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Donizetti: Le Duc d'Albe - Angela Meade (vocals); David Stout (vocals); Gianluca Buratto (vocals); Laurent Naouri (vocals); Michael Spyres (vocals);...
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  1. Le duc d'Albe (Il duca d'Alba), opera
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Le Duc d'Albe is, believe it or not, a Donizetti world premiere recording. Donizetti left the work unfinished as he descended into syphilitic madness in the late 1840s; it seems to have been one of the last things he worked on. The opera is known, and not well known at that, in a later Italian-language completion (Il Duca d'Alba) by Matteo Salvi, and this French-language grand opera version received its premiere performance only in 2012. The story, set in the age of Spanish rule over the Netherlands, is the same as that of ...

Donizetti: Le Duc d'Albe 2016, Opera Rara

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