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ROSSINI: Overtures

Composer(s):Rossini, Gioachino
Artist(s) Halasz, Michael, Conductor • Zagreb Festival Orchestra
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.550236
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps


Precise, Thrilling, Wow!
Review By Burggraaf1,January 2011

After hearing Rossini's Semiramide Overture, a new piece for me, at a recent live performance of a local symphony orchestra, I just had to have a track of it to play. I found it here with other pieces that I absolutely love, The Thieving Magpie and The Barber of Seville Overtures, and some more that I was not familiar with. Bam! Pow! What a collection. Listen with headphones and you will soon be waving your arms around directing the entry of the tympani, strings, woodwinds, and, oh, the piccolo, particularly it the Semiramide; the fidelity is wonderful with headphones as you can zero in on sections and individual instruments in the Zagreb Festival Orchestra.

Watch out for the William Tell Overture; your waiting for the entry of the Lone Ranger, and, finally, there he more....


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