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Agitata
  • Label: Alpha
  • UPC: 3760014193712
  • Item #: 1944584X
  • Release Date: 10/6/2017
  • Rank: 153903
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Price: $17.36
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Agitata on CD

Delphine Galou is renowned and admired for her musicality and her appealing timbre. She has taken part in many productions of Baroque music and recordings of operas (notably by Vivaldi), but this is her first recital. It is a programme of sacred music, motets, cantatas and excerpts from oratorios, which in the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were influenced by the increasingly fashionable genre of opera. From the famous 'Agitata infido flatu' from Vivaldi's oratorio Juditha triumphans, here counterpointed by an aria from another setting of the story of Judith composed by Jommelli, to Stradella's Lamentations and Porpora's magnificent motet 'In procella sine stella', Delphine Galou covers a wide range of spiritual emotions. She is accompanied by the excellent Accademia Bizantina under it's director and harpsichordist Ottavio Dantone. A concerto byGregori and a sinfonia by Caldara complete this release, which includes several world premiere recordings.