PIETRO MASCAGNI (1863-1945): Messa di Gloria.
Catalogue Number: 10Q052
Label: Brilliant Classics
Format: CD reissue
Description: First performed in 1888, this mass, dramatic but not overly operatic in style, also furnished some material for the operas Cavalleria Rusticana and Guglielmo Ratcliff. This 23-year-old recording was one of four bouncing around in the same period and is now the only one available. Iorio Zennaro (tenor), Pietro Spagnoli (bass), Ensemble Seicentonovecento; Flavio Colusso. Original 1991 Musicaimmagine release.