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Both of these must surely have been known to Berlioz in librrtti of line and colour. Nonetheless, he is filled with dread. He turned to Gasparo Spontini as a last resort, and was accepted. Views Read Edit View history. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. A thunderstorm ensues, during which lightning reignites the sacred flame. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Broadcasting Opera vedtale Fascist Italy. Send to a friend Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message.

It sounds like another recorded task ably, anonymously accomplished, no more. In libeetti projects Wikimedia Commons. Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message. The Pontifex Maximus is unyielding. Les Troyens Les Troyens: Licinius arrives; during their rapturous reconciliation, the flame expires.

Despite the pleas of Licinius, Julia is to be buried alive; even when he admits his intrusion to the Temple, Julia claims not to recognise him.

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As Julia presents Licinius with the golden wreath, he whispers to her that he plans to abduct her that evening. It says, even if I didn’t write the Barber of Seville, I did good works. Live performance, 4 DecemberPalermo sung in Italian.

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Licinius and Cinna rescue Julia from the grave. In the temple of Vesta, Julia guards the eternal flame and prays to be freed of temptation. Araiza is a competent Licinius, but the role hasn’t been truly learnt, thus becoming part of the singer’s being. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Two of its arias translated to Italian and recorded by Maria Callas and Rosa Ponselle”Tu che invoco” and “O Nume tutelar”, are better known than the work as a whole.

She prays to Vesta for deliverance from her sinful love. La Vestale “; Opera NewsVol. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Act III Julia is to be buried alive.

Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini. The Studio Recitals [Box Set]. Act I The young commander, Licinius, has returned to Rome in triumph. She is then cursed, stripped of her garments and sentenced to death. Tragedy in one act.

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When Licinius arrives, he swears to free her from her obligations. For the opera by Mercadante, see La vestale Mercadante. We have waited long for a recording of this crucial work in the history of French opera, a tragedie-lyrique that is the true link between Gluck and Berlioz, who himself described Act 2 as being a single crescendo gigantesque.


Having garnered only modest attention in his native Italy, Spontini established himself in Paris and quickly gained the admiration of a number of influential figures, including the composer Hector BerliozNapoleon, and the Empress Josephine. Arranger Ferdinand Schubert Pibretti Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Tragedia in five acts. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Julia refuses to name Licinius.

Its fame soon spread abroad; it first appeared on the Italian stage in Naples inand it was performed in Stockholm in Arranger Hugo Ulrich Julia is interrogated by the High Priest but refuses to name Licinius. Their advocacy was fortunate for the composer, since the prevailing taste in French opera houses had turned toward a retrenchment of traditional French musical and dramatic styles and against increasing Italianate influence.

It has also proved popular with modern audiences, and seems likely to remain in the repertoire. Republic of Rome, c. This page was last edited on 12 Julyat

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