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Donizetti: The Elixir Of Love

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CHAN 3027
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Donizetti: The Elixir Of Love
Release Date: August 1999
Originally recorded in 1998
Composer
Gaetano Donizetti
Solo tenor - Nemorino
Barry Banks
Solo soprano - Adina
Mary Plazas
Solo baritone - Belcore
Ashley Holland
Solo baritone - Dr Dulcamara
Andrew Shore
Solo soprano - Giannetta
Helen Williams
Choral
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Conductor
David Parry
Venue
Blackheath Halls, London
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Richard Smoker
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Opera in English

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GAETANO DONIZETTI

The Elixir of Love

132:35
Opera in two acts
Libretto by Felice Romani after Eugène Scribe's Le Philtre
English version by Arthur Jacobs
Act I
No. 1: Prelude and Introduction
1.
Prelude
2:39
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2.
'After long and heavy labour'
2:09
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Giannetta, Harvesters
3.
'How delightful, how enchanting!'
3:37
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Nemorino, Giannetta, Harvesters
4.
'That's a really happy ending'
0:31
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Adina, Giannetta, Harvesters, Nemorino
5.
'''Lovely was Queen Isolda'''
3:53
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Adina, Nemorino, Giannetta, Harvesters
6.
Marziale
1:24
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7.
'To the one who shines in beauty'
3:38
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Belcore, Adina, Giannetta, Harvesters, Nemorino
8.
'If you love me as I love you'
4:30
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Belcore, Adina, Nemorino, Giannetta, Harvesters
9.
'Too soon, my lovely creature'
0:44
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Belcore, Adina
No. 2: Scene and Duet
10.
'The same old tedious passion!'
1:29
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Adina, Nemorino
11.
'For example, ask the breezes'
3:33
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Adina, Nemorino
12.
'Such affection is but folly'
3:25
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Adina, Nemorino
No. 3: Chorus and Cavatina
13.
'What's the meaning of that kind of fanfare?'
1:46
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Villagers
14.
'Attention! Attention!'
7:53
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Dulcamara, Villagers
15.
'Have courage!'
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Nemorino, Dulcamara
No. 4: Duet
16.
'It was Tristan who employed it'
7:37
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Nemorino, Dulcamara
No. 5: Finale I
17.
'Magical potion! I have you!'
1:36
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Nemorino
18.
'Who is that madman?'
0:59
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Adina, Nemorino
19.
'Trallarallara'
1:04
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Nemorino, Adina
20.
'Oh, let her laugh and mock at me'
5:34
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Nemorino, Adina
21.
'Tran, tran, tran, tran'
2:00
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Belcore, Adina, Nemorino
22.
'Ha, ha! Of course, that's quite all right'
1:24
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Nemorino, Belcore, Adina
23.
'One moment, sergeant!'
3:04
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Giannetta, Belcore, Soldiers, Villagers, Nemorino, Adina
24.
'Adina, think again'
4:52
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Nemorino, Belcore, Adina, Giannetta, Villagers, Soldiers
25.
'Today's our wedding'
3:11
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Adina, Nemorino, Giannetta, Belcore, Villagers, Soldiers
Act II
No. 6: Introductory Chorus
26.
'Sing up, then.'
2:27
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Belcore, Dulcamara, Giannetta, Villagers, Adina
27.
'Since singing is your pleasure'
1:10
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Dulcamara, Belcore, Giannetta, Villagers
28.
'I am rich and you are pretty'
2:27
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Dulcamara, Adina, Villagers
29.
'Pray silence!'
1:57
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Belcore, Villagers, Dulcamara, Adina, Giannetta
30.
'I always like a wedding'
1:52
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Dulcamara, Nemorino
No. 7: Scene and Duet
31.
'Is that not like a woman'
1:13
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Belcore, Nemorino
32.
'Twenty florins!'
4:42
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Nemorino, Belcore
33.
'Shake my hand, then, my young shaver'
3:29
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Belcore, Nemorino
No. 8: Chorus
34.
'Can it be possible?'
4:20
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Village Women, Giannetta
No. 9: Quartet
35.
'I've polished off two bottles now'
1:39
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Nemorino, Village Women, Giannetta, Adina, Dulcamara
36.
'It's magnificent!'
2:27
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Nemorino, Adina, Dulcamara, Giannetta, Villagers
37.
'I see it perfectly'
3:11
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Nemorino, Adina, Dulcamara, Giannetta, Villagers
38.
'Why should he seem so happy?'
1:31
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Adina, Dulcamara
No. 10: Duet
39.
'How he loved me!'
4:20
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Adina, Dulcamara
40.
'With a look of love and laughter'
2:49
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Adina, Dulcamara
No. 11: Romance
41.
'Only one teardrop glistened there'
5:13
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Nemorino
No. 12: Recitative
42.
'Here she is.'
1:36
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Nemorino, Adina
43.
'Take it!'
3:46
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Adina, Nemorino
44.
'All right. Take this, then!'
4:20
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Nemorino, Adina
No. 13: Finale II
45.
'Halt! Right turn!'
1:58
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Belcore, Adina, Dulcamara, Nemorino, Villagers, Giannetta
46.
'It will give you cheeks like peaches'
2:38
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Dulcamara, Villagers, Adina, Nemorino, Belcore
Solo: Barry Banks tenor - Nemorino
Solo: Mary Plazas soprano - Adina
Solo: Ashley Holland baritone - Belcore
Solo: Andrew Shore baritone - Dr Dulcamara
Solo: Helen Williams soprano - Giannetta
Conductor: David Parry
7-11 February 1999

