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Telemann: Orpheus
Dorothea Röschmann (Orasia); Ruth Ziesak (Euridice); Maria Cristina Kiehr (Ismene); Isabelle Poulenard (Cephisa/Priestess); Roman Trekel (Orpheus); Werner Güra (Eurimedes); Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Pluto); Axel Köhler (Ascalax)
RIAS Kammerchor and Akademie für alte Musik Berlin
René Jacobs, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901618.19 (2 cds)
Texts and translations in English, French and German

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Verdi: Ernani
Joan Sutherland (Elvira); Linda McLeod (Giovanna); Luciano Pavarotti (Ernani); Leo Nucci (Carlo); Paata Burchuladze (Silva); Richard Morton (Riccardo); Alastair Miles (Jago)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
Richard Bonynge, conductor
Decca 421 412-2 (2 cds)
Texts and translations in English, French, German and Italian

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Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette
Catherine Robbin, mezzo-soprano; Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, tenor; Gilles Cachemaille, bass-baritone
Monteverdi Choir and Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Philips 454 454-2 (2 cds)
Texts and translations in French, English, German and Italian

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Adam: Le Toréador
Sumi Jo (Coraline); John Aler (Tracolin); Michel Trempont (Don Belflor)
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera
Richard Bonynge, conductor
Decca 455 664-2
Texts and translations in French, English and German

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American Songs
Barbara Bonney, soprano
André Previn, piano
Decca 455 511-2
Texts and translations in English and French; essay also in German

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Poulenc: Mélodies
Felicity Lott, soprano
Pascal Rogé, piano
Decca 458 859-2
Texts and translations in English, French and German

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Rachmaninov: Aleko; The Miserly Knight; Francesca da Rimini
Gothenburg Opera Chorus and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
DGG 453 452-2 (3 cds)
Texts and translations in English, French and German (and Russian for the libretti)

Aleko
Maria Guleghina (Zemfira); Anne Sofie von Otter (Old Gypsy Woman); Ilya Levinsky (Young Gypsy); Sergei Leiferkus (Aleko); Anatoly Kotscherga (Old Gypsy)
DGG 453 453-2

The Miserly Knight
Sergei Larin (Albert); Ian Caley (Moneylender); Vladimir Chernov (Duke); Sergei Aleksashkin (Baron); Anatoly Kotscherga (Servant)
DGG 453 454-2

Francesca da Rimini
Maria Guleghina (Francesca); Sergei Larin (Paolo); Ilya Levinsky (Dante); Sergei Leiferkus (Lanceotto); Sergei Aleksashkin (Virgil's Shade)
DGG 454 455-2

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Weill: Johnny Johnson
Donald Wilkinson (Johnny); Ellen Santaniello (Minny Belle); René de la Garza (Mayor, Private Harwood); D'Anna Fortunato (Goddess); Anne Azéma (French Nurse); and John Delorey, Mark McSweeney, Lynn Torgove, Richard Lalli, Bruce Fithian, Paul Cummings, Paul Guttry Otaré Pit Band
Joel Cohen, conductor
Erato 0630-17870-2
Texts and translations in English, French and German (libretto in English only

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Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Sylvia McNair (Anne); Jane Henschel (Baba); Jane Bunnell (Mother Goose); Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (tom); Paul Plishka (Shadow); Donald Adams (Trulove); Ian Bostridge (Sellem); Raymond Aceto (Keeper)
Saito Kinen Orchestra and Tokyo Opera Singers
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
PHILIPS 454 431-2 (2 cds)
Texts and translations in English, French, German and Italian

Dawn Upshaw (Anne); Grace Bumbry (Baba); Anne Collins ( Mother Goose); Jerry Hadley (Tom); Samuel Ramey (Shadow); Robert Lloyd (Trulove); Steven Cole (Sellem); Roderick Earle (Keeper)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Lyon
Kent Nagano, conductor
ERATO 0630-12715-2 (2 cds)
Texts and translations in English, French and German

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