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Discography - Other arias, duets, operetta, coloratura pieces


+ French & Italian Operatic Arias 1 CD DDD
EMI 7243 5 65557 2 3 (E-CDEMX2234; EMI Angel CDC47047, in Japan: Toshiba EMI CC38-3014) P1982 C1995
Recorded 26, 27, 29. 05. 1981., in Munich (?)
Munich Radio Orchestra, Gustav Kuhn (cond.)
1. Delibes: Lakmé, Act 2 - "Ou va la jeune indoue?" (Bell Song) 7:22
2. Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots, Act 1 - "Nobles seigneurs, salut!" (Urbain's Cavatina) 4:20
3. Gounod: Roméo et Juliette - "Ah! Je veux vivre" (Juliet's Waltz Song) 3:44
4. Thomas: Hamlet, Act 4 - "A vos jeux, mes amis - Partagez-vous mes fleurs" (Mad Scene) 12:52
5. Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor, Act 3 - "Il dolce suono - Ardon gl'incensi" (Mad Scene) 16:17
6. Rossini: Semiramide, Act 1 - "Bell raggio lusinghier" (Semiramide's Cavatina) 5:58
7. Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia - "Una voce poco fa" (Rosina's Cavatina) 5:53
Note: All the material of this CD can be found in the "Great moments..." CD set on EMI.
 
+ Berühmte Opernarien (Famous Opera Arias) 1 CD DDD
Orfeo C 101 841 A C1985 P1985
Recorded 10.-17. 10. 1983. Studio I des Bayerischen Rundfunks München
Münchner Rundfunksorchester, Lamberto Gardelli (cond.), Edita Gruberova (soprano)
1. Mozart: "Vanne, t'affretta - Ah, se il crudel periglio" - Rezitativ und Arie der Giunia aus "Lucio Silla" 9:41
2. R. Strauss: "Grossmächtige Prinzessin" - Rezitativ und Arie der Zerbinetta aus "Ariadne auf Naxos" (Urfassung) 14:46
3. Bellini: "Ah! non credea mirarti" - Szene und Arie der Amina aus "La Sonnambula" 9:01
4. Cherubini: "E tu che a me divin prometti il destino" - Aria der Glauce (Kreusa) aus "Medea" 6:34
5. Thomas: "Oui, pour ce soir - Je suis Titania" - aus "Mignon" 5:20
 
Edita Gruberova: Virtuoso Arias 1 CD DDD 55:25
EMI Angel CDC 7 47434 2 (In Japan: Toshiba EMI CC33-3415) P1986
Recorded 18-21. 11. 1984., Studio 1 Bayerischer Rundfunk - München
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Kurt Eichhorn (cond.)
"Deciso e dunque" - Donizetti: La Figlia del Reggimento
"Care compagne - Come per me sereno" - Bellini: La Sonnambula
"Casta diva" - Bellini: Norma
"Crudele! - Non mi dir" - Mozart: Don Giovanni
"Dove sono" - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
"Wie nahte mir der Schlummer" Weber: Die Freischütz
"Dall'infame banchetto" - Verdi: I Masnadieri
Note: all the material of this CD can be found in the "Great moments..." CD set on EMI.
 
+ Edita Gruberova sings Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti 1 CD 63:13 DDD
Sony Classical SK 45633 (2015 reissue: 88875086692) (Sony CD 7464 45633 2; Columbia MK-45633; Supraphon 11 034-2631) P1989 C1992
Recorded 24.-26. 8. 1988., Dvorak Hall in the House of Artists, Prague
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus of the Smetana Theatre, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
1. Verdi: I vespri siciliani, Act V - "Mercé, dilette amiche" (Bolero) 4:12
2. Verdi: La Traviata, Act I - "E strano!... Ah, fors'e lui... Sempre libera" with Leon Maria Vodicka (tenor) 8:47
3. Verdi: Ernani, Act I - "Surta e la notte... Ernani! Ernnani, involami" 8:52
4. Bellini: I Puritani, Act I - "Son vergin vezzosa" (Polonaise) with Virginie Walterová (mezzo-soprano), Leon Maria Vodicka (tenor), Pavel Horacek (bass) 5:41
5. Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor, Act I - "Ancor non giunse!... Regnava nel silenzio" with Virginie Walterová (mezzo-soprano) 13:36
6. Donizetti: Roberto Devereux, Act I - "Duchessa, alle fervide preci... L'amor suo mi fe' beata... Ah! ritorna qual ti spero" (Scene & Aria of Elizabeth) with Jirina Marková (soprano), Leon Maria Vodicka (tenor), Pavel Horacek (bass) 12:38
7. Donizetti: Maria Stuarda, Act III - "Anna, - Qui piu sommessi favellate / Deh! Tu di un'umile" (Grand Scene and Prayer) with Jirina Marková (soprano) 8:41
 
+ Edita Gruberova - The Tokyo Recital 1990 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 080560-2 P1993
Recorded live 12. 1990 Suntory Hall, Tokyo
The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
1. Rossini: "Bel raggio lusinghier" - Aria of Semiramide from Semiramide, Act I 6:55
2. Verdi: "Caro nome" - Aria of Gilda from Rigoletto Act I 7:06
3. Delibes: "Ou va la jeune hindoue?" - Bell-song of Lakmé from Lakmé Act II 7:53
4. Gounod: "Ah! Je veux vivre" - Waltz-song of Juliette from Romeo et Juliette Act I 4:13
5. Thomas: "Oui pour ce soir - je suis Titania" - Polonaise of Philine from Mignon Act II 6:09
6. Thomas: "A vos jeux, mes amis" - Mad Scene of Ophélia from Hamlet Act IV 15:03
Note this CD is available only in Japan. Most of its material can be found on the "Art of Gruberova" CD on Nightingale.
 
