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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Agostino Steffani; Melchior d' Ardespin; Luigi Orlandi; Karina Gauvin; Amanda Forsythe; Philippe Jaroussky; Terry Wey; José Lemos; Aaron Sheehan; Colin Balzer; Jesse Blumberg; Christian Immler; Paul O'Dette; Stephen Stubbs; Ovid; Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra,
|Language Note:||Sung in Italian.|
|Notes:||Opera in 3 acts.
Title from disc label.
"This studio recording ... restores some material omitted in the live performances"--Booklet, page 1.
"Co-production: Boston Early Music Festival/Radio Bremen"--Container.
Performance based primarily on autograph score now held in Vienna, with some additional details and corrections from manuscripts in Schwerin and Munich; sinfonias opening acts II and III based on Steffani arias.
Program notes by Colin Timms and Paul O'Dette, and synopsis by Gilbert Blin and Ellen Hargis, in English, French, and German, and libretto with English, French, and German translations (208 pages : color illustrations) laid in container.
|Performer(s):||Karina Gauvin (Niobe), Amanda Forsythe (Manto), sopranos ; Philippe Jaroussky (Anfione), Terry Wey (Creonte), José Lemos (Nerea), countertenors ; Aaron Sheehan (Clearte), Colin Balzer (Tiberino), tenors ; Jesse Blumberg, baritone (Poliferno) ; Christian Immler, bass (Tiresia) ; Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra ; Paul O'Dette, Stephen Stubbs, conductors.|
2013 November 1-14
Sendesaal, Bremen, Germany.
|Description:||3 audio discs (3 hr., 43 min., 44 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Other Titles:||Niobe, regina di Tebe|
|Responsibility:||music by Agostino Steffani ; additional ballet music by Melchior d'Ardespin ; libretto by Luigi Orlandi, after Ovid's Metamorphoses.|