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Six French Art Songs (newly discovered recordings)* Mozart Recital* Joan Sutherland Sings Wagner* * no other CD release available Recitals included in part: Operatic Arias (3 of 5 arias) Art of the Prima Donna (4 of 16 arias) Command Performance (5 of 8 arias of LP 1) Age of Bel Canto (3 of 13 arias).
Essentially the music on these recordings therefore focusses on the coloratura style of singing with Bellini being a major choice. The mad scene from Thomas' Hamlet explores the same range as does music by Arne, Handel, Mozart, Gounod, Delibes, Meyerbeer and Verdi with Gilda's 'Gualtier Maide' bringing the two discs to an appropriate end.
Joan Sutherland sings arias from operas by Thomas Arne, Vincenzo Bellini, Leo Delibes, Charles Gounod, Georg Friedrich Händel, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioachino Rossini and Giuseppe Verdi. The album was conceived as a homage to the art of soprano singing and some of its outstanding representatives.
Joan Sutherland: The Art of the Prima Donna, Vol. 1. London OS Stereo. Made in England The mad scene from Thomas' Hamlet explores the same range as does music by Arne, Handel, Mozart, Gounod, Delibes, Meyerbeer and Verdi with Gilda's 'Gualtier Maide' bringing the two discs to an appropriate end. ce double album offre en effet un /5().
Both Mignon and Hamlet are represented in the CD catalog, and EMI has even released a version of Hamlet with both the original (i.e. happy) ending and the revised "unhappy" ending (written for the Covent Garden premiere). The Art of the Prima Donna / Sutherland [Vinyl] Label: Decca Catalog: Dame Joan Sutherland Conductor: Francesco.