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Handel: Giove in Argo - Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani (tenor); Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano); Johannes Weisser (baritone); Karina Gauvin (soprano);...
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  1. Giove in Argo (Jupiter in Argos), opera, HWV A14
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Handel's Giove in Argo (Jupiter in Argos) is bottom-of-the-barrel stuff, a pastiche (or, in the parlance of the time, pasticcio) of numbers from earlier operas stitched together into a mythological-pastoral plot that is absurd even by the standards of Baroque opera. It is a notable sign of the success of the Baroque opera revival that this has appeared on a semi-major label, Virgin Classics. The pieces were all from operas that were fairly recent at the time, and it's possible that the work was intended as a kind of ...

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Handel: Giove in Argo 2013, Virgin Classics

UPC: 5099972311622

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