LUIGI GATTI (1740-1817): Schöpfungsmesse in A, JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809): Schöpfungsmesse in B, Hob. XXII:13.
Catalogue Number: 07L037
Description: Successful as an opera composer in Italy, Gatti in 1783 became the last Italian to hold the directorship of the archbishopric in Salzburg. Sometime between 1803-06, he created this mass out of movements from Haydn's oratorio, choosing those with the required musical character and adapting the liturgical texts to fit them. World premiere recording. Anna Korondi (soprano), Annette Markert (alto), Yves Saelens (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass), Dresdner Kreuzchor, Dresden Philharmonic; Roderich Kreile.