Pergolesi

Septem verba a Christo

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July 2013
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'In this premiere recording, René Jacobs draws a mood of passionate concentration, throwing into high relief the work's quasi-operatic drama and the chiaroscuro effects that so poignantly reflect the transition from life to death.' Kate Bolton

Pergolesi
Septem verba a Christo
Sophie Karthäuser (sop), Christophe Dumaux (c ten), Julien Behr (ten), Konstantin Wolff (bass-bar); Akademie für Alte Musik/René Jacobs

Harmonia Mundi HMC 902155 80:30 mins

Audio clip: from Verbum I: Pater, dimitte illis

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