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Rameau Month

Vocal CD Pick of the Week

10:15 am

Zoroastre: Act II, scene 1. "A mes tristes regards" ("To my sad gaze")

Jean-Philippe Rameau
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (haute-contre [high tenor]) Opera Lafayette Orchestra Ryan Brown (conductor)

Naxos 557.993

Rameau
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9:07 am

Stabat Mater, Op. 58

Antonin Dvorák
Dagmar Pecková (mezzo-soprano) Janice Watson (soprano) Peter Auty (tenor) Peter Rose (bass) London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir Neeme Järvi (conductor)

LPO 0062

Dvorak
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8:58 am

La Favorite: Léonore's aria. "L'ai-je bien entendu?...Ô mon Fernand!" (Have I heard correctly?...O my Fernand!)

Gaetano Donizetti
Elína Garanca (mezzo-soprano) Filarmonica del Teatro Communale di Bologna Yves Abel (conductor)

DG 0017522

Romantique
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8:35 am

Manon: Act IV

Jules Massenet
Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) [Manon] Roberto Alagna (tenor) [Le Chevalier Des Grieux] Earle Patriarco [Lescaut] José van Dam (baritone) [Le Comte des Grieux] Gilles Ragon [Guillot de Morfontaine] Nicolas Rivenq (bass) [De Brétigny] Anna Maria Panzarella [Poussette] Sophie Koch (mezzo-soprano) [Javotte] Susanne Schimmack [Rosette] Nicolas Cavalllier [L'hôtelier] Orchestre Symphonique et Chours de la Monnaie Antonio Pappano (conductor)

EMI 57005

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8:25 am

Messa da Requiem: III. Offertorio

Giuseppe Verdi
Leontyne Price (soprano) Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) Veriano Luchetti José van Dam (baritone) Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

RCA 2476

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8:01 am

Cantata, BWV 169. Gott soll allein mein Herze haben (God alone shall have my heart)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Nathalie Stutzmann (alto) The Monteverdi Choir The English Baroque Soloists John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Oct 22, 2000]

SDG 159

Bach Cantatas, Vol. 9
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7:39 am

Agrippina: Act I, Scenes 7-12

George Frideric Handel
Alexandrina Pendatchanska [Agrippina] Jennifer Rivera [Nerone] Sunhae Im [Poppea] Bejun Mehta [Ottone] Marcos Fink [Claudio] Neal Davies [Pallante] Dominique Visse [Narciso] Daniel Schmutzhard [Lesbo] Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin René Jacobs (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 90.2088.90

Agrippina
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7:08 am

Le Prophète: Act II

Giacomo Meyerbeer
Marilyn Horne [Fidès] James McCracken [Jean de Leyden] Renata Scotto (soprano) [Berthe] Jules Bastin [Le Comte d'Oberthal] Jerome Hines [Zacharie] Jean Dupouy [Jonas] Christian du Plessis [Mathisen] Oliver Broome [Paysan] John Noble [Paysan] Patricia Clark (soprano) [Paysanne] Shirley Minty [Paysanne] Ambrosian Opera Chorus Boys Choir, Haberdashers' Aske's School, Elstree Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Henry Lewis (conductor)

CBS 34340

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Rameau Month

Vocal CD Pick of the Week

7:02 am

Dardanus: Act 4, scene 1. "Lieux funestes" (" Horrible place")

Jean-Philippe Rameau
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (haute-contre [high tenor]) Opera Lafayette Orchestra Ryan Brown (conductor)

Naxos 557.993

Rameau
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3:01 am

Les Troyens

Hector Berlioz
Jon Vickers [Enée] Josephine Veasey [Didon] Berit Lindholm (soprano) [Cassandre] Peter Glossop [Chorèbe] Heather Begg [Anna] Roger Soyer [Narbal] Anthony Raffell [Panthée] Anne Howells [Ascagne] Ian Partridge [Poète tyrien] Pierre Thau [Priamus] Elizabeth Bainbridge [Hécube] Maldwyn Davies (tenor) [Hylas] Raimund Herincx [Sentinelle] Denis Wicks [Sentinelle] David Lennox [Hélénus] Wandsworth Boys' Choir Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

Philips 475.6661

Berlioz
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