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The Best of Placido Domingo: A Portrait / Verdi, Gounod, Boito, Puccini

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>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>     Se quel guerrier io fossi! - Celeste
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Giovanna D'Arco
>     Il Re!... - Sotto una quercia parvemi... - Pondo è letal, martiro
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un Ballo in Maschera
>     Forse la soglia attinse... - Ma se m'è forza perderti
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo
>     Su cacciator... - Fontainebleau! Foresta immensa... - Io la vidi, al suo sorriso
>     Al chiostro di San Giusto... - Dio, che nell'alma infondere
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>     Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre! - Salut! demeure chaste et pure
>     Il se fait tard
>Boito, Arrigo : Mefistofele
>     Dai campi, dai prati
>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
>     Donna non vidi mai
>     Ah, Manon, mi tradisce
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>     Dammi i colori - Recondita armonia
>     E lucevan le stelle
>     Amaro sol per te

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Giovanna D'Arco
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un Ballo in Maschera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>Boito, Arrigo : Mefistofele
>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
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Notes & Reviews:

By now he has sung 123 different roles, more than any other tenor in the annals of music, with at least two more new roles planned in the next three seasons. His repertoire spans the gamut from Mozart to Verdi, from Berlioz to Puccini, from Wagner to Ginastera. He sings in every important Opera House in the world and has made an unparalleled amount of recordings of which 101 are full-length.



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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Se quel guerrier io fossi! - Celeste
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Giovanna D'Arco :: Il Re!... - Sotto una quercia parvemi... - Pondo è letal, martiro
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 11 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1845

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un Ballo in Maschera :: Forse la soglia attinse... - Ma se m'è forza perderti
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo :: Su cacciator... - Fontainebleau! Foresta immensa... - Io la vidi, al suo sorriso
  • Performers: Sherrill Milnes; Placido Domingo (Tenor); Simon Estes (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo :: Al chiostro di San Giusto... - Dio, che nell'alma infondere
  • Performers: Placido Domingo (Tenor); Simon Estes (Bass Baritone); Sherrill Milnes
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 11 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre! - Salut! demeure chaste et pure
  • Performers: Placido Domingo (Tenor); Mirella Freni
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Il se fait tard
  • Performers: Placido Domingo (Tenor); Mirella Freni
  • Conductor: Georges Prêtre
  • Running Time: 6 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Boito, Arrigo : Mefistofele :: Dai campi, dai prati
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Notes: Composition written: 1868-75.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1868-1875

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: Donna non vidi mai
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: Ah, Manon, mi tradisce
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Dammi i colori - Recondita armonia
  • Performers: Renato Capecchi (Baritone); Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: E lucevan le stelle
  • Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Amaro sol per te
  • Performers: Placido Domingo (Tenor); Renata Scotto
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900