Bononcini Messa, Stabat Mater Rinaldo Alessandrini

Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Antonio Maria Bononcini: Messa; Stabat Mater (2012)

Antonio Maria Bononcini - Messa; Stabat Mater (2012)
Concerto Italiano, conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 391 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 195 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Naive | # OP 30537 | Time: 01:19:56

This disc is a tour de force, a world premiere recording of stunning music splendidly performed. The unjustly obscure Antonio Maria Bononcini was appointed late in life to be maestro di cappella in Modena, a post which allowed him to pour his store of invention into two grand sacred works, a Mass and a Stabat Mater. Conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini engages deeply with the composer’s imagination, opening up his dense counterpoint and delicately binding together his vocal and obbligato lines. The musical rhetoric of the Concerto Italiano is spellbinding, particularly when band and singers heighten gestures to surge powerfully towards a passage’s final cadence. However heated their delivery becomes – and the Stabat Mater does sizzle – the artists never rush. This is particularly crucial for bringing out Bononcini’s modulations and textures, which, because they shift rapidly, need space to breathe.

Stabat Mater - Pergolesi, Scarlatti D, Bononcini  Music

Posted by ArlegZ at Feb. 8, 2010
Stabat Mater - Pergolesi, Scarlatti D, Bononcini

Stabat Mater - Pergolesi, Scarlatti D, Bononcini;
Scarlatti A - O Magnum Mysterium, Domine, Refugium Factus es Nobis; Pergolesi - Magnificat in C major

Classical | EAC Rip | APE, IMG+CUE, LOG, Artwork (jpg) => 622.57 MB
Released: 1996 | Label: Decca | CD1:73’44; CD2:68’13

The 'Stabat Mater' is a medieval poem describing the anguish of the Virgin Mary during the crucifixion written at the end of the 13th century by a Franciscan lay brother named Jacopone da Todi. It did not attract widespread attention from composers until the 18th century when Alessandro Scarlatti,his son Domenico, Vivaldi, Bononcini, Haydn and Pergolesi as well as many others set the poem to music. They were, no doubt, attracted to the emotional and dramatic nature of the poem, and most of the composers were commissioned by various individuals for non-liturgical devotions or concerts…
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Pergolesi- Stabat Mater; Vivaldi- Gloria in D major, RV 589; Scarlatti- Messa di Santa Cecilia [2001]

Pergolesi- Stabat Mater; Vivaldi- Gloria in D major, RV 589; Scarlatti- Messa di Santa Cecilia
(Timothy Brown; Pieter Jan Leusink; Maurice de Abravanel) [2001]

EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 569 MB
Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 99289 | TT: CD1`63:50, CD2`54:07

This release is dedicated to some of the most famous settings of the Stabat mater, revealing the genre's varying treatment by composers over the centuries. From Palestrina's effective use of polyphony to Pergolesi's unusually sparse instrumental accompaniment, we move forward in time to contributions by Vivaldi and Haydn. These compositions rank among some of the most famous and affective music ever composed.
Pergolesi, Scarlatti A. & Leo L. - Stabat Mater; Salve Regina; Messa

Pergolesi, Scarlatti A. & Leo L. - Stabat Mater; Salve Regina; Messa di S. Emidio
Classical | EAC | APE, CUE, LOG | Scans | 826,95 MB
Rinaldo Alessandrini; Fabio Biondi | Released: 2010 | Label: Naïve

The legendary Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi was born 300 years ago, in 1710. To mark the anniversary, Naïve re-issues three renowned recordings to feature his choral music, in a specially-priced box set, headed by the Gramophone award-winning version of his Stabat Mater by Rinaldo Alessandrini and Concerto Italiano, considered one of the best ever recorded…

Also featured in the bargain “3 for the price of 1” set are other short pieces by Pergolesi, plus more by Alessandro Scarlatti and Leonardo Leo.
Olivier Cavé, Divertissement, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 415, 175 & 503 (2016)

