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The CD, "Handel's Italian Muse," features Julianne Baird in arias from Handel's early Italian operas: Rodrigo, Agrippina, and Rinaldo. Instrumental works include the Opus 3 Concerto in F Major and dances from the operas Rodrigo and Radamisto.

Performing on period instruments are Jane McKinley, Stephen Bard, Marilyn Boenau, Rachel Evans, Vita Wallace, Mark Zaki, Jessica Troy, Lisa Terry, Motomi Igarashi, Charles Weaver, and Webb Wiggins.

Recording engineer and digital editor: Dongsok Shin

CD Track Listing


1. Overture (from Op.3, no.4)          

2. Combatti da forte (Rinaldo, London, 1711)

3. Furie terribili (Rinaldo)    

4. Adagio (from Op.3, no.5)

5. Vo' far guerra (Rinaldo)

6. Pensieri (from Agrippina, Venice, 1709)

7. Se giunge un dispetto (Agrippina)

8. Andante (Op.3, no.4)  

9. Allegro (Op.3, no.4) 

10. Menuet (Op.3, no.4)

11. Perché viva il coro sposo (Rodrigo,1707)

12. Sarabande (Rodrigo)

13. Menuet (Rodrigo)

14. Lascia ch'io pianga (Rinaldo)

15. Passacaille (from Radamisto, 1720)
16. Dunque i lacci d’un volto (Rinaldo)          

17. Ah! crudel, il pianto mio (Rinaldo)

18. Venti turbini (Rinaldo)

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The Dryden Ensemble
P.O. Box 1288
Princeton, NJ  08542