2 treble and 2 alto English viols, with Violone(8 above). The number of ripieno string players varied with circumstances. Recitatiu (Ozias): Summi Regis in mente ... estrenat a l’Ospedale della Pietà titulat Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie: una veritable obra mestra del Barroc i una peça de l’agenda política de la República, magníficament dissenyada per impressionar l’auditori. $18.98 ... Recitativo - Ozias - Summi Regis In Mente. Conductor: Alessandro de Marchi Venice, with great help from the Hapsburg Empire, had defended Corfu but in the subsequent Treaty of Passarowitz Venice ceded important territory to Austria. The beautiful young widow Judith goes to the Assyrian army commander Holofernes to beg for mercy and sways him with her charms. Vivaldi - Juditha Triumphans - Attilio Cremonesi (2008) David Walker, Sally - Anne Russell, Sara Macliver, Fiona Campbell, Orchestra Of The Antipodes, Renae Martin, Cantillation Chorus - Vivaldi - Juditha Triumphans - Attilio Cremonesi Christianity prevails, fulfilling the main objective of the work, but sustains its militancy even in victory. Natural trumpets and timpani lead the triumphal openings and closing numbers. Vivaldi : Juditha Triumphans, RV 644 | Antonio Vivaldi von Jordi Savall – Zum Download und Streaming auf Qobuz.com ‘Judith triumphant over the barbarians of Holofernes’ is the only survivor of the four oratorios that Vivaldi is known to have composed. Vivaldi: Juditha triumphans. Conductor: Alessandro de Marchi Recording in October 2000, Instituto de Musica Antica … The head priest Ozias and the head eunuch Vagaus serve their masters in conventional but musically persuasive ways. Juditha Triumphans. Recitativo - Ozias - Summi Regis In Mente. From the album "Vidaldi: Juditha Triumphans, RV 644" by Kristin Mulders on Napster DIE PERSONEN DER HANDLUNG. The oratorio Juditha triumphans marks the climax of Vivaldi’s vocal production. Sie leistet ganze Arbeit:… Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans, RV644. Magdalena Kozena, mezzo-soprano, Juditha Maria José Trullu, contralto, Holofernes Marina Comparato, soprano, Vagaus Anke Herrman, mezzo-soprano, Abra Tiziana Carraro, mezzo-soprano, Ozias Academia Montis Regalis Chamber Choir of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. Holofernes' demise is implied, as if in a Greek tragedy, by the chorus that sings “Plena nectare non mero” (“Full of pure nectar”). The oboe often signaled death, while the organ had ushered lost souls into the Underworld in Renaissance performances of tragedies. Lara Vilà (ed. Each character in turn is introduced. Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie (RV 644) is the only one of Vivaldi's four cantatas to survive. Consort of 4 Viole all’inglese, i.e. 1692), Barbara, and Giulia. Reflections continue with the prayer-like recitative “Summe astrorum Creator” (“Great Creator of the stars”) and Judith’s aria “In somno profundo” (“In deep sleep”). Vagaus summons his Assyrian troops in the aria “O servi volate” (“O servants, be quick”). Claren 1, Claren 2 (period chalumeaux); Flauto 1, Flauto 2 (soprano recorders); Oboe 1, Oboe 2; Salmoè (shawn). Woodwinds: At the time the Ottoman army was menacing parts of the Austro-Hungarian empire on land and the Venice dwindling maritime Republic on the Adriatic. It was commissioned to celebrate a victory of Venice over the Turks. Twenty-eight different instruments are named in the manuscript. Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie (wörtlich: „Die über die Barbarei des Holofernes triumphierende Judith“, RV 644) ist ein Oratorium von Antonio Vivaldi, das einzig erhaltene von den vier Oratorien, die er komponierte.Das Libretto stammt von Iacopo Cassetti und behandelt das Thema des biblischen Buch Judith. At the dinner, Holofernes toasts Judith's beauty while she tries to keep him at bay. ‘I like to be outside my comfort zone,’ she says, which has led her to singing a varied repertoire of titles including Xerxes, Carmen, Pelléas et Mélisande and Norma. La Cetra Barockorchester was founded in 1999 by Peter Reidemeister, then director of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Jacopo Cassetti Venezia, 1716 Modo Antiquo Strumenti Originali / Historical Instruments Barbara Di Castri, Juditha Lucia Sciannimanico, Holofernes Nicki Kennedy, Vagaus Alessandra Rossi, Abra Rowena Anketell, Ozias Coro da Camera Italiano Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie: Die über die Barbarei des Holofernes triumphierende Judith« ist das einzige erhaltene von vier Oratorien, die Vivaldi komponiert hat. Vagaus sings a lullaby, “Umbrae carae, aurae adoratae” (“Beloved shadows, adored breezes”) in which recorders provide the obbligato, as the sweetness of the moment is savored. Recitativo accompagnato (Ozias): Ita decreto æterno 28. Select from slow-roasted, hand-carved prime rib or roast pork tenderloin with creamy dijon sauce for $14.95. Das Werk wurde von der Republik Venedig in Auftrag gegeben, um den Sieg gegen die Türken bei der Belagerung von Korfu im gleichen Jahr zu feiern. 