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Verdi: La Traviata

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CHAN 3023
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Verdi: La Traviata
Release Date: June 1999
Originally recorded in 1998
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
Solo soprano - Violetta Valéry
Valerie Masterson
Solo tenor - Alfredo Germont
John Brecknock
Solo baritone - Giorgio Germont
Christian du Plessis
Solo mezzo-soprano - Flora Bervoix
Della Jones
Solo baritone - Baron Douphol
John Gibbs
Solo bass - Doctor Grenvil
Roderick Earle
Solo baritone - Marquis d'Obigny
Dennis Dowling
Solo tenor - Viscount Gaston de Letorières
Geoffrey Pogson
Solo mezzo-soprano - Annina
Shelagh Squires
Solo tenor - Joseph
Edward Byles
Solo baritone - A Passer-by
John Kitchiner
Venue
Abbey Road Studios, London
Producer
John Fraser
Engineer
Stuart Eltham
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Opera in English

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

La traviata

118:32
The Fallen Woman
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Alexandre Dumas's La dame aux camélias
English translation by Edmund Tracey
1.
Prelude
4:03
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Act I
2.
'What a time to arrive at a party!'
4:53
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Chorus, Violetta, Flora, Marquis, Gaston, Alfredo, Baron
3.
'Be happy, be happy and raise your glass with me'
3:02
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Alfredo, Chorus, Violetta
4.
'What's that?'
2:18
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5.
'I saw a vision ethereal'
3:10
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Alfredo, Violetta
6.
'Ha, ha! What are you doing?'
1:19
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Gaston, Violetta, Alfredo
7.
'We present ourselves before you'
1:43
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Chorus
8.
'I wonder! I wonder!'
1:05
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Violetta
9.
'Is he the one I dream about?'
2:48
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10.
'It can't be! It can't be!'
0:57
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11.
'Give me freedom to be happy'
3:30
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Violeta, Alfredo
Act II
Scene 1
12.
'I'm never happy if she is not beside me'
1:53
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Alfredo
13.
'My life was too impetuous'
2:02
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14.
'Annina, where have you been?'
0:45
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Alfredo, Annina
15.
'I hate myself! I'm so ashamed!'
1:38
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Alfredo
16.
'Alfredo?' 'He has just set out for Paris'
3:46
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Violetta, Annina, Joseph, Germont
17.
'I have a daughter sent from Heav'n'
1:42
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Germont, Violetta
18.
'Do you realise I adore him'
2:15
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19.
'A day will come when making love . . .'
2:52
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20.
'Ah! Comfort your daughter so pure and lovely'
4:23
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21.
'Then command me!'
1:20
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22.
'I'll die! But you must promise me . . .'
3:43
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23.
'God give me strength to bear it!'
1:46
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Violetta, Annina
24.
'What's that?' 'Nothing'
2:17
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Alfredo, Violetta
25.
'Ah, she is mine forever'
2:18
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Alfredo, Joseph, A Passer-by, Germont
26.
'In Provence, your native land'
4:03
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Germont
27.
'Won't you answer your father, Alfredo?'
0:47
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Germont, Alfredo
28.
'No, no, I cannot preach at you'
1:54
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Scene 2
29.
'The surprise is a band of dancing gipsies'
1:04
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Flora, Marquis, Doctor, Chorus
30.
'We're gipsy fortune tellers'
2:51
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Gipsies, Flora, Marquis, Chorus
31.
'We are heroes, in Spain they adore us'
2:40
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Gaston, Matadors, Chorus
32.
'Alfredo! You!'
4:08
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Chorus, Alfredo, Flora, Violetta, Baron, Gaston, Servant
33.
'I have asked him here to meet me'
2:29
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Violetta, Alfredo, Chorus
34.
'All that she had she spent on me'
1:31
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Alfredo, Chorus
35.
'Disgraceful conduct! How I despise you!'
1:49
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Germont, Alfredo, Baron, Chorus
36.
'Alfredo, Alfredo, you hate and scorn me'
4:10
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Violetta, Alfredo, Germont, Baron, Chorus
Act III
37.
Prelude
3:41
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38.
'Annina?' 'Did you call me?'
5:04
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Violetta, Annina, Doctor
39.
'You have kept your promise . . .'
1:50
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Violetta
40.
'Forever I must leave thee . . .'
2:53
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41.
'Hail to the carnival's four-footed master!'
0:51
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Chorus of Revellers
42.
'Dear Madam -'
1:45
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Annina, Violetta, Alfredo
43.
'Come, bid farewell to Paris forever'
4:12
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Alfredo, Violetta
44.
'Ah, no more, Alfredo, let's go to church now'
1:21
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45.
'But if my loved one cannot revive me'
2:18
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46.
'Ah, Violetta!'
1:38
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Germont, Violetta, Alfredo
47.
'Listen! I have a picture here'
0:51
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48.
'I see a pure and lovely girl'
3:06
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Violetta, Germont, Doctor, Annina, Alfredo
Solo: Valerie Masterson soprano - Violetta Valéry
Solo: John Brecknock tenor - Alfredo Germont
Solo: Christian du Plessis baritone - Giorgio Germont
Solo: Della Jones mezzo-soprano - Flora Bervoix
Solo: John Gibbs baritone - Baron Douphol
Solo: Roderick Earle bass - Doctor Grenvil
Solo: Dennis Dowling baritone - Marquis d'Obigny
Solo: Geoffrey Pogson tenor - Viscount Gaston de Letorières
Solo: Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Annina
Solo: Edward Byles tenor - Joseph
Solo: John Kitchiner baritone - A Passer-by
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
August, September and November 1980

