Donizetti: Zoraida di Granata

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COMPOSERS: Donizetti
LABELS: Opera Rara
WORKS: Zoraida di Granata
PERFORMER: Bruce Ford, Paul Austin Kelly, Majella Cullagh, Diana Montague; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/David Parry
CATALOGUE NO: ORC 17
This is the opera with which the young Donizetti made his name, its melodramatic plot conveyed in music which displays his melodic gift. In this, its first recording, Ford and Cullagh head a first-rate cast, and Parry conducts a vigorous performance. Charles Osborne

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