Alpha is now reissuing three recordings from it's back catalogue, the first album is of the conductor Teodor Currentzis. An opportunity to discover or rediscover three very different styles, and three facets of the talen tof 'the enfant terrible of classical music', as Le Figaro called him, for whom 'music is intended to transport into the waking world the sentiments we feel when we dream'. With their invitation to travel through different periods and territories, these reissues may be appreciated both separately and as a triptych revealing the artistic approach of Teodor Currentzis and his ensemble MusicAeterna, from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 14 by way of Mozart's Requiem, the Salzburg composer's last work, here given an invigorating reinterpretation
Alpha is now reissuing three recordings from it's back catalogue, the first album is of the conductor Teodor Currentzis. An opportunity to discover or rediscover three very different styles, and three facets of the talen tof 'the enfant terrible of classical music', as Le Figaro called him, for whom 'music is intended to transport into the waking world the sentiments we feel when we dream'. With their invitation to travel through different periods and territories, these reissues may be appreciated both separately and as a triptych revealing the artistic approach of Teodor Currentzis and his ensemble MusicAeterna, from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 14 by way of Mozart's Requiem, the Salzburg composer's last work, here given an invigorating reinterpretation
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Format: CD
Label: ALPHA
Rel. Date: 08/25/2017
UPC: 3760014193767

Didon & Aeneas
Artist: Teodor Currentzis
Format: CD
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1. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626: Overture
2. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Shake The Cloud From Off Your Brow
3. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Ah! Belinda, I Am Press'd With Torment
4. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Grief Increases By Concealing
5. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: When Monarchs Unite How Happy Their State
6. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Whence Could So Much Virtue Spring?
7. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Fear No Danger To Ensue
8. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: See, See Your Royal Guest Appears
9. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Cupid Only Throws The Dart
10. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: If Not For Mine, For Empire's Sake
11. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: Pursue Thy Conquest, Love
12. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act I: To The Hills And The Vales
13. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Prelude For The Witches. Wayward Sisters
14. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Harm's Our Delight
15. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: The Queen Of Carthage, Whom We Hate
16. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Ha Ha Ha, Ha Ha Ha! (1)
17. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Ruin'd Ere The Set Of Sun?
18. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Ha Ha Ha, Ha Ha Ha! (2)
19. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: But, Ere We This Perform
20. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: In Our Deep Vaulted Cell
21. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Echo Dance Of Furies
22. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Ritornelle
23. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Thanks To These Lonesome Vales
24. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Guitar Passacaille
25. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Oft She Visits This Lone Mountain
26. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Behold, Upon My Bended Spear
27. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Haste To Town
28. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II: Stay, Prince! And Hear Great Jove's Command
29. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: Prelude - Come Away, Fellow Sailors
30. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: The Sailor's Dance
31. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: See, The Flags And Streamers Curling
32. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: Our Next Motion
33. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: Destruction's Our Delight
34. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: The Witches' Dance
35. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: Your Counsel All Is Urg'd In Vain
36. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: Great Minds Against Themselves Conspire
37. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: Thy Hand, Belinda; Darkness Shades Me
38. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: When I Am Laid In Earth
39. Dido & Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: With Drooping Wings Ye Cupids Come

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Alpha is now reissuing three recordings from it's back catalogue, the first album is of the conductor Teodor Currentzis. An opportunity to discover or rediscover three very different styles, and three facets of the talen tof 'the enfant terrible of classical music', as Le Figaro called him, for whom 'music is intended to transport into the waking world the sentiments we feel when we dream'. With their invitation to travel through different periods and territories, these reissues may be appreciated both separately and as a triptych revealing the artistic approach of Teodor Currentzis and his ensemble MusicAeterna, from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 14 by way of Mozart's Requiem, the Salzburg composer's last work, here given an invigorating reinterpretation