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Home » Composers » German Composers » GF Handel » Handel Operas » Atalanta

Atalanta (1736)

By George Frideric Handel (Georg Friedrich Händel)

Score

Handel, Atalanta - Chrysander (HG) score (pdf)

Recordings

Handel. Atalanta. (HWV 35, London 1736). Magnatune (2 CDs, June 2006), reissued on Philharmonia Baroque (2 CDs, April 2012). Details. Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. Atalanta: Dominique Labelle, soprano; Meleagro: Susanne Rydén, soprano; Irene: Cécile van de Sant, mezzo-soprano; Aminta: Michael Slattery, tenor; Nicandro: Philip Cutlip, bass; Mercurio: Corey McKern, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Handel. Atalanta. (HWV 35, London 1736). Hungaroton SLPD 12612-14 (3 LPs 1985), reissued in 1995 on 3 CDs: HCD 12612-14. Details. Nicholas McGegan, Capella Savaria. Atalanta: Katalin Farkas, soprano; Meleagro: Éva Bártfai-Barta, soprano; Irene: Éva Lax, contralto; Aminta: János Bándi, tenor; Nicandro: József Gregor, bass; Mercurio: László Polgár, bass. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP

Related Operas

Fortunato Chelleri. La caccia in Etolia (Ferrara 1715). Libretto by Belisario Valeriani. This was the version of the libretto upon which Handel's text was based.

Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel. L'amore vince l'inganno (Gotha 1736). This pastoral opera, on an earlier version of the Atalanta libretto, also celebrated the wedding of Princess Augusta.

References

Winton Dean. Handel's Operas, 1726-1741 (Boydell Press 2006).

R. Strohm, "Handel and his Italian opera texts." Essays on Handel and the Italian Opera. (Oxford University Press 1985).

Links

Le magazine de l'opera-baroque page on Atalanta


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