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100 Must-Have Italian Opera Highlights

100 songs (9 hours and 11 minutes) Released on 22 September 2014
1
The Barber of Seville: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
7:48
2
Nabucco, Act III: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - "Va pensiero"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
5:19
3
Rigoletto, Act III: Duca's Aria - "La donna e mobile"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Denes Gyulas
2:14
4
Turandot, Act III: Calaf's Aria - "Nessun dorma"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Janos Nagy
3:06
5
Gianni Schicchi: Lauretta's Aria - "O mio babbino caro"
Ilona Tokody & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
2:38
6
William Tell, Act III: Soldier's Dance
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
5:16
7
Cavalleria Rusticana: V. Easter Chorus - "Regina Coeli"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
8:06
8
Tosca, Act III: Cavaradossi's Aria - "E lucevan le stelle"
Bukarest State Opera Orchestra & Ludovic Spiess
3:27
9
L'Elisir d'Amore, Act II: Nemorino's Aria - "Una furtiva lagrima"
Hungarian Opera Orchestra & Denes Gulyas
5:00
10
Il Trovatore, Act II: Gypsy Chorus - "Vedi! Le fosche notturne"
Bulgarian National Opera Orchestra & Bulgarian National Opera Chorus
3:13
11
Norma, Act I: Norma's Aria - "Casta diva"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Zvetelina Vasileva & Bulgarian National Choir
7:06
12
I Pagliacci, Act I, Scene I: Scene and Chorus of the Bells - "I zampognari!"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
4:51
13
La Traviata, Act I: Preludio
Sofia Symphony Orchestra
3:46
14
Aida, Act I: Aida's Aria - "Ritorna vincitor"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
7:43
15
Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act II: No. 15 "Thunderstorm Music"
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
3:16
16
I Puritani, Act II: Giorgio's Aria - "Cinta di fiori"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Michele Pertusi & Bulgarian National Choir
5:22
17
La Bohéme, Act II: Musette Waltz - "Quando me'n vo" (Instrumental Version)
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
6:56
18
Rigoletto, Act I: Gilda's Aria - "Caro nome"
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra & Daniela Lojarro
1:43
19
La forza del destino, Act III: Chorus - "Rataplan, rataplan"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra & Sofia National Opera Chorus
3:10
20
La Gioconda, Act II: Enzo's Aria - "Cielo e mar"
Janos B. Nagy & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
4:27
21
Lucia di Lammermoor, Act II: Choir of the Guests - "Per te d'immenso giubilo"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
4:00
22
La Traviata, Act I: Violetta's Aria - "E strano! E strano!"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
7:32
23
Tosca, Act I: Cavaradossi's Scene & Aria - "Recondita armonia"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Janos B. Nagy
5:16
24
Norma, Act II: Chorus - "Non parti?"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
5:37
25
I Vespri Siciliani, Act V: Elena's Siciliana - "Mercè, dilette amiche"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra & Vetka Petkova
3:50
26
La Bohème, Act I: Rodolfo's Aria - "Che gelida manina"
Rumanian Opera Orchestra & Ludovic Spiess
4:52
27
La Gioconda, Act III: Dance of the Hours
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
9:36
28
La forza del destino, Act II: Scene at the Monastery - "Il santo nome di dio"
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, Julia Varady, Manfred Schenk & Bavarian State Opera Chorus
10:52
29
Suor Angelica: Angelica's Aria - "Senza mamma"
Hungarian Opera Orchestra & Ilona Tokody
4:42
30
Aida, Act II: Ballet of the Slaves
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
1:42
31
Don Pasquale, Act II: Duet - "Cheti, cheti immantinente"
Savaria Symphony Orchestra, József Gregor & Istvan Gáti
6:41
32
The Thieving Magpie, Act I: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
10:44
33
Un ballo in maschera, Act III: Oscar's Song - "Saper vorreste"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Elizabeth Carter
2:00
34
I Puritani, Act I: Arturo's Aria - "A te o cara"
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra & Giuseppe Sabbatini
3:47
35
Manon Lescaut, Act III: Intermezzo
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
5:00
36
Don Carlos, Act II: Chorus - "Sotto ai folti, immensi abeti"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
4:15
37
Macbeth, Act IV: Aria of Macduff - "O figli, o figli miei"
Budapest Symphony Orchestra & Peter Kelen
3:38
38
Lucia di Lammermoor, Act III: Choir of the Guests - "D'immenso giubilo s'innalzi un grido"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
1:58
39
La Bohème, Act I: Mimi's Aria - "Si, mi chiamano mimi"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Ilona Tokody
4:39
40
Don Carlos, Act II: Duet Rodrigo & Carlo - "È Lui! Desso! IIinfante"
Albert Miklos, Sandor Sólyóm-Nagy & Hungarian State Opera Chorus
7:57
41
Don Pasquale, Act II: Norina's Aria - "Quel guardo il cavaliere"
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra & Magda Kalmar
6:21
42
The Sicilian Vespers, Act I: Overture
Sofia Symphony Orchestra
8:44
43
Manon Lescaut, Act I: Des Grieux's Aria - "Donna Non Vidi Mai"
Janos B. Nagy & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
2:27
44
La Gioconda, Act IV: Gioconda's Aria - "Suicido!"