+ The Art of Gruberova 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 170560-2 P1996 C1996
Recorded live 12. 1990 & 3. 1993, Suntory Hall, Tokyo
The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
The Art of Belcanto:
1. Rossini: Semiramide - Semiramide: "Bel raggio lusinghier" 6:20
2. Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment - Marie: "Par le rang et par l'opulence" 9:57
3. Verdi: Rigoletto - Gilda: "Caro nome" 6:41
The Art of Coloratura:
4. Gounod: Roméo et Juliette - Juliette: "Ah! Je veux vivre" 3:52
5. Thomas: Mignon - Philine: "Oui pour ce soir je suis Titania" 5:49
6. Delibes: Lakmé - Lakmé: "Ou va la jeune Indoue?" 7:57
The Art of Humour:
7. R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos - Zerbinetta: "Grossmächtige Prinzessin" 11:56
8. Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffman - Olympia: "Les oiseaux dans la charmille" 6:23
9. J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus - Adele: "Spiel' ich die Unschuld vom Lande" 4:58
Note: Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 were probably recorded in 1990, and tracks 2, 7, 8, 9 in 1993.
Note 2: The CD is available in Japan under the title "Edita Gruberova in Japan".

 
+ Wahnsinnsszenen (Mad Scenes) 74:19 DDD
Nightingale Classics NC110560-2 P1993,1994 C1995
Recorded 09-10. 10. 1993. in Herkulessaal der Münchner Residenz (track 3) 27.-28. 05. 1994. in der Philharmonie im Münchner Gasteig (tracks 1,2,4,5)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Fabio Luisi (cond.)
1. Rimskij-Korsakow: Die Zarenbraut, Szene und Arie der Marfa, 4.Akt (2. Szene), "Iwan Sergéitsch" 5:29
2. Thomas: Hamlet, Szene und Ballade der Ophélie, 4. Akt (Finale) "A vos jeux, mes amis..." - "Pale et blonde..." 13:16
3. Bellini: I Puritani, Szene und Arie der Elvira, 2. Akt (3. Szene) "O rendetemi la speme..." - Vien diletto..." 17:18
with Ettore Kim (baritone), Francesco Ellero d'Artegna (bass)
4. Bellini: Il Pirata, Szene und Arie der Imogene, 2. Akt (Finale) "Oh! S'io potessi..." - "Col sorriso d'innocenza..." 16:57
with Monika Schmidt(soprano)
5. Donizetti: Anna Bolena, Szene und Arie der Anna, 2. Akt (Finale) "Piangete voi..." - Al dolce guidami..." 21:04
with Gisela Uhlmann (mezzo-soprano), Heinrich Weber (tenor), Anton Rosner (tenor), Dankwart Siegele (bass)
Note: Track 3 is - at least partially - not the same version as in the I Puritani CD (Nightingale Classics NC070562-2), though recorded (approximately) at the same time, with the same performers

 
+ Bellini Portraits 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC001024-2 C2012
IL PIRATA (Imogene)
recorded in 1994
"Oh! S'io potessi... " - "Col sorriso d'innocenza... " - "Qual sono / Oh, Sole!"
with Monika Schmidt (Adele), Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Fabio Luisi (cond.)
I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI (Giulietta)
recorded in 1999
"Eccomi in lieta vesta..." - "Oh! Quante volte..." "Morte io non temo..." - "Ah non poss'io partire..."
with Tamás Clementis (Capellio), Erwin Schrott (Lorenzo), Hungarian National Choir, North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
LA SONNAMBULA (Amina)
recorded in 1998
"Ah! non credea mirarti"
with José Bros (Elvino), Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Marcello Viotti (cond.)
NORMA (Norma)
recorded in 2004
"Casta Diva"
with Vocal Ensemble Rastatt, Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
BEATRICE DI TENDA (Beatrice)
recorded in 1992
"Ah! se un' urna" - "Oh, infelice! / Ah! la morte"
with Wiener Jeunesse-Chor, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Pinchas Steinberg (cond.)
I PURITANI (Elvira)
recorded in 1993
"Oh, vieni al tempio"
with Carlo Tuand (Bruno), Ettore Kim (Riccardo), Francesco Ellero D'Artegna (Giorgio), Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Fabio Luisi (cond.)
 
+ Donizetti Portraits 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC150560-2 P1996 C1997
Recorded 1996, München (probably live on 7.6.1996.)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Elio Boncompagni (cond.)
1. Emilia di Liverpool - Atto Primo: Recitativo ed Aria: "Quest'aura mattutina...Ah! di contento!" 7:33
Edita Gruberova (Emilia), Hanne Weber (Candida)
2. Gemma di Vergy - Sinfonia 7:23
3. Gemma di Vergy - Atto Due: Recitativo, Preghiera ed Aria Finale: "Eccomi sola alfine...Un altare..." 15:56
Edita Gruberova (Gemma), Hanne Weber (Ida), Hans-Werner Bunz (Tamas), Markus Hollop (Guido)
4. Linda di Chamounix - Sinfonia 7:09
5. Caterina Cornaro - Prologo: Scena e Romanza: "Torna all'ospite...Vieni o tu, che ognor" 8:28
Edita Gruberova (Caterina), Hanne Weber (Matilde)
6. Lucrezia Borgia - Prologo: Scena e Romanza: "Tranquillo ei posa...Com'e bello" 11:15
Edita Gruberova (Lucrezia), Gerald Häussler (Gubetta/Duca), Hans-Werner Bunz (Rustighello)
7. Rosmonda d'Inghilterra - Atto Primo: Scena e Cavatina: "Perche non ho del vento...Torna o caro ogetto" 6:35
Edita Gruberova (Rosmonda)
 
