Talk:Giovanni Paisiello

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"or Paesieixo". Does this variant appear in a contemporary document? What does Grove's say? --Wetman 23:43, 8 May 2006 (UTC)

It's a scanning error from the 1911 EB import and should be Paesiello (only -ai- v. -ae- different). Lots of respectable websites give the -ae- variant. I shall now change it.

"Two far greater composers"?[edit]

This is pure opinion, and seems to violate Wikipedia:Neutral Point of View. It is one certainly not held by me, and I`m sure I am not alone in that regard. I think that this should be removed. I looked up this article because I was listening to Paisiello`s "Il barbiere di Siviglia" this morning, and was disappointed to find such slant in the article. I am sure I am not the only one in the world who considers him to have been a great composer. Smyslov 2 June 2006

Removed it again. I for one do not consider Cherubini or Méhul to have been greater composers than Paisiello, and this statement is violation of Neutral Point of View. Smyslov 17:42, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

Consigned to oblivion?[edit]

"Il Barbiere di Siviglia", it is now acknowledged as Rossini's greatest work, while Paisiello's opera is consigned to oblivion'

What? Paisiello's "Barbiere" consigned to oblivion?

" known only to connoisseurs of opera"? " only infrequently produced"/ What? --10:43, 10 September 2006 (UTC)

I accept your second proposal.

List of Works should have its own article[edit]

The newly added list of works is great. Could we split it off into its own article? DavidRF (talk) 14:47, 7 May 2008 (UTC)

List of works source. . .[edit]

What's the source for the list of works? - Gus (T, C) 2012-01-21 19:46Z

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