Rossini & Meyerbeer Songs / Hampson

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Label: EMI
Catalog: 094635824322M
Format: CD

1. Komm! 2. Der Gartem Des Jerzems 3. :oed Des Venezianischen Gondoliers 4. Hor' Ich Das Liedchen Klingen 5. Die Rose, Die Lilie, Die Taube, Die Sonne 6. Sie Und Ich 7. Menschenfeindlich 8. Chant Des Moissonneurs Vendeens 9. La Barque Legere 10. La Chanson De Maitre Floh 11. Sicilienne 12. Le Poete Mourant 13. Au Chevet D'un Mourant 14. Le Lazzarone 15. La Chanson Du Bebe 16. La Gita In Gondola 'Voli L'agile Barchetta' 17. Il Rimprovero 'Mi Lagnero Tacendo' 18. Ave Maria 19. L'ultimo Ricordo

Thomas Hampson is famous enough to get to record whatever he wants, and it's noble of him to use that power to record songs by Rossini and Meyerbeer (!) that are essentialy unknown. Few bought this CD, nobody reviewed it here at Amazon, and now it's out of print. But just a whisper in the ear: these are delightful, melodic, and varied songs that Hampson sings superbly. He knew what he was doing, and those who took a chance and bought the recording have gained much enjoyment.

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