CHRISTMAS

100 Best Choruses

6 Compact Disc
3 Oct 2011

Barcode: 5099908282620

Composer: Various
Other participants: Orchestra oft he Royal Opera House, Covent Garden * Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano * Ambrosian Opera Chorus * Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München * Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin * a.o.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah ed. Basil Lam) (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Ambrosian Singers/English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Ch 
02 I. Gloria in excelsis Deo: Gloria in D, RV 589 (ed. Malipiero)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chorus/Academy 
03 IV. Zion hört die Wächter singen (Choral): "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" Kantate BWV 140 (1989 Digital R  - Elly Ameling/Theo Altmeyer/Hans Sotin/Süddeutscher 
04 Come ye sons of art away (ritornello & chorus): Come ye sons of art away - Birthday Ode for Queen Mary (1694) Z323  - Norma Burrowes/James Bowman/Charles Brett/Robert L 
05 Choeur final: Hymne à l'amour 'Le dieu de Paphos': Orphée et Eurydice, ACT 3, Scène 3  - Monteverdi Choir/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de 
06 Awake the harp (ed. Nichols Temperley): The Creation  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
07 Part 1) (1988 Digital Remaster): The heavens are telling (The Creation  - Sir David Willcocks/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fi 
08 And then shall your light break forth (from Elijah) (1988 Digital Remaster)  - New Philharmonia Chorus/Wilhelm Pitz/New Philharmo 
09 Bassa Selim lebe lange (Chorus of Janissaries): Die Entführung aus dem Serail  - Josef Krips/Wiener Philharmoniker 
10 No. 8 Coro: Bella vita militar! (Coro): Così fan tutte, Act 1, Scene 2  - Konzertvereinigung der Wiener Staatsopernchor/Wien 
11 O Isis und Osiris (chorus): Die Zauberflöte, K.620, Act II  - Lucia Popp/Doris Soffel/Ortrun Wenkel/Peter Hofman 
12 Die Strahlen der Sonne verteiben die Nacht (Sarastro): Die Zauberflote K620 (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Kurt Moll/Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper Mün 
13 Coro: Nettuno s'onori (Coro con soli): Idomeneo KV 366, Act 1, Intermezzo  - Sir Charles Mackerras/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/E 
14 Coro: Scenda Amor, scenda Idomeneo: Idomeneo KV 366, Act 3, Scena Ultima  - Sir Charles Mackerras/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/E 
15 O welche Lust!: Fidelio (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Herbert von Karajan/Berliner Philharmoniker 
16 Fidelio : Heil sei dem Tag: Fidelio Op. 72, ACT 2  - Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Chöre der Deutschen Ope 
17 Fidelio : Wer ein holdes Weib errungen: Fidelio Op. 72, ACT 2  - Helga Dernesch/Jon Vickers/Chöre der Deutschen Ope 
Disc 2 
01 Was gleicht wohl auf Erden dem Jägervergnügen? (Huntsmen's Chorus) (Act 3): Der Freischütz  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
02 Mondchor, 3.Akt) (1990 Remaster): O süßer Mond (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
03 Brautchor, 3.Akt) (1990 Remaster): Treulich geführt (Lohengrin  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
04 Matrosenchor, 3.Akt) (1990 Remaster): Steuermann, laß die Wacht (Der fliegende Holländer  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
05 Spinnerinnen-Chor, 2.Akt) (1990 Remaster): Summ' und brumm', du gutes Rädchen (Der fliegende Holländer  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
06 Einzug der Gäste, 2.Akt) (1990 Remaster): Freudig begrüßen wir die edle Halle (Tannhäuser  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
07 Pilgerchor, 3.Akt) (1990 Remaster): Beglückt darf nun dich, o Heimat (Tannhäuser  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
08 Groß Glück und Heil...Heil dir, Gunther!  - Siegfried Jerusalem/Thomas Hampson/Sir John Tomlin 
09 Wach-auf-Chor, 3.Akt) (1990 Remaster): Wach' auf, es nahet gen den Tag (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
10 Schlußchor, 3. Akt) (1990 Remaster): Ehrt eure deutschen Meister (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg  - Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München/Bayerische 
11 Seht dort den muntern Jäger: Der Wildschütz (1990 Digital Remaster), Act I  - Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfu 
12 Waltz (Act II): Eugene Onegin  - Antonio Pappano/Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazional 
13 Sláva tebyé, tvortsú vsevyshnemu, na zemli! (Pilgrims/People): Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), PROLOGUE - Scene  - Chorus of the National Opera of Sofia/Orchestre de 
14 Sláva, Sláva, Sláva! (People): Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), Scene Two  - Chorus of the National Opera of Sofia/Orchestre de 
15 Polonaise... (Orchestra) Váshey strásti ya nye vyéryu, pánye (Marina/Guests): Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), Sc  - Evelyn Lear/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts d 
