Othello

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(2003-01-16 rebroadcast of a 1984 program: Othello by Shakespeare and Verdi.)
George Jellinek delves into Verdi's collaboration with Arrigo Boito in setting to music Shakespeare's play. What was lost from The Bard's version? What was gained? Using comparisons of the opera with the original text, George Jellinek provides us with new insights.


WNYC archives id: 63185