The Resource Aïda, told by Leontyne Price

Aïda, told by Leontyne Price

Label
Aïda
Title
Aïda
Statement of responsibility
told by Leontyne Price
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Summary
Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1813-1901
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Verdi, Giuseppe
Date time place
Music recorded in July 1970, in Walthamstow Town Hall, London ; spoken word recorded May 1999
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
M1505.V484
LC item number
A54 1999
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Leontyne Price, narrator, soprano ; Joyce Mathis, soprano ; Grace Bumbry, mezzo-soprano ; Placido Domingo, tenor ; Sherrill Milnes, baritone ; Ruggero Raimondi, bass ; John Alldis Choir ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1941-
  • 1912-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Price, Leontyne
  • Mathis, Joyce
  • Bumbry, Grace
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • Milnes, Sherrill
  • Raimondi, Ruggero
  • Leinsdorf, Erich
  • John Alldis Choir
  • London Symphony Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Aïda, told by Leontyne Price
Link
http://uoklahoma.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=090266354320
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The story of Verdi's opera with musical selections ; sung in Italian
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A
  • Messenger came forward to give his report
  • Music:
  • "Ritorna vincitor!" (sung by Aïda)
  • That night, the halls of the temple rang
  • Music:
  • "Possente, possente Ftha ̀(sung by high priestess, priestesses and priests)
  • Music:
  • Sacred dance of the priestesses
  • With Radames gone, time passed slowly for Aïda
  • Music
  • Amneris sat before her mirror
  • Music:
  • "Chi mai fra gl'inni e i plausi" (sung by slaves and Amneris)
  • Yet despite her vanity, she secretly burned with jealously
  • Flags flew, and the entire city gathered to see the grand spectacle
  • Music:
  • Triumphal march
  • The
  • Handsome warrior dismounted and knelt before the royal throne
  • It was the eve of the great wedding
  • Prelude to Act I
  • Music: the
  • Nile by moonlight (prelude to Act III)
  • Aïda sadly watched the moonlit river
  • Music:
  • "O patria mis" (sung by Aïda)
  • Suddenly she heard Radames approach
  • Music:
  • "Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate ... in armi ora si desta il popol nostro ... Padre! a costoro sciava non sono" (sung by Amonasro and Aïda)
  • When Radames finally came, he was breatless with love
  • The
  • Long ago in the faraway land of Ethiopia
  • Treason of Radmanes shocked and infuriated all of Egypt
  • Music:
  • "Radamès, Radamès, Radamès!" (sung by Ramfis, priests and Amneris)
  • "Traitor! traitor!" the High Priest, Ramfis, shouted again and again
  • Music:
  • "La fatal petra sovra me si chiuse ... presago il core della tua condanna ... Vedi? di norte l'angelo ... O terra addio" (sung by Radames, Aïda, priests, priestesses and Amneris
  • Music:
  • "Celeste Aïda" (sung by Radames)
  • Radames was deep in thought
  • Music:
  • Arrival of the Pharoah
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Other control number
  • USBC19606118
  • USBC19901910
  • USBC19901918
  • USBC19901901
  • USBC19901919
  • USBC19901902
  • USBC19901911
  • USBC19901912
  • USBC19606131
  • USBC19901903
  • USBC19901913
  • USBC19901906
  • USBC19901916
  • USBC19901915
  • USBC19901905
  • USBC19901914
  • USBC19901904
  • USBC19901920
  • USBC19901907
  • USBC19901908
  • USBC19901921
  • USBC19901909
  • USBC19901917
Publisher number
090266354320
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)941808402
  • (OCoLC)ocn941808402
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Aïda, told by Leontyne Price
Link
http://uoklahoma.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=090266354320
Publication
Note
The story of Verdi's opera with musical selections ; sung in Italian
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A
  • Messenger came forward to give his report
  • Music:
  • "Ritorna vincitor!" (sung by Aïda)
  • That night, the halls of the temple rang
  • Music:
  • "Possente, possente Ftha ̀(sung by high priestess, priestesses and priests)
  • Music:
  • Sacred dance of the priestesses
  • With Radames gone, time passed slowly for Aïda
  • Music
  • Amneris sat before her mirror
  • Music:
  • "Chi mai fra gl'inni e i plausi" (sung by slaves and Amneris)
  • Yet despite her vanity, she secretly burned with jealously
  • Flags flew, and the entire city gathered to see the grand spectacle
  • Music:
  • Triumphal march
  • The
  • Handsome warrior dismounted and knelt before the royal throne
  • It was the eve of the great wedding
  • Prelude to Act I
  • Music: the
  • Nile by moonlight (prelude to Act III)
  • Aïda sadly watched the moonlit river
  • Music:
  • "O patria mis" (sung by Aïda)
  • Suddenly she heard Radames approach
  • Music:
  • "Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate ... in armi ora si desta il popol nostro ... Padre! a costoro sciava non sono" (sung by Amonasro and Aïda)
  • When Radames finally came, he was breatless with love
  • The
  • Long ago in the faraway land of Ethiopia
  • Treason of Radmanes shocked and infuriated all of Egypt
  • Music:
  • "Radamès, Radamès, Radamès!" (sung by Ramfis, priests and Amneris)
  • "Traitor! traitor!" the High Priest, Ramfis, shouted again and again
  • Music:
  • "La fatal petra sovra me si chiuse ... presago il core della tua condanna ... Vedi? di norte l'angelo ... O terra addio" (sung by Radames, Aïda, priests, priestesses and Amneris
  • Music:
  • "Celeste Aïda" (sung by Radames)
  • Radames was deep in thought
  • Music:
  • Arrival of the Pharoah
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Other control number
  • USBC19606118
  • USBC19901910
  • USBC19901918
  • USBC19901901
  • USBC19901919
  • USBC19901902
  • USBC19901911
  • USBC19901912
  • USBC19606131
  • USBC19901903
  • USBC19901913
  • USBC19901906
  • USBC19901916
  • USBC19901915
  • USBC19901905
  • USBC19901914
  • USBC19901904
  • USBC19901920
  • USBC19901907
  • USBC19901908
  • USBC19901921
  • USBC19901909
  • USBC19901917
Publisher number
090266354320
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)941808402
  • (OCoLC)ocn941808402
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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