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Verdi, Donizetti: Arias / Downes, Pavarotti, Et Al


Release Date: 11/13/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001000702   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiGiuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Lucia di Lammermoor: Tombe degl'avi miei...Fra poco a me ricovero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2. Luisa Miller: Oh! Fede negar potessi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. I due Foscari: Dal più remoto esiglio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Un ballo in maschera: Forse la soglia attinse by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
5. Macbeth: Ah, la paterna mano by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6. Il Duca d'Alba: Angelo casto e bel by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7. Dom Sébastien: Deserto in terra by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8. La Favorita: Spirto gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Opera Orchestra
Written: 1843 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Luisa Miller / Act 2: "Oh! fede negar potessi...Quando le sere al placido"
I due Foscari / Act 1: "Ah sì, ch'io sento ancora...Dal più remoto esiglio"
Un ballo in maschera / Act 3: "Forse la soglia attinse...Ma se m'è forza perderti"
Macbeth / Act 4: "O figli miei...Ah, la paterna mano"
Lucia di Lammermoor / Act 3.: "Tombe degl'avi miei...Fra poco a me ricovero"
Il Duca d'Alba / Act 4: "Inosservato" - "Angelo casto e bel"
La Favorita / Act 4: Spirto gentil
Don Sebastiano, Re del Portogallo / Act 2: "Deserto in terra"

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