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The History of Opera (100 Famous Songs)

100 songs (9 hours and 47 minutes) Released on April 14, 2015
1
The Fairy Queen: Overture
Budapest Strings & Budapest Wind Ensemble
2:45
2
Rinaldo, Act II: Rinaldo's Aria - "Lascia ch'io pianga"
Vienna Symphony Orchestra & Werner Hollweg
3:43
3
King Arthur, or the British Worthy, Z. 628, Act II: "How Blest are the Shepherds, How Happy Their Lasses"
Budapest Strings & Budapest Wind Ensemble
1:55
4
L'Incoronazione di poppea, Act II: Gran scena di seneca - "Solitudine amata"
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra, Boris Christoff, Nicola Stanchev & Bulgarian National Choir
14:01
5
Dardanus, Suite for Orchestra: Tambourin I et II
Collegium Aureum
2:21
6
Xerse, Act I: Xerse's Aria - "Ombra mai fu"
Werner Hollweg & Vienna Symphony Orchestra
4:23
7
Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
7:21
8
The Pilgrims of Mekka, Act I: Prince Kalender's Aria - "Les hommes pieusement"
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra & Roberto Servile
1:53
9
Idomeneo, K. 366, Act III: Elettra's Aria - "D'oreste, d'ajace"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Sylvia Sass
4:58
10
The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384, Act III: The Janissaries' Chorus - "Singt dem großen Bassa Lieder"
Rias Chamber Choir & Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
1:39
11
The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384, Act II: Belmonte's Aria - "Wenn der Freude Tränen fließen"
Jerrold van der Schaaf & Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
5:11
12
The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra
4:13
13
The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492, Act III: Countessa's Aria - "Dove sono"
NHK Chamber Soloists & Sona Ghazarian
6:45
14
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act I: Love Duet - "La ci darem la mano"
Sona Ghazarian, Renato Bruson & NHK Chamber Soloists
3:23
15
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act I: Finale - "Riposate, vezzose ragazze"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Roberto Servile, James Edwin Stith, Plamen Hidjov, Elizabeth Carther & Petra Maria Schnitzer
9:33
16
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Duet - "Ah guarda sorella"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Elizabeth Carther & Irena Petkova
4:42
17
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Fiordiligi's Aria - "Come scoglio"
Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
4:07
18
The Magic Flute, K. 620: Overture
London Symphony Orchestra
7:18
19
The Magic Flute, K. 620, Act II: Chorus of the Priests - "O Isis und Osiris"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
3:05
20
Medea, Act I: Duetto Medea and Giasone - "Son vane qui minacce"
Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Sylvia Sass & Veriano Luchetti
5:53
21
Fidelio, Op. 72, Act I: Prisoner's Chorus - "O welche Lust"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
3:42
22
Fidelio, Op. 72, Act I: Pizarro's Aria - "Ha, welch ein Augenblick"
Boris Christoff, Bulgarian National Choir & Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
3:16
23
The Barber of Seville: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
7:41
24
The Barber of Seville, Act I: Rosina's Aria - "Una voce poco fa"
Miki Sahasi & Capella Istropolitana
6:41
25
La cenerentola, Act I: Magnifico's Aria - "Miei rampolli femminini"
Savaria Symphony Orchestra & Jozsef Gregor
5:42
26
La cenerentola, Act II: Angelina's Aria - "Nacqui all'affanno ... Non piu mesta"
Plovdiv Festival Orchestra & Alexandrina Milcheva
6:15
27
Mosè in Egitto, Act IV: Preghiera - "Dal tuo stellato soglio"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Magda Kalmar, Eszter Póka, András Molnar, Jozsef Gregor & Hungarian State Opera Chorus
4:53
28
Der Freischütz, Act III: Bridal Chorus - "Wir winden dir den Jungfernkranz"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
3:09
29
Der Freischütz, Act III: Huntsmen's Chorus - "Was gleicht wohl auf Erden"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
2:44
30
Semiramide: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
13:02
31
William Tell, Act III: Chorus - "Gloria al poter supremo!"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
6:47
32
William Tell, Act IV: Arnold's Aria and Chorus, Finale - "O muto asil"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Janos B. Nagy & Hungarian State Opera Chorus
