Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 La traviata: Prelude and Introduction to Act 1 / Libiamo ne’lieto calici
12:23
2 La traviata: È strano!… Ah, fors’è lui… Sempre libera
9:18
3 La traviata: Lunghe da lei… De’ miei bollenti spiriti
3:33
4 La traviata: Parigi, o cara… Voi, signor
4:14
5 La traviata: Finale
4:35
6 Il trovatore: Tacea la notte placida
3:58
7 Il trovatore: Di tale amor
1:41
8 Il trovatore: Vedi! Le fosche (Anvil Chorus)
3:02
9 Il trovatore: Stride la vampa
3:06
10 Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso
2:54
11 Il trovatore: Ah sì, ben mio
3:19
12 Il trovatore: Di quella pira
2:08
13 Il trovatore: D’amor sull’ali rosee
3:56
14 Il trovatore: Miserere
4:58
15 Il trovatore: Prima che d’altri vivere
3:55

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Giovanni Ciminelli (baritone) (tracks 10, 15)
Nicolae Herlea (baritone) (track 5)
choir vocals:
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1, 1–2, 2, 2–3, 3–4, 4–10, 13–15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1853) (tracks 11–12)
conductor:
Jean Bobescu (conductor) (tracks 1–5)
Edoardo Brizio (conductor) (tracks 6–15)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (tracks 6–10, 13–15)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 1–2, 2, 2–3, 3–4, 4–5)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (1853) (tracks 11–12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Luisa Discacciati-Gianni (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 9, 15)
orchestra:
performer:
soprano vocals:
Maria Luisa Barducci (soprano) (tracks 6–7, 12–13, 15)
Virginia Zeani (soprano) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
tenor vocals:
Ion Buzea (tenor) (tracks 1–5)
Redento Comacchio (tenor) (tracks 11–12, 15)
arrangements:
A me, fanciulla (track 2)
Anvil Chorus (arr. Gray for big band) (track 8)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Kur bijāt, dienas saulainās (from opera "Traviata") (track 2)
part of:
La traviata: Atto I (tracks 1–2, 2, 2)
La traviata: Atto II (tracks 3, 3)
La traviata: Atto III (tracks 4, 4–5)
La traviata (track 1)
Il trovatore: Atto I (tracks 6–7)
Il trovatore: Atto III (tracks 11–12)
Il trovatore: Atto II (tracks 8–10)
Il trovatore: Atto IV (tracks 13–15)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 8)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 1, 12)

Release

part of: The Great Composers and Their Music (Marshall Cavendish) (number: 56)