Collection: Consonanze Stravaganti

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COMPOSERS: Various
LABELS: Symphonia
WORKS: Venetian and Neapolitan music for viol consort
PERFORMER: L’Amoroso/Guido Balestracci
CATALOGUE NO: SY 98161

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A rain-stick introduces dazzling variations over a hypnotic repeating bass; organ continuo binds viols in seamless, velvet textures; a ciaccona accelerates to wild, jazzy rhythms. L’Amoroso raid keyboard and vocal music to expand baroque Italian viol repertoire in this appealing programme. George Pratt