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Verdi: Falstaff / Taddei, Moffo, Serafin, Et Al

Verdi / Taddei / Carteri / Moffo / Alva / Serafin
Release Date: 11/01/2005 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4333  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Maria CanaliAnna MoffoFedora BarbieriGiuseppe Taddei,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Number of Discs: 1 
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This 1956 telecast of Verdi’s comic masterpiece Falstaff presents a rare opportunity to see Giuseppe Taddei in one of his most celebrated roles at the height of his career, and appearing with an equally celebrated cast, some of whom had just sung their roles on Karajan’s first, classic recording of the opera. Scipione Colombo takes the role of Ford, Luigi Alva is Fenton, Anna Moffo sings Nanetta, Fedora Barbieri is Mistress Quickly and Anna Maria Canali performs Meg. The distinguished Tulio Serafin conducts.

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This 1956 telecast of Verdi’s comic masterpiece Falstaff presents a rare opportunity to see Giuseppe Taddei in one of his most celebrated roles at the height of his career, and appearing with an equally celebrated cast, some of whom had just sung their roles on Karajan’s first, classic recording of the opera. Scipione Colombo takes the role of Ford, Luigi Alva is Fenton, Anna Moffo sings Nanetta, Fedora Barbieri is Mistress Quickly and Anna Maria Canali performs Meg. The distinguished Tulio Serafin conducts.

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Works on This Recording

1. Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Moffo (Soprano), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano),
Giuseppe Taddei (Baritone), Scipio Colombo (Baritone), Luigi Alva (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1956 

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