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Handel: Alcina

4 Compact Disc / 3CD+CD-ROM
10 Oct 2011

Barcode: 5099908802125

Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel
Other participants: Arleen Augér * Della Jones * Kathleen Kuhlmann * Eiddwen Harrhy * Patrizia Kwella * John Tomlinson * Maldwyn Davies * a.o. * Opera Stage Chorus * City of London Baroque Sinfonia * Richard Hickox

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 [Largo] - Allegro: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 1, Overture  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
02 Musette: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 1, Overture  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
03 Menuet: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 1, Overture  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
04 Recit.: Oh Dèi! quivi non scorgo alcun sentiero! (Bradamante, Melisso, Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Ac  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/Sir John Tomlinson/Eiddwen Harrh 
05 Aria: O s'apre al riso (Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 1  - Eiddwen Harrhy/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
06 Chorus: Questo è il cielo de' contenti: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2  - Opera Stage Chorus/City of London Baroque Sinfonia 
07 Gavotte I: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
08 Sarabande: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
09 Gavotte I: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
10 Menuet: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
11 [Gavotte II]: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
12 Recit.: Ecco l'infido (Bradamante, Melisso, Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/Sir John Tomlinson/Arleen Augér/ 
13 Aria: Di', cor mio, quanto t'amai (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 2  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
14 Recit.: Generosi guerrier, deh! (Oberto, Melisso, Bradamante): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 3  - Patrizia Kwella/Sir John Tomlinson/Kathleen Kuhlma 
15 Aria: Chi m'insegna il caro padre? (Oberto): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 3  - Patrizia Kwella/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Si 
16 Recit.: Mi ravvisi, Ruggier, dimmi? (Bradamante, Ruggiero, Melisso): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 4  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/Della Jones/Sir John Tomlinson/C 
17 Aria: Di te mi rido, semplice stolto (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 4  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
18 (5) Recit.: Qua dunque ne veniste (Oronte, Bradamante) - (6) Recit.: Io sono tua difesa (Morgana, Bradamante): Alcina -  - Maldwyn Davies/Kathleen Kuhlmann/Eiddwen Harrhy/Ci 
19 Aria: È gelosia (Bradamante): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scenes 5 & 6  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/ 
20 Recit.: Io dunque (Oronte, Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 7  - Maldwyn Davies/Eiddwen Harrhy/City of London Baroq 
21 Recit.: La cerco in vano (Ruggiero, Oronte): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 8  - Della Jones/Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque 
22 Aria: Semplicetto! a donna credi? (Oronte): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scene 8  - Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
23 (9) Recit.: Ah, infedele, infedel! (Ruggiero, Alcina) - (10) Recit.: Regina: il tuo soggiorno (Bradamante, Alcina, Rugg  - Della Jones/Arleen Augér/Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of 
24 Aria: Sì: son quella! (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scenes 9 & 10  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
25 (11) Recit.: Se nemico mi fossi (Bradamante, Ruggiero) - (12) Recit.: Bradamante favella? (Ruggiero, Melisso, Bradamant  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/Della Jones/Sir John Tomlinson/C 
26 Aria: La bocca vaga, quell'occhio nero (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scenes 11 & 12  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
27 (13) Recit.: A quai strani perigli (Melisso, Bradamante) - (14) Recit.: Fuggi, cor mio, ti affretta! (Morgana, Bradaman  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/Sir John Tomlinson/City of Londo 
28 Aria: Tornami a vagheggiar (Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I, Scenes 13-15  - Eiddwen Harrhy/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
29 Aria: Col celarvi a chi v'ama un momento (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, 1986Scene 1  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
30 Recit.: Taci, taci, codardo (Melisso, Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, 1986Scene 1  - Della Jones/Sir John Tomlinson/City of London Baro 
31 Aria: Qual portento mi richiama (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, 1986Scene 1  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
32 Recit.: Atlante, dove sei? (Ruggiero, Melisso): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, 1986Scene 1  - Della Jones/Sir John Tomlinson/City of London Baro 
33 Aria: Pensa a chi geme (Melisso): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, 1986Scene 1  - Sir John Tomlinson/City of London Baroque Sinfonia 
Disc 2 
01 Recit.: Qual odio ingiusto contro me? (Bradamante, Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 2  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/ 
02 Aria: Vorrei vendicarmi (Bradamante): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 2  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/ 
03 Recit.: Chi scopre al mio pensiero (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 3  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
04 Aria: Mi lusinga il dolce affetto (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 3  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
05 (4) Recit.: S'acquieti il rio sospetto (Alcina, Morgana) - (5) Recit.: E la tua pace (Morgana, Alcina, Ruggiero): Alcin  - Arleen Augér/Eiddwen Harrhy/Della Jones/Kathleen K 
06 Aria: Ama, sospira (Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scenes 4 & 5  - Arleen Augér/Eiddwen Harrhy/Della Jones/City of Lo 
07 Recit.: Non scorgo nel tuo viso (Alcina, Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 6  - Arleen Augér/Della Jones/City of London Baroque Si 
08 Aria: Mio bel tesoro (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 6  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
