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Quella Fiamma / Stutzmann, Orfeo 55


Release Date: 10/27/2017 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 564495  
Composer:  Alessandro ScarlattiFrancesco DuranteAndrea FalconieriFrancesca Caccini,   ... 
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Arie Antiche compiled by Alessandro Parisotti are known to each and every student of classical singing. But with Quella fiamma, Nathalie Stutzmann and Orfeo 55 breathe new fire into this primer for the voice, performing these songs and arias with original orchestrations, as they would have been heard in their day. Before they were lessons, they were high art. This album is a selection of pieces from Arie antiche, a 19th Century collection of songs edited by Alessandro Parisotti to be a vocal primer. Though now more famous as the editor of Arie antiche, Parisotti was also a composer, and he managed to slip one of his own works into the book by attributing to Giovanni Pergolesi his song "Se tu m'ami". The collection was very Read more much a part of the trend to rediscover old and forgotten works, and the popularity of the three-volume set has endured to this day. For this album the musicians of Orfeo 55 have worked painstakingly to source original scores and to edit the parts as necessary. While the instrumental works are not part of Parisotti’s primer, they provide brief musical interludes between the songs to enhance the overall listening experience and bring these works together into a coherent programme.

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REVIEW:

Stutzmann's instrument is a rich, wine-dark voice. She sings with noble, emotional articulation, and when required, flashing virtuosity. Some of these arias are simply ravishing in her hands. She conducts with a firm hand as well. She is the star here, and one of the great baroque singers of our day.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Giŕ il sole dal Gange by Alessandro Scarlatti
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1680 
2.
Danza, danza fanciulla gentile by Francesco Durante
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
3.
Passacalle by Andrea Falconieri
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Renaissance 
4.
Amarilli mia bella by Francesca Caccini
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
5.
Vittoria, vittoria, mio core by Giacomo Carissimi
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
6.
Il Pompeo: O cessate di piagarmi by Alessandro Scarlatti
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1683; Rome, Italy 
7.
Alcina, HWV 34: Ah! mio cor! schemito sei! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
8.
Quella Fiamma by Francesco B. Conti
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
9.
Per la gloria by Antonio Maria Bononcini
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
10.
Sinfonie de camera (6), Op. 2: no 3 by Nicolo Porpora
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
11.
Vergin, tutto amor by Francesco Durante
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
12.
Concerto for Cello in G major by Nicolo Porpora
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Italy 
13.
Se tu m'ami by Alessandro Parisotti
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Romantic 
14.
Eteocle e Polinice: Che fiero costume by Giovanni Legrenzi
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1675; Italy 
15.
Delizie contente by Pier Francesco Cavalli
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
16.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor by Alessandro Marcello
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
17.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Piangerň la sorte mia by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
18.
Sonata ŕ 3 No. 4, for ensemble by Samuel Capricornus
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
19.
Plaisir D'Amour by Jean Paul Egide Martini
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
20.
Nel cor piů non mi sento by Giovanni Paisiello
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Classical 
21.
Concerto for Strings no 1 in F minor by Francesco Durante
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
22.
Orontea: Intorno all'idol mio by Antonio Cesti
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
23.
Sebben crudele me fai languir by Antonio Caldara
Conductor:  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeo 55
Period: Baroque 

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