Aïda (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Aria: "Celeste Aida" (Act I)

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Alain.jacques (2013/4/16)

Performer Pages Jacques Pottier (tenor)
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Misc. Notes rec. 2010
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Reccmo (2012/1/15)

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Publisher Info. Jürgen Knuth
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Daphnis (2009/10/17)

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Daphnis (2009/10/17)

Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.[1913].
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Aria: "Ritorna Vincitor!" (Act I)

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Jawher (2014/1/22)

Editor Jawher Matmati
Publisher. Info. Matmati's Edition, 2013, J.M.E. 85
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Abadzhiev (2013/6/3)

Editor Ivo Abadzhiev
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Misc. Notes Bass clarinet is used in Act IV only
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Vocal Scores

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Carolus (2015/8/22)

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Carolus (2015/8/22)

Arranger Franco Faccio (1840-1891), piano reduction
Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.[1872]. Plate L.E. 3195.
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Carolus (2015/8/22)

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Carolus (2015/8/22)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1879. Plate 3372-3386.
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Sallen112 (2016/7/29)

Arranger Franco Faccio (1840-1891), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.[1872]. Plate 42602.
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Brescianello (2007/7/6)

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Carolus (2009/4/14)

Language Italian / English
Translator Mrs. G.G. Laurence, English text
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1897. Plate 13573.
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Misc. Notes #09436 includes Introduction by William James Henderson (1855-1937).
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Alaric (2009/4/14)

Language French
Translator Camille Du Locle (1832-1903)
Charles Nuitter (1828-1899), French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, n.d.(ca.1885). Plate A.L. 7003.
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Misc. Notes 1. From Archives de la Ville de Bruxelles. Includes scenic directions (in French)
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Fynnjamin (2011/2/10)

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Fynnjamin (2011/2/10)

Language (Danish) / German
Translator Julius Schanz (1828-1902), German text
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock, n.d.(ca.1890).
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Misc. Notes High-resolution color scan, facing pages. The Danish translation is handwritten above the German. This copy seems to have been the director's score for a Danish production, and includes numerous annotations and sketches, some colour-painted, for set and costume designs.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Rivetta)

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Caprotti (2013/4/5)

Arranger Luigi Rivetta (1838-1891)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1872). Plate 42486.
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For 2 Pianos (Pierné)

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Aldona Jones (2008/9/24)

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Aldona Jones (2008/9/24)

Arranger Gabriel Pierné (1863–1937)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate A.L. 7158.
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Triumphal March (Act II)

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Masahiro Komuro (2015/3/5)

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Masahiro Komuro (2015/3/5)

Arranger Masahiro Komuro
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See: The Ditson Trio Album by Karl Rissland


For Organ (Shelley)

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Vinicio (2007/6/8)

Arranger Harry Rowe Shelley (1858–1947)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1885. Plate 3913.
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For Organ (Sperati)

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Vinicio (2007/6/8)

Arranger Paolo Sperati (1821–1884)
Publisher. Info. Milan: D. Vismara, n.d.(19th cent.). Plate 7242
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For Piano solo (Knuth)

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Reccmo (2012/1/15)

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Reccmo (2012/2/12)

Publisher. Info. Altena: Jürgen Knuth
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d. Plate 43825.
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General Information

Work Title Aïda
Alternative. Title Opera in quattro atti
Composer Verdi, Giuseppe
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 Acts
  • Atto I
Scena 1: Sala nel palazzo del Re a Menfi
Scena 2: Interno del tempio di Vulcano a Menfi
  • Atto II
Scena 1: Una sala nell'appartamento di Amneris
Scena 2: Uno degli ingressi della città di Tebe
  • Atto III
Le rive del Nilo
  • Atto IV
Scena 1: Sala nel palazzo del Re
Scena 2: L'interno del tempio di Vulcano e la tomba di Radamès
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870–71
First Performance. 1871-12-24 in Cairo. Opera
First Publication. 1872
Librettist Antonio Ghislanzoni (1824–1893)
after a scenario by Auguste Mariette (1821–1881)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus and orchestra
Cast
Aida (soprano)
Radamès (tenor)
Amneris (mezzo-soprano)
Amonasro (baritone)
Ramfis (bass)
King of Egypt (bass)
Priestess (soprano)
Messenger (tenor)
Chorus (SSATTTTBBB)
Sacerdoti, Sacerdotesse, Ministri, Soldati, Capitani,
Funzionari, Schiavi e Prigioneri etiopi, Popolo egizio, etc.
Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, strings
Onstage Instruments
harp, band
Related Works Pieces based on 'Aïda'
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Synopsis (English)
Libretto (original language)
Aria-database.com
Aïda - scores at Sheet Music Plus


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