Gioacchino ROSSINI a Giant of Italian Music

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Gioacchino Rossini
I studied and earning music just from I was few years. With Mozart, Louis Armstrong, Mina, Gioacchino Rossini was one of my Heroes. The Power of his music, his 'crescendo' makes me fill a very incredible emotions; if you close your eyes he can make you dreams... "La gazza ladra", "Il barbiere di Siviglia" , the "Overtures" , "William Tell", are pièces that only a genius can write, more than an easy musicist. 
He was born only 3 years after Mozart's died; this date is significant to the Italian's music development: Rossini, Verdi and after Puccini signed 100 years of best Italian classic music, only the 'rock revolution', comes from UK and US, in the '60's can change it, and, finally, rennoved.
When he was at the best of his career his stopped and go to leave near Paris. We don't know why.
Someone think because he was a big depression, others one, other things...

Most widely works by Gioacchino Rossini:
  • Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 2,772 editions published between 1692 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 3,427 libraries worldwide Comic masterpiece taken from Beaumarchais' comedy.
  • Overtures by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 649 editions published between 1824 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,068 libraries worldwide
  • Barbier de Séville (Le). Extr. Ouverture,. Rossini, Gioacchino4230. La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 857 editions published between 1817 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide An opera version of Cinderella by Rossini.
  • William Tell by Gioacchino Rossini ( ) 1,249 editions published between 1810 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide A filmed performance at the Teatro alla Scala of Rossini's final stagework. The story of William Tell, who had prompted the Swiss to overthrow their Hapsburg rulers, entwines the tale of Arnold and Matilde, a villager and a Hapsburg princess torn between their love for one another and their loyalty to their countries. 
  • L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ), 669 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide An official has grown tired of his wife and sets off to find a new paramour.
  • Stabat Mater by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 189 editions published between 1841 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide Concert program for performance at the Academy of Music, New York, Sunday evening, Nov. 30, 1879, at 8 o'clock.
  • Semiramide by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 682 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide Semiramide: Melodramma tragico in due atti. Libretto: Gaetano Rossi.
  • Petite Messe solennelle by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 411 editions published between 1831 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide An unnatural cry in the dark, an angry swell of political protest, the disappearance of a confidential file from the embassy in Bonn, and a British diplomat who has simply vanished into the night air are the events that start this thriller on a tumultuous ride through a Germany of disenchantment and political dishonor.
  • Overture to the opera Guillaume Tell by Gioacchino Rossini ( ) 467 editions published between 1800 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 837 libraries worldwide Instrumental selection.
  • Il turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 343 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 824 libraries worldwide In this comic opera, a poet uses the romantic entanglements of a Turkish prince with some inhabitants of Naples as source material for his next play.
  • Tancredi by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 490 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 804 libraries worldwide Concertopname gemaakt op 21 oktober 2005 in het "Teatro Comunale", Firenze.
  • String sonatas by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 177 editions published between 1804 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 748 libraries worldwide No. 6 is the composer's wind quartet. No. 1-5 originally for string quartet; arr. here for wind quartet. These works were collected and arr. for wind instruments by Friedrich Berr and were originally published by Schott's Söhne in 1829--National Union Catalog Pre-1956 imprints. Mansell, 1977, v. 505, p. 516.
  • L'assedio di Corinto by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 320 editions published between 1816 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 713 libraries worldwide Nineteenth-century piano reduction of the Greek march from his opera "Siège de Corinthe." Manuscript written in an unidentified hand, not written in Rossini's hand.
  • Otello by Gioacchino Rossini ( ) 469 editions published between 1816 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 674 libraries worldwide Otello ossia Il Moro di Venezia: Dramma per musica in tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Berio di Salsa.
  • Le comte Ory by Gioacchino Rossini ( ) 370 editions published between 1820 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 668 libraries worldwide Le Comte Ory: Opéra en deux actes. Livret: Eugène Scribe et Charles Gaspard Delestre-Poirson.
  • La gazza ladra by Gioacchino Rossini ( ) 584 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 618 libraries worldwide Tells the story of a young servant who is unjustly accused of stealing a silver spoon.
  • Excerpts from Sins of my old age by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 119 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 564 libraries worldwide Contains 51 separate manuscript scores for voices and piano, and piano solo, copied from the autograph, and corrected and signed by the composer. They are part of the large collection Péchés de vieillesse (Sins of old age), with 237 small vocal and piano works in 13 albums, written in the last years of the composer's life.
  • Il Signor Bruschino by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 201 editions published between 1813 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 558 libraries worldwide Il Signor Bruschino ossia Il Figlio per azzardo: Farsa giocosa in un'atto. Libretto: Giuseppe Foppa. La donna del lago by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording ) 388 editions published between 1819 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 548 libraries worldwide
  • La Donna del Lago: Melodramma in due atti. Libretto: Andrea Leone Tottola. Mosè in Egitto by Gioacchino Rossini ( ) 458 editions published between 1819 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide Il existe 3 versions successives de cet opéra : 1. Mosè in Egitto, en 3 actes, livret italien de Tottola (1818) ; 2. Moïse et Pharaon, en 4 actes, livret français de Balocchi et Jouy (1827) ; 3. Mosè, en 4 actes, livret italien de Calisto Bassi (1827-1829). Il s'agit ici de la 3e version.

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