Annotation

Philharmonia Orchestra / Ambrosian Opera Chorus
conductor: Riccardo Muti
Renata Scotto (soprano) / Alfredo Kraus (tenor) / Renato Bruson (baritone)
recorded in 1980

Annotation last modified on 2011-10-23 17:12 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: ACT I / ACT II Scene 1 (Beggining)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La traviata: Preludio: (Orchestra)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:51
2 La traviata: Introduzione : "Dell'invito trascorsa è già l'ora" (Coro/Violetta/Flora/Marchese/Gastone)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:41
3 La traviata: Brindisi : "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (Alfredo/Violetta/Coro)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:50
4 La traviata: Recitativo : "Che è cio ?" (Coro/Violetta/Alfredo)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:09
5 La traviata: Duetto : "Un di, felice" (Alfredo/Violetta)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:01
6 La traviata: Recitativo : "E strano ! E strano !" (Violetta)
Giuseppe Verdi 1:30
7 La traviata: Aria : "Ah, fors'è lui..." (Violetta)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:13
8 La traviata: Recitativo : "Follie ! Follie !..." (Violetta)
Giuseppe Verdi 1:15
9 La traviata: Cabaletta : "Sempre libera..." (Violetta/Alfredo)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:24
10 La traviata: Recitativo : "Lunge da lei..." (Alfredo)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:06
11 La traviata: Aria: "De' miei bollenti spiriti" (Alfredo)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:47
CD 2: ACT II Scene 1 (Conclusion) / ACT II Scene 2 (Beggining)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La traviata: Recitativo: "Alfredo?" (Violetta/Annina/Giuseppe/Germont)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:13
2 La traviata: Aria & Duetto: "Pura siccome un angelo" (Germont/Violetta)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:46
3 La traviata: Duetto: "Ah! Dite alla giovine ..." (Violetta/Germont)
Giuseppe Verdi 9:12
4 La traviata: Recitativo: "Dammi tu forza ..." (Violetta/Annina/Alfredo)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:14
5 La traviata: Recitativo: "Ah, vive sol quel core ..." (Alfredo/Giuseppe/Commissionario/Germont)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:30
6 La traviata: Aria: "Di Provenza il mar ..."
Giuseppe Verdi 9:11
7 La traviata: Recitativo & Coro: "Avrem lieta di maschere ..." (Flora/Marchese/Dottore/Gastone/Coro)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:48
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La traviata: Coro & Recitativo: "Alfredo! Voi!" (Coro/Alfredo/Flora/Violetta/Barone/Gastone/Servo)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:32
2 La traviata: Aria & Coro: "Questa donna conoscete?" (Alfredo/Violeta/Coro)
Giuseppe Verdi 1:51
3 La traviata: Finale: "Di sprezzo degno ..." (Germont/Alfredo/Barone/Violetta/Tutti)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:07
4 La traviata: Preludio: (Orchestra)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:51
5 La traviata: Recitativo: "Annina?" (Violetta/Annina/Dottore)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:44
6 La traviata: Recitativo & Aria: "Teneste la promessa ..." "Addio, del passato" (Violetta/Coro)
Giuseppe Verdi 8:31
7 La traviata: Recitativo: "Signora" (Annina/Violetta/Alfredo)
Giuseppe Verdi 1:35
8 La traviata: Duetto: "Parigi, o cara" (Alfredo/Violetta)
Giuseppe Verdi 8:53
9 La traviata: Finale: "Ah Violetta" "Prendi, quest'é l'immagine" (Germont/Violetta/Alfredo/Dottore/Annina/Tutti)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:09

Credits

CD 1: ACT I / ACT II Scene 1 (Beggining)

choir vocals:
Ambrosian Opera Chorus (1980) (track 3)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1980) (track 3)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1–11)
conductor:
Riccardo Muti (tracks 1–2, 4–11)
Riccardo Muti (1980) (track 3)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 2–11)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1–2, 4–11)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1980) (track 3)
soprano vocals [Violetta]:
Renata Scotto (1980) (track 3)
tenor vocals:
Alfredo Kraus (track 11)
tenor vocals [Alfredo]:
Alfredo Kraus (1980) (track 3)
arrangements:
A me, fanciulla (track 7)
later translated versions:
Kur bijāt, dienas saulainās (from opera "Traviata") (track 7)
part of:
La traviata: Atto I (tracks 2–9)
La traviata: Atto II (tracks 10–11)
La traviata (track 1)
recording of:
La traviata: Preludio (1980) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: ACT II Scene 1 (Conclusion) / ACT II Scene 2 (Beggining)

composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
Riccardo Muti (tracks 1–7)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 1–7)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1–7)
soprano vocals:
Cynthia Buchan (track 4)
Renata Scotto (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Alfredo Kraus (track 4)
part of:
La traviata: Atto II (tracks 1–7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

bass vocals:
Roderick Kennedy (track 9)
choir vocals [chorus]:
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1–6, 6–9, 9)
conductor:
Riccardo Muti (tracks 1–9)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 6–9, 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Cynthia Buchan (track 9)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1–9)
soprano vocals:
Renata Scotto (track 9)
tenor vocals:
Alfredo Kraus (track 9)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Ardievu maigie sapņi (from opera "Traviata") (track 6)
part of:
La traviata: Atto II (tracks 1–3)
La traviata: Atto III (tracks 4–6, 6–9, 9)
recording of: