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Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Part Four

Thursday 21 February 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Thursday 21 February 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod looks at some of the personalities who were instrumental in helping Verdi achieve success.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Inno delle nazioni
Nice Opera Chorus, Nice Philharmonic Orchestra, Marcello Panni(conductor)
Real Sound RS 051 0016
CD1 track 1

Simon Boccanegra (reconciliation scene between Doge & Fiesco, Act 3)
Fiesco Nikolai Ghiaurov (bass baritone), Doge Piero Cappuccilli (baritone), Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 449 752-2
CD1 Tracks 9 & 10

Excerpt from Act 2, Otello
Credo in un dio crudel. se inconscia, contro te, sposo, ho peccato
Desdemona Cherul Studer (soprano) Otello Placido Domingo (tenor)
Iago Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Emilia Denyce Graves (mezzo soprano), Chorus & Orchestra of Bastille Opera, Myung-Whun Chung j(conductor)
DG 429 806
CD1 tracks 12 to 16

Act 1, part 1 of Falstaff
Falstaff Bryn Terfel (bass baritone), Bardolfo Anthony Mee, Pistola Anatoli Kotscherga, Dr Cajus Enrico Facini, Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 471 194-2
CD1 tracks 1 to 4




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