Sounds of The Met

  1. Marcella Sembrich, Darius Lyons: Lucia di Lammermoor, Mad Scene, 1:43

    Victor 88021 (C 3154-1); Romophone 81026-2 Marcella Sembrich: The Victor Recordings (1904–08)

  2. Lilli Lehmann: Tristan und Isolde, Liebestod, 1:51

    Odeon (unpublished on 78 rpm); Marston 53004-2 Mahler’s Decade in Vienna: Singers of the Court Opera 1897–1907

  3. Emma Eames: Roméo et Juliette, Je veux vivre, 1:47

    Victor 85060 (C2419-1); Romophone 81001-2 Emma Eames. The complete Victor recordings 1905–1911

  4. Adelina Patti, Landon Ronald: Martha, The Last Rose of Summer, 1:28

    Gramophone and Typerwriter Company (546f) HMV 78/in F; Marston 52011-2 The Complete Adelina Patti and Victor Maurel

  5. Emma Calvé: Carmen, Card Scene, 1:24

    Pathé 2313 (0273); Marston 52013-2 Emma Calvé: The Complete 1902 G&T, 1920 Pathé and “Mapleson Cylinder” Recordings

  6. Francesco Tamagno: Otello, Niun mi tema, 0:49

    Gramophone and Typewriter 052068; EMI Classics 0777 7 64860 2 4 La Scala Edition Vol. 1: 1874–1914

  7. Victor Maurel: Falstaff, Quand’ero paggio, 1:27

    Fonotipia Company 62016 (XPh 2332); Marston 52011-2 The Complete Adelina Patti and Victor Maurel

  8. Ernestine Schumann-Heink: Das Rheingold, Weiche, Wotan, weiche, 1:23

    Victor 88092 (C4732-1); Romophone 81029-2 Ernestine Schumann-Heink: The Complete Recordings (Volume 1: 1900–09)

  9. Nellie Melba: La Bohème, Sì, mi chiamano Mimì, 1:37

    Victor 88074 (C 4281-2); Romophone 81011-2 Nellie Melba: The Complete Victor Recordings (1907–16)

  10. Pol Plançon: Faust, Le veau d’or, 1:55

    Marston Pol Plançon: Zonophones 1901–02, G&Ts 1902–03

  11. Antonio Scotti: Tosca, Già mi dicon venal, 1:33

    Victor 88122; MET 516-CD Great Operas at the Met: Tosca

  12. Lillian Nordica; Alfred Hertz: Götterdämmerung, Immolation Scene, 1:40

    Mapleson Cylinder Recording; Marston 52027-2 Three American Sopranos: Lillian Nordica, Ada Adini, and Olive Fremstad. Mapleson Cylinder collection, Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

  13. Enrico Caruso: Rigoletto, Questa o quella, 1:58

    Victor 87018

  14. Feodor Chaliapin; Carlo Sabajno: Mefistofele, Ave, Signor! 1:31

    HMV 052355; EMI Classics 0777 7 64860 2 4 La Scala Edition Vol. 1: 1874–1914

  15. Geraldine Farrar, Louise Homer: Madama Butterfly, Flower Duet, 1:26

    Victor 89008 (C 4260-4); Romophone 81036-2 Geraldine Farrar: The Complete Victor Recordings (1907–09)

  16. Olive Fremstad: Tristan und Isolde, Liebestod, 1:42

    Columbia Phonograph Company (30707-2) A5521; Marston 52027-2 Three American Sopranos: Lillian Nordica, Ada Adini, and Olive Fremstad

  17. Emmy Destinn: The Bartered Bride, Ten lásky sen, 1:45

    Gramophone and Typewriter 073007; Supraphon 11 2136-2 600 The Complete Destinn

  18. Johanna Gadski, Louise Homer: Orfeo ed Euridice, Su e con me, 1:17

    (C-8609-1) 89041; Marston 53015-2 The Complete Johanna Gadski: Vol. 2

  19. Leo Slezak: Alessandro Stradella, Jungfrau Maria, 1:27

    Gramophone 4-42263; Pearl GEMM CDS 9299

  20. Adamo Didur: The Queen of Spades, Un giorno a Versaglia, 1:35

    XPh 1644/ Dischi Fonotipia 39512; EMI Classics 0777 7 64860 2 4 La Scala Edition Vol. 1: 1874–1914

  21. John McCormack: La Traviata, De’ miei bollenti spiriti, 1:35

    IRCC 94A (C 8693-1); Romophone 82006-2 John McCormack: The Acoustic Victor and HMV recordings (1910–11)

