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Pizzetti: Assassinio nella Cattedrale / Gavazzeni, Gencer

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>Pizzetti, Ildebrando : Assassinio nella Cattedrale, opera
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Pizzetti, successor to Respighi at the St. Cecilia Academy in Rome, wrote in a style reminiscent both of the Impressionists and of late Reniaissance or early Baroque vocal music. His setting of T.S. Eliot's verse drama 'Murder in the Cathedral' is the best known of his 19 operas. This is a live performance in Milan, 1958.


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>Pizzetti, Ildebrando : Assassinio nella Cattedrale, opera
  • Performers: Aldo Bertocci (Tenor); Enrico Campi (Bass); Gabriella Carturan (Mezzo Soprano); Antonio Cassinelli (Bass); Adolfo Cormanni (Voice); Dino Dondi (Baritone); Leyla Gencer (Soprano); Silvio Maionica (Bass); Mario Ortica (Tenor); Rinaldo Pelizzoni (Voice); Lino Puglisi (Baritone); Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Bass); Marco Stefanoni (Bass); Nicola Zaccaria (Bass)
  • Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
  • Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
  • Running Time: 5 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1957