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CHAN 10442 - Rachmaninoff: Francesca da Rimini
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CD available From: 01 November 2007
 Serge Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Francesa da Rimini, Op. 25 64:46
      An opera in two scenes with prologue and epilogue
      Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky, after Dante
      Prologue 20:14
1 [Largo] 6:10
2 I. The First Circle of Hell. The Shade of Virgil, followed by Dante 5:38
3 II. The Second Circle. Dante and Virgil on the edge of the precipice 8:26
      Scene One 22:04
4 Rimini. The Malatesta castle. 1:26
5 'My answer is plain.' 3:00
6 'Nothing can extinguish these jealous thoughts.' 9:01
7 'My Lord called for me?' 8:37
      Scene Two 18:35
8 Rimini. A room in the castle. 2:32
9 ' ''The fair Guinivere…'' ' 16:03
10 Epilogue 3:45
      cast in order of appearance
 Gennady Bezzubenkov bass - The Shade of Virgil
 Evgeny Akimov tenor - Dante
 Sergey Murzaev baritone - Lanceotto Malatesta
 Svetla Vassileva soprano - Francesca
 Misha Didyk tenor - Paolo
      Spectres of Hell; the retinues of Malatesta and of the Cardinal
 BBC Singers
 BBC Philharmonic
 Gianandrea Noseda
 Recorded in:
 Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      13 & 15 May 2007
 Brian Pidgeon
 Mike George
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Stephen Rinker
 Tom Parnell (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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