Alto CD

Joan Sutherland Collector’s Album: Rare Broadcasts

Joan Sutherland Collector’s Album: Rare Broadcasts
Joan Sutherland Collector’s Album: Rare Broadcasts

Joan Sutherland Collector’s Album: Rare Broadcasts

Joan Sutherland
various orchestras &
Richard Bonynge

Catalogue Number: ALC 1185
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: A/DD Time 79:31 (1957/61)



“includes the most perfect trill (the Bononcini) we have ever heard” (alto) ‘After so many spinto Annas who sound like refugees from Brünnhilde’s riding club, it was a revelation to hear a fresh, young lyric voice of uncommon purity at the command of an impeccable musician…She did not stun with bravura; she captivated with humanity’ (Opera Magazine on Sutherland’s Donna Anna 1957/8)

  • 1. Ecco l’infido…Di, cor mio, quanto t’amai (Alcina:Handel) 7:25
    with Norma Procter, Thomas Hemsley / Capella Coloniensis
    / Ferdinand Leitner. 1959
  • 2. Tiranna gelosia…Tornami a vagheggiar (Alcina:Handel) 5:00
    with Capella Coloniensis / Ferdinand Leitner. 1959
  • 3. Ah! Ruggiero crudel…ombre pallide, lo so m’udite (Alcina:Handel) 7:00
    with Capella Coloniensis / Ferdinand Leitner. 1959
  • 4. Se ti perdo (Haydn) with Dennis Brain (Horn)/Goldsborough Orchestra 10:55
    conducted by Charles Mackerras. 1956
  • 5. Exsultate, jubilate (Mozart) 14:31
    with the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra / Alberto Erede.1959
  • 6. Madre, deh placati..Ah! di contento (Emilia di Liverpool:Donizetti) 5:00
    with April Cantelo, with Liverpool Music Singers Group
    /Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / John Pritchard.1957
  • 7. Confusa e alma…non intende il mio contento 6:41
    (Emilia di Liverpool:Donizetti) with Liverpool Music Singers Group
    /Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / John Pritchard.1957
  • 8. La fiorala Fiorentina (Rossini) with Richard Bonynge (Piano).1957 3:36
  • 9. Canzonetta:La promessa (Soirées musicales:Rossini) 3:17
  • 10. Arietta: L’orgia (Soirées musicales:Rossini) /Ernest Lush (Piano).1958 3:23
  • 11. Tirolese: La pastorella dell’Alpi (Soirées musicales:Rossini) 2:09
  • 12. Barcorola: La gita in gondola (Soirées musicales:Rossini) 2:54
  • 13. Per la gloria d’adoravi (Griselda:Bononcini) 4:47
  • 14. Cherry Ripe (Horn) with Richard Bonynge (Harpsichord). 1961 1:53
    (Tracks 9, 11-13 with Richard Bonynge (Piano). 1960 (T.13= 1961):