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Composers of the Week:The Neapolitan Connection


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1/5. Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783) in Dresden. This week Donald Macleod explores the mid-18th-century Neapolitan genre of opera seria and the cities and courts outside Italy where its composers flourished. Hasse Cleofide (1731) (excerpts)
Rheinische Kantorei , Capella Coloniensis , conductor William Christie
Producer Piers Burton-Page Repeated Sunday 12 midnight


Unknown: Johann Adolf Hasse
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Hasse Cleofide
Unknown: Rheinische Kantorei
Conductor: Capella Coloniensis
Conductor: William Christie
Alexanderthe Great, Emperor of Macedonia: Dominique Vlsse (mezzo)
Porus, ruler of an Indian kingdom: Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor)
Cleophis, queen of another Indian kingdom: Emma Kirkby (soprano)

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Composers of the Week:The Neapolitan Connection

BBC Radio 3, 5 July 2004 12.00

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