Percussionist Airto Moreira, his wife, vocalist Flora Purim, and Joe Farrell (heard on flute, soprano and tenor) had teamed up several times through the years, most notably in the original version of Return To Forever. Farrell would pass away just eight months after this album, but is still heard in fine form on the interesting set.An atmospheric and at times haunting effort.
1944, camp de concentration de Birkenau. Les destins de Jacob et d’Isaac se trouvent scellés quand le carnet de ce dernier est confisqué par le sous-lieutenant Kleinmann. Chronique des activités criminelles du camp et des victimes des chambres à gaz, son Livre des Morts peut les conduire à leur perte. …
This new release from Dynamic’s Musica Antica series features a selection of unknown musical gems and some world première recordings, all dating from 18th Century Portugal.
Works By P.A.Avondano, P.G.Avondano and F.A. De Almeida are performed on period instruments by Divino Sospiro, one of Europe’s leading ensembles for Baroque and pre-Romantic music. Dynamic are delighted to present the renowned Gemma Bertagnolli as the soprano.
Gemma Bertagnolli is widely considered one of the leading sopranos in Early Music. Her voice is powerful, lyrical and passionate, always conveying the emotional message of the text. On this recording she joins Collegium Pro Musica and Stefano Bagliano in Cantatas for soprano, recorder and continuo, brilliant works displaying vocal and instrumental virtuosity.