The Best of Andreas Scholl

Audio Samples

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>     Ombra mai fu
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo
>     Che farò senza Euridice?
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Salve Regina, antiphon for voice, double chorus, 2 recorders, flute, double strings & continuo in C
>Handel, George Frideric : Rodelinda
>     Dove sei, amato bene?
>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater
>     Stabat Mater
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608
>     Cum deder
>Gasparini, Francesco : Destati Lidia mia
>     Lidia, il sonno sai cos'è?
>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo
>     Cara sposa
>Traditional, English : Blow the Wind Southerly (Northumbrian Folk Song)
>Traditional, English : The Salley Gardens (or Maids of Mourne Shore), traditional melody
>Traditional, Korean : Arirang
>Pook, Jocelyn : The Merchant of Venice, film score
>     How sweet the moonlight
>Dowland, John [Composer] : In darkness let me dwell, for voice, lute & bass viol (A Musicall Banquet)
>Caccini, Giulio : Amarilli mia bella, for voice & continuo (from Le nuove musiche)
>Gasparini, Francesco : Ecco, che alfin ritorno, chamber cantata
>     La pietà che ancor non trova
>Porpora, Nicola : Il trionfo di Camilla, opera
>     Va per le vene il sangue
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare
>     Aure, deh, per pietà
>     Al lampo dell'armi

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Salve Regina, antiphon for voice, double chorus, 2 recorders, flute, double strings & continuo in C
>Handel, George Frideric : Rodelinda
>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608
>Gasparini, Francesco : Destati Lidia mia
>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo
>Traditional, English : Blow the Wind Southerly (Northumbrian Folk Song)
>Traditional, English : The Salley Gardens (or Maids of Mourne Shore), traditional melody
>Traditional, Korean : Arirang
>Pook, Jocelyn : The Merchant of Venice, film score
>Dowland, John [Composer] : In darkness let me dwell, for voice, lute & bass viol (A Musicall Banquet)
>Caccini, Giulio : Amarilli mia bella, for voice & continuo (from Le nuove musiche)
>Gasparini, Francesco : Ecco, che alfin ritorno, chamber cantata
>Porpora, Nicola : Il trionfo di Camilla, opera
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The essential collection featuring one-of-a-kind countertenor Andreas Scholl, who burst on the music scene in 1999 to critical acclaim. "Scholl's voice rushes through the bloodstream." -The Times



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Ombra mai fu
  • Performer: Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo :: Che farò senza Euridice?
  • Performer: Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Salve Regina, antiphon for voice, double chorus, 2 recorders, flute, double strings & continuo in C
  • Performer: Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1742
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Rodelinda :: Dove sei, amato bene?
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Notes: Composition written: 1725.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1725
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater :: Stabat Mater
  • Performers: Barbara Bonney; Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Christophe Rousset
  • Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736-1736
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608 :: Cum deder
  • Performer: Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 5 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1742
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gasparini, Francesco : Destati Lidia mia :: Lidia, il sonno sai cos'è?
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 17th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo :: Cara sposa
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Running Time: 9 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1711
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : Blow the Wind Southerly (Northumbrian Folk Song)
  • Performers: Stacey Shames (Harp); Edin Karamazov (Lute); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Salley Gardens (or Maids of Mourne Shore), traditional melody
  • Performers: Stacey Shames (Harp); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Korean : Arirang
  • Performers: Hyun-Sun Na (Harp); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Pook, Jocelyn : The Merchant of Venice, film score :: How sweet the moonlight
  • Performers: Elizabeth Kenny (Theorbo); Siobhán Armstrong (Harp); Harvey Brough (Psaltery); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2004
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Dowland, John [Composer] : In darkness let me dwell, for voice, lute & bass viol (A Musicall Banquet)
  • Performers: Edin Karamazov (Lute); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1610
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Caccini, Giulio : Amarilli mia bella, for voice & continuo (from Le nuove musiche)
  • Performers: Edin Karamazov (Archlute); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1601
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gasparini, Francesco : Ecco, che alfin ritorno, chamber cantata :: La pietà che ancor non trova
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 17th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Porpora, Nicola : Il trionfo di Camilla, opera :: Va per le vene il sangue
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Running Time: 8 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare :: Aure, deh, per pietà
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Running Time: 5 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare :: Al lampo dell'armi
  • Performers: Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord); Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724
  • Studio/Live: Studio