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Budsjord Sessions

Trondheim Barokk performs J. S. Bach – Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied and G. F. Händel – Dixit Dominus at the Nidaros Cathedral.

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Händel Opera: Orlando

Trondheim Barokk performs J. S. Bach – Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied and G. F. Händel – Dixit Dominus at the Nidaros Cathedral.

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Raoul Barbe-Bleue

https://open.spotify.com/album/4sMCuEtsRfgUS3Frwj3d6A?si=5d7r9WCORY6eabfPB7-_Bw We owe this very first recording of that score to the collaboration of the Norwegian Music Festival Barokkfest and the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles. Premiered just a few months before the French Revolution, and fallen into oblivion since, Raoul Barbe-bleue is an unclassifiable opéra comique, whose musical and dramatic implications are such remarkable that it even inspired Offenbach. Marvelous and medieval universe meet in this drama based on Perrault’s tale that announces, both through its writing and its inherent horror, the upcoming musical romanticism. Indeed, far from being an archetype of the genre, Raoul Barbe-bleue depicts...

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L’APOCALYPSE

It is a key moment in the Book of Revelation: the final battle between the Archangel Michael and Satan. Four episodes in this cosmic struggle are depicted here with all the youthful fire of the Norwegian ensemble Trondheim Barokk, led to ultimate victory by the great Sigiswald Kuijken.   Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Cantata Es erhub sich ein Streit (BWV 19) 1. Chorus: Es erhub sich ein Streit 2. Recitative: Gottlob! der Drache liegt 3. Aria: Gott schickt uns Mahanaim zu 4. Recitative: Was ist der schnöde Mensch, das Erdenkind? 5. Aria & Chorale: Bleibt, ihr Engel, bleibt bei mir! 6. Recitative:...

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