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Viva Verdi - Overtures & Preludes / Chailly, Filarmonica Della Scala


Release Date: 01/22/2013 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001792102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Winner of the 2012 ECHO Award for Conductor of the Year and one of the worlds most respected maestros, Riccardo Chailly celebrates Verdi's bicentenary year and his own 60th birthday - with a disc of overtures, preludes and ballet movements from some of the composers best-loved operas.

Adding an extra touch of authenticity, the works are performed by the Filarmonica della Scala the opera house with which Verdi himself was most closely associated and where Chailly launched his own conducting career, based in the city where Verdi died and Chailly was born.

Bringing together a trio of Italian greats a world-famous composer, a fine orchestra and a first-class conductor, this CD will be one of the highlights of the
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Works on This Recording

1.
Nabucco: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
2.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
3.
La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
4.
Jérusalem: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1847; Italy 
Notes: Version: 1843 
5.
Jérusalem: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1847; Italy 
Notes: Version: 1843 
6.
Il corsaro: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
7.
I vespri siciliani: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
8.
Giovanna d'Arco: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
9.
Alzira: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
10.
Aida: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
11.
Macbeth: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 

Sound Samples

I vespri siciliani: Sinfonia
Alzira: Overture (Sinfonia)
La traviata / Act 1: Prelude, Act 1
Il Corsaro: Prelude
Nabucco: Overture
Jérusalem: Overture (Introduction)
Jérusalem / Act 3: Air de Ballet No.1 - Pas de Quatre
Jérusalem / Act 3: Air de Ballet No.2 - Pas de Deux
Jérusalem / Act 3: Air de Ballet No.3 - Pas Solo
Jérusalem / Act 3: Airs de Ballet No.4 Pas d'ensemble: Allegro
Giovanna d'Arco: Overture
Aida: Preludio
Macbeth: Overture (Preludio)
La forza del destino: Sinfonia

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