3, No. Juditha Triumphans’s libretto is in Latin and was written by Iacopo Cassetti. While in its reliance on core strings (violins, violas, cellos) Juditha triumphans is straightfoward in its instrumental requirements, the obbligati extend to unusual bowed strings (viola d'amore), plucked strings (mandolin, four theorboes), and woodwinds. Among oratorios survived only by anonymous texts, a shorter, simpler La Giuditta was given in 1713 at the no longer extant church of San Leonardo, Padua, in 1713 under the auspices of Laura d'Este, a member of the congregation of the Santissima Annonziata. Judith grabs her chance and decapitates Holofernes with his own sword. Ab der Spielzeit 2019/20 ist Alexandra Urquiola Mitglied des Opernstudios der Staatsoper Stuttgart. Holofernes, the general of the Assyrian King Nebuchadnezzar, prepares the army for the storming of the city of Bethulia. Juditha triumphans celebrates the three-hundredth anniversary of its first performance at the Pietà with a staged production on January 21 st at 8 pm and January 22 nd at 3 pm at the Longy School of Music, Cambridge. One copy of the libretto for Juditha identifies the soloists as Caterina, Silvia (b. Concerto en Ré majeur per la Solennità di San Lorenzo, RV 562: Andante – Allegro, Concerto en Ré majeur Op. Their leader Holofernes is an adversary Judith vanquishes by seduction. Écoutez Vidaldi: Juditha Triumphans, RV 644 par Jordi Savall sur Deezer. The crews drifted back to the lagoon in November. Judith is acclaimed by the "chorus of virgins" in the closing piece, “Salve, invicta Juditha formosa” (“Hail Judith the Invincible”). Juditha is the only oratorio by Vivaldi that survives, but written evidence documents a long history for the genre in Venice's four orphanage-conservatories (ospedali). Alessandro de Marchi has departed from other recent interpreters by daring to transpose the tenor and bass choral parts up an octave, as is widely believed was done by Vivaldi himself to accommodate the choir of the Ospedale della Pietà. Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica at Palazzo Barberini, Rome. The oratorio Juditha triumphans marks the climax of Vivaldi’s vocal production. The Venetians concentrated all their naval defenses on the island of Corfù (which they had held since 1396) in 1715 and prepared for a rigorous defense. Aria “O quam vaga, venusta, o quam decora” ... (Ozias) (2000-10) (track 15) Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie, RV 644: Pars II. Vivaldi - Juditha Triumphans - Jordi Savall (2019) La Capella Reial De Catalunya, Le Concert Des Nations, Marina De Liso, Marianne Beate Kielland, Kristin Mulders, Rachel Redmond, Lucía Martín-Cartón - Vivaldi - Juditha Triumphans - Jordi Savall Movement 2. She first lures him to her tent, then withstands his advances long enough to ply him with drink (early in Part Two of the oratorio), and then beheads him (an event that was the subject of countless depictions in the arts of the time). A renewed sense of vigilance, if not militancy, returns as the Bethulians are summoned in Vagaus’s aria “Armatae face et anguibus,” a “rage” piece calling forth images of snakes, “squalid savages”, and violent death. Abra is a fictional "nurse" who demurely follows the widowed Bethulian queen Judith on her murderous mission. She wants to speak to Holofernes personally, and he agrees to the stranger’s request. A.VIVALDI "JUDITHA TRIUMPHANS" Judita - Rita Novikaitė (mecosopranas) Abra - Ingrida Laurinaitienė (sopranas) Holoferno - Julija Stankevičiūtė (mecosopranas) Vagans - Jurgita Žilinskaitė (sopranas) Ozias - Martynas Beinaris (baritonas) VDU MA mišrus choras (vad. (Viols were available through benefactions to the Venetian conservatories.). With her village under siege, a daring widow implores the invading general for mercy. Upon their arrival they were required to spend a month in quarantine, from which they emerged at staggered points throughout December. Judith sang only twice. The orchestra specialises in early music and regularly accompanies operas at the Basel Theatre. LaBelle could sing ASCII code and still make you weak in the knees. Contrary to popular belief, the Pietà's figlie di coro who performed in this and other works by Vivaldi were not nubile. The work was commissioned to celebrate the victory of the Republic of Venice over the Turks during the siege of Corfu. Choral Repertoire. It was written in 1716 while he was acting choirmaster of the Ospedale della Pietà, the girls' foundling home in Venice with which he was associated in one capacity or another for most of his life. In such a simplistic account the characters of Judith and Holofernes are easily contrasted. 1650), Polonia (b. The motivation for Juditha triumphans—with regard to both its substance and its timing—was inseparable with the political agenda of the Venetian Republic which, in league with the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire, was engaged in an all-out effort to turn back the advances of the Ottomans in and near the Balkans. This page intentionally left blank Choral Repertoire. Juditha triumphans 1716. Catching the military man with his trousers down, she uses all her cunning and charisma to try and save her people. The Basso continuo part (with occasional specifications for Organo, Cembalo) incorporates the cello and four theorbo parts. Watch Visser discuss his production in this interview. Music of sympathy and quiet persuasion falls to Abra. Larghetto, Juditha Triumphans, RV 644, pars prior: Chœur … His only surviving oratorio, Juditha Triumphans, has until recently been a well-kept secret. The woman, Judith, begs him to spare the city and its inhabitants. Dennis Shrock. Judith reflects in response on the rapid passage of time (“Transit aetas”). As he gets more and more under the influence of the wine, the general becomes overwhelmed by sleep. Larghetto, Juditha Triumphans, RV 644, pars prior: Chœur … Auf Discogs können Sie sich ansehen, wer an 1968 Vinyl von Juditha Triumphans mitgewirkt hat, Rezensionen und Titellisten lesen und auf dem Marktplatz nach der Veröffentlichung suchen. The Venetians concentrated all their naval defenses on the island of Corfù (which t… Juditha Triumphans a Triumph. Judith calls Abra to her side in the aria “Veni, veni mi sequere fide” (“Come, come follow me”), which is provided with a turtledove imitation in the obbligato. Upon their return to Bethulia, the citizens and the high priest Ozias hail Judith as a heroine. Vivaldi introduces two chalumeaux to underscore the now subdued Turkish threat. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. 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