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Handel: Partenope, HWV 27

Rosemary Joshua (Partenope), Kurt Streit (Emilio), Stephen Wallace (Armindo), Andrew Foster-Williams (Ormonte), Hilary Summers (Rosmira), Lawrence Zazzo (Arsace)

Early Opera Company, Christian Curnyn

Handel composed Partenope for the 1730 London season, less than a year into the so-called 'Second Academy' period in which he enjoyed increased artistic control over his productions. Partenope... More…

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Handel: Partenope, HWV 27

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  • Early Opera Company Orchestra
  • Christian Curnyn
  • Lawrence Zazzo (counter-tenor), Hilary Summers (contralto), Kurt Streit (tenor), Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Stephen Wallace (counter-tenor), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone)

Overture

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Act I Scene 1: Tu dell' eccelse Mura (Thou to the lofty Walls) (Partenope)

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Act I Scene 1: Viva viva Partenope viva (Oh live Parthenope! Live Ages o'er) (Chorus) - Miei Fidi arride il Cielo (My Friends, Heaven views us with a Look benign) (Partenope)

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Act I Scene 2: Arsace (Arsaces) (Armindo, Arsace, Partenope, Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 3: Regina, in folte Schiere (Great Queen!) (Ormonte, Arsace, Armindo, Partenope, Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 3: L' Amor ed il Destin (Both Love and Fate shall meet) (Partenope)

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Act I Scene 3: O Eurimene ha l' idea di Rosmira (Or Eurimines has Rosmira's Air) (Arsace)

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Act I Scene 4: Cavalier, se gli Dei (Sir, if the Gods have not inclined your Thoughts) (Rosmira, Armindo)

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Act I Scene 4: Se non ti sai spiegar (If then you fear to speak) (Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 4: Armindo ardisci e prova (Be resolute Armindo, and attempt) (Armindo)

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Act I Scene 4: Voglio dire al mio tesoro (Now to my lovely Fair I'll fly) (Armindo)

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Act I Scene 5: Ah! Ch' un volto fatal mi da gran pena! (What Pangs I suffer from a fatal Face!) (Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 5: Un altra volta ancor (You promised, Faithless, once before) (Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 5: Rosmira, oh! Dio! Rosmira (Rosmira, Oh ye Gods! the fair Rosmira) (Arsace)

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Act I Scene 5: Sento Amor con novi Dardi (Love unrelenting, with a varied Dart) (Arsace)

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Act I Scene 6: Stan pronti i miei Guerrieri a stringer l' armi? (Are my brave Warriors now prepared for Battle?) (Partenope, Ormonte)

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Act I Scene 6: T' appresta forse amore (Or Love perhaps may bid you arm) (Ormonte)

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Act I Scene 7: Signora (My Queen) (Armindo, Partenope)

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Act I Scene 8: E di che reo son Io? (And in what fatal Act have I offended?) (Arsace, Partenope) - Per te moro (For thee the Pangs of Death I prove) (Arsace, Partenope) - Taci, basta (Enough, my Fairest, O forbear) (Arsace, Partenope)

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Act I Scene 9: E se giunge Eurimene? (And what tho' Eurimenes now approaches) (Partenope, Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 9: Sei mia gioja, sei mio bene (Thou art my Joy, in thee I'm blest) (Partenope)

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Act I Scene 9: I novelli amor tuoi (I've heard myself your new concerted Passion) (Rosmira, Arsace)

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Act I Scene 9: Dimmi pietoso Ciel (Tell me, ye gracious Power, that rule the Sky) (Arsace)

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Act I Scene 10: Ecco Emilio (Behold Emilius) (Ormonte, Emilio, Partenope, Armindo, Rosmira, Arsace)

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Act I Scene 10: Anch' Io pugnar sapro (Now War shall all my Thoughts engage) (Emilio)

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Act I Scene 11: Arsace, tu sarai (To you, Arsaces, as my General) (Partenope, Armindo, Rosmira, Arsace, Ormonte)

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Act I Scene 11: Io ti levo l' Impero dell' Armi (Your Power in Arms I now control) (Partenope)

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Act I Scene 12: Lascia deh! lascia, o Prence (Forbear, let me entreat you, Prince, forbear) (Arsace, Rosmira, Armindo)

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Act I Scene 12: E figlio il mio timore (The Fears my throbbing Heart express) (Arsace)

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Act I Scene 13: Prence, di te mi lagno (Ah Prince! with Reason I reproach your Conduct) (Armindo, Rosmira)

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Act I Scene 13: Io seguo sol fiero (My Genius leads me to the Glades) (Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 1: Sinfonia

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Act II Scene 1: Forti mie Schiere, alla vicina Impresa (My martial Troops, to the approaching Combat) (Emilio)

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Act II Scene 1: Marche

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Act II Scene 1: Ma le nemiche Squadre (The hostile Squadrons) (Emilio, Partenope)

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Act II Scene 1: Con valorosa mano (With a victorious Hand) (Emilio, Partenope, All)

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Act II Scene 1: Soccorso (Assist me) (Partenope, Armindo)

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Act II Scene 1: Sinfonia

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Act II Scene 1: Renditi, o pure estinto (Yield, or you die) (Emilio, Arsace, Rosmira, Partenope, Ormonte)

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Act II Scene 1: Vi circondi la Gloria d' Allori (May Laurel grace your Brows sublime) (Partenope, Arsace, Armindo, Rosmira, Ormonte)

