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Myrizon: Storie del Santo Nicola / Giotta, Cicchelli

Release Date: 07/14/2017 
Label:  Digressione Music   Catalog #: 73  
Composer:  Vincenzo Cicchelli
Performer:  Sebastiano GiottaVincenzo Cicchelli
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The life of St. Nicholas perfumes of history and devotion. Since before the year one thousand his figure, already enshrouded in legend and myth, has inspired hagiographers, painters and musicians, and his cult is still alive worldwide. Myrízon was conceived as a musical mosaic made of tesserae of various origins, for the first time matched together to form a contemporary portrait of the Saint. It combines the Proprium Missae Sancti Nicolai with the world premieres commissioned to the composers Massimo De Lillo and Nicola Scardicchio, the works of G. Capriati, C. Franco, B. Grimaldi, and O. De Lillo, and the zeal of the folk tradition. The original texts entrusted to the narrator guide the listener from tessera to tessera while Read more tracing the lineaments of the Saint. Sebastiano Giotta is a world-renowned Italian tenor, who has been heavily awarded and highly praised everywhere he performs. Read less

Works on This Recording

Myrízon, storie del Santo Nicola by Vincenzo Cicchelli
Performer:  Sebastiano Giotta (Tenor), Vincenzo Cicchelli (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Italy 

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