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The Opera Quarterly 20.3 (2004) 513-516

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Recordings Received

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Samuel Barber: Vanessa. Ellen Chickering, Andrea Matthews, Marion Dry, Ray Bauwens, Richard Conrad, Philip Lima, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Ukrainian National Capella "Dumka," conducted by Gil Rose. Naxos 8.669140-41

Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio. Anny Báthy, Endre Rösler, Mihály Székely, Mária Mátyás, Gyula Angyl Nagy, Oszkár Maleczky, István Koszò, Orchestra and Chorus of the Hungarian State Opera, conducted by Otto Klemperer. (Live 1948.) Urania (distributed by Qualiton Imports) URN 22.246

Vincenzo Bellini: Norma. Leyla Gencer, Giulietta Simionato, Bruno Prevedi, Nicola Zaccaria, Piero De Palma, Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, conducted by Gianandrea Gavazzeni. (Live 1965.) Myto Records (distributed by Qualiton Imports) 3 MCD 034.286

Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani. Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Rolando Panerai, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Angelo Mercuriali, Carlo Forti, Aurora Catellani, Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, conducted by Tullio Serafin. EMI Classics 5 85647 2

Jiří Antonín Benda: Der Dorfjahrmarkt. Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, Renate Krahmer, Renate Hoff, Jan Hlavsa, Günther Leib, Prague Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Hans von Benda. Supraphon (distributed by Qualiton Imports) SU 3737-2611

Hector Berlioz: Huit Scènes de "Faust," Op. 1. Susan Graham, Susanne Mentzer, John Mark Ainsley, François Le Roux, Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Charles Dutoit. Decca (distributed by Universal Classics) 475 097-2

Hector Berlioz: La révolution grecque (and other choral works). Rolando Villazón, Laurent Naouri, Nicolas Rivenq, Choeur "Les Eléments," Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, conducted by Michel Plasson. EMI Classics 5 57499 2

Georges Bizet: Don Procopio. Witold Zoladkiewicz, Gabriela Kaminska, Iwona Kowalkowska, Olivier Heyte, Pierre-Yves Pruvot, Wojciech Parchelm, Bogdan Sliwa, Orchestra and Chorus of Warsaw Chamber Opera, conducted by Didier Talpain. (Live 1998.) Dynamic (distributed by Qualiton Imports) CDS 415

Enrico Caruso: The Complete Recordings, Vol. 11. Naxos Historical 8.110752

Francesco Cavalli: Statira, principessa di Persia. Roberta Invernizzi, Dionisia Di Vico, Maria Ercolano, Giuseppe De Vittorio, Giuseppe Naviglio, Maria Grazia Schiavo, Daniela Del Monaco, Rosario Totaro, Roberta Andalò, Stefano Di Fraia, Valentina Varriale, Cappella de' Turchini, conducted by Antonio Florio. Naïve Tesori di Napoli, Vol. 15 (distributed by Naxos of America) OP 30382

Jean Cras: Polyphème. Armand Arapian, Sophie Marin-Degor, Yann Beuron, Valérie Debize, Rémi Corbier, Laure Baert, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Choeur Régional Vittoria d'Île-de-France, conducted by Bramwell Tovey. Timpani (distributed by Qualiton Imports) 3C3078

Natalie Dessay: Airs d'Opéras Français. With Choeur "Les Eléments," Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, conducted by Michel Plasson. Virgin Classics (distributed by EMI) 5 45610 2

Diva. Aria compilation. Angela Gheorghiu, various orchestras and conductors. EMI Classics 5 57706 2

Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia von Lammermoor. Maria Stader, Ernst Häfliger, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Karl Hoppe, Werner Faulhaber, Sieglinde Wagner, Heinz Maria Lenz, Orchestra and Chorus of RIAS, conducted by Ferenc Fricsay. (Live 1953.) Myto Historical (distributed by Qualiton Imports) 033.H078 [End Page 513]

Paul Dukas: Ariane et Barbe-bleue. Berthe Monmart, Xavier Depraz, Marie-Luce Bellary, Janine Capderou, Denise Boursin, Nadine Sautereau, Claudine Collard, "Chorus and Orchestra," conducted by Tony Aubin. (1968.) Gala (distributed by Qualiton Imports) GL 100.721

Baldassare Galuppi: L'amante di tutte. Linda Campanella, Paola Antonucci, Paola Quagliata, Filippo Pina Castiglioni, Roberto Tura, Corrado Margutti, Matteo Peirone, Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana di Piacenza, conducted by Marco Fracassi. Bongiovanni (distributed by Qualiton Imports) GB 2318-2

Beniamino Gigli: The Naples, Rome, and Milan Concerts. Istituto Discografico Italiano (distributed by Qualiton Imports) IDIS 6403

Beniamino Gigli: Le Registrazioni alla BBC, Le Tournée in Sud America, Le Incisioni Vitaphone. (Previously unpublished.) Urania (distributed by Qualiton Imports) URN 22.250

Joseph Haydn: Die Schöpfung. Dorothea Röschmann, Michael Schade, Christian Gerhaher, Concentus Musicus Wien, Arnold Schönberg Choir, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (distributed by BMG Classics) 58340 2

Marilyn Horne, Just for the Record: The Golden Voice. Birthday compilation. Decca (distributed by Universal Classics...


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