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Italian Overtures / Chung, Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra

Album Summary

>Monteverdi, Claudio : L'Orfeo
>Pergolesi, Giovanni : L'Olimpiade
>Cimarosa, Domenico : Il Maestro di cappella
>Cherubini, Luigi : Démophoon, tragédie-lyrique in 3 acts
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera
>Rossini, Gioachino : L' italiana in Algeri, Overture
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale
>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : La Gioconda
>Mascagni, Pietro : L'Amico Fritz
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This CD features a beautiful overview of Italian overtures marking the development of overture style from the 17th to the 20th century. You will find overtures ranging from Monteverdi, Pergolesi, Cimarosa up to Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Mascagni and many more.



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Works Details

>Monteverdi, Claudio : L'Orfeo :: Toccata
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1607

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : L'Olimpiade :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Cimarosa, Domenico : Il Maestro di cappella :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786-1793

>Cherubini, Luigi : Démophoon, tragédie-lyrique in 3 acts :: Overture
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1788

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera :: Ouverture
  • Performer: Luigi Piovano (Cello)
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1829

>Rossini, Gioachino : L' italiana in Algeri, Overture
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1813.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1813

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1830

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Preludio (Act 1)
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Ponchielli, Amilcare : La Gioconda :: Preludio
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1876

>Mascagni, Pietro : L'Amico Fritz :: Preludietto
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta