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CHAN 3162
 
Multiple Set of 3 CDs
Verdi: Don Carlos
Release Date: November 2009
Originally recorded in 2009
Composer (1813-1901)
Giuseppe Verdi
Solo bass - Philip II
Alastair Miles
Solo tenor - Don Carlos
Julian Gavin
Solo baritone - Rodrigo
William Dazeley
Solo bass - The Grand Inquisitor
John Tomlinson
Solo soprano - Elisabeth de Valois
Janice Watson
Solo mezzo-soprano - Princess of Eboli
Jane Dutton
Solo soprano - Thibault
Julia Sporsén
Solo tenor - Count of Lerma
Stephen Briggs
Solo bass - An old Monk
Clive Bayley
Solo soprano - Voice from Heaven
Rebecca Ryan
Solo tenor - Royal Herald
Campbell Russell
Solo bass - Flemish Deputy
Julian Close
Solo baritone - Flemish Deputy
Grant Doyle
Solo bass - Flemish Deputy
Stephen Richardson
Solo bass - Flemish Deputy
Galloway Bell
Solo baritone - Flemish Deputy
Stephen Dowson
Choral
Opera North Chorus
Conductor (Assistant)
Alexander Ingram
Conductor
Richard Farnes
Venue
Leeds Town Hall
Producer (Executive)
Brian Couzens
Producer
Brian Pidgeon
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Jonathan Cooper
Genre:
Opera in English
Orchestral & Concertos

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

(1813-1901)

Don Carlos

167:29
Opera in four acts
Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, after Schiller
English translation by Andrew Porter
Act I
Scene 1: At the tomb of Charles V in the Monastery of San Juste
1.
Prelude
2:17
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2.
'Charles the Fifth, our mighty Lord'
4:01
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Chorus of Friars, Old Monk
3.
'And I have lost her!'
4:09
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Don Carlos, Old Monk
4.
'There he is! The Prince!'
2:39
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5.
'But the King has not yet discovered your secret?'
1:19
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Rodrigo, Don Carlos
6.
'God who has brought us together'
4:18
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Don Carlos, Rodrigo, Chorus of Friars, Old Monk
Scene 2: A garden outside the cloister
7.
'Where the pine grove is green and shady'
3:17
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Chorus, Thibault, Eboli
8.
'In the marble palace of the Moorish King'
4:27
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Eboli, Thibault, Chorus
9.
'The Queen!'
1:52
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Chorus, Eboli, Elisabeth, Thibault, Rodrigo
10.
'I'm so eager to hear the news you bring'
1:57
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Eboli, Rodrigo, Elisabeth
11.
'Carlos my friend, hope of our future'
4:27
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Rodrigo, Eboli, Elisabeth
12.
'I come before the Queen and I ask for a favour'
7:57
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13.
'Here where I stand let the earth crack asunder'
1:46
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Don Carlos, Elisabeth
14.
'The King!'
1:17
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Thibault, Philip, Chorus
15.
'Don't weep, my dear companion'
4:21
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Elisabeth, Rodrigo, Philip, Chorus
16.
'Remain here! I've seen you at my court'
2:18
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Philip, Rodrigo
17.
'O King, I come here from Flanders'
3:08
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18.
'What kind of peace is this you give your subjects?'
6:17
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Rodrigo, Philip
Act II
Scene 1: The Queen's garden
19.
Prelude
2:28
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20.
'At midnight in the garden of the Queen…'
2:12
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Don Carlos, Eboli
21.
'Alas your youthful mind has no idea'
2:40
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Eboli, Don Carlos, Rodrigo
22.
'Now he has scorned the love I gave him'
3:37
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23.
'Treacherous son, adult'rous lover'
3:31
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Eboli, Rodrigo, Don Carlos
Scene 2: A square in front of the Vallodolid Cathedral, Auto da Fé
24.
'Today is a day of gladness and joy'
6:59
