O barbaro Amore
1 È spento l’ardore
2 Saldi marmi
3 Io voglio provar
4 Non so chi mi piagò
5 Placidissime catene
6 Lontananza crudel
7 Il mio seno è un mar di pene
8 Quando ti stringo, o cara
9 Labri belli, dite un po
0 Occhi, perché piangete?
Agostino Steffani, composer
Duetti da camera
Jory vinikour, harpsichord & direction
Configuration: Single CD in Digipak
Available: August, 2018
Recorded: February 14th–18th 2017
Booklet: 32 page
• Specially devised program of vocal duets by leading Italian baroque composer, Agostino Steffani, creating a unique dramatic narrative, illuminating the nature of love.
• Showcases performances by leading vocal soloists, experts in the dramatic Italian baroque vocal style.
• Musical direction by noted harpsichordist, Jory Vinikour and a distinguished continuo team.
• 32-page booklet includes complete Italian texts with English translations.
• Recorded in the prestigious Sono Luminus studios, Boyce, VA by Daniel Shore (engineer) and Dan Merceruio (producer).
• Booklet essay by Prof. Colin Timms of University of Birmingham, UK: the leading present-day Steffani scholar, who also served as musical adviser to the project.