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Vivaldi: Ottone In Villa / Hickox, Argento, Gritton, Et Al


Release Date: 03/17/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 614   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Nancy ArgentaMonica GroopSophie DanemanSusan Gritton,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (4/98, p.71) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...If Collegium Musicum 90 plays with a brisk efficiency that can seem a touch unyielding, the singing is mostly a delight. Susan Gritton, as the willful Cleonilla, is excellent, as is Nancy Argenta's Caio, who is given the most striking arias..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (4/98, p.71) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...If Collegium Musicum 90 plays with a brisk efficiency that can seem a touch unyielding, the singing is mostly a delight. Susan Gritton, as the willful Cleonilla, is excellent, as is Nancy Argenta's Caio, who is given the most striking arias..." Read less

Works on This Recording

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Ottone in Villa, RV 729 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Nancy Argenta (Soprano), Monica Groop (Soprano), Sophie Daneman (Mezzo Soprano),
Susan Gritton (Soprano), Mark Padmore (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Venice, Italy 
Language: Italian 

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