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Handel: Apollo e Dafne / Brown, Worner, Kern

Audio Samples

  1. Handel — Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3, No. 2, HWV 313: I. Vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Handel — Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3, No. 2, HWV 313: II. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Handel — Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3, No. 2, HWV 313: III. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Handel — Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3, No. 2, HWV 313: IV. Menuet $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Handel — Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3, No. 2, HWV 313: V. Gavotte $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part I: Recitative: La terra e liberata! (The earth is freed!) (Apollo) $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part I: Recitative: Che voce! Che belta! (What a voice! What a beauty!) (Apollo, Dafne) $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part I: Aria: Ardi, adori, e preghi in vano (You desire, adore and beseech in vain) (Dafne) $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part I: Recitative: Che crudel! (How cruel!) (Apollo, Dafne) $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part I: Duet: Una guerra ho dentro il seno (A war rages in my breast) (Dafne, Apollo) $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Handel — Overture in B flat major, HWV 336 $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Handel — Suite in B flat major, HWV 352: I. Coro $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Handel — Suite in B flat major, HWV 352: II. Bourree $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Handel — Suite in B flat major, HWV 352: III. Allemande $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Handel — Suite in B flat major, HWV 352: IV. Rigaudon $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Handel — Suite in G major, HWV 353: I. Allemande I $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Handel — Suite in G major, HWV 353: II. Bourree $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Handel — Suite in G major, HWV 353: III. Menuet $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Handel — Suite in G major, HWV 353: IV. Allemande II $0.99 on iTunes
  20. Handel — Suite in B flat major, HWV 354: I. Menuet $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Handel — Suite in B flat major, HWV 354: II. Sarabande $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part II: Recitative: Placati al fin, o cara (Calm yourself, O dear one) (Apollo) $0.99 on iTunes
  23. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part II: Aria: Come rosa in su la spina (Like the rose on its stem) (Apollo) $0.99 on iTunes
  24. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part II: Recitative: Odi la mia ragion! (Hear my reason!) (Apollo, Dafne) $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part II: Aria: Mie piante correte (My feet run) (Apollo) $0.99 on iTunes
  26. Handel — Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Part II: Ritornell (after HWV 404) $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Handel — Il Pastor Fido, HWV 8b: Chaconne $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3 no 2
>Handel, George Frideric : Apollo e Dafne (La Terra e Liberata), dramatic cantata for soprano, bass & orchestra, HWV 122
>Handel, George Frideric : Overture for orchestra in B flat major, HWV 336
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for orchestra in B flat major, HWV 352
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for orchestra in G major, HWV 353
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite HWV 354 zu "Der begluckte Florindo" in B-Dur
>Handel, George Frideric : Terpsichore, HWV 8b
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

International Record Review
They both make the most of Handel's utterly delightful and sometimes poignant music. I think neither could be fairly said to have an exceptionally beautiful voice, but they both sing with great skill and dramatic insight...on the whole this recording is very recommendable, not least for the delightful orchestral rarities.

BBC Music Magazine
Neatly cut with suites from a lost 'Dafne' opera and tailed by a cheerful chaconne, Handel's cantata is given lively context in a tautly-directed recording.

The highly atmospheric baroque Waldegg Castle once again serves as the perfect setting for a special musical event - this time with a performance of Handel's cantata Apollo e Dafne. The cantus firmus consort - under the experienced leadership of Andreas Reize - presented this dramatic cantata on historical instruments at the castle and in this way conveyed the musical spirit of Handel's time with the greatest possibility authenticity.

"Neatly cut with suites from a lost 'Dafne' opera and tailed by a cheerful chaconne, Handel's cantata is given lively context in a tautly-directed recording." -BBC Music Magazine

"They both make the most of Handel's utterly delightful and sometimes poignant music. I think neither could be fairly said to have an exceptionally beautiful voice, but they both sing with great skill and dramatic insight...on the whole this recording is very recommendable, not least for the delightful orchestral rarities." -International Record Review

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008).



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>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3 no 2
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: circa 1715-1718

>Handel, George Frideric : Apollo e Dafne (La Terra è Liberata), dramatic cantata for soprano, bass & orchestra, HWV 122
  • Performer: Dominik Wörner (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1710

>Handel, George Frideric : Overture for orchestra in B flat major, HWV 336
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for orchestra in B flat major, HWV 352
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1706

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for orchestra in G major, HWV 353
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1706

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite HWV 354 zu "Der beglückte Florindo" in B-Dur :: Menuet
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1708

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite HWV 354 zu "Der beglückte Florindo" in B-Dur :: Sarabande
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1708

>Handel, George Frideric : Apollo e Dafne (La Terra è Liberata), dramatic cantata for soprano, bass & orchestra, HWV 122
  • Performer: Dominik Wörner (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1710

>Handel, George Frideric : Terpsichore, HWV 8b :: Chaconne
  • Conductor: Andreas Reize
  • Ensemble: Cantus Firmus Consort
  • Notes: Kleiner Konzertsaal Solothurn (08/13/2008-08/16/2008)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1734