Il corsaroby Giuseppe Verdi Performer:
Angeles Gulin (Soprano),
Renato Bruson (Baritone),
Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano),
Giorgio Lamberti (Tenor)
Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra,
Venice Teatro la Fenice Chorus
Period: Romantic Written: 1848; Italy Date of Recording: 1971 Venue: Live Venice Language: Italian
Il Corsaro: Act One: Introduction; Come liberi volano i venti
Il Corsaro: Act One: Tutto perea sorridere
Il Corsaro: Act One: Della brezza col favore
Il Corsaro: Act One: Egli non riede ancora!?
Il Corsaro: Act One: È pur tristo, Medora, il canto tuo!
Il Corsaro: Act One: Tornerai, ma forse spenta
Il Corsaro: Act Two: Di vesti seriche, di recche gemme
Il Corsaro: Act Two: Vola talor dal carcere
Il Corsaro: Act Two: Seide celebra con gioia e festa
Il Corsaro: Act Two: O prodi miei, sorgete
Il Corsaro: Act Two: Giunge un Dervis fuggito alle catene
Il Corsaro: Act Two: Prode invero rapitore di donne sei tu!
Il Corsaro: Act Two: Signor, trafitti giacciono
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Alfin questo corsaro è mio prigione!
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Ma pria togliam dall'anima
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Eccola!? fingasi
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Prelude; Eccomi prigioniero!
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Ei dorme? Eppur nel pianto
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Schiava son io, corsaro!
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Ah ch'io vivo!? La terra, il ciel m'aborrino
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Voi tacete? Io non oso interrogarvi
Il Corsaro: Act Three: Or contenta morrò!? Che di' tu mai?
Il Corsaro: Act Three: O mio Corrado, appressati
Average Customer Review: ( 2 Customer Reviews )
Stunning !December 31, 2015By Joseph Erdeljac (West Chester, PA)See All My Reviews"Not being familiar with this Verdi little known opera I did not know what to expect. I was blown away by this powerful performance recorded live in Frankfurt in 1971. The cast are all in top vocal condition and sing their respective roles with great expression and vigor. This being Verdi's twelfth opera out of 27 written in 1848 it is still in the early style which he later outgrew but returned to with Il Trovatore. The set musical pieces are not only beautiful in turn but also extremely exciting and expertly sung. The tenor role is reminiscent of Manrico in Il Trovatore with a cabaletta to match. All roles are in the competent hands of and there is no a dull moment as is attested to by the excitement of the audience. The sound is excellent for a live performance and everything is very present. It makes me wonder why this gem fell out of favor. Do not miss this performance."Report Abuse
very niceAugust 1, 2013By See All My Reviews"With such a beautiful music I do not understand why is presented more frequently. Melodrama? What opera is not."Report Abuse