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Joyce DiDonato: Drama Queens

Royal Arias from the 17th and 18th Centuries

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)

Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis

DiDonato and Alan Curtis...have unearthed some Baroque rarities. Instead of Handel's Berenice, we have Orlandini's Berenice, whose 'Da torbida procella' is an ideal fit for DiDonato's spitfire... More…
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    January 2013
    Recording of the Month

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Contents

 Excerpt, Orlandini: Berenice

Work length6:05
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Da torbida procella" (Berenice)

Track length6:05
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 Excerpt, Porta, G: Ifigenia in aulide

Work length7:38
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Madre diletta, abbracciami" (Ifigenia)

Track length7:38
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 Excerpt, Handel: Alcina

Work length4:09
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Ma quando tornerai" (Alcina)

Track length4:09
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 Excerpt, Keiser: Fredegunda

Work length5:14
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Lasciami piangere" (Galsuinde)

Track length5:14
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 Excerpt, Hasse, J A: Marc’ Antonio e Cleopatra

Work length4:08
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Morte, col fiero aspetto" (Cleopatra)

Track length4:08
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 Excerpt, Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Work length6:45
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"E pur cosi in un giorno... Piangerò la sorte mia" (Cleopatra)

Track length6:45
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 Excerpt, Cesti: Orontea

Work length6:54
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Intorno all'idol mio" (Orontea)

Track length6:54
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 Excerpt, Handel: Alessandro, HWV21

Work length5:55
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Brilla nell'alma" (Rossane)

Track length5:55
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 Excerpt, Keiser: Octavia

Work length7:33
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Geloso sospetto" (Octavia)

Track length7:33
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 Excerpt, Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea

Work length6:04
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Disprezzata regina" (Octavia)

Track length6:04
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 Excerpt, Giacomelli: Merope

Work length8:47
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Sposa, son disprezzata" (Irene)

Track length8:47
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 Excerpt, Orlandini: Berenice

Work length3:40
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Col versar, barbaro, il sangue" (Berenice)

Track length3:40
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 Excerpt, Haydn: Armida

Work length4:17
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2012-07-22
  • Recording Venue: Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, 16-22 July 2012

"Vedi, se t'amo... Odio, furor, dispetto" (Armida)

Track length4:17
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 Excerpt, Gluck: Armide

Work length4:14
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  • Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis

"Ah ! Si la liberté me doit être ravie" (Armide)

Track length4:14
Album only
Album only