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EMI Classics celebrates Plácido Domingo's illustrious 50 years on stage with this exciting 4-CD set replete with extension liner notes, artist testimonials, and a career time-line illustrated with rare production and photo shoot images. Beautifully packaged in a double-tall hardcover book, each CD is programmed thematically to highlight the multiple facets of Domingo's career

The subtitle of Viva Domingo!, "Celebrating Plácido Domingo's 50 years as opera's leading man," might sound like hyperbole, but it is virtually indisputable. No other tenor of his generation has had such an long-lived career (from 1959 to 2010, the date of the last recording in this collection) or the versatility to excel in such diverse repertoire, from Handel and Mozart on through nineteenth century French, Italian, Russian, and German opera (and operetta), to twentieth and twenty-first century works like Ginastera's twelve-tone Don Rodrigo, Tan Dun's The First Emperor, and Daniel Catàn's 2010 Il Postino. The collection from EMI's archives is organized into four categories, with one disc devoted to each: The Heroic Domingo, The Romantic Domingo, The Great Duets, and Latin Songs. This generous assortment offers a broad survey of highlights from the tenor's career, including one performance as a baritone, Là ci darem la mano. (There are no recordings of the baritone roles from late in Domingo's career, including the title roles in Simon Boccanegra and Rigoletto.) The duet disc includes such luminaries as Renata Scotto, Mirella Freni, Montserrat Caballé, Deborah Voight, Sherrill Milnes, and Thomas Hampson. EMI's mastering is very fine, so there is little variability in sound quality between recordings from the 1960s and the 2010s. The beautifully produced set includes a valuable chronology of the date and place of Domingo's first performances in his many operatic roles.

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