Annotation

Nabucco is remasterised in 1998, Macbeth in 1999, Rigoletto in 1997, Simon Boccanegra in 2000, un ballo in maschera in 1997 and Don Carlo in 2000. The others are originals.

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-04 16:36 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Nabucco CD 1
CD 2: Nabucco CD 2
CD 3: Ernani CD 1
CD 4: Ernani CD 2
CD 5: Giovanna d'Arco, CD 1
CD 6: Giovanna d'Arco, CD 2
CD 7: Attila, CD 1
CD 8: Attila, CD 2
CD 9: Macbeth, CD 1
CD 10: Macbeth, CD 2
CD 11: Rigoletto, CD 1
CD 12: Rigoletto, CD 2
CD 13: Il Trovatore, CD 1
CD 14: Il Trovatore, CD 2
CD 15: La Traviata, CD 1
CD 16: La Traviata, CD 2
CD 17: I Vespri Siciliani, CD 1
CD 18: I Vespri Siciliani, CD 2
CD 19: I Vespri Siciliani, CD 3
CD 20: Simon Boccanegra, CD 1
CD 21: Simon Boccanegra, CD 2
CD 22: Un ballo in maschera, CD 1
CD 23: Un ballo in maschera, CD 2
CD 24: La forza del destino, CD 1
CD 25: La forza del destino, CD 2
CD 26: La forza del destino, CD 3
CD 27: Don Carlo, CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Act 1: No. 1, Introduzione e Coro di cacciatori, "Su, cacciator! pronti o la belva" (Coro)
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2 Act 1: No. 2, Scena e Romanza, "Fontainebleau! Foresta immenso e solitaria"
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3 Act 1: "Io la vidi e al suo sorriso" (Don Carlo)
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4 Act 1: No. 3, Scena e Duetto, "Il suon del corno alfin nel bosco tace" (Carlo, Tebaldo, Elisabetta)
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5 Act 1: "Al mio piè, perchè?" (Elisabetta, Don Carlo)
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6 Act 1: "Di qual amor, di quant' ardor" (Elisabetta, Don Carlo)
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7 Act 1: "Al fedel ch'ora viene, o signora" (Tebaldo, Elisabetta, Don Carlo)
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8 Act 1: "L'ora fatale è suonata!" (Elisabetta, Don Carlo)
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9 Act 1: No. 4, Coro, Scena e Finale, "Inni di festa lieti echeggiate (Coro, Elisabetta, Don Carlo)
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10 Act 1: "Il glorioso Re di Francia" (Il Conte di Lerma, Elisabetta, Coro)
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11 Act 1: "Vi benedica, Iddio dal ciel!" (Coro, Elisabetta, Don Carlo)
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12 Act 2 Scene 1: Preludio (Andante sostenuto assai)
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13 Act 2 Scene 1: No. 5, Scena e Preghiera, "Carlo il sommo Imperatore (Coro, Monk)
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14 Act 2 Scene 1: "Al chiostro di San Giusto" (Don Carlo, Monk)
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15 Act 2 Scene 1: "E lui! desso! L'infante! ... O mio Rodrigo!"
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16 Act 2 Scene 1: "Questo arcano dal Re non fu sorpreso ancora?" (Rodrigo, Don Carlo)
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17 Act 2 Scene 1: "Dio, che nell'alma infondere amor" (Don Carlo, Rodrigo, Coro, Monk)
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18 Act 2 Scene 2: No. 6, Scena e Coro, "Sotto ai folti, immensi abeti" (Choir of women, Tebaldo)
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19 Act 2 Scene 2: "Tra queste mura pie la Regina" (Eboli, Choir of women)
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20 Act 2 Scene 2: "Nei giardin del bello ... Tessete i veli" (Eboli, Tebaldo, Choir of women)
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21 Act 2 Scene 2: No. 7, Scena, Terzettino dialogato, "La Regina!... Un arcana mestizia" (Choir of women, Eboli, Elisabetta, Tebaldo, Rodrigo)
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22 Act 2 Scene 2: "Che mai si fa nel suol francese"
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23 Act 2 Scene 2: "Carlo ch'è sol il nostro amore" (Rodrigo, Eboli, Elisabetta)
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24 Act 2 Scene 2: No. 8, Gran Scena e Duetto, "Io vengo a domandar"
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25 Act 2 Scene 2: "Perduto ben, mio sol tesor"
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26 Act 2 Scene 2: "Oh! Carlo! Oh! Carlo!" (Don Carlo, Elisabetta)
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CD 28: Don Carlo, CD 2
CD 29: Don Carlo, CD 3
CD 30: Aida, CD 1
CD 31: Aida, CD 2
CD 32: Othello, CD 1
CD 33: Othello, CD 2
CD 34: Falstaff, CD 1
CD 35: Falstaff, CD 2

Credits

CD 27: Don Carlo, CD 1

assistant producer:
Gwyn Morris (record producer) (tracks 1, 4–9, 14, 17)
balance engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (tracks 1, 4–9, 14, 17)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Opera Chorus (tracks 1, 9)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus (1970-08-18 – 1970-08-31) (tracks 10–11, 13, 17–21)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (tracks 1, 9)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1970-08-18 – 1970-08-31) (tracks 10–11, 13, 17–21)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 15, 18–24)
conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (tracks 1, 4–9, 14)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1970-08-18 – 1970-08-31) (tracks 2–3, 10–13, 15–26)
librettist:
Camille du Locle (tracks 15, 18, 20–22, 24)
Joseph Méry (tracks 15, 18, 20–22, 24)
orchestra:
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1970-08-18 – 1970-08-31) (tracks 2–3, 10–13, 15–26)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 1, 4–9, 14, 17)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1971) (tracks 1–26)
recorded at:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-08-18 – 1970-08-31) (tracks 2–3, 10–13, 15–26)
compiled in:
later versions:
Don Carlo: Act II. "Io vengo a domandar" (1886 unabridged version in 5 acts) (track 24)
part of:
Don Carlo: Atto I (tracks 15, 18–24)
recording of: