CARLO DONATO COSSONI (1623-1700): Il Sacrificio d'Abramo for 3 Voices and Continuo, Audite insulae for Tenor and Violins, Cur me tenetis for Soprano, Beatus vir for Bass and Violins, Salve Regina Silvarum a 3, Super flumina Babylonis a 3, Beatus vir a 4 in fuga.
Catalogue Number: 02P015
Label: Musiques Suisses
Reference: MGB CD 6277
Description: Cossoni, active at the end of his career as kapellmeister of Milan Cathedral, offers music both in the older, polyphonic style and in the newer stile novo with obbligato violins and bassoon. A restored period organ in a small church in Lombardy adds to the authenticity. Latin-German texts. Kesselberg Ensemble; Ilze Grudule (cello, lirone, conductor).