CHRISTIAN FRIEDRICH RUPPE (1753-1826): Christmas Cantata, Easter Cantata.
Catalogue Number: 11W026
Label: Brilliant Classics
Format: CD reissue
Description: This pair of cantatas on anonymous Dutch texts dates from 1797 and, while they don’t contend with the big names of the day, they nonetheless exhibits many charms of their own: unfailingly graceful phrasing, for one, fresh melodic charm and sympathetic writing for voices. Dutch texts. Ensemble Bouzignac, Musica ad Rhenum; Jed Wentz. Original 1996 NM Classics release.