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Agostino Steffani: Danze e Ouvertures - Coro della Svizzera Italiana (choir, chorus); I Barocchisti; Diego Fasolis (conductor)
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  1. Orlando generoso, opera in 3 acts
  2. Marco Aurelio, opera: Sinfonia
  3. Enrico Leone, opera
  4. I Trionfi del Fato (o Le Glorie d'Enea), opera: Ouverture
  5. Le rivali concordi, opera: Sarabande: Très lentement
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  1. Orlando generoso, opera in 3 acts
  2. Marco Aurelio, opera: Sinfonia
  3. Enrico Leone, opera
  4. I Trionfi del Fato (o Le Glorie d'Enea), opera: Ouverture
  5. Le rivali concordi, opera: Sarabande: Très lentement
  6. Il Tassilone, opera: Sinfonia
  7. Niobe Regina di Tepe, opera
  8. La Lotta d'ercole con Acheloo, opera: Ouverture
  9. I Trionfi del Fato (o Le Glorie d'Enea), opera: Les Ombres: Grave
  10. Le rivali concordi, opera: Ouverture
  11. Enrico Leone, opera: Chaconne
  12. Briseide, opera: Ouverture
  13. Orlando generoso, opera in 3 acts: Gavotte en Rondeau
  14. La superbia d'Alessandro, opera
  15. La libertà contenta, opera
  16. Servio Tullio, opera: Sinfonia
  17. I Trionfi del Fato (o Le Glorie d'Enea), opera
  18. Niobe Regina di Tepe, opera: Gavotta
  19. La Lotta d'ercole con Acheloo, opera
  20. Amor vien dal destino, opera: Introduzione al dramma
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The booklet to this release freely concedes that Agostino Steffani (1654-1728) wrote no instrumental music, making the present collection unusually obscure in terms of repertoire for a major-label release. What you get is a set of operatic overtures and dance excerpts from operas, similar enough to what might be presented on an album of instrumental music, from operas 150 years later. But until his operas were championed by Cecilia Bartoli, few had heard of Steffani, who was a leading star of vocal music in Germany in ...

Agostino Steffani: Danze e Ouvertures 2013, Decca

UPC: 028947857419

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