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Jame's Levine's 25th Anniversary (1996)
(Music CD)


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Published: Hamburg : New York, N.Y. : Deutsche Grammophon ; Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Classics & Jazz, p1996
Description:  1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  French

Program notes by Cori Ellison laid in container

Compact disc

Performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; James Levine, conductor; featuring Roberto Alagna, Grace Bumbry, Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Jerry Hadley, Håkan Hagegård, Hei-Kyung Hong, Alfredo Kraus, Karita Mattila, Heidi Grant Murphy, Birgit Nilsson, Anne Sofie von Otter, Samuel Ramey, Julien Robbins, Ruth Ann Swenson, Frederica von Stade, Kiri Te Kanawa, Bryn Terfel, Deborah Voight, Dolora Zajick

Selections of the gala recorded: New York, Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House, Apr. 27, 1996

Opera excerpts sung in French, German, or Italian

Les pêcheurs de perles. Au fond du temple saint / Bizet (6:12) -- Louise. Depuis le jour / Charpentier (5:56) -- Faust. Duet from Act I / Gounod (10:01) -- Giuditta. Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss / Lehár (4:58) -- Don Carlo. O don fatale! / Verdi (5:00) -- Don Giovanni. Sextet from Act II / Mozart (8:28) -- Roméo et Juliette. Juliet's waltz ("Je veux vivre) / Gounod (4:11) -- Die Fledermaus. Watch duet ("Dieser Anstand, so manierlich") / Johann Strauss (4:41) -- Werther. Pourquoi me réveiller / Massenet (2:49) -- Samson et Dalila. Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix / Saint-Saëns (5:57) -- Tannhäuser. Dich, teure Halle / Wagner (3:22) -- La périchole. Ah, quel dîner / Offenbach (2:11) -- Der Rosenkavalier. Trio from Act III / Richard Strauss (6:01) -- A tribute to James Levine (by Birgit Nilsson) (2:42) Related Searches:
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Classical music CD

Additional Credits:
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).

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