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ARC: Glass, Handel ()

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composed by George Frederick Handel, Philip Glass

When minimalist styles first came on the scene, they drew comparisons to Baroque music. The comparisons weren't very informative, and they relied on a fundamentally restrictive view of the Baroque, so eventually you stopped hearing them. American countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo attempts to revive the idea of a connection with this release of music by Handel and Glass, and his approach is a bit more subtle. "I realized that both use repetition in their own ways, and the distinct rituals they create produce emotion," he ...

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  1. 1000 Airplanes on the Roof, science fiction opera for actor, soprano & instruments: The Encounter
  2. Amadigi di Gaula, opera, HWV 11: Pena tiranna
  3. Songs from Liquid Days, songs (6) for voice & chamber ensemble: Excerpts
  4. Flavio, Rč di Longobardi, opera, HWV 16: Rompo i lacci
  5. Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
  6. Monsters of Grace, music theatre piece: In the Arc of Your Mallet
  7. Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi, opera, HWV 19: Vivi, tiranno
  8. Tolomeo, rč d'Egitto, opera, HWV 25: Inumano fratel
  9. Tolomeo, rč d'Egitto, opera, HWV 25: Stille amare
  10. The Fall of the House of Usher, chamber opera: How all Living Things Breathe
  11. Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu
  12. Hymn to the Sun, for countertenor & orchestra (from "Akhnaten")
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ARC: Glass, Handel
2018, Decca Gold

UPC: 028948171903

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