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

La traviata

118:32
The Fallen Woman
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Alexandre Dumas's La dame aux camélias
English translation by Edmund Tracey
COMPACT DISC ONE
1.
Prelude
4:03
Act I
2.
'What a time to arrive at a party!'
4:53
Chorus, Violetta, Flora, Marquis, Gaston, Alfredo, Baron
3.
'Be happy, be happy and raise your glass with me'
3:02
Alfredo, Chorus, Violetta
4.
'What's that?'
2:18
5.
'I saw a vision ethereal'
3:10
Alfredo, Violetta
6.
'Ha, ha! What are you doing?'
1:19
Gaston, Violetta, Alfredo
7.
'We present ourselves before you'
1:43
Chorus
8.
'I wonder! I wonder!'
1:05
Violetta
9.
'Is he the one I dream about?'
2:48
10.
'It can't be! It can't be!'
0:57
11.
'Give me freedom to be happy'
3:30
Violeta, Alfredo
Act II
Scene 1
12.
'I'm never happy if she is not beside me'
1:53
Alfredo
13.
'My life was too impetuous'
2:02
14.
'Annina, where have you been?'
0:45
Alfredo, Annina
15.
'I hate myself! I'm so ashamed!'
1:38
Alfredo
16.
'Alfredo?' 'He has just set out for Paris'
3:46
Violetta, Annina, Joseph, Germont
17.
'I have a daughter sent from Heav'n'
1:42
Germont, Violetta
18.
'Do you realise I adore him'
2:15
19.
'A day will come when making love . . .'
2:52
20.
'Ah! Comfort your daughter so pure and lovely'
4:23
21.
'Then command me!'
1:20
22.
'I'll die! But you must promise me . . .'
3:43
23.
'God give me strength to bear it!'
1:46
Violetta, Annina
24.
'What's that?' 'Nothing'
2:17
Alfredo, Violetta
25.
'Ah, she is mine forever'
2:18
Alfredo, Joseph, A Passer-by, Germont
26.
'In Provence, your native land'
4:03
Germont
27.
'Won't you answer your father, Alfredo?'
0:47
Germont, Alfredo
28.
'No, no, I cannot preach at you'
1:54
Total time: 68:15
COMPACT DISC TWO
Scene 2
1.
'The surprise is a band of dancing gipsies'
1:04
Flora, Marquis, Doctor, Chorus
2.
'We're gipsy fortune tellers'
2:51
Gipsies, Flora, Marquis, Chorus
3.
'We are heroes, in Spain they adore us'
2:40
Gaston, Matadors, Chorus
4.
'Alfredo! You!'
4:08
Chorus, Alfredo, Flora, Violetta, Baron, Gaston, Servant
5.
'I have asked him here to meet me'
2:29
Violetta, Alfredo, Chorus
6.
'All that she had she spent on me'
1:31
Alfredo, Chorus
7.
'Disgraceful conduct! How I despise you!'
1:49
Germont, Alfredo, Baron, Chorus
8.
'Alfredo, Alfredo, you hate and scorn me'
4:10
Violetta, Alfredo, Germont, Baron, Chorus
Act III
9.
Prelude
3:41
10.
'Annina?' 'Did you call me?'
5:04
Violetta, Annina, Doctor
11.
'You have kept your promise . . .'
1:50
Violetta
12.
'Forever I must leave thee . . .'
2:53
13.
'Hail to the carnival's four-footed master!'
0:51
Chorus of Revellers
14.
'Dear Madam -'
1:45
Annina, Violetta, Alfredo
15.
'Come, bid farewell to Paris forever'
4:12
Alfredo, Violetta
16.
'Ah, no more, Alfredo, let's go to church now'
1:21
17.
'But if my loved one cannot revive me'
2:18
18.
'Ah, Violetta!'
1:38
Germont, Violetta, Alfredo
19.
'Listen! I have a picture here'
0:51
20.
'I see a pure and lovely girl'
3:06
Violetta, Germont, Doctor, Annina, Alfredo
Total time: 50:17
Solo: Valerie Masterson soprano - Violetta Valéry
Solo: John Brecknock tenor - Alfredo Germont
Solo: Christian du Plessis baritone - Giorgio Germont
Solo: Della Jones mezzo-soprano - Flora Bervoix
Solo: John Gibbs baritone - Baron Douphol
Solo: Roderick Earle bass - Doctor Grenvil
Solo: Dennis Dowling baritone - Marquis d'Obigny
Solo: Geoffrey Pogson tenor - Viscount Gaston de Letorières
Solo: Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Annina
Solo: Edward Byles tenor - Joseph
Solo: John Kitchiner baritone - A Passer-by
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
August, September and November 1980




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