Notes & Reviews:
2008 two CD digipak pressing. Rossini wrote his La Pietra del Paragone (Test Of Love) at the age of 20. His fame was to be based on this opera and the work paved the way for future successes like Tancredi (overture and aria Di tanti palpiti), Il Barbiere di Sevilla and other major works. Although rarely performed these days, La Pietra del Paragone still enjoys resounding success on such occasions. Nuova Era.