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Antonio Vivaldi

Cappella dell'Ospedale della Pietà

Carnevale di Venezia

  • Type CD
  • Label Ëvoe Music
  • UPC 5905279916036
  • Catalog number EVOE 003
  • Release date 25 November 2016

About the album

Carnival in Venice, the event people are talking about throughout Europe, is indeed the accumulation of the numbers of games, which were allowed to be played only in that season, unless there are other special reasons for celebration. In this sort of entertainment, we can enumerate comedies, operas, casino games, ballet, parades, bull fights, tightrope dances, puppet shows, and jugglers' performances. At that point in the celebration, everyone is allowed to wear masks all day long. In the old days, the carnival would start on the second day of Christmas and go throughout the beginning of the new year. The reason this was eventually postponed by officials was concern for public safety and the fact that many people were using masks as disguise to commit crimes. This release is to celebrate not only the carnival but also the works of Antonio Vivaldi. The form of Venetian opera was evoked by the baroqu eaesthetics: it demanded richness of impressions, diversity, contrasts, su

Comments

Philippe Payart

October 7th 2018 16:05
For tracks. 6 10,18 I am sure it is Jakub Jozef Orlinski (he is 27). and #5 is his big success "Vedro con Imo diletto" see YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF4YXv6ZIuE and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I32T-ZYcfeg&vl=fr

Anna

April 1st 2017 18:09
Is there a chance that you could tell me who is singing on which track. Your booklet does not appear to say. The record is very, very good! Many thanks

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