GB Bassani - Giona | Tactus TC640290

GB Bassani - Giona

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Label: Tactus

Cat No: TC640290

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 27th May 2016

Contents

Artists

Carlo Vistoli
Laura Antonaz
Margherita Rotondi
Mauro Borgioni
Raffaele Giordani
Ensemble Les Nations

Conductor

Maria Luisa Baldassari

Works

Bassani, Giovanni Battista

Giona, oratorio a 5 voci

Artists

Carlo Vistoli
Laura Antonaz
Margherita Rotondi
Mauro Borgioni
Raffaele Giordani
Ensemble Les Nations

Conductor

Maria Luisa Baldassari

About

Les Nations is an ensemble specializing in the rediscovery of the oratorio musical form, from the Renaissance to the Baroque. In this production Les Nations is faced with an an almost unknown author that, once again proves he deserves a place among the great. The few surviving works by Giovanni Battista Bassani, whose life remains mostly mysterious, testimony the incredible range and greatness of his musical writing. No exception is Giona, the realization of which marked the debut of Bassaniís oratorio at the court of Francesco II díEste, Duke of Modena and Reggio, great lover of music, whose appointment had to be a great opportunity for the composerís artistic career, aware he could count both on an experienced and passionate client and almost unlimited resources.

Cast:
- Giona: Carlo Vistoli
- Speranza: Laura Antonaz
- Obbedienza: Margherita Rotondi
- Testo: Mauro Borgioni
- Atrebate: Raffaele Giordani

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