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Vivaldi – Arie Ritrovate

Vivaldi – Arie Ritrovate
Performed by The Accademia Bizantina
Naïve | 13 mai 2008 | Classical | APE+CUE | 3% Recovery | 356 MB | Covers

This new release in Naïve’s acclaimed Vivaldi Edition is dedicated to forgotten Vivaldi opera arias.

Some of these arias were lost in the 18th century and have been found in manuscripts from Vivaldi’s personal collection held in Turin. This includes two arias from Scanderbeg, an opera composed by Vivaldi in 1718. The opera itself has been lost and the pieces featured on this new CD are the only ones that remain from this work.

The second part of the disc is made up of arias that are well-known but are performed here in different versions. They are taken from “Orlando furioso”, “Tito Manlio” and “La Verità in Cimento”. The release also includes two string concertos which feature the outstanding violinist Stefano Montanari who has himself appeared with great success on previous recordings in the Vivaldi Edition.

The Accademia Bizantina, an orchestra specialising in 17th and 18th century repertoire played on original instruments, has been directed by the harpsichordist Ottavio Dantone since 1996. In that time the group has risen to become one of the most highly regarded period orchestras today, bringing fresh energy and creativity to the interpretation of Baroque music.

Contralto Sonia Prina is a highly regarded interpreter of early opera and has in recent years been Clarice in Rossini’s La pietra di paragone at the Théâtre du Châtelet, and performed the title role in Handel’s Rinaldo at La Scala Milan under the direction of Ottavio Dantone.

Tracklisting

1. La Verita In Cimento, Rv739 : Sarai Qual Padre Mio
2. La Verita In Cimento, Rv739 : Se Vincer Non Si Puo
3. La Verita In Cimento, Rv739 : Mi Vuoi Tradir Lo So
4. Scanderbeg, Rv732 : Con Palme Ed Allori
5. Concerto Pour Cordes En Fa Majeur, Rv136 : Allegro
6. Concerto Pour Cordes En Fa Majeur, Rv136 : Andante
7. Concerto Pour Cordes En Fa Majeur, Rv136 : Minuetto, Allegro
8. Teuzzone, Rv736 : Per Lacerarlo
9. Tito Manlio, Rv738a : Abbia Respiro Il Cor
10. Tito Manlio, Rv738a : Perche Lacero Il Foglio
11. Tito Manlio, Rv738a : Tu Dormi In Tante Pene
12. Concerto Pour Violon En Si Bémol Majeur, Rv369 : Allegro Ma Poco
13. Concerto Pour Violon En Si Bémol Majeur, Rv369 : Largo
14. Concerto Pour Violon En Si Bémol Majeur, Rv369 : Allegro Ma Poco
15. Scanderbeg, Rv732 : S’A Voi Penso, O Luci Belle
16. Teuzzone, Rv736 : Vedi Le Mie Catene
17. Orlando Furioso, Rv84 : Porta Il Sol Del Tuo Sembiante
18. Teuzzone, Rv736 : Alma Mia Fra Tanti Affanni

Here’s Vivaldi vividly;

Thanks to the original poster

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May 27, 2008 Posted by | Music_Opera, Vivaldi, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Vivaldi – Arie Ritrovate

Vivaldi – Arie Ritrovate
Performed by The Accademia Bizantina
Naïve | 13 mai 2008 | Classical | APE+CUE | 3% Recovery | 356 MB | Covers

This new release in Naïve’s acclaimed Vivaldi Edition is dedicated to forgotten Vivaldi opera arias.

Some of these arias were lost in the 18th century and have been found in manuscripts from Vivaldi’s personal collection held in Turin. This includes two arias from Scanderbeg, an opera composed by Vivaldi in 1718. The opera itself has been lost and the pieces featured on this new CD are the only ones that remain from this work.

The second part of the disc is made up of arias that are well-known but are performed here in different versions. They are taken from “Orlando furioso”, “Tito Manlio” and “La Verità in Cimento”. The release also includes two string concertos which feature the outstanding violinist Stefano Montanari who has himself appeared with great success on previous recordings in the Vivaldi Edition.

The Accademia Bizantina, an orchestra specialising in 17th and 18th century repertoire played on original instruments, has been directed by the harpsichordist Ottavio Dantone since 1996. In that time the group has risen to become one of the most highly regarded period orchestras today, bringing fresh energy and creativity to the interpretation of Baroque music.

Contralto Sonia Prina is a highly regarded interpreter of early opera and has in recent years been Clarice in Rossini’s La pietra di paragone at the Théâtre du Châtelet, and performed the title role in Handel’s Rinaldo at La Scala Milan under the direction of Ottavio Dantone.

