Gloria RV589 (with Pergolesi: Stabat Mater)

Gloria RV589 (with Pergolesi: Stabat Mater) cover $20.00 Special Order
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VIVALDI
Gloria RV589 (with Pergolesi: Stabat Mater)
Sylvia McNair, elisabeth von Magnus, Eva Mei, Marjana Lipovsek / Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Concentus musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt

[ Teldec Warner Classics Das Alte Werk / CD ]

Release Date: Monday 23 February 2009

This item is only available to us via Special Order. We should be able to get it to you in 3 - 6 weeks from when you order it.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710 - 1736) was born in Jesi, Italy. His name became known thanks to his comic opera La Serva Padrone. He was slightly handicapped and had a weak constitution. He probably died of tuberculosis. A lot of confusion exists about which works Pergolesi did or did not compose. As his work came more and more in demand, some publishers tried to make a little extra by taking an anonymous composition and attaching the name of Pergolesi to it. However, about the Stabat Mater there is no doubt. It is known that in his early years he composed a Stabat Mater in A minor.

"Harnoncourt is … "attentive to every possible detail … there is much to enjoy." Gramophone

Tracks:

Vivaldi, Antonio
Gloria

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
Stabat Mater