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Rossini: Overtures / Schippers, Bernstein, Szell, Ormandy


Release Date: 09/24/1996 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 62653   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Thomas SchippersLeonard BernsteinGeorge SzellRiccardo Chailly,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicCleveland Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
2.
Semiramide: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/28/1960 
Venue:  New York City 
3.
Il viaggio a Reims: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1967 
Venue:  Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
4.
Il turco in Italia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1981 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London 
5.
Tancredi: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Ralf Weikert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1983 
Venue:  Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Italy 
6.
L'italiana in Algeri: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Gabriele Ferro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Coloniensis
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1979 
Venue:  Schulzentrum, Lindlas, Cologne 
7.
La gazza ladra: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Gianluigi Gelmetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, Italy 
8.
La Cenerentola: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Gabriele Ferro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Coloniensis
Written: 1817 
Date of Recording: 08/1980 
Venue:  Cologne 
9.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1968 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Sound Samples

The Barber of Seville Overture (Instrumental)
Semiramide Overture (Instrumental)
Il viaggio a Reims Overture (Instrumental)
Il turco in Italia Overture (Instrumental)
Tancredi Overture (Instrumental)
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture (Instrumental)
La gazza ladra Overture (Instrumental)
La Cenerentola Overture (Instrumental)
William Tell Overture (Instrumental)

Customer Reviews

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 A Dazzling Production! January 30, 2014 By bess holloway (Boulder, CO) See All My Reviews "The variety of works and variety of orchestras make this high energy recording so special. I own an original recording, so it has stood the test of time for me. I highly recommend it to any admirer of Rossini's creative powers." Report Abuse
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