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Wagner: I maestri cantori di Norimberga / Toddei, Matacic


Release Date: 03/09/2018 
Label:  Datum   Catalog #: 12310  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Bruna RizzoliCarlo FranziniLuigi InfantinoSilvio Maionica,   ... 
Conductor:  Lovro von Matacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio/Television Symphony Orchestra of Turin
Number of Discs: 4 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An overall glance at the history of opera shows that in many ways, the growth of multinational record companies after the end of the Second World War has had far-reaching effects. Up till then the national singing schools controlled the scene and nothing could have been more logical than for Italian, German, Russian and French singers to perform mainly in their own language. The language an opera was staged in depended on where the opera was being performed. For example: Boris Godunov wasput on in Russian at the Bolshoi, in Italian at the Scala, in French at the Opéra, in German at the Staatsoper in Vienna, in English at Covent Garden and in English or Italian at the Met, depending on which company was performing. This release, Read more despite its 1962 recording, follows that same tradition of singing the presented opera in the language of the country in which it is being performed. In this case, Italian. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Bruna Rizzoli (Soprano), Carlo Franzini (Tenor), Luigi Infantino (Tenor),
Silvio Maionica (Bass), Renzo Gonzales (Bass), Walter Brunelli (Tenor),
Giovanni Ciavola (Bass), Renato Capecchi (Baritone), Vito Susca (Bass),
Boris Christoff (Bass), Giuseppe Taddei (Baritone), Vito Tatone (Tenor),
Ezio De Giorgi (Tenor), Raimondo Botteghelli (Tenor), James Loomis (Bass),
Fernanda Cadoni (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lovro von Matacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio/Television Symphony Orchestra of Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 

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