Santiago a Capella

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5.0 out of 5 star rating 5.0

COMPOSERS: Bellini,Caldara,Durufle,Faure,Franck,Giacomelli,Handel,JS Bach,Mascagni,Mendelssohn,Mozart,Persiani,Rossini,Vinci & Vivaldi
LABELS: Soli Deo Gloria
WORKS: Works by JS Bach, Bellini, Caldara, Duruflé, Fauré, Franck, Giacomelli, Handel, Mascagni, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Persiani, Rossini, Vinci & Vivaldi
PERFORMER: Monteverdi Choir/John Eliot Gardiner
CATALOGUE NO: SDG 710

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This dates from the choir’s ‘singing pilgrimage’ to Santiago in 2004. A wonderful collection brilliantly sung. Only Mariam Matrem is a true pilgrim piece, but others (Lobo’s Versa est) are a revelation. Anthony Pryer