Guerre & Paix 1614-1714 - Savall

Guerre & Paix 1614-1714 - Savall

Alia Vox  AVSA9908 (2 discs)

Stereo/Multichannel Hybrid


War and peace in Baroque Europe: From the Thirty Years War to the Peace of Utrecht

Hanna Bayodi-Hirt (soprano), Maria Beate Kielland (mezzo-soprano), Pascal Bertin & Damien Guillon (countertenors), Nicholas Mulroy & Lluis Vilamajó (tenors), Stephen MacLeod (baritone), Christoph Immler & Daniele Carnovich (basses)
Hespèrion XXI
Le Concert des Nations
La Capella Reial de Catalunya
Jordi Savall (director)

Lully, Handel, Charpentier, Scheidt, Biber, Schein, Cabanilles, Dumanoir, Rosenmüller, Jenkins, Cererols, Blow: this double SACD-book gathers the who s-who of European music, to mention but a few,of the 17th and the beginning of the 18th centuries, deeply affected by the Thirty Year's War as well as the War of Spanish Succession, The finest music inspired by this turmoil is vividly performed by Jordi Savall and his ensembles. The set ends with a fantastic and complete performance of Handel s 'Jubilate Deo'. And, as you have come to expect from Alia Vox, the booklet is lavishly documented.

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