  22. Geraldine Farrar: Königskinder, Lieber Spielmann, 1:23

    Victor 88405; IRCC CD805 60th Anniversary Issue Commemorating Geraldine Farrar

  23. Geraldine Farrar, Hermann Jadlowker: Le Donne Curiose, Se in voi contanto forte fosse l’amor, 1:39

    Victor 88359 (C 11607-2); Marston 52017-2 Hermann Jadlowker: Dramatic Coloratura Tenor

  24. Enrico Caruso: Pagliacci, Vesti la giubba, 2:17

    Victor 96000 HMV 054117 (C-4317-1)

  25. Jacques Urlus: Lohengrin, Mein Lieber Schwan, 2:20

    Edison 83017; MET 510-CD Great Operas at the Met: Lohengrin

  26. Johanna Gadski, Pasquale Amato: Aida, Su Dunque, 1:25

    Victor 89067; Marston 53015-2 The Complete Johanna Gadski: Vol. 2

  27. Frida Hempel: Un Ballo in Maschera, Volta la terrea, 1:47

    Victor 87235; MET 525-CD Great Operas at the Met: Un Ballo in Maschera

  28. Otto Goritz: Das Rheingold, Alberich’s Curse, 1:34

    Victor 64203 (B-10042); MET 519-CD Great Operas at the Met: The Ring: Part One

  29. Frances Alda; Victor Herbert: Madeleine, A Perfect Day, 1:36

    Victor 74385 (C 14498-1); Romophone 81034-2 Frances Alda: The Complete Victor Recordings (1909–1915)

  30. Lucrezia Bori: Iris, In pure stille, 1:26

    Victor 87219 (B 15904-1); Romophone 81016-2 Lucrezia Bori: The Victor Recordings (1914–25)

  31. Margarete Matzenauer: Samson et Dalila, Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix, 1:33

    Victor 6531; Preiser 89183 Margarete Matzenauer

  32. JosÉ Mardones: Messa da Requiem, Confutatis, 1:28

    V 74832 (27790-5); Friso RF 121 D.L. VI-223-92 L.G. Jose Mardones: Arias y Canciones

  33. Rosa Ponselle; Romano Romani: La Forza del Destino, La vergine degli angeli, 2:22

    Columbia 49558, Met 522-CD Great Operas at the Met: La Forza del Destino

  34. Florence Easton: Gianni Schicchi, O mio babbino caro, 2:04

    Aeolian-Vocalion 30018 (1381); Marston 52033-2 Florence Easton: Absolute Soprano

  35. Giuseppe Danise: Faust, Avant de quitter ces lieux, 3:40

    Brunswick 50007; MET 513-CD Great Opera at the Met: Faust

  36. Beniamino Gigli: Mefistofele, Giunto sul passo estremo, 1:01

    Victor 64942 (B 24922-3); Romophone 82003-2 Beniamino Gigli: The Complete Victor Recordings (1921–25)

  37. Amelita Galli-Curci, Giuseppe de Luca; Josef Pasternack: Rigoletto, Piangi, fanciulla, 2:11

    Victor 87567; MET 518-CD Great Operas at the Met: Rigoletto

  38. Maria Jeritza: Tosca, Vissi d’arte, 1:28

    Victor 66111; MET 516-CD Great Operas at the Met: Tosca

  39. Claudia Muzio: Loreley, Dove son?, 2:06

    Edison 83320 (7922 F); Romophone 81005-2 Claudia Muzio: The Complete Edison Recordings (1920–1925)

  40. Elisabeth Rethberg: Aida, Ritorna vincitor, 1:33

    Brunswick 50043 B (X 11764); Romophone 81012-2 Elisabeth Rethberg: The Complete Brunswick Recordings (1924–29)

  41. Giovanni Martinelli: William Tell, Troncar suoi di, 1:20

    Victor 74800 (C 27426-2); Romophone 82012-2 Giovanni Martinelli: The Complete Acoustic Recordings (1912–24)

  42. Titta Ruffo: Andrea Chénier, Nemico della patria, 1:37

    Victor 88626; Preiser 89303 Titta Ruffo Edition

  43. Friedrich Schorr; Leo Blech: Die Walküre, Wotan’s Farewell, 2:09

    HMV D-1332 (CDR-4695-1/6-2); MET 519-CD Great Operas at the Met: The Ring: Part One

  44. Lawrence Tibbett; Rosario Bourdon: Falstaff, È sogno? o realtà?, 1:24

    Victor unpublished matrix CVE-34930; MET 403 One Hundred Years of Great Artists at the Met: The Gatti-Casazza Years II 1921–1935

  45. Lauritz Melchior; John Barbirolli: Tannhäuser, Dir töne Lob, 1:31

    Cc 19609 D 2057; EMI CDH 7 69789 2 Wagner: Opernarien — Melchior

  46. Lawrence Tibbett; Giulio Setti: King’s Henchman, Oh, Caesar, great wert thou!, 2:05

    Victor 8103 (CVE 43613-1); Preiser 89576 Lawrence Tibbett

  47. Rosa Ponselle; Giulio Setti: Norma, Casta Diva, 1:37

    Victor 8125 A (CVE 49031-3); Romophone 81007-2 Rosa Ponselle: The Victor Recordings (1926–29)

