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La Commedia: The Garden of Earthly Delights (2004-08)

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Film opera in five parts
Part IV - The Garden of Earthly Delights (excerpt)
Duration: 01 mins 54 secs
Cristina Zavalloni / Netherlands Opera / Asko|Schönberg Ensemble / Reinbert de Leeuw
(p) and © 2008 NPS

With kind permission of NTR and Netherlands Opera
http://www.ntr.nl/  http://www.dno.nl


Text heard on Sample:
e vidi uscir de l’alto e scender giùe
due angeli con due spade affocate,
tronche e private de le punte sue.

Verdi come fogliette pur mo nate
erano in veste, che da verdi penne
percosse traean dietro e ventilate

‘Vedi là il nostro avversaro’

from Dante's La Commedia, Purgatorio 8

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