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CHAN 10343 - Verdi: Complete Preludes, Overtures and Ballet Music
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CD available From: 10 October 2005
     
 Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
     
      Complete Preludes, Overtures and Ballet Music
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE*
     
1 Overture to 'Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio' (1839) 6:12
2 Overture to 'Un giorno di regno' (1840) 5:36
      (Il finto Stanislao)
3 Overture to 'Nabucco' (1842) 7:39
      (Nabucodonosor)
4 Prelude to 'Ernani' (1844) 3:19
5 Prelude to 'I due Foscari' (1844) 2:35
6 Overture to 'Giovanna d'Arco' (1845) 7:31
7 Overture to 'Alzira' (1845) 6:57
8 Prelude to 'Attila' (1846) 3:22
9 Prelude to 'Macbeth' (1847) 3:21
Ballet Music from 'Macbeth', Act III (1865) 10:36
      (Paris version)
10 Ballo I 2:15
11 Ballo II - 5:22
12 Ballo III 2:56
13 Prelude to 'I masnadieri' (1847) 5:20
14 Prelude to 'Il corsaro' (1848) 2:58
15 Overture to 'La battaglia di Legnano' (1849) 9:21
      76:08
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
     
1 Prelude to 'Jérusalem', Act III (1847) 4:57
Ballet Music from 'Jérusalem', Act III (1847) 22:45
2 1 Pas de quatre 7:25
3 2 Pas de deux 5:41
4 3 Pas solo 6:52
5 4 Pas d'ensemble 2:39
6 Overture to 'Luisa Miller' (1849) 6:00
7 Overture to 'Stiffelio' (1850) 9:39
8 Prelude to 'Rigoletto' (1851) 2:50
Ballet Music from 'Il trovatore', Part III (1857) 24:19
9 1 Pas de bohémiens 6:19
10 2 Seviliana 7:23
11 3 La Bohémienne 7:49
12 4 Galop 2:40
      71:08
     
      COMPACT DISC THREE
     
1 Prelude to 'La traviata', Act I (1853) 4:03
2 Prelude to 'La traviata', Act III (1853) 3:33
3 Overture to 'Les Vêpres siciliennes' (1855) 9:21
Les Quatre Saisons, Ballet Music from 'Les Vêpres siciliennes', Act III (1855) 31:16
4 I L'Hiver 7:05
5 II Le Printemps 8:28
6 III L'Été 6:05
7 IV L'Automne 9:34
8 Prelude to 'Simon Boccanegra' (1857) 2:52
      (Venice version)
9 Prelude to 'Un ballo in maschera' (1859) 4:33
      56:11
     
      COMPACT DISC FOUR
     
1 Prelude to 'La forza del destino' (1862) 3:37
      (St Petersburg version)
2 Prelude to 'Don Carlo', Act II (1884) 3:14
      (Milan version)
La Pérégrina, Ballet Music from 'Don Carlos', Act III (1867) 17:10
      (Paris version)
3 I Andante - Tempo di valzer - Allegro vivo - 12:56
4 II Finale. Prestissimo 4:14
5 Overture to 'La forza del destino' (1869) 8:05
      (Milan version)
6 Prelude to 'Aida' (1871) 4:21
      (Cairo version)
Dances from 'Aida' (1871) 4:05
7 I Danza sacra delle sacerdotesse, Act I 2:23
8 II Danza di piccoli schiavi mori, Act II 1:39
9 Ballet Music from 'Aida', Act II (1871) 4:47
10 Overture to 'Aida' (1872) 11:52
      (Italian premiere; withdrawn)
11 Ballet Music from 'Otello', Act III (1894) 6:16
      (Paris version)
      64:18
     
 BBC Philharmonic
 Sir Edward Downes
 Recorded in:
 Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      24 & 25 January 1996 (disc one), 21 & 22 January 1997 (disc two), 10 & 11 March 1998 (disc three and Overture to La forza del destino on disc four) and 8 July 1999 (remainder on disc four)
 Producer(s)
 Brian Pidgeon (Executive)
 Mike George (Recording: disc four, except Overture to La forza del destino)
 Ralph Couzens Recording: discs one to three and Overture to La forza del destino on disc four)
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Stephen Rinker (disc four, except Overture to La forza del destino)
 Don Hartridge (discs one to three and Overture to La forza del destino on disc four)
 Steve Hargreaves (disc three and Overture to La forza del destino on disc four)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24 Bit Remaster

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