Opera Explained: Gluck - Orfeo Ed Euridice

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Opera Explained: Gluck - Orfeo Ed Euridice

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Naxos

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8558122
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1

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0636943812228

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66 minutes

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Opera Explained: Gluck - Orfeo Ed Euridice


Gluck:

Orfeo ed Euridice

An introduction to the Opera


David Timson (narrator)

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Background

Introduction

The casting of Orpheus - castrati

References to castrati; the different versions of Orfeo ed Euridice

Gluck

Orfeo ed Euridice

The Overture

Act I, Scene 1

Orfeo: 'Chiamo il mio ben cosi'

Amor enters

Act II: the gates of Hell

Orpheus plays his harp to the Furies

Act II, Scene 2: The Dance of the Blessed Spirits

The chorus presents Euridice

Act III: Orfeo and Euridice return from the Underworld

Duet for Orfeo and Euridice

Orfeo: 'Che faro senza Euridice?'

The happy ending

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