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This boxset celebrates both Rossini150 & Cecilia Bartoli’s 30 years on Decca - the first boxed set from the most successful classical artist of the present day in collaboration with Fondazione Rossini. 15-CD + 6-DVD limited edition set collecting the complete recorded repertoire from Rossini’s oeuvre of the most lustrous Rossinian primissima donna - includes a previously unreleased recording of Salvatore Sciarrino’s orchestration of Giovanna d’Arco cantata with Riccardo Chailly, rediscovered in the Decca archives. The set also contains a 216pp hardcover book (English/French/German/Italian) and includes: o New tributes by friend and Rossini expert, Sergio Ragni, on Cecilia and the music of Rossini; and by Ilaria Narici, Director of the Fondazione Rossini, on the legacy of Rossini and Cecilia’s contribution to performance practice o New musicological essays from the Fondazione Rossini Critical Edition scholars on the arias, cantatas and songs included in the edition plus essays/synopses on each opera by leading experts such as Philip Gossett (deceased) o Facsimiles of original manuscripts, authenticated images provided by the Fondazione Rossini archives plus photos from the Decca archives.
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Cat no: 4833936
Label: Decca Classics
Info correct on: 4/9/2018