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The story of
'La Traviata' -
reviewed by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... fun for the experienced observer ...'

La Traviata - Love and Sacrifice. The story of the opera. © 2008 Digital Classics

About the part of Violetta in La Traviata Verdi wrote: 'even a mediocrity could possess the right qualities to shine in that opera and be dreadful in everything else.' I am sure there are the best of economic and copyright reasons why we have four Violettas in the course of this DVD; I hasten to add that none is mediocre. It is, however, a relief that different Violettas live, flaunt, and die...

Copyright © 3 October 2010 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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DVD INFORMATION: LA TRAVIATA - LOVE AND SACRIFICE

GIUSEPPE VERDI

LA TRAVIATA

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