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Alcina : Giulio Cesare Highlights (1992, original release: 1962)
Series: Grand opera
(Music CD)

Call Number CD/OPERA/HANDEL,G/EXCERPTS

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Published: New York : London, 1992
Series: Grand opera
Description:  3 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  Italian


London: 433-724-2--433-726-2 (on container: 433-723-2)

The 1st work an opera in three acts; 2nd work opera excerpts

Additional title for 2nd work in accompanying booklet: Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Libretto to the 1st work by the composer, adapted from the opera L'isola d'Alcina by Riccardo Broschi (Rome, 1728); libretto to the 2nd work by Nicola Haym

Compact discs

Synopsis in English and libretto in Italian with English translations (54 p.) inserted in container

In the 1st work: Joan Sutherland ; Teresa Berganza ; Monica Sinclair ; Luigi Alva ; Graziella Sciutti ; Mirella Freni ; Ezio Flagello ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Richard Bonynge, conductor. In the 2nd work: Joan Sutherland ; Margreta Elkins ; Marilyn Horne ; Monica Sinclair ; Richard Conrad ; New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Richard Bonynge, conductor

Recorded: Walthamstow, March-April 1962 (1st work) ; Decca studio no. 3, West Hampstead, July 1963 (2nd work)

Sung in Italian



Giulio Cesare in Egitto. Priva son d'ogni conforto -- Tu la mia stella sei -- Va tacito e nascosto -- V'adoro, pupille --Si spietata, il tuo rigore -- Venere bella -- Se pietà di me non senti -- Piangerò la sorte mia -- Aure, deh, per pietà -- Sperai né m'ingannai -- Da tempeste il legno infranto

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