Great Operatic Arias, Vol. 17 - Christine Brewer

 RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)
1  Elizabeth's Greeting from Tannhäuser 4:55
  'Great hall of song'  
 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
2  Donna Anna's Vengeance Aria from Don Giovanni 6:14
  'Don Ottavio, I'm dying' -  
  'He threatened my honour'  
  with Barry Banks tenor  
 CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK (1714-1787)
3  Alceste's Aria from Alceste 4:41
  'Almighty gods of death!'  
 CARL MARIA VON WEBER (1786-1826)
4  Reiza's Recitative and Aria from Oberon 8:49
  'Ocean! Thou mighty monster' -  
  'Still I see thy billows flashing'  
   
 ARTHUR SULLIVAN (1842-1900)
5  Elsie's Song from The Golden Legend 5:09
  'The night is calm and cloudless'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
   
 CARL MARIA VON WEBER
6  Recitative and Duet of Euryanthe and Eglantine from Euryanthe 3:59
  'Ah, what have I done?' -  
  'Fading is the star that guides me'  
  with Janice Watson soprano  
 EMMERICH KALMAN (1882-1953)
7  Ensemble and Maritza's Entrance from Countess Maritza 6:54
  'Gypsy airs and joyful phrases' -  
  'Where is love's kingdom?'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
 RICHARD RODGERS (1902-1979)
8  from Carousel 'You'll never walk alone' 4:01
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
 FRANZ LEHAR (1870-1948)
9  Giuditta's Aria from Giuditta 5:45
  'Why ever should it be'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
   
 GIOACHINO ROSSINI (1792-1868)
10  from Stabat Mater 4:19
  'Blessed virgin, may the flame of love'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
   
 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
11  Concert Aria 'Ah perfido!' 13:16
  'Ah! Treachery and falsehood!' -  
  'Ah, my love, how can you leave me'  
   
 BOB MERRILL (1921-1998)
12  Lili's song from Carnival 4:26
  'I came on two buses and a train'  
 Christine Brewer soprano
 David Parry
  7, 9 & 10 March 2005