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A1 Overture From "Die Fledermaus"
Composed By – J. Strauss*Conductor – Oscar Danon*Orchestra – Vienna State Opera Orchestra*
A2 Overture From "Don Giovanni"
Composed By – Mozart*Conductor – Fritz ReinerOrchestra – Chicago Symphony Orchestra*
A3 Overture From "The Barber Of Seville"
Composed By – Rossini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Metropolitan Opera Orchestra*
A4 Overture From "The Silken Ladder"
Composed By – Rossini*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – Philharmonic Opera Orchestra*
B1 Overture From "Fidelio"
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Charles MunchOrchestra – Boston Symphony Orchestra
B2 Overture From "The Mastersingers Of Nuremberg"
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Fritz ReinerOrchestra – Chicago Symphony Orchestra*
B3 Overture From "The Thieving Magpie"
Composed By – Rossini*Conductor – Gilbert VinterOrchestra – Beecham Promenade Orchestra*
World-Famous Arias
C1 I'm The Factotum (From "The Barber Of Seville")
Baritone Vocals – Robert MerrillComposed By – Rossini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Metropolitan Opera Orchestra*
C2 Your Tiny Hand Is Frozen (From "La Bohème")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Anna MoffoTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker
C3 Yes, They Call Me Mimi (From "La Bohème")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Anna MoffoTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker
C4 One Fine Day (From "Madame Butterfly")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
C5 Celeste Aïda (From "Aïda")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Placido Domingo
C6 La Donna È Mobile (From "Rigoletto")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Georg SoltiOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraTenor Vocals – Alfredo Kraus
D1 Evening Star (From "Tannhäuser")
Baritone Vocals – Sherrill MilnesComposed By – Wagner*Conductor – Anton GuadagnoOrchestra – New Philharmonia Orchestra
D2 Habañera (From "Carmen")
Chorus – Vienna Philharmonic Chorus*Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
D3 Musetta's Waltz (From "La Bohème")
Baritone Vocals – Robert MerrillComposed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Anna Moffo, Mary Costa
D4 Love And Music (From "Tosca")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Oliviero De FabritiisOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
D5 The Stars Were Shining Brightly (From "Tosca")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Jussi Bjoerling*
D6 The Bell Song (From "Lakmé")
Composed By – Delibes*Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Anna Moffo
Best Loved Duets
E1 Love Duet (From "Madame Butterfly")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Leontyne PriceTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker
E2 Barcarolle (From "Tales Of Hoffman")
Composed By – Offenbach*Conductor – Anton GuadagnoMezzo-soprano Vocals – Shirley VerrettOrchestra – New Philharmonia OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Montserrat Caballé
E3 Oh, Lovely Maid In The Moonlight (From "La Bohème")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Anna MoffoTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker
E4 Love Duet (From "A Masked Ball")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Leontyne PriceTenor Vocals – Carlo Bergonzi
F1 'Tis You, 'Tis I (From "Carmen")
Chorus – Vienna Philharmonic Chorus*Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Leontyne PriceTenor Vocals – Franco Corelli
F2 Love Duet (From "Tosca")
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Zinka MilanovTenor Vocals – Jussi Bjoerling*
F3 Swear In This Hour (From "The Force Of Destiny")
Baritone Vocals – Robert MerrillComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Thomas SchippersOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker
F4 Vengeance! (From "Rigoletto")
Baritone Vocals – Robert MerrillComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Georg SoltiOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Anna Moffo
Rousing Choruses
G1 Smuggler's Chorus (From "Carmen")
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
G2 Soldier's (From "Faust")
Composed By – Gounod*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
G3 Brother Dear, Sister Dear (From "Die Fledermaus")
Bass Vocals – Eberhard Waechter*, George London Chorus – Vienna State Opera Chorus*Composed By – J. Strauss*Conductor – Oscar Danon*Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Risë StevensOrchestra – Vienna State Opera Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Adele Leigh, Anneliese Rothenberger
