Annotation

Cast

Il Duca di Mantova: Luciano Pavarotti
Rigoletto: Sherrill Milnes
Gilda: Joan Sutherland
Sparafucile: Martti Talvela
Maddalena: Huguette Tourangeau
Giovanna: Gillian Knight
Il Conte di Monterone: Clifford Grant
Marullo: Christian Du Plessis
Borsa: Riccardo Cassinelli
Il Conte di Ceprano: John Gibbs
La Contessa, sua sposa: Kiri te Kanawa
Usciere di corte: John Noble
Paggio della Duchessa: Josephte Clément

Packaging is a Fatbox in a card slip-case, with a 163-page booklet included in the case.

Annotation last modified on 2017-11-09 16:11 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: Atto I. Preludio
Giuseppe Verdi 2:21
2 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Della mia bella incognita borghese" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 1:44
3 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Questa o quella per me pari sono" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:15
4 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Gran nuova! Gran nuova!" (Marullo)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:36
5 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Ch'io gli parli" (Monterone)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:22
6 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Quel vecchio maledivami!" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:54
7 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Pari siamo!" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:47
8 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Figlia!" "Mio padre!" (Rigoletto, Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:37
9 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Ah! veglia, o donna" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:15
10 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Giovanna, ho dei rimorsi" (Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:59
11 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Che m'ami, deh, ripetimi" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:02
12 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Gualtier Maldè…Caro nome" (Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:41
13 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Riedo! Perché?" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:10
14 Rigoletto: Atto I. "Zitti, zitti" (Coro)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:43
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Ella mi fu rapita!" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:54
2 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Duca, duca!" (Coro)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:41
3 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Possente amor mi chiama" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:29
4 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Povero Rigoletto!" (Marullo)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:39
5 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Cortigiani, vil razza dannata" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:40
6 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Mio padre!…Tutte le feste al tempio" (Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 9:24
7 Rigoletto: Atto II. "Schiudete, ire al carcere" (Usciere)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:32
8 Rigoletto: Atto III. "E l'ami?" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:08
9 Rigoletto: Atto III. "La donna è mobile" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:06
10 Rigoletto: Atto III. "Un dì, se ben rammentomi" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 1:33
11 Rigoletto: Atto III. "Bella figlia dell'amore" (Duca)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:46
12 Rigoletto: Atto III. "Venti scudi hai tu detto?" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:38
13 Rigoletto: Atto III. "Ah, più non ragiono!" (Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:41
14 Rigoletto: Atto III. "Della vendetta alfin giunge l'istante!" (Rigoletto)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:34
15 Rigoletto: Atto III. "V'ho ingannato, colpevole fui" (Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:41

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Sherrill Milnes (tracks 6–9, 13)
Christian du Plessis (1971-06) (track 4)
bass vocals:
Clifford Grant (operatic bass and actor) (track 5)
John Gibbs (operatic bass) (1971-06) (tracks 4–5, 8, 11, 13–14)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1971-06) (tracks 4–5)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (track 14)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1971-06) (tracks 4–5)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1–2, 4–11, 13–14)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 3)
conductor:
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1971-06) (tracks 1–14)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 2, 4–11, 13–14)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 3)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Gillian Knight (1971-06) (tracks 10–11)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-06) (tracks 1–14)
producer:
David Harvey (producer) (tracks 1–14)
Michael Woolcock (producer) (tracks 1–14)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (tracks 8, 10)
Joan Sutherland (1971-06) (track 12)
sound engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (tracks 1–11, 13–14)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (tracks 1–11, 13–14)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1971-06) (track 12)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1971-06) (track 12)
tenor vocals:
Ricardo Cassinelli (Argentine operatic tenor) (1971-06) (tracks 2, 4–5, 11, 13–14)
Luciano Pavarotti (1971-06) (tracks 2–3, 5, 9, 11)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1971) (tracks 1–14)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-06) (tracks 1–14)
edits:
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto I (tracks 1–14)
recording of:

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Sherrill Milnes (tracks 5, 8–12, 14–15)
John Noble (baritone) (track 7)
Christian du Plessis (1971-06) (track 4)
bass vocals:
Martti Talvela (bass) (track 9)
John Gibbs (operatic bass) (1971-06) (tracks 3–4)
Martti Talvela (bass) (1971-06) (tracks 11–14)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1971-06) (tracks 3–4, 6)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (track 2)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1971-06) (tracks 3–4, 6)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 3)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1–2, 4–15)
conductor:
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1971-06) (tracks 1–15)
contralto vocals:
Huguette Tourangeau (mezzo-soprano) (1971-06) (tracks 10–11, 13)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1–2, 4–15)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Huguette Tourangeau (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 11, 13)
Josephte Clément (1971-06) (track 4)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-06) (tracks 1–15)
producer:
David Harvey (producer) (tracks 1–15)
Michael Woolcock (producer) (tracks 1–15)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (tracks 6, 10–11, 13–15)
sound engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (tracks 1–15)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (tracks 1–15)
tenor vocals:
Ricardo Cassinelli (Argentine operatic tenor) (1971-06) (tracks 2–4, 6)
Luciano Pavarotti (1971-06) (tracks 1–3, 8–11, 14)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1971) (tracks 1–15)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-06) (tracks 1–15)
compilation of:
arrangements:
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto III (tracks 8–15)
Rigoletto: Atto II (tracks 1–7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 9, 11)

Release

baritone vocals: Clifford Grant (operatic bass and actor)
Sherrill Milnes
Christian du Plessis
bass vocals: John Gibbs (operatic bass)
John Noble (baritone)
Martti Talvela (bass)
choir vocals: The Ambrosian Singers
chorus master: John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger)
contralto vocals: Huguette Tourangeau (mezzo-soprano)
mezzo-soprano vocals: Josephte Clément
Gillian Knight
Kiri Te Kanawa
soprano vocals: Joan Sutherland
tenor vocals: Ricardo Cassinelli (Argentine operatic tenor)
Luciano Pavarotti
ASIN: US: B0000041Q2 [info]