Disc 3 
01 Vin Ou Bière (Choeur, Wagner): Faust - Acte II - Scène 1 - Choeur De La Kermesse  - Michel Plasson - Marc Barrard - Choeur Capitole To 
02 Ainsi que la brise légère (Choeur): Faust - Acte II - Scène 5 - Valse  - Michel Plasson - Choeur de l'Armée Française - C 
03 Gloire immortelle de nos aïeux (Choeur): Faust, QUATRIÈME ACTE, Scène 3  - Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse/Michel Plasson/C 
04 Sauvée ! Christ est ressuscité (Faust): Faust - Acte V - Scène 2  - Michel Plasson - Richard Leech - Orchestre Du Cap 
05 L'heure s'envole: Roméo et Juliette  - Michel Plasson - Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulous 
06 La farandole joyeuse et folle: Mireille - Farandole  - Michel Plasson - Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulous 
07 XIIX. Marche Et Choeur "Vous Qui Du Haut Des Cieux" (Choeur): Mireille - Acte V  - Michel Plasson - Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulouse 
08 Drig, drig, drig, Maître Luther: Les Contes d'Hoffmann  - Kurt Rydl/Brussels National Opera Chorus/Orchestre 
09 Avec la garde montante, nous arrivons, nous voilà! (Enfants): Carmen, Act I, No.3 Choeur des Gamins  - Choeur 'Les Elements'/Orchestre National du Capito 
10 Carmen : La cloche a sonné...Dans l'air: Carmen, Act One  - Angela Gheorghiu/Roberto Alagna/Thomas Hampson/Inv 
11 Les voici! Voici le quadrille! (Choeurs/Enfants): Carmen, Act IV, No.26 Marche et Choeur  - Choeur 'Les Elements'/Orchestre National du Capito 
12 part orch. A. Hammond), ACTE I: Sur la grève en feu (Choeur): Les Pecheurs de Perles) (new edition of original 1863 ver  - Choeurs du Capitole de Toulouse/Orchestre du Capit 
13 part orch. A. Hammond), ACTE I: Sois la bienvenue (Choeur): Les Pecheurs de Perles) (new edition of original 1863 versi  - Choeurs du Capitole de Toulouse/Orchestre du Capit 
14 O Dieu Brahma ! (Leïla, Nadir, Choeur): Les Pêcheurs de perles - Acte I - Une plage de l'île de Ceylan - N°5 - Air et c  - Michel Plasson - John Aler - Barbara Hendricks - 
15 part orch. A. Hammond), ACTE III - Seconde partie: Dès que le soleil (Choeur): Les Pecheurs de Perles) (new edition of  - Choeurs du Capitole de Toulouse/Orchestre du Capit 
16 Romains ! Romains ! Nous Sommes Romains ! (Choeur): Hérodiade - Acte IV - 1er Tableau - Scène XIV  - Michel Plasson - Choeur Capitole Toulouse - Orches 
17 Dans la nuit flamboyante, la nuit conduite par la mort: Padmâvatî, Act II , Scene III  - Marilyn Horne/Nicolai Gedda/José Van Dam/Jane Berb 
Disc 4 
01 Per te d'immenso giubilo: Lucia di Lammermoor, ATTO SECONDO, Scena seconda  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
02 Che interminabile andirivieni! (Coro): Don Pasquale, ATTO TERZO Terza Scena  - Sesto Bruscantini/Leo Nucci/Gösta Winbergh/Mirella 
03 Dal tuo stellato soglio (Act 3): Mose in Egitto (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Pauline Tinsley/Elizabeth Shelley/David Hughes/Rob 
04 Divin profeta, dator di bene (Coro): L'Assedio di Corinto (1992 Digital Remaster), ATTO SECONDO/ACT 2/ZWEITER AKT/DEUXI  - Beverly Sills/Shirley Verrett/Justino Diaz/Harry T 
05 Quel jour serein le ciel présage! (Choeurs): Guillaume Tell, Act I  - Montserrat Caballé/Mady Mesplé/Jocelyne Taillon/Ga 
06 Près des torrents qui grondent (Choeurs): Guillaume Tell, Act I  - Montserrat Caballé/Mady Mesplé/Jocelyne Taillon/Ga 
07 Gloire au povoir suprême! (Choeurs): Guillaume Tell, Act III  - Montserrat Caballé/Mady Mesplé/Jocelyne Taillon/Ga 
08 Toi que l'oiseau ne suvrait pas (Choeurs): Guillaume Tell, Act III  - Montserrat Caballé/Mady Mesplé/Jocelyne Taillon/Ga 
09 A festa! (Coro): I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster), Atto Primo, Scena prima  - Riccardo Muti/Montserrat Caballé/Ambrosian Opera C 
10 Ad Arturo onore (Coro): I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster), Atto Primo, Scena terza  - Riccardo Muti/Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia 
11 Ah, dolor! ah terror ... (Coro): I Puritani (1988 Digital Remaster), Atto Secondo  - Riccardo Muti/Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia 
12 Più temuto, più splendido nome: Il Pirata (1992 Digital Remaster), ACT 1, Scene 3  - Coro della Radiotelevisione Italiana, Roma/Gianni 
13 Aggiorna appena ... (Coro): I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Act I - Scene 1  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
14 Lieta notte, avventurosa (Coro): I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Act I - Scene 3  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
15 Norma viene (Coro): Norma (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT 1, Scene 1  - Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra del T 
16 Non parti? ... Finora è la campo (Coro): Norma (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT 2, Scene 2  - Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra del T 
