Posts Tagged ‘Aria’


L’Arpeggiata (Christina Pluhar) & Nuria Rial: Giovanni Felice Sances: Stabat mater

in: A Youtube powered Guide to Classical Music

For a while now I am caught by the concept of “Historically informed performance“. So I use this change to once more present an amazing example of music out of this “genre”:

Christina Pluhar has become one of the most recognized musicians in this domain. Her ensemble “L’Arpeggiata” already featured a high quality selection of guests like Philippe Jaroussky and many others. From her work with Nuria Rial, a spanish soprano, comes this beautiful and musically astonishing interpretation of Giovanni Felice Sances’ (c. 1600 – 1679) “Stabatar Mater” (Lyrics):



Händel, “Lascia Ch’io Pianga Mia Cruda Sorte”- A Youtube Powered Guide to Classical Music

in: A Youtube powered Guide to Classical Music

Georg-Friedrich Händel,
Rinaldo, Act II, Scene 4

premiered 24th February, 1711 in London “Queen’s Theatre”
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