ANTONIO GIANNETTINI (1649-1721): L’uomo in bivio.
Catalogue Number: 05W017
Description: A composer almost unknown today, who musically can be placed on a level with Stradella and Pasquini, Giannettini was maestro di cappella at the court of Modena from 1686 to his death. This 1687 oratorio pits an angel and the Devil in a struggle for a young man’s soul. 2 CDs. Francesca Boncompagni (soprano), Marta Fumagalli (mezzo), Massimo Altieri (tenor), Salvo Vitale (bass), Cantar Lontano; Marco Mencoboni (harpsichord).