Falstaff

Synopsis
Radio transmission of part of Act III of Verdi’s opera taken from a gramophone recording of the complete performance at La Scala, Milan. Lorenzo Molajoli conducts the Milan Teatro Orchestra and Chorus. With baritone Giacomo Rimini as Falstaff and the legendary buffo bass, Salvatore Bacaloni, as Pistol.
Series
Opera Half-Hour, The
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Radio
Notes
The gramophone records used for this programme were presumably copies of the first complete recording of the opera made in Milan in 1932. The recording is still available for sale on CD from various labels at most retail outlets.
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Falstaff

Credits

Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Contributor
Lorenzo Molajoli
Cast
Aurora Buades 
Emilio Ghirardini 
Emilio Venturini 
Giacomo Rimini 
Giuseppe Nessi 
Ines Alfani Tellini 
Pia Tassinari 
Rita Monticone 
Roberto d’Alessio 
Salvatore Baccaloni 
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