G4 Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves (From "Nabucco")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
G5 In The Gently Blowing Breeze (From "Mignon")
Composed By – Thomas*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
G6 Anvil Chorus (From "Il Trovatore")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
H1 Pilgrims' Chorus (From "Tannhäuser")
Choir – Norman Luboff ChoirComposed By – Wagner*Conductor – Leopold StokowskiOrchestra – New Symphony Orchestra Of London*
H2 The Presentation Of Olympia (From "Tales Of Hoffmann")
Composed By – Offenbach*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
H3 Zitti, Zitti (From "Rigoletto")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
H4 Bridal Chorus (From "Lohengrin")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
H5 Wach' Auf! (From The Mastersingers Of Nuremberg")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
H6 Chorus (From Act II Of "Otello")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
H7 Chorus (From Act IV Of "Carmen")
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Robert ShawOrchestra – Robert Shaw Chorale And Orchestra*
Gala Performance
I1 Toreador's Song (From "Carmen")
Baritone Vocals – Robert MerrillChorus – Vienna Philharmonic Chorus*Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
I2 O, Patria Mia (From "Aïda")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
I3 Drinking Song (From "La Traviata")
Chorus – RCA Italiana Opera ChorusComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Georges PrêtreOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Montserrat CaballéTenor Vocals – Carlo Bergonzi
I4 Miserere (From "Il Trovatore")
Chorus – The Ambrosian Opera ChorusComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Zubin MehtaOrchestra – New Philharmonia OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Leontyne PriceTenor Vocals – Placido Domingo
I5 Quartet (From "Rigoletto")
Baritone Vocals – Robert MerrillComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Georg SoltiContralto Vocals – Rosalind EliasOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Anna MoffoTenor Vocals – Alfredo Kraus
J1 The Flower Song (From "Carmen")
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Franco Corelli
J2 Casta Diva (From "Norma")
Chorus – The Ambrosian Opera ChorusComposed By – Bellini*Conductor – Carlo Felice CillarioOrchestra – Philharmonic Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Montserrat Caballé
J3 By The Heavens (From "Otello")
Baritone Vocals – Tito GobbiComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Jon Vickers
J4 How Handsome He Is (From "Lucrezia Borgia")
Composed By – Donizetti*Conductor – Carlo Felice CillarioOrchestra – Philharmonic Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Montserrat Caballé
J5 Do Not Curse (From "The Force Of Destiny")
Bass Vocals – Giorgio TozziComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Thomas SchippersOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Leontyne PriceTenor Vocals – Richard Tucker
Pageantry And Splendour
K1 Grand March (From "Aïda")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Arthur FiedlerOrchestra – Boston Pops Orchestra*
K2 The Magic Fire Music (From "The Valkyrie")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Charles MunchOrchestra – Boston Symphony Orchestra
K3 Polonaise (From "Eugene Onegin")
Composed By – Tchaïkovsky*Conductor – Arthur FiedlerOrchestra – Boston Pops Orchestra*
K4 Prelude (To Act III Of "La Traviata")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Georges PrêtreOrchestra – RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra
K5 Ride Of The Valkyries (From "The Valkyrie")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Leopold StokowskiOrchestra – Symphony Of The Air
L1 Intermezzo (From "Carmen")
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
L2 Prelude (To Act III Of "Lohengrin")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Arthur FiedlerOrchestra – Boston Pops Orchestra*
L3 Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla (From "The Rhinegold")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Leopold StokowskiOrchestra – Symphony Of The Air
L4 Siegfried's Funeral Music (From "Götterdämmerung")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Fritz ReinerOrchestra – Chicago Symphony Orchestra*
L5 Hungarian March (From "The Damnation Of Faust")
Composed By – Berlioz*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – Boston Symphony Orchestra
Dances From The Opera
M1 Dance Of The Comedians (From "The Bartered Bride")