+ Donizettis Tudor Königinnen (Donizetti's Tudor Queens) 1 CD 78:50 DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 180560-2 C1997
Recorded 1994, 1996
Anna Bolena
Chor und Orchester des Ungarischen Rundfunks und Fernsehens, Elio Boncompagni (cond.)
1. Sinfonia 7:14
Finale Secondo: (21:03)
2. "Piangete voi?" 5:12
3. "Al dolce guidami..." 4:41
4. Qual mesto suon" 1:09
5. "Anna..!" 2:39
6. "Cielo a'miei lunghi spasimi..." 1:58
7. "Chi mi sveglia?..." 1:53
8. "Coppia iniqua..." 3:14
Maria Stuarda
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Elio Boncompagni (cond.)
9. Sinfonia 6:25
Gran Scena e duetto della confessione: (19:17)
10. "La perfida" 2:33
11. "Che voi?..." 1:34
12. "Oh mio bon Talbo!..." 4:33
13. "Quando di luce rosea..." 4:21
14. "Un'altra colpa a piangere" 6:16
Roberto Devereux
Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Choeur de l'Op_ra du Rhin, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
15. Sinfonia 6:36
Finale terzo: (17:37)
16. "E Sara in questi orribili momenti..." 4:02
17. "Vivi, ingrato..." 4:13
18. "Che m'apporti?" 3:38
19. "Quel sangue versato..." 5:44
Note: The Anna Bolena and Roberto Devereux excerpts have been taken from the CDs of the complete operas (NC 070565-2 & NC 070563-2). The Maria Stuarda excerpt was recorded in 1996 (at the same time as the "Donizetti Portraits").

 
+ The Queen of Belcanto Edita Gruberova Edition Volume I. 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 190193-2 P1998/94/98/93 C2000
Recorded live
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor - Mad Scene
1. "Il dolce suono" / "Ardon gl'incensi" 11:53
2. "Spargi d'amaro pianto" 3:42
Failoni Chamber orchestra, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
Recorded 10. 1998., Opera House, Budapest
Donizetti: Anna Bolena - Cavatina from Act I.
3. "Come, innocente giovane" 2:42
4. "Ma poche omai rimangono / Non v'ha sguardo" 5:22
Choir & Orchestra of the Hungarian Radio & TV, Elio Boncompagni
Recorded 11 & 12. 1994, Wiener Konzerthaus
Bellini: La Sonnambula - Final Aria
5. "Ah! se una volta sola" 4:36
6. "Ah! non credea mirarti" 6:22
7. "Ah! non giunge uman pensiero" 3:37
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Marcello Viotti
Recorded 02. 1998, München, Herkulessaal
Bellini: I Puritani - Mad Scene
8. "O rendetemi la speme" 10:33
9. "Torno il riso" 1:22
10. "Vien, diletto...!" 5:11
Münchner Rundfunkorchester Fabio Luisi
Recorded 10. 1993, München, Herkulessaal
Note: The Anna Bolena, La Sonnambula and I Puritani excerpts are from the CDs of the complete operas on Nightingale. The Lucia excerpt was recorded at the same time as the "Belcanto Duets".
 
+ Queen of Coloratura 66:47 DDD
Teldec 4509-93691-2 P1988-1992 C1994
1. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (Königin der Nacht) - "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen". Orchester der Oper Zürich, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 3:02
2. Mozart: Don Giovanni (Donna Anna) - "Or sai chi l'onore". Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 2:58
3. Mozart: Don Giovanni (Donna Anna) - "Crudele! - Ah no..." Non mi dir, bell'idol mio". Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 6:04
4. Mozart: Lucio Silla (Giunia) - "Dalla sponda tenebrosa". Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 6:10
5. Mozart: "Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio!" K. 418 (concert aria). Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 7:58
6. Mozart: "Ah, se in ciel, benigne stelle" (concert aria). Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 7:51
7. Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) - "Oh giusto cielo... Il dolce suono". London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, Richard Bonynge (cond.) 3:19
8. Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) - "Ohime! sorge il tremendo fantasma". London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, Richard Bonynge (cond.), Alastair Miles (Raimondo) 9:44
9. Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) - "S'avanza Enrico". London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, Richard Bonynge (cond.), Alexandru Agache (Enrico), Alastair Miles (Raimondo) 3:33
10. Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) - "Spargi d'amaro pianto". London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, Richard Bonynge (cond.), Alexandru Agache (Enrico), Alastair Miles (Raimondo) 4:08
11. Verdi: La Traviata (Violetta) - "E strano! e strano ... Ah, fors'e lui". London Symphony Orchestra, Carlo Rizzi (cond.) 6:05
12. J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus - "Klänge der heimat". Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.) 5:30
Note: All tracks have been selected from other Teldec CDs.
 
