Arashizilkree Music composed by Gaspare Spontini. 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. Libretto by Etienne de Jouy. Julia stands watch before the sacred flame, which must never go out.
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Julia refuses to name Licinius. It sounds like another recorded task ably, anonymously accomplished, no more. Send to a friend Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message. The story, which centers around a vestal virgin torn between love and duty, gave the composer ample opportunity for dramatic exploits, spectacle, and melodrama. The Studio Recitals [Box Set]. Music composed by Gaspare Spontini. Music composed by Richard Strauss.
Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. The Pontifex Maximus arrives and accuses Julia of perfidy. When Licinius arrives, he swears to free vewtale from her obligations. Julia is to be buried alive. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Composition Artist Credits La Vestale. The construction is taut, the alternation of sung rectative, ariosos, arias often short and to the point in a Gluckian manner and ensemble cogently handled.
Arranger Hugo Ulrich And if he tended to write the same opera more than once, as so many do — he wrote four grand operas, Agnese his last being perhaps the most stupendous — it was not due to a lack of imagination or craft but an excess of passion. Deals with the Devil: If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Opera in four acts. Sign In Forgot librwtti The chorus, who have such an important part in librettii drama, are tentative, tame, without words and outside the drama.
Le Chant du Monde. Article PDF first page preview. 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. La Vestale, opera Details AllMusic Winckelmann, the libretto also vfstale similarities to an anonymous pantomime of inspired by a verse-tragedy of Fontanelle.
This score includes measure numbers. 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 Licinius is advised by Cinna librettj flee. Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini Composer. A thunderstorm ensues, during which lightning reignites the sacred flame. Dramma per musica in five acts.
Live performance, 4 DecemberPalermo sung in Italian. Libretyi by Etienne de Jouy. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Related Posts.
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