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Title: La Forza del Destino
Otros títulos: La Forza del Destino Opera in Four Acts
La Fuerza del Destino Ópera en Cuatro Actos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Giuseppe Verdi; Leontyne Price; Richard Tucker; Robert Merrill; Shirley Verrett; Giorgio Tozzi; Ezio Flagello; Piero de Palma; Giovanni Foiani; Corinna Vozza; Ron Bottcher; Mario Rinaudo; Luciana Marrapese; Romano Truffelli; Camilo Sforza; Vito Jannizzotto; Claudio Piccini; Franco Ruta; RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra and Chorus; Thomas Schippers
Código CDU: Ve.02
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Giuseppe Verdi was to opera in the Italian tradition what Beethoven was to the symphony. When he arrived on the scene some had suggested that effective opera after Rossini was not possible. Verdi, however, took the form to new heights of drama and musical expression. Partisans see him as at least the equal of Wagner, even though his style and musical persona were of an entirely different cast. In the end, both Verdi's popular vein—as heard in the operas Rigoletto, Il trovatore, and La traviata—and his deeper side—found in Aida, Otello, and Falstaff—demonstrate his mastery and far-reaching development of Italian opera. Verdi showed talent by the age of seven and even played organ at a local church. Around this time he was given an old piano, which he quickly learned to play with proficiency. He moved to Busseto in 1823 and began study the following year with Ferdinando Provesi. By age 15 he had become an assistant church organist and had already started composing. Beginning in 1832, he ...


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