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Verdi: Ernani / Pavarotti, Mitchell, Levine

Verdi / Pavarotti / Mitchell / Mooc / Levine
Release Date: 01/08/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001054909  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiSherrill MilnesRuggero RaimondiLeona Mitchell
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra

Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Picture format: NTSC/COLOUR/4:3
Region code: 0 (Worldwide)
Sound formats: PCM Stereo; DTS 5.1; Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish and Chinese

R E V I E W S

"A quartet of major voices was on hand to fill the leading roles... Naturally, they gave fans of sheer vocalism a great deal to cheer about during the evening... Mr. Pavarotti gave a splendid full-throated performance... He was also a sensitive partner in the many ensemble numbers... Miss Mitchell filled the house gloriously... Mr. Milnes was a dominating force... Mr. Raimondi gave his usual solid performance, musically and dramatically... James Levine's conducting had plenty of passion and momentum."
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Works on This Recording

1. Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera, New York 

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