Thursday, November 10, 2011

From the Vault: Margaret Price at the Wigmore Hall on RCA

From 1971 comes this RCA Red Seal album of soprano Margaret Price and pianist James Lockhart performing recital music from Wigmore Hall in London. This was the same year she made her Cologne Opera debut in Don Giovanni and one year before making the complete recording of Così fan tutte (singing Fiordiligi) under Otto Klemperer. Complete track listing is after the jump.

Side 1
1. Bellini: Almen se non poss'io
2. Donizetti: La Conocchia
3. Verdi: Ave Maria
4. Rossini: L'Invito
5. Mussorgsky: The Nursery
    (a) With the Nurse
    (b) In the Corner
    (c) The Beetle
    (d) The Doll's Lullaby
    (e) The Evening Prayer
    (f) The Cat "Sailor"
    (g) The Hobby Horse

Side 2
1. Mozart: Die ihr die unermesslichen Weltalls Schöpfer ehrt (Eine kleine deutsche Kantate) K. 619
2. Liszt: Tre Sonetti di Petrarca
    (a) Pace non trovo
    (b) Benedetto sia 'l giorno
    (c) I' vidi in terra angelici costumi

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