NICOLA PORPORA (1686-1768): Notturni per i Defunti, NICOLA FIORENZA (fl.1726-1764): Sinfonia a due violini basso in F Minor, Sinfonia a violoncello solo con violine e basso in F.
Catalogue Number: 10J024
Label: Fuga Libera
Reference: FUG 526
Description: World premiere recordings of the three Notturni (with reconstructed responsories) which were discovered in 1975. Probably first performed in 1743, they are in Neapolitan style - as are the two sinfonie by the Naples composer Fiorenza who has also been documented recently by Capriccio. Latin-English texts. Monica Piccinini (soprano), Romina Basso (alto), La Stagione Armonica, Dolce & Tempesta; Stefano Demicheli.