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Puccini: Tosca / Marton, Wixell, Aragall, Et Al

Puccini / Marton / Wixell / Aragall
Release Date: 06/28/2005 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2837  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ingvar WixellEva MartónGiacomo AragallAlfredo Giacomotti
Conductor:  Daniel Oren
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verona Teatro Arena OrchestraVerona Teatro Arena Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese

Tosca is a story of lust and crime, originally written for Sarah Bernhardt by the French playwright, Victorien Sardou. Puccini’s genius lay in his remarkable ability to transform such a tale into an opera of the highest drama and passion. Tosca was central to Puccini’s career and revealed a new refinement and fluency in his work. Through Tosca, a drama of idealistic young love, Puccini was bidding farewell to young manhood, with melodic style and rousing passion.This production of one of Puccini’s best-loved works from the magnificent Roman amphitheatre in Verona features the outstanding performances of Eva Marton in the title role, with Ingvar Wixell
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Works on This Recording

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ingvar Wixell (Baritone), Eva Martón (Soprano), Giacomo Aragall (Tenor),
Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass)
Conductor:  Daniel Oren
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verona Teatro Arena Orchestra,  Verona Teatro Arena Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 

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