+ Kunst der Koloratur (The Art of Coloratura) 1 CD 58:21 DDD
Orfeo C 072 831 A C1983 P1983
Recorded 2.-6. 5. 1983. Funkstudio des Süddeutschen Rundfunks, Stuttgart
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Kurt Eichhorn (cond.), Edita Gruberova (soprano)
1. Arditi: Il Bacio 3:50
2.-3. Gliere: Konzert für Koloratursopran und Orchester (Vocalise) Andante 8:08 Allegro 5:26
4. Rachmaninoff: Chanson géorgienne 4:18
5. Proch: Deh! torna mio bene 6:11
6. J. Strauss: Frühlingstimmen-Walzer 8:38
7. Alabieff: Die Nachtigall 6:15
8. Adam: Ah, vous dirai-je, maman 6:38
9. dell'Acqua: Villanelle 4:14
10. Delibes: Les filles de Cadix 3:33
 
+ The Anniversary Concert 1 CD 71:03 DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 090560-2 C1993 P1993
Recorded live 28. 3. 1993. Suntory Hall, Tokyo
The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
1. Saint-Saëns: Le Rossignol et la Rose - Vocalise from Parysatis 5:48
2. Alabieff: Die Nachtigall - Russian Folksong arr. by Aglaja Orgeni 6:30
3. Fauré: Berceuse 2:18
4. Fauré: M-i-a-o - from Dolly op. 56, Suite 2:04
5. Gounod: "O légere hirondelle" - Waltz-Aria of Mireille - from Mireille, Act 1 3:31
6. Auber: "C'est l'histoire amoureuse" "L'éclat de rire" - Aria of Manon from Manon Lescaut, Act 1 3:31
7. Meyerbeer: "Ombre légere" - Shadow-aria of Dinorah from Le Pardon de Ploermel, Act 2 8:02
8. Elgar: Serenade - from The Wand of Youth, op. 1a, suite Nr.1 1:58
9. Elgar: Sun Dance - from The Wand of Youth, op. 1a, suite Nr.1 2:54
10. Delibes: "Ou va la jeune Indoue" - Bell-Song from Lakmé, Act 2 8:02
11. R. Strauss: Träumerei am Kamin - Entr'acte Music from Intermezzo op. 72. 6:11
12. Dell'Acqua: Villanelle 4:55
13. Bénédict: The Gipsy and the Bird 3:00
14. Bernstein: Candide: Ouverture 4:37
15. Bernstein: Candide: "Glitter and Be Gay" - Aria of Cunegonde, Act 1 6:49
Note: Gruberova sings on tracks 1,2,5,6,7,10,12,13,15
 
+ Edita Gruberova - Live Recordings 1977-2010 2 CDs ADD/DDD
Orfeo d'Or C 857 112I P2011
All tracks recorded live at the Wiener Staatsoper (CD1 tracks 1&2 in a guest performance in Mürzzuschlag) between 1977 and 2010
CD1:
1. G. Donizetti: O jene Glut in Blicken ... Auch ich versteh' die feine Kunst (1. Akt: Norina - aus: Don Pasquale) (24-Oct-1977)
2. G. Donizetti: Ich bin bereit (1. Akt: Norina, Malatesta - aus: Don Pasquale) (24-Oct-1977)
3. G. Donizetti: Regnava nel silenzio ... Quando rapito in estasi (1. Akt: Lucia, Alisa - aus: Lucia di Lammermoor)(23-Mar-1978)
4. G. Donizetti: Sulla tomba (1. Akt: Edgardo, Lucia - aus: Lucia di Lammermoor) (23-Mar-1978)
5. W.A. Mozart: Martern aller Arten (2. Akt: Konstanze - aus: Die Entführung aus dem Serail KV 0384) (15-Jun-1979)
6. W.A. Mozart: Ah, del padre in periglio - Fuggi, crudele, fuggi! (1. Akt, Donna Anna, Don Ottavio - aus: Don Giovanni KV 527) (13-Jun-1989)
7. W.A. Mozart: Vanne, t'affreta… ah se il crudel periglio (Arie - aus: Lucio Silla) (20-Jan-1991)
8. G. Verdi: Un dì felice, eterea (1. Akt: Alfredo, Violetta - aus: La Traviata) (11-Sep-1990)
9. G. Verdi: Follie! Sempre libera (1. Akt: Violetta, Alfredo - aus: La Traviata) (11-Sep-1990)
CD2:
1. J. Strauß (Sohn): Mein Herr Marquis (2. Akt: Adele, Chor - aus: Die Fledermaus) (31-Dec-1979)
2. J. Massenet: Allons! Il le faut - Adieu, notre petite table (Arie der Manon, 2. Akt, 4. Szene - aus: Manon) (8-Dec-1983)
3. J. Massenet: Suis je gentille ainsi. Je marche sur tous les chemins (3. Akt: Monon, Chor - aus: Manon) (8-Dec-1983)
4. J. Massenet: Ces murs silencieux ... Toi! Vous! ... Oui, c'est moi (3. Akt: Des Grieux, Manon - aus: Manon) (8-Dec-1983)
5. G. Donizetti: Quando di luce rosea (3. Akt: Maria, Talbot - aus: Maria Stuarda) (28-Sep-1985)
6. G. Donizetti: Ah! tardai troppo – O luce di quest'anima (1. Akt: Rezitativ und Arie der Linda - aus: Linda di Chamounix) (19-Oct-1997)
7. G. Donizetti: Scellerato! ... Va! La morte sul capo ti pende (2. Akt Finale: Nottingham, Roberto, Elisabetta, Chor - aus: Roberto Devereux) (7-Dec-2000)
8. G. Donizetti: Com'è bello (Prolog: Romanze der Lucrezia - aus: Lucrezia Borgia) (2-Oct-2010)
9. V. Bellini: Deh, con te ... Mira, o Norma (2. Akt: Norma, Adalgisa - aus: Norma) (5-Feb-2005)
10. V. Bellini: La dama d'Arturo .. O! Vieni al tempio (1. Akt: Elvira, Bruno, Riccarda, Giorgio, Chor - aus: I Puritani) (10-Dec-1996)
11. R. Strauss: Großmächtige Prinzessin (Rezitativ und Arie der Zerbinetta - aus: Ariadne auf Naxos) (20-Apr-1996)
With the participation of
Hans Helm (Bariton) (CD1/2), Peter Dvorsky (Tenor) (CD1/4), Czeslawa Slania (Sopran) (CD1/3), Jerry Hadley (Tenor) (CD1/6), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor) (CD1/8,9), Francisco Araiza (Tenor) (CD2/4), Kurt Rydl (Bass) (CD2/5), Yu Chen (Bariton) (CD2/7), Ramón Vargas (Tenor) (CD2/7), Michele Pertusi (Bariton) (CD1/8), Peter Jelosits (Tenor) (CD1/8), Nadia Krasteva (Mezzosopran) (CD1/9), Ruben Broitman (Tenor) (CD1/10), Carlos Alvarez (Bariton) (CD1/10), Egils Silins (Bass) (CD1/10),
Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, conducted by
Hector Urbon (CD1/1,2), Giuseppe Patané (CD1/3,4), Karl Böhm (CD1/5), Iván Fischer (CD1/6, CD2/2,3,4,5), Arnold Östman (CD1/7), Pinchas Steinberg (CD1/8,9), Theodor Guschlbauer (CD2/1), Bruno Campanella (CD2/6), Marcello Viotti (CD2/7,9), Friedrich Haider (CD2/8), Maurizio Benini (CD2/10), Horst Stein (CD2/11)
 
