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Andromaca, Act 1 - Joyce DiDonato - In War & Peace

02.11.2019 9 By Vusho

Label: Erato - none • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Classical •
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In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Leo Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro! Purcell Oh! The American mezzo is at the peak of Act 1 - Joyce DiDonato - In War & Peace career.

Now, turbulent years later, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to the question of how to find consolation and quiet in an increasingly disordered world. Drama, as ever with DiDonato, is everything.

She also urges a discussion via the social media hashtag TalkPeace. But DiDonato also provides some answers herself with this recording of Baroque music, divided between arias depicting hostility and those devoted to serenity.

In the first half, her characters sing of revenge, fear and the frustrating battles fought inside troubled minds. In fine voice, Act 1 - Joyce DiDonato - In War & Peace a little overdressed in reverb, DiDonato channels anguish particularly well, especially in the music of Handel, which dominates the album. The voice is completely engaged in the emotional and technical content without resorting to aspirating or scooping up to notes.

In the midst Andromaca war, man can yearn for pacification, and when peace wins, the victory over the Güzel Hayat - Rafet El Roman - Hanımeli is all the more stormy.

This is exactly what the singing of DiDonato makes clear. This recital is probably her most personal project to date and represents one of the most eloquent and moving pleas for peace in a long time. Steve Moffatt — Limelight Magazine. DiDonato manages not to sound holier-than-thou in this introduction, and a discussion of Baroque opera and how it tended to be a battlefield between good and evil follows.

Here are 10 minutes of the most beautiful and sensitive—and emotionally very different—expressions of sadness on disc. Dido dies in front of us. Just buy this. The barbarities she describes, rather than transpiring in the conveniently distant past, could be in Aleppo or at Pulse in Orlando. There will always be more freedom to acquire and more truth to uncover.

Joyce DiDonato.


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  • Malakinos says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of In War & Peace on Discogs.5/5(4).
  • Daigar says:
    “Joyce DiDonato’s latest recital disc looks at war and peace in Baroque opera In the company of Il Pomo d’Oro, conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev, DiDonato kicks up a storm in the war arias and soothes the spirit with lambent tone when she turns to peace. .
  • Tojajind says:
    Dec 22,  · I love the timely theme: in war and peace/harmony through music. The stories shared on the liner are astoundingly beautiful and profound. I heard an interview with DiDonato on PBS that included a haunting excerpt which spurred me to take the leap and purchase the CD/5(32).
  • Zukree says:
    Track List [Disc 1] Jephtha, HWV 70, Act 1: "Some Dire Event Hangs O'er Our Heads Scenes of Horror, Scenes of Woe" (Storge) Andromaca, Act 1: "Prendi Quel Ferro, O Barbaro!"Brand: Joyce Didonato.
  • Vudokora says:
    Dec 22,  · While I appreciate the concept of "In War & Peace: Harmony through music " by Joyce Didonato, a concept is only as good as it't implementation and in this case Joyce has put together an excellent collection of opera arias/5(32).
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