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Verdi: The Complete Works


Release Date: 03/05/2013 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001806202  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria GuleghinaSamuel RameyVioleta UrmanaSara Fulgoni,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerLamberto GardelliJames LevineRichard Bonynge,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsLondon VoicesRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 75 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth in 2013 Decca are proud to present the first ever complete collection of Verdis entire compositional output: The operas, arias, songs, sacred works, chamber and piano pieces, orchestral, ballet and choral works, plus a whole host of rarities and discoveries are all here in this comprehensive and beautifully presented anthology.

All of Verdi's works are contained in this luxury edition. 30 complete operas sequenced chronologically, including two versions of La forza del destino and two versions of Don Carlo & Don Carlos:

La forza del destino - 1862 St Petersburg version (Gergiev) & 1869 Milan version (Sinopoli)

Don Carlos - Five-act 1886 Modena
Read more version sung in French (Abbado) & five-act 1886 Modena version sung in Italian (Solti).

First international CD release of Quartetto Italiano's 1950 recording of Verdi's String Quartet in E minor.

An unrivaled compilation featuring the world's greatest singers, including Caballé, Carreras, Cotrubas, Domingo, Freni, Horne, Pavarotti & Sutherland.

The astounding wealth of benchmark recordings presents an unparalleled legacy of Verdi conducting featuring Abbado, Bonynge, Chailly, Chung, Gardelli, Gergiev, Giulini, Karajan, Kleiber, Levine, Luisi, Maag, Marriner, Muti, Sinopoli & Solti.

This carefully curated edition brings together the best available versions of these works. A once-in-a-liftetime collection of the finest recordings from Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Philips & EMI.

An informative essay by opera critic and writer George Hall gives an overview of Verdi’s life and career; cue-pointed synopses in English, French, and German are included for each opera; full production details and cast lists are presented across two hardback books.

Opera libretti are not included in this set.
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Works on This Recording

