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Anne Sofie von Otter: Händel - Monteverdi - Telemann

Anne Sofie von Otter, Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble

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Hercules, HWV 60  
1
Act I: Scene 3: Dejaneiras recitativo accompagnato “Where shall I fly?”
George Frideric Händel; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
5:24
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17  
2
Act III: Scene 3: Cleopatras recitativ och aria “E pur cosí in un giorno . . . Piangerò, la sorte mia”
George Frideric Händel; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
6:23
Scherzi musicali  
3
a. O rosetta che rosetta
Claudio Monteverdi; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
1:48
4
b. La violetta
Claudio Monteverdi; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
3:06
Arianna  
5
Lamento d'Arianna "Lasciate mi morire!"
Claudio Monteverdi; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
3:47
Trauer-Music eines kunsterfahrenen Canarienvogels  
6
a. Aria - b. Recitativ och aria - c. Recitativ och aria - d. Recitativ och aria - e. Recitativo accompagnato
Georg Philipp Telemann; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
15:07
Semele  
7
Act II: Scene 3: Jupiters aria “Where’er you walk”
George Frideric Händel; Anne Sofie von Otter; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
4:03
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    39:38
This debut solo album from Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter features music from the world of the Baroque, populated by the great figures of classical history and drama. She is accompanied on these arias by the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble on a reissue of a 1990 recording for audiophile label Proprius.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz, 5.6448 MHz DSD  – 2xHD - Proprius Studio Masters

For the 2xHD transfer of this recording, the original 1/4”, 15 ips CCIR master tape was played on a Nagra-T modified with high-end tube playback electronics, wired with OCC silver cable from the playback head direct to a Telefunken EF806 tube. The Nagra T has one of the best transports ever made with four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and a tape tension head.
We did an analog transfer for each high-res sampling and A & B comparisons were made with the original LP, using the KRONOS turntable with a BLACK BEAUTY tone arm.

192kHz was done using Ayre QA9pro
DSD was done using dCS 905 and dCS Vivaldi clock
PCM was done using dCS 905 and dCS Vivaldi clock
DSD2 was done using Ayre QA9pro

2xHD Mastering: René Laflamme 2xHD
Executive Producer: André Perry

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