Fleming, Renée - Guilty Pleasures - CD




Renée Fleming (soprano), with Susan Graham (mezzo) & the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sebastian Lang-Lessing. Decca, 2013. Recorded 9/8/2012, All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London. An album of sheer indulgence: the beautiful voice of Renée Fleming in a very personal selection of songs & arias, many of which one might never hear her sing on stage.

Berlioz - Villanelle [Les Nuits d'été op.7: no.1]

Duparc - Refice: Ombra di Nube [Phidylé]

Falla, de - Nana & Canción [Siete Canciones populares españolas: nos.5 & 6]

Tchaikovsky - Undina's Aria [Undina}

Rachmaninov - Sumerki (Twilight) op.21 no.3

Delibes - Les filles de Cadix

Delibes - Sous le dôme épais (Flower Duet)[Lakmé: Act 1] – with Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)

Canteloube - La Delaissado & Malurous qu'o uno Fenno [Songs of the Auvergne: nos.7 & 13]

Dvořák - Za Štíhlou Gazelou [Armida]

Smetana - Lullaby [The Kiss]

Strauss, J, I - Frag mich oft [Walzer aus Wien] – with Janet Simpson (piano)

 Wagner - Träume "Sag', welch wunderbare Träume" [5 Wesendonck-Lieder: no.5]

Corigliano – Once there was a Golden Bird [The Ghosts of Versailles: Act II]

Trad. - Londonderry Air