  48. Giacomo Lauri-Volpi: Il Trovatore, Di quella pira, 1:22

    Brunswick 15095; MET 509-CD Great Operas at the Met: Il Trovatore

  49. Lucrezia Bori; Frank Black: La Rondine, Ore dolci e divine, 1:40

    Victor 14615 B; Romophone 81017-2 Lucrezia Bori: The Victor Recordings (1925–37)

  50. Ezio Pinza: Don Giovanni, Deh, vieni alla finestra, 1:40

    MET 105CD Great Artists at the Met: Ezio Pinza

  51. Edward Johnson; Joseph Pasternack: La Fanciulla del West, Or son sei mesi, 1:37

    RCA Victor 09026-68921-2 The American Opera Singer

  52. Giulio Setti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus: Lohengrin, Treulich Geführt, 1:37

    Victor 11249; MET 510-CD Great Operas at the Met: Lohengrin

  53. Lily Pons, George Possel; Rosario Bourdon: Lucia di Lammermoor, Mad Scene, 1:10

    Victor 7369 (CVE-64398-1 / 64399-3); MET 213CD Portraits in Memory: Lily Pons

  54. Lawrence Tibbett; Giulio Setti: Simon Boccanegra, Plebe! Patrizii!, 2:27

    Victor 15642 (CS 036850-1); Preiser 89576 Lawrence Tibbett

  55. Lawrence Tibbett; Giulio Setti: The Emperor Jones, It’s a me, Oh Lawd, 1:02

    Victor 7959 (CS 81087-2); Preiser 89576 Lawrence Tibbett

  56. Frida Leider: Siegfried, Ewig war ich, 1:34

    HMV D 1532 & 1535; Preiser 89004 Frida Leider

  57. Lawrence Tibbett; Giulio Setti: Merry Mount, Last night, 1:34

    Victor 7959 (CS 81086-1); Preiser 89576 Lawrence Tibbett

  58. Lotte Lehmann; Manfred Gurlitt: Der Rosenkavalier, Oh, sei er gut, Quinquin … Die Zeit, die ist ein sonderbar Ding, 1:32

    Odeon O-8726 (xxB-7887); MET 703 The Met Centenarians: Lotte Lehmann

  59. Kirsten Flagstad, Lauritz Melchior; Edwin McArthur: Götterdämmerung, Zu neuen Taten, 1:34

    Victor 17739

  60. Marjorie Lawrence: Lohengrin, Elsa! Qui vient?, 1:13

    HMV DB 4890 (2PG 922/3); Preiser 89011 Marjorie Lawrence

  61. Kirsten Thorborg; Karl Riedel: Die Walküre, Deiner ew’gen Gattin, 2:08

    HMV D-1324; MET 519-CD Great Opera at the Met: The Ring: Part One

  62. Helen Jepson: Caponsacchi, I know you better … This very vivid morn, 1:31

    Victor 14183-B; IRCC-CD 818 Souvenirs from American Operas

  63. Bidú Sayão; Fausto Cleva: Manon, Adieu, notre petite table, 1:29

    Sony Classical MHK 62355

  64. Jussi Björling; Nils Grevillius: La Bohème, Che gelida manina, 1:56

    EMI CDH 7610532 Opera Arias: Jussi Björling

  65. Licia Albanese; Victor Trucco: Madama Butterfly, Ancora un passo or via, 1:29

    RCA Victor 12-1001 (Matrix D9-RC-1769); MET 229 Met Legends: Licia Albanese

  66. Ezio Pinza; Bruno Reibold: Le Nozze di Figaro, Non più andrai, 1:27

    Victor 18015; MET 504-CD Great Operas at the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro

  67. Astrid Varnay; Erich Leinsdorf: Die Walküre, Du bist der Lenz, 1:53

    Columbia 17354-D; MET 404 One Hundred Years of Great Artists at the Met: The Johnson Years 1935–1950

