Play Gypsy, Dance Gypsy

September 1, 2018, 4:30 pm

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Gypsies have long been a favorite topic for composers. Hear delightful and melodic songs and arias sung by Leontyne Price, Conchita Supervia, Fritz Wunderlich, Angela Gheorghiu, Renata Tebaldi and more.

Music

“Zigeunerweisen” by Pablo de Sarasate
Itzak Perlman, violin; Abbey Road Ensemble; Lawrence Foster, conductor
(London 1995. EMI 5 55475 2)

“Gypsy Dance” from Carmen by Georges Bizet
Leontyne Price, soprano; Monique Linval, soprano; Geneviève Macaux, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Herbert Von Karajan, conductor
(Vienna 1963. RCA VICTOR 74321‐39495‐2)

“Tagliami! Abbruciami!” from Zingari by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Angela Gheorghiu, soprano; Prague Philharmonia; Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
(Prague 2016. WARNER CLASSICS 0190295780241)

“Anvil Chorus” and “Stride la Vampa” from Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Fedora Barbieri, mezzo-soprano; Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala; Herbert Von Karajan, conductor
(Milan 1956. EMI 7243 5 62902 2 8)

“Chi Vuol la Zingerella” by Giovanni Paisiello
Renata Tebaldi, lirico-spinto soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Richard Bonynge, conductor
(London 1973. DECCA 475 8139)

“Komm Zigány” from Countess Maritza by Emmerich Kálmán
Fritz Wunderlich, tenor; Bavarian State Orchestra; Hans Moltkau, conductor
(Munich 1963. EMI 7243 5 75915 2)

“Los ojos negros” Luis Barta; traditional song
Conchita Supervia, mezzo-soprano with guitar
(Paris 1933. MARSTON 52061‐2)