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Cast

  • Conductor: Perlea, Jonel
  • Orchestra: Rome Opera Orchestra
  • Duke of Mantua Tenor: Bjoerling, Jussi
  • Rigoletto, court jester Baritone: Merrill, Robert
  • Gilda, his daughter Soprano: Peters, Roberta
  • Sparafucile, assassin Bass: Tozzi, Giorgio
  • Maddalena, his sister Contralto: Rota, Anna Maria
  • Giovanna, nurse of Gilda Mezzosoprano: Celli, Silvana
  • Monterone, Count Baritone: Tatozzi, Vittorio
  • Marullo, courtier Baritone: La Porta, Arturo
  • Borsa, courtier Tenor: Frascati, Tommmaso
  • Ceprano, Count Bass: Monreale, Leonardo
  • Countess, his wife Mezzosoprano: Grandi, Lidia
  • Usciere, court herald Bass: Mineo, Andrea
  • Page of the Duchess Soprano: Chissari, Santa
  • Chorus: knights, ladies, courtiers Chorus : Rome Opera Chorus

Cast

  • Conductor: Perlea, Jonel
  • Orchestra: Rome Opera Orchestra
  • Duke of Mantua Tenor: Bjoerling, Jussi
  • Rigoletto, court jester Baritone: Merrill, Robert
  • Gilda, his daughter Soprano: Peters, Roberta
  • Sparafucile, assassin Bass: Tozzi, Giorgio
  • Maddalena, his sister Contralto: Rota, Anna Maria
  • Giovanna, nurse of Gilda Mezzosoprano: Celli, Silvana
  • Monterone, Count Baritone: Tatozzi, Vittorio
  • Marullo, courtier Baritone: La Porta, Arturo
  • Borsa, courtier Tenor: Frascati, Tommmaso
  • Ceprano, Count Bass: Monreale, Leonardo
  • Countess, his wife Mezzosoprano: Grandi, Lidia
  • Usciere, court herald Bass: Mineo, Andrea
  • Page of the Duchess Soprano: Chissari, Santa
  • Chorus: knights, ladies, courtiers Chorus : Rome Opera Chorus
Annotation last modified on 2011-02-27 00:46 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: Preludio Giuseppe Verdi 3:35
2 Rigoletto: Act I. Introduzione "Della mia bella incognita borghese" (Duke, Borsa) Giuseppe Verdi 0:46
3 Rigoletto: Act I. Ballata "Questo o quella" (Duke) Giuseppe Verdi 1:53
4 Rigoletto: Act I. Minuetto e Perigordino "Partie? Crudele!" (Duke, Contessa, Rigoletto, Borsa, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 2:34
5 Rigoletto: Act I. Coro "Gran nuova!" (Marullo, Borsa, Duke, Rigoletto, Ceprano, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 2:29
6 Rigoletto: Act I. Moderato "Chi'o gli parli." (Monterone, Duke, Rigoletto, Marullo, Borsa, Ceprano, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 4:40
7 Rigoletto: Act II. Duetto "Quel vecchio maledivami!" (Rigoletto, Sparafucile) Giuseppe Verdi 4:35
8 Rigoletto: Act II. Scena "Pari siamo!..." (Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi 3:46
9 Rigoletto: Act II. Duetto "Figlia!..." - "Mio padre!" (Rigoletto, Gilda, Giovanna) Giuseppe Verdi 6:10
10 Rigoletto: Act II. "Veglia, o donna, questo fiore" (Rigoletto, Gilda, Duke, Giovanna) Giuseppe Verdi 3:08
11 Rigoletto: Act II. Scena "Giovanna, ho dei rimorsi..." (Gilda, Giovanna) / Duetto "T'amo! T'amo" (Duke, Gilda) Giuseppe Verdi 6:23
12 Rigoletto: Act II. "Che m'ami, deh, ripetimi" - "Addio... speranza ed anima" (Duke, Gilda, Ceprano, Borsa, Giovanna) Giuseppe Verdi 1:39
13 Rigoletto: Act II. Scena ed Aria "Gualtier Maldè..." (Gilda) / "E là..." - "Miratela" (Gilda, Borsa, Ceprano, Marullo, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 7:00
14 Rigoletto: Act II. Scena "Riedo!... perchè?" (Rigoletto, Borsa, Ceprano, Marullo) Giuseppe Verdi 2:08
15 Rigoletto: Act II. Coro "Zitti, zitti" (Chorus, Borsa, Marullo, Ceprano) / Finale Primo "Soccorso, padre mio!" (Gilda, Rigoletto, Borsa, Marullo, Ceprano, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 2:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto: Act III. Scena "Ella mi fu rapita!" / Aria "Parmi veder le lagrime" (Duke) Giuseppe Verdi 5:32
