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Verdi

Author: Giuseppe VerdiRonald PickupCarla FracciRenato CastellaniRadiotelevisione italiana.All authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur [distributor], 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This miniseries, filmed in Leningrad, London, Paris, and Verdi's home region of Italy's Po Valley, required more than 100 actors, 1800 extras, and over 4000 costumes. The program gives a complete overview of Verdi's life and is filled with music from the composer's works sung in the original Italian and taken from past rare recordings featuring such opera artists as Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Giuseppe Verdi
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppe Verdi; Ronald Pickup; Carla Fracci; Renato Castellani; Radiotelevisione italiana.; Kultur International Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."
ISBN: 0769712460 9780769712468
OCLC Number: 53895563
Notes: DVD release of the 1983 production.
Credits: Executive producer, Alessandro Altieri ; director and screenplay, Renato Castellani ; dialogue written and directed by Gene Luotto.
Cast: Ronald Pickup (Verdi), Carla Fracci (Guiseppina Strepponi), Giampiero Albertini, Omero Antonutti, Lino Capolicchio, Enzo Cerusico, Eva Christian, Nino Dal Fabbro, Adriana Innocenti, Agla Marsili, Daria Nocolodi, Jan Niklas, Renzo Palmer, Raimondo Penne, Tito Schipa, Jr., Nanni Svampa, Giorgio Trestini, Leopoldo Trieste, Milena Vukotic.
Description: 4 videodiscs (630 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions, aspect ratio 4:3, NTSC; hi-fi Dolby.
Contents: v. 1. Disc 1: Childhood, Barezzi and Milan ; Margherita, tragedy and Nabucco. Disc 2: Patriotism, I Lombardi and Ernani ; Giuseppina, revolution and Rigoletto --
v. 2. Disc 3: Independent Italy, La traviata and Un ballo. Disc 4: Crisis, Otello and Falstaff.
Other Titles: Life of Verdi.
Responsibility: a RAI-Antenne 2, Bavaria, BBC, SVT2, TSS coproduction.

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This miniseries, filmed in Leningrad, London, Paris, and Verdi's home region of Italy's Po Valley, required more than 100 actors, 1800 extras, and over 4000 costumes. The program gives a complete overview of Verdi's life and is filled with music from the composer's works sung in the original Italian and taken from past rare recordings featuring such opera artists as Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, and Birgit Nilsson.

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