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Donizetti: L'elisir D'amore / Murphy, Groves

Donizetti / Murphy / Zamojska / Groves / Naouri
Release Date: 11/11/2008 
Label:  Bel Air Classiques   Catalog #: 40  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Aleksandra ZamojskaLaurent NaouriPaul GrovesHeidi Grant Murphy,   ... 
Conductor:  Edward Gardner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera ChorusParis Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

L'elisir d'amore is a melodrama giocoso in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. Felice Romani wrote the Italian libretto after Eugène Scribe's libretto for Daniel-François Esprit Auber's Le philtre (1831). The premiere was at the Teatro della Canobbiana, Milan on May 12, 1832. L'elisir d'amore is one of the most frequently performed of all Donizetti's operas. It appears as number twenty on Opera America's list of the 20 most-performed operas in North America. It contains the popular aria 'Una furtiva lagrima,' one of the most famous and often-recited arias in all of opera.

Stage Director: Laurent Pelly

Subtitles: Français, English, Deutsch, Español
Sound: Pcm
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Works on This Recording

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L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Aleksandra Zamojska (Soprano), Laurent Naouri (Baritone), Paul Groves (Tenor),
Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Ambrogio Maestri (Baritone)
Conductor:  Edward Gardner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Chorus,  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2006 

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