Verdi Without Words MP3
  • CAT # 80364-25

    1. Selections from Act I: Grand Entrance - "Su! Del Nilo al sacro lido" - "Ritorna vincitor!" - "L'insa 8:20
    2. Celeste Aida from Act I from Aida 3:55
    3. Triumphal Scene from Act II "Gloria all'Egitto" - Egyptian March - "Vieni, o guerriero vindice" from 7:25
    4. Verdi: Otello: "Ave Maria" and Final Scene from Act IV 5:26
    5. Verdi le fosche nolturne spogile (Anvil Chorus) from Act II from Il Trovatore 3:06
    6. Di quella pira from Act III from Il Trovatore 3:10
    7. Prelude from La Traviata 3:46
    8. Introduction to Act I from La Traviata 1:30
    9. Brindisi from Act I from La Traviata 1:54
    10. Waltz from Act I from La Traviata 2:23
    11. Un di fellice from Act I from La Traviata 2:44
    12. Siempre livera degg'io from Act I from La Traviata 3:14
    13. Di Provenza il mar, il suo! from Act II from La Traviata 2:04
    14. Questa o quella from Act I from Rigoletto 1:50
    15. Caro nome from Act II from Rigoletto 3:07
    16. La donna e mobile from Act IV from Rigoletto 2:09
    17. Un, di, se ben rammentomi from Act IV from Rigoletto 5:07
    18. Tutto nel mondo e burla Finale from Act III from Falstaff 3:14
    19. Va, pensiero (Prisoners' Chorus) from Act III from Nabucco 4:10

Guiseppe Verdi inherited from Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti the tradition of glorious vocal melody, and added to it a sense of drama that has never been excelled. Though he evolved a style of enormous subtlety and expressive range across his 28 operas, the element that binds his entire creative output together is his almost peerless ability to write soaring, memorable melodies. Though rooted in the voice, the best of his arias, choruses and ensembles retain their character and emotional impact in textless settings as Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops demonstrate beautifully in this collection of Verdi Without Words.

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