This website contains "Discographies" which were generated by CLOR of the following 41 operas by Gioacchino Rossini

List of Composers

Order alphabetically

1810 - La cambiale di matrimonio

1811 - L'equivoco stravagante

1812 - Ciro in Babilonia

1812 - Demetrio e Polibio

1812 - L'ingano felice

1812 - L'occasione fa il ladro

1812 - La pietra di paragone

1812 - La scala di seta

1813 - Aureliano in Palmira

1813 - Il signor Bruschino

1813 - Tancredi

1813 - L'Italiana in Algeri

1814 - Sigismondo

1814 - Il Turco in Italia

1815 - Elisabetta regina d'Inghilterra

1815 - Torvaldo e Dorliska

1816 - Otello

1816 - Il barbiere di Siviglia

1816 - La Gazzetta

1817 - Adelaide di Borgogna

1817 - Armida

1817 - La Cenerentola

1817 - La gazza ladra

1818 - Mosè in Egitto

1818 - Ricciardo e Zoraide

1819 - Bianca e Falliero

1819 - Eduardo e Christina

1819 - Ermione

1819 - La donna del lago

1820 - Maometto II

1821 - Matilde di Shabran

1822 - Zelmira

1823 - Semiramide

1825 - Il viaggio a Reims

1826 - Ivanoé

1826 - Le siège de Corinthe [L'assedio di Corinto]

1826 - Adina

1828 - Le Comte Ory

1829 - Guillaume Tell [Guglielmo Tell]

1829 - Moïse et Pharaon [Mosè]

1846 - Robert Bruce

List of Composers

About CLOR

CLOR is an Indexed Electronic Catalogue (IEC) in which it is intended to list all recordings that are or have been commercially available of "complete" operas or of extended excerpts of operas longer than about 20 minutes, i.e. as long or longer than one LP-side. Audio and video recordings are included and the term "opera" is taken to include operettas, opéra-bouffes, G&S, zarzuelas and a few musicals as well as works normally described as operas. Although more than 14,000 recordings of over 3100 operas are listed in CLOR it is far from being complete and, of course, never will be.

All the software is purpose-written, so the search-engine is completely integrated with the catalogue, and thus there should be no "false-hits"

The following information about each recording is included, when known, title, composer, year of first performance, date of recording, orchestra, chorus, language of performance, singers and the roles they perform, catalogue numbers and the years of issue in the various formats, and references to reviews in the main Western European languages.

There are composer, title, conductor, singer, and singer-with-singer indexes by which information can be retrieved by the use of three-letter codes (the first three letters of the name or title), as well as two "browse modes" in which composers and titles are listed alphabetically. In addition, the user is presented with a series of "ordered lists". Thus, the recordings on file in which a particular singer appears may be listed in alphabetical or inverse alphabetical order of composer, title, or conductor, or in order or inverse order of the year of the recording. Also, the recordings in which the singer appears with any other singer may be listed similarly. In this way the user gets an overall view of what recordings are on file before opening the file for any particular recording. In addition to the indexes there is a general search facility which will search the whole catalogue for the occurrence of any string of characters. This may be refined by carrying out further searches based on the principles of Boolean logic.

CLOR will print many of the lists and documents that it displays on the screen provided that WORDPAD or NOTEPAD is installed on the user's computer. It is also possible to send these lists and documents to wordpad as an ANSI-encoded text file so that the user can edit them and save them in another format with a name of his or her choice. Many of the lists and documents that CLOR produces may be converted into HTML-format. Thus, it will produce opera (but not conductor or singer) "discographies" in HTML for more than 3000 operas. The "discographies" on this website are examples.

If you are interested in Opera "Discographies" you may also find Carlo Marinelli's "Opera Discography Encylopaedia" (ODE) and the discography in the Opera Data Base (ODB) of interest or if you prefer the printed page try "Recent International Opera Discography" Vol.23; compiled by Charles H. Parsons and published by the Edwin Mellen Press

------------------------------------------------------------------------- - to contact the compiler, Brian Capon, and to report errors and omissions.

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