“If the Vivaldi items here seem generic, they are undoubtedly show stoppers. Yet it is the slow arias from forgotten operas by Giovanni Porta and Francesco Gasparini that show Cencic’s plush, beautifully integrated timbre and yearning, soulful expression at the height of his powers. Dazzling.” Sunday Times, 10th February 2013
Following the recent release of the opera 'Il Bajazet' by Francesco Gasparini, [Gramophone Editor's Choice] involving Auser Musici and Carlo Ipata, Glossa is pleased to bring back a recording from 2003 (previously issued by Symphonia) containing comic intermezzi from the same composer, and from the same director – already demonstrating a perfect understanding of the style of this contemporary of Handel. As well as 'Mirena e Floro' (first performed in Dresden in 1718), the recording includes 'Dori e Daliso', a cantata featuring violins and produced for the Roman palace of the Ruspolis two years beforehand.
The Fixed mode corresponds to a majority of elements in your chart, Francesco Gasparini, and represents the desire for security and durability: you are able to concretely appreciate a situation and its stability. You definitely prefer to play the role of a loyal, obstinate and hard-working person, rather than to try new and risky experiences - beware, however, not to confuse obstinacy with intransigence. You structure, cement, and strengthen everything you find on your way: it is your nature, although you are not especially interested in swiftness: slow and steady...
Cheers for communication and mobility, Francesco Gasparini! The predominance of Air signs in your chart favours and amplifies your taste for relations and for all kinds of short trips, whether real (travels) or symbolic (new ideas, mind speculations). You gain in flexibility and adaptability what you lose in self-assertion or in pragmatism.