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Opera In English - Verdi: La Traviata / Mackerras, Masterson


Release Date: 07/20/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3023   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Valerie MastersonJohn BrecknockChristian Du PlessisJohn Gibbs,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera OrchestraEnglish National Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Abbey Road Studios, London August, September and November 1980 Producer(s) John Fraser Sound Engineer(s) Stuart Eltham Recorded in: Abbey Road Studios, London August, September and November 1980 Producer(s) John Fraser Sound Engineer(s) Stuart Eltham Read less

Works on This Recording

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La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano), John Brecknock (Tenor), Christian Du Plessis (Baritone),
John Gibbs (Baritone), Denis Dowling (Baritone), Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano),
Shelagh Squires (Mezzo Soprano), Roderick Earle (Bass), Geoffrey Pogson (Tenor),
Edward Byles (Tenor), John Kitchiner (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 118 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

La traviata (sung in English): Prelude
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: What a time to arrive at a party! (Violetta, Flora, Marquis, Gaston, Alfredo, Baron, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: Be happy, be happy and raise your glass with me (Alfredo, Violetta, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: What's that? (Violetta, Alfredo, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: I saw a vision ethereal (Alfredo, Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: Ha, ha! What are you doing? (Gaston, Violetta, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: We present ourselves before you (Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: I wonder! I wonder! (Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: Is he the one I dream about? (Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: It can't be! It can't be! (Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act I: Give me freedom to be happy (Violeta, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: I'm never happy if she is not beside me (Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: My life was too impetuous (Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Annina, where have you been? (Alfredo, Annina)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: I hate myself! I'm so ashamed! (Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Alfredo? He has just set out for Paris (Violetta, Annina, Joseph, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: I have a daughter sent from Heav'n (Germont, Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Do you realise I adore him (Violetta, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: A day will come when making love ... (Germont, Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Ah! Comfort your daughter so pure and lovely (Violetta, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Then command me! (Violetta, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: I'll die! But you must promise me ... (Violetta, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: God give me strength to bear it! (Violetta, Annina)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: What's that? Nothing (Alfredo, Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Ah, she is mine forever (Alfredo, Joseph, A Passer-by, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: In Provence, your native land (Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: No, no, I cannot preach at you (Germont, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: The surprise is a band of dancing gipsies (Flora, Marquis, Doctor, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: We're gipsy fortune tellers (Gipsies, Flora, Marquis, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: We are heroes, in Spain they adore us (Gaston, Matadors, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Alfredo! You! (Alfredo, Flora, Violetta, Baron, Gaston, Servant, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: I have asked him here to meet me (Violetta, Alfredo, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: All that she had she spent on me (Alfredo, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Disgraceful conduct! How I despise you! (Germont, Alfredo, Baron, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Alfredo, Alfredo, you hate and scorn me (Violetta, Alfredo, Germont, Baron, Chorus)
La traviata (sung in English): Prelude
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Annina? Did you call me? (Violetta, Annina, Doctor)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: You have kept your promise ... (Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Forever I must leave thee ... (Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Hail to the carnival's four-footed master! (Chorus of Revellers)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Dear Madam - (Annina, Violetta, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Come, bid farewell to Paris forever (Alfredo, Violetta)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Ah, no more, Alfredo, let's go to church now (Violetta, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: But if my loved one cannot revive me (Violetta, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Ah, Violetta! (Germont, Violetta, Alfredo)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: Listen! I have a picture here (Violetta, Alfredo, Germont)
La traviata (sung in English): Act III: I see a pure and lovely girl (Violetta, Germont, Doctor, Annina, Alfredo)

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