LARGO AL FACTOTUM

Latest update on 13/04/2015

Artist: Gioacchino Rossini
Author: Gioacchino Rossini
Year: 1816

From his opera Il Barbiere Di Siviglia. Libretto: Cesare Sterbini. Based upon Pierre de Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Séville from 1775. First staged in Teatro Argentina in Rome under the title Almaviva Ossia L'inutil Precauzione, a fiasco. That's when the title was changed.

Covers:

1903:

Charles Adams Prince & Giuseppe Campanari

1906:

Titta Ruffo [for Gramophone]

1911:

Pasquale Amato

1930:

Lawrence Tibbett

1932:

Willy Derby [as Figaro Parodie]

1962:

Dorus [idem; lyrics: Ferry van Delden, hit NL]

1974:

BZN [as Barber's Rock]

1991:

Earle Patriarco [in film Oscar]

1991:

Vanessa-Mae

1995:

Roberto Servile & Falione Chamber Orch. [in film Copycat]

2007:

Mika [admits influence on his singing throughout world hit Grace Kelly]

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