Armonia Musical

George Petrou, Armonia Atenea, Vivica Genaux, Mary-Ellen Nesi, Sonia Prina & Romina Basso - Baroque Divas (2015) [24/48]

George Petrou, Armonia Atenea, Vivica Genaux, Mary-Ellen Nesi, Sonia Prina & Romina Basso - Baroque Divas (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 75:32 minutes | 781 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

The history of opera is inseparably linked with the biographies of singers. Audiences have always been fascinated by the musical highlights and the goings-on behind the scenes alike. The battle for prestige and fame was particularly passionate during the Baroque age.
Peter Kooij, Mieneke van der Velden & L' Armonia Sonora - Telemann : Solo Cantatas for Bass (2018) [24/96]

Peter Kooij, Mieneke van der Velden & L' Armonia Sonora - Telemann : Solo Cantatas for Bass (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 73:27 minutes | 1.23 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Peter Kooij is one of the leading bass singers in the early music scene, which becomes even clearer on his new CD Die stille Nacht (The silent night) with Passion cantatas for solo bass by Telemann. His agile voice, the simple, yet rich timbre, the well-dosed expressive power: All of this shows Kooijs elegant musicality and makes him an ideal baroque singer, especially for the atmospheric cantatas by Telemann. The Dutch bass, Peter Kooij, started his musical career at the age of six as a choirboy and sang many solo soprano parts in concerts and on records.
Peter Kooij, Mieneke van der Velden & L' Armonia Sonora - Telemann: Solo Cantatas for Bass (2018)

Peter Kooij, Mieneke van der Velden & L' Armonia Sonora - Telemann: Solo Cantatas for Bass (2018)
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & front cover | 312 MB
Label: Passacaille | Tracks: 26 | Time: 73:27 min

Peter Kooij is one of the leading bass singers in the early music scene, which becomes even clearer on his new CD Die stille Nacht (The silent night) with Passion cantatas for solo bass by Telemann. His agile voice, the simple, yet rich timbre, the well-dosed expressive power: All of this shows Kooijs elegant musicality and makes him an ideal baroque singer, especially for the atmospheric cantatas by Telemann. The Dutch bass, Peter Kooij, started his musical career at the age of six as a choirboy and sang many solo soprano parts in concerts and on records.
Max Emanuel Cencic, Armonia Atenea & George Petrou - Porpora: Opera Arias (2018) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Max Emanuel Cencic, Armonia Atenea & George Petrou - Porpora: Opera Arias (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 75:50 minutes | 1.40 GB
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Grammy-nominated artist Max Emanuel Cencic presents Nicola Porpora: Opera Arias, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Porpora’s death.
Angela Metzger & L'armonia del Belcanto - Laudazioni alla Vergine Maria (2018)

Angela Metzger & L'armonia del Belcanto - Laudazioni alla Vergine Maria (2018)
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 218 MB
Label: Rondeau | Tracks: 11 | Time: 60:47 min

Ensemble L'armonia del Belcanto has dedicated itself to the sacred aspect of bel canto and presents musical renditions of Salve Regina and Ave Maria from this great era. The CD, which includes numerous world premiere recordings, features Heidemarie Roettig, soprano, and Angela Metzger, organ, performing sensitively the touching romantic works from the American-Italian opera scene of the 19th century by Ettore Barili, Maurizio Giannetti and Giuseppe Nicolao. The program is rounded off by the famous Italian opera composers Vincenzo Bellini and Saverio Mercadante.
Concentus Vocum, Michelangelo Gabbrielli & Marco Rossi - Reina: Armonia Ecclesiastica, Op. 5 (2016)

Concentus Vocum, Michelangelo Gabbrielli & Marco Rossi - Reina: Armonia Ecclesiastica, Op. 5 (2016)
Classical, Choral, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 364 MB
Label: Tactus | Tracks: 13 | Time: 74:48 min

Two fantastic performers - Rocco Filippini and Andrea Bacchetti - here offer to us a compelling interpretation of rare works from the historical Italian Novecento by Guido Alberto Fano, pianist, composer, conductor and favorite pupil of Giuseppe Martucci, and by Silvio Omizzolo, esteemed pianist and composer appreciated by some greats such as Gian Francesco Malipiero, Luigi Dallapiccola and Giorgio Federico Ghedini.

George Petrou, Armonia Atenea - The 5 countertenors (2015)  Music

Posted by ArlegZ at Jan. 17, 2018
George Petrou, Armonia Atenea - The 5 countertenors (2015)

George Petrou, Armonia Atenea - The 5 countertenors: Max Emanuel Cencic, Yuriy Mynenko, Valer Sabadus, Xavier Sabata, Vince Yi (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 348 Mb | Total time: 63:46 | Scans included
Classical | Label: DECCA | # 478 8094 | Recorded: 2013

Decca’s new release brings together five of the world’s most renowned countertenors, who bring the rich world of baroque opera to life. Once rarely heard, countertenors are now firmly established on the operatic stage and concert platform and their popularity has reached an all-time high. This album features virtuosic highlights from baroque opera and showcases the extraordinary abilities of five astonishing artists: Max Emanuel Cencic, Yuriy Mynenko, Valer Sabadus, Xavier Sabata and Vince Yi.
Max Emanuel Cencic, Armonia Atenea - Hasse: Siroe - Re Di Persia (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Max Emanuel Cencic, Armonia Atenea - Hasse: Siroe - Re Di Persia (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 166:01 minutes | 3.02 GB
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The world-premiere recording of Siroe re di Persia by Johann Adolf Hasse, whose music encapsulates the refined aristocratic cultural tastes of the European Ancien Régime. Offering true musical fireworks and delights, Siroe is led by Max Cencic in the title role with the vital orchestra of Armonia Atenea and their high-powered conductor, George Petrou: the same vibrant partnership which saw their first album on Decca, Handel’s Alessandro, win a clutch of top awards. Renowned for his gifts as a melodist, in Siroe Hasse offers a feast of rare vocal delights in the telling of a vivid story of passion, jealousy and intrigue.
La Divina Armonia - Bach: Concertos (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

La Divina Armonia, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Jan De Winne, Mayumi Hirasaki - Bach: Concertos (BWV 1042,1044, 1052) and Cantata 'Non sa che sia Dolore' (BWV 209) (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 74:02 minutes | 1.43 GB
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With its recording of Handel organ concertos Op.4 (PAS944), the ensemble La Divina Armonia under Lorenzo Ghielmi impressively demonstrated that they can add new tunes to well-known standard repertoire, which requires interpretative taste, superior technology and exceptional natural musicality. The musicians prove that they have all of this in abundance with their recording of three Bach concertos which experienced a makeover by the performers, without distorting the works.
Daniel Behle, Armonia Atenea & George Petrou - Gluck: Opera Arias (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Daniel Behle, Armonia Atenea & George Petrou - Gluck: Opera Arias (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 72:11 minutes | 1.36 GB
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Celebrating the 300th anniversary of Gluck’s birth, Daniel Behle presents this album of Gluck’s lesser known opera arias. Showcasing their rich variety of styles, he illustrates that these works are primed for revival.