Notes & Reviews:
The latest Tactus CD from I Solisti Laudensi features works by six Italian composers (two by Vivaldi) active from the Baroque to the 20th c., in transcriptions for organ and strings accomplished in the 19th c, as well as a 20th c. piece for identical forces by the 20th c. composer Cardenio Botti. Founded in 1970, the I Solisti Laudensi ensemble's many standout appearances have taking place at festivals and in concert halls throughout Italy and across Europe.
American Record Guide, July/August 2015
The performances are acceptable. What is evident from the beginning of the recording is the excessive echo; perhaps this was to make up for the small number of string players, who work extra hard (and sound it) trying to be a string orchestra. There are other recordings of the Adagio, and there is a very good period-instrument performance of the Funeral Symphony (July/Aug 1995 - Locatelli).
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