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  • Swoon: The Opera Collection (2CD)
  • Swoon: The Opera Collection (2CD)
  • Swoon: The Opera Collection (2CD)
  • Swoon: The Opera Collection (2CD)

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Swoon: The Opera Collection (2CD)

A 2-CD deluxe collection celebrating the exquisite beauty of the voice. Operatic gems from across 400 years, sung by a roster of the world’s very finest singers, including Nicole Car, Magdalena Kožená, Joan Sutherland, Andreas Scholl, Philippe Jaroussky, Luciano Pavarotti, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Renée Fleming, Roberto Alagna and Jonas Kaufmann.

 

TRACK LIST 

CD 1
1. HANDEL Ombra mai fù from Xerxes
2. WAGNER Walther's Prize Song from The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
3. SMETANA Vendulka's Lullaby from The Kiss
4. CHARPENTIER Depuis le jour from Louise
5. CILEA È la solita storia from L'Arlesiana
6. PUCCINI O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
7. GOUNOD Ah! lève-toi soleil! from Roméo et Juliette
8. GLUCK O del mio dolce ardor from Paride ed Elena
9. PURCELL When I Am Laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas
10. PURCELL Hush, No More from The Fairy Queen
11. VERDI Va', pensiero from Nabucco
12. BONONCINI Per la gloria d'adorarvi from Griselda
13. BELLINI Quì la voce from I puritani
14. OFFENBACH Scintille, diamant from The Tales of Hoffmann
15. PUCCINI O soave fanciulla from La bohème
16. STRAUSS Act III Trio from Der Rosenkavalier

 

DISC 2
1. DONIZETTI Una furtiva lagrima from The Elixir of Love
2. MOZART Soave sia il vento from Così fan tutte
3. DONIZETTI Tornami a dir from Don Pasquale
4. DELIBES Flower Duet from Lakmé
5. MOZART Ruhe sanft from Zaide
6. VIVALDI Mentre dormi from L'Olimpiade
7. MONTEVERDI Pur ti miro from The Coronation of Poppea
8. WAGNER Prelude from Tristan and Isolde
9. VERDI La Vergine degli angeli from The Force of Destiny
10. KORNGOLD Marietta's Song from Die tote Stadt
11. PREVIN I Can Smell the Sea Air from A Streetcar Named Desire
12. CILEA Intermezzo from Adriana Lecouvreur
13. GOUNOD Nuit resplendissante from Cinq-Mars
14. STRAUSS Morgen!
15. BIZET In the Depths of the Holy Temple from The Pearl Fishers