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Vecchi's L'Amfiparnasso

Robert Hollingworth looks at Orazio Vecchi's madrigal comedy L'Amfiparnaso, which was premiered in 1594, a form of musical theatre that flourished just before the dawn of opera.

Robert Hollingworth looks at Orazio Vecchi's madrigal comedy L'Amfiparnaso, which was premiered in Modena in in 1594. It's a particular form of musical theatre that flourished briefly in Italy, just before the dawn of opera, combining music and commedia dell'arte, the down-to-earth improvised street comedy of the time.

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Sun 28 Jun 2020 14:00

Music Played

  • Giovanni Pacoloni

    Saltarello di Zorzi

    Performer: David Miller. Performer: Lynda Sayce. Performer: Eligio Quinteiro. Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHACONNE CHAN 0665.
    • CHACONNE.
    • 2.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Prologue)

    Narrator: Simon Callow.
    • Vecchi - L'Amfiparnaso (DVD).
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 1, Sc 1)

    Ensemble: Deller Consort. Orchestra: Collegium Aureum.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi ‎- GD77211.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi ‎.
    • 2.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 1, Sc 3)

    Performer: Sergio Vartolo. Choir: Capella Musicale di San Petronio.
    • Naxos / 8.554159A.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 2, Sc 1)

    Ensemble: Clement Janequin Ensemble. Director: Dominique Visse.
    • L'amfiparnaso.
    • Harmonia Mundi France.
    • 12.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 2, Sc 2)

    Ensemble: Clement Janequin Ensemble. Singer: Dominique Visse.
    • L'amfiparnaso.
    • 5.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 2, Sc 3)

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Narrator: Simon Callow. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • Vecchi - L'Amfiparnaso (DVD).
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 2, Sc 4)

    Ensemble: Deller Consort. Orchestra: Collegium Aureum.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi ‎- GD77211.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi ‎.
    • 8.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 2, Sc 5)

    Ensemble: Clement Janequin Ensemble. Singer: Dominique Visse.
    • L'amfirparnaso.
    • Harmonia Mundi France.
    • 6.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 3, Sc 1)

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 3, Sc 2)

    Choir: Deller Consort. Ensemble: Collegium Aureum.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Act 3, Sc 3)

    Ensemble: Clement Janequin Ensemble. Singer: Dominique Visse.
    • L'amfiparnaso.
    • Harmonia Mundi France.
    • 9.
  • Orazio Vecchi

    L'Amfiparnaso (Finale)

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • Vecchi - L'Amfiparnaso (DVD).
    • Chandos.
    • 1.

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  • Sun 24 Jun 2018 14:00
  • Sun 28 Jun 2020 14:00

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