2 CD / Testament / 2006-10-10Works: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf talks about the recording in a recent interview; Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no 38 in D ma...
Performers: Gedda, Nicolai; Ludwig, Christa; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
In an interview included on this set, Elisabeth Schwazkopf says of the Philharmonia Orchestra, along with the Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell, that in those...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2005-05-10Works: Ildebrando Pizzetti: Fedra
Performers: Bertocci, Aldo; Brandolini, Silvana; Fortunati, Mercedes; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Palombini, Vittoria; Ronchini, Bruna; Vocals], Anselmo Colzani [Baritone; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Sanzogno, Nino
Ensemble: Italian Radio Chorus
Ildebrando Pizzetti was a composer whose operas avoid the lush lyricism of the Romantic Italian school in favor of a style reminiscent both of the...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2003-10-07Works: Ildebrando Pizzetti: Assassinio nella Cattedrale, opera
Performers: Bertocci, Aldo; Campi, Enrico; Carturan, Gabriella; Cassinelli, Antonio; Cormanni, Adolfo; Dondi, Dino; Gencer, Leyla; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Ortica, Mario; Pelizzoni, Rinaldo; Puglisi, Lino...
Conductors: Gavazzeni, Gianandrea
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Pizzetti, successor to Respighi at the St. Cecilia Academy in Rome, wrote in a style reminiscent both of the Impressionists and of late Reniaissance or...continue...