Alessandro Stradella (1639-82): Serenatas; Sonata for Strings, Trumpet and Continuo / Alessandro Stradella Consort; Velardi
1 CD / Bongiovanni / 2015-01-13Conductors: Velardi, Estevan
Ensemble: Alessandro Stradella Consor
The works of Alessandro Stradella (1639-82) form a bridge between the music of late Renaissance southern Europe and early Enlightenment northern Europe. Stradella wrote in...continue...
Licinio Refice (1883-1954): Cecilia, opera / Gavazzeni, Veneziano et al.; Italian PO, Cremona Camerata; Fracassi
2 CD / Bongiovanni / 2015-01-13Conductors: Fracassi, Marco
Ensemble: La Camerata di Cremona; Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana
By the time of his sudden death in Brazil while conducting his most successful opera, the 1934-premiered Cecilia by Don Licinio Refice (1883-1954) had seen...continue...
Saverio Mercadante: Grand Mass for Orchestra and Four Voices; Requiem for Four Voices / Cappella Musicale Iconavetere; Ruscillo
1 CD / Bongiovanni / 2015-01-13Conductors: Ruscillo, Agostino
Ensemble: Cappella Musicale Iconavetere
The long, distinguished and well-traveled career of the noted operatic composer Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante (1795-1870) also saw a significant output of many, varying works,...continue...