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Title
Giovanna d'Arco
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901
Librettist
Temistocle Solera
Performer
Montserrat Caballé 1933-2018 (sopraan) Plácido Domingo 1941- (tenor) Sherrill Milnes 1935- (bariton) Keith Erwen  (tenor) Robert Lloyd  (bas) Ambrosian Opera Chorus London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
James Levine 1943-2021
Publisher
EMI Classics, 1998
2 cd's + boekje
Recording date
1972
Playing time
02:48:00
Note
Digital remastering
EAN
0077776322629
CDR
DCX0828
Placing suggestion
32 - Opera (NBLC) K5 - Opera, operette en andere theatermuziek met vocale inbreng (Flemish music schema)

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About Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈverdi]; 9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian composer best known for his operas. He was born near Busseto to a provincial family of moderate means, receiving a musical education with the help of a local patron. Verdi came to dominate the Italian opera scene after the era of Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, and Vincenzo Bellini, whose works significantly influenced him.

In his early operas, Verdi demonstrated a sympathy with the Risorgimento movement which sought the unification of Italy. He also participated briefly as an elected politician. The chorus "Va, pensiero" from his early opera Nabucco (1842), and similar choruses in later operas, were much in the spirit of the unification movement, and the composer himself became esteemed as a representative of t…Read more on Wikipedia

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