THE GREAT COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC 60 MOZART THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO AND DON GIOVANNI + BOOKLET Sealed BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS, ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN, COLIN DAVIS 412 831-1
Giovanni Sammartini (1700-1775) was an Italian composer, oboist, organist, choirmaster and teacher. He counted Gluck among his students, and was highly regarded by younger composers including J. C.Bach. It has also been noted that many stylizations in Joseph Haydn's compositions are similar to those of Sammartini. He is especially associated with the formation of the concert symphony. through both the shift from a brief opera-overture style.
R. Fleming & D. Hvorostovsky "La ci darem " Don Giovanni
The Concerts of the SINFONIA CHRISTKÖNIG LINZ under the patronage of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 2014 will open with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to the opera “Don Giovanni” Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64 Soloist: Volkhard Steude, violin Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major.