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Choruses II

11/19/11 12:00PM

We explore the use of choruses in opera from the 17th through the 20th century.

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
 
 

12:01pm

Euridice: Final chorus
Composer: Jacopo Peri
Ensemble: Coro Polifonico di Milano
Conductor: Angelo Ephrikian
CD/Album: Jacopo Peri: Euridice
Record co./Cat #: Amadeo 5002/3 [vinyl]
 
 

12:03pm

L'Orfeo: "Vanne Orfeo"
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists; His Majesties Sagbutts & Cornetts
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
CD/Album: Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo
Record co./Cat #: Archiv 419250
Release Year: 1987
 
 

12:05pm

Dido and Aeneas: "Come away, fellow sailors"
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: European Voices; Le Concert d'Astrée
Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
CD/Album: Purcell - Dido and Aeneas
Record co./Cat #: Veritas 45605
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:07pm

Dido and Aeneas: "With drooping wings"
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: European Voices; Le Concert d'Astrée
Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
CD/Album: Purcell - Dido and Aeneas
Record co./Cat #: Veritas 45605
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:10pm

Rinaldo: "Vinto è sol dalla virtù"
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Le Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Conductor: Jean-Claude Malgoire
CD/Album: Haendel: Rinaldo
Record co./Cat #: CBS 79308 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1977
 
 

12:12pm

The Beggar's Opera: "Let us take the road"
Composer: John Gay
Ensemble: Pro Arte Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
CD/Album: The Beggar's Opera
Record co./Cat #: Seraphim 6023 [vinyl]
 
 

12:15pm

Orfeo ed Euridice: "Vieni a' regni del riposo"
Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck
Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
CD/Album: Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice
Record co./Cat #: Philips 434093
Release Year: 1993
 
 

12:17pm

La clemenza di Tito: "Tu, è ver, m'assolvi, Augusto"
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Soloists: Stuart Burrows, tenor ; Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano ; Lucia Popp, soprano ; Yvonne Minton, contralto ; Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano ; Robert Lloyd, bass
CD/Album: Mozart - La clemenza di Tito
Record co./Cat #: Philips 422544
Release Year: 1977
 
 

12:22pm

Fidelio: "Wer ein holdes Weib errungen"
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Arnold-Schoenberg-Chor; Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Beethoven - Fidelio
Record co./Cat #: EMI 57555
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:26pm

Aïda: "Gloria all'Egitto"
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: John Aldis Choir; London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
CD/Album: Verdi - Aida
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6198
Release Year: 1971
 
 

12:33pm

Parsifal: "Geleiten wir im bergenden Schrein den Gral zum heiligen Amte"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
CD/Album: Wagner - Parsifal
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 413347
Release Year: 1981
 
 

12:38pm

Peter Grimes: "To those who pass the Borough"
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
CD/Album: Britten - Peter Grimes
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54832
Release Year: 1993
 
 

12:44pm

Porgy and Bess: Introduction and Jasbo Brown Blues
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John DeMain
CD/Album: Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 

12:49pm

Porgy and Bess: "My Man's Gone Now"
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John DeMain
Soloists: Wilma Shakesnider, soprano
CD/Album: Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 

12:53pm

Porgy and Bess: "I Ain't Got No Shame"
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John DeMain
CD/Album: Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 

12:56pm

Porgy and Bess: "Oh, Lawd, I'm on My Way"
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John DeMain
Soloists: Donnie Ray Albert, baritone
CD/Album: Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 
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