Tracklist

CD 1
CD 2
CD 3: Die Zauberflöte (Orquesta Filarmónica de Viena)
CD 4: Die Zauberflöte (Orquesta Filarmónica de Viena)
CD 5: Le Nozze di Figaro, Acts 1 and 2 (Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 6: Le Nozze di Figaro, Acts 3 and 4 (Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 7: Salome (Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 8: Salome (Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 9: Aida, Act 1 (Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 10: Aida, Act 2 (Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 11: Aida, Acts 3 and 4 (Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 12: Mass in B minor (Orchester und Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien)
CD 13: Mass in B minor (Orchester und Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien)
CD 14: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (Wiener Philharmoniker)
CD 15: Missa Solemnis in D major
CD 16: Missa Solemnis in D major, Mozart, Strauss
CD 17: Hänsel und Gretel (Choirs of Loughton High School for Girls and Bancroft's School, Philharmonia Orchestra)
CD 18: Hänsel und Gretel (Choirs of Loughton High School for Girls and Bancroft's School, Philharmonia Orchestra)
CD 19: Così fan tutte (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 20: Così fan tutte (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 21: Così fan tutte (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 22
CD 23: Die Fledermaus (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 24: Die Fledermaus (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 25: Ariadne auf Naxos: Prologue and Opera: Beginning (Philharmonia Orchestra)
CD 26: Ariadne auf Naxos: Opera: Conclusion (Philharmonia Orchestra)
CD 27: Der Rosenkavalier (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus, Choirs of Loughton High School for Girls and Bancroft's School)
CD 28: Der Rosenkavalier (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus, Choirs of Loughton High School for Girls and Bancroft's School)
CD 29: Der Rosenkavalier (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus, Choirs of Loughton High School for Girls and Bancroft's School)
CD 30: Falstaff (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 31: Falstaff (Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus)
CD 32: Fidelio (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 33: Fidelio (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 34: Missa Solemnis in D major
CD 35: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
CD 36: Pelléas et Mélisande (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 37: Pelléas et Mélisande (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 38: Pelléas et Mélisande (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 39: Die Jahreszeiten (Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Berlin Philharmoniker)
CD 40: Die Jahreszeiten (Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Berlin Philharmoniker)
CD 41: Don Carlo (1884 4 Act Version)
CD 42: Don Carlo (1884 4 Act Version)
CD 43: Don Carlo (1884 4 Act Version)
CD 44: Otello (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 45: Otello (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 46: Il Trovatore (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 47: Il Trovatore (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 48: Der Fliegende Holländer, Acts 1 and 2 (Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 49: Der Fliegende Holländer, Acts 2 and 3 (Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 50: Lohengrin, Acts 1 and 2 (Chor der Deutschen Oper, Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 51: Lohengrin, Act 2 (Chor der Deutschen Oper, Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 52: Lohengrin, Acts 2 and 3 (Chor der Deutschen Oper, Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 53: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 1 (Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra)
CD 54: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Acts 1 and 2 (Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra)
CD 55: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 3 (Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra)
CD 56: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 3 (Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra)
CD 57: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 1 (Chor der Staatskapelle Dresden, Chor der Leipziger Rundfunks)
CD 58: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Acts 1 and 2 (Chor der Staatskapelle Dresden, Chor der Leipziger Rundfunks)
CD 59: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 3 (Chor der Staatskapelle Dresden, Chor der Leipziger Rundfunks)
CD 60: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 3 (Chor der Staatskapelle Dresden, Chor der Leipziger Rundfunks)
CD 61: Tristan und Isolde, Act 1 (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 62: Tristan und Isolde, Acts 1 and 2 (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 63: Tristan und Isolde, Acts 2 and 3 (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 64: Tristan und Isolde, Act 3 (Berliner Philharmoniker)
CD 65: Die Walküre, Act 3 (Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele 1951)
CD 66: Lucia Di Lammermoor, Acts 1 and 2 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, RIAS Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin)
CD 67: Lucia Di Lammermoor, Acts 3 and 4 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, RIAS Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin)
CD 68: Madama Butterfly, Acts 1 and 2 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano)
CD 69: Madama Butterfly, Act 2 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano)
CD 70: Il Trovatore, Acts 1 and 2 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano)
CD 71: Il Trovatore, Acts 3 and 4 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: Or co' dadi, ma fra poco
Giuseppe Verdi 4:26
2 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: In braccio al mio rival!
Giuseppe Verdi 2:11
3 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: Giorni poveri vivea
Giuseppe Verdi 3:08
4 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: Deh! rallentate, o barbari
Giuseppe Verdi 2:07
5 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: Quale d'armi fragor
Giuseppe Verdi 2:01
6 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: Ah sì, ben mio, coll'essere io tuo
Giuseppe Verdi 2:53
7 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: L'onda de' suoni mistici pura discenda al cor!
Giuseppe Verdi 1:28
8 Il Trovatore, Act III Scene 1: Di quella pira, l'orrendo foco
Giuseppe Verdi 3:17
9 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Siam giunti; ecco la torre
Giuseppe Verdi 3:01
10 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: D'amor sull'ali rosee
Giuseppe Verdi 4:06
11 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Misere... Quel suon, quelle preci
Giuseppe Verdi 4:53
12 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Di te, di te scordarmi di te
Giuseppe Verdi 2:37
13 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Udiste?
Giuseppe Verdi 1:47
14 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Mira, d'acerbe lagrime
Giuseppe Verdi 2:19
15 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Conte!... Né basti!
Giuseppe Verdi 1:13
16 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 1: Colui vivrà... Vivrà! contende il giubilo
Giuseppe Verdi 2:22
17 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Madre, non dormi?
Giuseppe Verdi 5:31
18 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Sì, la stanchezza m'opprime
Giuseppe Verdi 1:20
19 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Ai nostri monti ritorneremo
Giuseppe Verdi 2:02
20 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Che! Non m'inganna
Giuseppe Verdi 1:08
21 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Parlar non vuoi?... Ha quest'infame l'amor venduto
Giuseppe Verdi 3:00
22 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Ti scosta!
Giuseppe Verdi 1:06
23 Il Trovatore, Act IV Scene 2: Prima che d'altri vivere
Giuseppe Verdi 3:29

