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MUS 42261/52261 Opera Literature

Below are links to online recordings of music for this course. Recordings of these works are also available on reserve in the Performing Arts Library. If you would like to listen to these recordings outside of the KSU campus network you will need to establish a VPN connection.

 

Britten, Benjamin

Joan Cross (soprano)
Gladys Parr (soprano)
Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Otakar Kraus (baritone)
Roy Ashton (tenor)
Norman Lumsden (bass)
Dennis Dowling (baritone)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
Catherine Lawson (mezzo-soprano)
Anne Sharp (soprano)
Elizabeth Parry (soprano)
Alastair Thompson (tenor)

The English Opera Group Orchestra

Benjamin Britten (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 4473.

 
 

Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von

Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor)
Catherine Dubosc (soprano)
Suzie Le Blanc (soprano)

Opera Lafayette Chorus
Opera Lafayette Orchestra

Ryan Brown (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 5638.

 
 

Gounod, Charles

Roméo et Juliette

A recording of this work is not available online.

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 4264.

 
 

Handel, George Frideric

Josella Ligi
Martine Dupuy
Raquel Pierotti
Giuseppe De Matteis
Patrizia Orciani
Sara Mingardo
Susanna Anselmi
Pietro Spagnoli

Orchestra Pro Arte Bassano

Marcello Panni (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 2693.

 
 

Lully, Jean Baptiste

Stephanie Houtzeel (mezzo-soprano)
Robert Getchell (haute-contre)
Francois Loup (bass-baritone)
William Sharp (baritone)
Miriam Monoyios (soprano)
Miriam Dubrow (soprano)
Tony Boutte (haute-contre)
Darren Perry (baritone)
Adria McCulloch (soprano)
Tara McCredie (soprano)

Opera Lafayette Chorus
Opera Lafayette Orchestra

Ryan Brown (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 1231.

 
 

Massenet, Jules

Manon

A recording of this work is not available online.

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 3729.

 
 

Menotti, Gian Carlo

Patrice Michaels Bedi (soprano)
Joyce Castle (contralto)
Diane Ragains (soprano)
Peter Van de Graaff (baritone)
Barbara Landis (mezzo-soprano)
Joanna Lind (vocals)

Chicago Opera Theater Ensemble

Lawrence Rapchak (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 5481.

 
 

Monteverdi, Claudio

Alessandro Carmignani (tenor)
Rosita Frisani (soprano)
Carlo Lepore (bass)
Marinella Pennicchi (soprano)
Giovanni Pentasuglia (tenor)
Gastone Sarti (bass)
Patrizia Vaccari (soprano)

San Petronio Cappella Musicale Orchestra

Sergio Vartolo (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 3091.

 
 

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Judith Blegen (soprano)
Heather Harper (soprano)
Birgit Finnilä (mezzo-soprano)
Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano)
John Fryatt (tenor)
John Robertson (tenor)
Geraint Evans (baritone)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bass-baritone)
Malcolm Donnelly (bass)
William McCue (bass)

John Alldis Choir
English Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Barenboim (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 2694.

 
 

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Wilfried Gahmlich (tenor)
Hellen Kwon (soprano)
Lotte Leitner (soprano)
Herbert Lippert (tenor)
Elisabeth Norberg-Schulz (soprano)
Kurt Rydl (bass)
Georg Tichy (baritone)

Hungarian Festival Chorus
Budapest Failoni Chamber Orchestra

Michael Halasz (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 5033.

 
 

Puccini, Giacomo

Emil Gherman (Tenor)
Stefan Popescu (Tenor)
Mihaela Agachi (Mezzo-Soprano)
Eduard Tumageanian (Baritone)
Eugenia Moldoveanu (Soprano)
Mircea Moisa (Bass)
Ioan Soanea (Baritone)
Alexandru Kopeczi (Bass)
Corina Circa (Mezzo-Soprano)

Philharmonic Orchestra of Satu Mare
Chorus of Cluj-Napoca

Paul Popescu (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 3791.

 
 

Purcell, Henry

Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Judith Nelson (soprano)
Judith Rees (soprano)
David Thomas (bass)
Jantina Noorman (mezzo-soprano)

Taverner Choir
Taverner Players

Andrew Parrott (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 3766.

 
 

Verdi, Giuseppe

Maria Callas (soprano
Marie Collier (soprano
Lea Roberts (mezzo-soprano)
Cesare Valletti (tenor)
Mario Zanasi (baritone)
Dermot Troy (tenor)
Forbes Robinson (bass)
Ronald Lewis (baritone)
David Kelly (bass)

Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Covent Garden Orchestra

Nicola Rescigno (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 2220.

 
 

Wagner, Richard

Ingrid Haubold (soprano)
Jorg Hering (tenor)
Erich Knodt (bass)
Alfred Muff (baritone)
Marga Schiml (mezzo-soprano)
Peter Seiffert (tenor)

Budapest Radio Chorus
Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Pinchas Steinberg (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 3983.

 
 

Weber, Carl Maria von

Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Staatskapelle Dresden

Carlos Kleiber (Conductor)

A recording is available on Reserve at the Performing Arts Library Circulation Desk - CD 5475.

 
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