Lisa Della Casa sings Handel & Mozart
Lisa Della Casa
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4820278
Barcode
00028948202782
Format
1-CD
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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17:
Hast du mich ganz berauscht?
Es blaut die Nacht
Breite aus, die gnäd’gen Hände
Weine nur, klage nur
Heil und sicher kam mein Nachen

Wiener Philharmoniker
Heinrich Hollreiser

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Don Giovanni, KV 527:
Ah, fuggi il traditor
In quali eccessi – Mi tradi quell’alma ingrata, KV 540c

Wiener Philharmoniker
Josef Krips

Crudele! … non mi dir

Wiener Philharmoniker
Heinrich Hollreiser

Così fan tutte, KV 588:
Temerare! Sortie … Come scoglio
Ei parte … Per pieta, ben mio, perdona

Wiener Philharmoniker
Karl Böhm

Le nozze di Figaro, KV 492:
Porgi amor
Cosa mi narri … Canzonetta sull’aria (with Roberta Peters, soprano)

Wiener Philharmoniker
Erich Leinsdorf

E Susanna non vien … Dove sono i bei momenti

Wiener Philharmoniker
Erich Kleiber

Die Zauberflöte, KV 620: Ach, ich fühl’s*
Le nozze di Figaro, KV 492: Voi che sapete*

L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Victor Reinshagen

Lisa Della Casa, soprano

*FIRST RELEASE ON DECCA CD

Recording information

Recording Producers: unknown (14, 15); Peter Andry (1–10, 13); Ray Minshull (11, 12)
Balance Engineers: unknown (14, 15); James Brown (1–13)
Recording Locations: Victoria Hall, Geneva, November 1949 (14, 15); Redoutensaal, Vienna, Austria, May 1955 (9, 10), 6–21 June 1955 (6, 7), June 1955 (13); Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, June 1956 (1–5, 8), June 1958 (11, 12)
Remastering Engineers: Chris Bernauer, Ben Wiseman

Reviews

‘beautifully sung, with much warmth and a good deal of style’ (Handel arias) Opera on Record: Vol. 2

‘she sings “Non mi dir” very expressively and with well-shaped and clean fioriture … her Fiordiligi aria is touchingly done and well in character’ Gramophone