Rossini - Overtures

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Rossini - Overtures

Antonio Pappano, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Carlo Tamponi (flute...

£9.95

Time was, before the Rossini operatic revival, that discs of the composer's overtures were plentiful. Conductors of the stature of Toscanini, Reiner, Giulini, Karajan and Abbado all set down their versions for the big labels. These days, you're more likely to encounter Rossini overtures attached to their respective operas, with complete recordings far more plentiful and adventurous than they once were. But discs of the overtures can still lift the spirits, especially when they're as positively fizzing as this collection from Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra dell'... read more

Time was, before the Rossini operatic revival, that discs of the composer's overtures were plentiful. Conductors of the stature of Toscanini, Reiner, Giulini, Karajan and... read more

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