Orfeo ed Euridice (Glyndebourne Festival Opera)

Orfeo ed Euridice (Glyndebourne Festival Opera)

Director: Peter Hall Cast: Janet Baker, Elisabeth Gale, Elisabeth Speiser


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Librettist Ranieri de' Calzabigi and composer Christoph Gluck co-crafted the opera Orfeo ed Eurydice, adapting the basic narrative from the mythical legend that recounts Orpheus's rescue of his bride, Eurydice, from the underworld. This filmed record of the 1982 production of Orfeo, as staged at The Glyndebourne Festival Opera, features a woman - the legendary Dame Janet Baker - in the male role of Orpheus, in a performance that many consider the pinnacle of her long and illustrious career. Elisabeth Baker co-stars as Eurydice; the production features musical accompaniment by The Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and The London Philharmonic Orchestra, as conducted by Raymond Leppard.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/27/2004
UPC: 0032031210097
Original Release: 1982
Rating: NR
Source: Kultur Video
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 2:04:00
Sales rank: 34,802

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Janet Baker's Introduction [3:12]
2. Overture [3:14]
3. Ah, Se Intorno a Quest'urna Funestra [9:08]
4. Chiamo Il Mio Ben Così [6:56]
5. Numi! Barbari Numi [4:08]
6. Gli Sguardi Trattieni [8:22]
7. Chi Mai Dell'Erebo [4:06]
8. Deh! Placatevi Con Me [6:52]
9. Ballet [4:03]
10. (The Elysian Fields) [10:03]
11. Quest' Asilo Dolce E Beato [3:15]
12. Che Puro Ciel, Che Chiaro Sol [5:57]
13. Vieni A' Regni Del Riposo [8:23]
14. Vieni, Segui I Miei Passi [3:45]
15. Sù! Sù E Mi Segui, O Cara [5:01]
16. Che Fiero Momento [6:31]
17. Che Farò Senza Euridice? [7:28]
18. (The Temple of Love) [11:26]
19. Divo Amore [10:51]
20. Credits [:57]

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