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Donizetti: Gabriella Di Vergy / Francis, Andrew, Et Al


Release Date: 07/01/1998 
Label:  Opera Rara   Catalog #: 3   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Joan DaviesJohn WinfieldChristian Du PlessisLudmilla Andrew,   ... 
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The world premiere of a Donizetti opera! The manuscript for this hitherto unknown work was discovered in a London library. The recording also offers three pieces from Donizetti's earlier version of 1826. 'The singing is of international standard' - Frank Granville-Barker, Records & Recording The world premiere of a Donizetti opera! The manuscript for this hitherto unknown work was discovered in a London library. The recording also offers three pieces from Donizetti's earlier version of 1826. 'The singing is of international standard' - Frank Granville-Barker, Records & Recording Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Gabriella di Vergy by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Joan Davies (Mezzo Soprano), John Winfield (Tenor), Christian Du Plessis (Baritone),
Ludmilla Andrew (Soprano), John Tomlinson (Bass), Maurice Arthur (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Ver: 1838 
2. Gabriella di Vergy: Respiro alfin...A te solo, ognor serbai by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Ver: 1826 
3. Gabriella di Vergy: O istante felice by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano), Eiddwen Harrhy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Notes: Ver: 1826 
4. Gabriella di Vergy: Ah fermate!...Perchè non chiusi al dì by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Eiddwen Harrhy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Notes: Ver: 1826 

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