1. Oberto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Violeta Urmana (Mezzo Soprano),
Sara Fulgoni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  London Voices
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Italy 
2. Un giorno di regno by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Vincente Sardinero (Baritone), Wladimiro Ganzarolli (Bass), William Elvin (Baritone),
Riccardo Cassinelli (Tenor), Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor),
Jessye Norman (Soprano), Ingvar Wixell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1973 
Venue:  Wembley Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 118 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elena Suliotis (Soprano), Bruno Prevedi (Tenor), Carlo Cava (Bass),
Dora Carral (Soprano), Tito Gobbi (Baritone), Anna d'Auria (Soprano),
Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Walter Kräutler (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1965 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 120 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. I lombardi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass), Patricia Racette (Soprano), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass),
June Anderson (Soprano), Anthony Dean Griffey (Tenor), Yannis Yannissis (Bass),
Jane Shaulis (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Richard Leech (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5. Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leo Nucci (Baritone), Paata Burchuladze (Bass), Linda McLeod (Mezzo Soprano),
Richard Morton (Tenor), Alastair Miles (Bass), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Welsh National Opera Chorus,  Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  Walthamstow Hall, London, England 
Length: 129 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elizabeth Connell (Soprano), Franz Handlos (Bass), Mieczyslaw Antoniak (Tenor),
Vincenzo Bello (Tenor), Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano), Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone),
Samuel Ramey (Bass), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Austrian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 103 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Giovanna d'Arco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Keith Erwen (Tenor), Robert Lloyd (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8. Alzira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Slobodan Stankovic (Bass), Paolo Gavanelli (Bass), Ramón Vargas (Tenor),
Jovo Reljin (Tenor), Torsten Kerl (Tenor), Wolfgang Barta (Bass),
Jana Iliev (Mezzo Soprano), Marina Mescheriakova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Geneva Grand Theatre Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 91 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Attila by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Riccardo Cassinelli (Tenor),
Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Jules Bastin (Bass), Cristina Deutekom (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers,  Finchley Children's Music Group
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Wembly Town Hall, London 
Length: 105 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone), Sergio Fontana (Baritone), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Stefania Malagú (Soprano),
Antonio Savastano (Tenor), Carlo Zardo (Bass), Giovanni Foiani (Bass),
Alfredo Mariotti (Bass), Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass), Maria Fausta Gallamini (Treble)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1976 
Venue:  Centro Telecine Culturale, Milan, Italy 
Length: 153 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. I masnadieri by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Arthur Davies (Tenor), Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone), Samuel Ramey (Bass),
Franco Bonisolli (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Simone Alaimo (Baritone),
John Harris (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Welsh National Opera Chorus,  Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 127 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Jérusalem by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Marina Mescheriakova (Soprano), Marcello Giordani (Tenor), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Bass),
Philippe Rouillon (Bass), Simon Edwards (Tenor), Hélène Le Corre (Soprano),
Daniel Borowski (Bass), Wolfgang Barta (Bass), Slobodan Stankovic (Bass),
Jovo Reljin (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Geneva Grand Theatre Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1847; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1998 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 168 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
13. Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor), Gian Piero Mastromei (Baritone),
Clifford Grant (Bass), John Noble (Baritone), Alexander Oliver (Tenor),
Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1975 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 94 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. La battaglia di Legnano by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hannes Lichtenberger (Bass), Dimitri Kavrakos (Bass), Jonathan Summers (Baritone),
Franz Handlos (Bass), Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiuselev (Bass),
Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano), Mieczyslaw Antoniak (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor),
Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Austrian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 7/1977 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 107 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Annette Céline (Mezzo Soprano), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor),
Fernando Pavarotti (Tenor), Richard Van Allan (Bass), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano),
Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass), Anna Reynolds (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1975 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 144 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. Stiffelio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Moser (Tenor), Wladimiro Ganzarolli (Bass), Sylvia Sass (Soprano),
José Carreras (Tenor), Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone), Ezio Di Cesare (Tenor),
Maria Venuti (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Austrian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 108 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dirk Sagemüller (Baritone), Hanna Schwarz (Mezzo Soprano), Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone),
Elena Obraztsova (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano),
Kurt Moll (Bass), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Luigi de Corato (Tenor),
Walter Gullino (Tenor), Olive Fredricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
18. Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Walter Gullino (Tenor), Aldo Verrecchia (Tenor), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano),
Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano), Rosalind Plowright (Soprano), Yevgeny Nesterenko (Bass),
Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone), Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
19. La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Bruno Grella (Bass), Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass), Walter Gullino (Tenor),
Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Helena Jungwirth (Mezzo Soprano), Stefania Malagú (Mezzo Soprano), Paul Friess (Bass),
Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Paul Winter (Bass)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Venue:  Bayerischen Staatsoper 
Language: Italian 
20. I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Chris Merritt (Tenor), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone),
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Live  Teatro Alla Scala, Milan, Italy 
Length: 199 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21. Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass),
José Carreras (Tenor), Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Antonio Savastano (Tenor),
