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Rossini: L'Assedio di Corinto / Schippers, Sills, Verrett

Release Date: 12/16/2009 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 64335   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Justino DiazDelia WallisGaetano ScanoHarry Theyard,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selection recorded July and August 1974. Selection recorded July and August 1974. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. L'assedio di Corinto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Justino Diaz (Bass Baritone), Delia Wallis (Mezzo Soprano), Gaetano Scano (Tenor),
Harry Theyard (Tenor), Gwynne Howell (Bass), Robert Lloyd (Bass),
Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Beverly Sills (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 
Length: 161 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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 Breathtaking and Stunning January 22, 2013 By C. Milhaus See All My Reviews "This is one recording where the studio trumps a Live Opera House performance. Having Heard Ms. Sills sing this at The Met, and at La Scala, I find this studio a stunning revelation of both Sils's technique and beauty of voice. Her singing is as triumph, and Ms Verrett is a very worthy partner I had tears of joy rolling dowen my cheeks listening to this and it will be and has become one of my att time favorite recordings" Report Abuse
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