Ann Hallenberg – Agrippina (Perti, Porpora, Graun, Handel, Telemann…) (2015) [FLAC 24bit/96kHz]

Ann Hallenberg – Agrippina (Perti, Porpora, Graun, Händel, Telemann…) (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz  | Time – 01:14:45 minutes | 1,47 GB | Genre: Classical
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The programme presented by Ann Hallenberg for DHM is a homage to the historical roman figure of Agrippina, one of the earliest historical women to inspire the fantasy of librettists and composers. Ann Hallenberg and a team of musicologists researched the musical archives to unearth all surviving operatic manuscripts containing the figure of Agrippina. Twelve of the arias are WORLD PREMIERE RECORDINGS. Apart from Handel’s famous opera ‘Agrippina’ and Telemann’s ‘Germanicus’, all music on this album has been recorded for the first time. This album is also a fascinating journey through the history of baroque opera. The earliest piece, Legrenzi’s ‘Germanico sul Reno’ dates from 1676 and is a typical example of early baroque style. The latest work, Graun’s ‘Britannico’ from 1752, was written only four years before the birth of Mozart, at the very end of the musical baroque period.

01. Perti – Nerone fatto Cesare: “Date all’armi o spirti fieri” [3:58]
02. Porpora – L’Agrippina: “Mormorando anch’il ruschello” [4:40]
03. Porpora – L’Agrippina: “Con troppo fiere immagini” [3:55]
04. Graun – Britannico: “Se la mia vita, o figlio” [8:37]
05. Graun – Britannico: “Mi paventi il figlio indegno” [8:00]
06. Orlandini – Nerone: “Tutta furie e tutta sdegno” [3:20]
07. Mattheson – Nero: “Gia tutto valore” [2:50]
08. Handel – Agrippina, HWV 6: “Ogni vento” [4:44]
09. Handel – Agrippina, HWV 6: “Pensieri, voi mi tormentate” [6:31]
10. Handel – Agrippina, HWV 6: “L’alma mia fra le tempeste” [2:36]
11. Telemann – Germanicus: “Rimembranza crudel” [6:56]
12. Paolo Giuseppe Magni – Nerone infante: “Date all’armi o spirti fieri” [3:03]
13. Sammartini – Agrippina, moglie di Tiberio: “Non ho piu vele” [5:55]
14. Sammartini – Agrippina, moglie di Tiberio: “Deh, lasciami in pace” [5:29]
15. Legrenzi – Germanico sul Reno: “O soavi tormenti dell’alma” [1:34]
16. Perti – Nerone fatto Cesare: “Questo brando, questo folgore” [2:44]

Ann Hallenberg (mezzo)
Il Pomo d’Oro
Riccardo Minasi (conductor)