Donizetti: Il giovedě grasso ()

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Donizetti wrote this one-act comedy, Il giovedě grasso (Fat Thursday), early in his career, in 1829, and while it contains no blockbuster arias or ensembles, it's entirely enjoyable and an excellent demonstration of the composer's comic sensibility. The stock characters of Italian comedy are strongly drawn and, lasting just an hour, the music and drama never lag. The recording, taken from a live 1961 performance in Lugano, features a fine cast that makes the most of the score's humor. Soprano Bruna Rizzoli as Nina and ...

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Donizetti: Il giovedě grasso
2007, Opera D'Oro

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