GLUCK – DANCE OF THE FURIES [ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE]

Ο ζόφος δεν αποτελεί “προνόμιο” της σύγχρονης μουσικής, ούτε καν εκείνης της εποχής του ρομαντισμού. Ιδού ο Christoph Willibald Gluck [1714-1787], προαναγγέλλων μεταξύ άλλων τον …Μότσαρτ, στο ζοφερότατο Χορό των Ερινύων από την μεγαλειώδη όπερά του Ορφέας και Ευριδίκη. Ο Leopold Hager διευθύνει τη Munich Radio Orchestra.

Gloom is not a “privilege” of contemporary music, not even of the one of the romantic period. Here ‘s
Christoph Willibald Gluck [1714-1787], anticipating …Mozart, among other things, in the gloomy Dance of the Furies from his magnificent opera Orpheus and Eurydice. Leopold Hager conducts the Munich Radio Orchestra
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3 Comments

  1. Resa April 17, 2023 at 11:43 pm

    I feel the Furies! Love this.
    I adore the take on the myth in “Black Orpheus”, a Brazilian film from 1959.
    Have you seen it?

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    1. Oannes April 18, 2023 at 9:52 am

      Of course. Excellent music by Jobim!

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      1. Resa April 18, 2023 at 5:51 pm

        Ahh! Of course you know who the composer is. Yes, the music is excellent. Thank you!

        Reply

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