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Caldara: Soffri, mio caro Alcino - Lesne

'Soffri, mio caro Alcino' Cantata for alto and basso continuo Text: probably Paolo Rolli (1687-1765) Music: Antonio Caldara (1670-1736) Composition: the manuscript score is dated 14 October 1715 ___ …More
'Soffri, mio caro Alcino' Cantata for alto and basso continuo Text: probably Paolo Rolli (1687-1765) Music: Antonio Caldara (1670-1736) Composition: the manuscript score is dated 14 October 1715 ___ Gérard Lesne, countertenor Il Seminario musicale Recording: June 1990 Pitch: A = 415 Hz ___ At last! I've been after this score for 7 years! I received it from a YT friend 2 years ago but since then I had no opportunity to make this video. I posted a video years ago (www.youtube.com/watch) with only the cover of the album since I didn't have the score nor the text. My search for a bit of info on this piece led me to meet my dear Marc (MehdiCapsII), who tried to help me find or at least transcribe the text from the audio. But he was not the only one who offered help: among them, dear Flavio, an exceptionally talented countertenor friend (senesino83), luisortmul, and Idaspe who sent me the score. I can never thank all of you enough. But the quest is far from being complete. This piece is …More