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In the 18th century, hunting was more than a leisure activity — it was a potent symbol of power, virility, and even good government. Nicholas Kraemer leads a wonderfully evocative program that brings the natural world of "the hunt" to life, from the hunting scene in Rameau's opera Hippolyte et Aricie to Haydn's Chase Symphony to Bach's delightful Hunt Cantata.

TELEMANN: Overture in D Major
BACH: Cantata No. 208 (Hunt Cantata)
RAMEAU: Hunting Scene from Hippolyte et Aricie
HANDEL: "Va tacito" from Giulio Cesare
HAYDN: Symphony No. 73 (La Chasse)

Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Véronique Filloux, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Ryan Townsend Strand, tenor
Keven Keys, baritone

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