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Our hour will be filled with farewell arias and duets - plus our October Mystery Voice Quiz.


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

Porgy and Bess: "Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way"
Composer George Gershwin
Ensemble Houston Grand Opera
Conductor John DeMain
Album Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Record Label RCA

Carmen: Act II: Conclusion
Composer Georges Bizet
Ensemble London Philharmonic Orchestra; John Alldis Choir
Conductor Sir Georg Solti
Album Georges Bizet - Carmen
Record Label London

Madama Butterfly: "Addio, fiorito asil"
Composer Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Conductor Gabriele Santini
Album Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Record Label EMI

Lohengrin: "Mein lieber Schwann"
Composer Richard Wagner
Ensemble Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor Arthur Bodanzky
Album Wagner Lohengrin Bodanzky
Record Label Melodram

Lucia di Lammermoor: Act I: Conclusion
Composer Gaetano Donizetti
Ensemble Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor Tullio Serafin
Album Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Record Label EMI

Boris Godunov: Farewell and Death of Boris
Composer Modest Mussorgsky
Ensemble Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jerzy Semkow
Album Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov - Semkow
Record Label EMI

Edgar: Conclusion
Composer Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble Coro e Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Conductor Alberto Veronesi
Album Puccini: Edgar
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

La traviata: "Addio del passato"
Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor James Levine
Album Verdi: Great Moments from "La Traviata"
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon