1 CD / Decca / 2003-09-30Works: Antonio Salieri: La secchia rapita; La scuola de' gelosi, opera; La Fiera di Venezia, opera; Palmira, regina di Persia; La cifra, opera; Il ricco d'un giorno; La finta scema; La grotta di Trofonio; A...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia
Conductors: Fischer, Adam
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
"With these 13 items from nine operas, Cecilia Bartoli illuminates a previously neglected area of 18th-century music; the sum total is a brilliant, exhilarating light...continue...
Pity poor Antonio Salieri. Regarded as one of the preeminent composers of his day and having enjoyed enormous success in his lifetime, his musical output was nonetheless completely overshadowed by tha...continue...