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Verdi: Don Carlo - Highlights / Levine, Sylvester, Millo


Release Date: 06/14/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 53507   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael SylvesterPaul PlishkaVladimir ChernovJane Bunnell,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded April 20-24 and May 11-14, 1992. Selections recorded April 20-24 and May 11-14, 1992. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Don Carlos: Sentite là? by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Don Carlos: Io la vidi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael Sylvester (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Fontainebleau!..." 
3.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael Sylvester (Tenor), Paul Plishka (Bass), Vladimir Chernov (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "E lui!...desso!...l'Infante!" 
4.
Don Carlos: Nel giardin del bello "Veil Song" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jane Bunnell (Mezzo Soprano), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Don Carlos: Io vengo a domandar grazia alla mia Regina by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael Sylvester (Tenor), Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Don Carlos: Spuntato ecco il dì d'esultanza by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  John Horton Murray (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Don Carlos: Ella giammai m'amò...Dormirò sol sul manto mio regal by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 10 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah! più non vedrò la Regina!..." 
9.
Don Carlos: Per me giunto...Io morrò, ma lieto in core by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael Sylvester (Tenor), Vladimir Chernov (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Son io, mio Carlo..." and continues with "O Carlo, ascolta...." 
10.
Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 11 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Act One: "Sentite là?" (Voice)
"Fontainebleau!" (Voice)
"Io la vidi e al suo sorriso" (Voice)
Act II: "E lui...desso!...l'Infante! (Vladimir Chernov, Michael Sylvester, chorus, Paul Plishka) (Voice)
"Nei giardin del bello" (Dolora Zajick, Jane Bunnell, Chorus) (Voice)
"Io vengo a domandar grazia alla mia Regina" (Michael Sylvester, Aprile Millo) (Voice)
Act III: "Spuntato ecco il di d'esultanza" (Chorus, John Horton Murray) (Voice)
Act IV: "Ella giammai m'amo" (Ferruccio Furlanetto) (Voice)
"Ah! piu non vedro la Regina!...O don fatale" (Dolora Zajick) (Voice)
"Son io, mio Carlo" (Vladimir Chernov, Michael Sylvester) (Voice)
"Per me giunto e il di supremo" (Vladimir Chernov) (Voice)
"O Carlo, ascolta..." (Vladimir Chernov) (Voice)
Act V: "Tu che le vanita conoscesti del" (Aprile Millo) (Voice)

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