Macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi was always fascinated by the plays of Shakespeare; he wrote three operas based on them, and contemplated a fourth (based on King Lear) but was never able to find the proper libretto. Macbeth was the earliest of these Shakespeare adaptations, and a work which never quite satisfied the composer. The first version of the opera premiered in 1847 in Florence, but the version best known today is the revision the composer made for the 1865 Parisian revival. The changes include a new aria for Lady Macbeth in Act Two, the ... more

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Verdi - Macbeth - Part 1a
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 1b
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 1c
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 1d
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 1e
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 1f
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 2a
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 2b
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 2c
Verdi - Macbeth - Part 2d

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. He was one of the most influential composers of the ...
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