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Handel: Arcadian Duets & Lamenti / Haim, Le Concert d'Astree


Release Date: 01/26/2018 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 566680  
Composer:  Pier Francesco CavalliClaudio MonteverdiBarbara StrozziStefano Landi,   ... 
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

During the first half of the 17th century the Lamenti became a rite of passage for all self-respecting composers of vocal music, challenging them to develop new ways of depicting extreme emotions and move their listeners to tears – as Monteverdi, Cavalli, Strozzi, Landi, Carissimi & Cesti had done. Hundred years later, Handel relie on the same kind of expressive interplay between voices to convey pain to his introspective Arcadian Duets. During the first half of the 17th century the Lamenti became a rite of passage for all self-respecting composers of vocal music, challenging them to develop new ways of depicting extreme emotions and move their listeners to tears – as Monteverdi, Cavalli, Strozzi, Landi, Carissimi & Cesti had done. Hundred years later, Handel relie on the same kind of expressive interplay between voices to convey pain to his introspective Arcadian Duets. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Egisto: D'Hipparco, e di Climene by Pier Francesco Cavalli
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
2.
Madrigals, Book 8: Non havea Febo "Lamento della ninfa" by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1638; Italy 
3.
Cantate, ariette e duetti, Op. 2: L'Eraclito amoroso by Barbara Strozzi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
4.
Madrigals, Book 6: Lasciatemi morire "Lamento d'Arianna a 5" by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1614; Italy 
5.
Arie a una voce: Superbo colli by Stefano Landi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1620; Italy 
6.
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Act 3, Scene 7 "Addio Roma" by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Venice, Italy 
7.
Didone: Acate, Ilioneo by Pier Francesco Cavalli
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
8.
Lamento della Maria Stuarda by Giacomo Carissimi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
9.
L'Argia: Dure noie "LameACnto d'Atamante" by Pietro Antonio Cesti
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
10.
Didone: Alle ruine del mio regno by Pier Francesco Cavalli
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
11.
L'Orfeo: Tu sei morta mia vita by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Italy 
12.
Italian Duets: Ahi, nelle sorti umane, HWV 179 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1745 
13.
Italian Duets: no 16, Nò, di voi non vo'fidarmi, HWV 189 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
14.
Caro autor di mia doglia, HWV 182a by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
15.
Italian Duets: no 15, Qual fior che all' alba ride, HWV 192 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1708; Italy 
16.
Italian Duets: no 11, Conservate, raddopiate, HWV 185 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1710; Italy 
17.
Italian Duets: Tanti strali il sen, HWV 197 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710-1712; London, England 
18.
Italian Duets: Va, speme infida, HWV 199 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711 
19.
Italian Duets: no 8, A miravi io son intento, HWV 178 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1710; Italy 
20.
Italian Duets: no 3, Sono liete, fortunate, HWV 194 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmanuelle Haïm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert d'Astrée
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1707-1710; Italy 

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