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La Traviata with CD (Audio) (Black Dog Opera Library)by Daniel S Brink
Synopses & Reviews
The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time.
Finally available again, and packaged with gorgeous new covers, each book in the library includes the complete opera on 2 CDs, featuring world-class performances and orchestras; the complete libretto, plus its English translation; an exciting history of the opera; a biography of the composer; a synopsis of the story, broken down by act and scene; and dozens of photographs and drawings depicting performances, singers, sets, costumes, and more.
La Traviata featuring Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, and Rolando Panerai, with Aldo Ceccato conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
La Bohème featuring Nicolai Gedda and Mirella Freni, with Thomas Schippers conducting the Orchestro e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; The Marriage of Figaro featuring Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Heather Harper, Judith Blegen, Geraint Evans, Teresa Berganza, and Birgit Finnilä, with Daniel Barenboim conducting the English Chamber Orchestra. Carmen featuring Grace Bumbry, Jon Vickers, Mirella Freni, and Kostas Paskalis, with Rafael Fru¨beck de Burgos conducting the Orchestra of the Théâtre National de l'Opéra.
Listen. Enjoy. Learn.
The Black Dog Opera Library is an extraordinary marriage of music and words in a popularly priced package. Each book includes the complete opera on two CDs, the complete libretto with annotations, a critical historical commentary and full colour photographs of performances.
The Black Dog Opera Library presents Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata. A marriage of music and the written word in the most complete and popularly priced package yet produced, each of these sets includes a complete opera on two Angel/EMI compact discs, accompanied by the complete libretto in its original language and English translation with annotated commentary. Full-color photographs illustrate the history of the operas, and an entertaining text discusses the musical heritage of the composers, the music and the performances.
About the Author
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian Romantic composer primarily known for his operas.
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