Cookie Control

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer.
I am happy to proceed
Image

Catalani: Ero E Leandro [Francesco La Vecchia, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma] [Naxos: 8573072]


Buy + Add To Wish List + £4.99 (£6.99)

Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
Alfredo Catalani is best known today for his opera La Wally, but he also experimented with a number of orchestral works, including three symphonies. Ero e Leandro, Catalani's last orchestral work, evokes the dramatic tragedy of the Greek mythological lovers Hero and Leander who lived on either side of the Hellespont (the modern Dardanelles). The brief Scherzo is a sparkling piece while the Andantino is noteworthy for its fluid melodic line. The bel canto lyricism of Contemplazione contrasts with Il Mattino, a single-movement Romantic symphony divided into several clearly distinguishable sections.

Francesco La Vecchia and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma have a well-established track record and a remarkable discography of Italian music with Naxos. With the romantic work of Catalani they move back in time from their previous recordings of music by Casella. ClassicsToday comment that 'it's great to see them branching out into the unexplored byways of modern Italian music, a terribly neglected field' (8.572410 Franco Ferrara's Fantasia tragica).
Facts
Item number 8573072
Barcode 747313307272
Release date 06/01/2014
Category Orchestral | Classical Music
Label Naxos Classics | Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Composers Alfredo Catalani
Conductors Francesco La Vecchia
Orchestras Orchestra Sinfonica Di Roma
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like Catalani: Ero E Leandro [Francesco La Vecchia, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma] [Naxos: 8573072], please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£4.99 (£6.99)
Clementi: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (Overture In D) (Francesco La Vecchia, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma) (Naxos: 8.573071)
Image
£4.99 (£6.99)
Sgambati: Symphony No. 1 (Cola Di Rienzo Overture) (Francesco La Vecchia/ Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma) (Naxos: 8.573007)
Image
£4.99 (£6.99)
Casella: La Donna Serpente (Partita Piano/ Orchestra) (Sun Hee You/ Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma/ Francesco La Vecchia) (Naxos: 8.573005)
Image
£4.99 (£6.99)
Hanson: Symphony No. 4/ Symphony No. 5 (Naxos: 8.559703)
Still: Symphonies Nos. 2 &3/ Wood Note (Naxos: 8.559676) 8559676 03/01/2012 £4.99 (£6.99)
Hanson: Symphony No.3/ Merry Mount Suit (NAXOS 8.559702) 8559702 28/11/2011 £4.99 (£6.99)
R-Korsakov: Orchestral Suites (Suites: Le Coq D'Or/ Snow Maide) (NAXOS 8.572787) 8572787 28/11/2011 £4.99 (£6.99)
Braga Santos: Alfama (Symphonic Overture No. 3/ Elegy) (NAXOS 8.572815) 8572815 28/11/2011 £4.99 (£6.99)
Few in stock Buy +
Casella: Symphony No.3 (Elegia Eroica) (Francesco La Vecchia/ Orchestra Sinfonica Di Roma) (Naxos: 8.572415) 8572415 31/05/2011 £4.99 (£6.99)
Out of stock
BEST OF OPERA, VOL. 2 (Naxos: 8.553167) 8553167 01/01/2000 £4.99 (£6.99)
My account
My cart: 0 items