Piano Concertos Nos. 2, 5, 6, 8

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Title: Piano Concertos Nos. 2, 5, 6, 8
Otros títulos: Conciertos para Piano Nos. 2, 5, 6, 8
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Giovanni Paisiello; Pietro Spada; Orchestra da Camera di Santa Cecilia
Código CDU: Pais.02
Forma Musical: Concertos (Piano)
Abstract: As the eighteenth century operatic scene that surrounded and influenced Mozart emerged into clearer view, Giovanni Paisiello was recognized as one of its most significant shapers. He began composing opera as soon as he left the Conservatory of San Onofrio in Naples in 1763. In Naples he soon became established as a popular local composer. He was noted for simplifying operatic style in the interests of getting more quickly to the plot and keeping it moving. His librettist Giambattista Lorenzi crafted fast-moving, usually humorous plots as well as larger, dramatic operas. His tendency towards concision was strengthened when he accepted employment in the court of Catherine the Great of Russia in 1776. She demanded that productions in her theater last no more than an hour and a half. He strove to make his melodies more appealing, his orchestration more colorful, and make the music help illustrate the plot. Young Mozart studied Paisiello, greatly benefiting his own style. In 1781 Paisiello ...


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1. Concerto No. 2 in F major - Allegro giusto.mp3 6:37 9.075Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Concerto No. 2 in F major - Largo.mp3 7:06 9.736Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Concerto No. 2 in F major - Allegro assai.mp3 5:24 7.404Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Concerto No. 5 in D major- Allegro moderato.mp3 6:30 8.911Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Concerto No. 5 in D major - Largo (Allegro).mp3 6:07 8.394Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Concerto No. ... - Allegro con spirito.mp3 7:58 10.93Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Concerto No. 6 in B flat major - Largo.mp3 3:27 4.738Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Concerto No. ... jor - Rondò (Moderato).mp3 4:19 5.926Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Concerto No. 8 in C major - Allegro.mp3 9:45 13.37Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. & 11. Conce ... or - Andantino - Rondò.mp3 17:48 24.40Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Concerto No. 2 in F major - Completo.wav 19:00 191.8Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 5 in D major- Completo.wav 12:32 126.5Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 6 in B flat major - Completo.wav 15:38 157.7Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 8 in C major - Completo.wav 27:30 277.6Mb WAV audio wav

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