FRANCISCO ANTÓNIO DE ALMEIDA (c.1702-c.1755): Il Trionfo d’Amore.
Catalogue Number: 10R019
Description: A taste of the Portuguese late baroque, this is a 1729 scherzo pastorale by the same composer whose only surviving opera (more stylistically advanced with hints of Pergolesi) we offered in December of 2012 (12O029). 2 CDs. Libretto and translations available on-line. Ana Quintans, Joana Seara (sopranos), Carlos Mena (countertenor), Fernando Guimarães (tenor), Voces Caelestes, Os Músicos do Tejo; Marcos Magalhães.