Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Sacred Cantatas - Daniele Ferrari (critical edition); Filippo Ravizza (harpsichord); Giorgio Tiboni (tenor); Massimo Tannoia (cello);...
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  1. Della passione de Gesł Cristo, cantata for soprano, alto, tenor & orchestra, J-C 124
  2. L'addolorata divina madre, cantata for soprano, alto, tenor & orchestra, J-C 123
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It's hard to take the pleasing, sprightly music of Giovanni Battista Sammartini and make an unsatisfying recording of it; Sammartini arguably influenced Mozart more than any other composer (J.C. Bach contends for that crown), and the arias on this disc of Sammartini's rarely heard sacred music have the virtues of much of Mozart's vocal music. They are exciting yet natural, beautifully integrated with the text and lying favorably in the grain of the voice. Nevertheless, this is an odd release in the extreme, and it will ...

Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Sacred Cantatas 2006, Naxos

UPC: 747313025473

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