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Opera In English - Verdi: Il Trovatore / Parry, Opie, Et Al


Release Date: 10/24/2000 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3036   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dennis O'NeillSharon SweetAnne MasonHelen Williams,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 16-20 December 1999 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 16-20 December 1999 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

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Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Sharon Sweet (Soprano), Anne Mason (Mezzo Soprano),
Helen Williams (Soprano), Alan Opie (Baritone), Clive Bayley (Bass),
Marc LeBrocq (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 1: The Duel – Introductory Chorus and Aria: Wake up, there, wake up, there! (Ferrando, Servants, Soldiers)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 1: Cavatina: Narrative: Heav'n had giv'n my old master (Ferrando, Soldiers, Servants, Chorus)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Recitative and Aria: Come, wait no longer (Inez, Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Cavatina: The stars shone in the heav'ns above (Leonora, Inez)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Cabaletta: No words can tell the measure (Leonora, Inez)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Recitative: How still the night is (Count di Luna)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Romance: The Troubadour! The madman! - Though naught on earth is left me (Count di Luna, Manrico, Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Trio: Who's speaking? (Leonora, Count di Luna, Manrico)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part I Scene 2: Jealous fury and slighted passion (Count di Luna, Leonora, Manrico)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 1: Chorus of Gipsies: See how the shadowy clouds are flying (Chorus)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 1: Canzone: Fierce flames are raging (Azucena, Gipsies, Manrico, Chorus)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 1: Narrative: They brought her, fettered and pow'rless (Azucena, Manrico)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 1: Duet: As we struggled he stumbled before me (Manrico, Azucena, Messenger)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 1: You are still too weak to venture (Azucena, Manrico)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 2: Recitative: All is deserted (Count di Luna, Ferrando)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 2: Aria: In the stars that shine above me (Count di Luna, Ferrando)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 2: The hour has come, no more delay (Ferrando, Chorus of Retainers, Retainers, Count di Luna)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 2: Here in this world of sorrow (Nuns, Count di Luna, Ferrando, Retainers, Leonora, Inez)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part II Scene 2: Oh, can it be, can I believe (Leonora, Count di Luna, Manrico, Inez, Ferrando, Chorus of Nuns, Retainers, Ruiz, Followers)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 1: The Gipsy's Son: Chorus of Soldiers: Though today we take our leisure (Soldiers, Ferrando)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 1: Recitative: She's in my rival's arms! (Count di Luna, Ferrando, Guards, Azucena)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 1: Trio: Though my life was poor and lowly (Azucena, Ferrando, Count di Luna, Guards)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 1: Cabaletta: Ah! Release me from these cruel bonds (Azucena, Count di Luna, Ferrando, Guards)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 2: Recitative: But what mean all these sounds of war around us? (Leonora, Manrico)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 2: Aria: When holy church has blessed our love (Manrico, Leonora, Ruiz)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part III Scene 2: Cabaletta: That fierce inferno, her cruel sentence (Manrico, Leonora, Ruiz, Soldiers)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: The Torture: Recitative and Aria: We're there now (Ruiz, Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: Aria: Breeze of night, go seek him (Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: Lord, have mercy upon a soul departing (Leonora, Manrico, Chorus)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: Cabaletta: You will see that my devotion (Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: Recitative: Now hear me! (Count di Luna, Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: Duet: See all these bitter tears of mine (Leonora and Count di Luna)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 1: The man shall live - He lives! I cannot speak for joy (Count di Luna, Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 2: Finale: Duet: Mother, not sleeping? (Manrico, Azucena)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 2: Yes, let me sleep for my limbs are weary ... (Azucena, Manrico, Leonora)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 2: Trio: You will not say? (Manrico, Leonora, Azucena)
Il trovatore (sung in English): Part IV Scene 2: Now leave me! (Manrico, Leonora, Count di Luna, Azucena)

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