Notes & Reviews:
Within the vast repertoire of the Baroque oratorio, San Nicola di Bari is unique in two ways. It is the only composition to treat a scene from Saint Nicholas' life, and the only one that emerged from the long and successful collaboration between the librettist Silvio Stampiglia and the composer Giovanni Bononcini. Ramee hopes that this recording of Bononcini's most successful oratorio will awaken some curiosity about the many other masterpieces of a composer who has, unfortunately and undeservedly, dwelled too long in the shadows.
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Works DetailsBononcini, Giovanni : San Nicola di Bari
- Performers: Lavinia Bertotti (Soprano); Elena Fedi (Voice); Furio Zanasi (Baritone)
- Conductor: Peter Heyghen
- Ensemble: Les Muffatti
- Running Time: 71 min. 56 sec.
- Period Time: Baroque
- Written: 1693