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Author Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.

Title The firebrand of Florence [sound recording] : [Broadway operetta in two acts] / Kurt Weill.

Imprint Frechen, Germany : Capriccio, [2003]

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Description 2 sound discs (119 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 015816
Note Capriccio: 60 091 (60 092--60 093).
Language Sung in English.
Note Subtitle from container.
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; book by Edwin Justus Mayer, based on his play The firebrand; script adaptation by Sam Brookes.
Performer Rodney Gilfrey (Benvenuto Cellini); Lori Ann Fuller (Angela, his model and paramour); George Dvorsky (Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence); Felicity Palmer (Duchess of Florence); Lucy Shaufer (Emilia, Cellini's servant); Stephen Charlesworth (Ascanio, Cellini's apprentice); Roger Heath (Ottaviano de' Medici, the Duke's cousin); Robert Johnston (Marquis Pierre, the French ambassador); Henry Waddington (a hangman); Stuart MacIntyre (Maffio, a Florentine count); Simon Russell Beale, narrator; supporting soloists; BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.
Event Recorded live, Jan. 16, 2000, Barbican Hall, London.
Note Ed. recorded: pre-publication version of the critical ed. by Joel Galand.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Joel Galand in English with German and French translations, biographical notes on the performers in German, English, and French, and libretto with German translation (127 p. : ill., ports.) laid in container.
Genre/Form Operas.
Live sound recordings.
Added Author Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983. Lyricist.
Brookes, Sam. Adapter.
Gilfry, Rodney. Performer.
Fuller, Lori Ann. Performer.
Dvorsky, George. Performer.
Palmer, Felicity. Performer.
Schaufer, Lucy. Performer.
Charlesworth, Stephen. Performer.
Heath, Roger. Performer.
Johnston, Robert. Performer.
Waddington, Henry, 1968- Performer.
MacIntyre, Stuart. Performer.
Beale, Simon Russell. Narrator.
Davis, Andrew, 1944- Conductor.
Mayer, Edwin Justus, 1896-1960. Firebrand.
BBC Singers. Performer.
BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Music No. 60 091--60 093 Capriccio