Vivaldi: Opera Overtures

Vivaldi: Opera Overtures
Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Artist Modo Antiquo
Federico Sardelli conductor
Format 1 CD
Cat. number 94030
EAN code 5028421940304
Release April 2010

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About this release

Recorded in 2002, this release contains a unique program of the complete overtures of all Vivaldi’s operas. As an opera composer, Vivaldi has long been neglected, but these works showcase his great dramatic genius.

Performances on period instruments by Modo Antiquo, conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli, one of the foremost specialists in this field, who has also recorded for full price labels such as Naïve and Deutsche Grammophon.

Track list

Disk 1

  1. La Fida Ninfa (Tempesta di mare): Allegro molto-presto
  2. Arsilda: Allegro
  3. Arsilda: Andante-allegro
  4. Il Giustino: [allegro]
  5. Il Giustino: [andante]-allegro
  6. Bajazet: Allegro
  7. Bajazet: Andante molto-allegro
  8. L’Olimpiade: Allegro
  9. L’Olimpiade: Andante-allegro
  10. La Sena festeggiante: Sinfonia. Allegro
  11. La Sena festeggiante: Sinfonia. Andante molto-allegro molto
  12. La Sena festeggiante: Ouverture. Adagio - Presto- Adagio
  13. La Sena festeggiante: Ouverture. Allegro molto
  14. La Griselda: Allegro
  15. La Griselda: Andante-allegro
  16. Il Teuzzone: Allegro
  17. Il Teuzzone: Andante-allegro
  18. L’Ottone in villa: Allegro
  19. L’Ottone in villa: Larghetto-[allegro]
  20. Il Farnace: [allegro]
  21. Il Farnace: Andante-[presto]
  22. L’incoronazione di Dario: Allegro
  23. L’incoronazione di Dario: [andante]-presto
  24. Armida: Allegro
  25. Armida: [andante]-allegro
  26. La Dorilla: Allegro (3-rd movement)