Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson Autograph

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Celebrating baritone Thomas Hampson's 60th birthday, Warner Classics has issued this 12-CD box set in the Autograph series, highlighting his key operatic roles and major vocal recordings he made for EMI, Erato, and Teldec. Included here are his performances in operas by Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, and Britten, as well as selections of art songs by Schubert, Schumann, Berlioz, Liszt, Strauss, and Mahler, chosen by Hampson as representative of his favorite repertoire. This collection also covers his performances in sacred choral masterpieces by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Fauré, and Puccini, along with an assortment of songs by American composers, including Copland, Bernstein, Ives, MacDowell, and Foster, and selections from Viennese operettas and Broadway musicals. The 12th CD is an interview with Hampson by Jon Tolansky, covering all aspects of Hampson's career.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Le Nozze de Figaro
1 3:41
2 4:53
3 1:08
4 1:24
5 3:29
6 0:57
7 1:45
8 1:24
9 3:41
10 6:00
11 1:20
12 3:05
13 4:27
Don Giovanni
14 4:12
15 2:09
16 3:44
17 5:46
18 2:13
19 2:28
20 3:02
21 1:00
22 5:14
23 1:12
Così fan tutte
24 2:22
25 5:46

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, Op. 60
1 4:10
Faust
2 1:41
3 3:43
4 2:37
5 2:29
6 3:48
7 1:42
8 4:54
9 4:52
Hamlet
10 4:14
11 3:37
12 1:16
13 3:35
14 6:12
15 2:51
16 3:14
17 4:03
18 3:41
19 1:39
20 5:30
Macbeth
21 3:13
22 5:12

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Les Vêpres siciliennes
1 8:45
La Traviata
2 8:21
Simon Boccanegra
3 7:23
Il Trovatore
4 1:51
5 1:45
6 2:02
7 2:26
8 1:32
9 3:06
10 0:37
11 3:06
12 1:40
13 2:00
14 1:04
15 2:20
Don Carlos
16 5:24
17 4:28
18 2:22
19 4:45
20 3:35
21 4:22
22 4:03

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Tannhäuser
1 5:17
2 3:19
3 5:04
4 2:00
5 3:14
6 4:49
Die Walküre
7 2:56
Götterdämmerung
8 2:38
9 7:40
10 2:57
11 2:18
12 4:30
13 2:22
14 4:46
15 2:08
16 2:21
17 2:50
18 1:45
19 6:57
7 Compositions from Goethe's Faust, WWV 15
20 1:29
21 1:06
22 3:36

Track Listing - Disc 5

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Billy Budd
1 4:03
2 3:46
3 4:22
4 5:30
5 8:51
6 2:22
War Requiem
7 2:42
8 1:49
9 3:25
10 6:10
11 3:47
12 5:48
13 2:29
14 1:53
15 2:58
16 6:00
17 3:39
18 6:14

Track Listing - Disc 7

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:43
2 2:51
3 4:30
4 2:51
5 1:17
6 1:03
7 1:35
8 1:41
12 Gedichte, Op. 35
9 6:20
10 3:12
11 2:33
12 4:46
13 1:13
14 4:17
15 2:36
Dichterliebe, Op. 48
16 1:53
17 1:06
18 0:40
19 1:59
20 0:58
21 2:18
22 1:42
23 1:13
24 1:33
25 2:25
26 1:08
27 2:50
28 2:41
29 1:34
30 2:36
31 4:51
Der arme Peter, Op. 53/3
32 1:11
33 1:04
34 1:54

Track Listing - Disc 9

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Old American Songs
1 3:08
2 2:19
3 3:09
4 1:42
5 2:14
6 2:52
7 2:01
8 3:40
9 2:57
10 1:43
11 1:29
12 4:32
13 2:16
14 2:38
15 2:55
16 2:48
17 2:07
18 2:29
19 5:38
20 2:22
Blue Mountain Ballads
21 2:32
22 1:23
23 1:44
24 1:38
25 5:22
Old American Songs
26 2:20
27 3:53
28 4:33