Verdi: Requiem

C Major: 725504

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Verdi: Requiem

Label:

C Major

Catalogue No:

725504

Discs:

1

Release date:

23rd Sept 2013

Barcode:

0814337012557

Medium:

Blu-ray

Region:

all
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Verdi: Requiem

Recorded at Teatro Farnese/Verdi Festival Parma, October 2011


Blu-ray

$44.25

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Conducter Yuri Termirkanov has appeared with leading orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, London Philharmonic and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

This Requiem fields an outstanding cast of singers, all with glittering international careers.

Fantastic 52 minutes Bonus: Verdi´s Backyard

The documentary introduces us to Verdi’s beautiful “homeland”, the region of Parma.From the little village called Le Roncole in the vicinity of Parma, where Verdi was born, to the estate close to Parma, where Verdi – despite the great triumphs he celebrated in Milan, Venice, Naples and other major cities – always came back to and chose to spend most of his life. We get to know how Verdi “lives on” in the region and has even formed the area – from the everyday life of a simple peasant to the life of one of the biggest opera stars in the world, Leo Nucci, who is a regular guest at the Verdi Festival in Parma.

Running Time Total: 147 Minutes

Oratorio: 95 Minutes

Bonus: 52 Minutes

Picture 16:9, HD

BD: DTS-HD MA 5.1, PCM 2.0

Subtitles Italian (original language), English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese

Bonus: English, Italian

MusicWeb International

13th February 2014

“The soloists are all very satisfactory but the performance, whilst precise, is not urgent and indeed seems a bit slow.”

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