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The Best Of Domingo


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 415366   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGeorges BizetGiacomo PucciniFriedrich von Flotow,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoNicolai GhiaurovPiero CappuccilliPedro Di Proenza,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoCarlo Maria GiuliniLorin MaazelCarlos Kleiber,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraVienna Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier..."
This selection is a DDD recording. 
2. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh! fede negar potessi..." 
4. Un ballo in maschera: Ma se m' è forza perderti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Forse la soglia attinse...". 
5. La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Lunge da lei...". 
6. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
8. Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
10. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Il était une fois "Kleinzach Legend" by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Pedro Di Proenza (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Pro Arte Chorus,  Suisse Romande Radio Chorus,  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Language: French 
11. Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Edita Gruberova (Soprano),
Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Aida / Act 1: Se quel guerrier io fossi!..Celeste Aida
Rigoletto / Act 3: "La donna è mobile"
Luisa Miller / Act 2: Oh! fede negar potessi - Quando le sere
Un ballo in maschera / Act 3: "Forse la soglia attinse" - "Ma se m'è forza perderti"
Carmen / Act 2: "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"
Turandot / Act 3: "Nessun dorma"
Martha (opera in 4 Acts) - sung in German / Act 3: Ach, so fromm
L'elisir d'amore / Act 2: "Una furtiva lagrima"
La traviata / Act 2: "Lunge da lei" - "De' miei bollenti spiriti"
Un ballo in maschera / Act 1: "Di'tu se fedele"
Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Prologue: Il était une fois à la cour d'Eisenach

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