Verdi - Greatest Hits

Release Date: 8/9/1994
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: MLK64070
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Number of Discs: 1

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This disc includes both ADD and DDD recordings.
Works on This Recording
1. Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
2. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor: Emerson Buckley
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
3. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
4. La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
5. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor: Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
6. Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
7. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: José Carreras (Tenor), Agnes Baltsa (Soprano)
Conductor: Placido Domingo
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
8. La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Laurence Dale (Tenor)
Conductor: John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
9. Falstaff: L'onore! Ladri! "Ford's Monologue" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Murray Dickie (Tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
10. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Aprile Millo (Soprano), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
11. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Italy
12. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Italy
13. Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Italy
14. Simon Boccanegra: Come in quest' ora bruna by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Conductor: Max Rudolf
Orchestra/Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857 ; Italy
15. Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Vladimir Chernov (Baritone), Paul Plishka (Bass), Michael Sylvester (Tenor)
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867/1884 ; Italy
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