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Classic Archive™: Celebrating Verdi - Verdi's Legendary Interpreters

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Tito Gobbi
London Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, Orchestre National de L’ORTF
Berislav Klobucar, Arturo Toscanini, Sir Charles Mackerras, Carlo Maria Giulini

Celebrating Verdi brings into focus the greatest interpreters of Giuseppe Verdi’s compositions. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various archives and been made accessible for home viewing audiences uniting appealing and enjoyable performances by legendary artists as Arturo Toscanini, Carlo Maria Giulini, Tito Gobbi and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. This collection presents itself to the wide range of music lovers bearing in remembrance the unforgettable art of interpretation of the golden age. Lovingly restored and digitally remastered the Classic Archive™ series offers a unique glimpse into our classical heritage featuring performances by celebrated artists of the past including complete full-lengths programmes and comprehensive booklet information.


La forza del destino: Overture; I vespri siciliani: Overture; Quattro pezzi sacri: Stabat Mater; Falstaff: Ehi! Taverniere!; Otello: Vanne… – Credo in un Dio crudel… ; Otello: La canzon del Salice – Ave Maria

Facts DVD Blu-ray

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Picture format
NTSC 16:9
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Total running time
58 mins
English, French, German, Italian
Booklet notes
English, French, German
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