Monday, October 10, 2016

CD Spotlight September 2016: Paisiello Official Composer of Napoleon I (2 December 1804)

Giovanni Paisiello (1750-1816)
200th Paisiello Anniversary  (1816-2016) In 18th/19th century Paisiello was considered the “King of Composers & the Composer of Kings”. Mozart and Paisiello were on friendly terms and used to play quartets together during the Viennese soirées in 1780s. Then Paisiello became the Official Composer of Napoleon I
Koch Schwann Records