PIERRE VAN MALDERE (1729-1768): Symphony in G, VR28, THOMAS ARNE (1710-1778): 2 arias from Artaxerxes, TOMMASO GIORDANI (c.1730-1806): The Celebrated Overture and Irish Medley to “The Island of Saints”, Caro mio ben, Queen Mary’s Lamentation, JOHAN CHRISTIAN FISCHER (1733-1800): Andante: Gramachree Molly with Variations from Oboe Concerto No. 7 in F, ANON.: The Braes of Ballenden (arr. Johann Christian Bach [1735-1782]), J.C. BACH: Ebben si vada - Io ti lascio, WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791): Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165.
Catalogue Number: 03W030
Description: Music one could have heard in Ireland from the 1750s to the 1780s with vocal works that might have been sung by the Italian castrato Giusto Tenducci; the van Maldere symphony was known as the “Dublin” and it, the Giordano pieces and a couple of others come from the collection of the National Library of Ireland. Texts and translations included. Tara Erraught (mezzo), Irish Baroque Orchestra; Peter Whelan.