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Furie Terribili - 30 Baroque Opera Hits

Bayo / Crowe / Persson / Rivenq / Bates / Jacobs
Release Date: 09/10/2013 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2908537   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claudio MonteverdiPier Francesco CavalliJean-Baptiste LullyMarc-Antoine Charpentier,   ... 
Performer:  Efrat Ben NunBernarda FinkGuillemette LaurensDanielle Borst,   ... 
Conductor:  René JacobsPhilippe HerrewegheWilliam ChristieAlfred Deller,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto VocaleLa Chapelle RoyaleLes Arts Florissants,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 29 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This double album invites you on a guided tour of the world of Baroque opera, from its origins in the early 17th century to its decline at the end of the Enlightenment. From recitar cantando to the da capo aria by way of French tragédie lyrique, the leading exponents of the genre will lead you into a dizzying spiral of vocal exploits illustrating all the human passions. This double album invites you on a guided tour of the world of Baroque opera, from its origins in the early 17th century to its decline at the end of the Enlightenment. From recitar cantando to the da capo aria by way of French tragédie lyrique, the leading exponents of the genre will lead you into a dizzying spiral of vocal exploits illustrating all the human passions. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
L'Orfeo: Prologue. Toccata by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2.
L'Orfeo: Ritornello: Dal mio Permesso amato by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Efrat Ben Nun ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3.
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria: Act 5. Scene 10: Illustratevi, o Cieli by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Bernarda Fink ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1640; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
4.
L'incorazione di Poppea: Act 3. Scene 8: Pur ti miro by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Guillemette Laurens (), Danielle Borst ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
La Calisto: Act 1. Scene 2: Piante ombrose / In ricovro più ombrosa by Pier Francesco Cavalli
Performer:  Maria Bayo ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1652; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
Armide: Prologue. Ouverture by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Chapelle Royale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7.
Armide: Act 2. Scene 5: Enfin, il est en ma puissance by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Performer:  Guillemette Laurens ()
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Chapelle Royale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8.
Armide: Act 2. Scene 3: Plus j'observe ces lieux by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Performer:  Howard Crook ()
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Chapelle Royale
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
9.
Médée, H 491: Quel prix de mon amour, quel fruit de mes forfaits by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Jill Feldman ()
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1693; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10.
Les Indes galantes: Danse du Grand Calumet de la Paix: Forêts paisibles by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Nicolas Rivenq (), Claron McFadden ()
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11.
Castor & Pollux: Act 1. Scene 3: Tristes apprêts, pâles flambeaux by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Agnès [Soprano Vocal] Mellon ()
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
12.
Dido & Aeneas: Act 3: Thy hand, Belinda by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Lynne Dawson ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; United Kingdom 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
13.
Dido & Aeneas: Act 3: When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Lynne Dawson ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; United Kingdom 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
14.
King Arthur: Act 3. Scene 2. Cold Song: What Power art thou by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Maurice Bevan ()
Conductor:  Alfred Deller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Musick
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
15.
Aggrippina: Act 2. Scene 11: Col peso del tuo amor / Scene 12: Quando invita la donna l'amante by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer [Mezzo-soprano Vocal] Rivera (), Sunhae Im ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709 
Length: 7 Minutes 52 Secs. 
16.
Rinaldo: Act 1. Scene 5: Firie terribili by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Inga Kalna ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
17.
Rinaldo: Act 2. Scene 4: Lascia ch'io pianga by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Miah Persson ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
18.
Serse: Act 1. Scene 1: Ombra mai fù by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Andreas Scholl ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
19.
Idaspe: Qual guerriero in campo armato by Riccardo Broschi
Performer:  Vivica Genaux ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1730; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
20.
Merope: Quell'usignolo by Geminiano Giacomelli
Performer:  Vivica Genaux ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Written: 1734 
Length: 14 Minutes 7 Secs. 
21.
Tolomeo, re d'Egitto: Act 3. Scene 6: Stille amare by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bejun [Countertenor Vocal] Mehta ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1728 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
22.
Il pastor fido: Act 2. Scene 9: Nò! Non basta a un infedele by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lucy Crowe ()
Conductor:  David Bates
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La nuova musica
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1712 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
23.
Sosarme: Act 2. Scene 8: Per le porte del tormento by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bejun [Countertenor Vocal] Mehta ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732 
Length: 9 Minutes 38 Secs. 
24.
Cleopatra e Cesare: Act 1. Scene 8: Tra le procelle assorto by Carl Heinrich Graun
Performer:  Janet [Soprano Vocal] Williams ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Cologne
Period: Classical 
Written: 1742 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
25.
Croesus: Act 2. Scene 8: Liebe, sag' was fängst du an? by Reinhard Keiser
Performer:  Dorothea Röschmann ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
26.
Les Troqueurs: Scene 2: Margo morbleu est par trop joyeuse by Antoine Dauvergne
Performer:  Nicolas Rivenq ()
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Coloniensis
Period: Classical 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
27.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Bernarda Fink ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
28.
Orpheus: Act 1. Scene 1: Sù, mio core à la vendetta by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Dorothea Röschmann ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
29.
Orpheus: Act 2. Scene 3: Trà speranza, e trà timore / Scene 10: So hat die Rache denn gesiege by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Roman Trekel (), Dorothea Röschmann ()
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 

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