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Andreas Scholl - Arcadia / Dantone, Accademia Bizantina


Release Date: 01/13/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470296   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Francesco GaspariniAlessandro ScarlattiBenedetto MarcelloBernardo Pasquini,   ... 
Performer:  Andreas SchollOttavio Dantone
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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This sumptuous disc of cantatas, telling of the simple love of nymphs and shepherds in an ideal pastoral landscape, presents Scholl's uniquely beautiful countertenor voice in ravishing music of great sensuality. "Arcadia" includes instrumental works from composers associated with the Arcadian Academy, including such well known names as Corelli and Scarlatti. This sumptuous disc of cantatas, telling of the simple love of nymphs and shepherds in an ideal pastoral landscape, presents Scholl's uniquely beautiful countertenor voice in ravishing music of great sensuality. "Arcadia" includes instrumental works from composers associated with the Arcadian Academy, including such well known names as Corelli and Scarlatti. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Destati Lidia mia by Francesco Gasparini
Performer:  Andreas Scholl (Countertenor), Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1716; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Ecco, che al fin ritorno by Francesco Gasparini
Performer:  Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord), Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1716; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Fermate omai fugace e bella by Alessandro Scarlatti
Performer:  Andreas Scholl (Countertenor), Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Quando penso agl'affani by Benedetto Marcello
Performer:  Andreas Scholl (Countertenor), Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720s; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 19 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Navicella, ove ten vai by Bernardo Pasquini
Performer:  Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord), Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Sinfonia ŕ 4 by Bernardo Pasquini
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7.
Concertino ŕ 7 in G minor "del Signore Arcangelo Corelli" by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
8.
Introduzione ŕ 4 by Pietro Paolo Bencini
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2003 
Venue:  Milan Auditorium, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 

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