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Mario Lanza sings Celeste Aida (Verdi)

American tenor and Hollywood star with Italian origin, Mario Lanza sings Celeste Aida, a romanza from the first act of the opera Aida, by Giuseppe Verdi. From The Great Caruso, the 1951 biographical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Mario Lanza as Enrico Caruso.
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Triumphal March from Aida (Verdi)

Perhaps the best-known triumphal march: from the the second act of Giuseppe Verdi‘s 1871 grand opera, Aida (sometimes spelled Aïda). This great opera was commissioned by and first performed at Cairo’s Khedivial Opera House (which was built on the orders of the Khedive Ismail to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal) on 24 December 1871; Giovanni Bottesini conducted after Verdi himself withdrew.
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Verdi – Triumfmarch (Triumphal march)

Many composers have written a triumphal march, but maybe the best known one is from the the second act of Giuseppe Verdi’s 1871 grand opera, Aida (sometimes spelled Aïda). Here it is performed by Medlemmer af Den Kongelige Danske Livgardes orkester (Members of the Royal Danish Lifeguards orchestra) and DR Koncertkoret (Danmarks Radio concert choir). Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
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