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Falstaff

Synopsis
Radio performance in Italian of Verdi’s ‘Lyrical Comedy in Three Acts’. Libretto by Arrigo Boito. The Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of Radiotelevisione Italiana, Turin are conducted by Mario Rossi. With Giuseppe Taddei as Sir John Falstaff.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
24 Mar 1950 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
130 mins

Credits

Writer
Arrigo Boito
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Contributor
Mario Rossi
Cast
Giuseppe TaddeiSir John Falstaff
Anna Maria CanaliMistress Margaret Page
Rosanna CarteriMistress Alice Ford
Amalia PiniMistress Quickly
Saturno MelettiFrank Ford
Cristiano DallamangasPistol
Emilio RenziFenton
Gino del SignoreDoctor Caius
Giuseppe NessiBardolph
Lina PagliughiNanetta (Anne Page)

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The recording was made available to the BBC by Radio Italiana, Turin.
History
Broadcast in 3 parts. Act 1: 19:00-19:35, Act 2: 19:55-20:40, Act 3: 21:00-21:50.
Reviews
A copy of the recording made on 10/2/1949 in Turin by the Radiotelevisione Italiana can be listened to at the British Library Sound Archive by appointment.

Production Company

Name

Radiotelevisione Italiana

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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Fax
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