Gena Dimitrova & Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
4:10
45
Macbeth, Act IV: Chorus of the Scottish Refugees - "Patria oppressa!"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
6:26
46
Aida, Act I: Radames' Romance - "Celeste Aida"
Jozsef Simandy & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
5:15
47
The Silken Ladder: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
6:30
48
La Forza del Destino, Act IV: Leonora's Aria - "Pace, Pace, Mio Dio"
Anna Tomowa-Sintow & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
5:45
49
Rigoletto, Act I, Scene II: Chorus - "Zitti, zitti, moviamo a vendetta"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra & Sofia National Opera Chorus
7:21
50
Madama Butterfly, Act II: Butterfly's Aria - "Un bel di vedremo"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
4:29
51
Don Pasquale, Act II: Ernesto's Aria - "Povero Ernesto!"
Denes Gyulas & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
6:10
52
Tosca, Act I: Tre sbirri, una carrozza - "Te Deum"
Sofia National Opera Chorus & Sofia National Opera Orchestra
4:57
53
Lucia di Lammermoor, Act III: Lucia's Mad Scene - "Se Dolce Suoni"
Sylvia Sass & Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
14:40
54
La Traviata, Act II: Chorus of the Gypsy Girls - "Noi siamo zingarelle"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
2:56
55
La Traviata, Act II: Chorus of the Matadors - "Di Madride noi siam mattadori"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
3:19
56
La Wally, Act I: Wally's Aria - "Ebben, ne andro lontana"
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra & Julia Winer-Chenisheva
3:39
57
Norma, Act II, Scene III: "Squilla il bronzo del Dio"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
2:59
58
Un Ballo in Maschera, Act I: Riccardo's Song - "Di' tu se fedele"
Romanian Opera Orchestra, Ludovic Spiess & Romanian Opera Chorus
3:11
59
Otello, Act IV: Desdemona's Prayer - "Mia aadre aveva una povera ancella - Ave Maria"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Anna Tomowa-Sintow
13:22
60
Sister Angelica, Act I: Intermezzo
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
3:56
61
L'Elisir d'Amore, Act I: Dulcamara's Aria - "Udite, o rustici"
Hungarian Opera Orchestra, József Gregor & Hungarian Opera Chorus
6:36
62
I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
5:15
63
Il Trovatore, Act II: Azucena's Aria - "Stride la vampa"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Irina Tschistiakova
2:31
64
Macbeth, Act I: Coro d'introduzione - Chorus of the Witches - "Che faceste"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
3:32
65
Manon Lescaut, Act IV: Manon's Aria - "Sola, perduta, abbandonata"
Romanian Opera Orchestra & Virginia Zeani
4:54
66
I Puritani, Act II: Chorus - "Ah dolor! Ah terror"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
5:49
67
L'italiana in Algeri, Act I: Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
9:06
68
Tosca, Act II: Tosca's Aria - "Vissi d'arte"
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra & Gena Dimitrova
3:18
69
I Lombardi, Act III: Chorus - "Gerusalem! ...Gerusalem!"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
5:13
70
Don Carlos, Act IV: Eboli's Aria - "O don fatale, o don crudel"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Margrit Ercse
4:09
71
Madama Butterfly, Act II: Humming Chorus
Sofia National Opera Chorus & Sofia National Opera Orchestra
3:11
72
Cavalleria Rusticana, Act II: Intermezzo sinfonico
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
3:33
73
