Verdi: The Complete Works (75 Cd)

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Label: DECCA
Catalog: 4789574
Format: CD

Various Artists

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On the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth in 2013 Decca are proud to present the first ever complete collection of Verdis entire compositional output: The operas, arias, songs, sacred works, chamber & piano pieces, orchestral, ballet & choral works, plus a whole host of rarities and discoveries are all here in this comprehensive and beautifully presented anthology. OVERVIEW All of Verdis works are contained in this luxury edition. 30 complete operas sequenced chronologically, including two versions of La forza del destino and two versions of Don Carlo & Don Carlos: La forza del destino - 1862 St Petersburg version (Gergiev)& 1869 Milan version (Sinopoli)and Don Carlos - Five-act 1886 Modena version sung in French (Abbado)& Five-act 1886 Modena version sung in Italian (Solti). First international CD release of Quartetto Italianos 1950 recording of Verdis String Quartet in E minor. An unrivalled compilation featuring the worlds greatest singers including Caballe, Carreras, Cotrubas, Domingo, Freni, Horne, Pavarotti & Sutherland. The astounding wealth of benchmark recordings presents an unparalleled legacy of Verdi conducting featuring Abbado, Bonynge, Chailly, Chung, Gardelli, Gergiev, Giulini, Karajan, Kleiber, Levine, Luisi, Maag, Marriner, Muti, Sinopoli & Solti. This carefully curated edition brings together the best available versions of these works. A once-in-a-liftetime collection of the finest recordings from Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Philips and EMI. Tracklisting Opera 1 [CD 1 & 2] Oberto (Marriner) Opera 2 [CD 3 & 4] Un giorno di regno (Gardelli) Opera 3 [CD 5 & 6] Nabucco (Gardelli) Opera 4 [CD 7 & 8] I Lombardi (Levine) Opera 5 [CD 9 & 10] Ernani (Bonynge) Opera 6 [CD CD 11 & 12] I due Foscari (Gardelli) Opera 7 [CD 13 & 14] Giovanna d'arco (Levine) Opera 8 [CD15 & 16] Alzira (Luisi) Opera 9 [CD 17 & 18] Attila (Gardelli) Opera 10 [CD 19 & 20] Macbeth (Abbado) Opera 11 [CD 21 & 22] I masnadieri (Bonynge) Opera 12 [CD 23, 24 & 25] Jérusalem (Luisi) Opera 13 [CD 26 & 27] Il corsaro (Gardelli) Opera 14 [CD 28 & 29] La battaglia di legnano (Gardelli) Opera 15 [CD 30 & 31] Luisa Miller (Maag) Opera 16 [CD 32 & 33] Stiffelio (Gardelli) Opera 17 [CD 34 & 35] Rigoletto (Giulini) Opera 18 [CD 36 & 37] Il trovatore (Giulini) Opera 19 [CD 38 & 39] La traviata (Kleiber) Opera 20 [CD 40, 41 & 42] I vespri siciliani (Muti) Opera 21 [CD 43 & 44] Simon Boccanegra (Abbado) Opera 22 [CD 45 & 46] Aroldo (Luisi) Opera 23 [CD 47 & 48] Un ballo in maschera (Solti) Opera 24 [CD 49, 50 & 51] La forza del destino 1862 St Petersburg version (Gergiev) Opera 25 [CD 52. 53 & 54] La forza del destino (Sinopoli) Opera 26 [CD 55, 56, 57 & 58] Don Carlos (Abbado) Opera 27 [CD 59, 60 & 61] Don Carlo (Solti) Opera 28 [CD 62 & 63] Aida (Karajan) Opera 29[CD 64 & 65] Otello (Chung) Opera 30 [CD 66 & 67] Falstaff (Giulini) Other works CD 68 & 69 Requiem & Quattro pezzi sacri (Solti) CD 70 Messa solenne and other sacred works (Chailly) CD 71 Discoveries (Chailly) CD 72 Songs (Margaret Price) CD 73 Songs & Arias & other rarities (Scotto / Domingo / Pavarotti CD 74 String Quartet (New Italian Quartet) Ballet music: Jérusalem (de Almeida) & Il trovatore (Bonynge) CD 75 Ballet music: Otello · Don Carlos · Aida Macbeth · I vespri siciliani (Chailly)

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