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Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice is probably the most famous operatic retelling of the Orpheus legend. Orfeo's lament Che faro senza
Euridice and the Dance of the Blessed Spirits are just two highlights in a catalytic work that dragged opera away from a reliance on stylised convention to being a sensual and dramatic art form. This performance, sung in Italian, was given last year in the Sao Carlos National Theatre in Lisbon.
His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts
Chorus of Sao Carlos
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