The Zarzuela is an idiomatic Spanish form of opera that is known above all today through works written in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This recording, which was a “Gramophone Editor’s Choice” when first released shows, however, that even in the seventeenth century composers like Soler and Boccherini were already skilled in the operatic form.
|Boccherini:||Clementina: Overture & Cavatina|
|Hita:||La Briseida: arias|
Para obsequio a la deydad, nunca es culto la crueldad, y Iphigenia en Tracia: Overture & arias
Amor aumenta el valor: arias
|Soler, V M:||La madrileña o el tutor burlado: Overture & Seguidilla|