Otello

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This star-studded production of Verdi's Otello has been given a quality release on DVD. Otello has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The opera is performed in Italian, as written, and the disc includes optional English-language subtitles; the audio is in Dolby Digital Stereo. While the disc features no additional bonus material, the improved audio and visual quality of the presentation (as well as easy access to individual passages) will doubtless make this a welcome ...
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Overview

This star-studded production of Verdi's Otello has been given a quality release on DVD. Otello has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The opera is performed in Italian, as written, and the disc includes optional English-language subtitles; the audio is in Dolby Digital Stereo. While the disc features no additional bonus material, the improved audio and visual quality of the presentation (as well as easy access to individual passages) will doubtless make this a welcome addition to the libraries of opera buffs.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/1/2001
  • UPC: 032031149298
  • Original Release: 1992
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:26:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 43,575

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Plácido Domingo Otello
Sergei Leiferkus Iago
Kiri Te Kanawa Desdemona
Mark Beesley Lodovico
Roderick Earle Montano
Christopher Lackner Herald
Robin Leggate Cassio
Claire Pochon Emilia
Ramon Remedios Roderigo
Georg Solti Conductor
Technical Credits
Brian Large Director
Eleanor Fazan Choreography
Revel Guest Executive Producer
Peter Hall Costumes/Costume Designer
Timothy O'Brien Set Decoration/Design
Jane Pleydell-Bouverie Producer
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Scene Index

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0. Scene Selections
1. Act I: Una Vela! (Cypriots, Montano, Cassio, Iago, Roderigo) [5:44]
2. Act I: Esultate! (Otello, Cypriots, Iago, Roderigo) [4:54]
3. Act I: Fuoco di Giola! (Cypriots) [2:31]
4. Act I: Roderigo, Beviam! (Iago, Cassio, Cypriots, Roderigo) [1:33]
5. Act I: Inaffia l'Ugola! (Iago, Cassio, Cypriots, Roderigo) [3:38]
6. Act I: Capitano, V'Attende la Fazione (Montano, Cassio, Iago, Roderigo, Cypriots) [1:23]
7. Act II: Ola! Che Avvien? (Otello, Iago, Cassio, Montano) [1:08]
8. Act II: Già Nella Notte Densa (Otello, Desdemona) [4:24]
9. Act II: Quando Narravi l'Esule Tua Vita (Desdemona, Otello) [3:10]
10. Act II: Venga la Morte! (Otello, Desdemona) [4:25]
11. Act II: Non Ti Crucciar (Iago, Cassio) [3:10]
12. Act II: Credo in un Dio Crudel (Iago) [4:18]
13. Act II: Eccola...Cassio (Iago) [1:18]
14. Act II: Ciò M'Accora (Iago, Otello) [4:26]
15. Act II: Dove Guardi Splendono (Cypriots, Iago, Children, Sailors, Desdemona, Otello) [4:45]
16. Act II: D'un Uom Che Geme (Desdemona, Otello, Iago, Emilia) [5:06]
17. Act II: Desdemona Rea! (Otello, Iago) [1:39]
18. Act II: Ora e Per Sempre Addio (Otello, Iago) [3:34]
19. Act II: Éra la Notte, Cassio Dormia (Iago, Otello) [4:33]
20. Act II: Sì, Pel Ciel Marmoreo Giuro! (Otello, Iago) [3:13]
21. Act III: Introduction [1:46]
22. Act III: La Vedetta del Porto (Herald, Otello, Iago) [1:21]
23. Act III: Dio Ti Giocondi, O Sposo (Desdemona, Otello) [10:24]
24. Act III: Dio! Mi Potevi Scagliar (Otello, Iago) [4:15]
25. Act III: Vieni, l'Aula È Deserta (Iago, Cassio, Otello) [3:41]
26. Act III: Questa È una Ragna (Iago, Cassio, Otello) [1:52]
27. Act III: Come la Ucciderò? (Otello, Iago, Cypriots) [1:25]
28. Act III: Viva il Leon di San Marco (Cypriots, Lodovico, Otello, Desdemona, Emilia, Iago, Roderigo, Gentlemen, Cassio) [5:11]
29. Act III: A Terra!...sì...Nel Livido Fango (Desdemona, Emilia, Cassio, Roderigo, Lodovico, Ladies, Gentlemen, Iago, Otello) [8:12]
30. Act IV: Introduction [2:37]
31. Act IV: Era Più Calmo? (Emilia, Desdemona) [10:23]
32. Act IV: Ave Maria (Desdemona) [5:35]
33. Act IV: Chi È Là? (Desdemona, Otello) [5:24]
34. Act IV: Calma Come la Tomba (Otello, Emilia, Desdemona, Cassio, Iago, Lodovico, Montano) [3:49]
35. Act IV: Niun Mi Tema (Otello, Cassio, Lodovico, Montano) [5:18]
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