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Verdi - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 02/06/2001 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 63756   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne PriceJussi BjörlingPlacido DomingoSherrill Milnes,   ... 
Conductor:  Oliviero de FabritiisJonel PerleaArthur FiedlerAnton Guadagno,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House OrchestraBoston PopsLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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This selection contains both stereo and monaural recordings. This selection contains both stereo and monaural recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
2.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
3.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
4.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
5.
Il trovatore: Tacea la notte placida...Di tale amor by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), Laura Londi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues with "Di tale amor che dirsi." 
6.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ryland Davies (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
7.
Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianfranco Masini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by the recitative "Timor de me?..." 
8.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
9.
La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
10.
La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
11.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fernando Previtali
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "E strano..." 
12.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
13.
Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
14.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
15.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
16.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Robert Kerns (Baritone), Mario Rinaudo (Bass), Anna Moffo (Soprano),
Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Gualtier Maldè..." 
17.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Robert Merrill (Baritone), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor),
Rosalind Elias (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952-71 
Language: Italian 

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