Archive for the tag "Aria"

California Kitsch – Can you tell which is the motel and which the castle?

Charles Gounod: aria from Sapho

Francesco Cilea: “Io son l’umile ancella” from Adriana Lecouvreur

George Frideric Handel: aria from Judas Maccabeus

Carl Maria von Weber: “Ocean! thou mighty monster” from Oberon

Mozart: “Dove sono” from Le Nozze di Figaro (sung in Hungarian by Sylvia Sass)

George Frideric Handel: “Their land brought forth frogs” from Israel in Egypt

Camille Saint-Saens: “Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix” from Samson et Dalila

Christoph Willibald Gluck: “Divinites du Styx” from Alceste

Christoph Willibald Gluck: O del mio dolce ardor

Charles Gounod: “O ma lyre immortelle” from Sapho

George Frideric Handel: “Ombra mai fu”

Jules Massenet: “En fermant les yeux” from Manon

A note from the late film director Nicolas Roeg

Great Hungarians: Sir Georg Solti conducts Sylvia Sass in Mozart’s Don Giovanni

George Frideric Handel: “Ne men con l’ombre” from Serse

Great Hungarians: Franz Lehar (aria from The Land of Smiles – performed by the late Jerry Hadley)

Giuseppe Sarti: “Lungi dal caro bene” (sung by Cesare Valletti)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Per pieta ben mio perdona” from Cosi fan tutte

Jules Massenet: “Il est doux” from Herodiade

Umberto Giordano: “Un di all’azzurro spazio” from Andrea Chenier

Christoph Willibald Gluck: Alceste

George Frideric Handel: “Like as the love-lorn turtle”