Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)

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Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901 : Italy) Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi Ensemble: Parma Royal Theatre Orchestra Soloists: Vittorio Grigolo Record label: Sony Classical Catalogue ID: 8869 1931752

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901 : Italy) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Orchestra & Chorus of La Scala, Milan Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4134482

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Anvil Chorus Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901 : Italy) Conductor: Carl Davis Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMCD 53

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La Traviata - Prelude to Act I Giuseppe Verdi Conductor: Carlo Rizzi Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4775936

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901 : Italy) Conductor: Jesus Lopez Cobos Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir Record label: LPO Live Catalogue ID: LPO 0048

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