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Chorus of People, Chorus of Monks
25.
'Let the sacred doors now be opened'
2:59
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Royal Herald, Chorus of People, Philip
26.
'O Heav'n! It's Carlos!'
4:55
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Elisabeth, Rodrigo, Philip, Don Carlos, Flemish Deputies, Chorus of Monks, Thibault
27.
'Sire! I have something to ask you!'
1:56
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Don Carlos, Philip, Elisabeth, Rodrigo, Thibault, Monks, Chorus of People
28.
'O heav'n!'
2:41
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Elisabeth, Don Carlos, Chorus of People, Philip, Monks, Voice from Heaven, Flemish Deputies
Act III
Scene1: The King's study in the Escurial
29.
[Introduction]
2:58
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30.
'She has no love for me!'
2:32
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31.
'I'll only sleep when I am laid to rest'
4:23
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Philip
32.
'The Grand Inquisitor'
3:22
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Count of Lerma, Grand Inquisitor, Philip
33.
'In this land of Spain no heresy has thrived'
5:24
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Grand Inquisitor, Philip
34.
'Your highness I ask for justice!'
2:01
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Elisabeth, Philip
35.
'You know full well, my hand was plighted'
2:36
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Elisabeth, Philip, Eboli, Rodrigo
36.
'Accurst be this hour'
4:11
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Philip, Eboli, Rodrigo, Elisabeth
37.
'Forgive! Forgive and pardon a woman who's wronged you'
3:25
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Eboli, Elisabeth
38.
'Oh cruel fate. O hated gift'
4:20
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Eboli
Scene 2: A prison
39.
'I'm here my Carlos'
3:15
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Rodrigo, Don Carlos
40.
'My last day has dawned forever'
2:32
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Rodrigo
41.
'But why do you speak of death?'
1:39
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Don Carlos, Rodrigo
42.
'O Carlos, now listen, your mother awaits you'
1:08
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43.
'Now I die, die contented'
2:23
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Rodrigo
44.
'My son I return you your sword'
2:58
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Philip, Don Carlos, Chorus, Chorus of People, Count of Lerma, Grandees of Spain, Eboli, Grand Inquisitor
Act IV
At the tomb of Charles V
45.
[Introduction]
2:43
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46.
'You, who spurned and renounced all the world'
2:38
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47.
'France, my noble land, so dear to me in childhood!'
5:16
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Elisabeth
48.
'She's there!'
5:34
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Don Carlos, Elisabeth
49.
'We shall meet not in this world'
3:49
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Elisabeth, Don Carlos
50.
'Yes, for ever! A double sacrifice is needed!'
1:43
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Philip, Grand Inquisitor, Elisabeth, Don Carlos, Old Monk, Chorus of Monks
Solo: Alastair Miles bass - Philip II
Solo: Julian Gavin tenor - Don Carlos
Solo: William Dazeley baritone - Rodrigo
Solo: John Tomlinson bass - The Grand Inquisitor
Solo: Janice Watson soprano - Elisabeth de Valois
Solo: Jane Dutton mezzo-soprano - Princess of Eboli
Solo: Julia Sporsén soprano - Thibault
Solo: Stephen Briggs tenor - Count of Lerma
Solo: Clive Bayley bass - An old Monk
Solo: Rebecca Ryan soprano - Voice from Heaven
Solo: Campbell Russell tenor - Royal Herald
Solo: Julian Close bass - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Grant Doyle baritone - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Stephen Richardson bass - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Galloway Bell bass - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Stephen Dowson baritone - Flemish Deputy
Conductor: Alexander Ingram (Assistant)
Conductor: Richard Farnes
26-30 May 2009