2 Rigoletto: Act III. "Duca, Duca?" (Marullo, Ceprano, Borsa, Duke, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 2:11
3 Rigoletto: Act III. Scena "Povero Rigoletto!" / "La ra, la ra" (Marullo, Rigoletto, Borsa, Ceprano, Chorus, Page) Giuseppe Verdi 3:35
4 Rigoletto: Act III. Aria "Cortigiani, vil razza dannata" (Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi 4:19
5 Rigoletto: Act III. Scena "Mio padre!" "Dio! Mia Gilda!" (Gilda, Rigoletto, Borsa, Marullo, Ceprano, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 1:57
6 Rigoletto: Act III. Recit. "Tutte le feste al tempio" (Rigoletto, Gilda) Giuseppe Verdi 7:23
7 Rigoletto: Act III. Recit. "Schiudete..." (Rigoletto, Gilda, Usciere, Monterone) Giuseppe Verdi 0:54
8 Rigoletto: Act III. "Sì, vendetta" (Rigoletto, Gilda) Giuseppe Verdi 1:58
9 Rigoletto: Act IV. Preludio "E l'ami?" "Sempre" (Rigoletto, Gilda, Duke, Sparafucile) Giuseppe Verdi 2:00
10 Rigoletto: Act IV. Canzone "La donna è mobile" (Duke) Giuseppe Verdi 2:21
11 Rigoletto: Act IV. "È là il vostr'uomo" (Sparafucile, Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi 0:19
12 Rigoletto: Act IV. Quartetto "Un dì, se ben rammentomi" (Duke, Maddalena, Rigoletto, Gilda) Giuseppe Verdi 1:27
13 Rigoletto: Act IV. Quartetto "Bella figlia dell'amore" (Duke, Maddalena, Gilda, Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi 4:42
14 Rigoletto: Act IV. "Venti scudi hai tu detto?..." (Rigoletto, Sparafucile, Duke, Maddalena, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 4:28
15 Rigoletto: Act IV. Terzetto "Ah, più non ragiono!..." (Gilda, Maddalena, Sparafucile, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 2:39
16 Rigoletto: Act IV. "Ancor c'è mezzo'ora..." (Sparafucile, Gilda, Maddalena, Chorus) Giuseppe Verdi 2:56
17 Rigoletto: Act IV. Scena "Della vendetta alfin" (Rigoletto, Sparafucile, Duke) Giuseppe Verdi 4:43
18 Rigoletto: Act IV. Duetto finale "Chi è mai" (Rigoletto, Gilda) Giuseppe Verdi 1:48
19 Rigoletto: Act IV. "V'ho ingannato... colpevole fui..." (Gilda, Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi 1:18
20 Rigoletto: Act IV. "Lassù... in cielo" (Gilda, Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi 3:00

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Robert Merrill (American operatic baritone) (1956-06) (tracks 4–10, 14–15)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1–2, 4–15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 3)
conductor:
Jonel Perlea (Romanian conductor) (1956-06) (tracks 1–15)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 2, 4–15)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 3)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (1956-06) (tracks 1–15)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor) (1956-06) (tracks 2–6, 10–12)
arrangements:
part of:
Rigoletto (track 1)
Rigoletto: Atto I (number) (tracks 4, 12)
Rigoletto: Atto I (tracks 2–3, 5–15)
recording of:

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Robert Merrill (American operatic baritone) (1956-06) (tracks 3–9, 11–14, 17–20)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1–20)
conductor:
Jonel Perlea (Romanian conductor) (1956-06) (tracks 1–20)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 1–20)
orchestra:
Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (1956-06) (tracks 1–20)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor) (1956-06) (tracks 1–2, 9–10, 12–14, 17)
arrangements:
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto III (number) (track 11)
Rigoletto: Atto II (number) (tracks 2, 6)
Rigoletto: Atto II (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8)
Rigoletto: Atto III (tracks 9–10, 12–20)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 10, 13)

Release

ASIN:US: B000003EVS [info]