Offenbach

Oct 6, 2012

Peter Fox Smith explores Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld and the Gluck opera of which it is a parody - as well as a couple of historic excerpts from Offenbach's La Perichole.

Playlist

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Album Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record Label Telarc

Orphée aux enfers: Overture
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Paul Paray
Album Marches and Overtures à la Française
Record Label Mercury

Orphée aux enfers: "La femme dont le cœur rêve"; "Ah! c'est ainsi!"
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor Michel Plasson
Album Offenbach - Orphée aux enfers
Record Label EMI

Orphée aux enfers: "Quand j’étais roi de Béotie"
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor Michel Plasson
Album Offenbach - Orphée aux enfers
Record Label EMI

Orphée aux enfers: "J'ai vu le Dieu Bacchus"
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble Orchestre et Chœurs du Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor Michel Plasson
Album Offenbach - Orphée aux enfers
Record Label EMI

Orphée aux enfers: Finale
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble Orchestre et Chœurs du Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor Michel Plasson
Album Offenbach - Orphée aux enfers
Record Label EMI

La Périchole: "O, mon cher Armand"
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Album Tales of Offenbach
Record Label Club "99"

La Périchole: "Tu n'es pas beau"
Composer Jacques Offenbach
Album Tales of Offenbach
Record Label Club "99"

Orfeo ed Euridice: Finale
Composer Christoph Willibald Gluck
Ensemble Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler
Album Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Record Label Urania