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Great Voices of the Past - Verdi's Masterworks Vol 2

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Luisa Miller
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Simon Boccanegra
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera
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Notes & Reviews:

The Great Voices survey of Verdi operas continues with this second of three volumes, including extensive excerpts from 'La Traviata' and 'Un Ballo in Maschera' and briefer highlights from the less familiar operas. A great anthology featuring the greatest singers of the Golden Age.



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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Luisa Miller :: Act 1. Il mio sangue, la vita darei
  • Performer: Tancredi Pasero (Bass)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1849

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Luisa Miller :: Act 2. Quando la sere al placido
  • Performer: Tito Schipa
  • Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1849

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 1. Prelude
  • Conductor: Vittorio Gui
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 1. Libiamo ne' lieti calici
  • Performers: Nina Garelli (Soprano); Tito Schipa
  • Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 1. Un dì felice, eterea
  • Performer: Elvino Ventura (Tenor)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 1. E strano ... Ah, fors' é lui ... Sempre libera
  • Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 2. Lunge da lei ... De' miei bollenti spiriti
  • Performer: Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 2. Madimisella Valery? ... Pure siccome un angelo
  • Performers: Maria Mokrzycka (Soprano); Mattia Battistini
  • Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 2. Dite alla giovine
  • Performers: Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone); Amelita Galli-Curci
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 2. Che gli dirò? ... Amami, Alfredo
  • Performers: Claudia Muzio (Soprano); Gaetano Tommasini (Tenor)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 2. Di Provenza il mar
  • Performer: Pasquale Amato (Baritone)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 3. Prelude
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 3. Addio del passato
  • Performer: Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 3. Parigi, o cara
  • Performers: Maria Caniglia (Soprano); Beniamino Gigli
  • Conductor: Vittorio Gui
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani :: Act 2. O tu Palermo
  • Performer: Tancredi Pasero (Bass)
  • Conductor: Ugo Tansini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1855

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani :: Act 5. Mercè, dilette amiche (Bolero)
  • Performer: Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Percy Pitt
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1855

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Simon Boccanegra :: Prologue. A te l'estremo addio ... Il lacerato spirito
  • Performer: Ezio Pinza (Bass)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Simon Boccanegra :: Act 1. Figlia, a tal nome palpito
  • Performers: Rose Bampton (Soprano); Lawrence Tibbett
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani :: Act 1. Mercè, diletti amici ... Come rugiada al cespite
  • Performer: Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani :: Act 1. Ernani! Ernani, involami
  • Performer: Rosa Ponselle
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani :: Act 1. Infelice! E tuo credevi
  • Performer: Feodor Chaliapin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani :: Act 2. Lo vedremo, o veglio audace
  • Performer: Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Ernani :: Act 3. Oh! de' verdi anni miei
  • Performer: Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth :: Act 4. Ah, la paterna mano
  • Performer: Enrico Caruso
  • Notes: Composition written: 1847.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 1. Amici miei, soldati ... La rivedrà nell'estasi
  • Performers: Andres Segurola (Voice); Frieda Hempel (Soprano); Enrico Caruso; Leon Rothier (Voice)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 1. Alla vita che t'arride
  • Performer: Riccardo Stracciari (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 1. Che v'agita così
  • Performers: Bruna Castagna (Mezzo Soprano); Zinka Milanov (Soprano); Jussi Björling
  • Conductor: Héctor Panizza
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 1. Di' tu se fedele
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 1. Così scritto è lassú ... E scherzo ed è follia
  • Performers: Andres Segurola (Voice); Frieda Hempel (Soprano); Enrico Caruso; Leon Rothier (Voice); Maria Duchene (Voice)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 2. Ma dall'arido stelo divulse
  • Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 2. Non sai tu ... M'ami, m'ami
  • Performers: Giovanni Zenatello (Tenor); Eugenia Burzio (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 3. Morrò, ma prima ingrazia
  • Performer: Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 3. Eri tu che macchiavi
  • Performer: Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 3. Forse la soglia attinse ... Ma se m'è forza perderti
  • Performer: Enrico Caruso
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 3. Saper vorreste
  • Performer: Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Percy Pitt
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Act 3. Ah! Perchè qui? Fuggite!
  • Performers: Norman Cordon (Bass); Zinka Milanov (Soprano); Stella Andreva (Soprano); Alessandro Sved (Voice); Nicola Moscona (Bass); Jussi Björling
  • Conductor: Héctor Panizza
  • Running Time: 9 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859