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Likewise the recorded quality is clear and proportionate.
Tolomeo, King of Egypt is Handel's 1728 production, and in an ill-fated year where the Royal Academy of Music ran by Handel with royal sponsorship had to close down.
While every Handel opera has a couple of arias that seem to make everything stop with their simple beauty, Tolomeo has several solos like that plus the three duets.
At first I didn't really get into the music here, but the more I listen to it, the more I love it. There are some really beautiful passages and I have been listening to it a lot... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jonathan Brandt
Tolomeo, King of Egypt is Handel's 1728 production, and in an ill-fated year where the Royal Academy of Music ran by Handel with royal sponsorship had to close down. Read morePublished on March 23, 2012 by Abert
Handel -Tolomeo / Hallenberg, Gauvin, Bonitatibus, Basso, Spagnoli, Il Complesso Barocco, Curtis is a recording under the direction of Alan Curtis who leads the Il Complesso... Read morePublished on May 5, 2010 by Bjorn Viberg
What can I say? Curtis and his crew have been doing great recordings of Handel operas for some 20 years, and I have listened to them all, rarely disappointed, but this one without... Read morePublished on August 4, 2009 by Baroque and opera freak