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Tragic carpet trip « parterre field

My intention with this month’s five-part collection has been to solely embody works that had not been commercially recorded nor can be found on YouTube by the chosen soprano or mezzo. I’m making a slight exception nevertheless with Baker’s no-holds-barred Haydn. She did report Arianna a Naxos with piano however not within the orchestral model included right here. Her Haydn additionally makes a pleasant pairing with Bartoli’s uncommon Monteverdi Arianna!

One wouldn’t usually join Fink with Wagner, and her Wesendonck is unusually fascinating because it’s accompanied by Sir Roger Norrington main a period-instrument orchestra. The Fink initially included applause after every track however I’ve deleted these interruptions. Garanca’s ravishing uncommon early 18th century Porpora carried out by Riccardo Muti, then again, is certainly un-HIP, in contrast to her early encounter with Hasse, a video I particularly get pleasure from.

The irresistible Berberian carried out Pierrot Lunaire in English—for a French Radio broadcast.

I could have neglected one, however I couldn’t discover any point out of a industrial recording by Norman of “Ah! Perfido” nor one other dwell model past this fiery 1980 broadcast from Salzburg with Claudio Abbado. The strained high would possibly clarify its omission from her discography however this efficiency’s epic grandeur makes it particular nonetheless.

Haydn: Arianna a Naxos

Janet Baker
San Francisco Symphony
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
14 January 1977


Monteverdi: Lamento d’Arianna (Lasciatemi morire)

Cecilia Bartoli
Berliner Philharmoniker (a continuo part drawn from it)
31 Might 1995

In-house recording

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (orch. F. Mottl)

Bernarda Fink
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
Musikfest Bremen
27 September 2001


Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire (in English)

Cathy Berberian
Ensemble Ars Nova
Conductor: Marius Fixed
Radio France, Paris
17 April 1972


Porpora: Salve Regina

Elina Garanca
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich
January 2011


Beethoven: Ah! Perfido

Jessye Norman
Vienna Philharmonic
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Salzburg Pageant
3 August 1980


All six works will be downloaded by clicking on the icon of a cloud with an arrow pointing downward on the audio participant above and the ensuing mp3 information will seem in your obtain listing. Come again subsequent Tuesday for simply two additional diva treats.



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