1 CD / Gega New / 2007-01-01Works: Paolino Vassallo: Grande Mass
Performers: Buttigieg, Albert; Camilleri, Alfred; Cefai, Brian; Saliba, Anita; Vella Zarb, Charles; Zerafa, Connie Frances
Conductors: Buhagiar, Dion
Ensemble: Collegium Musicum
Composer, teacher and church musician Paolino Vassallo was the first Maltese to move consciously away from the dominating Italian influence on Maltese music. After local...continue...
1 CD / Gega New / 2006-01-01Works: Luigi Fenech: Preludio religioso; Joseph Vella: Qui tollis; Anton Nani: O salutaris Hostia; Laudate pueri; Paolo Nani: Lamentazione; Vincenzo Bugeja: Vade Anania; Emanuele Galea: Sinfonia Pastorale
Performers: Aquilina, Joseph; Camilleri, Alfred; Montebello, Anthony
Conductors: Galea, John, Rev.
Ensemble: Jubal Male Choir; Jubal Orchestra; Jubal Treble Voices Choir
In 19th Century Malta, music came to mean two things: opera and music for the sacred liturgy. Secular music practically fell by the wayside. Many...continue...