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Agrippina (London Baroque Players)

Overview

George Frideric Handel's comic opera Agrippina interweaves a cat's cradle of political intrigues. The complicated story centers around the wildly manipulative Agrippina, wife of the Emperor of Rome, Claudio, and follows Agrippina's attempts to push her son, Nerone, onto the throne when his father is mistakenly thought dead. Agrippina stops at nothing to shove aside Nerone's competitors, even attempting to con several men into murdering each other. This release contains a film of the May 1985 stage production of ...
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Overview

George Frideric Handel's comic opera Agrippina interweaves a cat's cradle of political intrigues. The complicated story centers around the wildly manipulative Agrippina, wife of the Emperor of Rome, Claudio, and follows Agrippina's attempts to push her son, Nerone, onto the throne when his father is mistakenly thought dead. Agrippina stops at nothing to shove aside Nerone's competitors, even attempting to con several men into murdering each other. This release contains a film of the May 1985 stage production of Agrippina, shot at the Rokokotheater Schwetzingen, performed by the London Baroque and directed for the stage by Michael Hampe. Gunter von Kannen stars as Claudio, Barbara Daniels as Agrippina, David Kuebler as Nerone, and Janice Hall as Poppea.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • UPC: 880242545381
  • Original Release: 1985
  • Rating:

  • Source: Euroarts
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Stereo / DTS
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 2:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 68,662

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Agrippina
1. Opening [2:22]
2. Sinfonia [3:51]
3. "Nerone, amato figlio!" [1:50]
4. "Col saggio tuo conseglio" [3:17]
5. "Per così grande impresa" [2:12]
6. "La mia sorte fortunata" [1:23]
7. "Or che Pallante è vinto" [1:48]
8. "Volo pronto, e lieto il core" [1:22]
9. "Quanto fa, quanto puote" [:21]
10. "L' alma mia fra le tempeste" [2:37]
11. "Qual piacere a un cor pietoso" [2:32]
12. "Ecco chi presto fia Cesare" [1:50]
13. "Il tuo figlio ..." [:40]
14. "Ma qual di liete trombe" [5:23]
15. "Tu ben degno sei dell'allor" [2:02]
16. "L'ultima del gioir" [:24]
17. "Lushinghiera mia speranza" [3:59]
18. "Vaghe perle, eletti fiori" [4:24]
19. "Otton, Claudio, Nerone" [1:55]
20. "È un foco quel d'amore" [1:56]
21. "Ma qui Agrippina viene" [2:28]
22. "Ho un non so nel cor" [:52]
23. "Cieli, quasi strani casi" [:40]
24. "Fa' quanto strani casi" [:51]
25. "Non veggo alcun" [:28]
26. "Pur ritorno a rimirarvi" [1:58]
27. "Ma, oh ciel, mesta e confusa" [2:13]
28. "Vieni, o cara" [1:25]
29. "Signor, signor, presto fuggiamo!" [:23]
30. "E quando mai i frutti del tuo amor" [:27]
31. "O mia liberatrice" [:30]
32. "Non ho cor che per amarti" [4:47]
33. "Dunque noi siam traditi?" [1:45]
34. "Di timpani e trombe" [1:38]
35. "Nella Germania vinta" [:40]
36. "Cade il mondo soggiogato" [5:07]
37. "Signor, quanto il mio core" [2:05]
38. "Nulla sperar da me" [:58]
39. "Tuo ben è 'l trono" [:36]
40. "Sotto il laura ch'hai sul crine" [:35]
41. "Scherzo son del destino" [:44]
42. "Otton, qual portenoso fulmine" [1:29]
43. "Voi che udite il mio lamento" [5:14]
44. "Se giunge un dispetto" [4:02]
45. "Il tormento d' Ottone" [:22]
46. "Vaghe fonti che mormorando" [2:24]
47. "Ottone traditore!" [2:27]
48. "Ti vo' giusta e non pietosa" [:48]
49. "Di quali ordite trame" [:32]
50. "Ingannata una sol volta" [:24]
51. "Pur al fine ti ritovo!" [1:42]
52. "Quando invita la donna l'amante" [2:23]
53. "Pensieri, voi mi tormentate" [6:29]
54. "Per dar la pace al core" [:51]
55. "Basta che sol tu chieda" [2:16]
56. "Ah Claudio!" [2:12]
57. "Ogni vento ch'al porto lo spinga" [4:32]
58. "Il caro Ottone" [:22]
59. "Ah mia Poppea! Ti prego" [1:01]
60. "Tacerò, tacerò" [1:38]
61. "Attendo qui Nerone e Claudio" [1:05]
62. "Coll'ardor del tuo bel core" [:59]
63. "Amico ciel" [3:28]
64. "lo di Roma il Giove sono" [3:05]
65. "Pur al fin se ne andò" [1:00]
66. "Bel piacere è godere" [1:38]
67. "Malcauto Nerone" [:43]
68. "Come nube che fugge dal vento" [3:49]
69. "Evvi donna più empia?" [5:52]
70. "Se vuoi pace, o volto amato" [3:06]
71. "Vedi, Agrippina, il figlio" [4:24]
72. "Lieto il Tebro increspi l'onda" [1:24]
73. Ball - Credits [2:46]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Agrippina
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   Act 1
   Act 2
   Act 3
   Subtitles
      Subtitles Italiano
      Subtitles English
      Subtitles Deutsch
      Subtitles Français
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   Audio
      PCM Stereo
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