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Classic Recitals - Ghiaurov - Great Scenes From Verdi


Release Date: 10/12/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4756280   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leslie FysonNicolai Ghiaurov
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 45 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Nabucco: Sperate, o figli...D'Egitto la sui lidi...Come notte by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leslie Fyson (Tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Gli arredi festivi..." 
2. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Nabucco: O chi piangi...Del futuro nel bujo discerno." 
3. Nabucco: O chi piangi...Del futuro nel bujo discerno by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Nabucco: Va, pensiero." 
4. Macbeth: Chi v'impose unirvi a noi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Macbeth: Come dal ciel precipita." 
5. Macbeth: Come dal ciel precipita by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Macbeth: Chi v'impose unirvi a noi." 
6. I vespri siciliani: O patria, o cara patria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "I vespri siciliani: O tu, Palermo." 
7. I vespri siciliani: O tu, Palermo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "I vespri siciliani: O patria, o cara patria." 
8. Simon Boccanegra: Il lacerato spirito by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "A te l'estremo addio..." 

Sound Samples

Nabucco / Act 1: Gli arredi festivi...Sperate, o figli!
Nabucco / Act 3: Va pensiero...Oh, chi piange?
Macbeth / Act 2: "Chi v'impose unirvi a noi? ...Come dal ciel precipita"
I vespri siciliani / Act 2: O patria...O tu, Palermo
Simon Boccanegra / Prologue: A te l'estremo addio - Il lacerato spirito

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