KAISER LEOPOLD I (1640-1705): Il lutto dell’universo.
Catalogue Number: 12R011
Label: Fra Bernardo
Reference: fb 1511291
Description: The Austrian emperor’s oratorio was written for Lent in 1668 and very severe and archaic in style: voices accompannied mostly just by continuo with sparing use of string instruments. Text is prioritized over music with dramatic declamation and much vocal expressiveness. Italian texts. Alberto Allegrezza (tenor), Mauro Borgioni (bass), Emanuela Galli (soprano), Gabriella Martellacci (alto), Gambe di Legno; Francesco Baroni (organ).