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Opera Goes To War!


Release Date: 05/22/2009 
Label:  Emi Studio Catalog #: 63733   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiVincenzo BelliniGioachino RossiniCharles Gounod
Performer:  Grace BumbryBirgit NilssonBonaldo GiaiottiFerruccio Mazzoli,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaRiccardo MutiJames LevineThomas Schippers,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House OrchestraRome Opera House ChorusPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Su! del Nilo al sacro lido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass),
Ferruccio Mazzoli (Bass), Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Notes: This selection begins "Alta cagion v'aduna..." 
2.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass),
Ferruccio Mazzoli (Bass), Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
3.
Aida: Vieni, o guerriero vindice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass),
Ferruccio Mazzoli (Bass), Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
4.
I puritani: Suoni la tromba by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Agostino Ferrin (Bass), Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Notes: This selection begins "Riccardo! Riccardo!" 
5.
La forza del destino: Al suon del tamburo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
6.
La forza del destino: Nella guerra è la follia by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Italy 
7.
La forza del destino: Rataplan, della gloria pel soldato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
8.
Giovanna d'Arco: Tu che all'eletto Sàulo...Or dal padre benedetta by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
9.
Attila: Urli, Rapine by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
10.
Attila: Viva il re delle mille foreste by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
11.
Attila: Da te questa or m'è concesso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
12.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gabriela Tucci (Soprano), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
13.
Norma: Guerra, guerra le Galliche selve by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Nicola Zaccaria (Bass), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Notes: This selection begins "Squilla il bronzo di Dio!" 
14.
L'assedio di Corinto: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
15.
Faust: Gloire immortelle [Soldiers' Chorus] by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Chorus,  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 

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