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> Laetaniae della Beata Vergine, SV 204 - Laetaniae della Beata Vergine
> Magnificat - Magnificat: Largo
> Magnificat - Quia respexit
> Magnificat - Quia fecit mihi magna
> Magnificat - Et misericordia ejus
> Magnificat - Fecit potentiam: Cantabile
> Magnificat - Deposuit potentes
> Magnificat - Esurientes
> Magnificat - Suscepit Israel
> Magnificat - Sicut locutus est
> Salve Regina - Salve Regina
> Magnificat - Magnificat: Largo majestuoso
> Magnificat - Et exultavit: Andante
> Magnificat - Et misericordia: Largo
> Magnificat - Fecit potentiam: Andante
> Magnificat - Gloria Patri: Largo
> Magnificat - Sicut erat: Andante
> Salve regina - Salve regina
> Magnificat - Magnificat
> Ave Maria - Ave Maria

Album Summary

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Laetaniae della Beata Vergine, motet for 6 voices (from Messa a quatro voci, et Salmi), SV 204
>Bencini, Pietro Paolo : Magnificat for 8 voices
>Melani, Alessandro : Salve regina, motet
>Soler, Antonio [Composer] : Magnificat Secundo Tono
>Scarlatti, Alessandro : Salve Regina a 4 voci
>Carissimi, Giacomo : Magnificat anima mea Dominum, for chorus, 2 violins, viola, cello & continuo
>Stravinsky, Igor : Blessed Virgin
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Since the death of her son, the world has sought to praise the Blessed Mother through song - and now, thanks to the efforts of Rinaldo Alessandrini and his Concerto Italiano, comes the single greatest compilation of Marian music. This work, spanning three centuries, ties together great works; such as, 'Magnificat', the Litanies and the popular, 'Salve Regina'.

International Record Review
What ultimately makes these disparate stylistic strands meld so effectively together is the loving care and sense of unity Alessandrini himself brings to these performances. They are poised, elegant and generously spaced and, with the excellent voices of Concerto Italiano as well as a very warm and atmospheric recording from Naive, this disc may not quite fulfil some expectations, but it more than compensates by offering up many profoundly rewarding musical surprises.

Sunday Times
Scarlatti's superb Salve Regina setting is full of crunching, expressive harmonies; Alessandro Melani's setting of the same text is effectively arrayed for solo soprano and eight-part choir.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Santa Barbara Basilica, Mantua, Italy (06/2010).



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Works Details

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Laetaniae della Beata Vergine, motet for 6 voices (from Messa a quatro voci, et Salmi), SV 204
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 12 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1650

>Bencini, Pietro Paolo : Magnificat for 8 voices
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 14 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral

>Melani, Alessandro : Salve regina, motet
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral

>Soler, Antonio [Composer] : Magnificat Secundo Tono
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 1 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral

>Scarlatti, Alessandro : Salve Regina a 4 voci :: Largo
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 9 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Carissimi, Giacomo : Magnificat anima mea Dominum, for chorus, 2 violins, viola, cello & continuo
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 10 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Stravinsky, Igor : Blessed Virgin
  • Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
  • Ensemble: Concerto Italiano
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1949