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Handel: Duetti Da Camera / Invernizzi, De Liso, La Risonanza

Handel
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Glossa   Catalog #: 921516   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig MarchitelliFabio BonizzoniRoberta InvernizziMarina De Liso
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

George Frideric Handel’s 'Duetti da camera' from La Risonanza represent a welcome extension of the ensemble’s award-winning series of Handel solo cantatas on Glossa, and come with the luxurious vocal pairing of Roberta Invernizzi and Marina De Liso. These chamber duets, scored for soprano and alto, were written across a period spanning four decades: first, after Handel’s move to Hanover in 1710, following his remarkable Italian compositional apprenticeship which yielded quantities of cantatas, motets and instrumental chamber works; next in the 1720s, when he was writing Italian operas and music for the Court in London; and lastly when he was composing English oratorios in the 1740s. Such vocal duos had become part of an established Read more tradition, especially in Italy, during the late 17th century. Soprano Roberta Invernizzi who has applied Italian grace and charm to many Glossa recordings (most recently 'La bella più bella') is ideally matched by Marina De Liso, whose rich mezzo tones have made her another firm audience favourite across Baroque and Classical repertories. Fabio Bonizzoni provides luxurious continuo support on the harpsichord with the assistance of cellist Caterina Dell’Agnello and theorbo player Craig Marchitelli. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Italian Duets: no 8, A miravi io son intento, HWV 178 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1710; Italy 
2. Italian Duets: no 4, Troppo cruda, troppo fiera, HWV 198 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1706; Italy 
3. Italian Duets: no 3, Sono liete, fortunate, HWV 194 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1707-1710; Italy 
4. Italian Duets: no 19, Fronda leggiera e mobile, HWV 186 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1704-1705; Hamburg, Germany 
5. Italian Duets: no 18, Beato in ver chi può, HWV 181 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1742; London, England 
6. Italian Duets: no 16, Nò, di voi non vo'fidarmi, HWV 189 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
7. Italian Duets: no 14, Se tu no lasci amore, HWV 193 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720-1724; London, England 
8. Italian Duets: no 13, Langue, geme e sospira, HWV 188 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1722-1724; London, England 
9. Italian Duets: no 12, Tanti strali il sen, HWV 197 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710-1712; London, England 
10. Italian Duets: no 11, Conservate, raddopiate, HWV 185 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Craig Marchitelli (Theorbo), Fabio Bonizzoni (Harpsichord), Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Marina De Liso (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Risonanza
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1710; Italy 

Sound Samples

Sono liete, fortunate, HWV 194: Sono liete, fortunate, dolci, grate, HWV 194
Troppo cruda, troppo, HWV 198: Troppo cruda, troppo fiera
Beato in ver chi puo, HWV 181
Tanti strali al sen mi scocchi, HWV 197
Langue, geme, sospira, HWV 188: Langue, geme, sospira e si langna, HWV 188
Conservate, raddoppiate, HWV 185
Se tu non lasci amore, HWV 193
A miravi io son intento, HWV 178
No, di voi non vuo fidarmi, HWV 190
Fronda leggiera e mobile, HWV 186

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