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Giuseppe Verdi – La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi – La Traviata

Recorded at The Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio,Bratislava, from 13-21/12/1990

About the Opera:
“La Traviata” is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on the novel La dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils, published in 1848. The title “La Traviata” means literally The Woman Who Strayed, or perhaps more figuratively, The Fallen One. Piave and Verdi wanted to follow Dumas in giving the opera a contemporary setting, but the authorities at La Fenice insisted that it be set in the past, “c. 1700”. It was not until the 1880s that the composer’s and librettist’s original wishes were carried out and “realistic” productions were staged. After some revisions between 1853 and May 1854, mostly affecting Acts 2 and 3, the opera was presented again in Venice, this time at the teatro di San Benedetto. On 24 May 1856 the revised version was presented at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London followed on 3 December of that year by its premiere in New York. Today, the opera has become immensely popular and it is a staple of the standard operatic repertoire.

Track List:
cd1
01. Prelude (3:52)
02. Act I: Introduction (0:43)
03. Act I: Dell’invito trascorsa è già l’ora (Chorus, Violetta, Flora, Marchese) (0:42)
04. Act I: In Alfredo Germont, o signora (Gastone, Violetta, Marchese, Alfredo, Barone, Flora, Chorus) (3:19)
05. Act I: Brindisi: Libiamo ne’lieti calici, “Drinking Song” (Alfredo, Chorus, Violetta) (2:55)
06. Act I: Che è ciò (Chorus, Violetta, Alfredo) (2:16)
07. Act I: Un di, felice, eterea (Alfredo, Violetta) (3:03)
08. act i – Ebben? Che diavol fate? (Gastone, Violetta, Alfredo) (1:12)
09. Act I: Si ridesta in ciel l’aurora (Chorus) (1:36)
10. Act I: È strano! è strano! (Violetta) (4:29)
11. Act I: Sempre libera degg’io (Violetta) (3:48)
12. Act II Scene 1: Lunge da lei per me (Alfredo) (3:43)
13. Act II Scene 1: Annina, donde vieni? (Alfredo, Annina) (0:43)
14. Act II Scene 1: O mio rimorso! (Alfredo) (1:34)
15. Act II Scene 1: Alfredo? … Per parigi or partiva (Violetta, Annina, Giuseppe) (0:47)
16. Act II Scene 1: Madamigella Valéry? Son io (Germont, Violetta) (2:40)
17. Act II Scene 1: Pura si come un angelo (Germont) (1:07)
18. Act II Scene 1: Ah comprendo … dovro per alcun tempo (Violetta, Germont) (1:34)
19. Act II Scene 1: È grave il sacrifizio (Germont, Violetta) (0:50)
20. Act II Scene 1: Un di, quando le veneri (Germont, Violetta) (2:29)
21. Act II Scene 1: Dite alla giovine (Violetta, Germont) (4:01)
22. Act II Scene 1: Or imponete. Non amarlo ditegli (Violetta, Germont) (1:07)
23. Act II Scene 1: Morrò! morrò! la mia memoria (Violetta, Germont) (3:19)
24. Act II Scene 1: Dammi tu forza, o cielo! (Violetta, Annina, Alfredo) (3:45)
25. Act II Scene 1: Ah, vive sol quel core all’amor mio! (Alfredo, Giuseppe, Il Commissario, Germont) (2:18)
26. Act II Scene 1: Di Provenza il mar, il suol (Germont) (3:58)
27. Act II Scene 1: Né rispondi d’un padre all’affetto? (Germont, Alfredo) (0:42)
28. Act II Scene 1: No, non udrai rimproveri (Germont, Alfredo) (1:54)
cd2
01. Act II Scene 2: Avrem lieta di maschere la notte (Flora, Marchese, Dottore) (1:04)
02. Act II Scene 2: Noi siamo zingarelle (Chorus, Flora, Marchese) (2:45)
03. Act II Scene 2: Di Madride noi siam mattadori (Gastone, Chorus) (2:25)
04. Act II Scene 2: Alfredo! Voi! Si, amici (Chorus, Alfredo, Flora, Violetta, Barone, Gastone, Servo) (3:44)
05. Act II Scene 2: Invitato a qui seguirmi (Violetta, Alfredo, Chorus) (2:16)
06. Act II Scene 2: Ogni suo aver tal femmina (Alfredo, Chorus) (1:28)
07. Act II Scene 2: Di sprezzo degno (Germont, Alfredo) (1:38)
08. Act II Scene 2: Alfredo, Alfredo, di questo core (Violetta, Barone, Chorus) (4:37)
09. Act III: Prelude (4:03)
10. Act III: Annina? – Comandate? (Violetta, Annina, Dottore) (4:17)
11. Act III: Teneste la promessa (Violetta) (4:03)
12. Act III: Baccanale: Largo al quadrupede (Chorus) (0:56)
13. Act III: Signora! Che t’accade? (Annina, Violetta, Alfredo) (1:44)
14. Act III: Parigi, o cara (Alfredo, Violetta) (3:12)
15. Act III: Ah, non più, a un tempio (Violetta, Alfredo) (3:16)
16. Act III: Ah, Violetta! Voi, Signor! (Germont, Violetta, Alfredo) (1:42)
17. Act III: Prendi, quest’ è l’immagine (Violetta, Alfredo, Germont, Dottore, Annina) (2:37)
18. Act III: È strano! Che! (Violetta, Chorus, Alfredo, Annina, Germont, Dottore) (1:14)

The Artists:

Stereo, DDD, mp3, 320 kbps, 1hour 56 minutes. Covers, info & synopsis included.

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2 Responses

  1. […] Another version of this opera can be found in another post of this blog here. […]

  2. linka are broken . could you pls reupload these. thank you very much.

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