Mercadante Rediscovered / Parry, Miricioiu, Ford, et al

Album Summary

>Mercadante, Saverio : Fantasia concertante for flutes & orchestra on themes from "Orazi e Curiazi"
>Mercadante, Saverio : Emma d' Antiochia, opera
>Mercadante, Saverio : Les Soirees Italiennes, opera
>Mercadante, Saverio : Virginia, opera
>Mercadante, Saverio : Zaira
>Mercadante, Saverio : Gabriella di Vergy, opera
>Mercadante, Saverio : Orazi e Curiazi
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Notes & Reviews:

"[These] performances are first-rate, and this makes for an excellent introduction to the music of Mercadante." - Parsons, ARG



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>Mercadante, Saverio : Fantasia concertante for flutes & orchestra on themes from "Orazi e Curiazi" :: Giuriamo per la patria
  • Performers: Marcus Haddock (Tenor); Alastair Miles (Voice); Anthony Michaels-Moore (Baritone)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Mercadante, Saverio : Emma d' Antiochia, opera :: Aria. In quest'ora fatal
  • Performer: Nelly Miricioiu (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1834

>Mercadante, Saverio : Les Soirées Italiennes, opera :: Il pastore Svizzero
  • Performers: William Matteuzzi (Tenor); David Harper (Piano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Mercadante, Saverio : Virginia, opera :: Aria. Ah! tant'oltre non credea'
  • Performers: Alastair Miles (Voice); Bruce Ford (Tenor)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 10 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Mercadante, Saverio : Zaira :: Quintetto. Reggi i passi miei
  • Performers: Alastair Miles (Voice); Majella Cullagh (Soprano); Colin Lee (Tenor); Claire Wild (Soprano); Bruce Ford (Tenor)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1830

>Mercadante, Saverio : Emma d' Antiochia, opera :: Duetto. Ah perdona il duol...
  • Performers: Nelly Miricioiu (Soprano); Mary Plazas (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 5 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1834

>Mercadante, Saverio : Les Soirées Italiennes, opera :: Lamento del moribondo
  • Performers: Bruce Ford (Tenor); David Harper (Piano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 6 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Mercadante, Saverio : Gabriella di Vergy, opera :: Sestetto. Quant'immagini crudeli
  • Performers: Jonathan Viera (Baritone); Karl Daymond (Baritone); Claire Daniels (Soprano); Ivan Sharpe (Tenor); Paul Nilon (Tenor); Jennifer Rhys-Davies (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 11 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Mercadante, Saverio : Zaira :: Duetto. Segui, deh! segui a piangere
  • Performers: Majella Cullagh (Soprano); Bruce Ford (Tenor)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1830

>Mercadante, Saverio : Les Soirées Italiennes, opera :: La Rosa
  • Performers: Yvonne Kenny (Voice); David Harper (Piano)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Mercadante, Saverio : Orazi e Curiazi :: Duetto Finale. Ah! su lei tremendo foco'
  • Performers: Nelly Miricioiu (Soprano); Anthony Michaels-Moore (Baritone)
  • Conductor: David Parry
  • Running Time: 8 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic