ARCIFANFANO, KING OF FOOLS Russell, Steber, Brooks (1965) (CD)
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ARCIFANFANO, KING OF FOOLS Russell, Steber, Brooks (1965) (CD)

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Eleanor Steber and Anna Russell in a 1777 comic opera with music by Dittersdorf and libretto by Carlo Goldoni, sung in an English translation by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman.
[Recorded live 1965, 2-CD, 132 minutes]

"A marathon of high-keyed hilarity... a cast such as Goldoni and Dittersdorf might have dreamed of." New York Times

"Recommended--highly." Fanfare

ARCIFANFANO, KING OF FOOLS
Music by Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Libretto by Carlo Goldoni
English version by W.H. Auden & Chester Kalman

Concert performance presented by the Clarion Music Society

Cast:
Gloriosa - Eleanor Steber
Garbata - Anna Russell
Semplicina - Patricia Brooks
Sordidone - John McCollum
Furibondo - Heinz Rehfuss
Arcifanfano - David Smith
Malgoverno - Joseph Sopher

Conducted by Newell Jenkins