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Puccini: Manon Lescaut / Gardiner, Nitescu

Puccini / Nitescu / Denniston
Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4203  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Adina NitescuPaolo MontarsoloAntonello PalombiPatrick Denniston,   ... 
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Manon Lescaut, Puccini's first major success, is a work of impassioned emotions based on the 18th-century novel by Abbé Prévost, depicting the doomed infatuation of Chevalier des Grieux for beautiful, fun-loving Manon. Puccini clothes the story in warmly passionate music that makes a direct appeal to the listener's emotions. Featuring Patrick Denniston, Adina Nites Cu, Roberto De Candia and more.

Region: 1
Running Time: 126 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3 full screen
Color: Color
Subtitles: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian
Manon Lescaut, Puccini's first major success, is a work of impassioned emotions based on the 18th-century novel by Abbé Prévost, depicting the doomed infatuation of Chevalier des Grieux for beautiful, fun-loving Manon. Puccini clothes the story in warmly passionate music that makes a direct appeal to the listener's emotions. Featuring Patrick Denniston, Adina Nites Cu, Roberto De Candia and more.

Region: 1
Running Time: 126 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3 full screen
Color: Color
Subtitles: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian
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Works on This Recording

1. Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Adina Nitescu (Soprano), Paolo Montarsolo (Bass), Antonello Palombi (Tenor),
Patrick Denniston (Tenor), Roberto De Candia (Baritone)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 

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