17 Guerra, guerra! La galliche selve (Coro): Norma (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT 2, Scene 3  - Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra del T 
Disc 5 
01 Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus): Il Trovatore  - Robert Merrill/Gabriella Tucci/Giulietta Simionato 
02 Or co' dadi, ma fra poco (Soldiers, Ferrando) (Soldiers' Chorus) (1990 Digital Remaster): Il Trovatore (1990 Digital Re  - Ferruccio Mazzoli/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma 
03 Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco  - Riccardo Muti/Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Sca 
04 Va pensiero, sull'ali dorata: Nabucco  - Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra del T 
05 Evviva! beviam! beviam!: Ernani (1996 Digital Remaster), Act I  - Chorus of Welsh National Opera/Julian Smith/Orches 
06 Un patto! un giuramento!...Si ridesti il Leon di Castiglia: Ernani (1996 Digital Remaster), Act III  - Chorus of Welsh National Opera/Julian Smith/Orches 
07 Zitti, zitti, (Courtiers, Gilda, Rigoletto): Rigoletto [Act I] (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Francesco Molinari Pradelli/Coro del Teatro dell'O 
08 Noi siamo zingarelle (Zingare/Coro/Flora/Marchese): La Traviata (1988 Digital Remaster), Act II, Scene II  - Delia Wallis/Richard Van Allan/Royal Philharmonic 
09 Di Madride noi siam mattadori (Gastone/Mattadori/Tutti): La Traviata (1988 Digital Remaster), Act II, Scene II  - Keith Erwen/John Alldis Choir/Royal Philharmonic O 
10 Urli, rapine (Prologo): Attila  - Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra del T 
11 Viva il ré dalla mille foreste (Prologo): Attila  - Riccardo Muti/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Mil 
12 Gerusalem!: I Lombardi alla prima crociata  - Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Riccardo M 
13 O Signore, del tetto natio (Chorus): I Lombardi alla prima crociata  - Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Riccardo M 
14 Patria oppressa! (Act 4): Macbeth (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
15 Si celebri alfine tra canti, tra fior: I Vespri Siciliani (1996 Digital Remaster), Act V (1996 Digital Remaster)  - Chorus of Welsh National Opera/Julian Smith/Orches 
16 Nella guerra, è la follia: La forza del destino  - Mirella Freni/Dolora Zajick/Orchestra del Teatro a 
17 Fuoco di gioia! ... (Ciprioti): Otello (1994 Digital Remaster), ATTO PRIMO/ACT 1/ERSTER AKT/PREMIER ACTE, Prima scena/S  - James McCracken/Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Piero de 
18 Spuntato ecco il dì d'esultanza (Coro): Don Carlo (2000 Digital Remaster)  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/John McCarthy/Orchestra of 
19 Gloria all' Egitto (Act II): Aida (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
Disc 6 
01 Gli aranci olezzano (Chorus): Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/Ricc 
02 Regina Coeli ... Inneggiamo, il Signor non è morto (Coro/Santuzza/Mamma Lucia) from Cavalleria rusticana (1987 Digital R  - Montserrat Caballé/Astrid Varnay/Ambrosian Opera C 
03 L'aurora: Son io! Son lo la vita! (Hymn to the Sun, Act 1): Iris (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Gabriele Santini/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma/ 
04 Don, Din, Don, Din.... (Coro): Pagliacci (1987 Digital Remaster), ATTO PRIMO/ACT 1/ERSTER AKT/PREMIER ACTE, Scena prima  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Southend Boys' Choir/Philha 
05 O Pastorelle, addio! (Coro di Pastori e Pastorelle): Andrea Chénier, ATTO PRIMO  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orc 
06 Ave, Signor degli angeli e dei santi (La falangi celesti): Mefistofele (1997 - Remaster), Prologue  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/London Symphony Orchestra/J 
07 Salve, Regina! (Le penitenti/Falangi celesti/Cherubini): Mefistofele (1997 - Remaster), Prologue  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Wandsworth School Boys' Cho 
08 Perchè di là? (Coro): Mefistofele (1997 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/London Symphony Orchestra/J 
09 Juhé! Juhé! Juheisa! Juhé! (Coro): Mefistofele (1997 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1  - Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Wandsworth School Boys' Cho 
10 Feste! Pane!: La Gioconda (1997 Digital Remaster), Act 1  - Piero Cappuccilli/Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Mila 
11 Humming Chorus (Act II): Madama Butterfly (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Lamberto Gardelli/Royal Opera House Chorus & O 
12 Gira la cote! Gira! (Crowd, Executioner's men): Turandot, Act I  - Choeurs de l'Opéra du Rhin/Orchestre Philharmoniqu 
13 Turandot : Perchè tarda la luna?...Là, sui monti dell'est: Turandot  - Montserrat Caballé/Mirella Freni/José Carreras/Pau 
14 Ai tuoi peidi ci prostriam (Crowd): Turandot, Act II, Scene 2  - Choeurs de l'Opéra du Rhin/Orchestre Philharmoniqu 


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