Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)

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'Largo al factotum' artwork

'Largo al factotum' Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Ion Marin Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Soloists: Dmitri Hvorostovsky Record label: PHILIPS Catalogue ID: 4686822

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Riccardo Chailly Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of La Scala, Milan Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4438502

Gioachino Rossini Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia Record label: Sony Classical Catalogue ID: 75605 570312

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Herbert von Karajan Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 415 3772

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‘William Tell’ Overture played by a train set and bottles is a magnificent percussion achievement

‘William Tell’ Overture played by a train set and bottles is a magnificent percussion achievement

William Tell on bottles

Talented muso boi plays William Tell Overture using nothing but bottles

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Fedotov won last year's Ice Age Kids contest

Incredible 8-year-old Russian ice skater dances to Rossini’s ‘Figaro’ aria