1 800 222 6872

Verdi: Aida (Highlights) / Saccani, Dragoni, Dever, et al

Audio Samples

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>     Prelude
>     Se quel guerrier io fossi!... Celeste Aida
>     Ritorna vincitor!... I sacri nomi di padre, d'amante
>     Dance of the Priestesses
>     Dance of the Moorish Slaves
>     Sul del Nilo al sacro lido.... Numi, pietà del mio martir
>     Gloria all' Egitto
>     Grand March
>     Ballet Music
>     Vieni, o guerrero vindice
>     Qui radames verrà... O patria mia
>     Ciel mio padre!... Su dunque!
>     L'Aborrita rivale a me sfuggia... Già i Sacerdoti
>     Die mie descolpe
>     Morire! Ah, tu dei vivere
>     Chi ti salva, sciagurato
>     E la morte un ben supremo
>     La fatal pietra... Morir! si pura e bella
>     O terra, addio

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

The Italian soprano Maria Dragoni, who sings Aida on this recording, won first prize in the Maria Callas Singing Competition in 1983. Icelandic tenor Kristjan Johannsson sings Radames, a role he has sung at La Scala and the Met. Mezzo Barbara Dever, who sings Amneris, has also appeared in that same role at the Met. The American Record Guide calls her performance "...a fiery, plush-voiced, confident Amneris." Almost half the entire opera is included on this disc.



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review
 

Also Purchased



Previous


Next


Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Prelude
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Se quel guerrier io fossi!... Celeste Aida
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Ritorna vincitor!... I sacri nomi di padre, d'amante
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Dance of the Priestesses
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Dance of the Moorish Slaves
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Sul del Nilo al sacro lido.... Numi, pietà del mio martir
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Gloria all' Egitto
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Grand March
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Ballet Music
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Vieni, o guerrero vindice
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Qui radames verrà... O patria mia
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 6 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Ciel mio padre!... Su dunque!
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: L'Aborrita rivale a me sfuggia... Già i Sacerdoti
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Die mie descolpe
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Morire! Ah, tu dei vivere
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Chi ti salva, sciagurato
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: E la morte un ben supremo
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: La fatal pietra... Morir! si pura e bella
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: O terra, addio
  • Performers: Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano); Maria Dragoni (Soprano); Francesco d'Artegna (Bass); Kristjan Johannsson (Voice); Riccardo Ferrari (Bass); Mark Rucker (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Rico Saccani
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: 10/01/1994-10/04/1994
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871