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Duetti / Philippe Jaroussky, Max Emanuel Cencic


Release Date: 01/10/2012 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 0709432  
Composer:  Giovanni BononciniFrancesco ManciniFrancesco B. ContiNicolo Porpora,   ... 
Performer:  Philippe JarousskyMax Emanuel Cencic
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Two star countertenors, Philippe Jaroussky and Max Emanuel Cencic, join William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, for a programme of chamber- scale duets and arias by Italian composers of the early 18th century.

As Jaroussky says, these are “duets of great beauty, where the two voices entwine in a way that is sometimes very sophisticated, but also very sensual.” The contrasting and complementary talents of two star countertenors, Philippe Jaroussky and Max Emanuel Cencic, come to the fore in this programme of chamber-scale duets and arias by Italian composers of the early 18th century: Porpora, Mancini, Bononcini, Marcello, Conti and Alessandro Scarlatti. Two instrumental items by Corelli are also included in this richly
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Works on This Recording

1.
Pietoso nume arcier by Giovanni Bononcini
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
2.
Quanto mai saria piů bello by Francesco Mancini
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
3.
Quando veggo un'usignolo by Francesco B. Conti
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
4.
Chi d'Amor tra le catene by Giovanni Bononcini
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
5.
Ecco che il primo albore by Nicolo Porpora
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
6.
Chiaro e limpido fonte by Benedetto Marcello
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
7.
Tirsi e Fileno: Veggio Fille/Parlo a Clori by Benedetto Marcello
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
8.
Nel cor del cor mio by Alessandro Scarlatti
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants

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