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

(1813-1901)

Don Carlos

167:29
Opera in four acts
Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, after Schiller
English translation by Andrew Porter
COMPACT DISC ONE
Act I
Scene 1: At the tomb of Charles V in the Monastery of San Juste
1.
Prelude
2:17
2.
'Charles the Fifth, our mighty Lord'
4:01
Chorus of Friars, Old Monk
3.
'And I have lost her!'
4:09
Don Carlos, Old Monk
4.
'There he is! The Prince!'
2:39
5.
'But the King has not yet discovered your secret?'
1:19
Rodrigo, Don Carlos
6.
'God who has brought us together'
4:18
Don Carlos, Rodrigo, Chorus of Friars, Old Monk
Scene 2: A garden outside the cloister
7.
'Where the pine grove is green and shady'
3:17
Chorus, Thibault, Eboli
8.
'In the marble palace of the Moorish King'
4:27
Eboli, Thibault, Chorus
9.
'The Queen!'
1:52
Chorus, Eboli, Elisabeth, Thibault, Rodrigo
10.
'I'm so eager to hear the news you bring'
1:57
Eboli, Rodrigo, Elisabeth
11.
'Carlos my friend, hope of our future'
4:27
Rodrigo, Eboli, Elisabeth
12.
'I come before the Queen and I ask for a favour'
7:57
13.
'Here where I stand let the earth crack asunder'
1:46
Don Carlos, Elisabeth
14.
'The King!'
1:17
Thibault, Philip, Chorus
15.
'Don't weep, my dear companion'
4:21
Elisabeth, Rodrigo, Philip, Chorus
16.
'Remain here! I've seen you at my court'
2:18
Philip, Rodrigo
17.
'O King, I come here from Flanders'
3:08
18.
'What kind of peace is this you give your subjects?'
6:17
Rodrigo, Philip
Total time: 62:06
COMPACT DISC TWO
Act II
Scene 1: The Queen's garden
1.
Prelude
2:28
2.
'At midnight in the garden of the Queen…'
2:12
Don Carlos, Eboli
3.
'Alas your youthful mind has no idea'
2:40
Eboli, Don Carlos, Rodrigo
4.
'Now he has scorned the love I gave him'
3:37
5.
'Treacherous son, adult'rous lover'
3:31
Eboli, Rodrigo, Don Carlos
Scene 2: A square in front of the Vallodolid Cathedral, Auto da Fé
6.
'Today is a day of gladness and joy'
6:59
Chorus of People, Chorus of Monks
7.
'Let the sacred doors now be opened'
2:59
Royal Herald, Chorus of People, Philip
8.
'O Heav'n! It's Carlos!'
4:55
Elisabeth, Rodrigo, Philip, Don Carlos, Flemish Deputies, Chorus of Monks, Thibault
9.
'Sire! I have something to ask you!'
1:56
Don Carlos, Philip, Elisabeth, Rodrigo, Thibault, Monks, Chorus of People
10.
'O heav'n!'
2:41
Elisabeth, Don Carlos, Chorus of People, Philip, Monks, Voice from Heaven, Flemish Deputies
Total time: 34:08
COMPACT DISC THREE
Act III
Scene1: The King's study in the Escurial
1.
[Introduction]
2:58
2.
'She has no love for me!'
2:32
3.
'I'll only sleep when I am laid to rest'
4:23
Philip
4.
'The Grand Inquisitor'
3:22
Count of Lerma, Grand Inquisitor, Philip
5.
'In this land of Spain no heresy has thrived'
5:24
Grand Inquisitor, Philip
6.
'Your highness I ask for justice!'
2:01
Elisabeth, Philip
7.
'You know full well, my hand was plighted'
2:36
Elisabeth, Philip, Eboli, Rodrigo
8.
'Accurst be this hour'
4:11
Philip, Eboli, Rodrigo, Elisabeth
9.
'Forgive! Forgive and pardon a woman who's wronged you'
3:25
Eboli, Elisabeth
10.
'Oh cruel fate. O hated gift'
4:20
Eboli
Scene 2: A prison
11.
'I'm here my Carlos'
3:15
Rodrigo, Don Carlos
12.
'My last day has dawned forever'
2:32
Rodrigo
13.
'But why do you speak of death?'
1:39
Don Carlos, Rodrigo
14.
'O Carlos, now listen, your mother awaits you'
1:08
15.
'Now I die, die contented'
2:23
Rodrigo
16.
'My son I return you your sword'
2:58
Philip, Don Carlos, Chorus, Chorus of People, Count of Lerma, Grandees of Spain, Eboli, Grand Inquisitor
Act IV
At the tomb of Charles V
17.
[Introduction]
2:43
18.
'You, who spurned and renounced all the world'
2:38
19.
'France, my noble land, so dear to me in childhood!'
5:16
Elisabeth
20.
'She's there!'
5:34
Don Carlos, Elisabeth
21.
'We shall meet not in this world'
3:49
Elisabeth, Don Carlos
22.
'Yes, for ever! A double sacrifice is needed!'
1:43
Philip, Grand Inquisitor, Elisabeth, Don Carlos, Old Monk, Chorus of Monks
Total time: 71:15
Solo: Alastair Miles bass - Philip II
Solo: Julian Gavin tenor - Don Carlos
Solo: William Dazeley baritone - Rodrigo
Solo: John Tomlinson bass - The Grand Inquisitor
Solo: Janice Watson soprano - Elisabeth de Valois
Solo: Jane Dutton mezzo-soprano - Princess of Eboli
Solo: Julia Sporsén soprano - Thibault
Solo: Stephen Briggs tenor - Count of Lerma
Solo: Clive Bayley bass - An old Monk
Solo: Rebecca Ryan soprano - Voice from Heaven
Solo: Campbell Russell tenor - Royal Herald
Solo: Julian Close bass - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Grant Doyle baritone - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Stephen Richardson bass - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Galloway Bell bass - Flemish Deputy
Solo: Stephen Dowson baritone - Flemish Deputy
Conductor: Alexander Ingram (Assistant)
Conductor: Richard Farnes
26-30 May 2009




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