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Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria - Kasarova - Di misera regina
Seeded by Arashi on 28 Jan 2009
Author: Arashi110
Penelope's lamentation from Claudio Monteverdi's 'Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria' (The Return of Ulysses to His Homeland), based on 'The Odyssey' by Homer. Penelope, who has been waiting for her husband for 20 years already, laments her cruel fate and her loneliness. A fragment of the Zurich Opera performance conducted by Nicholaus Harnoncourt. The full video is available on the Arthaus Musik DVD.
Work: Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Instrument: Mezzo Soprano
Form/Genre: Opera
Period: Baroque