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An incredible live recording with an exceptional cast!

Marianism is the fil rouge that unites the world famous compositions presented in this CD. From the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi through the Nisi Dominus and the Sinfonia Al Santo Sepolcro by Antonio Vivaldi, it is the Virgin’s lament that guides the two composers in the realization of what are among their most renown and heart felt works. According to a widely known legend, Pergolesi died the day he completed Stabat Mater: but whether true or not, the diffusion of the Stabat was immediate, European-wide and highly acclaimed. This work set ...