Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

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Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

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(101 101)



Release date:

28th Nov 2005




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Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Benjamin Luxon (Ulisse), Janet Baker (Penelope), Anne Howells (Minerva) & Robert Lloyd (Nettuno), Vivien Townley (Giunone), Ian Caley (Telemaco), Laureen Livingstone (Amore), David Hughes (Giove), Alexander Oliver (Iro), Ugo Trama (Antinoo), John Fryatt (Pisandro), Bernard Dickerson (Anfinomo), Richard Lewis (Eumete), Virginia Popova (Ericlea), John Wakefield (Eurimaco), Janet Hughes (Melanto), Annabel Hunt (Umana Fragilità)

Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Leppard, stage direction by Sir Peter Hall

Recording Date: 1973
Place of recording: Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Running Time: 176 min
Picture Format: 4:3
Sound Format: PCM Stereo

Language: I
Menu Languages NTSC: D, F, GB, SP
Subtitle Languages NTSC: D, F, GB, I, SP

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BBC Music Magazine

February 2006


“Janet Baker's searing Penelope and Luxon's noble wanderer, in keen rapport with Howells' delightful Minerva, head a magnificent cast. The recording has aged, but acceptably.”

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