Tracklisting

1. La Verita In Cimento, Rv739 : Sarai Qual Padre Mio
2. La Verita In Cimento, Rv739 : Se Vincer Non Si Puo
3. La Verita In Cimento, Rv739 : Mi Vuoi Tradir Lo So
4. Scanderbeg, Rv732 : Con Palme Ed Allori
5. Concerto Pour Cordes En Fa Majeur, Rv136 : Allegro
6. Concerto Pour Cordes En Fa Majeur, Rv136 : Andante
7. Concerto Pour Cordes En Fa Majeur, Rv136 : Minuetto, Allegro
8. Teuzzone, Rv736 : Per Lacerarlo
9. Tito Manlio, Rv738a : Abbia Respiro Il Cor
10. Tito Manlio, Rv738a : Perche Lacero Il Foglio
11. Tito Manlio, Rv738a : Tu Dormi In Tante Pene
12. Concerto Pour Violon En Si Bémol Majeur, Rv369 : Allegro Ma Poco
13. Concerto Pour Violon En Si Bémol Majeur, Rv369 : Largo
14. Concerto Pour Violon En Si Bémol Majeur, Rv369 : Allegro Ma Poco
15. Scanderbeg, Rv732 : S’A Voi Penso, O Luci Belle
16. Teuzzone, Rv736 : Vedi Le Mie Catene
17. Orlando Furioso, Rv84 : Porta Il Sol Del Tuo Sembiante
18. Teuzzone, Rv736 : Alma Mia Fra Tanti Affanni

Here’s Vivaldi vividly;

Thanks to the original poster

http://stupidd.blogspot.com/

Mail us: stupidand@gmail.com

May 27, 2008 Posted by | 12701454, Music_Opera, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Pavarotti lip-synched last performance Shocker!

The orchestra pretended to play for the public there, I pretended to conduct and Luciano pretended to sing ……..
……… (and dublindog
pretended to be interested ! )

As if to prove the old showbiz cliche about only being as good as your last show, this article proves that this applies to the dead as well as to the living!

The shocking news is that apparently Mr Slim, one Luciano Pavarotti lip-synched his last performance!

And we’re not talking here about the last time he went down on his girlfriend!

What a shock! Next they’ll be telling us he wasn’t really fat at all but was in fact a little skinny chap inside a fat-suit!

Oh the humanity! I need a pint of Jack Daniels to recover!

One might ask why someone needs to drag this out into the public now! The guy is dead, for fuck’s sake!


http://www.boston.com/ae/music

https://i2.wp.com/graphics.boston.com/resize/bonzai-fba/AP_Photo/2008/04/07/1207620854_8160/300h.jpgROME—Luciano Pavarotti, in severe pain months before his cancer diagnosis, lip-synched his last performance, according to the maestro who conducted the aria at the opening ceremony of the Turin Olympics. The late tenor’s manager said Monday the bitter cold made a live performance impossible at the 2006 Winter Games.

The conductor, Leone Magiera, reveals in a book that the rousing rendition of “Nessun Dorma” (“Let No One Sleep”) was prerecorded because “it would have been too dangerous for him to give a live performance in that physical condition.”

Magiera, who worked with Pavarotti for years, said the tenor was suffering from sharp pains months before being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was using a wheelchair. Pavarotti died in September 2007. He was 71.

“The orchestra pretended to play for the public there, I pretended to conduct and Luciano pretended to sing,” Magiera writes in “Pavarotti Visto Da Vicino” (“Pavarotti Seen From Close Up”), which was published last month. “It came off beautifully, no one was aware of the technical tricks.”

Pavarotti recorded the famed aria from Puccini’s “Turandot” in a studio in his hometown of Modena a few days before his February appearance in Turin, Magiera said. The orchestra prerecorded its part separately.

“His voice was nearly intact,” Magiera recalls in the book, published by Ricordi. “He found the strength to repeat it until he was completely satisfied. Then, he fell back on his wheelchair and closed his eyes, exhausted.”

Magiera did not elaborate on why Pavarotti was using a wheelchair. He stood during the Turin performance.

Pavarotti’s former manager, Terri Robson, said in an e-mail to The Associated Press that the decision lip-synch was made because of the cold during the outdoor evening event.

The singer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the summer of 2006 as he was preparing to leave New York to resume a farewell tour. Pavarotti underwent surgery in New York in early July, and his remaining 2006 concerts were canceled.

Earlier that year, Pavarotti postponed five June dates because of what was described as complications from back surgery. He canceled eight concerts in April, saying he had been advised not to travel or perform while undergoing back treatment.

Robson said the tenor’s voice was “in great shape … but because of the extreme late-night temperature in Turin in February, for both him and the orchestra, it was decided that the only way to make it work was for him to pre-record.”

Pavarotti lip-synched a performance in 1992 in Modena, drawing heavy criticism.

His charismatic persona, ebullient showmanship, and powerful voice made him the most beloved and celebrated tenor since the great Caruso and one of the few opera singers to win crossover fame as a popular superstar.

He appeared in television commercials and sang in hugely lucrative mega-concerts outdoors and in stadiums around the world, also mingling with pop stars in his series of charity concerts, “Pavarotti & Friends.”

April 9, 2008 Posted by | Luciano Pavarotti, Music_Opera, OTHER_ARTICLE, _EDITORIAL, _MUSIC, _OTHER | Leave a comment