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Gloriana

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Gloriana was an original opera written by Benjamin Britten on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. The libretto celebrates the fabled romance of the Queen's mother Elizabeth I and the Earl of Essex. The story had been previously dramatized by Maxwell Anderson's play Elizabeth the Queen, upon which this opera is heavily reliant. Sarah Walker and Anthony Rolfe Johnson sing the leading roles with a robustness that virtually bursts through the camera lens. This 1984 staging of Gloriana was ...
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Overview

Gloriana was an original opera written by Benjamin Britten on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. The libretto celebrates the fabled romance of the Queen's mother Elizabeth I and the Earl of Essex. The story had been previously dramatized by Maxwell Anderson's play Elizabeth the Queen, upon which this opera is heavily reliant. Sarah Walker and Anthony Rolfe Johnson sing the leading roles with a robustness that virtually bursts through the camera lens. This 1984 staging of Gloriana was produced for British television.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/2006
  • UPC: 807280209792
  • Original Release: 1984
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 2:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 60,611

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Disc #1 -- Benjamin Britten: Gloriana
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      Act I: Overture (1)
      Act I: Scene 1 (2-6) Outside a Tilting Ground
      Act I: Scene 2 (7-13) A Private Apartment in Nonesuch Palace
      Act II: Scene 1 (14-19) The Guildhall at Norwich
      Act II: Scene 2 (20-22) The Garden of Essex House in the Strand
      Act II: Scene 3 (23-33) A Great Room in the Palace of Whitehall
      Act III: Scene 1 (34-38) The Queen's Anteroom in Nonesuch Palace
      Act III: Scene 2 (39-41) A Stree in the City of London
      Act III: Scene 3 (42-46) A Room in the Palace of Whitehall
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