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The Old Music Box

thu 1 may 2008 14:00 

La Favola di Orfeo, part 1. The story of Orfeo, set to music of the 15th and early 17th centuries. By Italian composers such as Domenico Belli and Claudio Monteverdi, and to a text by Angelo Poliziano.
Performers: the Huelgas Ensemble led by Paul van Nevel, Le Poème Harmonique led by Vincent Dumestre and ensemble Elyma led by Gabriel Garrido.

1. Claudio Monteverdi.
from L’Orfeo:
Toccata.
La Musica.
Ensemble Elyma led by Gabriel Garrido. Maria Cristina Kiehr, soprano.
2. Angelo Poliziano.
– La Favola di Orfeo. With music by Tromboncino, Pesenti, Cara and anonymous composers.
Huelgas Ensemble led by Paul van Nevel. Josep Benet, Orfeo.
3. Domenico Belli.
– L’Orfeo Dolente.

Le Poème Harmonique led by Vincent Dumestre. Arnaud Marzorati, bass (Orfeo).
4. Angelo Poliziano.
La Favola di Orfeo. With music by Tromboncino, Cara, dall’Aquilano and an anonymous composer.
Huelgas Ensemble led by Paul van Nevel.
5. Claudio Monteverdi.
from L’Orfeo:
Sinfonia, Orfeo: Scorto da te, mio Nume.
– Orfeo: Possente spirto.
Ritornello, Orfeo: Orfeo son io.
– Sinfonia, Orfeo: Ei dorme.

– Sinfonia,
Coro di Spiriti Infernali, Sinfonia.
Ensemble Elyma led by Gabriel Garrido. Victor Torres, Orfeo.

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