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Offline Scion7

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Re: ~ Baroque Opera ~
« Reply #280 on: December 03, 2020, 02:36:22 PM »
"hip-hop"?  No, no, no, no, no . . .   ???

The Germans, who make doctrines out of everything, deal with music learnedly; the Italians, being voluptuous, seek in it lively, though fleeting, sensations; the French, more vain than perceptive, manage to speak of it wittily; and the English pay for it . . . - Stendhal

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Re: ~ Baroque Opera ~
« Reply #281 on: December 05, 2020, 06:15:53 AM »
Listening now:

   

Jesn-Baptiste Lully's final completed opera, a masterpiece.
Minkowski's conducting is perhaps a bit brisk, but energetic and characterful.
Casting is luxurious with Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Véronique Gens, Howard Crook and others.
The only game in town, but a very satisfactory one!  :)

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Offline The new erato

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Re: ~ Baroque Opera ~
« Reply #282 on: December 05, 2020, 09:29:43 AM »
The one set that got me seriously into Lully.

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Re: ~ Baroque Opera ~
« Reply #283 on: December 06, 2020, 06:35:00 AM »
I guess "A Lully opera each day, keeps the doctor away"....  :D

   

Another very successful recording with a good cast, even though Herreweghe's energy level is rather moderate.
I haven't heard Rousset's recent recording... yet.

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