BALDASSARE GALUPPI (1706-1785): Messa per il riscatto degli schiavi, WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791): Mass in C, K 317 “Coronation”.
Catalogue Number: 05R021
Description: Galuppi’s mass “For the Delivery of Slaves” (citizens kidnapped for ransom by Barbary Coast pirates) dates from 1765 and consists of only the Kirie, Gloria and Credo. The extraordinary contrapuntal mastery shown here will come as a surprise to those who only know his operas. Roberta Canzian (soprano), Laura Polverelli (alto), Aldo Caputo (tenor), Marco Bussi (bass), Lege Artis Choir of St. Petersburg, I Solisti Veneti; Claudio Scimone.