  68. Alexander Kipnis: Die Zauberflöte, In diesen heil’gen Hallen, 1:41

    Mat. 98631-2; Am. Col. 04336; GEMM CD 9451 The Best of Alexander Kipnis

  69. Jan Peerce; Wilfred Pelletier: Lucia di Lammermoor, Tu che a Dio spiegasti l’ali, 1:32

    Victor 18307; MET 521-CD Great Operas at the Met: Lucia di Lammermoor

  70. Jarmila Novotna: Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Elle a fui, la tourterelle, 1:34

    RCA Victor 11-9263; Preiser 89956 Four Famous Sopranos of the Past

  71. Richard Tucker; Emil Cooper: La Gioconda, Cielo e mar, 1:22

    Columbia 72399-D (XCO-37927); MET 524-CD Great Operas at the Met: La Gioconda

  72. Helen Traubel; Charles O’Connell: Tannhäuser, Dich, teure Halle, 1:31

    Victor 17268 (CS-48814-1); MET 214CD Portraits in Memory: Helen Traubel

  73. Licia Albanese, Robert Merrill; Frieder Weissmann: La Traviata, Dite alla giovine, 1:33

    Victor 11-9291 (D6-RC-5885); MET 226 Met Legends: Robert Merrill

  74. Risë Stevens, Nadine Conner; Max Rudolf: Hansel and Gretel, Prayer, 1:31

    Columbia, Odyssey Y2 32546

  75. Helen Traubel; Arturo Toscanini: Götterdämmerung, Immolation Scene 1:42

    RCA-Victor 09026-60304-2 Götterdämmerung & Siegfried Excerpts

  76. Ramon Vinay; Arturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony Orchestra: Otello, Dio, mi potevi scagliar, 1:25

    RCA Victor Gold Seal 60302-2-RG

  77. Leonard Warren; Jonel Perlea: Otello, Era la notte, 1:44

    RCA Victor LM-1932; MET 514-CD Great Operas at the Met: Otello

  78. Ferruccio Tagliavini; Ugo Tansini: L’Elisir d’Amore, Una furtiva lagrima, 1:27

    Cetra 2.70440 BB 25058

  79. Giuseppe di Stefano; Alberto Erede: Mignon, Ah! non credevi tu, 1:39

    VDP DB 6618, Grandi Voci Alla Scala: Giuseppe di Stefano

  80. Ljuba Welitsch; Fritz Reiner: Salome, Final scene, 1:51

    Sony Classical MH2K 62866

  81. Erna Berger, Risë Stevens; Fritz Reiner: Der Rosenkavalier, Mir ist die Ehre, 1:46

    Victor LM-9010; MET 515-CD Great Operas at the Met: Der Rosenkavalier

  82. Dorothy Kirsten; Jean Morel: Manon Lescaut, In quelle trine morbide, 2:09

    RCA Victor 11-9792; MET 242 3CD Met Stars Sing Puccini

  83. Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill; Renato Cellini: Don Carlo, Dio, che nell'alma, 1:39

