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Francesca da Rimini

Francesca da Rimini / [music by] Riccardo Zandonai ; a production of RAI Trade ; director for TV and video, Michelangelo Rossi.
Zandonai, Riccardo, 1883-1944.
Germany : Arthaus Musik, [2009], ©2009.

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Additional Authors
  • Rossi, Michelangelo.
  • Dessì, Daniela.
  • Armiliato, Fabio.
  • Nicotra, Giacinta.
  • Mastromarino, Alberto.
  • Barbacini, Maurizio.
  • Ricordi, Tito.
  • D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938.
  • Coro lirico marchigiano "Vincenzo Bellini."
  • Orchestra filarmonica marchigiana.
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
  • Rai Trade (Firm)
1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
The story focuses on the tragic romance between the dwarf Paolo and the beautiful Francesca. Although married to Paolo's brother Gianciotto, Francesca continues to rendezvous with her sweetheart. One of their cozy tete-a-tetes is witnessed by a malevolent court jester, who has long been seeking an excuse to get even with Paolo over an imagined slight. In traditional fashion, practically everybody dies horribly at the end.
  • Title from container.
  • Libretto by Tito Ricordi, based on the play by Gabriele D'Annunzio.
Credits (note)
  • Stage direction, set design, costumes, lighting design, Massimo Gasparon.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live in 2004 at the Sferisterio Opera Festival, Macerata.
System Details (note)
  • DVD 9, NTSC, region code 0, 4:3 letterbox; PCM stereo., Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian with English, French, German, Italian and Spanish subtitles.
  • 9783941311176
  • 3941311174
  • 9783941311176
  • 807280136395
  • ocn318543750
  • 318543750
  • SCSB-9072295
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