GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI (1710-1736): Mandolin Concerto in B Flat (transcr. Gaspare Gabellone [1727-1796]), Sinfonia in F for Cello and Bass, Cantatas (World Premiere Recordings) : Nel chiuso centro and Luce degli occhi miei for Baritone, Strings and Continuo, La Maddalena al sepolcro for Soprano, Strings and Continuo.
Catalogue Number: 06P021
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: The first two cantatas are baritone versions of soprano originals, possibly made due to the decreasing numbers of castrati as time went on in the 18th century. La Maddalena is a contrafactum (sacred version of a secular original) of Nel chiuso centro and the mandolin concerto a transcription of Pergolesi's violin concerto in the same key. Italian texts. Musica Perduta.