The Power Of Love - Handel Arias / Forsythe

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Label: AVIE
Catalog: AV2350
Format: CD

Amanda Forsythe (soprano) & Jeannette Sorrell (harpsichord/director) Apollo's Fire

Handel: Amor è qual vento (from Orlando) Geloso tormento (from Almira) Chaconne from 'Terpsichore' HWV 8b Qual farfalletta (from Partenope) Piangerò la sorte mia (from Giulio Cesare) Terpsichore: Entrée (Jalousie) Il Primo Ardor (from Ariodante) Dunque, I laci d'un volto...Ah! Crudel (from Rinaldo) Terpsichore: air Tornami a vagheggiar (from Alcina) Amarti si vorrei (from Teseo) Terpsichore: Ballo Da tempeste il legno infranto (from Giulio Cesare)

Grammy Award-winning soprano Amanda Forsythe joins the acclaimed baroque orchestra Apollo's Fire and their founder/director Jeanette Sorrell for an impassioned recording of arias from Handel's seminal operas. Love, angst and revenge are the timeless themes of Handel's operas, as brought to vivid life in this recording by the acclaimed baroque orchestra, Apollo's Fire. Soprano Amanda Forsythe, described as "simply dazzling" by The New York Times, joins conductor/harpsichordist Jeannette Sorrell to explore the gamut of emotions, from fiery coloratura arias to tragic laments. The recording includes rarely-heard arias and a few favorite chestnuts, drawn from eight of the composer's operas.

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