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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: Rinaldo Pelizzoni (Voice); Antonio Cassinelli (Bass); Aldo Bertocci (Tenor); Gabriella Carturan (Mezzo Soprano); Mario Ortica (Tenor); Silvio Maionica (Bass); Adolfo Cormanni (Voice); Lino Puglisi (Baritone); Marco Stefanoni (Bass); Dino Dondi (Baritone); Enrico Campi (Bass); Leyla Gencer (Soprano); Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (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