Introduction to Verdi's

Introduction to Verdi's "Il trovatore"

by David Timson
     
 

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/18/2003
Label:
Naxos
UPC:
0636943807927
catalogNumber:
8558079
Rank:
268929

Tracks

  1. An Introduction to Verdi's 'Il trovatore", Narration with Musical Examples

    • Thomson Smillie
    • Budapest Chorus
    • Maurizio Frusoni
    • Franco de Grandis
    • Will Humburg
    • Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
    • Theodor Jachimowicz
    • József Mukk
    • Roberto Servile
    • Zsuzsa Csonka
    • Daniela Longhi
    • Irina Tschistiakova
    • David Timson
    1. Background. Italy's history in the 19th century  (03:14)
    2. Background. Verdi's popularity  (02:59)
    3. Background. The operas  (04:14)
    4. Background. Rigoletto  (03:05)
    5. Background. La traviata  (04:44)
    6. Il trovatore. Genesis of Il trovatore  (03:41)
    7. Il trovatore. Principal characters and the story so far  (03:19)
    8. Il trovatore. The gypsy woman  (02:59)
    9. Il trovatore. Leonora's entrance aria  (05:05)
    10. Il trovatore. The role of Inez  (01:54)
    11. Il trovatore. Count di Luna and his place as Manrico's rival  (05:29)
    12. Il trovatore. Act II: the gypsies' encampment; Azucena's 'Stride la vampa!'  (03:07)
    13. Il trovatore. Azucena continues her story  (03:27)
    14. Il trovatore. Who is Manrico?  (02:17)
    15. Il trovatore. At the convent  (03:34)
    16. Il trovatore. Act II finale  (03:41)
    17. Il trovatore. Act III: Di Luna's soldiers  (03:43)
    18. Il trovatore. Manrico: 'Ah! Sì ben mio'; 'Di quella pira'  (04:31)
    19. Il trovatore. Act IV: Leonora's 'D'amor sull' ali rosee'  (05:15)
    20. Il trovatore. Leonora and Di Luna  (03:11)
    21. Il trovatore. Azucena and Manrico share a prison cell  (02:02)
    22. Il trovatore. Conclusion  (03:35)

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