After outstanding recordings of sacred works of rarely heard Italian composers Baldassarre Galuppi and Niccolò Jommelli, the Baroque Ensemble Choir & Consort Ghislieri, under the direction of Giulio Prandi turn to the works of the Neapolitan composer Davide Perez (1711-1778).
In this, a world premiere recording, the Italian Special Ensemble for Early Music presents the "Mattutino de 'Morti", a kind of requiem, composed by Perez in 1770, during his 25 years at the court of the King of Portugal. Despite his Neapolitan origin and relative obscurity today, the works of Perez have been described as a cornerstone of Portuguese music culture andRead more are compositionally at the transition from the Baroque era to the music of the classical period. -
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Works on This Recording
Mattutino de' Morti by David Perez
Roberta Invernizzi (Soprano),
Salvo Vitale (Bass)
Period: 18th Century Written: 1770; Portugal