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The Very Best of Jessye Norman ()

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This is a fine introduction to Jessye Norman's work and expands on a couple of her earlier "best of" releases, but even so, it represents a limited portion of her wide repertoire. The first disc is all German Romantic works, beginning with scenes from Wagner that she recorded in the late '80s with the London Philharmonic and Klaus Tennstedt. The first of these are for Elisabeth in Tannhäuser, the role in which she made her opera debut in 1969, followed by one from Tristan und Isolde. These scenes are followed by Wagner's ...

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  1. Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act II. Dich, teure Halle
  2. Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act III. Allmächt'ge Jungfrau, hör mein Flehen
  3. Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), opera, WWV 63: Act II. Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff
  4. Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act III. Mild und leise
  5. Wesendonck Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91
  6. Dem Unendlichen ("Wie erhebt sich das Herz"), song for voice & piano, D. 291
  7. Der Winterabend ("Es ist so still"), song for voice & piano, D. 938
  8. Auflösung ("Verbirg dich, Sonne"), song for voice & piano, D. 807
  9. Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
  10. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act IV. Barcarolle: Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour
  11. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act IV. Venus dit à Fortune
  12. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act IV. Qui connait donc la souffrance...O Dieu, de quelle ivresse
  13. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Act IV. Jusque-là cependant affermis mon courage...Aujourd'hui, aujourd'hui les larmes
  14. Roméo et Juliette, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra ("symphonie dramatique"), H.79 (Op. 17): Part I. Premiers transports que nul n'oublie!
  15. Chansons madécasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano, M. 78
  16. Chanson du rouet, song for voice & piano, M. 15
  17. Si morne!, song for voice & piano, M. 16
  18. Tu vois le feu du soir, song for voice & piano (Miroirs brûlants), FP 98/1
  19. La fraîcheur et le feu, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 147
  20. La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Act 1. Amours divins!
  21. La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Act 2. On me nomme Hélène la blonde
  22. La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Act 3. Là vrai, je ne suis pas coupable
  23. La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Act 3. Elle vient! C'est elle
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The Very Best of Jessye Norman
2003, EMI

UPC: 724357591225

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