Great Operatic Arias, Vol. 16 - Sir Thomas Allen

1  Valentin's Aria from Faust 3:23
  'Even the bravest heart may swell'  
2  Figaro's Cavatina from The Barber of Seville 4:45
  'I am the barber everyone wants, I am!'  
3  Count Almaviva's Recitative and Aria from The Marriage of Figaro 4:42
  '''You've won the case already''' -  
  'Must I be made to suffer'  
 RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)
4  Wolfram's Aria from Tannhäuser 4:47
  'With dark foreboding twilight casts her shadows'  
5  Yeletsky's Aria from The Queen of Spades 4:59
  'You seem unhappy, my beloved'  
 AMBROISE THOMAS (1811-1896)
6  Drinking Song from Hamlet 4:13
  'Oh wine, deliver me from sadness'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
 GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901)
7  Miller's Scena and Aria from Luisa Miller 8:05
  'Stop!' You shall listen' -  
  'Marriage is sacred' -  
  'I was right to be suspicious'  
  with Brindley Sherratt bass  
8  Wolfram's Aria from Tannhäuser 4:58
  'Turning my gaze upon this proud assembly'  
 GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875)
9  Zurga's Recitative and Aria from The Pearl Fishers 6:26
  'The storm has died away'  
10  Billy in the Darbies from Billy Budd 5:36
  'Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray'  
 JOHANN STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
11  Watch Duet from Die Fledermaus (The Bat) 4:48
  'Though I'm somewhat out of practice'  
  with Janice Watson soprano  
 FRANZ LEHAR (1870-1899)
12  Cavalryman Duet from The Merry Widow 3:32
  'Hello, here's a soldier bold'  
  with Janice Watson soprano  
 RICHARD RODGERS (1902-1979)
13  Billy Bigelow's Soliloquy from Carousel 7:11
  'I wonder what he'll think of me!'  
14  Fritz's Song from Die Tode Stadt (The Dead City) 3:49
  'In visions, illusions'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
 Thomas Allen baritone
 David Parry
  23-26 October 2003