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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title Ariodante [sound recording] / George Frideric Handel.

Imprint [Holland] : Philips, c1994, p1979.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B HAND ARI L96CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in three acts; sung in Italian.
Libretto anonymously adapted from Ginevra, Principessa de Scozia by Antonio Salvi (first set by Perti in 1708), based on Orlando furioso, Canti 5 and 6, by Ludovico Ariosto.
Previously released on analog discs as: 6769 025 (1979).
Compact discs.
Duration: 3:19:08.
Program notes by Jane Glover (English with Italian translation), Karl Dietrich Gräwe (German) and Damien Colas (French), synopsis by Lionel Salter, and libretto with English translation (97 p. : ports.).
Performer Edith Mathis, Norma Burrowes, sopranos ; Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano ; James Bowman, countertenor ; David Rendall, Alexander Oliver, tenors ; Samuel Ramey, bass ; London Voices ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Raymond Leppard, conductor.
Event Recorded in London in Dec. 1978.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Salvi, Antonio, 1664-1724. Librettist.
Ariosto, Ludovido, 1474-1533. Orlando furioso.
Mathis, Edith. Performer.
Burrowes, Norma. Performer.
Baker, Janet. Performer. 1933-
Bowman, James. Performer.
Rendall, David. Performer.
Oliver, Alexander, (Tenor. Performer.
Ramey, Samuel. Performer.
Leppard, Raymond. Conductor.
London Voices. Performer.
English Chamber Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Ariodante
Music No. 442 096-2 Philips
6769 025 Philips

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