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Mozart – Le nozze di Figaro (Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Kenneth Montgomery)

Conducted by Kenneth Montgomery, Amsterdam-based Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century and Chorus performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Italian: Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786. The Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838), the Italian, later American opera librettist, poet and Roman Catholic priest. Recorded at the TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht on October 17, 2015. Published by AVROTROS Klassiek.
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Haydn – Symphony No. 88 (Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen)

Conducted by Frans Brüggen, Orchestra of the 18th Century plays Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 88 in G major (Hoboken 1/88), occasionally referred to as The Letter V referring to an older method of cataloguing Haydn’s symphonic output.
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Mendelssohn – Symphony No 4 in A major – the “Italian” (Brüggen)

Conducted by Frans Brüggen, one of the foremost experts in the performance of eighteenth century music, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century (Dutch: Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw) plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, commonly known as the Italian.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 40 (Brüggen)

Dutch early music orchestra The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century (Dutch: Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw) plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550. Conductor: Frans Brüggen. Rotterdam, March 2010.
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