10:48
33
I Capuleti e I Montecchi: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
5:11
34
Norma, Act I: Norma's Aria - "Casta diva"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Zvetelina Vasileva & Bulgarian National Choir
7:00
35
Norma, Act II: "Squilla il bronzo del dio"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
2:51
36
L'Elisir d'Amore, Act II: Nemorino's Aria - "Una furtiva lagrima"
Denes Gulyas & Hungarian Opera Orchestra
4:52
37
L'Elisir d'Amore, Act I: Dulcamara's Aria - "Udite, o rustici"
József Gregor, Hungarian Opera Chorus & Hungarian Opera Orchestra
6:36
38
A Night in Granada, Act II: Chorus - "Schon die Abendglocken klangen"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
3:05
39
I Puritani, Act I: Arturo's Aria - "A te o cara"
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra & Giuseppe Sabbatini
3:44
40
I Puritani, Act II: Chorus - "Ah dolor! Ah terror"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
5:43
41
Lucia di lammermoor, Act II: Choir of the Guests - "Per te d'immenso giubilo"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
3:55
42
Lucia di lammermoor, Act III: Lucia's Mad Scene - "Se dolce suoni"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Sylvia Sass
14:32
43
A Life for the Tsar, Act II: Polonaise and Chorus - "Lej vina! Pej do dna!"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra & Sofia National Opera Chorus
4:26
44
A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Susanin's Scene and Aria - "Shujut pravdu"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra, Nicola Ghiuselev & Sofia National Opera Chorus
5:19
45
Tsar and Carpenter: Dance of the Clogs
Bratislava Philharmonic Orchestra
3:34
46
Nabucco, Act III: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - "Va pensiero"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
5:15
47
Nabucco, Act II: Abigail's Aria - "Ben io t'invenni ... Anch'io dischiuso"
Bulgarian National Choir & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
10:06
48
Don Pasquale, Act II: Duet - "Cheti, cheti immantinente"
Savaria Symphony Orchestra, József Gregor & Istvan Gáti
6:33
49
Don Pasquale, Act II: Norina's Aria - "Quel guardo il cavaliere"
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra & Magda Kalmar
6:16
50
The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Budapest Symphony Orchestra
9:49
51
The Flying Dutchman, Act II: Sentas' Ballade - "Jo-ho-hoe"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Sylvia Sass & Hungarian State Opera Chorus
7:33
52
I Lombardi, Act III: Chorus - "Jerusalem!… Jerusalem!"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
5:06
53
Ernani, Act I: Elvira's Aria - "Surta è la notte"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
8:16
54
Tannhäuser, WWV 70, Act II: Entrance of the Guests - "Freudig Begrüßen wir die Edle halle"
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra & Bavarian State Opera Chorus
5:58
55
Tannhäuser, WWV 70, Act III: Wolfram's Song - "Wie Todesahnung"
Orchester der Philharmonie Bratislava & Hermann Prey
4:59
56
Attila: Prologue, Duet Attila and Ezio - "Tardo per gli anni"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicola Ghiuselev & Lyubomir Videnov
5:42
57
Macbeth, Act II: Aria of Lady Macbeth - "La luce langue"
Budapest Symphony Orchestra & Sylvia Sass
3:42
58
Macbeth, Act IV: Chorus of the Scottish Refugees - "Patria oppressa!"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
6:22
59
Le prophète: Marche du couronnement
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
3:49
60
The Merry Widows of Windsor, Act III: Moon Chorus - "O süßer Mond"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
3:32
61
Lohengring, WWV 75, Act III: Prelude and Bride Chorus - "Treulich Geführt"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
9:19
62
Rigoletto, Act III: Duca's Aria - "La donna e mobile"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Denes Gyulas
2:10
63
Rigoletto, Act I: Gilda's Aria - "Caro nome"
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra & Daniela Lojarro
7:15
64
Il Trovatore, Act II: Gypsy Chorus - "Vedi! Le fosche notturne"
Bulgarian National Opera Chorus & Bulgarian National Opera Orchestra
3:07
65
Il Trovatore, Act III: Manrico's Stretta - "Di quella pira"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Jozsef Simandy & Hungarian State Opera Chorus
2:21
66
La Traviata, Act I: Preludio
Sofia Symphony Orchestra
3:40
67
La Traviata, Act I: Violetta's Aria - "E strano! E strano!"