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Act II Scene 2: Contro un pudico Amor cotanto sdegno (And can such Scorn pursue my purest Passion) (Emilio)

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Act II Scene 2: Barbaro Fato si (Yes, Fate, I feel thy cruel Doom) (Emilio)

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Act II Scene 3: Care Mura in si bel giorno (Ye pleasing Walls) (Partenope)

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Act II Scene 3: Emilio! (Emilius!) (Partenope, Emilio, Rosmira, Arsace, Ormonte, Armindo)

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Act II Scene 3: Voglio amare insin ch' Io moro (Till Death divides me from my Love) (Partenope)

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Act II Scene 4: Ti bramo Amico, e teco (My Soul is fond of thee, my Friend) (Arsace, Emilio, Armindo, Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 4: E vuoi con dure tempre (And will that unrelenting Mind) (Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 5: Non puo darsi in un petto (No Breast did ever sure contain before) (Emilio, Armindo, Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 5: Furie son dell' Alma mia (Revenge and Rage and jealous Pain) (Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 6: A pro di chi t' offese (And how can you imploy thes friendly Prayers) (Partenope, Arsace)

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Act II Scene 6: Porterti dir vorrei (I wish, believe me, to impart) (Arsace)

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Act II Scene 7: Regina (My Queen) (Armindo, Partenope)

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Act II Scene 7: Non chiedo o luci vaghe (Dear charming Eyes that pierced my Heart) (Armindo)

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Act II Scene 7: Piu d' ogn' altro sarebbe (I owe his Merit, and confess, that none) (Partenope)

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Act II Scene 7: Qual Farfalletta (Like the poor Wanton in the Night) (Partenope)

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Act II Scene 8: Quanto godo Eurimene (How do I joy to see my Eurimines) (Armindo, Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 9: Rosmira mia, mio bene! (O my Rosmira! my Soul's better Part) (Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act II Scene 9: Furibondo spira il vento (The furious Blast resistless flies) (Arsace)

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Act III Scene 1: Sinfonia

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Act III Scene 1: Regina ti compiace (Is it your Will, great Queen) (Armindo, Partenope, Arsace, Emilio)

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Act III Scene 1: Non e incauto il mio consiglio (I harbour no uncautious Thought) (Armindo, Emilio, Arsace, Partenope)

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Act III Scene 2: Partenope, Eurimene (To you, Parthenope, see Eurimenes) (Rosmira, Partenope, Arsace, Armindo, Emilio)

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Act III Scene 2: Arsace, oh Dio! cosi (This was Arsaces' guilty Part) (Rosmira)

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Act III Scene 2: Chi m' apre i lumi, e che mi scioglie il Core? (What Power has undeceived me, and unchained My captive Heart?) (Partenope, Emilio, Armindo)

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Act III Scene 2: Spera e godi o mio Tesoro (Joys attend my dearest Treasure) (Partenope)

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Act III Scene 3: Prencipe ardir (Now, Prince, be resolute) (Emilio, Armindo, Rosmira, Arsace)

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Act III Scene 3: La Speme ti consoli (May pleasing Hope your Cares control) (Emilio)

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Act III Scene 4: Rosmira, ove ti guida (Where, my Rosmira, does thay Tyrant rage?) (Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act III Scene 4: Ch' Io parta? si crudele (And must I, cruel Maid, depart?) (Arsace)

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Act III Scene 4: Oh Dio! perche dal petto (Oh Heavens! methinks I feel my struggling Heart) (Rosmira)

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Act III Scene 4: Quel volto mi piace (His lovely Frame my Fancy charms) (Rosmira)

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Act III Scene 5: Ormonte, ti destino (Ormontes, you I constitute the Judge) (Partenope, Ormonte, Armindo)

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Act III Scene 5: Nobil Core, che ben ama (A noble Heart that fondly loves) (Armindo)

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Act III Scene 6: Non chiedo, oh miei tormenti! (I ask ye not, ye Woes I bear) (Arsace)

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Act III Scene 6: Ma quai note di mesti lamenti (What Notes that mourn in such a solemn Sound) (Arsace)

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Act III Scene 7: Cieli che miro! abbandonato e solo (Heavens! What do I behold!) (Rosmira)

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Act III Scene 8: Ma Partenope vien, finger degg' Io (Parthenope approaches, I must feign) (Rosmira, Partenope, Arsace)

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Act III Scene 8: Un Cor infedele (The Heart whose Love was never true) (Partenope, Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act III Scene 8: Passo di duolo in duolo (From Grief to Grief I make my fatal Progress) (Arsace)

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Act III Scene 8: Fatto e Amor un Dio d' Inferno (Tyrannick Love is justly made A God of the Infernal Shade) (Arsace)

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Act III Scene 9: Di bel Desire avvampo (I'm all impatient to defend Arsaces) (Emilio, Armindo)

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Act III Scene 9: La Gloria in nobil alma (True Glory in a gallant Breast) (Emilio)

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Act III Scene 9: Sinfonia

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Act III Last Scene: Regina, in queste arene (Great Queen) (Ormonte, Partenope, Emilio, Rosmira, Armindo, Arsace)

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Act III Last Scene: Si scherza si (Love wantons with a double Flame) (Partenope)

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Act III Last Scene: Armindo sia mio Sposo (Armindo, I receive you for my Spouse) (Partenope, Armindo, Arsace, Rosmira)

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Act III Last Scene: D' Imeneo le belle Sede (May Hymen's lovely Taper blaze) (Chorus)

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