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The Art Of Verdi / Placido Domingo

Domingo,Placido
Release Date: 04/02/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001809102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai GhiaurovPiero CappuccilliPlacido DomingoEduardo Valdés,   ... 
Conductor:  Carlo Maria GiuliniClaudio AbbadoValery GergievLorin Maazel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraKirov Theater Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Here is Placido Domingo's first glorious contribution to Verdi Year - a wide-ranging anthology of his starring roles, over two hours of glorious singing.
From Alfredo's Brindisi to Manrico's Di quella pira, with extended extracts from his parade role, Otello, all the hits and favorites are there.
Rarities as well, including selections from Alzira, I due Foscari, Oberto and Il Corsaro.
Booklet notes in English, German and French.
Here is Placido Domingo's first glorious contribution to Verdi Year - a wide-ranging anthology of his starring roles, over two hours of glorious singing.
From Alfredo's Brindisi to Manrico's Di quella pira, with extended extracts from his parade role, Otello, all the hits and favorites are there.
Rarities as well, including selections from Alzira, I due Foscari, Oberto and Il Corsaro.
Booklet notes in English, German and French. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1979 
Venue:  Great Hall, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
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 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  C.T.C. Studio, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
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 
Date of Recording: 1979-80 
Venue:  La Scala Theater, Milan, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Alzira: Dio della guerra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Eduardo Valdés (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra,  Kirov Theater Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Festival House, Baden-Baden, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Ernani: Mercè, diletti amici...Come rugiada al cospite by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale,  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
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 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  All Saints' Church, Tooting, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Otello: Esultate! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra,  Bastille Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1993 
Venue:  Gounod Hall, Bastille Opera House, Paris 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Otello: Dio, mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1993 
Venue:  Gounod Hall, Bastille Opera House, Paris 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
I due Foscari: Dal più remoto esiglio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Macbeth: Ah, la paterna mano by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1976 
Venue:  C.T.C. Studio, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Don Carlos: Fountainebleu! Foresta immensa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1983-84 
Venue:  C.T.C. Studio, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
12.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Date of Recording: 09/1979 
Venue:  Great Hall, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1976-77 
Venue:  Bürgerbräu-Keller, Munich, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rosalind Plowright (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Walter Gullino (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1984 
Venue:  Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Chorus,  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
16.
La traviata: Un dì, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
17.
Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kurt Rydl (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
18.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
19.
La forza del destino: Quel sangue sparsi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra,  Kirov Theater Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
20.
Nabucco: Che si vuol by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
21.
Oberto: Ciel, che feci! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Italy 
22.
Ernani: Dell'esilio nel dolore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Roger Wagner Chorale,  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
23.
I lombardi: La mia letizia infondere...Come poteva un angelo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
24.
Il corsaro: Eccomi prigioniero by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
25.
Otello: Già nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
26.
Otello: Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
27.
Otello: Niun mi tema (Death of Otello) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Ramón Vargas (Tenor)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
28.
Falstaff: Dal labbro il canto estasiato vola by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
29.
Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 

Sound Samples

Rigoletto / Act 3: "La donna è mobile"
Aida / Act 1: Se quel guerrier io fossi!..Celeste Aida
Il Trovatore / Act 3: "Di quella pira"
Un ballo in maschera / Act 3: "Forse la soglia attinse" - "Ma se m'è forza perderti"
Alzira / Act 1: Un Inca! - Dio della guerra
Ernani / Part 1: Mercé, diletti amici ...Come rugiada al cespite
Luisa Miller / Act 2: Oh! fede negar potessi - Quando le sere
Otello / Act 1: Esultate!
Otello / Act 3: Dio! mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali / Cassio è là!
I due Foscari / Act 1: Dal più remoto ... Odio solo
Macbeth / Act 4: "O figli, O figli miei...Ah, la paterna mano"
Don Carlos / Act 1: "Fontainebleau! Forêt immense.."
Rigoletto / Act 2: Ella mi fu rapita -Parmi veder le lagrime
La traviata / Act 2: "Lunge da lei" - "De' miei bollenti spiriti"
La traviata / Act 1: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" (Brindisi)
La traviata / Act 1: "Un dì felice, eterea"
Un ballo in maschera / Act 1: "Di'tu se fedele"
Rigoletto / Act 1: "Questa o quella" (Ballata) (Duca)
La forza del destino - Original St.Petersburg version / Act 3: "Qual sangue sparst! Orore!"
Nabucco / Act 2: "Che si vuol?"/"Il maledetto non ha fratelli"
Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio / Act 2: "Ciel che feci!... di qual sangue..."
Ernani / Part 1: "Dell'esilio nel dolore"
I Lombardi / Act 2: Cavatina: "La mia letizia infondere" - "Come poteva un angelo"
Il Corsaro / Act 3: "Eccomi prigionero!"
Otello / Act 1: Già nella notte densa (Love Duet)
Otello / Act 2: Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro!
Otello / Act 4: Niun mi tema
Falstaff / Act 3: "Dal labbro il canto estasiato vola"
Messa da Requiem: 2. Ingemisco

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