51 songs (3 hours and 54 minutes) Released on January 1, 1980
Disc 1
1
Rossini: William Tell - Overture
The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
12:18
2
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "E il ciel seren, sereno il giorno"
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:30
3
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Il piccol legno ascendi"
Cesar Antonio Suarez, Sherrill Milnes, Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
5:08
4
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Oh! quale alta d'intorno" - "Pastori intorno ergete il canto!"
Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, Luciano Pavarotti, Cesar Antonio Suarez, Sherrill Milnes, John Tomlinson, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
6:37
5
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Al fremer del torrente"
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:38
6
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Contro l'ardor del giorno"
Sherrill Milnes, John Tomlinson, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
1:05
7
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Il mio giuro egli disse"
Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:14
8
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Arresta! Qual dolor"
Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
9:02
9
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - Il sol che intorno splende
Elizabeth Connell, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:16
10
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - Oh smania!
Luciano Pavarotti, John Tomlinson, Sherrill Milnes, Della Jones, Cesar Antonio Suarez, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:08
11
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - Delle antiche virtudi l'esempio rinnovate
John Tomlinson, Sherrill Milnes, Elizabeth Connell, Della Jones, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:11
12
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Cinto il crine di bei fiori"
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:26
13
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - Passo a sei
The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
5:23
14
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Gloria e onore al giovinetto"
Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:58
Disc 2
1
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Ecco là, tremante, e reggendosi appena"
Della Jones, Cesar Antonio Suarez, Elizabeth Connell, John Tomlinson, Sherrill Milnes, Richard van Allan, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:49
2
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Nume pietoso"
Piero de Palma, Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, John Tomlinson, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:13
3
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Che sento, ohimè!"
Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, Piero de Palma, John Tomlinson, Cesar Antonio Suarez, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:48
4
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 1 - "Ciò ch'ei fece
John Tomlinson, Piero de Palma, Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, Cesar Antonio Suarez, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:09
5
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Qual silvestre metro intorno"
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:02
6
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "S'allontanano alfine!"
Mirella Freni, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:28
7
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Selva opaca, deserta brughiera"
Mirella Freni, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
5:38
8
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Se il mio giunger t'oltraggia"
Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:01
9
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Tutto apprendi, o sventurato"
Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
10:28
10
Rossini: William Tell / Act 2 - "Ciel! Guglielmo! Gualtiero! Dio!"
Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:58
11
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Allor che scorre de'forti il sangue"
Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
11:16
12
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Confuso da quel bosco" - "Con ardor richiese il cor"
Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:06
13
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Domo, o ciel, da un stranier"
Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:50
14
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "De'prodi ascolta, è già compiuto il patto"
Nicolai Ghiaurov, Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:48
15
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "La valanga che volve"
Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Luciano Pavarotti, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:21
16
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 2 - "Giuriam, giuriam pei nostri danni"
Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:33
Disc 3
1
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Arnoldo! e d'onde nasce
Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:23
2
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Ah! se privo di speme è l'amore
Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
8:05
3
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - "Gloria al poter supremo!"
Ferruccio Mazzoli, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
7:12
4
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Quell'agil piè ch'egual non ha
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
9:30
5
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Passo di soldati
The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:59
6
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Inchinati, superbo
Piero de Palma, Sherrill Milnes, Ferruccio Mazzoli, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:20
7
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Quel fasto m'offende
Ferruccio Mazzoli, Piero de Palma, Sherrill Milnes, Della Jones, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:06
8
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - "Corri alla madre"
Sherrill Milnes, Ferruccio Mazzoli, Della Jones, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
6:18
9
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - "Resta immobile"
Sherrill Milnes, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
4:09
10
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - Vittoria!...E fia ver?...L'ira sol
Della Jones, Sherrill Milnes, Ferruccio Mazzoli, Mirella Freni, Piero de Palma, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
5:25
11
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - ...è il suo destin segnato
Mirella Freni, Della Jones, Sherrill Milnes, Piero de Palma, Ferruccio Mazzoli, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:09
12
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 3 - "Anatema a Gessler!"
Sherrill Milnes, Piero de Palma, Della Jones, Ferruccio Mazzoli, Mirella Freni, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:08
Disc 4
1
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Ah.. non mi lasciar, o speme di vendetta"
Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:44
2
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - O muto asil del pianto...Vendetta!
Luciano Pavarotti, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
9:32
3
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Resta omai; ah! ti perde il duolo"
Elizabeth Connell, Della Jones, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:18
4
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Sottratto a orribil nembo"
Mirella Freni, Della Jones, Elizabeth Connell, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
5:28
5
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "E per patir i nostri mali estremi"
Elizabeth Connell, Mirella Freni, Della Jones, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:18
6
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Tu che l'appoggio del debol sei"
Elizabeth Connell, Mirella Freni, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:59
7
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Io lo vidi"
Richard van Allan, Elizabeth Connell, Mirella Freni, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:43
8
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Io ti rivedo!"
Elizabeth Connell, Della Jones, Sherrill Milnes, Ferruccio Mazzoli, Mirella Freni, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Luciano Pavarotti, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:17
9
Rossini: William Tell - Italian version / Act 4 - "Tutto cangia, il ciel s'abbella"
Sherrill Milnes, Elizabeth Connell, Della Jones, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Mirella Freni, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:14