José Van Dam (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1977 
22. Aroldo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anthony Michaels-Moore (Baritone), Julian Gavin (Tenor), Carol Vaness (Soprano),
Neil Shicoff (Tenor), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Bass), Sergio Spina (Tenor),
Marina Comparato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1997 
Venue:  Verdi Theater, Florence, Italy 
Length: 126 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
23. Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Peter Weber (Baritone), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor),
Renato Bruson (Baritone), Margaret Price (Soprano), Kathleen Battle (Soprano),
Malcolm King (Bass), Robert Lloyd (Bass), Peter Hall (Tenor),
Alexander Oliver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal College of Music Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 131 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24. La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano), Gegam Grigorian (Tenor), Nikolai Putilin (Baritone),
Mikhail Kit (Bass), Galina Gorchakova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra,  Kirov Theater Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
25. La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Renato Bruson (Baritone), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano),
Paata Burchuladze (Bass), Richard Van Allan (Bass), Petteri Salomaa (Baritone),
Juan Pons (Baritone), John Tomlinson (Bass), Rosalind Plowright (Soprano),
Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano), Mark Curtis (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 179 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
26. Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tibère Raffalli (Tenor), Aldo Bramante (Bass), Bruno Grella (Baritone),
Paolo Mazzotta (Baritone), Libero Bullo (), Giuseppe Morresi (Bass Baritone),
Sebastiano Gernone (), Ferdinando Meret (), Alfredo Pinardi (),
Eros Sartori (), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Lucia Valentini-Terrani (Mezzo Soprano),
Leo Nucci (Baritone), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass),
Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano), Antonio Savastano (Baritone), Alessandro Corbelli (Baritone),
Serge Fontaine (), Silvestro Sammaritano (Bass), Gaspare Cerri (),
Armando Viviani (), Giordano Olivo (), Vittorio Sarzano (),
Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano), Arleen Augér (Soprano), Nikita Storojev (Bass)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1886 
Venue:  CTC Studio, Milan, Italy 
Length: 233 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: French 
27. Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano),
John Wakefield (Tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Tugomir Franc (Bass),
Joan Carlyle (Soprano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone),
Jeanette Sinclair (Soprano), Kenneth MacDonald (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1886 
Date of Recording: 07/1965 
Venue:  London Opera Center 
Length: 198 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
28. Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eugenia Ratti (Soprano), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Arnold Van Mill (Bass),
Cornell MacNeil (Baritone), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Giulietta Simionato (Mezzo Soprano),
Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Friends of Music Society Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
29. Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano),
Ramón Vargas (Tenor), Michael Schade (Tenor), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass),
Giacomo Prestia (Baritone), Philippe Duminy (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Children's Chorus,  Bastille Opera Orchestra,  Bastille Opera Chorus  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1993 
Venue:  Salle Gounod, Opéra Bastille, Paris 
Length: 131 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
30. Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leo Nucci (Baritone), Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano), Renato Bruson (Baritone),
Lucia Valentini-Terrani (Mezzo Soprano), Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Dalmacio Gonzalez (Tenor),
Brenda Boozer (Soprano), Michael Sells (Tenor), William Wildermann (Bass),
Francis Egerton (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Master Chorale,  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
31. Requiem Mass by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Martti Talvela (Bass),
Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1967 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 84 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
32. Quattro pezzi sacri by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jo Ann Pickens (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Written: pub 1898 
Date of Recording: 10/1967 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 38 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
33. Tantum ergo in F major by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michele Pertusi (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
34. Tantum ergo in G major by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kenneth Tarver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
35. Pater noster by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
36. Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cristina Gallardo-Domâs (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
37. Messa solenne by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor), Elisabetta Scano (Soprano), Eldar Aliev (Bass),
Kenneth Tarver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 22 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
38. Qui tollis in F major by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor), Raffaella Ciapponi (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
39. Laudate pueri in D major by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kenneth Tarver (Tenor), Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor), Eldar Aliev (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
40. Libera me by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cristina Gallardo-Domâs (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Milano Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
41. Sinfonia in C Major by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
42. Introduzione, Andante, Theme and Variations for Oboe and Orchestra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alessandro Potenza (Oboe)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
43. Variazioni on "Caro Suono Lusinghiero" for Piano and Orchestra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
44. Adagio for Trumpet and Orchestra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gianluigi Petrarulo (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
45. Simon Boccanegra: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
46. La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
47. Capriccio for Bassoon and Orchestra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Andrea Magnani (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
48. Aida: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
49. I lombardi: Act 3, Scene 3 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luca Santaniello (Violin)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
50. Otello: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
51. Quartet for Strings in E minor by Giuseppe Verdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Italiano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Italy 
52. Jérusalem: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1847; Italy 
53. Il trovatore: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
54. Otello: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
55. Macbeth: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
56. I vespri siciliani: Ballet Music "The Four Seasons" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
57. Don Carlos: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
58. Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 

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