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ROSSINI: Inganno felice (L') [Opera]


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ROSSINI: Inganno felice (L') [Opera]

Rossini’s ‘rescue opera’ L’inganno felice (The Happy Deception) won immediate contemporary popularity after its first performance in 1812. One of the composer’s most inventive and sparkling scores, with soprano, tenor and bass arias of great beauty, it is today by far the least well-known and least often performed of his five farse written for Venice. The drama concerns the attempt of Isabella, wrongly rejected by her husband the Duke, and her protector, the miner Tarabotto, who had rescued her, half dead, from the sea, to bring to justice the Duke’s villainous confidant Ormondo and his henchman Batone, and to reconcile Isabella with her husband, an end happily achieved, the guilty punished and the innocent triumphant.

Disc 1

Rossini, Gioachino
Foppa, Giuseppe Maria, lyricist(s)

  L'inganno felice
1.   Scene 1: Introduction 00:05:55
2.   Scene 2: Cosa dite! Ma cosa dite! (Tarabotto, Isabella) 00:09:28
3.   Scene 3: Ebben, che ascondi a Tarabatto (Isabella, Tarabotto) 00:04:44
4.   Scene 4: Qual tenero diletto (Bertrando) 00:05:23
5.   Scene 5: Ebben, che tenta il Duca mio vivino (Bertrando, Ormondo, Batone, Tarabotto, Isabella) 00:03:25
6.   Scene 6: Una voce m'ha colpito (Batone) 00:06:23
7.   Scene 7: Egli resto indeciso (Isabella, Tarabotto, Bertrando) 00:02:14
8.   Scene 8: Quel sembiante, quello sguardo (Tarabotto, Isabella, Bertrando) 00:09:07
9.   Scene 9: Oh, l'impressione e fatta, e sembra in bene! (Tarabotto, Bertrando, Ormondo) 00:02:30
10.   Scene 10: Tu mi conosci e sai (Ormondo) 00:02:09

Disc 2

Rossini, Gioachino
Foppa, Giuseppe Maria, lyricist(s)

  L'inganno felice
1.   Scene 11: Me la paghera tua vita (Batone, Tarabotto) 00:02:32
2.   Scene 12: Va taluno mormorando (Batone, Tarabotto) 00:05:43
3.   Scene 13: E deciso! (Tarabotto, Isabella) 00:02:27
4.   Scene 14: Al piu dolce a caro oggetto (Isabella) 00:06:26
5.   Scene 15: Son fuor di me! Il mio caso (Tarabotto, Ormondo, Bertrando) 00:02:01
6.   Scene 16: Tacita notte amica (Batone, Isabella, Tarabotto, Ormondo, Bertrando) 00:15:07

Total Playing Time: 01:25:34

Rossini, Gioachino

Foppa, Giuseppe Maria

Zedda, Alberto

Czech Chamber Soloists, Brno

Bailey, Simon; Mologni, Corinna; Regazzo, Lorenzo; Tarver, Kenneth; Vinco, Marco

Label: Naxos

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.660233-34

Barcode: 0730099623322

Physical Release: 06/2008

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