PIETRO TORRI (c.1660-1737): La Vanità del mondo.
Catalogue Number: 12U018
Label: Musique en Wallonie
Reference: MEW 1890
Description: This 1706 oratorio is the oldest in its genre to have been given in Brussels and it played a decisive role in the dissemination of Italian oratorio in northern Europe. First publication of a live recording featuring the cream of late 80s period performers. 2 CDs. Italian-English texts. Barbara Schlick, Ingrid Schmithüsen (sopranos), Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor), Michael Schopper (bass), Musica Antiqua Köln; Reinhard Goebel (live, July 1988).