Anna Tomowa-Sintow & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
7:26
68
The Sicilian Vespers: Overture
Sofia Symphony Orchestra
8:37
69
Un ballo in maschera, Act I: Ulrica's Invocation - "Zitti, l'incanto non dessi turbare"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Irina Tschistiakova & Bulgarian National Choir
5:37
70
Faust, Act II: Méphistophéles Rondo - "Le veau d'or"
Bulgarian Radio Orchestra, Nicolai Ghiaurov & Bulgarian Radio Chorus
2:04
71
Faust, Act III: Margarethe's Song and Aria - "Je voudrais bien savoir"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra & Alexandrina Pendatchanska
11:07
72
La forza del destino, Act II: Scene at the Monastery - "Il santo nome di dio"
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, Julia Varady, Manfred Schenk & Bavarian State Opera Chorus
10:46
73
Les pecheurs de perles, Act I: Duet Nadir and Zurga - "Au fond du temple saint"
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Lazaretti & Roberto Servile
4:52
74
Tristan and Isolde, WWV 90: Isolde's Liebestod Finale - Mild und leise
Sylvia Sass & Budapest Philhharmonic Orchestra
6:00
75
The Bartered Bride: Overture
Budapest Symphony Orchestra
6:32
76
Don Carlos, Act II: Duet Rodrigo and Carlo "È lui! Desso! l'infante"
Albert Miklos, Sandor Sólyóm-Nagy, Hungarian Radio Chorus & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
7:53
77
The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, WWV 96, Act III: Chorus - "Wach auf es nahet gen den Tag"
Sandor Sólyóm Nagy, Hungarian State Opera Chorus & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
5:37
78
The Rheingold, WWV 86A: Entry of the Gods at Walhall
Sofia Symphony Orchestra
7:28
79
The Valkyrie, WWV 86B, Act I: Siegmund's Love Song - "Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond"
Reiner Goldberg & Berlin Statskapelle
2:59
80
The Valkyrie, WWV 86B, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
Budapest Symphony Orchestra
5:18
81
Aida, Act II: Radames' Romance - "Celeste Aida"
Jozsef Simandy & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
5:07
82
Aida, Act I: Chorus of the Priests - "Possente fthá"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
3:22
83
Boris Godunov: Prologue, Coronation Scene
Warsaw National Opera Chorus & Warsaw National Opera Orchestra
5:05
84
Carmen, Act I: Habanera - "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra, Alexandrina Milcheva & Sofia National Opera Chorus
4:05
85
La Gioconda, Act II: Enzo's Aria - "Cielo e mar"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Janos B. Nagy
4:23
86
Siegfried, WWV 86C, Act I: Siegfried's Scene with Mime - "Hoho! Hoho! Hohei!"
Staatskapelle Berlin, Reiner Goldberg & Günter Kurth
6:14
87
Twilight of the Gods, WWV 86D: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
Sofia Radio Symphony Orchestra
6:52
88
Samson and Dalila, Act II: Dalila's Love Aria - "Mon coeur s'ouvre"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra & Alexandrina Milcheva
5:45
89
Eugen Onegin, Act II: Entr'acte and Waltz
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
8:43
90
Parsifal, Act I: Scene with the Grail - "Nehmet hin meinen Leib"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
14:55
91
Manon, Act II: Manon's Aria - "Adieu, notre petite table"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra & Raina Kabaivanska
4:01
92
Khovanshchina, Act IV: Dance of the Persian Slaves
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
7:03
93
Otello, Act IV: Desdemona's Prayer - "Mia madre aveva una povera ancella - Ave Maria"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
13:13
94
Cavalleria Rusticana: No. 5 Easter Chorus - "Regina coeli"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
7:59
95
The Queen of Spades, Op. 68, Act I: Paulinas' Romance
Julia Hamari & Budapest Radio Symphony Orchestra
3:24
96
I Pagliacci, Act I: Bell Chorus - "I zampognari"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
4:43
97
La Bohème, Act I: Mimi's Aria - "Si, mi chiamano Mimi"
Ilona Tokody & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
4:34
98
Tosca, Act I: Cavaradossi's Scene and Aria - "Recondita armonia"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Janos B. Nagy
5:14
99
Madama Butterfly: Finale, Butterfly's Death - "Con onor muore"
Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Giacomo Aragall & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
4:54
100
Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
10:18