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Il mito dell'opera: Sesto Bruscantini


Release Date: 05/13/2016 
Label:  Bongiovanni   Catalog #: 1236   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Domenico CimarosaGaetano DonizettiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Sesto BruscantiniFabio MaestriFranco Ricciardi
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater OrchestraLisbon San Carlos National Theater Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Italian baritone Sesto Bruscantini (1919-2003) was one of the greatest buffo singers of post-war Europe. Bruscantini was especially known for his performances in Mozart and Rossini operas. This outstanding live recording new release features live recordings from a recital given in Ancona on March 8, 1981, with bonus tracks from live recordings between the years of 1973 and 1978. This recital, given with Bruscantini was 62 years old, showcases some of his best buffo roles, including works from Cimarosa, Donizetti, Mozart, Verdi, and Tosti. Italian baritone Sesto Bruscantini (1919-2003) was one of the greatest buffo singers of post-war Europe. Bruscantini was especially known for his performances in Mozart and Rossini operas. This outstanding live recording new release features live recordings from a recital given in Ancona on March 8, 1981, with bonus tracks from live recordings between the years of 1973 and 1978. This recital, given with Bruscantini was 62 years old, showcases some of his best buffo roles, including works from Cimarosa, Donizetti, Mozart, Verdi, and Tosti. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le astuzie femminili: Le figliole che so' de vent'anni by Domenico Cimarosa
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
2.
Don Pasquale: Bella siccome un angelo by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
3.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
4.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo č questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
5.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Donne mie, la fate a tanti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Vedro mentro io sospiro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Austria 
7.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Aprite un po' quegl'occhi by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Falstaff: E sogno, o realtŕ? by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
9.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Tutti accusan le donne by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
10.
L'elisir d'amore: Udite, udite, o rustici by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
11.
Canzoni-stornelli (3): no 2, L'ultima canzone by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Italy 
12.
Non t'amo piů by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone), Fabio Maestri (Piano)
13.
Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiave quell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
14.
Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Ricciardi (Tenor), Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra,  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
15.
Tosca: Tarda č la notte by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra
16.
Tosca: Giŕ! mi dicon venal by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lisbon San Carlos National Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 

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 Sheer joy June 15, 2016 By Anthony G. (SANTA FE, NM) See All My Reviews "I am so glad that I decided to "take a chance" and purchase this cd. Bruscatini was a titan of historic proportions yesteryear. Listen to him now and he still commands his height on the pedestal of great vocal virtuosi." Report Abuse
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