ANTONIO SALIERI (1750-1825): Cantatas Tu sai, Germana amata*, Deh mira, oh Nice*, Il ciel cortese*, La Preghiera sudditta*, Per la ricuperata salute di Ofelia, Instrumental works: Cantabile in G, Andante devoto in D Minor*, Serenata in F*. * - First Recordings.
Catalogue Number: 03V026
Label: Hännsler Classic
Reference: HC 19079
Description: Intimate works that Salieri composed for performance among friends. They show the composer in quite a different light from the operatic works that he wrote to enhance the prestige of the Viennese court. Italian texts. Diana Tomsche (soprano), Esther Valetin (mezzo), Hamburg Symphony; Timo Jouko Hermann.