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WORK

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LABEL

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Adams, John

I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky

John Adams, Cond./Audra McDonald, Michael McElroy, Wlly Yang, Angela Teek, Darius De Haas, Marin Mazzie, Richard Muenz/Ensemble: Seppo Kantonen, Marja Mutru, Markku Tabell, Janne Murto, Kari Tenkanen, Hannu Rantanen, Jari Nieminen, Jari-Pekka Karvonen

Nonesuch 79473-2

Adams, John

The Death of Klinghoffer

Kent Nagano, Cond./Orchestra of the Opera De Lyon

Elektra/Nonesuch 9 79281-2

Adams, John

Nixon in China

Edo de Waart, Cond./Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Elektra/Nonesuch 9 79177-2

Barber, Samuel

Vanessa

Dmitri Mitropoulos, Cond./Eleanor Steber, Vannesa; Rosalind Elias, Erika; REgina Resnik, The Old Baroness; Nicolai Gedda, Anatol; Giorgio Tozzi, The Old Doctor; George Cehanovsky, Nicholas; Robert Nagy, A Footman/Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus

BMG7899-2-RG

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Fidelio

Michael Halasx, Cond./Inga Nielsen, Gesta Winbergh, Kurt Moll, Alan Titus, Edith Lienbacher, Herwig Pecoraro, Wolfgang Glashof/Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Hungarian Radio Chorus

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Bernstein, Leonard

Candide

Leonard Bernstein, cond./Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Adolph Green, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Della Jones, Kurt Ollmann, Clive Bayley, Neil Jenkins, Lindsay Benson, Richard Suart, John Treleaven/London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

Deutsche Grammohphon 429 734-2

Bizet, Georges

Carmen (excerpts)

Lorin Maazel, Cond./Julia Migenes Johnson; Placido Domingo; Ruggero Raimondi; Faith Esham/Orchestre National De France/ Choers Et Maitrise De Radio France

Erato 88041

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Cond./Grace Bumbry, Jon Vickers, Mirella Freni, Kostas Paskalis/Orchestra of the Bheatre National de l’Opéra

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Bizet, Georges

Les Pecheurs De Perles

Pierre Dervaux, Cond./Janine Micheau; Nicolaï; Ernest Blanc/Choeurs et Orchestre du Thátre National de l’Opéra-Comique/

EMI CMS 7 69704-2

Glass, Philip

La Belle et la Bete

Michael Riesman, Cond./Janice Felty, Mezzo-Soprano; Gregory Purnhagen, Baritone; John Kuether, Baritone; Ana Maria Martinez, Soprano; Hallie Neill, Soprano; Zheng Zhou, Baritone/The Philip Glass Ensemble

Nonesuch 79347-2

Gounod, Charles

Romeo and Juliette

Michel Plasson, Cond./Alfredo Kraus, Catherine Malfitano, José Van Dam, Gino Quilico, Ann Murray, Gabriel Bacquier, Jocelyne Taillon, Charles Burles/Choeur Régional Midi-Pyrénées, Choeur et Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse

EMI1 732058

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

I Pagliacci

Lovro von Maracic, Cond./Franco Corelli, Lucine Amara, Tito Gobbi, Mario Spina, Mario Zanasi, Franco Piva, Angelo Mercuriali/Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala Milano

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Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

I Pagliacci

Alexander Rahbari, Cond./Miriam Gausi; Nicola Martinucci; Eduard Tumagian; Miroslav Dvorsky; Boje Skovhus; Ladislav Hallon; Marian Smolarik

Naxos 8.660021

Mascagni, Pietro

Cavalleria Rusticana

Gabriele Santini, Cond./Victoria De Los Angeles, Franco Corelli, Mario Sereni, Adriana Lazzarini, Corinna Vozza/Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

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Massenet, Jules

Manon

Peter Maag, Cond./Mirella Freni; Luciano Pavarotti; Rolando Panerai; Antonio Zerbini; Franco Ricciardi; Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano

Opera D’Oro OPD -1164

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Don Giovanni

Lorin Maazel, Cond./ Ruggero Raimondi; Kiri Te Kanawa; Malcolm King; John Macurdy; Edda Moser; Teresa Berganza/Theatre National de l’Opera Chorus & Orchestra

Sony 73DC 301-3

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

The Magic Flute

Sir Colin Davis, Cond./Kurt Moll; Peter Schreier; Margaret Price; Luciana Serra; Mikael Melbye; Maria Venuti; Theo Adam; Armin Ude; Marie McLaughlin; Ann Murray; Hanna Schwarz; Robert Tear/Rundfunkehor Leipzig/ Staatskapelle Dresden

Philips 442 5688-2

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

The Magic Flute

Wolfgang Sawallisch, Cond./Anneliese Rothenberger, Peter Schreier, Kurt Moll, Walter Berry, Edna Moller/Bavarian State Opera Munich

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Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

The Marriage of Figaro

Daniel Barenboim, Cond./Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Heather Harper, Judith Blegen, Geraint Evans, Teresa Berganza, Birgit Finnilä/English Chamber Orchestra

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Poulenc, Francis

La Voix Humaine

Georges Pretre, Cond./Julia Migenes, Soprano/Orchestre National De France

Musifrance 2292-45651-2

Puccini, Giamoco

La Bohéme (highlights)

Constantine Kitsopoulos, Cond,/Alfred Boe, Wei Huang, Jesüs Garcia, Lisa Hopkins, Ekaterina Solovyeva, David Miller, Daniel Okulitch, Daniel Webb, Chlöe Wright, William Youmans, Adam Grupper Eugene Brancoveanu

Dreamworks/Bazmark 0044 50408 2

Baz Luhrmann’s production; I’m on this one!

