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Opera Explained - Rossini: The Barber Of Seville / Timson


Release Date: 07/17/2001 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8558008   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Sonia GanassiAngelo RomeroRoberto ServileRamón Vargas,   ... 
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian Radio ChorusFailoni Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection contains narration by David Timson, which was written by Thomson Smillie. Excerpts from the Naxos recording of The Barber of Seville (Naxos 8-660027/9) are used in this recording to illustrate passages from Smillies's text. This selection contains narration by David Timson, which was written by Thomson Smillie. Excerpts from the Naxos recording of The Barber of Seville (Naxos 8-660027/9) are used in this recording to illustrate passages from Smillies's text. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano), Angelo Romero (Bass), Roberto Servile (Baritone),
Ramón Vargas (Tenor), Franco De Grandis (Bass), Ingrid Kertesi (Mezzo Soprano),
Kázmér Sárkány (Baritone), Ferencz Korpäs (Bass), László Orbán (Bass)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian Radio Chorus,  Failoni Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 78 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is narrated in English. The singing is done in the original
Italian. 

Sound Samples

An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Introduction
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: The Barber of Seville, his 17th opera
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: The Overture
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Act I
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Figaro's Entrance Aria
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Rosina - Una voce poco fa
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Start some gossip, some slander - Don Basilio
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Act I finale
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Act II
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Rosina's aria, Contro un cor
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Zitti zitti - Quicky, quickly
An Introduction to ... ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Act II finale

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