Verdi (album)

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Verdi
Bocelli Verdi.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 12, 2000 (2000-09-12)
Recorded2000
Genre
LabelPhilips
Andrea Bocelli chronology
Sacred Arias
(1999)
Verdi
(2000)
Cieli di Toscana
(2001)

Verdi is Andrea Bocelli's seventh studio album and fourth classical album, of Verdi's most famous arias, released in 2000. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta, accompanied Bocelli for the album.[1] The album was certified Gold in the US by the Recording Industry Association of America[2] and in Switzerland by IFPI of Switzerland,[3] Platinum in Canada by the Canadian Recording Industry Association,[4] and Double Platinum in the Netherlands by the Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOperaLength
1."Di quella pira"Il Trovatore3:16
2."Ah sì, ben mio"Il Trovatore3:18
3."La donna è mobile"Rigoletto2:11
4."Di' tu se fedele"Un Ballo In Maschera3:05
5."Ma Se M'e Forza Perderti"Un Ballo In Maschera2:34
6."Ella mi fu rapita!"Rigoletto4:37
7."Possente amor mi chiama"Rigoletto2:57
8."Se quel guerrier io fossi!... Celeste Aida"Aida4:09
9."Lunge da lei... De' miei bollenti spiriti"La Traviata3:39
10."Oh mio rimorso!"La Traviata2:54
11."La mia letizia infondere vorrei"I Lombardi2:07
12."Mercé, diletti amici... Come rugiada al cespite... Dell'esilio nel dol"Ernani6:58
13."Io l'ho perduta... Io la vidi e il suo sorriso"Don Carlo3:50
14."Oh! fede negar potessi... Quando le sere al placido"Luisa Miller5:12
15."La vita è inferno all'infelice"La Forza Del Destino9:50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrea Bocelli, Zubin Mehta To Release CD Of Verdi Arias[permanent dead link], VH1.com, September 2, 2000 article.
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Andrea Bocelli – Verdi". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  3. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Andrea Bocelli; 'Verdi arias')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Andrea Bocelli – Verdi". Music Canada.
  5. ^ "Dutch album certifications – Andrea Bocelli – The Verdi Album" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Enter The Verdi Album in the "Artiest of titel" box.