1837, vol. 1: Cherubini, Mercadante, Donizetti

There was not a state of Italy in 1837, but the Italian unification movement was well underway. The Italian peninsula at the time was a collection of city-states and duchies and kingdoms, which had been reconstituted by the Congress of Vienna in 1815, after the Napoleonic wars. […] Click here to continue reading a transcript of this podcast.

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Cherubini, String Quartet no. 6
Cherubini, String Quintet in E Minor
Mercadante, Il Giuramento
Donizetti, Messa di Gloria
Donizetti, Pia de’ Tolomei (highlights)
Donizetti, Pia de’ Tolomei
Donizetti, Roberto Devereux
Donizetti, Maria de Rudenz

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