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 Offer Menotti - The Consul & Amelia al ballo

Patricia Neway, Marie Powers & Cornell MacNeil, Margherita Carosio, Rolando Panerai & Giacinto Prandelli

Orchestra, Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, Lehman Engel, Nino Sanzogno

The Amelia is splendid in every way, with fine, natural recorded sound, verve and style in Sanzogno's conducting, charm of an agreebly "period" kind in Carosio's singing and very able backing... More…

2 CDs

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Contents:

Menotti: The Consul

1:31:53
  • Studio chorus, Studio orchestra
  • Lehman Engel
  • Mabel Mercer (soprano), Patricia Neway (soprano), Maria Andreassi (soprano), Marie Powers (contralto), Gloria Lane (mezzo-soprano), Cornell MacNeil (baritone), Leon Lishner (bass), Andrew McKinley (tenor), George Jongyans (bass-baritone), Maria Marlo (soprano), Francis Monachino (baritone), Lydia Summers (contralto)
  • Recorded: April 1950
  • Recording Venue: New York City, USA

Act I Scene 1: Tu reviendras et voudras m'enfermer dans tes bras (Voice on the Record, John, Magda, Mother)

3:13

Act I Scene 1: Quick, John! The Police! (Magda, Mother, Secret Police Agent)

5:48

Act I Scene 1: Don't move yet (Magda, Mother, John)

3:09
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Act I Scene 1: Now, O lips, say goodbye (Magda, John, Mother)

4:18

Act I Scene 2: Interlude

1:01

Act I Scene 2: Next. Yes … What can I do for you? (Secretary, Kofner)

2:14

Act I Scene 2: Next … Buon giorno (Secretary, Foreign Woman, Kofner)

3:40

Act I Scene 2: Next … May I speak to the Consul? (Secretary, Magda)

4:14

Act I Scene 2: In endless waiting rooms (Vera Boronel, Anna Gomez, Magda, Magician, Kofner)

3:36

Act II Scene 1: What is the matter, little lamb? (Mother)

1:53

Act II Scene 1: I shall find for you shells and stars (Mother)

3:18

Act II Scene 1: John, John, why did you bring me … (Magda, Mother)

4:03

Act II Scene 1: It is the signal! (Magda, Mother, Secret Police Agent, Assan)

4:06

Act II Scene 1: Mother! Why are you so still, Mother! (Magda, Mother)

3:51

Act II Scene 1: Interlude

1:30

Act II Scene 2: What did you say your name was? (Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Kofner)

1:36

Act II Scene 2: My charming ma'moiselle (Magician, Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Kofner, Foreign Woman)

7:12

Act II Scene 2: Any news for me? (Magda, Secretary)

2:18

Act II Scene 2: To this we've come (Magda, Vera Boronel, Kofner, Secretary)

7:43

Act III Scene 1: How often must I tell you, Mrs. Sorel (Secretary, Vera Boronel, Assan, Magda)

4:18

Act III Scene 1: Don't forget to sign (Secretary, Vera Boronel, Magda, Assan)

2:22

Act III Scene 1: Oh, those faces! All those faces! (Secretary)

1:47

Act III Scene 1: Who are you? How did you get in? (Secretary, John, Secret Police Agent)

2:12

Act III Scene 1: Don't be afraid, Mr. Sorel! (Secretary)

2:44

Act III Scene 2: I never meant to do this (Magda, Foreign Woman, Kofner, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mother, John, Secretary)

2:32

Act III Scene 2: Lo, Death's frontiers are open (Foreign Woman, Kofner, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mother, John, Secretary, Magician, Magda)

4:42

Act III Scene 2: Mother, John, wait (Magda, Mother, John, Magician, Chorus)

2:33
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Menotti: Amelia al Ballo

51:41
  • Milan La Scala Chorus, Milan La Scala Orchestra
  • Nino Sanzogno
  • Giacinto Prandelli (tenor), Rolando Panerai (baritone), Enrico Campi (bass), Silvana Zanolli (mezzo-soprano), Margherita Carosio (soprano), Maria Amadini (contralto), Elena Mazzoni (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: March 1954
  • Recording Venue: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy

Orchestral prelude

4:14

Stringi! Allaccia, allacia! (Amelia, First Maid, Second Maid, Friend)

1:40

Duettino: La notte, la notte e troppo breve (Amelia, Friend)

1:35
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Sono pronto! Dammi i fiori (Amelia, Friend, Maids)

2:01

Non si va! Non si va! (Husband, Amelia)

1:17

Amelia, Amelia! (Husband, Amelia)

2:10

Romanza: Amelia cara (Husband)

2:22

Osi ancora negar? (Husband, Amelia)

0:51

Duettino: No, no, no! Al ballo non andremo (Husband, Amelia)

2:03

Ebbene, si (Amelia, Husband)

1:03

Il mio amante e quel signore (Amelia, Husband)

1:51

Che disdetta! (Amelia, Lover)

2:18

Romanza: Vola intanto l'ora insonne (Amelia)

2:37

Amelia! Amelia! (Lover, Amelia)

1:05

Contro me non porta offesa (Amelia, Lover)

1:27

Non l'ho pescato in tempo (Husband, Amelia)

1:21

Ah! Cane, impara … (Husband, Amelia, Lover)

3:15

Romanza: Fu di notte, come in sogno (Lover, Husband, Amelia)

3:49

Terzetto: Chi puo saper (Amelia, Lover, Husband)

4:19

Orchestral interlude - Che c'e? Che c'e? (Chorus)

1:48

Gia capito (Chief of Police, Chorus, Amelia)

2:08

Seduta alla specchiera (Amelia, Chorus, Chief of Police, Lover)

2:40

Perche affligersi tanto? (Chief of Police, Amelia)

2:07

Gioite, gioite, Amelia al ballo andra (Chorus)

1:40
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