Aïda (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Performances

Recordings

Celeste Aida (Act I)

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Performer Pages Jacques Pottier (tenor)
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Lucas-coelho (2021/6/13)

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Performer Pages Arturo Toscanini (conductor)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Robert Shaw (chorus director)
Herva Nelli (Aida, soprano)
Eva Gustavson (Amneris, mezzo-soprano)
Richard Tucker (Radames, tenor)
Giuseppe Valdengo (Amonasro, baritone)
Norman Scott (Ramfis, bass)
Denis Harbour (The King of Egypt, bass)
Virginio Assandri (Messenger, tenor)
Teresa Stich-Randall (High Priestess, soprano)
Publisher Info. RCA Victor, 1956. VICS 6113.
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Misc. Notes Recorded on March, 26 and April 2, 1949, at NBC Studio 8-H
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Accompaniments

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Performer Pages Héctor Valls (Piano)
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Triumphal March (Act II)

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Scores

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Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.[1913]. Plate 113954.
Reprinted Aida in Full Score
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Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1879). Plate 46359.
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Publisher. Info. Matmati's Edition, 2013, J.M.E. 85
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Pit-Orchestra

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Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.[1879-1913]. Plate 46359.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A2342.
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On-Stage Band

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Celeste Aida (Act I)

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Uno degli ingressi della città di Tebe (Finale)

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Vocal Scores

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Arranger Franco Faccio (1840-1891), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.[1872]. Plate L.E. 3195.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1879. Plate 3372-3386.
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Arranger Franco Faccio (1840-1891), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.[1872]. Plate 42602.
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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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Stefano (2020/7/18)

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Translator Camille Du Locle (1832-1903)
Charles Nuitter (1828-1899), French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.[1876]. Plate L.E. 3603.
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Misc. Notes First French edition. Different translation from the one published by Leduc. Noteworthy because: "Verdi assisted Nuitter in the preparation of the French translation published in Escudier's piano-vocal score, Plate 3603" (Lawton, The Autograph of Aida and the New Verdi Edition).
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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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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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Translator Camille Du Locle (1832-1903)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands (Aubel)

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Arranger Henri d' Aubel (1830-1899)
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Arranger Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937)
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Aria: Celeste Aida (Act I)

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Arranger Gustav Saenger (1865-1935)
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Triumphal March (Act II)

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For Piano (Knuth)

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Librettos

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General Information

Work Title Aida
Alternative. Title Opera in quattro atti
Name Translations 阿依达; 阿依達; اوبرا عايده; 아이다; אאידה; Aīda; アイーダ; Αΐντα; أوبرا عايدة; Аида; Աիդա; อาอีดา; Аїда; آیدا; აიდა; اىيدا; Аіда; Ayda; od makedonija summ; Այտա
Name Aliases 阿伊達; Aída; أوبرا عايده; عايدة; Aida (Verdi); ไอดา; آئیدا; ایدا; ائیدا
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 185868649; LCCN: n80017867; GND: 300164971; BNF: 13920545w
Composer Verdi, Giuseppe
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGV 1
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, Khedivial Opera House*
Cast, Chorus, Orchestra, Giovanni Bottesini (conductor)
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, orchestra
InstrDetail
Cast
Aida (soprano)
Radamès (tenor)
Amneris (mezzo-soprano)
Amonasro (baritone)
Ramfis (bass)
King of Egypt (bass)
Priestess (soprano)
Messenger (tenor)

Mixed Chorus (SSATTTTBBB)

Priests, priestesses, ministers, captains, soldiers, officials, Ethiopians, slaves and prisoners, Egyptians, animals, chorus

Orchestra

3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, harp, strings

Onstage Instruments

6 Egyptian trumpets, wind band, harp

Off-stage Instruments (From the Underground)

4 trumpets, 4 trombones, bass drum
Related Works Pieces based on 'Aïda'
Discography WP discography
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
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Scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information *According to Crowest's Verdi (1897) the premiere was on 24 January 1871.

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