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Messa e salmi per li defonti

Maurizio Cazzati (composer), Carolina Gauna (performer), Jean-Louis Comoretto (performer)
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Title
Messa e salmi per li defonti
Composer
Maurizio Cazzati ca.1620-1677
Performer
Carolina Gauna  (sopraan) Jean-Louis Comoretto  (countertenor) Stephan Van Dyck  (tenor) Hervé Lamy  (tenor) Stephan Imoden  (bas) A Sei Voci
Conductor
Bernard Fabre-Garrus 1944-2006
Publisher
Studio SM, 2005
1 cd
Recording date
2004
Playing time
01:06:59
EAN
3133580130304
CDR
DBX7595
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31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Maurizio Cazzati

Maurizio Cazzati (1 March 1616 – 28 September 1678) was a northern Italian composer of the seventeenth century.

Biography

Cazzati was born in Luzzara in the Duchy of Mantua. In spite of being almost unknown today, during his lifetime he served as a successful music director in many cities near his birthplace, including Mantua, Bozzolo, Ferrara and Bergamo, where he was succeeded by Pietro Andrea Ziani. He was so well-thought-of that in 1657 he was invited to take the position of maestro di cappella of San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, without needing to apply for it. Immediately after his appointment, he made some radical reforms that won him a general hostility from the musical community, and led to personal conflicts with other members of the cappella. In particular, he was bitterly criticized by Lorenzo Perti (the uncle of Giacomo Antonio Perti) and Giulio Cesare Arresti, who questioned his capability as maestro…Read more on Wikipedia

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