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DONIZETTI, G.: Lucrezia Borgia [Opera] (Theodossiou, De Biasio, Iori, Bergamo Musica Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Severini)

    

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DONIZETTI, G.: Lucrezia Borgia [Opera] (Theodossiou, De Biasio, Iori, Bergamo Musica Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Severini)

Based on Victor Hugo’s most sensational play, Lucrèce Borgia, a scandalous tale of murder, torture, incest, homosexuality, drunkenness and orgies, Donizetti’s opera is one of the great masterpieces of Italian bel canto repertoire. While omitting some of its more excessive elements, the libretto by Felice Romani inspired Donizetti to compose superb arias, duets, ensembles and choruses, bringing each act to a stirring conclusion. Brimming with high drama and pathos, this production stars Greek diva Dimitra Theodossiou in the infamous title rôle, praised for her stupendous acting and singing as England’s Queen Elizabeth I in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux (Naxos CD 8.660222–23 / DVD 2.110232).



Disc 1

Donizetti, Gaetano
Romani, Felice, lyricist(s)

  Lucrezia Borgia
1.   Prologue: Preludio 00:02:03
2.   Prologue: Bella Venezia! (Gazella, Petrucci, Orsini, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Chorus, Gennaro) 00:02:42
3.   Prologue: Nella fatal di Rimini (Orsini, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Chorus) 00:04:26
4.   Prologue: Senti! La danza invitaci (Chorus, Orsini, Petrucci, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Gazella) 00:02:58
5.   Prologue: Tranquillo ei posa (Lucrezia, Gubetta) 00:05:00
6.   Prologue: Com'e bello! quale incanto (Lucrezia, Don Alfonso, Rustighello) 00:03:03
7.   Prologue: Mentre geme il cor sommerso (Lucrezia) 00:03:26
8.   Prologue: Cieli! Che vegg'io (Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:02:50
9.   Prologue: Di pescatore ignobile (Gennaro, Lucrezia) 00:03:45
10.   Prologue: Ama tua madre, e tenero (Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:03:21
11.   Prologue: Gente appressa. Io ti lascio (Lucrezia, Gennaro, Orsini, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Petrucci, Gazella, Chorus) 00:01:28
12.   Prologue: Maffio Orsini, signora, son io (Orsini, Vitellozzo, Liverotto, Petrucci, Lucrezia, Gennaro, Gazella, Chorus) 00:05:33
13.   Act I Scene 1: Del veneto corteggio (Don Alfonso, Rustighello, Chorus) 00:02:43
14.   Act I Scene 1: Vieni, la mia vendetta (Don Alfonso, Rustighello) 00:01:51
15.   Act I Scene 1: Qualunque sia l'evento (Don Alfonso, Rustighello) 00:03:03
16.   Act I Scene 1: Addio, Gennaro (Orsini, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Petrucci, Gazella, Gennaro, Gubetta) 00:03:02
17.   Act I Scene 1: Qui che fai (Rustighello, Astolfo, Chorus) 00:01:30
18.   Act I Scene 1: Non far motto, parti, sgombra (Chorus, Rustighello, Astolfo) 00:03:07


Disc 2

Donizetti, Gaetano
Romani, Felice, lyricist(s)

  Lucrezia Borgia
1.   Act I Scene 2: Tutto eseguisti (Don Alfonso, Rustighello, An Usher) 00:01:40
2.   Act I Scene 2: Cosi turbata (Don Alfonso, Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:04:22
3.   Act I Scene 2: Soli noi siamo (Don Alfonso, Lucrezia) 00:05:13
4.   Act I Scene 2: Oh! A te bada, a te stesso pon mente (Lucrezia, Don Alfonso) 00:03:13
5.   Act I Scene 2: Trafitto tosto ei sia (Don Alfonso, Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:04:16
6.   Act I Scene 2: Guai se ti sfugge un moto (Don Alfonso, Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:02:31
7.   Act I Scene 2: Or via: mesciamo! (Don Alfonso, Gennaro, Lucrezia) 00:04:36
8.   Act II: Rischiarata e la finestra (Chorus, Rustighello) 00:04:41
9.   Act II: Sei tu … Son io (Gennaro, Orsini, Chorus, Rustighello) 00:03:12
10.   Act II: Onde a lei ti mostri grato (Orsini, Gennaro) 00:03:29
11.   Act II: Sia qual vuolsi il tuo destino (Gennaro, Orsini, Rustighello, Chorus) 00:02:55
12.   Act II: Stolti! Ei corre alla Negroni (Rustighello, Chorus) 00:01:59
13.   Act II: Viva il Madera! Viva! Viva! (Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Gazella, Petrucci, Orsini) 00:03:09
14.   Act II: Ebbri son gia (Gubetta, Gennaro, Orsini, Chorus, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Petrucci, Gazella) 00:02:29
15.   Act II: Pace, pace per ora! (Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Orsini, Gennaro, Gubetta, Petrucci, Gazella, A Cupbearer) 00:01:39
16.   Act II: Il segreto per esser felici (Orsini, Gazella, Liverotto, Petrucci, Vitellozzo, A Voice within, Chorus, Gennaro) 00:04:00
17.   Act II: La gioia de' profani (Chorus, Orsini, Gennaro, Liverotto, Vitellozzo, Petrucci, Gazella, Lucrezia) 00:04:11
18.   Act II: Tu pur qui non sei fuggito (Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:04:04
19.   Act II: M'odi, ah m'odi (Lucrezia, Gennaro) 00:04:51
20.   Act II: Ah! … Madre se ognor lontano (Gennaro, Lucrezia, Don Alfonso, Chorus) 00:04:17
21.   Act II: Era desso il figlio mio (Lucrezia, Chorus) 00:05:52

Total Playing Time: 02:12:30






Composer(s):
Donizetti, Gaetano

Lyricist(s):
Romani, Felice

Conductor(s):
Severini, Tiziano

Orchestra(s):
Bergamo Musica Festival Orchestra

Choir(s):
Bergamo Musica Festival Chorus

Artist(s):
Albani, Luigi; Biasio, Roberto de; Corna, Mauro; Dall'Amico, Luca; Giorgele, Dario; Iori, Enrico Giuseppe; Manfrin, Giovanni; Palacios, Nidia; Paola, Giuseppe di; Scarpellini, Livio; Theodossiou, Dimitra

Label: Naxos

Series: Opera Classics

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.660257-58

Barcode: 730099025775

Physical Release: 01/2010

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