Various Artists: Classical Legends: In Their Own Words / Various

SKU: 15049032
Various Artists: Classical Legends: In Their Own Words / Various

Various Artists: Classical Legends: In Their Own Words / Various

SKU: 15049032

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Title: Classical Legends: In Their Own Words / Various
Label: Warner Classics

A special 4 CD set of artist interviews and musical clips revealing unique insights into music and art in the words of thirteen of the most highly lauded performers of the last several decades whose artistry has been preserved by EMI Classics in it's home for classical music's greatest heritage. The 13 legendary artists in Classical Legends in Their Own Words are Roberto Alagna, Grace Bumbry, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Mirella Freni, Nicolai Gedda, Angela Gheorghiu, Evgeny Kissin, Antonio Pappano, Ruggero Raimondi, Mstislav Rostropovich, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Sir John Tomlinson and Jon Vickers. Their insights have come not only from their profound and protracted years of study and thought but also, vitally, from their exclusive context of performing the music they speak about - the dimension of living and 'being' the composers' creations. EMI. 2010.

1.1 Introductory Announcement
1.2 Madama Butterfly: Un Bel Di (Extract) - Che Tua Madre (Extract)
1.3 Narration 1
1.4 Carmen: La la la la (Extract with Voice Over)
1.5 Narration 2
1.6 Early Life and Formative Years
1.7 La Bohã. Me: Si, Mi Chiamano (Extract with Voiceover)
1.8 Narration 3
1.9 Manon: N'est Ce Plus Ma Main (With Voiceover)
1.10 Narration 4
1.11 O Patria Mia (Aida):- Aida (1986 Digital Remaster)
1.12 Narration 1
1.13 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
1.14 Narration 2
1.15 La Bohã. Me: Sono Andati (With Voice Over)
1.16 Narration 3
1.17 Otello: Ave Maria (With Voice Over)
1.18 Narration 4
1.19 Carmen: Les Tringles Des Sistres Tintaient (Extract)
1.20 Narration 1
1.21 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
1.22 Narration 2
1.23 Carmen: Habanera (Extract with Voice Over)
1.24 Narration 3
1.25 Interview: On Singing with Jon Vickers
2.1 Fidelio: Gott! Welch Dunkel Hier (Extract with Voice Over)
2.2 Narration 1
2.3 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
2.4 Israã«L! Romps Ta Chaã®Ne (Samson/Les Hã©Breux):- Samson Et Dalila (2001 Digital Remaster), Act I, Scene 2
2.5 Narration 2
2.6 Interview: Studying Oratorio and Opera
2.7 Otello: Gia Nella Notte (Extract with Voice Over)
2.8 Narration 3
2.9 Otello: Ah! Mille Vite... Si, Pel Ciel - Il Fazzoletto (Extract with Voice Over)
2.10 Narration 4
2.11 Otello: Chi Ã.. LÃ ? Otello? (Extract with Voice Over)
2.12 Narration 5
2.13 Rigoletto: La Donna E Mobile, Plus Interview: The Beginning of His Career and His Stage Debut
2.14 Narration 1
2.15 Boris Godunov: O, Kak Tomitel'no (Extract with Voice Over)
2.16 Narration 2
2.17 Interview: Formative Years and Pinkerton with Callas and Karajan
2.18 Narration 3
2.19 Mes Amis, éCoutez L'histoire (Act 1):- Le Postillon de Lonjumeau (2001 Digital Remaster)
2.20 Narration 4
2.21 Wether: Lorsque L'enfant (Extract with Voice Over)
2.22 Narration 5
2.23 Interview: Singing Traditions and Schools, and Massenet's Werther
2.24 Wether: Traduire... Ah!... Pourqoui Me Rã©Veiller (Extract with Voice Over)
2.25 Narration 6
2.26 Manon: Io Son Sol (Extract with Voice Over)
2.27 Narration 1
2.28 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
2.29 Narration 2
2.30 Interview: Approach to Opera Performance
2.31 La Bohã©Me: Come Va? (Extract with Voice Over)
2.32 Interview: More About Approach to Opera Performance, and Singing with Maria Callas
2.33 Un Ballo in Maschera: Non Sai Tu Che Se L'anima Mia (Extract with Voice Over)
3.1 La Traviata: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici (Extract with Voice Over) - Narration
3.2 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years and Influences
3.3 Narration 1
3.4 Il Trovatore: Ah, Si Ben Mio - Di Quella Pira (With Voice Overs)
3.5 Narration 2
3.6 Carmen: Carmen, Je Suis Las de Souffrir! (With Voice Over)
3.7 Narration 3
3.8 Come Dal Ciel Precipita (Banco):- MacBeth (1999 Digital Remaster)
3.9 Narration 1
3.10 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years, Don Carlo: Ella Giammai M'ao (Extract)
3.11 Narration 2
3.12 Tosca: Giã Mi Struggea L'amor Della Diva! (With Voice Over)
3.13 Narration 3
3.14 Gã¶Tterdamerung: Hoi-Ho (Extract with Voice Over)
3.15 Narration 1
3.16 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
3.17 Narration 2
3.18 Gã¶Tterdã¤Mmerung: Hier Sitz'ich Zur Wacht (With Voice Over)
3.19 Narration 3
3.20 Bluebeard's Castle: Hajnalban Az Elsã¶T Leltem - Negyediket éJjel Leltem
4.1 Wohin?- Die Schã¶Ne Mã1/4Llerin, D. 795 (W. Mã1/4Ller) (1997 Digital Remaster)
4.2 Narration 1
4.3 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years, and Singing Schubert's Winterreise
4.4 Narration 2
4.5 Winterreise: Gute Nacht (With Voice Over)
4.6 Narration 3
4.7 Interview: Wolf's Lieder
4.8 Narration 4
4.9 Mã¶Rike Lieder (2003 Digital Remaster): Der Feuerreiter
4.10 Narration 5
4.11 La Tregenda (Act 2, Parte Sinfonica 2):- Le Villi
4.12 Narration 1
4.13 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
4.14 Narration 2
4.15 Requiem Mass: Dies Irase (Extract) - Rex Tremendae (With Voice Over)
4.16 Narration 3
4.17 Piano Concerto No.3 in C Op.26 (Extract with Voice Over)
4.18 Narration 1
4.19 Interview: Early Life and Formative Years
4.20 Narration 2
4.21 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat Op.73 'Emporer' (Extract with Voice Over)
4.22 Narration 3
4.23 Suite No. 1 in G BWV1007: Prelude (Extract with Voice Over)
4.24 Narration 1
4.25 Mstislav Rostropovich Interviewed By Jon Tolansky [Childhood ; Early Life]
4.26 Narration 2
4.27 Interview: Memories of Britten - Cello Suite No.1 Op 72 (Extract with Voice Over)
4.28 Narration 3
4.29 Interview: On Discussing the Music of Shostakovich with the Composer - Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk (Extract with Voiceover)
4.30 Narration 4
4.31 Interview: On Writing a Letter of Protest to Pravda - Cello Concerto No 2 in G Op.126 (Extract with Voice Over)
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