ROCCO GRECO (c.1650-c.1718): 11 Diminutions on Gregorian Chant for Cello and Continuo, GAETANO FRANCONE (c.1650-1717): 10 Passagagli for Cello and Continuo.
Catalogue Number: 07X013
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Neapolitan music for the cello which was suitable for performance within the liturgy of the chapel (chanted versions of the antiphons Greco selected are performed before the works themselves). Both sets of pieces demand a virtuoso technique from the performer and a degree of imaginative flair in the interpretation of the manuscripts. Matteo Malagoli (cello), Irene De Ruvo (organ, harpsichord), Schola Gregoriana Scivias Ensemble; Milli Fullin.