VERDI, GIUSEPPE

100 Best Overtures

6 Compact Disc
21 May 2012

Barcode: 5099932733327

Composer: Various

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Overture: Il Barbiere di Siviglia (2004 Digital Remaster)  - Carlo Maria Giulini/Philharmonia Orchestra 
02 La scala di seta: Ouvertüren  - Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Gianluigi Gelmet 
03 Il Signor Bruschino: Ouvertüren  - Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Gianluigi Gelmet 
04 Tancredi: Ouvertüren  - Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Gianluigi Gelmet 
05 L'Italiana in Algeri: Ouvertüren  - Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Gianluigi Gelmet 
06 Ouverture (Orchestre): Guillaume Tell (1995 - Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli 
07 Overture from Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
08 Overture: Così fan tutte K588 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
09 Overture: Don Giovanni K527 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
10 Prelude: L'Elisir d'amore, 'Elixir of Love' (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Mirella Freni/Nicolai Gedda/Mario Sereni/Renato Ca 
11 Sinfonia: I Puritani (1988 - Remaster)  - Riccardo Muti/Philharmonia Orchestra 
12 Overture: Il segreto di Susanna  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Ma 
13 Prelude: I Quattro Rusteghi  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Ma 
14 Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila (1995 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Artur Rodzinski 
15 Ouverture: The Nutcracker, Op.71, Act I  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
16 Ouvertüre (Orchester): Die verkaufte Braut (2007 Remaster)  - Pilar Lorengar/Fritz Wunderlich/Gottlob Frick/Bamb 
17 Donna Diana Overture (2002 Digital Remaster)  - Rudolf Kempe/Wiener Philharmoniker 
Disc 2 
01 Overture: La forza del destino  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
02 Overture: Luisa Miller (1986 Digital Remaster)  - Riccardo Muti/New Philharmonia Orchestra 
03 Sinfonia: Nabucco  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
04 Preludio (Orchestra): Un ballo in maschera (1997 - Remaster), Act I  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
05 Preludio: Macbeth (1999 - Remaster)  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
06 Preludio: La traviata  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
07 Prelude: Ernani, Act I  - Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Riccardo M 
08 Prelude: Aida (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Tullio Serafin 
09 Prelude: Rigoletto, Act 1  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Julius Rudel 
10 Overture: I vespri Siciliani (1986 Digital Remaster)  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
11 Ouverture: Carmen (1997 - Remaster)  - Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/Georges Prê 
12 Ouvertüre zu "Mignon"  - Berislav Klobucar 
13 Introduction (Orchestre): Faust (1986 - Remaster)  - Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/Georges Prê 
14 Overture: L' Étoile  - Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon/Sir John Eli 
15 La Vie parisienne - Overture (1990 Digital Remaster)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Louis Frémau 
16 Overture: Orphée aux enfers, 'Orpheus in the Underworld' (2005 - Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Herbert von Karajan 
17 Ouvertüre/Vorspiel/Prélude (Orchester): Hänsel und Gretel  - Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Jeffr 
Disc 3 
01 Overture: Dido and Aeneas  - Emmanuelle Haïm/Le Concert d`Astrée 
02 [Largo] - Allegro: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 1, Overture  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
03 Sinfony (Grave - Allegro moderato): Messiah, HWV 56 (1992 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Academy of St. Mar 
04 Ouvertüre: Fidelio  - Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Rattle 
05 Ouvertüre (Orchester): Der Freischütz · Oper in 3 Akten (1985 - Remaster)  - Rudolf Schock/Elisabeth Grümmer /Karl Christian Ko 
06 Euryanthe Overture J291 (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Wolfgang Sawallisch 
07 Overture: Light Cavalry  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Ma 
08 Overture: Ein Morgen, ein Mittag, ein Abend in Wien  - Sir Neville Marriner 
09 Overture: Dichter und Bauer  - Sir Neville Marriner 
10 Ouvertüre zu "Die lustigen Weiber"  - Robert Heger 
11 Overture: Die Fledermaus (Operetta in three acts · Libretto by Carl Haffner and Richard Genée after 'Le Réveillon' by H  - Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus/Sadler's Wells Opera O 
12 Overture: The Gypsy Baron (Operetta in three acts · Libretto by Ignaz Schnitzer after the novel by Mór Jókai · English  - Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus/John Barker/Sadler's W 
13 Overture: Der Fliegende Holländer  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
14 Ride of the Valkyries (concert version): Die Walküre  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
15 Vorspiel (Prelude), 1.Aufzug: Lohengrin  - Mariss Jansons 