    RCA Victor LM-1128; MET 237 3CD Met Stars Sing Verdi

  84. Cesare Siepi; Arturo Basile: Don Carlo, Ella giammai m’amò, 1:36

    Cetra BB 25246 (2-71104/5); Preiser 89511 Cesare Siepi

  85. Robert Merrill; Renato Cellini: Don Carlo, O Carlo ascolta, 1:34

    RCA Victor LM-1128; MET 237 3CD Met Stars Sing Verdi

  86. Kirsten Flagstad; Wilhelm Furtwängler: Tristan und Isolde, Act II passage, 1:50

    HMV ALP 1030-1035

  87. Victoria de los Angeles; Walter Susskind: Faust, Jewel Song, 1:40

    EMI CDH 7 63495 2 Victoria de los Angeles: Opera Arias

  88. Eleanor Steber, Blanche Thebom; Fritz Stiedry: Così Fan Tutte, If this love, 1:33

    Sony Classical MH2K 60652

  89. Risë Stevens; Fritz Reiner: Carmen, Les tringles des sistres tintaient, 1:41

    RCA 7981-2-RG

  90. Zinka Milanov; Renato Cellini: La Forza del Destino, Pace, pace, mio Dio!, 1:51

    A Victor LM 1777 (E3RP-5314); Preiser 89593 Zinka Milanov

  91. Igor Stravinsky, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: The Rake’s Progress, Prelude, :31

    Columbia ML 4724

  92. Hilde Güden; Igor Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress, Quietly night, 1:20

    Columbia ML 4724

  93. Cesare Valletti; Erich Leinsdorf: Don Giovanni, Dalla sua pace, 1:40

    Vienna; MET Great Opera at the Met: Don Giovanni

  94. Margaret Harshaw; Dimitri Mitropoulos: Die Walküre, War es so schmählich, 2:42

    MORC MO728

  95. James McCracken; Fausto Cleva: Aida, Il sacre suolo, 1:41

    MORC MO 721

  96. Charles Anthony; Tibor Kozma: Don Pasquale, Cercherò lontana terra, 2:06

    MORC 715

  97. Marian Anderson; Dimitri Mitropoulos: Un Ballo in Maschera, Re dell’abisso, 2:06

    RCA Victor LM-1911; MET 220CD Portraits in Memory: Marian Anderson

  98. Roberta Peters; Dimitri Mitropoulos: Un Ballo in Maschera, Saper vorreste, 1:04

    RCA Victor LM-1911; MET 525CD Great Operas at the Met: Un Ballo in Maschera

  99. Mario Del Monaco; Argeo Quadri: Otello, Esultate, 1:08

    HMV DB-11337; MET 514-CD Great Operas at the Met: Otello

  100. Renata Tebaldi; Alberto Erede: Otello, Piango... m'agghiaccia il brivido, 1:43

    London 440 245-2

  101. Zinka Milanov, Rosalind Elias, Giuseppe di Stefano, Plinio Clabassi; Fernando Previtali: La Gioconda, Madre! Enzo adorato!, 1:35

    RCA Victor LSC-6139; MET 524-CD Great Operas at the Met: La Gioconda

  102. Lucine Amara, Martial Singher; Jean Morel: Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Act III scene, 1:58

    MORC MO 710

  103. Jerome Hines; Tibor Kozma: Die Zauberflöte, O Isis and Osiris, 1:25

    MORC 823

  104. Theodor Uppman; Tibor Kozma: Die Zauberflöte, A sweetheart or a maiden, 1:49

    MORC 823

  105. Robert McFerrin; Fausto Cleva: Rigoletto, Cortigiani, 4:19

    MET Verdi at the Met, MORC MO 214

  106. Maria Callas; Victor De Sabata: Tosca, Vissi d’arte, 1:35

    EMI Classics CDCB 7 47174-2

  107. Patrice Munsel; Jean Morel: La Périchole, Oh my dearest from my heart I swear it, 1:39

    MORC 713

  108. Dimitri Mitropoulos, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Die Walküre, Introduction, 2:37

    MORC MO 728

  109. Lisa Della Casa, Cesare Siepi, Fernando Corena; Josef Krips: Don Giovanni, Ah! chi mi dice mai, 1:37

    Decca 289 466 389-2

  110. Cesare Siepi, Fernando Corena; Josef Krips: Don Giovanni, Già la mensa è preparata, 1:42

    Vienna; Decca 289 466 389-2

  111. Rosalind Elias; Dimitri Mitropoulos: Vanessa, Must the winter come so soon, 1:52

    RCA 7899-2-RG

  112. Eleanor Steber, Nicolai Gedda, Rosalind Elias, Giorgio Tozzi, Regina Resnik; Dimitri Mitropoulos: Vanessa, To leave, to break, 2:02

    RCA 7899-2-RG

  113. Leonard Warren, Leonie Rysanek, Carlo Bergonzi; Erich Leinsdorf, Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra: Macbeth, Schiudi, inferno, inghiotti, 1:32

    New York; RCA 4516-2-RG

  114. Cornell MacNeil; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli: Rigoletto, Pari siamo!, 1:32

    Angel SCL-3718; MET 518-CD Great Operas at the Met: Rigoletto

  115. Giulietta Simionato, Cornell MacNeil; Tullio Serafin: Cavalleria Rusticana, Il Signore vi manda, compar Alfio, 1:29

    1959.10.31 London/Decca OSA-1213; MET 512-CD Great Opera at the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

  116. Nicolai Gedda; Alceo Galliera: Eugene Onegin, Lenski’s Aria, 1:32

    EMI CDM 7 69550 2 Nicolai Gedda: Opera Arias

  117. Birgit Nilsson; Georg Solti: Tristan und Isolde, Wie lachend sie, 1:27

    Birgit Nilsson; Georg Solti, Vienna Philharmonic: Tristan und Isolde, Wie lachend sie, 1:27
    London 430 234-2

  118. George London, Leonie Rysanek; Antal Dorati: Der Fliegende Holländer, Duet, 1:36

    London 417 319-2

  119. Leonard Warren; Renato Cellini: La Forza del Destino, Urna fatale, 1:43

    February 16, 1950; EO-RC-148-2 Leonard Warren Commemorative Disk I

  120. Eileen Farrell; Thomas Schippers: Alceste, Divinités du Styx, 1:24

    XAX 1310/1311; Testament SBT 1073 Eileen Farrell Sings Opera Arias and Songs

  121. Leontyne Price; Arturo Basile: Il Trovatore, D’amor sull’ali rosee, 1:36

    RCA Victor LSC-6150; MET 223 Met Legends: Leontyne Price

  122. Franco Corelli; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli: Turandot, Non piangere, Liù, 1:36

    EMI CDMB 7 69327 2

  123. Anna Moffo; Tullio Serafin: Turandot, Signore, ascolta, 1:43

    RCA Victor LSC-2504; MET 227 Met Legends: Anna Moffo

  124. George Shirley; Erich Leinsdorf: Così fan Tutte, Un aura amorosa, 1:30

    1967; RCA / BMG 6677

  125. Joan Sutherland; Sir John Pritchard: Lucia di Lammermoor, Spargi d’amaro pianto, 1:16

    London 411 622-2

  126. James McCracken; Sir John Barbirolli: Otello, Ora e per sempre addio, 1:18

    MET 406 One Hundred Years of Great Artists at the Met: The Bing Years II 1961–1972

