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Giacomo Meyerbeer

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5 September 1791 - 2 May 1864
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Intro to Meyerbeer

Giacomo Meyerbeer was a German opera composer of Jewish birth who has been described as perhaps the most successful stage composer of the nineteenth century. With his 1831 opera Robert le diable and its successors, he gave the genre of grand opera 'decisive character'. Meyerbeer's grand opera style was achieved by his merging of German orchestra style with Italian vocal tradition. These were emplo... more
Gli Ugonotti (1997 - Remaster): Non lunge della torre....Bianca al par di neve alpina (Act I)
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Dinorah, ou Le pardon de Ploërmel / Act 2: Ombra leggera
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Mi batte il cor; O Paradiso; Deh! ch'io ritorni
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Dinorah, '(Le) pardon de Ploërmel' (1997 Digital Remaster): Ombre légère (Shadow Song)
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L'Africaine / Act 4: "Pays Merveilleux ... O Paradis"
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Les Patineurs (Excerpts) (Arr. C. Lambert) - Entree: Allegro Moderato E Pesante
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Meyerbeer: Le Pardon de Ploërmel, Acte 2: "Ombre légère" (Dinorah)
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Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots, Act 1: "Nobles seigneurs, salut!" (Urbain)
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L'Africaine / Act 4: "Mi batte il cor...O Paradiso"
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L'Africaine, Acte IV: "Pays merveilleux... O Paradis"
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Explore Meyerbeer's music

111 Years of Deutsche Grammophon
Leo Slezak (1902-1931)
40 Famous Marches (2 CDs)
Operatic Recital
Meyerbeer: Ballet extrait du Prophète "Les patineurs" - EP (Mono Version)
The Unforgettable Joseph Schmidt
The Golden Age of Singing, Vol. 3
Golden Age Coloratura
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