TTC Video - The Life and Operas of Verdi
Course No. 790 | .AVI, XviD, 460 kbps, 432x288 | English | MP3, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 32x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 6.31 GB
The Italians have a word for the sense of dazzling beauty produced by effortless mastery: "sprezzatura." Perhaps no cultural form associated with Italy is as steeped in the love of sprezzatura as opera, a genre the Italians invented. And no artist working in opera has embodied the ideal of sprezzatura as magnificently as that gruff, self-described "farmer" from the Po Valley and composer of 28 operas, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901).