Canta la Serenissima | Alba ABCD360

Canta la Serenissima

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Label: Alba

Cat No: ABCD360

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 6th January 2014

Contents

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'Canta la Serenissima' includes the most divine music from the Republic of Venice, the Sereněsima Repůblica Včneta, La Serenissima. Saint Mark’s Cathedral was one of the main employers of Venetian musicians and also a place of musical reforms in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Composers featured on the disc include Claudio Monteverdi, the most famous maestro di cappella of all times at Saint Mark’s, Alessandro Grandi (1586–1630), who was a master of sacred monody, Dario Castello (c.1590–c.1658), who was a leader of a wind ensemble from 1621 at Saint Mark’s and Biagio Marini (1594–1663), who was a violinist from 1615 at Saint Mark’s.

Vocal works are performed skillfully by soprano Kajsa Dahlbäck.

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