Goffredo Petrassi: Magnificat; Salmo IX - Sabina Cvilak (soprano); Coro Filarmonico del Regio di Torino (choir, chorus); Teatro Regio di Torino Orchestra;...
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  1. Magnificat, for soprano leggero, chorus & orchestra
  2. Salmo 9, for chorus, string orchestra, brass, percussion & 2 pianos
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One of the leading Italian composers of the mid-20th century, Goffredo Petrassi shaped the musical materials he found around him, incorporating aspects of Renaissance choral music, Baroque forms, and the modernism of Stravinsky and Hindemith, especially in his works of the late 1930s. The balancing of these elements makes his Magnificat and Salmo IX interesting studies in the early development of his musical language, yet the overwhelming influence of Stravinsky's neo-classicism is unavoidable in these works. Curiously, the ...

Goffredo Petrassi: Magnificat; Salmo IX 2013, Chandos

UPC: 095115175026

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