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A Musical Picture - up to 40% off

Until 5th October 2020, we're offering discounts of up to 40% off selected recordings on these labels - over 1,700 titles in total (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).

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Scherzi Musicali, Nicolas Achten

Haute-contre Reinoud Van Mechelen's top register is impressively sweet in Adones first monologue...and the incantation scene between the desperate sorceress and unhelpful Pluto in Act 4 is compelling... More…

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Scherzi Musicali, Nicolas Achten

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His music is well written and often sensitive to the painting of the text. He is also a master of easy counterpoint, wherein the lines fit together like a puzzle and yet do not avoid coloratura.... More…

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These ravishing, often ornately decorated solos, duets and trios on the subject of love reveal an intense engagement with text and sentiment that at times attains Monteverdian levels. Achten’s... More…

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Cantate da Camera

Scherzi Musicali, Nicolas Achten

As usual Scarlatti’s music flits between Handelian spaciousness and the more compact and direct expression of the late 17th century. Yet consistent to it is a strong lyrical gift and a song-writer’s... More…

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Nicolas Achten (baritone, harp, keyboards)

Scherzi Musicali, Reinoud Van Mechelen

it is the domestic atmosphere in which many of [the works] would have become known then, rather than a memory of their original theatrical or court contexts. that this disc seeks to celebrate...these... More…

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The real weight falls on the soprano role, which gathers dramatic pace as the piece moves forwards, alternating melodic passages with recitative. Something of an emotional climax is reached with... More…

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Guy Penson, Capilla Flamenca, Karl Ernst Schröder, Paolo da Col, Odhecaton (early music ensemble), Enrico Parizzi, Nicolas Achten, Scherzi Musicali (early music ensemble), Ensemble La Fenice (early music ensemble), Bernard Foccroulle (organ), Ricercar Consort (early music ensemble), Henri Ledroit,...

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