Opern-Galakonzert DDD
Palette-1035 (CD distributed by Crown Record Co, Ltd. Tokyo) (1984)
Konzert zu Ehren von George London am 21. Juni 1984
ORF-Symphonie-Orchester, Erich Binder (cond.)
Gruberova, Gedda, Popp, Troyanos, Ghazarian, Malfitano, Araiza, Estes, Rysanek, King
Note: Gruberova sings "Les oiseaux dans la charmille" (Aria of Olympia from Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman)
Note: This concert has been reissued (with other material) on the Amadeo label as Amadeo 449 574-2.
 
+ George London and His Friends 2 CDs DDD 78:10 78:56
Amadeo 449 574-2 P1984 C1995
Araiza, Estes, Gedda, Ghazarian, Gruberova, King, Malfitano, Popp, Rysanek, Seefried, Troyanos, Wiener Staatsopernchor
Note: Gruberova sings "Les oiseaux dans la charmille" (Aria of Olympia from Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman) with the ORF-Symphonie-Orchester, Erich Binder (cond.)
Note: This double CD contains the material of the concert held in the honor of George London on 21. 06. 1984 (Musikverein Vienna), plus excerpts with George London recorded earlier. The concert itself has already been issued as Palette-1035 (1984). Also available on video.
 
+ "Ach, wir armen primadonnen!" Edita Gruberova Operetta Gala 1 CD 71:40 DDD
Nightingale Classics NC100560-2 P1994 C1995
Recorded live 2. & 5. 1994 München
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Rudolf Bibl (cond.)
1. J. Strauss: Cagliostro in Wien - Ouvertüre 6:27
2. J. Strauss: "Wo die Zitronen Blüh'n" Walzer op. 364 f. Sopran & Orchester 6:26
3. Carl Zeller: Der Vogelhändler - "Als geblüht der Kirschenbaum" 3:32
4. Carl Zeller: Der Vogelhändler - "Ich bien die Christel von der Post" 3:32
5. J. Strauss: Tausendundeine Nacht - Intermezzo 5:31
6. Ziehrer: Der Fremdenführer - "Liebe, schöne, alte Donaustadt" 4:07
7. Millöcker: Der arme Jonathan - "Ach, wir armen primadonnen" 4:49
8. Kálmán: Der Teufelsreiter - "Grand Palotás de la Reine" 3:24
9. Kálmán: Die Csárdásfürstin - "Heia! In den Bergen ist mein Heimatland" 3:31
10. Kálmán: Das Veilchen von Montmartre "Ich sing' mein Lied" 6:08
11. Lehár: Die lustige Witwe - "Es lebt eine Vilja" 6:03
12. Lehár: "Gold un Silber" - Walzer op. 79 7:13
13. Lehár: Wo die Lerche singt - "Durch die weiten Felder" 4:26
14. J. Strauss: Cagliostro in Wien - Zigeunerkind, wie glänzt dein Haar" 2:38
Note: Gruberova sings on tracks 2,3,4,6,7,9,10,11,13,14

 
+ Edita Gruberova Festival: Two Live Concerts ADD 2 CDs
Serenissima C 360.145-146 P1994
Recorded live 1993-1994 (two radio concerts)
Münchener Rundfunkorchester, Rudolf Bibl & Fabio Luisi (cond.), Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
CD1:
1. Johann Strauss: Walzer op. 364 "Wo die Citronen Blüh'n"
2. Carl Zeller: Der Vogelhändler - "Als geblüht der Kirschenbaum"
3. Carl Zeller: Der Vogelhändler - "Ich bien die Christel von der Post"
4. Carl M. Ziehrer: Der Fremdenführer - Aria der Bianca
5. Karl Millöcker: Der arme Jonathan - "Ach, wir armen primadonnen"
6. Emmerich Kálmán: Die Csárdásfürstin - "Heia, heia In den Bergen ist mein Heimatland"
7. Emmerich Kálmán: Das Veilchen von Montmartre - Lied von Violetta
8. Franz Lehár: Die lustige Witwe - "Es lebt eine Vilja"
9. Franz Lehár: Wo die Lerche singt... - "Durch die weiten Felder" (Entréelied)
10. J. Strauss: Cagliostro in Wien - Lied von Lorenza
11. J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus - "Klänge der Heimat"
CD2:
1. Gaetano Donizetti: Anna Bolena (Anna's Aria and Closing Scene) - "Piangete voi... Al dolce guidami... Coppia iniqua"
2. Ambroise Thomas: Hamlet - "A vos jeux, mes amis..."
3. Nikolaj Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tsar's Bride - Marva's Aria
4. Bellini: Il Pirata - (Imogene's Aria) "Oh! S'io potessi... Col sorriso d'innocenza..."
Note: Bootleg. Equivalent CDs with nearly the same programme and in much better sound quality can be found on the Nightingale label.
 
