Carlo Vistoli, Talenti Vulcanici & Stefano Demicheli - Arias for Nicolino (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 62:15 minutes | 598 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
The creator of the title roles of Handel's Rinaldo and Amadigi, Nicolò Grimaldi (Naples, 1673 Naples, 1732), known as Nicolini, was the leading castrato of his time, an outstanding artist praised as a fine actor as well as a singer. A generation older than Carlo Broschi (Farinelli),Gaetano Majorano (Caffarelli) and Giovanni Carestini, he possessed exceptional vocal agility and virtuosity, contributing significantly to the establishment of the legend of the castratos virtuosity.