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SACCHINI: Oedipe a Colone


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Antonio Sacchini was one of the leading composers of Italian opera seria of the late 18th century. 'Oedipe ?á Colone', his last work, was extraordinarily successful, with 583 performances at the Paris Op?®ra between 1787 and 1844.

Based on Sophocles' tragedy 'Oedipus at Colonus', the second play in a trilogy that is one of the glories of Greek literature, Sacchini's opera is notable for both its high drama and tender, moving lyricism. It was championed by Berlioz who considered it to be an inspired and even sublime work.

\The production was outstanding. Getchell's voice and training are exactly right for this repertoire and Loup gave his usual flawless performance..... Paulin's Antigone was deeply appealing in voice and stage presence, and the supporting cast was well chosen and expertly prepared. It would be hard to over praise the work of music director Ryan Brown in leading the period-instrument orchestra and the excellent small chorus." 'The Washington Post' on the American premiere May 2005.

The Orchestra and Chorus of Opera Lafayette conducted by Ryan Brown recently released Gluck's 'Orf?®e ed Euridice' on Naxos: "Here, then, is a fairly rare opportunity to here the Paris version unadulterated, played by an expert band of period instruments whose open sonorities at the beginning of the overture are a joy to hear." Music Web on Gluck (8.660185-86)."
Facts
Item number 8660196-97
Barcode 730099619622
Release date 28/08/2006
Category Opera / Operetta | Classical Music
Label Naxos Classics | Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 2
Performers
Artists Boutte, Tony
Getchell, Robert
Paulin, Nathalie
Loup, Francois
Blaise, Kirsten
Composers Sacchini, Antonio
Conductors Brown, Ryan
Orchestras Opera Lafayette Chorus
Opera Lafayette Orchestra
Producers Wilcox, Max
Disc: 1
Oedipe a Colone (Oedipus at Colonus)
1 Act I: Overture
2 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: En vain un frere ingrat
3 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Ah! le trone ou j'aspir
4 Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Habitants de Colone (Th
5 Act I Scene 3: Chorus: Allez regner (Women's Choi
6 Act I Scene 3: Dance: Andantino - Allegro
7 Act I Scene 3: Aria: Vous quittez notre aimable At
8 Act I Scene 3: Dance: Gavotte
9 Act I Scene 3: Aria: Je ne vous quitte point (Erip
10 Act I Scene 4: Recitative: Allons au temple (These
11 Act I Scene 4: Recitative: Cher prince, calmez vou
12 Act I Scene 5: Chorus: O vous que l'innocence meme
13 Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Ou vais-je, malheureux
14 Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Ah, n'avancons pas d'a
15 Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Ta consolante voix - D
16 Act II Scene 3: Chorus: Quel mortel temeraire - Re
17 Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Barbares! Arretez! (Th
Disc: 2
Oedipe a Colone (Oedipus at Colonus)
1 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Oedipe et le Roi sont
2 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Appesanti par l'age -
3 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Dieux! Que tant de ve
4 Act III Scene 2: Recitative: Auguste malheureux (T
5 Act III Scene 3: Recitative: Ma fille, que veut-il
6 Act III Scene 3: Recitative: O dieux! Toi, scelera
7 Act III Scene 3: Aria: Ou suis-je? (Oedipe, Polyni
8 Act III Scene 3: Trio: O doux moment (Oedipe, Poly
9 Act III Scene 4: Recitative: Le ciel est desarme (
10 Act III Scene 4: Dance: (Chaconne) - Gavotte - (Ch
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