2 CD / Tactus / 2014-10-14
After hearing Paganini, Schubert said: "I have heard the voice of an angel"; and Liszt: "How much passion, how much suffering in those four strings...continue...
Bellini & Chopin: Vocal Chamber Music and Piano Works / Silvia Martinelli, soprano; Andrea Trovato, piano
1 CD / Tactus / 2014-10-14
The juxtaposition of Bellini and Chopin, coeval romantics, is significant because of the affinity they show in their melodic inspiration. Their "long, long, long melodies",...continue...
Giovanni Battista Pegolesi (1710-1736): La Serva Padrona; Salve Regina / Federico Benetti, bass; Angela Nisi, soprano. I Solisti Liriensi
1 CD / Tactus / 2014-10-14Conductors: Scogna, Flavio Emilio
Ensemble: I Solisti Liriensi
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi brought the theatre into churches, and religious seriousness into theatres. He is also the first musician who was never dropped from the...continue...
Alessandro Scarlatti, Giovanni Bononcini: Cantate da Camera; Il lamento d'Olimpia / Gloria Banditelli, alto; Ensemble Auroro
1 CD / Tactus / 2014-10-14Conductors: Gatti, Enrico
Ensemble: Ensemble Aurora
Alessandro Scarlatti's cantata Bella madre de' fiori, opens with a slow-tempo Sinfonia followed by a series of arias and recitatives, the last of which is...continue...