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Early Music - Monteverdi: L'orfeo / Vartolo, Carmignani, Etc


Release Date: 06/02/1998 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554094-95   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Alessandro CarmignaniMarinella PennicchiRosita FrisaniPatrizia Vaccari,   ... 
Conductor:  Sergio Vartolo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Musicale di San Petronio
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (6/98, p.64) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 2 (out of 5) - "...this recording of 'Orfeo' has several points in its favour....The title role is sung by Alessandro Carmignani who...is meltingly lyrical and agile....Also strong is Rosita Frisani, singing the roles of La Messaggiera and Proserpina..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (6/98, p.64) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 2 (out of 5) - "...this recording of 'Orfeo' has several points in its favour....The title role is sung by Alessandro Carmignani who...is meltingly lyrical and agile....Also strong is Rosita Frisani, singing the roles of La Messaggiera and Proserpina..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Alessandro Carmignani (Tenor), Marinella Pennicchi (Soprano), Rosita Frisani (Soprano),
Patrizia Vaccari (Soprano), Carlo Lepore (Bass), Gastone Sarti (Baritone),
Giovanni Pentasuglia (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sergio Vartolo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Musicale di San Petronio
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Mantua, Italy 
Language: Italian 

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