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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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The video is based on a performance in the Bari Cathiedral which dates from the time of Becket. It’s sung in Italian so the poetry has to go into the music and I’m not sure how much of it survives. We need to reassess his whole work poetry and criticism and to find a new life for his always aseassinio and visionary art.

I generally agree with the two earlier reviews of this opera. Email required Address never made public. But it has had a lively history including Von Karajan’s decision after hearing it in Italy to take it to Vienna and there is a recording of eloit performance there.

Magnificent music, great singing, and beautiful acting. We need more action, more force and power, more torturing of the mind, more suffering of the body to reach the cosmic dimension this drama has in Eliot’s vision. 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 nepla.

Coro di t.s eliot op. 33 da assassinio nella cattedrale (part

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. But the general idea, brought by the music and by the performing of it, is that it is very static.


Who could sk for anything more. The same is true with T. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

The other singers are unknown but quite adequate. Please try again later. The performers are terrific and the drama comes through with great intensity. Opera NewsVol. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Write a customer review. This discussion gave to the murder the whole historical perspective and dimension Eliot wanted when he created that play, in the late s, when Hitler was menacing the world, when Stalin was ossifying hope, when the west was condescendingly yielding to the two ideologies, with cowardice in front of Hitler and via the relay of the working class and class struggle in front of Stalin.

Bard of sex and Eros kinky operaramblings. Filmed as a staged performance in the spectacular Basilica di San Nicola in Bari, this is the only film version available, making this a must for all opera aficionados wanting something a little different! Eliot’s play ‘Murder in the Cathedral’ has long been a favorite of mine and I was very excited to learn that the opera based on this great work was available on DVD.

We kind of regret a Strauss or a Berg have not dealt with this play. The only large-scale work to have survived by Pizzetti, this piece of sacred drama is a rare curiosity telling the black and gory tale of the murder of Thomas Becket.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. They sound wordy when they should sound mesmerizing, pressurizing, manipulative, tyrannical, even erotic and elioh, and Thomas Becket should be tortured by them and not only negative about them. Murder in the Cathedral is, when one thinks about it and how Eliot uses the chorus, a really good basis for an nellw libretto. The Bari Cathedral makes an imposing backgrop, and the nature of the material itself does not allow for any misguided Eurotrash “interpretation”, so as far as I am concered it is totally acceptable.


April 15, Run Time: The assassination of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedralthe opera’s central theme, in a 15th-century depiction by Francke. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Coro di t.s eliot op. 33 da assassinio nella cattedrale (part

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The pleading of the various choirs and the performance of the knights are bland too. Share your thoughts with other customers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. See all 8 reviews. Cattedrald is performed before a large audience with the orchestra placed in front of the singers.

Opera by Ildebrando Pizzetti. Assassinio nella cattedrale Opera by Ildebrando Pizzetti The assassination of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedralthe opera’s central theme, in a 15th-century depiction by Assasinio.

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Ruggero Raimondi as Becket dominates the piece. I just don’t understand why they would give it four stars. I guess it is too religious for the modern world.