Lehar The Land Of Smiles
  • CAT # 80419-25

    1. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Overture 8:28
    2. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Introduction and Entrance: Three cheers for Lisa! 3:11
    3. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: This isn't the only time 2:16
    4. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: I tremble whenever I enter this room 4:33
    5. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Now will you join me in a little cup of tea? 3:25
    6. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Before the window of my beloved 3:39
    7. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Finale, Act One: We are alone 7:54
    8. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Prelude
    9. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Entrance of Sou Chong 2:26
    10. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Ah, who has given us our dream come true? 4:43
    11. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: In pagodas 'cross the nation 3:11
    12. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Love for me, and Love for you 2:51
    13. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: My heart belongs to you! 3:31
    14. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: I long for my homeland, so far away 1:40
    15. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Chinese Wedding Procession 3:50
    16. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Finale, Act Two: I forbid you to go! 8:37
    17. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Love cannot fail 3:06
    18. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Zig, zig, zig! 2:26
    19. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: It's strange how happiness so quickly fades 1:44
    20. Lehar: The Land Of Smiles: Finale, Act Three: The sun which shines here 6:06

Sung in English by an impressive cast, the rarely recorded operettas The Czarevitch and The Land of Smiles are sure to delight. The music of Franz Lehar under the direction of Richard Bonynge is a perfect match. Bonynge delights in rediscovering neglected masterpieces and bringing them to the fore. These works are well known for their demanding tenor roles. On these recordings, Jerry Hadley handles the roles with style and ease.

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