Puccini, Giacomo

La Boheme

Georg Solti/Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Judith Blegen, Ruggero Raimondi, Vicente Sardinero, Noel Mangin, Nico Castel, Allan Byers, William Mason, Franklyn Whitely/ London Philharmonic Orchestra/The John Alldis Choir/Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir

RCA RCD2-0371

Puccini, Giacomo

Madama Butterfly

Sir John Barbirolli, Cond./Renata Scotto, Anna Di Stasio, Silvana Padoan, Carlo Bergonzi, Rolando Panerai, Piero De Palma, Giuseppe Mortesi, Paolo Montarsolo, Mario Rinaudo/Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

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Puccini, Giacomo

Suor Angelica

Guiseppe Patané, Cond./Lucia Popp, Marjana Lipovsek, Marga Schimi, Diane Jennings, Birgit Calm, Maria Gabriella Ferroni/Chorus of the Bavarian Radio/Munich Choir Boys/Munich Radio Orchestra

Etcetera KTC 1050

Puccini, Giacomo

Il Tabarro

Siuseppe Patané, Cond./Ilona Tokody, Giorgio Lamberti, Siegmund Nimsgern/Chrous of the Bavarian Radio/Munich Radio Orchestra

Etcetera KTC 1050

Puccini, Giacomo

Tosca

James Levine, Cond./Renata Scotto, Placido Domingo, Renato Bruson

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Puccini, Giacomo

Turandot

Zubin Mehta, Cond./Joan Sutherland, Liciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Sir Peter Pears, Tom Krause, Pier Francesco Poli, Piero de Palma, Sabin Markov/John Alldis Choir/Wandsworth School Boy’s Choir/London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 414 274 2

Rossini, Gioacchino

The Barber of Seville (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)

Erich Leinsdorf, Cond./Robert Merrill, Roberta Peters, Cesare Valletti, Giorgio Tozzi, Fernando Corena, Margaret Roggero, Calvin Marsh, Carlo Tomanelli/Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus

RCA Victor 6505-2-RG

Rossini, Gioacchino

The Barber of Seville

James Levine, Cond./Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, sherrill Milnes, Renato Capecchi, Ruggero Raimondi, Fedora Barbieri, Joseph Galiano, Michael Rippon/London Symphony Orchestra

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Stravinsky, Igor

The Rake’s Progress

Robert Craft, Cond./Jayne West, Jon Garrison, Arthur Woodley, John Cheek, Shirley Love, Wendy White, Melvin Lowery, Jeffrey Johnson/The Gregg Smith Singers/The Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Musicmasters 01612-67131-2

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida

Zubin Mehta, Cond./Birgit Nilsson, Franco Corelli, Grace Bumbry, Mario Sereni/Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

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Verdi, Giuseppe

Falstaff

Riccardo Muti, Cond./Juan Pons, Roberto Frontali, Ramon Vargas, Ernesto Gavazzi, Paolo Barbacini, Luigi Roni, Daniela Dessi, Maureen O’Flynn, Bernadette Maca di Nissa, Delores Ziegler/Coro del Teatro alla Scala/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala

Sony S2K 58 961

Verdi, Giuseppe

La Traviata

Aldo Ceccato, Cond./Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Rolando Panerai, Delia Wallis, Mirella Fiorentini, Keith Erwen, Terence Sharpe, Richard Van Allan, Robert Lloyd, Mario Carlin, William Elvin/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/The John Alldis Choir

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Verdi, Giuseppe

Il Trovatore

Herbert von Karajan, Cond./Leontyne Price, Elena Obraztsova, Franco Bonisolli, Piero Cappuccilli, Ruggero Raimondi/Berlin Philharmonic

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Verdi, Giuseppe

Rigoletto

Julius Rudel, Cond./Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Alfredo Kraus,Samuel Ramey, Mignon Dunn

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Verdi, Giuseppe

Un ballo in maschera

Claudio Abbado, Cond./Luciano Pavarotti, Piero Cappuccilli, Mara Zampieri, Yelena Obraztsowa, Daniela Mazzucato, Luigi Decorato, Luigi Roni, Giovanni Foiani, Angelo Mercuriali, Regalo Romani/Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro alla Scalla

Bella Voce BLV 107.236

Wagner, Richard

The Flying Dutchman

Pinchus Steinberg, Cond./Alfred Muff, Ingrid Hauboldt, Erich Knodt, Peter Seiffert, Jörg Hering, Marga Schiml/Orf Symphony Orchestra

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