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La Forza Del Destino (2000, original release: 1984)


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Published: Long Beach, CA : Pioneer Classics, c2000
Description:  1 videodisc (179 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6306128417,
Language:  Italian

Opera in three acts

At head of title: The Metropolitan Opera

Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, after the play Don Alvaro o la fuerza del sin by Angel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas

Previously released on videocassette by Pioneer Artists in 1986 (PA-88-227)

Originally broadcast by PBS on October 31, 1984 in the Live from the Met series

Introduction and synopsis (1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.) inserted in container

Leontyne Price (Leonora) ; Isola Jones (Preziosilla) ; Giuseppe Giacomini (Don Alvaro) ; Leo Nucci (Don Carlo) ; Enrico Fissore (Fra Melitone) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Padre Guardiano) ; Richard Vernon (Marquis of Calatrava) ; Diane Kesling (Curra) ; Anthony Laciura (Trabuco) ; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor

Videorecording of the March 24, 1984 performance at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, New York City

The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. This tragic story of love, honor and vengence is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice

DVD, Dolby digital stereo

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

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