – Walter SusskindOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
German Operas
4-1 Boris Christoff With The Philharmonia Orchestra Madamina! Il Catalogo È Questo
Conductor – Wilhelm SchüchterOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
4-2 Ezio Pinza With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Champagne Aria: Finch'han Dal Vino
Conductor – Alfred WallensteinOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
4-3 Ezio Pinza With The Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera* Serenade: Deh, Vieni Alla Finestra
Conductor – Fausto ClevaOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera*
4-4 Bidú Sayao* Vedrai, Carino
Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Unknown Artist
4-5 Cesare Valletti With The Orchestra Of RAI, Turin* Il Mio Tesoro
Conductor – Arturo BasileOrchestra – Orchestra Of RAI, Turin*
4-6 Sena Jurinac, Blanche Thebom And Mario Borriello With The Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra Soave Sia Il Vento
Conductor – Fritz BuschOrchestra – Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra
4-7 Sena Jurinac With The Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra Come Scoglio
Conductor – Fritz BuschOrchestra – Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra
4-8 Blanche Thebom And Erich Kunz With The Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra Il Core Vi Dono
Conductor – Fritz BuschOrchestra – Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra
4-9 Nicolai Gedda With The Philharmonia Orchestra Ach So Fromm
Conductor – Alceo GallieraOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
4-10 Julius Patzak With The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* Gott! Welch' Dunkel Hier
Conductor – Karl BöhmOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
4-11 Vienna State Opera Chorus* And The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* Huntsmens' Chorus: Das Gleicht Wohl Auf Erden
Chorus – Vienna State Opera Chorus*Conductor – Otto AckermannOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
4-12 Victoria De Los Angeles With The Philharmonia Orchestra Dich, Teure Halle
Conductor – Anatole FistoulariOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
4-13 Chorus* And Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival* Pilgrims' Chorus: Beglückt Darf Nun Dich
Conductor – Joseph KeilberthOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival*
4-14 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau With The Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival* Song To The Evening Star: O Du, Mein Holder Abendstern
Conductor – Joseph KeilberthOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival*
4-15 Bayreuth Festival Orchestra* Lohengrin - Prelude To Act Three
Conductor – Joseph KeilberthOrchestra – Bayreuth Festival Orchestra*
4-16 Chorus* And Orchestra Of Bavarian Radio* Bridal Chorus: Treulich Gefürht
Conductor – Eugen Jochum
4-17 Hans Hopf With The Chorus* And Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival* Prize Song: Morgenlich Leuchtend
Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival*
4-18 London Philharmonic Orchestra* Ride Of The Valkyries
Conductor – Victor De SabataOrchestra – London Philharmonic Orchestra*
4-19 Sigurd Björling With The Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival* Loge, Hör...Magic Fire Music
Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Bayreuth Festival*
4-20 Maria Reining, Sena Jurinac And Hilde Gueden* With The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* Marie Theres...Hab' Mir's Gelobt
Conductor – Erich KleiberOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
Russian Operas And More
5-1 Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague* The Bartered Bride - Overture
Conductor – Jaroslav VogelOrchestra – Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague*
5-2 Ivo Zidek* And Karel Kalas* With The Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague* Duet For Jenik And Kecal: I Know A Maiden
Conductor – Jaroslav VogelOrchestra – Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague*
5-3 Ivo Zidek* With The Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague* Jenik's Aria: How Could He Believe?
Conductor – Jaroslav VogelOrchestra – Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague*
5-4 Milada Musilová With The Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague* Marenka's Aria: O What Sorrow...Our Dream Of Love
Conductor – Jaroslav VogelOrchestra – Orchestra Of The National Theatre, Prague*
5-5 Joan Hammond With The Philharmonia Orchestra Rusalka's Aria: O Silver Moon (In English)
Conductor – Vilem TauskyOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
5-6 Chorus* And Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Polovtsian Dances (Excerpt)
Conductor – Alexander Melik-Pashaev*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-7 Ivan Kozlovsky* With The Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Song Of India (Song Of The Indian Guest)
Conductor – Nicolai Golovanov*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-8 Elena Smolenskaya With The Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* The Flight Of The Bumble Bee
Conductor – Vassily Nebolsin*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-9 Pavel Lisitsian* With The Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Yeletsky's Aria: I Love You
Conductor – Alexander Melik-Pashaev*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-10 Elena Kruglikova With The Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Tatiana's Letter Scene (Excerpt)
Conductor – Alexander Orlov*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-11 Andrei Ivanov With The Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Onegin's Aria: You Wrote Me A Letter
Conductor – Alexander Orlov*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-12 Nicolai Gedda With The Philharmonia Orchestra Lensky's Aria: Faint Echo Of My Youth
Conductor – Alceo GallieraOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
5-13 Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Polonaise
Conductor – Alexander Orlov*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-14 Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre* Ecossaise
Conductor – Alexander Orlov*Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Bolshoi Theatre*
5-15 Boris Christoff With The Philharmonia Orchestra Prince Gremin's Aria: Everyone Knows Love On Earth
Conductor – Wilhelm SchüchterOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
5-16 Alexander Kipnis With The RCA Victor Orchestra* Miller's Song
Conductor – Nicolai BerezovskyOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
5-17 Boris Christoff With The French National Radio Orchestra* Varlaam's Song: In The Town Of Kazan
Conductor – Issay DobrowenOrchestra – French National Radio Orchestra*
5-18 Russian Chorus Of Paris* And The French National Radio Orchestra* Polonaise
Chorus – Russian Chorus Of Paris*Conductor – Issay DobrowenOrchestra – French National Radio Orchestra*
5-19 Eugenia Zareska And Nicolai Gedda With The French National Radio Orchestra* Love Duet
Conductor – Issay DobrowenOrchestra – French National Radio Orchestra*
5-20 Boris Christoff With Eugenia Zareska , The Russian Chorus Of Paris* And The French National Radio Orchestra* Farewell And Death Of Boris (Abridged Version)
Chorus – Russian Chorus Of Paris*Conductor – Issay DobrowenOrchestra – French National Radio Orchestra*

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Highlights and excerpts from the world's greatest operas.

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