  127. Giorgio Tozzi; Dimitri Mitropoulos: Boris Godunov, Mine is the highest Power, 1:50

    MORC MO 417

  128. Carlo Bergonzi; Gianandrea Gavazzeni: Aida, Celeste Aida, 1:29

    London/Decca 475 392-2 Carlo Bergonzi: Operatic Recital

  129. Regina Resnik; Leonard Bernstein: Falstaff, Act III, Scene 1 excerpt, 0:54

    CBS Records M2K 42535

  130. Mirella Freni; Thomas Schippers: La Bohème, Addio … Donde lieta uscì, 1:29

    Angel SBL-3643; MET 239 Met Legends: Mirella Freni

  131. Grace Bumbry; Sir Georg Solti: Don Carlo, O don fatale, 1:29

    London/Decca 421 114-2

  132. Renata Scotto; Sir John Barbirolli: Madama Butterfly, Reggimi la mano, 1:40

    EMI CMS 7 69654 2

  133. Leontyne Price; Thomas Schippers: Antony and Cleopatra, Give me my robe, 1:27

    RCA Red Seal 74321 63463 2 Leontyne Price: The Ultimate Collection

  134. Leonie Rysanek; Karl Böhm: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Ist mein liebster dahin, 1:42

    London/Decca 425–981

  135. James King; Karl Böhm: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Falke, Falke, du wiedergefundener, 1:38

    Deutsche Grammophon 415 472-2

  136. Christa Ludwig, Walter Berry; Heinrich Hollreiser: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Mir anvertraut, dass ich sie hege, 1:59

    RCA Victorola Vic 1269, Scenes from Strauss

  137. Sándor Konya; Erich Leinsdorf: Lohengrin, In fernem land, 1:35

    RCA Victor LSC-6710; MET 510-CD Great Operas at the Met: Lohengrin

  138. Sherrill Milnes; James Conlon: Mourning Becomes Electra, Too Weak to Kill the Man I Hate, 1:43

    RCA Victor 09026-61509-2 A Salute to American Music — Highlights; The Richard Tucker Music Foundation — Gala XVI

  139. Jon Vickers; Sir Colin Davis: Peter Grimes, In dreams, 1:35

    Philips 462 847-2

  140. Pilar Lorengar; Georg Solti: Die Zauberflöte, Ach, ich fühl’s, 1:35

    London/Decca 414 568-2

  141. Hermann Prey; Georg Solti: Die Zauberflöte, Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja, 1:26

    London/Decca 414 568-2

  142. Montserrat Caballé; Peter Maag: Luisa Miller, Ah! l’ultima preghiera, 1:38

    London/Decca 417 420-2

  143. Sherrill Milnes; Peter Maag: Luisa Miller, Ah! fu giusto, 1:45

    London/Decca 417 420-2

  144. Plácido Domingo; Nello Santi: Adriana Lecouvreur: La Dolcissima effigie, 2:01

    Teldec 3984-23292-2 Sempre Belcanto: The Legendary First Recital Recording

  145. Nicolai Ghiaurov; Sir Georg Solti: Don Carlo, Dormiro sol, 2:00

    London/Decca 421 114-2

  146. Shirley Verrett; Carlo Maria Giulini: Don Carlo: Nei giardin del bello saracin ostello, 1:41

    EMI Classics 7243 5 67397 2 7

  147. Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni; Herbert von Karajan: La Bohème, O soave fanciulla, 1:39

    London/Decca 421049

  148. Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne; Richard Bonynge: Norma, Mira, o Norma, 1:50

    London/Decca 289 470 414-2

  149. Martina Arroyo; Bruno Bartoletti: Aida, O patria mia, 1:59

    Buenos Aires; Antologia I

  150. James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Luisa Miller, Overture, 1:33

    Sony Classical S2K 48073

  151. Luciano Pavarotti; Richard Bonynge: La Fille du Régiment, Ah! mes amis, 1:37

    London/Decca 414 520-2

  152. Leonard Bernstein, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Carmen, Prelude, 1:17

    Deutsche Grammophon 427 440-2

  153. Jon Vickers; Sir Colin Davis: Les Troyens, Reine, je suis Énée!, 0:55

    Philips 416 432-2

  154. Martti Talvela; Jerzy Semkow: Boris Godunov, Coronation scene, 1:48

    EMI Classics 0777 7 54377 2 0

  155. Beverly Sills; Thomas Schippers: The Siege of Corinth, Che di gloria, 1:57

    EMI 0 7777 64335 2 3

  156. Judith Blegen; Daniel Barenboim: Le Nozze di Figaro, Venite, inginocchiatevi, 1:27

    EMI/HMV SLS-995; MET 504-CD Great Operas at the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro

