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Beverly Sills - Operatic Recital By Beverly Sills album

Beverly Sills - Operatic Recital By Beverly Sills album Performer: Beverly Sills
Title: Operatic Recital By Beverly Sills
Style: Opera, Classical
Date of release: 1967
Size MP3: 1810 mb
Size FLAC: 1295 mb
Rating: 4.4

Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s. Although she sang a repertoire from Handel and Mozart to Puccini, Massenet and Verdi, she was known for her performances in coloratura soprano roles in live opera and recordings. Sills was largely associated with the operas of Donizetti, of which she performed and recorded many roles.

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It is, in a word, superb. Looking at the conductors of the various tracks this is one of those recordings which has been culled from La Sills' back catalogue, with the selections from "Lucia", "Anna Bolena" & "The Tales of Hoffmann" coming from complete recordings of those operas

Sills is in great voice for this long and challenging concert of long, difficult Vivaldi and Mozart concert arias and French and German lieder. Philharmonic Hall 2/1/70 Verdi la traviata highlights beverly sills vinyl album lp record. This album is in good condition. Handel: Julius Caesar, Beverly Sills, Rudel (Oct-1990, 2 Discs). Beverly Sills - Opera Arias Album 2. 1980 Angel Records SZ-37727. Record is SEALED and in MINT condition. There are no ng wear.

Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s. She resigned as Met chairwoman in January 2005, citing family as the main reason (she had to place her husband, whom she had cared for over eight years, in a nursing home). She stayed long enough to supervise the appointment of Peter Gelb, formerly head of Sony Classical Records, as the Met's General Manager, to succeed Joseph Volpe in August 2006. The tombstone of Beverly Sills in Kensico Cemetery. Peter Greenough, Sills's husband, died on September 6, 2006, at the age of 89, shortly before what would have been their 50th wedding anniversary on November 17, 2006.

Beverly Sills May 25, 1929 - July 2, 2007. Opera soprano Beverly Sills, called "America's Queen of Opera" by Time Magazine, and known as "Bubbles" to her fans, was the face of opera for millions through her public performances, recordings and broadcasts during a singing career of more than four decades. After retiring in 1980, she stayed in the public eye for the next three decades as head of music organizations, host of public television specials, and as chairperson for national charities.

Beverly Sills was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s. This Lucia was recorded in 1970, when Beverly Sills was at the peak of her vocal and dramatic powers. She had been singing the role of Lucia on stage for six years, and she knew the character. Here is a manic-depressive who is slightly crazy from the start, and Sills's embellishments to the vocal line (and there are tons of them; hardly a line is left as written), mostly composed especially for her, are always at the service of the drama.

Beverly Sills was a famous American operatic soprano. She was at the zenith of her success during the 1950s to the 1970s. She was renowned for her coloratura soprano roles in recordings and live opera. She was mainly associated with the operas of Donizetti. Many roles of the same were recorded and performed by her. She also sang a repertoire from Massenet and Verdi, Handel and Mozart. Some of her signature roles include the title role in ‘Manon,’ the title role in ‘Lucia di Lammermoor,’ Violetta in ‘La Traviata,’ and Elisabetta in ‘Roberto Devereux. Here is a collection of interesting quotes.


A1 La Sonnambula: "Come per me sereno"
A2 I Capuletti ed I Montecchi: "O quante volte"
A3 I Puritani: "Qui la voce"
B1 Lucia di Lammermoor: "Il dolce suono . . . Spargi d'amaro pianto" (Mad Scene)
B2 L'Elisir D'Amore: "Prendi, per me"
B3 Romeo et Juliette: "Je veux vivre" (Waltz Song)


  • Composed By – Charles Gounod (tracks: B3, B4), Gaetano Donizetti (tracks: B1, B2), Vincenzo Bellini (tracks: A1, A2, A3)
  • Conductor – Ernst Maerzendorfer*
  • Orchestra – North German Radio Orchestra*


Recorded in Cologne, Germany on April 9 and 10, 1967 for a later radio broadcast.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A (etched)): MG101-A₁ K2089
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B (etched)): MG101-B₁ K2088