Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Aida: Preludio Giuseppe Verdi 3:39
2 Aida: Atto I. Romanza “Se quel guerrier io fossi!… Celeste Aida” Giuseppe Verdi 4:35
3 Aida: Atto I. Terzetto “Vieni, o diletta, appressati” Giuseppe Verdi 2:43
4 Aida: Atto I. Scena “Ritona vincitor!” Giuseppe Verdi 5:52
5 Aida: Atto I. “Nume, custode e vindice” Giuseppe Verdi 4:25
6 Aida: Atto II. “Gloria all’Egitto, ad Iside” Giuseppe Verdi 3:32
7 Aida: Atto II. “Quest’assisa ch’io vesto” Giuseppe Verdi 4:49
8 Aida: Atto II. “Il dolor che in quel volto favella” Giuseppe Verdi 3:03
9 Aida: Atto III. Romanza “O patria mia” Giuseppe Verdi 5:02
10 Aida: Atto III. Duetto “Ciel! mio padre! … A te grave cagion m’adduce” Giuseppe Verdi 7:46
11 Aida: Atto III. Duetto “Nel fiero anelito… Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti” Giuseppe Verdi 5:52
12 Aida: Atto IV. Duetto “Già i Sacerdoti adunansi” Giuseppe Verdi 6:34
13 Aida: Atto IV. Duetto “Immenso Fthà… O terro, addio” Giuseppe Verdi 5:19

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Klaus Hiemann (German audio) (tracks 7–8)
Klaus Hiemann (German audio) (1981-01) (track 6)
baritone vocals [Amonasro]:
Leo Nucci (baritone) (1981) (track 10)
bass vocals:
Nicolaï Ghiaurov (operatic bass) (1981-01) (track 7)
bass vocals [Ramfis]:
Nicolaï Ghiaurov (operatic bass) (1981-01) (track 6)
choir vocals:
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1981) (tracks 3–4, 10, 12–13)
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1981-01) (tracks 6–8)
Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1981-01 – 1981-06) (track 2)
chorus master:
Romano Gandolfi (chorus master and conductor) (track 5)
Romano Gandolfi (chorus master and conductor) (1981-01) (tracks 6–8)
Romano Gandolfi (chorus master and conductor) (1981) (track 13)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1, 3, 3, 3–7, 7, 7, 7–8, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10, 12, 12–13, 13, 13)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1871) (track 2)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (conductor) (track 5)
Claudio Abbado (conductor) (1981) (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10, 12–13)
Claudio Abbado (conductor) (1981-01) (tracks 6–8)
Claudio Abbado (conductor) (1981-01 – 1981-06) (track 2)
librettist:
Antonio Ghislanzoni (tracks 1, 3, 3–7, 7, 7, 7–8, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10, 12, 12–13, 13, 13)
Antonio Ghislanzoni (1870) (track 2)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Amneris]:
Elena Obraztsova (mezzo-soprano) (1981) (tracks 3, 12–13)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Sacerdotessa]:
Lucia Valentini Terrani (mezzo soprano) (1981) (track 13)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano (1981) (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10, 12–13)
Orchestra of La Scala, Milan (1981-01 – 1981-06) (track 2)
producer:
Rainer Brock (Producer and recording supervisor for Deutsche Grammophon) (tracks 6–8)
Renate Kupfer (tracks 6–8)
soprano vocals [Aida]:
Katia Ricciarelli (soprano) (1981-01) (track 7)
Katia Ricciarelli (soprano) (1981) (tracks 3–4, 10, 13)
tenor vocals [Radamès]:
Plácido Domingo (tenor) (1981) (tracks 3, 12–13)
Plácido Domingo (tenor) (1981-01 – 1981-06) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1982) (tracks 6–8)
recorded at:
Centro Telecine Culturale in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1981-01) (tracks 6–8)
arrangements:
Aida: Grand March (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 6–7)
Grand March from "Aida" (for organ, Lemare) (tracks 6–7)
is the basis for:
Aida: Preludio (for chamber orchestra) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Vincerai per me (track 7)
part of:
Aida (German lyrics) (number) (tracks 1, 8)
Aida: Atto IV (number) (track 13)
Aida (number) (order: 1) (track 1)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 2) (track 2)
Aida: Atto IV (number) (order: 2) (track 12)
Aida: Atto III (number) (order: 3) (tracks 7, 10)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 4) (track 3)
Aida: Atto III (number) (order: 4) (track 10)
Aida: Atto III (number) (order: 5) (track 10)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 6) (track 3)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 7) (track 3)
Aida: Atto II (number) (order: 7) (tracks 6–7)
Aida: Atto III (number) (order: 7) (track 10)
Aida: Atto IV (number) (order: 7) (track 12)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 8) (track 4)
Aida: Atto II (order: 8) (track 7)
Aida: Atto IV (number) (order: 8) (track 13)
Aida (German lyrics) (number) (order: 9) (track 7)
Aida: Atto II (order: 9) (track 8)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 10) (track 13)
Aida: Atto I (number) (order: 11) (track 5)
Aida: Atto II (number) (order: 12) (track 7)
Aida: Atto II (number) (order: 13) (track 8)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Aida: Atto II, scena 2. Marcia trionfale (orchestra) (Triumphal march, Triumphmarsch) (1981-01) (track 7)
Aida: Preludio (standard opening to the opera, ~4min) (1981) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (order: 17) (track 4)