ANTONIO BERTALI (1605-1669): La Maddalena.
Catalogue Number: 04R014
Reference: RIC 367
Description: Bertali’s 44-minute sepolcro, a genre close in style to the Italian oratorio and traditional to Holy Week, dates from 1663. The equally interesting coupling is of a 17-minute set of five pieces composed for the same purpose in 1617 by Monteverdi, Alessadnro Guivizzani, Muzio Effrem and Salomone Rossi. Italian-English texts. Scherzi Musicali; Nicolas Achten.