Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)

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'Largo al factotum' artwork

'Largo al factotum' Gioachino Rossini Conductor: The Barber of Seville

La Cenerentola - Overture artwork

La Cenerentola - Overture Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Carlo Rizzi Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Record label: Teldec Catalogue ID: 4509 945532

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: Classic FM 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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Rossini shave

Operatic baritone sings Rossini's 'Barber of Seville' while doing a cut-throat shave on himself