La Traviata (Wolf Trap Festival)

La Traviata (Wolf Trap Festival)

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Opera great Beverly Sills performs as Violetta in the popular opera La Traviata. The opera is performed in Italian, but English subtitles are provided.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/18/2001
UPC: 0089948420798
Original Release: 1976
Source: Video Artists Int'l
Region Code: 0
Sound: [monaural]
Time: 2:15:00
Sales rank: 30,291

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Song Selections
1. Opening and Introduction to Act I: Act I [6:23]
2. Prelude [3:38]
3. Dell'invito trascorsa è già l'ora [5:07]
4. Libiamo, libiamo ne' lieti calici [5:55]
5. Un di felice, eterea mi balenaste innante [6:43]
6. È strano!...Ah, fors'è lui che l'anima [4:40]
7. Follie!...Sempre libera [4:47]
8. Introduction to Act II: Act II [2:05]
9. Lunge da lei...De' miei bollenti spiriti [5:29]
10. Madamigella Valéry? -- Son io [9:46]
11. Dite alla giovine [10:13]
12. Dammi tu forza, o cielo!...Amami, Alfredo [6:09]
13. Di Provenza il mar, il suol [5:37]
14. Introduction to Act III: Act III [1:08]
15. Avrem lieta di maschere la notte...Noi siamo zingarelle [7:38]
16. Qui desiata giungi [6:20]
17. Ogni suo aver tal femmina...Di sprezzo degno sè stesso rende [8:13]
18. Introduction to Act IV: Act IV [1:41]
19. Prelude [3:36]
20. Annina? -- Commandate? [4:20]
21. "Teneste la promessa."..Addio del passato bei sogni [7:24]
22. Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremo [8:00]
23. Ah, Violetta! -- Voi, signor! [7:09]
24. Closing credits [2:56]

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La Traviata (Wolf Trap Festival) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Beverly Sills has always been one of my favorite singers. I think she has been badly underrated and underrecorded. Watching her Violetta at this live Wolf Trap show should convince anyone. She gets so much emotion into her voice and face. Tenor Henry Price has a very light voice, but he also sings with emotion and acts well. Richard Fredricks plays Germont pere very well. Sills' frequent accompanist Julius Rudel leads the orchestra with feeling in this beautiful music. Sills gives a 2-minute description of the opera at the beginning. The subtitles can't be turned off. The sound and picture are very good, but there's a hiss like cassettes have.