Arsilda, Regina Di Ponto is Vivaldi’s fourth opera. First performed in at Teatro Sant’Angelo in Venice, its author’s ambition was to establish his nascent. Antonio Vivaldi composed Arsilda, Regina di Ponto for the Venetian theater of Sant’Angelo in the fall of While Vivaldi had, by its debut. Antonio Vivaldi – Arsilda, Regina di Ponto Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava – Václav Luks, David Radok, Lucile Richardot, Olivia.

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More information about this can be found here. The libretto was by Domenico Lalli, who had provided the words for Ottone in Villa three years earlier, inand was to collaborate with Vivaldi on several later operas. As in previous recordings of songs by Wolf, Debussy and Poulenc, pianist Eugene Asti is her accompanist in Le Bal des Animauxa delightful collection of French songs about creatures of all sizes, from flea to elephant and from crayfish to dolphin.

Barzane is betrothed to Lisea. Lisea and Tamese are the twin children of the queen of Cilicia.

Vivaldi Arsilda Regina di Ponto, RV700

Fipple-flutes are used for pastoral settings, for example, while horns are used for the hunting scenes. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. This Harold en Italieop.


Works by Chabrier, Poulenc, Ravel, Satie et al. Many of the arias employ striking instrumentation to help convey the sense of the text. PDF typeset by Unknown Ram.

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The names of Belfast-born soprano Heather Harper and Kansas-born tenor James King may not resonate for younger music lovers, but they sure do for folks my age. Opera seria ; Theatrical Works ; Operas ; For voices, orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; For voices with orchestra ; Arxilda ; Writings ; Italian language.

Arsilda employs several such scenarios, including a hunt that takes place in a verdant forest and a dungeon scene.

Moreover, its story hinges on concealed identities. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.

Instead, they are fantastical, dealing with such things as the fairy world and sorcerers, or with the world of dreams.


Thanks to the efforts of Sardelli and Atsilda Antiquo, scholars, Vivaldi fans, and opera lovers in general now have an additional example of Vivaldi’s early operatic style. The story is complex and wholly unbelievable.

Vivaldu is, therefore, a relative dearth of recordings of his operas, and any contribution is appreciated. Modo Antiquo’s contibution is a quality recording, done on period instruments with highly competent singers. Skip to main content. Edward Elgar’s Sea Pictures are extremely well-known, but many others are also worth hearing.

Arsilda, regina vjvaldi Ponto. Such editions are also public domain in Canada because they fail to meet the minimum ‘threshold of originality’ to qualify for copyright as an ‘adaptation’.

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Le Bal des Animaux: They may not be public domain elsewhere. Retrieved from ” http: On a visit to Pontus, Tamese and Barzane fall in love with Arsilda, she chooses Tamese, and the two men fall out.