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Georg Frideric Handel
Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105

Ref.

HWV 105

Italian Title

Armida Abbandonata (Dietro l'orme fugaci)

English Title

Armida abandoned

Event

Dramatic Secular Cantata

Composed

Composed by Georg Frideric Handel - Rome, Italy June 1707
First performance: Possibly June 26, 1707, Palazzo Bonelli, Rome
Performed by J.S. Bach & Collegium Musicum in Leipzig, c1730

Text

?

Italian Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano
Orchestra: strings, continuo

Score

References

BGA: - | NBA: | BC: | HG edition: 52a, 52b | HHA edition: V/3, 4 | Notes: Copied for Ruspoli, 1707, 1709

Commentary

 

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

 

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions

Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

Bella mia fiamma: Works for Soprano and Orchestra [P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 []

Kurt Masur

Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Stefania Woytowicz

Berlin Classics 31242

Mid 1960's ?

CD / TT:

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2

J.S. Bach - Handel: Solo Cantatas & Vocal Works [P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata No. 13 Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105, arranged by Raymond Leppard [30:49]

Raymond Leppard

English Chamber Orchestra

Mezzo-soprano: Janet Baker

EMI Classics

Nov-Dec, 1967

2-CD / TT: 155:07

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England.
See: Baker does Bach
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3

In Vauxhall Gardens [P-1]
The Essential Emma Kirkby
[P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [15:55]

Charles Medlam

London Baroque

Soprano: Emma Kirkby

Virgin 61290 / EMI
Virgin 61911

Sep 1988

CD / TT: 64:46
CD / TT: 75:33

Recorded at No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, England.
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4

G.F. Haendel: Cantates Romaines

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [20:44]

Alessandro de Marchi

Il Teatro Armonico

Soprano: Maria Cristina Kiehr

Accord 202712

1993

CD / TT: 63:00

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5

G.F. Handel: Tra le Fiame - Dramatic Solo Cantatas [P-1]

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [16:30]

Ingrid Matthews & Byron Schenkman (Directors)

Seattle Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Ellen Hargis; Margriet Tindemans (Viola da gamba)

Wildboar 9604

Apr-May 1996

CD / TT: 73:15

Recorded at St. Thomas Center, Bothel, Washington, USA.
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6

Haendel: Lucrezia - Cantates
Handel: Cantates

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [15:26]

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Les Basses Réunies

Soprano: Véronique Gens; Francois Fernandez (Violin); Mira Glodeanu (Violin)

Virgin 45283

Nov 5-8, 1996

CD / TT: 52:26

Recorded at Eglise du Bon-Secours, Paris, France.
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7

Handel: Italian Secular Cantatas [P-1]
Delirio Amoroso - G.F. Handel: Italian Secular Cantatas (The Sixteen Edition)
[P-1]

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 [15:38]

Harry Christophers

The Symphony of Harmony and Invention

Mezzo-soprano: Ann Murray

Collins Classics 1503-2
Coro COR-16030
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May 15-16, 1997

CD / TT: 67:26
CD / TT: 66:32
MP3 / TT: 66:17

Recorded at St. Judes on the Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Recording Engineer: Mike Hatch.
1st recording of Armida abbandonata by H. Christophers.
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8

Handel: Agrippina · Armida · Lucrezia
Handel Edition Volume 8

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [15:05]

Giovanni Antonini

Il Giardino Armonico

Soprano: Eva Mei

Teldec 24571
Warner Classics 695641

May 1999

CD / TT: 54:46
6-CD / TT:

Recorded at Chiesa di San Giorgio, Morbio Inferiore, Italy.
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9

Aus der Notenbibliothek von Johann Sebastian Bach, Vol. I
From the Music Library of J.S. Bach. Vol. 1
[P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [13:17]

Thomas Hengelbrock

Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens

Hänssler CD-93.121

Jan 20-22, 2001

CD / TT: 68:31

Recorded by SWR at Villa Berg, Stuttgart, Germany.
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10

Handel: Scorned & Betrayed - three italian cantatas

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [16:03]

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Soprano: Melissa Fogarty
Claire Jolivet (Baroque Violin); Amelia Roosevelt (Baroque Violin)Christine Gummere (Baroque Cello); Jennifer Griesbach (Harpsichord)

Albany 812

Sep 2004-Mar 2005

CD / TT: 72:01

Recorded at Town Hall, New York City, NY, USA.
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11

G.F. Händel: Solokantaten · Solo Cantatas [P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [13:53]

Hermann Max

Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Veronika Winter

Capriccio 71 083

Mar 11-13, 2005

SACD / TT: 52:37

Recorded at Sendesaal, Deutschlandrundfunk, Köln, Germany.
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12

Le Cantate per il Marchese Ruspoli [P-1]

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [15:27]

Fabio Bonizzoni (Direction, Harpsichord)

La Risonanza

Soprano: Emanuela Galli

Glossa 921522

Oct 2005

CD / TT: 73:40

Recorded at Chiesa di San Salvatore, Rodengo Saiano, Brescia, Italy.
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13

Fedel e Costante: Handel Italian Cantatas (The Sixteen Edition) [P-2]

 
 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 [14:42]

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Prinicipals from The Symphony of Harmony and Invention

Soprano: Elin Manahan Thomas
Miles Golding (Violin); Alastair Ross (Harpsichord); Walter Reiter (Violin); Katy Bircher (Flute); Joseph Crouch (Cello); David Miller (Theorbo)

Coro COR-16045
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Sep 16, 2006

CD / TT: 65:10
MP3 / TT: 64:58

Recorded live at Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College, Oxford (Handel in Oxford Festival), England. Recording Producer & Editor: Raphael Mouterde; Recording Engineer: Mike Hatch (Floating Earth Ltd); Production Consultant: Harry Christophers.
2nd recording of Armida abbandonata by H. Christophers.
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14

G.F. Handel: Cantate 01 [P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 []

Marco Vitale (Harpsichord & Direction)

Contrasto Armonico

Soprano: Roberta Mameli

Ayros AY-HC01

2012

CD / TT:

Recorded at…
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15

Héroïnes (Haendel et Haydn par Le Parlement de Musique)
Händel: Armida abbandonata, HWV 105
[P-1]

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 [17:14]

Martin Gester

Le Parlement de Musique

Soprano: Ivana Lazar

YouTube

Jun 2012

Video:/ TT:

Recorded live at Palais Rohan de Strasbourg, France. Produced by Ozango ® 2012. Broadcast by Arte (June 2012) & Mezzo (May 22, 2013).
Watch on YouTube: Complete Cantata [17:14]

Recordings of Individual Movements

M-1

Armida

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105: Ah! crudele e pur ten’ vai [4:56], In tanti affanni miei [3:35]

David Syrus

Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie

Soprano: Annette Dasch

Sony Classical 88697

Apr 20-27, 2007

CD / TT: 58:22

Recorded in conjunction with Bayerischer Rundfunk, at Bavarian Music Studios, Munich, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2008 - June 2014)

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