La Traviata, Act I: Brindisi - "Libiamo ne' lieti calici"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra, Roumyana Bareva & Sofia National Opera Chorus
3:08
74
Aida, Act II: Chorus of the Slave Girls - "Chi mai fra gl'immi e i plausi"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
5:22
75
Il Trovatore, Act III: Manrico's Stretta - "Di quella pira"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Jozsef Simandy
2:29
76
Mefistofele, Act IV: Mefistofele's Scene - "Ecco La Notte del Classico Sabbato"
Nicola Ghiuselev, Kaloudi Kaloudov, Sofia National Opera Chorus & Sofia National Opera Orchestra
2:26
77
La Bohème, Act I: Love Duet Rodolfo & Mimi - "O soave fanciulla"
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Simeon Simonov & Lyudmilla Hadjieva
3:51
78
Don Pasquale, Act III: Chorus of the Servants - "Che interminabile andirivieni"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
4:02
79
Un Ballo in Maschera, Act I: Renato's Aria - "Alla vita che t'arride"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Roberto Servile
2:46
80
Macbeth, Act II: Aria of Lady Macbeth - "La luce langue"
Budapest Symphony Orchestra & Sylvia Sass
3:45
81
Il Trovatore, Act III: Coro d'Introduzione - "Or co'dadi, ma fra poco"
Sofia National Opera Orchestra & Sofia National Opera Chorus
5:01
82
Wilhelm Tell, Act I: I. Overture
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra
12:53
83
Lucia di Lammermoor, Act III: Edgardo's Aria - "Tombe degli' avi miei - Fra poco a me ricovero"
Hungarian Opera Orchestra & Denes Gulyas
6:55
84
I Capuleti E I Montecchi, Act I: Duet Julia & Romeo - "O mia Giuletta"
Hungarian Opera Orchestra, Ilona Tokody & Klara Takacs
14:26
85
Don Carlos, Act IV: Filippo's Aria - "Ella giammai m'amò!"
Bucarest State Opera Orchestra & Nicola Rossi-Lemeni
9:14
86
Ernani, Act I: Chorus - "Evviva - Beviam!"
Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
6:50
87
Cavalleria Rusticana, Act I: Chorus of the Villagers - "Gli aranzi olezzano"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
8:09
88
Attila, Prologue: Duet Attila & Ezio - "Tardo per gli anni"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicola Ghiuselev & Lyubomir Videnov
5:47
89
I Lombardi, Act I: Giselda's Prayer - "Te, Vergin Santa, invoco - Salve, Maria"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Sylvia Sass
3:38
90
Otello, Act II: Jago's Aria - "Credo in un Dio crudel"
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra & Lajos Miller
4:53
91
Don Carlos, Act III: Gran Finale - "Spuntato ecco il di d'esultanza"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
8:28
92
La Boheme, Act III: Mimi's Aria - "Addio...D'onde lieta usci"
Rumanian State Opera Orchestra & Virginia Zeani
3:18
93
La Cenerentola, Act I: Magnifico's Aria - "Miei rampolli femminini"
Savaria Symphony Orchestra & Jozsef Gregor
5:46
94
I Pagliacci, Act II: Intermezzo
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
3:17
95
Turandot, Act I: Chorus - "Gira la cote"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
12:55
96
Cavalleria Rusticana: Santuzza's Romance - "Voi lo sapete"
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra & Milkana Nikolova
3:55
97
Aroldo: Overture
Sofia Symphony Orchestra
9:34
98
The Barber of Sevile, Act I: Figaro's Aria - "Largo al factotum"
Hungarian Opera Orchestra & György Melis
5:06
99
La Gioconda, Act II: Duet Gioconda & Laura - "L'amo come fulgor del creato"
Hungarian State Opera Chorus, Ilona Tokody & Klara Takacs
4:06
100
Aida, Act II: Triumphal March and Chorus - "Gloria all'Egitto"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra & Bulgarian National Choir
12:52