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Agostino Steffani's
'Niobe, Regina di Tebe' -
recommended by
GERALD FENECH

'... intense renditions full of dramatic power and feeling.'

Agostino Steffani: Niobe, Regina di Tebe. © 2015 Opus Arte

Agostino Steffani (1654-1728) was a highly regarded court composer, and during his lifetime his name was famous throughout the continent. Indeed, his music influenced such great names as Handel, J S Bach and Telemann, but after his demise at the age of seventy-four, his compositions fell into total neglect.

This live recording of one of Steffani's best operatic works will no doubt do a world of good towards his rehabilitation, and hopefully interest in his oeuvre will be reignited...

Copyright © 27 April 2015 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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AGOSTINO STEFFANI: NIOBE, REGINA DI TEBE

AGOSTINO STEFFANI

IESTYN DAVIES

OPUS ARTE

COVENT GARDEN

BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION

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