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Verdi Preludes, Overtures and Ballet Music Vol 4

Work details

La forza del destino: Prelude (1862)
3'37"
Don Carlos: Prelude to Act III
3'14"
Don Carlos: Ballet Music, Act III - 'La peregrina'
12'56"/4'13" - TT 17'10"
La forza del destino: Overture (1869)
8'04"
Aida: Prelude (Cairo première, 1871)
4'21"
Aida: Dances
2'23"/1'38" - TT 4'05"
Aida: Ballet Music, Act II
4'47"
Aida: Overture (Italian première, 1872; withdrawn)
11'53"
Otello: Ballet Music, Act III
6'17"

 

Artist details

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Edward Downes
, conductor

 

Recording details

Recording dates: 10,11 March 1998 (La forza del destino [Overture]), 8 July 1999 (La forza del destino [Prelude], Don Carlos, Aida, Otello)
Venue: New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK
Executive Producer: Brian Pidgeon
Recording Producer: Mike George (1999), Ralph Couzens (1998)
Sound Engineer: Stephen Rinker (1999), Don Hartridge (1998)
Assistant Engineer: Steve Hargreaves (1998)
Editor: Jonathan Cooper
Copyright: 2000 Chandos Records Ltd
Pressing: 2000 Chandos Records Ltd

Chandos CHAN 9788 DDD Stereo NEW RELEASE
TT - 64'16"

 

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: Boccaccini & Spada Editori SRL (Aida: Overture)

 

Purchase details

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