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Verdi: Falstaff - Barbara Hendricks (vocals); Brenda Boozer (vocals); Dalmacio Gonzalez (vocals); Francis Egerton (vocals); Katia Ricciarelli (vocals); Leo Nucci (vocals); Lucia Valentini Terrani (vocals); Michael Sells (vocals); Renato Bruson (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 ...

Verdi: Falstaff 2007, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947764984