16 Overture: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1989 - Remaster)  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
Disc 4 
01 Overture: Rodelinda, Regina dei Longobardi  - Sophie Daneman/Daniel Taylor/Adrian Thompson/Cathe 
02 Overture: Serse  - William Christie/Choeurs et Orchestre des Arts Flo 
03 Overture: Orfeo ed Euridice (Viennese version, 1762) (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
04 Ouverture: Armide  - Richard Hickox/City of London Sinfonia 
05 Sinfonia: Ezio  - Sonia Prina/Ann Hallenberg/Max Emanuel Cencic/Topi 
06 Overture: Idomeneo K366 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
07 Overture: La finta giardiniera K196 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
08 Overture: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail K384 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
09 Overture: Der Schauspieldirektor K486 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
10 Overture: Die Zauberflöte K620 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
11 Overture: Der Geschöpfe des Prometheus Op. 43  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
12 Coriolan Op. 62  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
13 Overture: Egmont Op. 84  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
14 Overture: Linda di Chamounix (1962 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Tullio Serafin 
15 Overture: Don Pasquale (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Tullio Serafin 
Disc 5 
01 Overture: L'Inganno felice (1991 - Remaster)  - Polish Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk 
02 Overture: La Cenerentola, or La bontà in trionfo (1989 - Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Tullio Serafin 
03 Overture: La cambiale di matrimonio (1992 - Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
04 Overture: La Gazza ladra (1992 - Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
05 Overture: Semiramide (1992 - Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
06 Overture: Le Comte Ory (1992 - Remaster)  - Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra/Vittorio Gui 
07 Ouverture (tempo di marcia): La Boutique fantasque (version original) (2006 - Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Eugene Goossens 
08 Overture: Norma (1962 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Tullio Serafin 
09 Sinfonia: I Capuleti e i Montecchi  - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/ 
10 Overture: Romeo and Juliette  - Angela Gheorghiu/Roberto Alagna/José Van Dam/Marie 
11 Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
12 1812 Finale Op. 49 (6 mins Extract)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
13 Introduction (Allegro vivo - Andantino): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery/Christopher 
14 Festive Overture in A Op. 96  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Litton 
15 Overture: HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor) (1987 - Remaster)  - Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent 
16 Overture: Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster)  - Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent 
17 The Yeomen of the Guard - Overture  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Kenneth Alwyn 
Disc 6 
01 Overture: Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster)  - Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent 
02 Overture: The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster)  - Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent 
03 Overture: The Sorcerer (1987 - Remaster)  - Sir Malcolm Sargent 
04 Cox and Box (or, The Long-Lost Brothers) - Overture (1987 - Remaster)  - Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent 
05 Overture: Princess Ida (or, Castle Adamant) (1987 - Remaster)  - Sir Malcolm Sargent 
06 Overture: The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster)  - Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent 
07 Cockaigne (In London Town) - Concert Overture, Op.40 (2004 - Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli 
08 Overture (orchestra): The Arcadians (highlights) (A fantastic musical play in three acts · Lyrics by Arthur Wimperis, P  - Nigel Brooks Chorus/Gilbert Vinter & His Orche 
09 Overture (orchestra): The Desert Song (highlights) (A musical play in two acts · Book & lyrics by Otto Harbach, Osc  - Michael Collins & His Orchestra 
10 Overture: Show Boat: Show Boat  - London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn 
11 Overture: Girl Crazy: Girl Crazy  - New Princess Theater Orchestra/John McGlinn 
12 Prelude: Of Thee I Sing  - John McGlinn 
13 Overture: Annie Get Your Gun  - London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn 
14 Overture: Anything Goes: Anything Goes  - London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn 
15 Overture: Can-Can: Can-Can  - London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn 
16 Overture: Kiss Me, Kate: Kiss Me, Kate  - London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn 
17 Overture: Wonderful Town  - Sir Simon Rattle/Birmingham Contemporary Music Gro 
18 Overture: Candide  - London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 


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