+ ORF Opernkonzert 74 - Mozart, Schubert, Brand, Krenek 1 LP
(excerpts from operas of Austrian composers)
Pressung des Österreichischen Rundfunks ORF-0120078 C1974 P1974
Recorded live, in season 1973/74
ORF-Chor (tracks: A3 to B2); ORF-Symphonieorchester - cond. Friedrich Cerha (track B1), Leopold Hager (tracks A1, A2), Milan Horvat (track B2), Miltiades Caridis (tracks A3, A4); ORF-Big-Band - cond. Erich Kleinschuster (track B2)
Soloists: Annelies Hückl (track A3), Arleen Auger (tracks A1, A2), Edita Gruberova (tracks B1, B2), Ernst Gutstein (track A3), Eugene Holmes (track B2), Gerti Zeumer (track A3), Horst Laubenthal (track A3), Patricia Wise (tracks A1, A2), Rüdiger Wohlers (tracks A1, A2), Tamara Lund (track B2), William Cochran (track B2), William Ingle (track B1)
Side A:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
A1: Passepied aus der Ballettmusik zur Oper "Idomeneo", KV 367
A2: Ich bin die erste Sängerin - Terzett aus "Der Schauspieldirektor", KV 486
Franz Schubert:
A3: Das hast du wohl bereitet - Introduktion und Ensemble aus dem Singspiel "Claudine von Villa Bella", DV 239
A4: Hirtenmelodie und Hirtenchor aus dem Schauspiel "Rosamunde" DV 797
Side B:
B1: Max Brand: "Maschinist Hopkins" - Oper in einem Vorspiel und 3 Akten, Op. 11 - 2. Bild aus dem Vorspiel: Chor der ruhenden Maschinen
B2: Ernst Krenek: "Jonny spielt auf" - Oper in 2 Teilen, Op. 45 - Duett aus der 6. Szene (Yvonne und Jonny) und Schlußszene (Ensemble Und Chor)
 
+ Johann Strauss für Fortgeschrittene 1 LP
Pressung des Österreichischen Rundfunks ORF-0120116 C1975
Recorded live
Side A: Edita Gruberova (Sopran), Anton Dermota (Tenor), ORF-Symphonieorchester, Julius Rudel (Dirigent)
Side B: Trudeliese Schmidt (Sopran), Josef Hopferwieser (Tenor) Eberhard Wächter (Bariton), Der ORF-Chor, ORF-Symphonieorchester, Heinz Wallberg (Dirigent)
Side A: Cagliostro in Wien
- Ouvertüre
- "Könnt' ich mit Ihnen fliegen" (Duett aus dem 2. Akt)
Liguorianer-Seufzer Polka op. 57.
Das Spitzentuch der Königin, Operette - "Wo die wilde Rose erblüht" (Romanze des Cervantes aus dem 2. Akt)
Quadrille nach Themen der Oper "Ein Maskenball" von Giuseppe Verdi (Pantalon - Été - Poule - Trénis - Pastourelle - Finale)
Side B: Ritter Pásmán, komische Oper
- "Hoi hoh! - wie macht das Jagen froh!" (Jagdchor aus dem 1. Akt)
- "Ich sollte mich schämen" (Duett Eva-König aus dem 1. Akt)
- "Oh gold'ne Frucht!" (Walzer-Ariette der Eva aus dem 2. Akt)
- "Ein sclechter Spaß..." (Szene und Arie des Pásmán aus dem 2. Akt)
- Czardas aus dem 3. Akt
 