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GAETANO DONIZETTI

The Elixir of Love

132:35
Opera in two acts
Libretto by Felice Romani after Eugène Scribe's Le Philtre
English version by Arthur Jacobs
COMPACT DISC ONE
Act I
No. 1: Prelude and Introduction
1.
Prelude
2:39
2.
'After long and heavy labour'
2:09
Giannetta, Harvesters
3.
'How delightful, how enchanting!'
3:37
Nemorino, Giannetta, Harvesters
4.
'That's a really happy ending'
0:31
Adina, Giannetta, Harvesters, Nemorino
5.
'''Lovely was Queen Isolda'''
3:53
Adina, Nemorino, Giannetta, Harvesters
6.
Marziale
1:24
7.
'To the one who shines in beauty'
3:38
Belcore, Adina, Giannetta, Harvesters, Nemorino
8.
'If you love me as I love you'
4:30
Belcore, Adina, Nemorino, Giannetta, Harvesters
9.
'Too soon, my lovely creature'
0:44
Belcore, Adina
No. 2: Scene and Duet
10.
'The same old tedious passion!'
1:29
Adina, Nemorino
11.
'For example, ask the breezes'
3:33
Adina, Nemorino
12.
'Such affection is but folly'
3:25
Adina, Nemorino
No. 3: Chorus and Cavatina
13.
'What's the meaning of that kind of fanfare?'
1:46
Villagers
14.
'Attention! Attention!'
7:53
Dulcamara, Villagers
15.
'Have courage!'
0:44
Nemorino, Dulcamara
No. 4: Duet
16.
'It was Tristan who employed it'
7:37
Nemorino, Dulcamara
No. 5: Finale I
17.
'Magical potion! I have you!'
1:36
Nemorino
18.
'Who is that madman?'
0:59
Adina, Nemorino
19.
'Trallarallara'
1:04
Nemorino, Adina
20.
'Oh, let her laugh and mock at me'
5:34
Nemorino, Adina
21.
'Tran, tran, tran, tran'
2:00
Belcore, Adina, Nemorino
22.
'Ha, ha! Of course, that's quite all right'
1:24
Nemorino, Belcore, Adina
23.
'One moment, sergeant!'
3:04
Giannetta, Belcore, Soldiers, Villagers, Nemorino, Adina
24.
'Adina, think again'
4:52
Nemorino, Belcore, Adina, Giannetta, Villagers, Soldiers
25.
'Today's our wedding'
3:11
Adina, Nemorino, Giannetta, Belcore, Villagers, Soldiers
Total time: 73:20
COMPACT DISC TWO
Act II
No. 6: Introductory Chorus
1.
'Sing up, then.'
2:27
Belcore, Dulcamara, Giannetta, Villagers, Adina
2.
'Since singing is your pleasure'
1:10
Dulcamara, Belcore, Giannetta, Villagers
3.
'I am rich and you are pretty'
2:27
Dulcamara, Adina, Villagers
4.
'Pray silence!'
1:57
Belcore, Villagers, Dulcamara, Adina, Giannetta
5.
'I always like a wedding'
1:52
Dulcamara, Nemorino
No. 7: Scene and Duet
6.
'Is that not like a woman'
1:13
Belcore, Nemorino
7.
'Twenty florins!'
4:42
Nemorino, Belcore
8.
'Shake my hand, then, my young shaver'
3:29
Belcore, Nemorino
No. 8: Chorus
9.
'Can it be possible?'
4:20
Village Women, Giannetta
No. 9: Quartet
10.
'I've polished off two bottles now'
1:39
Nemorino, Village Women, Giannetta, Adina, Dulcamara
11.
'It's magnificent!'
2:27
Nemorino, Adina, Dulcamara, Giannetta, Villagers
12.
'I see it perfectly'
3:11
Nemorino, Adina, Dulcamara, Giannetta, Villagers
13.
'Why should he seem so happy?'
1:31
Adina, Dulcamara
No. 10: Duet
14.
'How he loved me!'
4:20
Adina, Dulcamara
15.
'With a look of love and laughter'
2:49
Adina, Dulcamara
No. 11: Romance
16.
'Only one teardrop glistened there'
5:13
Nemorino
No. 12: Recitative
17.
'Here she is.'
1:36
Nemorino, Adina
18.
'Take it!'
3:46
Adina, Nemorino
19.
'All right. Take this, then!'
4:20
Nemorino, Adina
No. 13: Finale II
20.
'Halt! Right turn!'
1:58
Belcore, Adina, Dulcamara, Nemorino, Villagers, Giannetta
21.
'It will give you cheeks like peaches'
2:38
Dulcamara, Villagers, Adina, Nemorino, Belcore
Total time: 59:15
Solo: Barry Banks tenor - Nemorino
Solo: Mary Plazas soprano - Adina
Solo: Ashley Holland baritone - Belcore
Solo: Andrew Shore baritone - Dr Dulcamara
Solo: Helen Williams soprano - Giannetta
Conductor: David Parry
7-11 February 1999




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