09 Recit.: Reina: io cerco in vano (Oberto, Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 7  - Arleen Augér/Patrizia Kwella/City of London Baroqu 
10 Aria: Tra speme e timore (Oberto): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 7  - Patrizia Kwella/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Si 
11 Recit.: Reina, sei tradita (Oronte, Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 8  - Arleen Augér/Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque 
12 Aria: Ah! mio cor! schernito sei! (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 8  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
13 (9) Recit.: Or, che dici, Morgana? (Oronte, Morgana) - (10) Recit.: All'offesa, il disprezzo giunge l'ingrata? (Oronte)  - Eiddwen Harrhy/Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroq 
14 Aria: È un folle, è un vile affetto (Oronte): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scenes 9 & 10  - Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
15 (11) Recit.: Ed è ver che mi narri? (Oberto, Bradamante) - (12) Recit.: Eccomi a' piedi tuoi (Ruggiero, Bradamante, Mor  - Eiddwen Harrhy/Della Jones/Kathleen Kuhlmann/Patri 
16 Aria: Verdi prati, selve amene (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scenes 11 & 12  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
17 Recit.: Ah! Ruggiero crudel (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 13  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
18 Aria: Ombre pallide, lo so, mi udite (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 13  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
19 Entrée des songes agréables: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 13, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
20 Entrée des songes funestes: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 13, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
21 Entrée des songes agréables effrayés: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 13, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
22 Le combat des songes funestes et agréables: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act II, Scene 13, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
Disc 3 
01 Sinfonia: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
02 Recit.: Voglio amar e disamar (Oronte, Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 1  - Maldwyn Davies/Eiddwen Harrhy/City of London Baroq 
03 Aria: Credete al mio dolore (Morgana): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 1  - Eiddwen Harrhy/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
04 Recit.: M'inganna, me n'avveggo (Oronte): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 1  - Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
05 Aria: Un momento di contento (Oronte): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 1  - Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Sim 
06 Recit.: Molestissimo incontro! (Ruggiero, Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 2  - Arleen Augér/Della Jones/City of London Baroque Si 
07 Aria: Ma quando tornerai (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 2  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
08 Recit.: Tutta d'armate squadre (Melisso, Ruggiero, Bradamante): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 3  - Della Jones/Kathleen Kuhlmann/Sir John Tomlinson/C 
09 Aria: Sta nell'Ircana pietrosa tana (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 3  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
10 Recit.: Vanne tu seco ancora (Melisso, Bradamante): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 4  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/Sir John Tomlinson/City of Londo 
11 Aria: All'alma fedel (Bradamante): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 4  - Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/ 
12 Recit.: Niuna forza lo arresta (Oronte, Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 5  - Arleen Augér/Maldwyn Davies/City of London Baroque 
13 Aria: Mi restano le lagrime (Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 5  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
14 Chorus: Sin per le vie del sole: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 6  - Opera Stage Chorus/City of London Baroque Sinfonia 
15 Recit.: Già vicino è il momento (Oberto, Alcina): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 6  - Arleen Augér/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
16 Aria: Barbara! Io ben lo so (Oberto): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 6  - Patrizia Kwella/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Si 
17 Recit.: Le lusinghe, gl'inganni, non udir più (Bradamante, Alcina, Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act I  - Arleen Augér/Della Jones/Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of 
18 Trio: Non è amor, nè gelosia (Alcina, Bradamante, Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scene 7  - Arleen Augér/Della Jones/Kathleen Kuhlmann/City of 
19 (8) Recit.: Prendi, e vivi (Ruggiero, Oronte) - (9) Recit.: Ah mio Ruggier, che tenti? (Alcina, Ruggiero, Bradamante) -  - Arleen Augér/Della Jones/Kathleen Kuhlmann/Maldwyn 
20 Chorus: Dall'orror di notte cieca: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scenes 8-11  - Opera Stage Chorus/City of London Baroque Sinfonia 
21 Entrée: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scenes 8-11, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
22 Tamburino: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scenes 8-11, Ballet  - City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon Standage/Ian 
23 Chorus: Doppo tante amare pene: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Act III, Scenes 8-11  - Opera Stage Chorus/City of London Baroque Sinfonia 
24 Recit.: Vo cercando la bella cagion (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Appendix 1  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
25 Aria: Bramo di trionfar (Ruggiero): Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Appendix 1  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Simon 
26 Chorus: Questo è il cielo de' contenti: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34, Appendix 2  - Opera Stage Chorus/City of London Baroque Sinfonia 
Disc 4 
01 Libretto: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34  - Arleen Augér/Eiddwen Harrhy/Della Jones/Kathleen K 
02 Synopsis: Alcina - Opera in three acts HWV34  - Arleen Augér/Eiddwen Harrhy/Della Jones/Kathleen K 


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