  157. Tatiana Troyanos; Sir Georg Solti: Ariadne auf Naxos, Ich weiss nicht, wo mir der Kopf steht, 1:38

    London/Decca 430 384-2

  158. Régine Crespin; Pierre Dervaux: Dialogues des Carmélites, Oh! il y a bien des sortes de pauvreté, 1:54

    INA, mémoire Vive

  159. Teresa Stratas; Gerard Schwarz: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, Havanna-Lied, 1:49

    Nonesuch 79131-2 Stratas Sings Weill

  160. Peter Pears; Benjamin Britten, London Symphony Orchestra: Billy Budd, I am an old man now, 1:40

    London/Decca 417 428-2

  161. Hildegard Behrens; Sir Georg Solti: Fidelio, Komm, Hoffnung, 1:31

    London 455 066-2

  162. Kurt Moll; Karl Böhm: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Ha, wie will ich triumphieren, 1:32

    Deutsche Grammophon 429 868-2

  163. Plácido Domingo; James Levine: Otello, Dio! mi potevi scagliar, 1:57

    London; RCA RCD2-2951

  164. Teresa Stratas, Franz Mazura; Pierre Boulez: Lulu, Diese Zeilen, 1:34

    Deutsche Grammophon 463 617-2

  165. José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli, Ingvar Wixell; Sir Colin Davis: La Bohème, Mimì è una civetta, 1:18

    Philips 6769-031; MET 501-CD Great Operas at the Met: La Bohème

  166. Luciano Pavarotti; Sir John Pritchard: Idomeneo, Fuor del mar, 1:37

    London/Decca 411 805-2

  167. Marilyn Horne; Claudio Scimone: Rinaldo, Or la tromba, 1:32

    Erato 2292-45186-2 Recital: Handel Airs d’Opéra — Marilyn Horne

  168. Carol Vaness; Leopold Hager: La Clemenza di Tito, Non piu di fiori, 1:53

    RCA 60562-2-RC Carol Vaness: Mozart Opera Arias

  169. Simon Estes, Roberta Alexander; Leonard Slatkin: Porgy and Bess, Bess, you is my woman now, 1:36

    Philips 412 720-2

  170. Frederica von Stade; Sir Georg Solti: Le Nozze di Figaro, Non so più, 1:36

    London/Decca LDR-74001; MET 504-CD Great Operas at the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro

  171. Kathleen Battle; Riccardo Muti: Le Nozze di Figaro, Deh vieni non tardar, 1:33

    EMI CDS-7-47978-8; MET 504-CD Great Operas at the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro

  172. Alfredo Kraus; Michel Plasson: Roméo et Juliette, Ah! lève-toi, soleil, 1:31

    EMI 7473658

  173. Thomas Hampson, Dawn Upshaw; James Levine: Le Nozze di Figaro, Crudel! perchè finora, 1:30

    Deutsche Grammophon 431 619-2

  174. Dolora Zajick, Plácido Domingo; James Levine: Il Trovatore, Condotta ell’era in ceppi, 1:34

    MVH 2 The Metropolitan Opera Verdi Highlights, Volume 2 (Sony Classical)

  175. Jessye Norman; James Levine: Erwartung, Hier hinein?, 1:38

    Philips 426 261-2

  176. Raymond Gniewek (Violin); James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: I Lombardi, Violin solo, 1:31

    London/Decca 455 287-2

  177. James Levine; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra: I Lombardi, O signore, dal tetto natìo, 1:37

    London/Decca 455 287-2

  178. Hildegard Behrens, James Morris; James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Die Walküre, Excerpt from Act III, 1:33

    Deutsche Grammophon 423 389-2

  179. Andrea Gruber; James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Götterdämmerung, Es ragt die Burg, 1:33

    Deutsche Grammophon 429 385-2

  180. Matti Salminen; James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Götterdämmerung, Hier sitz’ ich zur Wacht, 1:28

    Deutsche Grammophone 429 385-2

  181. Jessye Norman; James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Parsifal, Ich sah das Kind, 1:33

    Deutsche Grammophon 437 501-2

  182. James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Pictures at an Exhibition, 1:21

    Deutsche Grammophon 449 229-2 Maestro of the Met: James Levine and Friends

  183. Aprile Millo, Vladimir Chernov; James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Il Trovatore, Mira, di acerbe lagrime, 1:36

    MVH 2 The Metropolitan Opera Verdi Highlights Volume 2 (Sony Classical)

