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Donizetti: Belisario [ [Opera Rara: ORC49] Box set, Double CD

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  • Performer: Nicola Alaimo, Joyce El-Khoury, Camilla Roberts, Russell Thomas, Alastair Miles, et al.
  • Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Mark Elder
  • Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
  • Audio CD (4 Nov. 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Box set, Double CD
  • Label: Opera Rara
  • ASIN: B00F8OY2NY
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 150,941 in CDs & Vinyl (See Top 100 in CDs & Vinyl)
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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Sinfonia
  2. Plauso Di Eterna Gloria
  3. Corri, Amica, Voliam Sulla Sponda
  4. Plauso! Voci Di Gioja!
  5. Sin La Tomba È a Me Negata!
  6. Ti Conforta: Dell'eccesso
  7. O Desio Della Vendetta
  8. O Nume Degli Eserciti
  9. Cesare, Hai Vinto: E L'itala Contrada
  10. Liberi Siete...Quando Di Sangue Tinto
  11. Sul Campo Della Gloria
  12. Padre!
  13. Che Mai Sarà?
  14. Sostegni Del Mio Trono, Un Fero Evento
  15. Figlia, Consorte
  16. Ah! Da Chi Son'io Tradito!
  17. Madre Tu Fosti, E Moglie
  18. Sognai...Fra Genti...Barbare...
  19. Ah! Pera L'empio Che Offese Natura...

Disc: 2

  1. Oh Duce! Oh Eccesso Orribile!
  2. Comando Fu Di Cesare
  3. A Si Tremendo Annunzio
  4. Vien La Figlia
  5. Misera Figlia...Irene Addio...Trema Bisanzio
  6. Amici, E Forza Separarci
  7. Se Vederla a Me Non Lice
  8. Ah! Se Potessi Piangere
  9. Dunque Andiam: De' Giorni Miei
  10. Introduzione
  11. Qui Siedi, O Padre, E Le Tue Stanche Membra
  12. Diffondasi Terribile
  13. Impavidi Guerrieri
  14. Fermate! Belisario!
  15. Mi Mancano Gli Accenti
  16. Se Il Figlio/fratel/padre Stringere
  17. Figlio, Partiam: Qui L'aura
  18. Itene Al Campo, E Sia Palese Al Duce
  19. Da Quel Dì Che L'innocente
  20. Vittoria! Vittoria!
  21. Di Pianto, Di Gemiti
  22. Egli È Spento, E Del Perdono

Product description

Product Description

Belisario is, quite simply, one of Donizetti's finest achievements. It proved a triumph on stages throughout the 19th century, yet, incredibly, it is little known today. The libretto, by Salvadore Cammarano (who collaborated with Donizetti on Lucia di Lammermoor), tells the moving and typically complicated story of the 6th century Byzantine general.

Falsely accused by his wife, Antonina (Joyce El-Khoury), of killing their son, he was blinded and exiled as his punishment. Only the recognition by his daughter, Irene (Camilla Roberts), that her father's former captive, Alamiro (Russell Thomas), was her long-lost brother restores Belisario's (Nicola Alaimo) reputation; tragically, too late to save his life.

Recorded in the studio, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Opera Rara's Artistic Director Sir Mark Elder, this two disc set is accompanied by a complete libretto with an English translation alongside an article and synopsis by the eminent 19th-century musical scholar, Jeremy Commons.

Review

I have nothing but praise for Sir Mark Elder's vigorous and sensitive direction. --Gramophone, Dec'13

Everyone and everything combined to make listening a most pleasurable experience. IRR OUTSTANDING --IRR, Jan'14


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