Editors’ Notes Montserrat Caballé was one of the most powerful and versatile operatic voices of the 20th century. Best known for her roles in Italian opera (Tosca, Aida, Violetta in Verdi's La traviata, Turandot and Elisabeth in Don Carlos), Caballé's repertoire took in German works such as Tristan und Isolde, Salome and Der Rosenkavalier. Possessing a beautifully pure soprano voice, primarily lyric but with reserves of power, Caballé (born in Barcelona in 1933) became one of Spain's leading musicians. Her many early solo recitals reveal a superb instrument, which can be heard in pretty much all her stage roles—often to spectacular effect. “Barcelona”, a duet recorded with Freddie Mercury for the 1992 Olympics, made her a crossover star. Explore some of the finest performances of an opera legend.

SONG
ALBUM
Barcelona (New Orchestrated Version)
5:44
 
Andrea Chénier, Dramma Di Ambiente Storico in Quattro Quadri: Vicino a Te
3:39
 
4:53
 
I Masnadieri, Act 1: Cavatina: "Lo sguardo avea degli angeli"
3:54
 
2:32
 
4:46
 
3:16
 
2:40
 
5:34
 
3:27
 
7:14
 
3:55
 
4:59
 
Faust, Act III: No. 14 "Il était un roi de Thulé" / "Ah! Je ris de ma voir si belle en ce miroir!"
11:26
 
I Puritani (1988 Remastered Version), Act I, Scena terza: A te, o cara, amor talora (Arturo/Elvira/Giorgio/Gualtiero/Coro)
6:31
 
3:30
 
5:34
 
11:04
 
Otello, Act IV: Era più calma?...Mia madre aveva una povera ancella (2009 - Remaster)
10:08
 
4:30
 
4:46
 
Canto a Sevilla, Op.37: Las Fuenecitas del Parque
4:00
 
Morgen!, Op. 27, No. 4 (Mañana!)
4:01
 
Wiegenlied, Op. 41, No. 1 (Cancion de Cuna)
5:20
 
Salome, Op.54, TrV 215 / Scene 4: "Es ist kein Laut zu vernehmen"
17:19
 
Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), WWV 86d: Brünnhilde's Immolation Scene
19:56
 
Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Mild und leise wie er lächelt
6:56
 

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