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Putting your finger on what L'Arpeggiata is / Audiophile Audition review

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George Frideric Handel now joins Purcell, Monteverdi and Cavalli on the list of composers who have inspired an album by Christina Pluhar and her ensemble L'Arpeggiata. Händel Goes Wild brings them together with soprano Nuria Rial, countertenor Valer Sabadus and jazz clarinettist Gianluigi Trovesi.

Sebastian Herrera - Soon I will be at Carnegie Hall to see L'Arpeggiata again. "What kind of group is that?" a friend asked. That's where I pause. Putting your finger on just what L'Arpeggiata is poses a challenge. "They play baroque music," I start. I get a nod in return. "But they do it in their own unique way…" Then I load a YouTube video, and now my friend nods, smiling. "Good stuff!" Then the conversation moves to "what kind of music is that?" Ah, well…

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