Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Sinfonia
7:26
2 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 1. Introduzione "Piano, pianissimo"
3:00
3 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. Cavatina "Ecco, ridente in cielo" - Seguito dell'Introduzione "Egi, Fiorello?" - Recitativo "Gente indiscreta!"
7:29
4 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 2. Cavatina "Largo al factotum" - Recitativo "Ah, ah! che bella vita!"
10:52
5 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 3. Canzone "Se il mio nome saper voi bramate" - Recitativo "Oh cielo!"
3:50
6 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 4. Duetto "All'idea di quel metallo"
8:48
7 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 5. Cavatina "Una voce poco fa" - Recitativo "Si, si, la vincerò"
9:41
8 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 6. Aria "La calunnia è un venticello" - Recitativo "Ah! che ne dite?"
7:44
9 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 7. Duetto "Dunque io son" - Recitativo "Ora mi sento meglio"
6:23
10 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. No. 8. Aria "A un dottor de la mia sorte"
6:09
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I, No. 9. Recitativo "Finora in questa camera" - Finale I "Ehi, di casa!... buona gente!"
9:10
2 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. "Alto là!"
6:38
3 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act I. "Ma, signor..." "Zitto tu!"
5:45
4 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II. Recitativo "Ma vedi il mio destino" - No. 10. Duetto "Pace e gioia sia con voi" - Recitativo "Insomma, mio signore"
6:35
5 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 11. Aria "Contro un cor che accende amore" - Recitativo "Bella voce! Bravissima!"
5:06
6 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 12. Arietta "Quando mi sei vicina" - Recitativo "Bravo, signor barbiere"
3:30
7 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 13. Quintetto "Don Basilio!" - Recitativo "Ah! Disgraziato me!" - Recitativo "Che vecchio sospettoso!"
11:39
8 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 14. Aria "Il vecchiotto cerca moglie" - Recitativo "Dunque voi Don Alonso"
4:03
9 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 15. Temporale - Recitativo "Alfine, eccoci qua"
4:11
10 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 16. Terzetto "Ah! qual colpo inaspettato!" - Recitativo "Ah, disgraziati noi!"
8:40
11 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Act II, No. 19. Finaletto II "Di sì felice innesto"
2:17

Credits

CD 1

harpsichord:
Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor) (tracks 3–5, 7–9)
baritone vocals:
Renato Cesari (bass-baritone) (tracks 2–3)
Hermann Prey (baritone) (tracks 4–9)
bass vocals:
Enzo Dara (operatic bass) (tracks 4, 7–9)
Paolo Montarsolo (operatic bass) (tracks 7–8)
bass vocals [Bartolo]:
Enzo Dara (operatic bass) (track 10)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Opera Chorus (tracks 2–3)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1–5, 5–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1971-09) (tracks 1–6, 8, 10)
librettist:
Cesare Sterbini (tracks 2–5, 5–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (mezzo soprano) (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-09) (tracks 1–6, 8, 10)
tenor vocals:
Luigi Alva (tenor) (tracks 2–6)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (track 10)
recorded at:
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1971-09) (tracks 1–6, 8, 10)
arrangements:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 1)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short) (track 1)
later parody versions:
medley including a recording of:
part of:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Atto I (tracks 2–5, 5–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10)
recording of:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (1971-09) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

harpsichord:
Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor) (tracks 1, 4–10)
baritone vocals:
Renato Cesari (bass-baritone) (track 11)
Hermann Prey (baritone) (tracks 2–3, 6–7, 9–10)
baritone vocals [Figaro]:
Hermann Prey (baritone) (track 11)
bass vocals:
Enzo Dara (operatic bass) (tracks 1–8, 10)
Paolo Montarsolo (operatic bass) (tracks 1–3, 7–8, 10)
Luigi Roni (operatic bass) (tracks 2–3, 10)
bass vocals [Bartolo]:
Enzo Dara (operatic bass) (track 11)
bass vocals [Basilio]:
Paolo Montarsolo (operatic bass) (track 11)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Opera Chorus (tracks 2–3)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1, 1–2, 2, 2–4, 4–5, 5–7, 7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10–11)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1971-09) (tracks 1–4, 6–11)
librettist:
Cesare Sterbini (tracks 1, 1–2, 2, 2–4, 4–5, 5–7, 7, 7–8, 8–10, 10–11)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (mezzo soprano) (tracks 1–10)
Stefania Malagú (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 1–3, 7–8)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Berta]:
Stefania Malagú (mezzo-soprano) (track 11)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Rosina]:
Teresa Berganza (mezzo soprano) (track 11)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-09) (tracks 1–4, 6–11)
tenor vocals:
Luigi Alva (tenor) (tracks 1–7, 9–11)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (track 11)
recorded at:
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1971-09) (tracks 1–4, 6–11)
medley including a recording of:
part of:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Atto II (tracks 4, 4–5, 5–7, 7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10–11)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Atto I (tracks 1, 1–2, 2, 2–3)
recording of:

Release

part of:The Originals (Deutsche Grammophon/Archiv Produktion)
ASIN:US: B000006NXT [info]
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id47133526 [info]
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4577332 [info]