Christina Pluhar Handel goes Wild

Handel goes Wild

Christina Pluhar

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Released on September 1, 2017 by Warner Classics

Main artist: Christina Pluhar

Genre: Classical

Distinctions: Qobuzissime (September 2017)

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Album : 1 disk - 15 tracks Total length : 01:15:30

  1. 1 Sinfonia (From Alcina, HWV 34) [Arr. Pluhar]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  2. 2 "Venti, turbini" (From Rinaldo, HWV 7b) [Arr. Pluhar]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Valer Sabadus, Counter-Tenor Vocals, FeaturedArtist Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  3. 3 "O sleep, why dost thou leave me" (From Semele, HWV 58) [Arr. Pluhar]

    Nuria Rial, Soprano Vocals, FeaturedArtist - George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  4. 4 Improvisation on Concerto for Strings in G Minor, RV 157: I. Allegro (Arr. Pluhar)

    Antonio Vivaldi, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  5. 5 "Cara sposa" (From Rinaldo, HWV 7b)

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Valer Sabadus, Counter-Tenor Vocals, FeaturedArtist Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  6. 6 "Where'er you walk" (From Semele, HWV 58) [Arr. Pluhar]

    Nuria Rial, Soprano Vocals, FeaturedArtist - George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  7. 7 Sinfonia, "The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" (From Solomon, HWV 67) [Arr. Pluhar]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  8. 8 "Pena tiranna" (From Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11) [Arr. Pluhar]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Valer Sabadus, Counter-Tenor Vocals, FeaturedArtist Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  9. 9 "Piangerò la sorte mia" (From Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17) [Arr. Pluhar]

    Nuria Rial, Soprano Vocals, FeaturedArtist - George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  10. 10 Canario - Improvisation after Kapsberger (Arr. Pluhar)

    Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Girolamo Kapsberger, Composer Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  11. 11 "Verdi prati" (From Alcina, HWV 34) [Arr. Pluhar]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Valer Sabadus, Counter-Tenor Vocals, FeaturedArtist Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  12. 12 "Tu del Ciel ministro eletto" (From Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV 46a) [Arr. Pluhar]

    Nuria Rial, Soprano Vocals, FeaturedArtist - George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  13. 13 "Mi lusinga il dolce affetto" (From Alcina, HWV 34)

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Valer Sabadus, Counter-Tenor Vocals, FeaturedArtist Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  14. 14 Improvisation on "Lascia ch'io pianga" (From Rinaldo, HWV 7) [Arr. Duran & Turrisi]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Francesco Turrisi, Arranger - Josep María Martí Duran, Arranger Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

  15. 15 "Ombra mai fu" (From Serse, HWV 40) [Arr. Pluhar]

    George Frideric Handel, Composer - Christina Pluhar, Conductor, Arranger, MainArtist - L'Arpeggiata, Orchestra - Valer Sabadus, Counter-Tenor Vocals, FeaturedArtist Copyright : 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company 2017 Christina Pluhar Under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company

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"Handel goes wild", that’s putting it mildly: in Christina Pluhar’s album, he goes wild to quite some extremes! Indeed the Austrian harpist, theorbist, and lute player picked a handful of Handel’s (and a bit of Vivaldi’s) arias, concerto movements and overtures, and put them not only in the hands of baroque musicians of the L’Arpeggiata Ensemble, but also of half a dozen jazz musicians of various styles. The result is a reinterpretation, in turn gypsy, Klezmer, salsa, New Orleans jazz, lounge, blues and so on, that everyone can either love or hate depending on their own degree of adaptability. Undeniably using a clarinet and piano in this language can be confusing for some… But Pluhar’s approach is simple: Handel himself reused, reshaped, tinkered, disguised, ransacked and rewrote, using both the works of other composers and his own, always with his own personal approach and the most immediate style of his time. So why not do the same nowadays?! In any case, this mixture of baroque instruments and voices with 20th-century instruments and genres is breathtaking. The artists invited include clarinettist Gianluigi Trovesi, pianist Francesco Turrisi and bass player Boris Schmidt in the field of jazz, but also countertenor Valer Barna-Sabadus and soprano Nuria Rial. © SM/Qobuz

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Warner Classics and its sister label Erato together comprise one of the world’s leading global classical music recording companies. In 2013, with WMG’s acquisition of Parlophone Label Group, the renowned EMI Classics roster and catalog became part of Warner Classics. The label exclusively records such acclaimed artists as Alison Balsom, Emmanuel Pahud, Sir Antonio Pappano, and distinguished organisations like the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and l’Arpeggiata. Warner Classics is the custodian of an unrivaled catalogue of recordings by international superstars Nigel Kennedy, Kiri Te Kanawa, Itzhak Perlman, Sir Simon Rattle, André Previn, and Ricca...

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