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Mattiwilda Dobbs

voc, US
Singer of Classical

Mattiwilda Dobbs (b.11 July 1925 in Atlanta, Georgia – d. December 8, 2015) was an African-American coloratura soprano and one of the first black singers to enjoy a major international career in opera. Possessing a small but buoyant voice, Dobbs was admired for her refined vocal technique and lively interpretations.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act III: Vaudeville and Chorus: Pasha Selim, live for ever (Chorus) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Overture on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act II: Aria: Tortures unrelenting may for me be waiting (Constanza) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Aria: Here surely I must find her (Belmonte) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Chorus: Sing to the mighty Pasha Selim (Chorus) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act II: Duet: Here's to Bacchus, long live Bacchus (Pedrillo, Osmin) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Aria and Duet: You may think you've found a maiden (Osmin, Belmonte) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Aria and Duet: The devil take you and your song, sir (Belmonte, Osmin) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Aria: Oh what trembling, oh what passion (Belmonte) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Aria: These young men who go a-spying (Osmin, Pedrillo) on Mozart: Abduction From the Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Gedda & Yehudi Menuhin

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Arias From "The Golden Cockerel". "Manon", "La Sonnambula", "Lakmé" And Arias And Duets From "Rigoletto"Giuseppe Verdi, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Jules Massenet, Vincenzo Bellini, Léo Delibes, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Rolando Panerai, Alceo Galliera2007Album
Arias & SongsMattiwilda Dobbs1999Compil.
Mozart's The Abduction From The Seraglio (Sung In English)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Yehudi Menuhin, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Nicolai Gedda, Jenifer Eddy, John Fryatt, Noel Mangin, Bath Festival Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers1978Album
Två Sidor Av Mattiwilda Dobbs Och Gotthard ArnérMattiwilda Dobbs / Gotthard Arnér1970Album
The Abduction From The Seraglio Sung In EnglishWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Mattiwilda Dobbs / Nicolai Gedda / Jenifer Eddy / Noel Mangin / John Fryatt / The Ambrosian Singers / Bath Festival Orchestra Conducted By Yehudi Menuhin1968Album
Hoffmanns Erzählungen (In Deutsch Gesungen)Jacques Offenbach, Mattiwilda Dobbs ∙ Gladys Kuchta ∙ Hedi Klug ∙ Svetka Ahlin ∙ Sándor Kónya, Richard Kraus1964Album
The Tales Of HoffmannJacques Offenbach, Leopold Simoneau, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Uta Graf, Heinz Rehfuss, Orchestre Des Concerts De Paris, Pierre-Michel Le Conte1962Album
Аве МарияMattiwilda Dobbs1961Album
Аве МарияMattiwilda Dobbs1956Album
Song RecitalMattiwilda Dobbs / Gerald Moore / Franz Schubert / Johannes Brahms / Hugo Wolf / Gabriel Fauré / Reynaldo Hahn / Ernest Chausson1954Album
Arias and Duets from “Rigoletto” and Arias from Le Coq d’or • Manon • La Sonnambula • LakmeMattiwilda Dobbs, Rolando PaneraiAlbum
The Pearl Fishers (Les Pecheurs de Perles)Mattiwilda Dobbs, Enzo Seri, Jean Borthayre, Lucien Mans, Orchestre Philharmonique De Paris And Chœur Philharmonique De Paris - Georges BizetAlbum
Les Pecheurs De PerlesRené Leibowitz, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Enzo Seri, Jean Borthayre, Lucien MansAlbum
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