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Verdi & Wagner II

07/23/11 12:00PM

We continue our exploration of Verdi and Wagner, both born in 1813 - and we present this month's Mystery Voice Quiz.



Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000


Le nozze di Figaro: "Non so più"
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: A. Albergoni
Soloists: Conchita Supervia, soprano
CD/Album: More Legendary Voices
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7864
Release Year: 1994


Carmen: "Les tringles des sistres"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Conductor: Gustav Cloez
Soloists: Conchita Supervia, soprano
CD/Album: Covent Garden 1904-1939
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7819
Release Year: 1991


Lohengrin: Act I: Prelude
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
CD/Album: Wagner - Lohengrin
Record co./Cat #: Decca 470795
Release Year: 1987


Don Carlos: Act III: Prelude
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
CD/Album: Verdi: Don Carlos
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47701
Release Year: 1971


Don Carlos: Act III: Scene 2
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Rome Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Gabriele Santini
Soloists: Boris Christoff, bass ; Mario Filippeschi, tenor ; Tito Gobbi, baritone
CD/Album: Verdi - Don Carlo
Record co./Cat #: EMI 64642
Release Year: 1955


Die Meistersinger: Conclusion
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Soloists: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ; Otto Edelmann, bass ; Friedrich Dalberg, bass ; Hans Hopf, tanor
CD/Album: Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Karajan
Record co./Cat #: EMI 63500
Release Year: 1952
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