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Jules Massenet

05/12/12 12:00PM

We sample well-known and little-known music by Jules Massenet (born on May 12, 1842) performed by well-known and little-known artists.

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
 
 

12:00pm

Thaïs: Méditation
Composer: Jules Massenet
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: James Levine
Soloists: Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
CD/Album: Romance - Anne-Sophie Mutter
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 447070
Release Year: 1978
 
 

12:09pm

Le roi de Lahore: "Aux troupes du sultan"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Soloists: Jean Borthayre, baritone
CD/Album: Jean Borthayre
Record co./Cat #: Opéra
 
 

12:13pm

Hérodiade: "Vision fugitive"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Soloists: John Charles Thomas, baritone
CD/Album: John Charles Thomas - An Affectionate Recollection
Record co./Cat #: RCA LPV-515 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1965
 
 

12:18pm

Manon: "Restons ici; Je suis encore"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Soloists: Irina Maslennikova, soprano
CD/Album: Irina Maslennikova - Vol. 1
Record co./Cat #: Private recording
 
 

12:22pm

Le Cid: "Ô souverain! Ô juge! Ô père!"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Conductor: Ferand Heurteur
Soloists: Georges Thill, tenor
CD/Album: Georges Thill - L'Opéra français
Record co./Cat #: EMI 2901933 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1943
 
 

12:26pm

Werther: "Pourquoi me reveiller"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Conductor: Kiril Kondrashin
Soloists: Konstantin Ognevoi, tenor
CD/Album: Konstantin Ognevoi
Record co./Cat #: Melodiya 16015-6 [vinyl]
 
 

12:29pm

Sapho: "Ah! qu'il est loin mon pays"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Conductor: Eugène Bigot
Soloists: Georges Thill, tenor
CD/Album: Georges Thill - L'Opéra français
Record co./Cat #: EMI 2901933 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1943
 
 

12:35pm

Grisélidis: "Je suis l'oiseau"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Soloists: Louis Cazette, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Rubini 556/7 [vinyl]
 
 

12:38pm

Le jongleur de Notre-Dame: "Liberté"
Composer: Jules Massenet
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
Soloists: Léopold Simoneau, tenor
CD/Album: Léopold Simoneau & Pierrette Alarie
Record co./Cat #: MDV Classics 004
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:43pm

Don Quichotte: Death of Don Quichotte
Composer: Jules Massenet
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Soloists: Feodor Chaliapin, bass ; Olive Kline, soprano
CD/Album: Feodor Chaliapin
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7823
Release Year: 1991
 
 

12:52pm

Elegy
Composer: Jules Massenet
Soloists: Mark Reizen, bass ; Victor Marakov, piano ; Vladimir Matkovsky, cello
CD/Album: Mark Reizen Lieder
Record co./Cat #: Aquarius 306
 
 
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