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Our new features this week include Don Chisciotte, a world premiere recording of an opera by Mercadante, who was a contemporary of Rossini and Donizetti. To honor the upcoming Olympic games, we feature L'Olimpiade, an album of operatic settings inspired by the games, plus discounts on national anthems of the world. Finally, an album of American chamber music featuring David Shifrin on clarinet and his ensemble, Chamber Music Northwest. Please enjoy the features and the music.

The ClassicsOnline Team

This Week's New Features - Thursday, July 12, 2012

Saverio Mercadante - Don Chisciotte Don Chisciotte is based on an episode within Cervante's Don Quixote in which the hero prevents the forced marriage of a poor farm girl to the wealthy Camacho. This entertaining and innovative 'melodramma giocoso' was composed by Saverio Mercadante, a contemporary of Rossini and Donizetti, and this is the first modern recording of the work.

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L'Olimpiade This unique recording brings together sixteen of the 'Olympian' composers who set Metastasio’s libretto to music, assembling the full story using settings from each composer. It includes 16 arias in their world premiere recordings. Also, take 20% off the Marco Polo series of National Anthem recordings in celebration of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. more info
Modern Chamber Music - Copland-Hartke-Kernis-Zwilich | David Shifrin and Chamber Music Northwest Clarinet virtuoso David Shifrin and members of Chamber Music Northwest perform four vibrant modern chamber works by leading American contemporary composers.

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Last Chance: Harmonia Mundi Gold - 20% off the series
Harmonia Mundi Gold - 20% off the series Harmonia Mundi has earned a reputation as one of the most important classical music labels with their emphasis on the highest quality both in performances and sound. The Gold series is an assemblage of cornerstones in establishing that reputation - a collection that contains innumerable gems.

The entire series are available at special prices, up to 50% off.
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