Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Opera Wednesday

By Drew

OK, it isn't actually an opera, but Verdi's Requiem is generally found in the opera oeuvre because of its length, its operatic style, and its dazzling solo parts. Its theatricality prevents it from being appropriate for liturgical use, but it is a dazzling, powerful piece. Here's a clip from the harrowing Dias Irae, conducted by Herbert von Karajan.

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