Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle - Accentus; Alexander Vinogradov (bass); Christophe Henry (organ); Davide Daolmi (critical edition);...
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One nameless wag pointed out that Rossini's Petite messe solennelle, composed in the 1860s in Rossini's old age, was neither little nor solemn; it may be rather sunny (although no more so than most of Mozart's masses), but in fact in its original form -- for chorus, two pianos, and harmonium -- it has a delightfully intimate spirit. Rossini himself made an orchestral arrangement later. Although the booklet refers to a contention that the orchestral version, performed here, represents Rossini's true intentions, it's a bit ...

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle 2015, Na´ve

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