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Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Part One

Monday 18 February 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 18 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

Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Nabucco)
Chorus & Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 413 448-2
CD1 track 2

Sinfonia in C
Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milan,
Riccardo Chailly (conductor)
DECCA 473 767-2
CD1 track 1

Leonore's Cavatina (Act 1, Oberto)
Ghena Dimitrova (soprano),
Munic Radio Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)
Orfeo C175991A
CD1 Track 2

Quartet (act 2, Oberto)
Ghena Dimitrova (soprano), Ruza Baldani (mezzo soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (tenor) Rolando Panerai (baritone), Munich Radio Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)
Orfeo C175881A
CD1 track 6

The prophecy (act 3, Nabucco)
Piero Cappuccili (baritone), Ghena Dimitrova (soprano) Kurt Rydl (bass) Chorus and orchestra of Deutsche Opera Berlin, Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)
CD2 tracks 6-11




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