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Monteverdi: Il Ritorno D'ulisse In Patria / Baker, Luxon, Leppard

Monteverdi / Luxon / Baker / Gbc / Lpo / Leppard
Release Date: 01/17/2006 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 101101  
Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Patricia GreigBenjamin LuxonIan CaleyDame Janet Baker,   ... 
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

From the Glyndebourne Festival Opera 1973
Stage Direction by RAYMOND LEPPARD

Sound Format: PCM Stereo
Picture Format: 4:3
Region Code: 0 worldwide
Menu Languages: German, French, English, Spanish
Subtitle Languages: German, French, English, Spanish, Italian
Running Time: 176 min

* Based on the Greek legend of Ulysses and his return to Ithaca after years at the Trojans wars, the opera "Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria" is one of the earliest opera of its kind ever written.

* Monteverdi's music is of transcendental beauty. He took what had previously been rather monotonous, one-dimensional music drama and enriched it with emotion, excitement and
Read more expression, captured perfectly in this production.

* This seminal 1973 production is directed by Raymond Leppard at the National Theatre. The terrific cast and crew, particularly the outstanding Janet Baker with her "richly expressive voice and dramatic talents, perfectly suited to singing opera", stage an impassioned production that is accentuated by the gorgeous visual design. An important addition to any collection.
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Works on This Recording

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Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Patricia Greig (Soprano), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone), Ian Caley (Tenor),
Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Anne Howells (Mezzo Soprano), Brian Burrows (Tenor),
Annabel Hunt (Alto)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1640; Venice, Italy 

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