Composed By – Smetana*Conductor – Howard MitchellOrchestra – National Symphony Orchestra
M2 Dance Of The Moorish Slaves (From "Aïda")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Erich LeinsdorfOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
M3 Gypsy Dance (From "Carmen")
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Herbert Von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
M4 Dance Of The Apprentices And Procession Of The Masters (From "The Mastersingers Of Nuremberg")
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Fritz ReinerOrchestra – Chicago Symphony Orchestra*
M5 Ballet Music (From "Otello")
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Tullio SerafinOrchestra – Rome Opera House Orchestra*
N1 Bacchanale (From "Samson And Delilah")
Composed By – Saint-Saëns*Conductor – Arthur FiedlerOrchestra – Boston Pops Orchestra*
N2 Dance Of The Blessed Spirits (From "Orfeo And Euridice")
Composed By – Gluck*Conductor – Renato FasanoEnsemble – Virtuosi De Roma*
N3 Ballet Music (From "Faust")
Composed By – Gounod*Conductor – Antonio De AlmeidaOrchestra – New Philharmonia Orchestra
Golden Voices Sing Great Arias
O1 On With The Motley (From "I Pagliacci")
Composed By – Leoncavallo*Tenor Vocals – Enrico Caruso
O2 I Am Titania (From "Mignon")
Composed By – Ambroise ThomasSoprano Vocals – Amelita Galli-Curci
O3 Pace, Pace Mio Dio (From "The Force Of Destiny")
Composed By – Verdi*Soprano Vocals – Rosa Ponselle
O4 M'appari (From "Martha")`
Composed By – Flotow*Tenor Vocals – Beniamino Gigli
O5 Czardas (From "Die Fledermaus")
Composed By – J. Strauss*Soprano Vocals – Elisabeth Rethberg
O6 If You Are After A Little Amusement (From "The Marriage Of Figaro")
Bass Vocals – Ezio PinzaComposed By – Mozart*
P1 Questa O Quella (From "Rigoletto")
Composed By – Verdi*Tenor Vocals – Enrico Caruso
P2 Jewel Song (From "Faust")
Composed By – Gounod*Soprano Vocals – Nellie Melba
P3 Brindisi (From "Lucrezia Borgia")
Composed By – Donizetti*Contralto Vocals – Ernestine Schumann-Heink
P4 Far From The World Of Fashion
Composed By – Verdi*Tenor Vocals – John McCormack
P5 Liebestod (From "Tristan And Isolde")
Composed By – Wagner*Soprano Vocals – Kirsten Flagstad
P6 Clock Scene (From "Boris Godunov")
Bass Vocals – Alexander KipnisComposed By – Mussorgsky*

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On Labels: Made In Holland

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  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side A): RDES 2341
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side B): RDES 2342
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side C): RDES 2343
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side D): RDES 2344
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side E): RDES 2345
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side F): RDES 2346
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side G): RDES 2347
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side H): RDES 2348
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side I): RDES 2349
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side J): RDES 2350
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side K): RDES 2351
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side L): RDES 2352
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side M): RDES 2353
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side N): RDES 2354

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GCPO-7A Various Command Performance - A Night At The Opera ‎(8xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest GCPO-7A UK 1978
DRDS 9041 to DRDS 9047 Various Klankjuwelen Uit De Opera - 'S Werelds Meest Geliefde Opera Melodieën ‎(7xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest DRDS 9041 to DRDS 9047 Netherlands Unknown
RD4-67 Various Command Performance - A Night At The Opera ‎(6xLP, Comp, Cyc + Box) Command Performance - A Night At The Opera RD4-67 Australia 1978
RDA-125/A, RD4-125 Various Command Performance-Highlights From The Great Operas ‎(7xLP, Comp) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest RDA-125/A, RD4-125 US 1979
READ 802 Various Die Nacht Der Schönen Stimmen = Les Soirées De Gala De L'Opéra ‎(8xLP, Comp + Box) Das Beste Reader's Digest READ 802 Switzerland 1974
Various - Command Performance - A Night At The Opera album mp3
Performer: Various
Genre: Classical
Title: Command Performance - A Night At The Opera
Country: UK
Released: 1978
Style: Classical, Opera
MP3 version ZIP size: 1993 mb
FLAC version RAR size: 1107 mb
Rating: 4.6
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