2 CD / Opera Rara / 2009-03-10Works: Saverio Mercadante: Virginia, opera
Performers: Antonucci, Stefano; Castronovo, Charles; Clarke, Paul Charles; Foster-Williams, Andrew; Le Brocq, Mark; Manley, Katherine; Patterson, Susan
Conductors: Benini, Maurizio
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Many 19th century Italian operatic composers had problems with censors. Verdi's disputes over Rigoletto notorious, but many other works by Rossini and Donizetti were rewritten...continue...
1 CD / Opera Rara / 1999-12-10Works: Ferdinando Paër: La Gloria Al Massimo Degli Eroi, cantata; Giovanni Pacini: Triste Istoria, songs (4) for baritone (voice) & piano; La rampogna, romanza for voice & piano; Gioachino Rossini: Egl...
Performers: Black, Nigel; Cullagh, Majella; Drake, Susan; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Harper, David; Magee, Garry; Matteuzzi, William; Miricioiu, Nelly; Shkosa, Enkelejda; Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]
This is the second volume in Opera Rara's five-part series devoted to the neglected genre of salon music by 19th century composers. This volume presents...continue...