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Saverio Mercadante

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Capricci (20) for flute (1)
Clarinet Concerto in B flat major, op.101 (4)
Clarinet Concerto in E flat major, op.76 (2)
Concertante no.3 in E flat major (1)
Concertino for Clarinet & Orchestra in C minor (2)
Concerto for two flutes in D major (1)
Concertos for Flute and Orchestra (3) (1)
Didone abbandonata (2)
Don Chisciotte alle nozze di Gamaccio (1)
Elena da Feltre (1)
Emma d'Antiochi (1)
Flute Concerto in E minor (1)
Flute Concerto in F major (1)
Flute Concerto no.1 in E major, op.49 (5)
Flute Concerto no.2 in E minor, op.57 (4)
Flute Concerto no.4 in G major (3)
Flute Concerto no.5 in F major (1)
Flute Concerto no.6 in D major (4)
Francesca da Rimini (dramma per musica in two acts) (3)
Garibaldi (1)
I Briganti (The Brigands) (1)
I Normanni a Parigi (highlights) (1)
Il Giuramento (2)
Introduzione, Largo, Tema con variazioni for flute and orchestra (1)
L'appel du chasseur (1)
La vestale (1)
Maria Stuarda, Regina di Scozia (highlights) (1)
Musica Sacra a Stile Operistico (1)
Omaggio a Bellini (1)
Pelagio (1)
Salve Maria (1)
Sinfonia Concertante for flute, clarinet, horn and orchestra (1)
Sinfonia Concertante no.1 for flute, 2 clarinets, horn and orchestra (1)
Sinfonia on themes from Rossini's Stabat Mater (2)
Sinfonia sulla 2a caratteristica napoletana (1)
Theme and Variations in A Major (1)
Zaira (1)

Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante (baptised 17 September 1795 – 17 December 1870) was an Italian composer, particularly of operas. While Mercadante may not have retained the international celebrity of Gaetano Donizetti or Gioachino Rossini beyond his own lifetime, he composed as impressive a number of works as either; and his development of operatic structures, melodic styles and orchestration contributed significantly to the foundations upon which Giuseppe Verdi built his dramatic technique.

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Recent Mercadante releases

Mercadante - Didone abbandonata (DVD)
Mercadante - Didone abbandonata (DVD)


(Naxos - DVD)

Mercadante - Didone abbandonata (Blu-ray)
Mercadante - Didone abbandonata (Blu-ray)


(Naxos - Blu-ray)

Peches d’Opera: Rossini, Salons & Horn Virtuosi
Peches d’Opera: Rossini, Salons & Horn Virtuosi



Clarinet Concertos
Clarinet Concertos


(Brilliant Classics)