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Basic Opera Highlights - Verdi: Aida/Leinsdorf, Price, Et Al


Release Date: 09/12/2000 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 63706   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hans SotinRuggero RaimondiSherrill MilnesPlacido Domingo,   ... 
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraJohn Alldis Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Aida: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hans Sotin (Bass), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Hans Sotin (Bass),
Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Aida: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with the "Grand March." 
5. Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Hans Sotin (Bass), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Aida: Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hans Sotin (Bass), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues with "Pur ti riveggo...Là" tra foreste vergini." 
7. Aida: Già i sacerdoti adunansi...Ah! tu dei vivere! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Hans Sotin (Bass), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hans Sotin (Bass), Leontyne Price (Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1970 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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