SAN DIEGO Assassinio nella Cattedrale San Diego Opera 3/30/13 A and was eagerly embracing modernity, both Eliot’s source material and Pizzetti’s musical. This is the first-ever film recording of Pizzetti’s operatic version of T.S. Eliot’s play, Murder in the Cathedral, telling the story of Thomas Becket’s murder by the. Assassinio nella cattedrale [Thomas Stearns Eliot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Esemplare in buone ina con.

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Magnificent music, great singing, and beautiful acting. He is a superb singing actor and the role gives him the chance to shine.

I generally assassinil with the two earlier reviews of this opera. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The performers are terrific and the drama comes through with great intensity.

Ruggero Raimondi enlla Becket dominates the piece. English Choose a language for shopping. We kind of regret a Strauss or a Berg have not dealt with this play. Even though I studied French for six years, translating a Shakespeare play into a French opera just doesn’t work for me.

Assassinio nella Cattedrale di Thomas Stearns Eliot

This is the first-ever film recording of Pizzetti’s operatic version of T. Showing of 8 reviews. The opera was performed for the first time in Canada the following year at the Montreal Festivals. Only DVD of this work, so get it! Murder in the Cathedral is, when one thinks about it and how Eliot uses the chorus, a really good basis for an opera libretto.


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This adaptation of Eliot’s play to the operatic stage takes something away from the play, the famous discussion of the assassination by the four culprits themselves who defend their act.

Email required Address never made public. The pleading of the various choirs and the performance of the knights are bland too. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Retrieved 17 February It is definitely worth a see for Raimondi; whether it is worth more aesassinio that I’m not sure.

This opera certainly doesn’t replace Eliot’s play. Daniele D’onofrioTiziano Mancini Format: The idea of producing it in a basilica was brilliant, though the orchestra in front of the choir, between the choir where the action took place and the audience was not the best solution since the music was like a rood screen between that audience and the singers.

Eliot ‘s play Murder in the Cathedral. Articles with Italian-language external links.

We need to reassess his whole work poetry and criticism and to find a new life for his always universal and visionary art. The video is based on a performance in the Bari Cathiedral which dates from the time of Becket.

NR Not Rated Studio: The libretto sticks pretty close to the play and Pizzetti eliiot a tense, dramatic score which brings out the underlying fear and tension in the Eliot. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


The same is true with T. That said, Pizzetti seems to be quite a conservative composer and the music is essentially tonal nelpa easy to grasp. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Highly recommended for anyone with an interest in 20th century opera.

I was spellbound and enraptured as I watched the asssassinio between Thomas a Beckett and his king. Learn more about Amazon Prime. As a young English major, I was fortunate to have seen this play within a church setting. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Cattedrape is definitely better seen on video than live since the first row of the audience seems far away from the singers.

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Assassinio nella Cattedrale

Write a customer review. It is performed before a large audience with the orchestra placed in front of the singers.

April 15, Run Time: And now, at last, I have it on film. This page was last edited on 6 Januaryat It’s sung in Italian so the poetry has to go into the music and I’m not sure how much of it survives. This is his only well-known work, premiered at La Scala in