ANTONIO CALDARA (1670-1736): Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo.
Catalogue Number: 10U017
Description: 2 CDs. Italian-English texts. The third of some 40 oratorios by Caldara, this one dates from 1697 or 1698 and is a meditation on the human struggle between earthly and spiritual love. The composer uses all the resources of Baroque pathos while keeping his instrumentation austere. Le Banquet Céleste; Damien Guillon.