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Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila / Davis, Vickers, Verrett

Saint-saens / Vickers / Davis
Release Date: 12/20/2005 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2288  
Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Jon VickersShirley VerrettJohn Tomlinson
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila has all the ingredients for popular success. The subject, based on Chapter 16 of the Book of Judges, is well known and lends itself to spectacular presentation, not least in the final scene as the blinded Samson summons his strength to bring down the pillars of the temple. Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila has all the ingredients for popular success. The subject, based on Chapter 16 of the Book of Judges, is well known and lends itself to spectacular presentation, not least in the final scene as the blinded Samson summons his strength to bring down the pillars of the temple. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Tenor), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), John Tomlinson (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 

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