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Home » Composers » German Composers » GF Handel » Handel Operas » Imeneo

Imeneo (1740)

By George Frideric Handel (Georg Friedrich Händel)

Score

Imeneo - Chrysander (HG) score (pdf)

Performance

Handel. Imeneo (Dublin version, 1742). Fabio Biondi, Europa Galante. Imeneo: Vito Priante, baritone; Tirinito: Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano; Rosmene: Ditte Andersen, soprano; Clomiri: Maria Espada, soprano; Argenio: Markus Fink, bass. Halle Handel Festival, 15 June 2013. Details.

Recordings

Handel. Imeneo. (HWV 41, London 1740). cpo 630 494-4 (2 CDs, November 2003). Andreas Spering, Capella Augustina, VokalEnsemble Köln. Imeneo: Kay Stiefermann, bass; Tirinto: Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano; Rosmene: Johanna Stojkovic, soprano; Clomiri: Siri Karoline Thornhill, soprano; Argenio: Locky Chung, bass. Review by David Vickers, with which I concur. Fine performance and recording of a reconstructed initial version. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP

Related Operas

Porpora. Imeneo (Naples 1723). A componimento drammatico in two parts, written by Silvio Stampiglia, which was the basis of Handel's text.

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 Imeneo


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