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Agrippina [sound recording] / George Frideric Handel.

Author/Creator:
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Publication:
Arles : Harmonia Mundi, p2011.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Language:
Sung in Italian.
Summary:
Composed in 1709, Agrippina is an opera seria in three acts on a libretto by Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani. The opera tells the story of Agrippina, the mother of Nero, as she plots the downfall of the Roman Emperor Claudius and the installation of her son as emperor. Grimani's libretto, considered one of the best that Handel set, is full of topical political allusions. Some believe that it reflects the rivalry between Grimani and Pope Clement XI. Jacobs performs the work in its original version.
Participant:
Alexandrina Pendatchanska, soprano (Agrippina) ; Jennifer Rivera, mezzo-soprano (Nerona) ; Sunhae Im, soprano (Poppea) ; Bejun Mehta, countertenor (Ottone) ; Marcos Fink, bass-baritone (Claudio) ; Neal Davies, bass-baritone (Pallante) ; Dominique Visse, countertenor (Mago Narciso) ; Daniel Schumtzhard, bass (Lesbo) ; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin ; René Jacobs, conductor.
Notes:
Harmonia Mundi: HMC 902088.90 (HMC 902088--HMC 902090).
"Drama per musica in tre atti"--Container.
Libretto di Vincenzo Grimani.
Recorded July 2010, Teldex Studio Berlin.
Compact discs.
Program notes by René Jacobs in German with French and English translations, synopsis in English, French and German, and libretto with parallel English, French and German translations (258 p. : ill., ports.) laid in container.
Contributor:
Grimani, Vincenzo. , Librettist
Pendachanska, Aleksandrina, 1970- ,
Rivera, Jennifer. ,
Im, Sunhae, 1976- ,
Mehta, Bejun. ,
Fink, Marcos. ,
Davies, Neal. ,
Visse, Dominique. ,
Schmutzhard, Daniel. ,
Jacobs, René. , Conductor
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. , Performer
OCLC:
757079466
Publisher Number:
3149020208823
03149020208823 gtin-14
HMC 902088 Harmonia Mundi
HMC 902089 Harmonia Mundi
HMC 902090 Harmonia Mundi
HMC 902088.90 Harmonia Mundi
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