Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 L'Italiana in Algeri
Gioachino Rossini 8:03
2 Il barbiere di Siviglia
Gioachino Rossini 7:27
3 Il Signor Bruschino
Gioachino Rossini 4:51
4 La scala di seta
Gioachino Rossini 6:16
5 La Cenerentola
Gioachino Rossini 8:32
6 La gazza ladra
Gioachino Rossini 10:29
7 Semiramide
Gioachino Rossini 12:49
8 Guglielmo Tell
Gioachino Rossini 12:20

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 6)
conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-24) (track 4)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1962-12-13 – 1962-12-14) (tracks 7–8)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1964-04-01 – 1964-04-03) (tracks 5–6)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-24) (track 4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1962-12-13 – 1962-12-14) (tracks 7–8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1964-04-01 – 1964-04-03) (tracks 5–6)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-24) (track 4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1962-12-13 – 1962-12-14) (tracks 7–8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1964-04-01 – 1964-04-03) (tracks 5–6)
arrangements:
Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 2)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 2)
L'italiana in Algeria: Overture (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 1)
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 5)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 6)
Overture de l'opera "Guillaume Tell", S. 552, R. 237 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 8)
Overture to An Italian Girl in Algiers (for brass band, Parkes) (track 1)
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén) (track 8)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short) (track 2)
William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version) (track 8)
later parody versions:
part of:
La scala di seta (track 4)
Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi) (track 8)
Guillaume Tell (track 8)
La gazza ladra (track 6)
Semiramide (track 7)
parts:
recording of:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 2)
Il signor Bruschino: Overture (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 3)
L'italiana in Algeri: Sinfonia (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 1)
La scala di seta: Overture (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-24) (track 4)
Guillaume Tell: Overture (1962-12-13 – 1962-12-14) (track 8)
Semiramide: Overture (1962-12-13 – 1962-12-14) (track 7)
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo: Overture (1964-04-01 – 1964-04-03) (track 5)
La gazza ladra: Overture (1964-04-01 – 1964-04-03) (track 6)
referred to in medleys: