Porpora: Dall'amor piu sventurato (Orfeo)
This page lists all recordings of Dall'amor piu sventurato (Orfeo), by Nicola Antonio Porpora (1686-1768) on CD.
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Arias for Farinelli
Thanks to the cinema, Farinelli is now popularly seen as the archetype of Baroque vocal art. His timbre and technique were an inspiration to the composers of his time, and many opera arias bearing the mark of Farinelli have come down to us. A selection of these, many of them never recorded before, is performed here by the American mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux, one of the few singers capable of doing justice to this demanding repertory. Long acquainted with these virtuoso arias and the vocal technique they require, René Jacobs has provided specially written decorations for each of them.
“...the hair-raising roulades, trills and enormously wide leaps hold no terrors for her. The performances, directed by René Jacobs, are stylish and expressive, as well as pyrotechnically breathtaking.” The Telegraph, 1st June 2002
“Vivica Genaux is a major star in the making...coupled with Jacobs' stylish accompaniment, Genaux's faultless presentation of this richly ornamented music easily overcomes any risks in the repertoire.” The Independent, 17th May 2002
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Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik - A Portrait
Bach, C P E:
Symphony in E Flat Major Wq 179: Prestissimo
Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Wq 170: Andante
Bach, J S:
Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV1052: Allegro
Raphael Alpermann (harpsichord)
Bach, W F:
Sinfonia in D minor, F. 65 'Adagio & Fugue'
Croesus: Liebe, sag', was fängst du an?
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Concerto in B major for harpsichord & strings: Allegro
Christine Schornsheim (harpsichord)
Dall'amor piu sventurato (Orfeo)
Vivica Genaux (mezzo)
Overture (Suite) TWV 55:F11 in F major for 4 horns, 2 oboes, 2 violins & b.c. 'Alster'
Ouverture 'La Bizarre': Menuets I & II
Ouverture 'La Bizarre': Rossignol
Suite in D major, TWV 55:D18 'Les Postillons': Overture & Fanfare
Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik
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