+ Great Moments of Edita Gruberova 3CDs 56:06 63:44 68:24
EMI Classical 7243 5 65778 2 4
CD1:
Bellini: I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Giulietta) - Atto I
1. "Eccomi in lieta vesta..." 5:56
2. "Oh! Quante volte..." 4:13
3. "Si, fuggire..." 9:38
4. "Odi tu?" 1:00
5. "Vieni, ah vieni" 4:14
Bellini: La Sonnambula (Amina) - Atto I
6. "Care compagne..." 2:11
7. "Come per me sereno..." 2:40
8. "Sovra il sen" 4:03
Bellini: Norma (Norma) - Atto I
9. "Sediziose voci..." 1:35
10. "Casta diva..." 4:59
11. " Ah! bello a me ritorna!" 3:20
Rossini: Semiramide (Semiramide) Atto I
12. "Bell raggio lusinghier" 5:54
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
13. "Una voce poco fa" 5:53
CD2:
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) Atto I - with Rescigno (cond.)
1. "Ancor non giunse?" 4:35
2. "Regnava nel silenzio..." 4:39
3. "Quando rapito in estasi" 5:22
4. "Sulla tomba che rinserra..." 3:19
5. "Qui di sposa eterna fede..." 2:38
6. "Ah! Verrano a te sull'aure" 5:02
7. "Il pallor, funesto, orrendo..." 8:40
8. "Che fia? Suonar di giubilo" 1:20
9. "Se tradirmi tu potrai" 3:26
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) Atto III - with Kuhn (cond.)
10. "Il dolce suono..." 6:58
11. "Ardon gl'incensi" 5:46
12. "Spargi d'amaro pianto" 3:54
Donizetti: La Figlia del Reggimento (Marie), Atto II
13. "Deciso e dunque" 7:40
CD3:
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (Amore) - Atto I
1. "Gli sguardi trattieni" 3:23
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (Königin der Nacht) - Akt I, II
2. "O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn" 1:14
3. "Zum Leiden bin ich auserkoren" 3:46
4. "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen" 2:48
Mozart: Don Giovanni (Donna Anna) - Atto II
5. "Crudele?" 1:50
6. "Non mi dir" 4:54
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (Contessa) - Atto III
7. "E Susanna non vieni" 1:46
8. "Dove sono i bei momenti" 4:24
Weber: Die Freischütz (Agathe) - Akt II
9. "Wie nahte mir der Schlummer" 1:05
10. "Leise, leise, fromme Weise" 6:49
Verdi: I Masnadieri (Amalia) - Atto II
11. "Dall'infame banchetto..." 2:06
12. "Tu del mio Carlo" 5:22
Delibes: Lakmé (Lakmé) - Acte II
13. "Ou va la jeune indoue?" 7:18
Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots (Urbain) Acte I
14. "Nobles seigneurs, salut!" 4:16
Gounod: Roméo et Juliette (Juliette) - Acte I
15. "Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce reve" 3:40
Thomas: Hamlet (Ophélie) Acte IV
16. "A vos jeux, mes amis..." 5:05
17. "Partagez-vous mes fleurs!" 1:32
18. "Pale et blonde" 6:15
Note: Contains selections from EMI CDs of Gruberova (Lucia, Zauberflöte, Orfeo ed Euridice, I Capuleti e i Montecchi). Contains all the material of the "Virtuoso Arias" and the "French & Italian Operatic Arias" CD.
 
+ Belcanto Duets - Edita Gruberova, Yoshikazu Mera 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 190100-2. In Japan: King Records KICC 281 P1999 C1998
Recorded live, 5. 10. 1998, Opera House, Budapest (Hungary)
with Yoshikazu Mera (counter-tenor), Failoni Chamber Orchestra, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
1. Henry Purcell: "Shepherd, Shepherd, leave decoying" from "King Arthur " (Duet) 2:35
2. Johann Sebastian Bach: "Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten" from Kantate No. 78 (Duet) 5:19
3. Georg Friedrich Händel: "No, di voi non vo' fidarmi" from "22 Duetti italiano" (Duet) 3:06
4. "Piangerò la sorte mia" from "Giulio Cesare" (Gruberova) 5:41
5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Va, l'error mio palesa" from "Mitridate, re di Ponto" (Mera) 3:22
6. "Come ti piace imponi" from "La Clemenza di Tito" (Duet) 2:52
7. Gioacchino Rossini: Sinfonia from "Tancredi" (orchestra) 5:00
8. "Giorno d'orror!...e di contento!" from "Semiramide" (Duet) 4:28
9. "Lasciami...Ah! come mai quell'anima...Si, tu sol, crudel" from "Tancredi" (Duet) 9:16
10. Jacques Offenbach: Barcarole from "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" (Duet) 3:47
Note: In Japan, the title of the CD is "Edita Gruberova & Yoshikazu Mera in Concert". The cover is different for the two versions.
 
+ Le Donne di Puccini 1CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 000010-2 P1994 C1998
Recorded live, 12. 11. 1994, Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich
Gabriela Benacková (tracks 2,3,4), Edita Gruberova (tracks 9,11,12), Dame Gwyneth Jones (tracks 8,13), Eva Marton (tracks 5,7,10)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Garcia Navarro (cond.)
1. Preludio sinfonico 8:51
2. Edgar (Atto 3): "Addio, Addio, mio dolce amor" 3:05
3. Manon Lescaut (Atto 4): "Sola, perduta, abbandonata" 4:07
4. La Boheme (Atto 3): "Donde lieta usci" 3:19
5. Tosca (Atto 2): "Vissi d'arte" 3:17
6. Manon Lescaut (Atto 3): Intermezzo 5:10
7. Madama Butterfly (Atto 3): "Tu? Tu? Tu? Piccolo iddio" 2:09
8. La Fanciulla del West (Atto 1): "Laggiu nel Soledad" 2:46
9. La Rondine (Atto 1) "Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta" 2:52
10. Suor Angelica: "Senza mamma, o bimbo tu sei morto" 4:17
11. Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" 2:21
12. Turandot (Atto 1): "Signore ascolta" 2:24
13. Turandot (Atto 2): "In questa reggia" 5:54
 
