L'Ormindo

(1644)

by Francesco Cavalli

Description
Opera in 2 acts
Contributors
Dunn G (Translator), Raymond Leppard (Editor), Strasse J (Translator)
Duration
135
Genres
Opera
Text
Giovanni Faustini
Instrumentation
2 harpsichord - harp - 2 lute - theorbo - gtr - flueorgan - strings
Other Contributors
Raymond Leppard (editor)
Languages
English, German, Italian
First Performance
16.6.67, Glyndebourne: Glyndebourne Festival Opera/Leppard
Availability

Vocal score (fp) 50036 6 on sale, full score and parts for hire

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'L'Ormindo' reviews

‘The more attentively one listens, the more rewarding this score becomes. One hangs more upon wordsand music, upon melody which so faithfully illumines feeling. The vocal ornament is used for communication, not display; there is a purpose in everything Leppard has written. He conducts a glowing interpretation. In short, Ormindo is a revelation, and one of the most exciting things that Glyndebourne has done.’ The Financial Times (Andrew Porter) Read more

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