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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 

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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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