NICOLA PORPORA (1686-1768): Vespro per la Festività dell’Assunta.
Catalogue Number: 05N022
Description: This recording pieces together from surviving sources a Vespers composed for the girls’ choir and orchestra of the Ospidaletto in Venice in 1755, as Porpora embarked on his postoperatic career. The style mixes baroque counterpoint in the choruses with the early Classical operatic style Porpora helped develop along with Vinci and Hasse. La Maîtrise de Bretagne, Le Parlement de Musique; Martin Gester.