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Il Salotto Vol 2 - La Potenza D'amore / Miricioiu, Et Al

Release Date: 12/01/1999 
Label:  Opera Rara   Catalog #: 208   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ferdinando PaërGiovanni PaciniGiovanni TadoliniSaverio Mercadante,   ... 
Performer:  Majella CullaghSusan DrakeDavid HarperGarry Magee,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Throughout nineteenth-century Europe, one of the most important institutions of social and artistic life was the salon. Here Opera Rara presents the music enjoyed by Europeans at home nearly 200 years ago. About this recording - The repertoire in the second volume ofthe series includes music by several of the leading composers of the day - Giachino Rossini, Saverio Mercadante, Giovanni Simone Mayr, Ferdinando Paer and Giovanni Pacini. The cantata often drew from classical history or mythology for its subjects and comprise a sequence of movements effectively forming an operatic scene conceived on a domestic scale. In the hands of the composers ofthe early Romantic period included on this disc, the form enjoyed its final, magnificent Read more flowering. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La gloria al massimo degli eroi by Ferdinando Paër
Performer:  Majella Cullagh (Soprano), Susan Drake (Harp), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1810; Paris, France 
2. La triste istoria by Giovanni Pacini
Performer:  Garry Magee (Baritone), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Italy 
3. La potenza d'amore by Giovanni Tadolini
Performer:  Nigel Black (French Horn), William Matteuzzi (Tenor), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1841 
4. Virginia by Saverio Mercadante
Performer:  Nelly Miricioiu (Soprano), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
5. Luci mie belle by Giovanni Simone Mayr
Performer:  Bruce Ford (Tenor), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1839; Italy 
6. La rampogna by Giovanni Pacini
Performer:  Enkelejda Shkosa (Soprano), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860s; Italy 
7. Il sogno by Saverio Mercadante
Performer:  Paul Watkins (Cello), Garry Magee (Baritone), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
8. Calypso by Michele Carafa
Performer:  David Harper (Piano), Enkelejda Shkosa (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1825; Italy 
9. Egle ed Irene by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Enkelejda Shkosa (Soprano), Majella Cullagh (Soprano), David Harper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Italy 

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