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50 Greatest Hits of Opera

50 songs (4 hours and 13 minutes) Released on June 4, 2013
1
Turandot, Act 3: "Nessun dorma"
José Carreras, Wiener Staatsopernorchester, Wiener Staatsopernchor and Lorin Maazel
3:21
2
Carmen Suite No. 2: Habanera
Gail Gilmore, Limburg Symphony Orchestra and Gerard Oskamp
4:32
3
Nabucco, Act 3: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, "Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate"
London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, The London Chorus and David Parry
4:59
4
Gianni Schicchi, Act 1: "O mio babbino caro"
Renata Scotto, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Konrad Leitner
3:03
5
Rigoletto, Act 3: "La donna è mobile"
Jussi Björling, Stockholm Royal Court Orchestra and Kurt Bendix
2:22
6
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 2: "Pa-pa-pa-papagena"
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2:39
7
Aida, Act 2: "Triumphal March"
Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and Hanspeter Gmür
4:04
8
Orpheus and Eurydice, Act 2: "Dance of the Blessed Spirits"
Münchener Kammerorchester and Hanspeter Gmür
10:11
9
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620: Aria of the Queen of the Night - "Der Hölle Rache kocht in Meinem Herzen"
Miki Sahashi, Capella Istropolitana and Klaus-Peter Modest & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:09
10
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act 1: "Largo al factotum"
Peter Mattei, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Lawrence Renes
5:00
11
Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers), Act 1: "Au fond du temple saint"
Roberto Saccà, Peter Edelmann, SWR Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Klaus Arp
5:53
12
Rigoletto, Act 3: "Bella figlia dell'amore"
Nicolai Gedda, Ingvar Wixell, Kerstin Meyer, Margareta Hallin, Anders Näslund, Arne Tyrén, Barbro Ericson, Birgit Nordin, Olle Sivall, Georg Svedenbrant, Hugo Hasslo, Ingeborg Kjellgren, Stockholm Royal Court Orchestra and Sixten Ehrling
4:40
13
The Tales of Hoffman, Act 4: "Barcarolle"
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra and Andras Korodi
3:30
14
Madame Butterfly, Act 2: "Un bel di vedremo"
Madina Venger, RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
5:04
15
Madame Butterfly, Act 2: "Coro a bocca chiusa" (Humming Chorus)
Wiener Staatsopernorchester, Wiener Staatsopernchor and Peter Falk
3:14
16
La Bohème, Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
Jussi Björling, RCA Victor Orchestra & Renato Cellini
5:04
17
Don Giovanni (Don Juan), K. 527: Overture
Sinfonia Varsovia and Justus Franz
5:34
18
Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), WWV 86b, Act 3: Ride of the Valkyries
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
5:11
19
Carmina Burana (Cantiones Profanae), Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: I. O Fortuna - II. Fortuna plango vulnera
Gerda Hartmann, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Kurt Prestel
5:35
20
Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act 2: "Lascia ch'io pianga"
Yoshikazu Mela, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Shigeo Genda
3:52
21
Xerxes, HWV 40, Act 1: "Ombra mai fu": Largo
Yoshikazu Mela, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Shigeo Genda
3:04
22
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act 1: "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja" (Birdcatcher's Aria)
Peter Edelmann, SWR Symphony Orchestra and Klaus Arp
3:02
23
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act 1: "Una voce poco fa"
Miki Sahashi, Capella Istropolitana and Klaus-Peter Modest
6:48
24
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492, Act 4: "Giunse alfin il momento ... Deh vieni non tardar"
Miki Sahashi, Capella Istropolitana and Klaus-Peter Modest & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
4:36
25
Tristan and Isolde, WWV 90, Act 3: "Mild und Leise" (Isoldes Liebestod)
Edda Moser, RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
7:54
26
Turandot, Act 1: "Perchè tarda la luna"
RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
4:46
27
Carmen Suite No. 2: Seguedille
Gail Gilmore, Limburg Symphony Orchestra and Gerard Oskamp
2:22
28
Tosca, Act 1: "Recondita armonia"
José Perez, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and Hanspeter Gmür
2:31
29
Lohengrin, WWV 75: Prelude to Act 1
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra & Hans Swarowsky
9:11
30
The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture
RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
4:08
31
Die Fledermaus (The Bat): Overture
National Symphony Orchestra of the Polish Radio and Igor Gogol
8:21
32
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano"
Eberhard Wächter, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Herbert von Karajan
3:01
33
The Barber of Seville, Act 1: "La Calunnia e un Venticello"
Victor von Halem, Berliner Symphoniker and Isaiah Jackson
3:56
34
La Traviata: Overture
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Henry Adolph
3:48
35
Turandot: Ending Chorus
RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
2:48
36
Tosca, Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
José Perez, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and Hanspeter Gmür
3:08
37
The Bat (Die Fledermaus): "Mein Herr Marquis"
Alfredo Kraus, Philharmonia Orchestra and Konrad Leitner
3:51
38
Wilhelm Tell Ouverture
London Festival Orchestra & Alfred Scholz
12:53
39
Aida, Act 1: "Celeste Aida"
Jussi Björling, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and Jonel Perlea
3:48
40
The Barber of Seville: Overture
Münchener Sinfonieorchester and Alfred Scholz
7:40
41
Madame Butterfly, Act 2: "Con onor muore"
RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
5:23
42
Don Giovanni, KV 527: Fin ch'han del vino
Eberhard Wächter, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Herbert von Karajan
1:28
43
Fidelio: Act 2, No. 16: Finale
Aki Alamikkotervo, Heikki Kilpeläinen, Jorma Falck, Martti Talvela, Usko Viitanen, Tom Krause, Satu Vihavainen, Ritva Auvinen, Peter Lindroos, Jorma Silvasti, Jorma Hynninen and Bengt Rundgren
13:33
44
Porgy And Bess, Act 1: "My man's gone now"
Gail Gilmore, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Konrad Leitner
4:37
45
Aida: Overture
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Henry Adolph
4:40
46
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, Act 2: "Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix"
Rita Noel, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and Hans Swarowsky
6:38
47
Tannhäuser, WWV 70, Act 3: "Wie Todesahnung... O, du mein holder Abendstern"
Peter Mattei, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Lawrence Renes
5:13
48
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: "Una donna quindici anni"
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:50
49
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo (Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant): Overture
SWR Symphony Orchestra and Klaus Arp
8:22
50
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 2: "Don Giovanni, a cenar teco" (Live)
Eberhard Wächter, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Herbert von Karajan
6:46