Annotation

Reissue; no company address printed on back cover.

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-07 00:37 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Nabucco: Overture
7:54
2 Nabucco: Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate
5:21
3 Aida: Prelude
4:20
4 Il Trovatore: Vedi! le Fosche Notturne (Gypsies' Chorus)
3:13
5 Il Trovatore: Or co' daddi, ma fra poco (Soldiers' Chorus)
5:02
6 Aroldo: Overture
9:40
7 La Traviata: Prelude
3:47
8 La Traviata: Noi siamo zingarelle
3:05
9 La Traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici
3:08
10 La Traviata: Di Madride noi siam mattadori
3:19
11 La Forza del destino: Overture
8:05

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1, 3–11)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 2)
conductor:
Georgi Robev (tracks 2, 4–5, 8–10)
Vassil Stefanov (Bulgarian conductor) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 11)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (tracks 4–5)
Andrea Maffei (19th century poet, translator and librettist) (track 5)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 5–6, 8–10)
Temistocle Solera (tracks 1–2)
orchestra:
arrangements:
Anvil Chorus (arr. Gray for big band) (track 4)
La forza del destino (for brass band, Wright) (track 11)
Nabucco: Atto III. "Va, pensiero" (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
part of:
La traviata: Atto II (tracks 8, 10)
Nabucco: Atto III (track 2)
Aida (track 3)
Aroldo (track 6)
La traviata (track 7)
Nabucco (track 1)
Macbeth: Atto IV (track 5)
recording of:
Aida: Preludio (track 3)
Aroldo: Overture (track 6)
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (track 2)
Nabucco: Overture (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 4)

Release Group

part of: Masters of Classical Music (number: 10)