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Verdi: Highlights From Operas / Domingo, Scotto, Et Al


Release Date: 09/26/2000 
Label:  Dg Panorama Catalog #: 469217   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ileana CotrubasBruno GrellaAlfredo GiacomottiStefania Malagú,   ... 
Conductor:  Giuseppe SinopoliCarlos KleiberRafael KubelikTullio Serafin,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper OrchestraBerlin City Opera ChorusBavarian State Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 38 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Nabucco: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra,  Berlin City Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1976 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Bruno Grella (Baritone), Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass),
Stefania Malagú (Soprano), Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Walter Gullino (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
5.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
6.
La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
7.
La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with " Teneste la promessa ... Attendo, né a me
giugnon mai! ... " and, is an ADD recording. 
8.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
9.
Rigoletto: Figlia!...Mio Padre! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
10.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Piero de Palma (Tenor), Alfredo Giacomotti (Baritone), Virgilio Carbonari (Baritone),
Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
11.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Written: 1851 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
12.
Rigoletto: Povero Rigoletto...Cortigiani, vil razza dannata! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
13.
Rigoletto: Tutte le feste al tempio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renata Scotto (Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
14.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Ivo Vinco (Bass)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
15.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Fiorenza Cossotto (Soprano),
Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
16.
La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
17.
La forza del destino: Son Pereda, son ricco d'onore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renato Bruson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
18.
La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renato Bruson (Baritone), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
19.
La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rosalind Plowright (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
20.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
21.
Il trovatore: Stride la vampa! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
22.
Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ettore Bastianini (Baritone), Ivo Vinco (Bass)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
23.
Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Antonietta Stella (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
24.
Il trovatore: Quel suon...Ah! che la morte "Miserere" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Antonietta Stella (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
25.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
26.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
27.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
28.
Aida: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
29.
Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
30.
Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with " Immenso Fthà ... " and, is a DDD recording. 
31.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "É strano ! ... " and, is an ADD recording. 
32.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Follie! Delirio vano è questo! ... " and, is
an ADD recording. 
33.
Rigoletto: Oh mia Gilda, fanciulla by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Giacomotti (Baritone), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Piero de Palma (Tenor),
Virgilio Carbonari (Baritone), Renata Scotto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with " Mio padre! ... " and, is an ADD recording. 
34.
Il trovatore: Or co' dadi, ma fra poco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ivo Vinco (Bass)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
35.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
36.
Il trovatore: L'onda de' suoni mistici by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Antonietta Stella (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
37.
Il trovatore: Manrico? ...Che? ...La zingara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Ricciardi (Tenor), Antonietta Stella (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
38.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Ricciardi (Tenor), Antonietta Stella (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 

Sound Samples

Nabucco: Overture
Nabucco / Act 3: Coro: Introduzione - "Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate"
La traviata / Act 1: Prelude
La traviata / Act 1: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" (Brindisi)
La traviata / Act 1: "E strano!" - "Ah, fors'è lui"
La traviata / Act 1: "Follie! Delirio vano è questo!" - "Sempre libera"
La traviata / Act 2: "Lunge da lei" - "De' miei bollenti spiriti"
La traviata / Act 2: "Di Provenza il mar, il suol"
La traviata / Act 3: "Tenesta la promessa" - "Attendo, né a me giungon mai" - "Addio del passato"
Rigoletto / Act 1: "Questa o quella" (Ballata) (Duca)
Rigoletto / Act 1: "Figlia!" / "Mio padre!" (Rigoletto, Gilda)
Rigoletto / Act 1: "Gualtier Maldè...Caro nome che il mio cor" - "È là"/"Miratela"
Rigoletto / Act 2: Parmi veder le lagrime (Duca)
Rigoletto / Act 2: Cortigiani, vil razza dannata (Rigoletto)
Rigoletto / Act 2: Scena e Duetto: "Mio padre!" / "Dio! Mia Gilda!" (Gilda, Rigoletto, Borsa, Marullo, Ceprano, Coro)
Rigoletto / Act 2: Tutte le feste al tempio (Gilda, Rigoletto)
Rigoletto / Act 3: "La donna è mobile" - "E là il vostr'uomo" (Duca / Sparafucile, Rigoletto)
Rigoletto / Act 3: Bella figlia dell'amore (Duca, Maddalena, Gilda, Rigoletto)
La forza del destino: Overture (Sinfonia)
La forza del destino / Act 2: Son Pereda, son ricco d'onore
La forza del destino / Act 3: Solenne in quest'ora
La forza del destino / Act 4: Pace, pace, mio Dio
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 2: "Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie" (Anvil Chorus)
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 2: "Stride la vampa!"
Il Trovatore / Act 2: Il balen del suo sorriso...Per me, ora fatale
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 3: "Or co' dadi" - "Squilli, echeggi la tromba"
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 3: "Ah sì ben mio"
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 3: "L'onda de'suoni mistici" - "Manrico!"
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 3: "Manrico" / "Che?" / "La zingara" (Ruiz, Manrico, Leonora)
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 3: "Di quella pira"
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 4: "D'amor sull'ali rosee"
Il Trovatore - Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare / Act 4: "Misere" / "Ah! che la morte ognora"
Aida / Act 1: Se quel guerrier io fossi!..Celeste Aida
Aida / Act 2: "Gloria all'Egitto"
Aida / Act 2: Grand March
Aida / Act 2: Ballet Music
Aida / Act 3: O patria mia
Aida / Act 4: Immenso Fthà ... O terra, addio

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