  184. Deborah Voigt; Richard Armstrong: Ariadne auf Naxos, Es gibt ein Reich, 1:28

    EMI Classics 57681 Deborah Voigt: Obsessions — Wagner and Strauss

  185. Gabriela Benacková; Václav Neumann: Rusalka, Song to the Moon, 1:57

    Supraphon 90C37-7201-3

  186. Bryn Terfel; James Levine: Don Giovanni, Madamina, il catalogo è questo, 1:39

    Deutsche Grammophone 445 866-2 Bryn Terfel: Opera Arias

  187. Dmitri Hvorostovsky; Valery Gergiev: The Queen of Spades, Yeletski’s Aria, 1:37

    Phillips 426 740-2

  188. Ramón Vargas; Marcello Viotti: Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Se il mio nome, 1:17

    Claves CD 50.9202 Ramón Vargas: Rossini/Donizetti Opera Arias

  189. Ben Heppner; Wolfgang Sawallisch: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Fanget an!, 1:32

    EMI Classics 7243 5 55142 2 6

  190. René Pape; Wolfgang Sawallisch: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Hört, ihr leut’ (Nightwatchman’s call), 0:52

    EMI Classics 7243 5 55142 2 6

  191. Karita Mattila; Sir Georg Solti: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, O Sachs! Mein freund, 1:35

    London/Decca 452 606-2

  192. Cecilia Bartoli; Giuseppe Patanè: La Cenerentola, Non più mesta, 1:34

    London/Decca 425 430-2 Cecilia Bartoli: Rossini Arias

  193. Olga Borodina; Valery Gergiev: Boris Godunov, O, tsarevich, I beg you, do not curse me, 1:37

    Philips 462 230-2

  194. Kiri Te Kanawa; Ulf Schirmer: Capriccio, Kein andres, 1:37

    London/Decca 444 405-2

  195. Natalie Dessay; Patrick Fournillier: Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Les oiseaux dans la charmille, 1:42

    EMI Classics 7243 5 56159 2 3 Natalie Dessay: French Opera Arias

  196. Denyce Graves; Maurizio Barbacini: Samson et Dalila, Printemps qui commence, 1:32

    RCA-Victor 09026-63509-2 Denyce Graves — Voce di Donna

  197. Renée Fleming; James Levine: Susannah, The trees on the mountains, 2:06

    London/Decca 289 460 567-2 Renée Fleming: I want Magic!

  198. David Daniels; Roger Norrington: Giulio Cesare, Cara Speme, 1:48

    Virgin Classics Veritas 453256

  199. Valery Gergiev, Kirov Opera and Orchestra: The Gambler, Entr’ acte, 1:39

    Philips 454 559-2

  200. Samuel Ramey; Donato Renzetti: Nabucco, Tu sul labbro, 2:01

    Philips 420 184-2 Samuel Ramey: Opera Arias

  201. Susan Graham; Harry Bicket: Idomeneo, Non ho colpa, 1:31

    Erato 85768 Susan Graham: Il Tenero Momento — Mozart & Gluck Arias

  202. Valery Gergiev, Kirov Opera and Orchestra: War and Peace, Part I, Scene 2 Waltz, 1:33

    Philips 434 097-2

  203. Renée Fleming; Patrick Summers: Il Pirata, Col sorriso d’innocenza, 1:25

    London/Decca 289 67 101-2 Renée Fleming: Bel Canto

  204. Gregory Turay; Dennis Russell Davies: A View From the Bridge, City Lights, 3:45

    New World Records 80588-2

  205. Karita Mattila; Bernard Haitink: Jenufa, Act I excerpt, 1:33

    Erato 0927-45330-2

  206. Deborah Voigt; Charles Dutoit: Les Troyens: Malheureux Roi!, 1:40

    London/Decca 443 693-2

  207. Neil Shicoff; Eugene Kohn: La Juive, Rachel, quand du Seigneur, 1:23

    Millennial Arts Productions

  208. Roberto Alagna; Antonio Pappano: Werther, Rêve! Extase! Bonheur!, 1:34

    EMI Classics 7243 5 56820 2 4

  209. Juan Diego Flórez; Riccardo Chailly: L’Italiana in Algeri, Concedi, amor pietoso, 1:38

    Decca 289 470 024-2 Juan Diego Flórez: Rossini Arias

  210. Plácido Domingo; Daniel Barenboim: Die Walküre, Siegmund heiss’ich, 1:35

    Teldec 3984-23294-2 Wagner: Die Walküre, Act I

  211. James Morris; James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Siegfried, Act III opening, 3:10

    Deutsche Grammophon 429 407-2

  212. James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: Götterdämmerung, Conclusion, 1:35

    Deutsche Grammophon 429 385-2