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1. Provenzale: Lo Schiavo Di Sua Moglie: "Non Posso Far" (Lucillo)
2. Cavalli: Ercole Amante, Act 1: Sinfonia
3. Provenzale: Lo Schiavo Di Sua Moglie: "Lasciatemi Morir, Stelle Crudeli" (Menalippa)
4. Viviani: Mitilene, Regina Delle Amazzoni: "Muove Il Piè, Furia D'averno" (Mitilene)
5. Giuseppe de Bottis: Mitilene, Regina Delle Amazzoni: "Io Piango" - "Io Peno" (Mitilene, Armidoro)
6. Schürmann, G C: Die Getreue Alceste: Sinfonia Pour la Tempête (1719 Hamburg Version)
7. Carlo Pallavicino: L'antiope
8. "Vieni, Corri, Volami in Braccio" (Antiope)
9. "Sdegni, Furori Barbari" (Celinda)
10. Philidor, a: Les Amazones: "Venez, Troupe Guerrière" - "Puisque Tout Est Tranquille" - "Combattons, Courrons A la Gloire" (Thal
11. Couperin, L: Couperin, L: Passacaille in C Major
12. Destouches, a: Marthésie, Première Reine Des Amazones: "Faible Fierté, Gloire Impuissante" (Thalestris)
13. Marais, M: Pièces de Viole, Livre IV, Suitte D'un Goût Étranger: No. 68, L'amériquaine
14. Destouches, a: Marthésie, Première Reine Des Amazones: "O Mort ! O Triste Mort" (Thalestris)
15. Jean Rondeau: Postlude Improvisé
16. Couperin, F: Couperin, F: Second Livre de Pièces de Clavecin, Dixième Ordre: VI. L'amazône
17. Destouches, a: Marthésie, Première Reine Des Amazones: "Quel Coup Me Réservait la Colère Céleste ?" (Marthésie)
18. Vivaldi: Ercole Sul Termodonte, RV 710, Sinfonia: I. Allegro
19. Giuseppe de Bottis: Mitilene, Regina Delle Amazzoni: "Che Farai Misero Core" (Mitilene)
20. Schürmann, G C: Die Getreue Alceste: "Non Ha Fortuna Il Pianto Mio" (Hyppolite)
21. Vivaldi: Ercole Sul Termodonte, RV 710, Sinfonia: II. [Andante]
22. Giuseppe de Bottis: Mitilene, Regina Delle Amazzoni
23. "Lieti Fiori, Erbe Odorose" (Mitilene)
24. "Sdegno All'armi, Alle Vendette" (Mitilene)
25. Vivaldi: Ercole Sul Termodonte, RV 710, Sinfonia: III. Allegro
26. Excerpt,?Vivaldi: Ercole Sul Termodonte
27. Thomas Dunford
28. "Onde Chiare Che Sussurrate" (Ippolita)
29. "Scenderò, Volerò, Griderò" (Antiope)
30. Dunford: Amazones

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The original concept of Lea Desandre's Amazone is based on music of the Baroque period written specifically on the subject of the Amazons, the mythical race of female warriors. Amazone has been recorded with the magnificent ensemble Jupiter and conductor Thomas Dunford. Lea Desandre explores the fascinating ways that composers treat their Amazonian characters, particularly interesting figures in that they embody a "male/female" duality. Gender ambiguity, which plays a role in so many operatic plots, provides an infinite source of dramatic and musical inspiration. Amazone has three special guests, true stars in the world of Baroque music: Cecilia Bartoli and Véronique Gens appear in separate duets with Lea, and William Christie features on harpsichord in a piece by Couperin. Amazone features compositions of Vivaldi, Cavali, Provenzale, Couperin, Rameau, and more.