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Sacred Songs / Placido Domingo


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 471575   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Pietro MascagniPaolo RustichelliCésar FranckFermin Maria Alvarez,   ... 
Performer:  SisselPlacido DomingoPaolo RustichelliLuisa Domingo
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra MilanVerdi Chorus Milan
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This intermezzo has been adapted as "Ave Maria", a very popular
arrangement in its day.
Arranged: Robert Sadin
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
2. Kyrie by Paolo Rustichelli
Performer:  Paolo Rustichelli (Guitar), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Paolo Rustichelli (Piano),
Paolo Rustichelli (Synthesizer)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4. Plegaria (Los tres amores) by Fermin Maria Alvarez
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Jos Cleber 
5. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Sadin
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
6. Mille cherubini in coro by Alois Melichar
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Steven Mercurio. 
7. Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile: Sanctus by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Frondi tenere..." 
9. Repentir "O Divine Redeemer" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10. The Sound of Music: Climb ev'ry mountain by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Wesendonck Lieder: no 1, Der Engel by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Felix Mottl 
12. Elijah, Op. 70: If with all your hearts by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ye people, rend your hearts..." 
13. Preghiera by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Steven Mercurio 
14. Ave Maria by Domingo, Placido, Jr.
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Luisa Domingo (Harp)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Steven Mercurio 
15. Bist du bei mir by Gottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sissel (Voice)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Sadin
This work, formerly attributed to J.S. Bach, is currently believed to have
been composed by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel. 
16. Petite Messe solennelle: Domine Deus by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Cavalleria rusticana: Ave Maria (arranged from "Intermezzo sinfonico")
Kyrie
Panis Angelicus
Pregária
Ave Maria: arr. from Bach's Prelude No.1 BWV 846
Wiegenlied, D.498 - Arr. & Orch. Steven Mercurio as "Mille Cherubini in coro"
Messe solennelle de Ste. Cécile: Sanctus
"Bist du bei mir", BWV 508 Aria
Serse / Act 1: Frondi tenere / Ombra mai fu
Petite Messe solennelle / Gloria: Domine Deus
Repentir (O Divine Redeemer)
Climb Ev'ry Mountain [The Sound of Music]
Ave Maria
Wesendonk Lieder - Five Poems for Female Voice: Der Engel
Elijah, Op.70 / Part 1: "Ye people, rend your hearts" - "If with all your hearts"
Preghiera (Alla mente confusa)

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