Credits

CD 71: Il Trovatore, Acts 3 and 4 (Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano)

balance engineer:
Robert Beckett (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 1–8, 11, 13–16, 18–23)
baritone vocals:
Rolando Panerai (track 20)
baritone vocals [Conte]:
Rolando Panerai (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 2–4, 13–16, 23)
bass vocals [Ferrando]:
Nicola Zaccaria (bass) (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 1–4)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 1–4, 8, 11)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1–5, 7, 9–23)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1853) (tracks 6, 8)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 9–10, 12, 17)
Herbert von Karajan (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 1–8, 11, 13–16, 18–23)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (tracks 1–5, 9–11, 13–14, 17, 20, 23)
Andrea Maffei (19th century poet, translator and librettist) (track 1)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (1853) (tracks 6, 8)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Fedora Barbieri (track 20)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Azucena]:
Fedora Barbieri (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 2–4, 18–19, 21, 23)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 1–8, 11, 13–16, 18–23)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–8, 11, 13–16, 18–23)
soprano vocals [Leonora]:
Maria Callas (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 5, 7–8, 11, 13–16, 20–23)
tenor vocals [Manrico]:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 5–8, 11, 18–23)
tenor vocals [Ruiz]:
Renato Ercolani (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 7–8)
recorded at:
Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Milano, Italy (1956-08-03 – 1956-08-09) (tracks 1–8, 11, 13–16, 18–23)
is the basis for:
live recording of:
part of:
Il trovatore: Atto III (tracks 1–8)
Macbeth: Atto IV (track 1)
Il trovatore: Atto IV (tracks 9–23)
recording of:
referred to in medleys: