Early Music Concerts 2009-2010: (IT) Magnificat On The Eight Tones (8 Oct. 2010)
Magnificat on the eight tones with a Magnificat written for the nuns of St. Cyr
Compositions by Diruta, Cavazzoni, Guilain, Cabezòn, Pachelbel, Nivers, Kerll, Frescobaldi, Hassler, Corrette and gregorian chant.
Church of San Giuseppe, Vicolo San Giuseppe, Brescia (Italy)
Friday, October 8th 2010, 9pm
Giuseppe Schinaia, Antegnati organ (1581)
Francesca Cassinari, soprano
Schola Gregoriana of the Chiari Collegiata, Giuseppe Fusari, conductor
The Church of San Giuseppe in Brescia hosts a program of compositions on the Magnificat canticle, performed on the great Antegnati organ built in 1581 with alternate gregorian verses sung by the Schola Gregoriana of the Chiari Collegiata, Giuseppe Fusari, conductor. Soprano Francesca Cassinari will sing a XVIIth century motet by Nivers, written for the French Convent of St. Cyr, near Paris.
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