Rinaldo : Act I; Opera in Three Acts CD27

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Title: Rinaldo : Act I; Opera in Three Acts CD27
Otros títulos: A Handel Celebration
Rinaldo: Acto I; Ópera en Tres Actos
Autor/ Compositor: George Frideric Händel
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Marilyn Horne / Rinaldo; Cecilia Gasdia / Almireno; Ernesto Palacio / Goffredo; Christine Weidinger / Armida; Natale de Carolis / Argante; Carlo Colombara / Mago Cristiano; Caterina Calvi / Sirena; Cosatta Tosetti / Sirena; Fabio Tartari / Araldo; John Fisher / Conducting
Código CDU: H.14
Forma Musical: Ópera
Abstract: Act One The action takes place near Jerusalem during the first of the eight Crusades, in the period 1095-1101. Goffredo leads his Christian armies toward Jerusalem, intent on capturing the city. He recalls his promising the hand of his daughter Almirena in marriage to the knight Rinaldo once Jerusalem is taken. The Saracen King Argante of Jerusalem appears and negotiates a three-day truce with Goffredo. The King then enlists the aid of the Sorceress-Queen of Damascus, Armida, who soon arrives in a dragon-drawn chariot. She assesses the King's desperate situation and decides to focus her plans on Rinaldo and Almirena as a means of halting the Christian advance, deciding to draw the former away from his military duties by abducting the latter and using her as bait. After Rinaldo learns of the kidnapping of Almirena, he swears revenge against her abductors. He also seeks advice from a hermit magician at the urging of Eustazio, Goffredo's brother. Act Two While searching for ...


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1-2-3 & 4. Act ... l tuo senno (Reinaldo).mp3 10:55 9.979Mb Unknown mp3
5. Art I Combatti da forte (Almirena).mp3 3:26 3.139Mb Unknown mp3
6-7-8-9-10-11-1 ... mpo giugesti (Argante).mp3 10:42 9.780Mb Unknown mp3
13 & 14. Act I ... Augelletti (Almirena).mp3 9:15 8.460Mb Unknown mp3
15-16-17 & 18. ... ito stupore (Goffredo).mp3 7:09 6.536Mb Unknown mp3
19. Act I Cor ingrato (Rinaldo).mp3 4:39 4.255Mb Unknown mp3
20 & 21. Act I ... nti, turbine (Rinaldo).mp3 5:44 5.236Mb Unknown mp3
Rinaldo Act I- Completo.wav 56:10 566.8Mb WAV audio wav

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