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Verdi Preludes, Overtures and Ballet Music Vol 3

Work details

La traviata: Prelude to Act I
4'03"
La traviata: Prelude to Act III
3'32"
Les Vêpres siciliennes: Overture
9'20"
Les Vêpres siciliennes: 'Ballet of the Four Seasons'
7'04"/8'26"/6'05"/9'32" - 31'16"
Simon Boccanegra: Prelude (1st version, 1857 - première recording)
2'51"
Un ballo in maschera: Prelude
4'33"

 

Artist details

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Edward Downes
, conductor

 

Recording details

Recording dates: 10,11 March 1998
Venue: New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK
Executive Producer: Brian Pidgeon
Recording Producer: Ralph Couzens
Sound Engineer: Don Hartridge
Recording Assistant: Steve Hargreaves
Editor: Jonathan Cooper
Copyright: 2000 Chandos Records Ltd
Pressing: 2000 Chandos Records Ltd

Chandos CHAN 9696 DDD Stereo NEW RELEASE
TT - 56'09"

 

Editorial & Design details

Liner notes: John Steane
French translation: Nicole Valencia
German translation: Stephanie Wollny
Front Cover: Photograph of Giuseppe Verdi (AKG, London)
Back Cover: Photograph of Sir Edward Downes by Clive Barda
Design: Guy Lawrence
Typesetting: Michael White-Robinson
Booklet editor: Finn S Gundersen
Publisher: Haydn Rawstron (UK) Ltd (Simon Boccanegra: Prelude [1857])

 

Purchase details

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