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Falstaff - Barbara Hendricks (vocals); Brenda Boozer (vocals); Dalmacio Gonzalez (vocals); Francis Egerton (vocals);...
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Deutsche Grammophon's reissue of its live 1988 recording of Falstaff with Carlo Maria Giulini conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic is a welcome addition to the catalog. Much of the credit goes to Giulini, who leads a sparkling and vivacious reading of the score. A piece as musically mercurial as Falstaff requires a sure hand to keep things moving along meaningfully without descending into exaggeratedly broad comedy, and Giulini masterfully maintains a lightness as well as giving attention to the score's larger musical ...

Falstaff 1984, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028941050328