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Donald Macleod journeys through a century of music-making in Naples which put even its great rival Venice's culture in the shade. The death in 1725 of the great Alessandro Scarlatti offers new opportunities to Neapolitan musicians.

Vinci: Sinfonia for strings (1st mvt)
Cappella della Pieta de'Turchini
Antonio Florio (conductor)
NAIVE OP30274 - Tr 10

Vinci: Erighetta e Don Chilone (excerpt)
Erighetta ...... Roberta Invernizzi (soprano)
Don Chilone ...... Giuseppe Naviglio (bass)
Cappella della Pieta de'Turchini
Antonio Florio (conductor)
NAIVE OP30274 - Trs 6-9

Durante: Sonate per cembalo divise in studii e divertimenti (Study No 6)
Laura Alvini (harpsichord)
TACTUS TC680402 - Tr 11

Durante: Duet: Methilde, alma via
Ensemble Concerto:
Cristina Miatello (soprano)
Claudio Cavina (contralto)
Laura Alvini (harpsichord)
Roberto Gini (cello)
TACTUS TC680401 - Tr 7

Durante: Lamentations of Jeremiah - Lectio terza in fera sexta parasceve
Monika Frimmer (soprano)
Mechtild Bach (soprano)
Margarete Joswig (alto)
Kolner Kammerchor
Collegium Cartusianum
Peter Neumann (director)
CPO 999 325-2 - Trs 14-21.

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