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|Lavinia Bertotti, Barbara Zanichelli, Emmanuel Galli|
Stradella: Cantate per Il Ss: mo Natale (The 2 Christmas Cantatas) & Sonata di Viole
Genres: Special Interest, Classical
Stradella's Most Famous Cantatas
J. Burton | 02/02/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Enrico Gatti directs the Orchestra Barocca della Civica Scuola di Musica di Milano, a period-instrument orchestra, in a performance of the two Christmas cantatas by Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682).
Stradella's canata output was large with 174 surviving. They were mostly secular, but the most famous are his two sacred Christmas cantatas.
The vocal soloists on this recording:
Lavinia Bertotti, Barbara Zanichelli, Emanuela Galli (sopranos)
Roberto Balconi (alto)
Maurizio Sciuto (tenor)
Carlo Lepore (bass)
The works on this recording:
1. Sonata di Viole
2. Cantata "Si apra al riso"
3. Cantata "Ah! Troppo e ver"