Francesco Cavalli: La Calisto with René Jacobs

Performed by Concerto Vocale.

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COMPOSERS: Cavalli
LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
ALBUM TITLE: Cavalli
WORKS: La Calisto
PERFORMER: Concerto Vocale/René Jacobs
CATALOGUE NO: HMY 2921515.17 (1995)

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René Jacobs expands lavishly on the instrumental forces actually available to Cavalli as a Venetian opera composer of the 1650s, also interpolating additional orchestral movements; but the result is lively and his cast excellent. George Hall