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Macbeth.

Author: Giuseppe Verdi; Birgit Nilsson; Giuseppe Taddei; Thomas Schippers; Accademia di Santa Cecilia.
Publisher: [England] : London, [1965]
Edition/Format:   Music LP : ItalianView all editions and formats
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Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Operas
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppe Verdi; Birgit Nilsson; Giuseppe Taddei; Thomas Schippers; Accademia di Santa Cecilia.
OCLC Number: 4337946
Notes: Opera.
Program notes, synopsis, and libretto with English translation ([28] p. ; ill.)--laid in container.
Performer(s): Birgit Nilsson, soprano; Giuseppe Taddei, baritone; other soloists; Chorus and Orchestra of L'Accademia de Santa Cecilia, Rome; Thomas Schippers, conductor.
Description: 3 audio discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo ; 12 in.
Other Titles: Macbeth.

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Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king.

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