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|Cesti: Le disgrazie d'Amore|
A delightful blend of slapstick and highly allusive banter, Cesti’s comic moral opera mocks the pagan gods and the morally reprehensible excesses caused by amorous passion. Le disgrazie d’Amore dates from Cesti’s period at the Viennese cour ...» More
|Handel: Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno|
‘Il trionfo’ is a landmark in baroque music. It is Handel’s first oratorio, product of his astonishing flowering in Italy in his early twenties. The libretto is a highly crafted composition drawing on a rich mix of artistic forebears. This is the sec ...» More
|Scarlatti: Davidis pugna et victoria|
Scarlatti’s work tells the dramatic story of David and Goliath. Scarlatti’s musical response to the libretto demonstrates his gift for characterization, which acts as a commentary on the unfolding narrative. Performances of thrilling dynamism and ...» More
|Stradella: San Giovanni Battista|
Hyperion is pleased to announce a new recording relationship with Academia Montis Regalis, of which this thrilling disc is the first fruit. San Giovanni Battista is a deeply ‘Baroque’ score, vibrant, rhythmically insistent and vocally exciting. The l ...» More