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Classic Library - Verdi Heroines / Leontyne Price


Release Date: 03/28/2006 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 76229   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne PriceRobert Amis El HageCorinna VozzaLaura Londi
Conductor:  Oliviero de FabritiisErich LeinsdorfThomas SchippersFrancesco Molinari-Pradelli,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House OrchestraRCA Italian Opera OrchestraRCA Italian Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/27/1960 
Venue:  Rome Opera House, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Un ballo in maschera: Ma dall' arido stelo divulsa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1966 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Ernani: Ernani, involami...Tutto sprezzo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1967 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. La forza del destino: Madre, pietosa Vergine by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy (07/1964 - 08/1964) 
5. Macbeth: Una macchia è qui tuttora "Sleepwalking Scene" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), Robert Amis El Hage (Bass), Corinna Vozza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/27/1966 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/02/1965 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Il trovatore: Tacea la notte placida...Di tale amor by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Laura Londi (Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Rome Opera House, Italy (07/15/1959); Rome Opera House, Italy (07/22/1959) 
8. Aida: O patria mia by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/27/1960 
Venue:  Rome Opera House, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. La forza del destino: La Vergine degli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy (07/1964 - 08/1964) 
10. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy (07/1964 - 08/1964) 
11. Otello: Piangea cantando "Willow Song" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Corinna Vozza (Mezzo Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/06/1965 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Mia madre aveva...". 
12. Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Timor di me?"
Rome Opera House, Italy (07/15/1959); Rome Opera House, Italy (07/22/1959) 
13. Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/06/1965 
Venue:  RCA Italiana Studios, Rome, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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