GIAN FRANCESCO MALIPIERO (1882-1973): Giulio Cesare.
Catalogue Number: 12I057
Description: After having Mussolini ban his previous opera, La favola del figlio cambiato, Malipiero dedicated this rewriting of Shakespeare's play (1935) to Il Duce, including an "unmistakeable obeisance" (Opera Grove) at the end. Sound: about four years clearer than the above. 2 CDs. No libretto. Anselmo Colzani (baritone), Silvana Zanolli (soprano), Renato Capecchi (bass-baritone), RAI Milan Chorus and Symphony Orchestra; Nino Sanzogno (July 8, 1956).