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The Originals - Verdi: Requiem, etc / Solti, et al

Audio Samples

  1. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: I. Requiem $1.29 on iTunes
  2. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.a. Dies irae $1.29 on iTunes
  3. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.b. Tuba mirum $1.29 on iTunes
  4. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.c. Liber scriptus $1.29 on iTunes
  5. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.d. Quid sum miser $1.29 on iTunes
  6. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.d. Rex tremendae $1.29 on iTunes
  7. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.e. Recordare $1.29 on iTunes
  8. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.f. Ingemisco $1.29 on iTunes
  9. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.g. Confutatis $1.29 on iTunes
  10. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: II.h. Lacrymosa $1.29 on iTunes
  11. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: III.a. Offertorium: Domine, Jesu Christe $1.29 on iTunes
  12. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: III.b. Offertorium: Hostias $1.29 on iTunes
  13. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: IV. Sanctus $1.29 on iTunes
  14. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: V. Agnus Dei $1.29 on iTunes
  15. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: VI. Lux aeterna $1.29 on iTunes
  16. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: VII.a. Libera me: Libera me $1.29 on iTunes
  17. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: VII.b. Libera me: Dies irae $1.29 on iTunes
  18. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: VII.c. Libera me: Requiem aeternam $1.29 on iTunes
  19. Verdi — Messa da Requiem: VII.d. Libera me: Libera me $1.29 on iTunes
  20. Verdi — 4 Sacred Pieces (Quattro pezzi sacri): I. Ave Maria $1.29 on iTunes
  21. Verdi — 4 Sacred Pieces (Quattro pezzi sacri): II. Stabat Mater
  22. Verdi — 4 Sacred Pieces (Quattro pezzi sacri): III. Laudi alla vergine Maria $1.29 on iTunes
  23. Verdi — 4 Sacred Pieces (Quattro pezzi sacri): IV. Te Deum

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Sacred Pieces (4), for chorus & orchestra
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"There have been so many good recordings of Verdi's gripping Requiem over the years that I had almost forgotten about this one, recorded in Vienna in 1967 with Solti conducting the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera Chorus. Decca has just reissued it. Wow! Solti draws an electrifying performance from this great orchestra and his stellar roster of vocal soloists. The soprano Joan Sutherland is in her glory. Though her husband, the conductor Richard Bonynge, molded Ms. Sutherland into a leading exponent of Bel Canto opera and was crucial to her longevity, she often did her most exciting work under other conductors who pushed her to take chances, as Solti does here. Marilyn Horne is the formidable mezzo-soprano, Martti Talvela the stentorian bass. And Luciano Pavarotti, 32 at the time, is amazing, singing with youthful energy and throbbing intensity. No wonder the opera world was agog when he appeared on the scene during this period. (The release includes Solti's vibrant later recording of Verdi's "Four Sacred Pieces," with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.) " -The New York Times


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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
  • Performers: Marilyn Horne; Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor); Jo Pickens (Soprano); Joan Sutherland; Martti Talvela (Bass)
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus
  • Running Time: 58 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Sacred Pieces (4), for chorus & orchestra
  • Performer: Jo Pickens (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus
  • Running Time: 38 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1889-1897