Orpheus and Eurydice

Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Eurydice; Orpheus and Eurydice) is an opera composed by C.W. Gluck based on the myth of Orpheus, set to a libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi. It belongs to the genre of the azione teatrale, meaning an opera on a mythological subject with choruses and dancing. The piece was first performed at Vienna in 1762, and it stands as the first of Gluck's "reform" operas, in which he attempted to replace the abstruse plots and overly complex music of opera seria with a "noble simplicity" in ... more

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Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Part 1 Download
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Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Part 3a Download
Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Part 3b Download
Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Part 4 Download
Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Act II) (For Piano solo - Vincent) Download
Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Act II) (For Keyboard - Vincent) Download
Recording Orpheus and Eurydice - Melodie (Piano arrangement - Sgmabati) Download

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