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Celeste Aida - The Verdi Album / Luciano Pavarotti


Release Date: 05/19/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001292202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiMontserrat CaballéDame Joan Sutherland
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

• A special collection of great Verdi tenor arias taken from Luciano Pavarotti’s classic recordings—all made in the prime of his career.
• The quintessential Italian tenor, Pavarotti was unrivalled in his ability to make the music jump off the page and grab the listener’s attention and heart.
• Featuring all the famous Verdi melodies known the world over, such as “La donna è mobile,” “Celeste Aïda,” “Di quella pira” and much more.
• In addition to arias, this set includes duets and ensembles with his most famous colleagues, including Joan Sutherland and Kiri Te Kanawa, with such conductors as Riccardo Muti, Georg Solti, Lorin Maazel and others.
• A special collection of great Verdi tenor arias taken from Luciano Pavarotti’s classic recordings—all made in the prime of his career.
• The quintessential Italian tenor, Pavarotti was unrivalled in his ability to make the music jump off the page and grab the listener’s attention and heart.
• Featuring all the famous Verdi melodies known the world over, such as “La donna è mobile,” “Celeste Aïda,” “Di quella pira” and much more.
• In addition to arias, this set includes duets and ensembles with his most famous colleagues, including Joan Sutherland and Kiri Te Kanawa, with such conductors as Riccardo Muti, Georg Solti, Lorin Maazel and others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
2.
Macbeth: Ah, la paterna mano by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
3.
Macbeth: Dove siam? Che bosco è quello?...La patria tradita by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
4.
Luisa Miller: Il foglio dunque? by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
5.
Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
6.
Luisa Miller: M'ardon le vene, le fauci, orrido fuoco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
7.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
8.
Rigoletto: Ella mi fu rapita by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Written: 1851; Italy 
9.
Rigoletto: Ella mi fu rapita by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Written: 1851; Italy 
10.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Written: 1851 
11.
Rigoletto: Scorrende uniti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
12.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Written: 1851 
13.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
14.
Rigoletto: Un dì, se ben rammentomi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Written: 1851 
15.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
16.
Il trovatore: Quale d'armi fragor poc'anzi intesi? by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
17.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
18.
Il trovatore: L'onda de' suoni mistici by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
19.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
20.
Il trovatore: Quel suon...Ah! che la morte "Miserere" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
21.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
22.
La traviata: Un dì, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
23.
La traviata: Lunge da lei...De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
24.
La traviata: Annina?...Comandate? by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
25.
La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
26.
I vespri siciliani: Al tuo cor generoso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
27.
Un ballo in maschera: Su, su profetessa...Di tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
28.
Un ballo in maschera: E scherzo od è follia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
29.
Un ballo in maschera: T'eco io sto...Non sai tu by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
30.
Un ballo in maschera: Forse la soglia attinse by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
31.
Don Carlos: Io l'ho perduta by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
32.
Don Carlos: Io la vidi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
33.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
34.
Aida: Pur ti riveggo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
35.
Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
36.
Aida: Presago il core della tua condanna by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
37.
Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
38.
Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
39.
Otello: Venga la morte! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
40.
Otello: Dio, mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
41.
Otello: Niun mi tema (Death of Otello) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 

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