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Choruses I

11/12/11 12:00PM

In the first of two programs on operatic choruses, we simply listen to an hours' worth of mostly famous ones.

Listen Saturday at 12:00pm.

Playlist

12:00pm

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
 
 

12:02pm

Il trovatore: Anvil Chorus
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Coro e Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
CD/Album: Giuseppe Verdi - Il trovatore
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423858
Release Year: 1984
 
 

12:06pm

Die Frau ohne Schatten: "Vater, dir drohet nichts"
Composer: Richard Strauss
Ensemble: Chor und Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper
Conductor: Karl Böhm
CD/Album: Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 445325
Release Year: 1985
 
 

12:08pm

Carmen: "Avec la garde montante"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: Chœurs d’enfants; Orchestre du Théâtre National de l’Opéra de Paris
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
CD/Album: Bizet - Carmen
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47313
Release Year: 1964
 
 

12:13pm

Maritana: Finale
Composer: William Vincent Wallace
Ensemble: RTE Philharmonic Choir; RTE Concert Orchestra
Conductor: Proinnsías Ó Duinn
CD/Album: Wallace: Maritana
Record co./Cat #: Marco Polo 8.223406
Release Year: 1996
 
 

12:21pm

Der Freischütz: "Wir winden dir den Jungfernkranz"
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Ensemble: Rundfunkchor Leipzig; Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
CD/Album: Carl Maria von Weber - Der Freischütz
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 415432
Release Year: 1973
 
 

12:24pm

Der Freischütz: "Was gleicht wohl auf Erden"
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Ensemble: Rundfunkchor Leipzig; Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
CD/Album: Carl Maria von Weber - Der Freischütz
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 415432
Release Year: 1973
 
 

12:27pm

Tannhäuser: Pilgrims' Chorus
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Robert Shaw
CD/Album: Grand & Glorious - Great Operatic Choruses
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80333
Release Year: 1994
 
 

12:33pm

Götterdämmerung: Act II (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Soloists: John Tomlinson, bass
CD/Album: Wagner - Götterdämmerung
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54485
Release Year: 1992
 
 

12:43pm

La damnation de Faust: Finale
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Ambrosian Singers; London Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
CD/Album: Berlioz - La damnation de Faust
Record co./Cat #: Philips 416395
Release Year: 1973
 
 

12:54pm

Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
CD/Album: Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Record co./Cat #: Sony 35181
Release Year: 1978
 
 
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