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Opera Explained - An Introdution to Verdi: Il trovatore

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>Smillie, Thomson : An Introduction to Verdi's 'Il trovatore", narration with musical examples
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This series introduces, in words and music, the plot and background of major operas. 'Il Trovatore' has been ruthlessly parodied. It is a tale of murder and mayhem, burned babies, roasted hags, would-be nuns, strilling minstrels and bad baritones. And indeed the libretto does call for a willing suspension of disbelief. The reward is in the music, a score as prodigally melodic as only the mature Verdi could write.



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>Smillie, Thomson : An Introduction to Verdi's 'Il trovatore", narration with musical examples
  • Performers: Zsuzsa Csonka (Soprano); Maurizio Frusoni (Tenor); Franco Grandis (Voice); Daniela Longhi (Soprano); József Mukk; Roberto Servile (Baritone); Irina Tschistiakova (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Will Humburg
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary