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Donald Macleod focuses on a keyboard concerto dedicated to one of Paisiello's most prestigious pupils and the opera which became his biggest hit.

Paisiello didn't compose a great deal of instrumental music during his lifetime, but whilst in St Petersburg, he wrote a selection of keyboard music dedicated to two of his most prestigious pupils. Donald Macleod introduces the gracious Harpsichord Concerto in C major and the opera which was destined to become Paisiello's biggest hit, 'Il barbiere di Siviglia'.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Il barbiere di siviglia – Act I No.3: Aria – 'Scorsi gia molti paesi'

    Performer: István Gáti (Figaro) Performer: Hungarian State Orchestra Performer: Ádám Fischer

    • ASV CDDCA873.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Piano Concerto no.1 in C

    Performer: Maria Teresa Garatti (harpsichord) Performer: I Musici

    • Philips 454 476-2.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Il barbiere di siviglia

    Performer: Act III: from aria ‘Giá riede primavera’ to end of act Performer: Kristina Laki (Rosina) Performer: Dénes Gulyás (Count Almaviva) Performer: József Gregor (Bartolo) Performer: István Gáti (Figaro) Performer: Sándor Sólyom-Nagy (Don Basilio) Performer: Hungarian State Orchestra Conductor: Ádám Fischer

    • ASV CDDCA873.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Il barbiere di siviglia – Act I No.3: Aria – 'Scorsi gia molti paesi'

    Performer: István Gáti (Figaro) Performer: Hungarian State Orchestra Performer: Ádám Fischer

    • ASV CDDCA873.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Piano Concerto no.1 in C

    Performer: Maria Teresa Garatti (harpsichord) Performer: I Musici

    • Philips 454 476-2.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Il barbiere di siviglia

    Performer: Act III: from aria ‘Giá riede primavera’ to end of act Performer: Kristina Laki (Rosina) Performer: Dénes Gulyás (Count Almaviva) Performer: József Gregor (Bartolo) Performer: István Gáti (Figaro) Performer: Sándor Sólyom-Nagy (Don Basilio) Performer: Hungarian State Orchestra Conductor: Ádám Fischer

    • ASV CDDCA873.

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