Benita Valente: Great Singers of the 20th Century

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This remarkable collection highlights the career of the great American soprano, Benita Valente collecting performances from both concerts and the recording studio. The program was made in consultation Ms. Valente. Vocal art of the highest order!



“The recordings are fully worthy of the performances and there is a fine appreciation on the singer by Robert Baxter in the booklet...this one is certainly worth anyone’s money.” - MusicWeb International

“As Baxter writes about her ability, ‘She spoke serenely but eloquently through the music she sang.’ I certainly agree that this is an eloquent recital, and strongly recommend it.” - ArkivMusic


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Benita Valente

Un moto di gioia, K. 579 
Richard Goode, piano

Deh Vieni
Eastman II, David Effron, conductor

Vorrei Spiegarvi, K. 418
Minneapolis Festival Concer,
Alexander Schneider, conductor

Eastman II, David Effron, conductor

Heidenroslein, D. 257
Nacht und Traume
Rastlose Liebe, D. 138

Richard Goode, piano

Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
Rudolf Serkin, piano; Harold Wright, clarinet

Meine Liebe is Grun, Op. 63, No. 5
Vergebliches Standchen
Richard Goode, piano

from the Italienisches Liederbuch:
Auch kleine Dinge
Mir ward gesagt
Wer rief dich denn?
Du denkst mit einem
Wie lange schon
Ihr jungen Leute
Mein Liebster singt

Schweig' einmal still
Ich hab' in Penna einem  Liebsten wohnen
Richard Goode, piano

Ariettes Oublies
Lydia Artymiw, piano

Fernando Obradors
Al Amor
Con amores
la mi madre
Del Cabello mas sutil
Chiquitita la novia
David Effron, piano

with Lydia Artymiw, David Effron, Richard Goode, Rudolf Serkin, piano; Harold Wright, clarinet; Eastman II, David Effron, conductor; Minneapolis Festival Orchestra, Alexander Schneider, conductor


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