+ Operngala 2000 2CDs DDD 68:39 67:30
Bank CIAL C2000
Recorded live, 5., 8. 01. 2000, Musiksaal des Stadtcasinos Basel
Edita Gruberova, Heidi Brunner, Neil Shicoff, Daniel Borowski
Chor des Theater Basel, basel sinfonietta, Ivan Anguélov (cond.)
CD1:
1. Antonin Dvorák: Rusalka - "Cely svet nedá ti ... Ubohá Rusalko bledá... Kvetiny bílé poceste" (Borowski & Choir) 12:38
2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito - "Serbate, o Dei custo di" ... "Parto, parto ma tu ben mio" (Brunner & Choir, with Hanspeter Muri (clarinet)) 7:50
3. Giuseppe Verdi Un ballo in maschera - "Amici! Miei! Soldati... La rivedrà nell'estasi" (Shicoff & Choir, with Monika Lichtenberg (Oscar)) 3:46
4. Gioacchino Rossini: Semiramide - "Serena i vaghi rai... Bel raggio lusinghier" (Gruberova & Choir) 9:48
5. Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko - "0 skali grozniye" (Borowski) 2:46
6. -10. Jules Massenet: Werther - "Va! Laisse couler mes larmes"; Final scene, Act 3 (Brunner, Shicoff) 16:27
11. Leonard Bernstein: Candide - Overture (Orchestra) 4:48
12. Leonard Bernstein: Candide - "Glitter And be Gay" (Gruberova) 6:39
CD2:
1. Fromental Halévy: La Juive - "Rachel, quand du Seigneur" (Shicoff) 10:32
2. Gioacchino Rossini: La Cenerentola - "Nacqui all'affano ... Non più mesta accanto al fuoco" (Brunner) 6:48
3. Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra - "A te l'estremo addio ... Il lacerato spirito" (Borowksi & Choir) 4:43
4. Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann - "Belle nuit..." (Gruberova, Brunner & Choir) 3:55
5. Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann - "Il etait une fois à la cour d'Eisenack" (Shicoff & Choir, with Markus Moritz (Nathanael)) 5:30
6. Gioacchino Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia - "La Calunnia" (Borowski) 3:58
7. Vincenzo Bellini: La Sonnambula - "Ah! Non credea mirarti ... Ah! Non giunge (Gruberova & Choir) 8:35
8. Verdi: Otello - "Fuoco di Gioia" (Choir) 2:25
9. Boito: Mefistofele - "Ave Signor" (Borowski) 3:54
10. J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus - "Ich lad mir gerne Gäste ein" (Brunner) 2:35
11. Puccini: Tosca "E lucevan le stelle" (Shicoff) 3:13
12. J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus - "Spiel ich die Unschuld vom Lande" (Gruberova) 4:23
Note: Commercially unavailable. Exists in 1000 copies. Made for the 90-year anniversary of the Swiss Bank CIAL.
 
+ "Edita Gruberova" 1 CD DDD
Nightingale Classics NC 231246-2 P1996 C1996
1. Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda - "Ah! se un urna e a me concessa" (finale secondo) 2:32 - from the NC 070560-2 CD
2. Bellini: I Puritani (Act III, Scene 2) - "Vien diletto" 1:30 - from the NC 070562-2 CD
3. Donizetti: Roberto Devereux (Act II, Scene 8) "Questa gemma d'onde avesti?" 1:57 - from the NC 070563-2 CD
4. Donizetti: Roberto Devereux (Scena ultima) "Mirate: quel palco di sangue rosseggia" 2:48 - from the NC 070563-2 CD
5. Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment (Act II - Singing lesson / Trio) 3:06 - from the NC 070566-2 CD
6. Auber: Manon Lescaut (Act I, "Laughing aria") "On le disait habile" 1:26 - from the NC 090560-2 CD
7. Gounod: Mireille (Act I) "O legere hirondelle" 2:10 - from the NC 090560-2 CD 8. Zeller: Der Vogelhändler (Act III) "Als geblüht der Kirschenbaum" 1:52 - from the NC 100560-2 CD
9. Bernstein: Candide (Act I) "Glitter and Be Gay" 2:20 - from the NC 090560-2 CD
Note: This compilation CD accompanies the book titled "Edita Gruberova - Ein Portrait", by Niel Rishoi, published by Atlantis Musikbuch-Verlag. Contains excerpts from other Nightingale CDs.
 
+ Edita Gruberova - Arien, Lieder und Ensembles 1 CD DDD 51:09
Amadeo Edition No. 4. / Nightingale Classics NC 190117-2
1. Händel: "Eternal Source of Light Divine" 3:05 (from NC 130560-2)
2. Vincenzo Bellini: Il pirata - Mad Scene 16:59 (from NC110560-2)
3. Gaetano Donizetti: Anna Bolena -Terzetto: "Fin dall'età più tenera" 3:18 (from NC 70565-2)
4. Gaetano Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment - Trio:"Tous les trois réunis" 2:43 (from NC070566-2)
5. Stricker: "Unsere Melodie" 4:14 (from NC000027-2)
6. Brahms: "Die Meere" (with Vesselina Kasarova) 2:47 (from NC071360-2)
7. Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann - Aria of Olympia 6:30 (from NC170560-2)
8. Strauss: Die Fledermaus: "Mein Herr Marquis" 3:27 (from NC 000058-2)
9. Kálmán: Die Csárdásfürstin - "Heia! Heia! In den Bergen ist mein Heimatland" 3:50 (from NC100560-2)
10.-12. Children's Songs Of The World (from NC070660-2):
Poesje mauw 0:53
Spi, Mladjenec 2:02
D'Esos Caballos 1:07
Note: This CD contains excerpts from CDs issued on Nightingale Classics. It was available only with the 2/99 edition of the German music magazine "Amadeo".
 
Great Sopranos & Mezzos of the 1980's
Legendary Recordings LR 103
1. Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Act 1 - Una voce poco fa. Edita Gruberova (Vienna 1979; Alberto Erede, cond.).
Note: LP. Only one aria is sung by Gruberova.
 
Presenting Baritone Matteo Manuguerra 1 LP
Legendary Recordings LR 171
Note: LP. Contains the Lucia-Enrico Duet from Act 2 of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. Possibly an excerpt from the complete Lucia on HRE (USA) 297, from 1978.
 
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