Olivier Cavé, Divertissement, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 415, 175 & 503
Classical | FLAC (tracks)+cue, booklet | 77:09 min | 287 MB
Label: Alpha Classics | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

Olivier Cavé has already made several acclaimed discs for Aeon (Clementi, Haydn, Bach, Scarlatti). This student of Nelson Goerner, Maria Tipo and Aldo Ciccolini invariably impresses listeners with the refinement of his playing. Today he presents a programme of three piano concertos with a conductor whose ventures into Mozart are always crowned with success: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
Currende, Erik Van Nevel - Domenico Scarlatti: Stabat Mater; Joao Rodriguez Esteves: Missa A Oito Voces (1990) Reissue 2007

Domenico Scarlatti: Stabat Mater; João Rodriguez Esteves: Missa A Oito Voces (1990)
Vocal And Instrumental Ensemble 'Currende'; Erik Van Nevel, direction

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 210 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 134 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: ACC Accent | # 10069 | Time: 00:47:10

As the old saying goes, "the third time's the charm." This is indeed the third time the German label Accent has issued this coupling of Domenico Scarlatti's Stabat Mater with João Rodrigues Esteves' Missa a oito voces. The first time was in 1990, when the recording by Currende under the leadership of Erik van Nevel was new, and the second in 1998 as part of a box set containing this and several recordings by Concerto Palatino. No complaints here, though, as this is one of the finest discs Accent has to offer.
Concerto Italiano & Rinaldo Alessandrini - Monteverdi: Il sesto libro de madrigali (2017)

Concerto Italiano & Rinaldo Alessandrini - Monteverdi: Il sesto libro de madrigali
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 73:06 min | 169 MB
Label: Arcana | Tracks: 18 | Rls.date: 2017

Rinaldo Alessandrini is one of today`s most eminent Monteverdi authorities, and his highly acclaimed recordings with Concerto Italiano are now widely recognised as a reference point for music lovers all over the world. Recent achievements include the completion of Monteverdi s trilogy of operas(directed by Robert Wilson) at La Scala in Milan and at the Opéra National de Paris, and a triumphal concert tour in Australia and New Zealand with the Vespro della Beata Vergine.To mark the 450th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi s birth, Arcana is proud to reissue the seminal recording of the Sixth Book of Madrigals performed by Concerto Italiano, which is also one of Arcana s bestsellers.

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak: Stabat Mater (2015) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 7, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Dvorak: Stabat Mater (2015) [TR24][OF]

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak: Stabat Mater
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 77:51 min | 744 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2015

Dvořák's haunting 'Stabat Mater' for solo voices, chorus and orchestra is not only the most famous work of church music by the Bohemian composer - it is also one of the most impressive ever settings of the medieval hymn in which Mary, the mother of Jesus, gives vivid expression to the pain she feels at the sight of her crucified son. The terrible misfortunes that befell the composer in his private life during the creation of this work may have been a reason for this.

Vivaldi - L'Olimpiade (Rinaldo Alessandrini) [2002]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Jan. 5, 2017
Vivaldi - L'Olimpiade (Rinaldo Alessandrini) [2002]

Vivaldi - L'Olimpiade (Rinaldo Alessandrini) [2002]
Classical | Opus 11 OP30316 | TT: 175.19 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 766 Mb

"Despite the public context – the story is played out against the backdrop of the Olympic Games – this is a drama which focuses on the personal predicaments of the principal characters, each of whom faces an interesting conflict between head and heart somewhere along the line. This is more apparent from Metastasio's words than from Vivaldi's music, to be honest, but that isn't to say that the composer has been unresponsive. The most effective and intimate moments occur in the recitatives, which are fluidly conversational and full of realistic interruptions, questions and exclamations, all of which Vivaldi handles with considerable dramatic skill. Rinaldo Alessandrini's direction is typically unfussy and to the point, ever alert to the music's dramatic intent but without imposing himself on it unduly. The finest vocal performances come from Sara Mingardo, Roberta Invernizzi and Sonia Prina, but in truth no one is a weak link. The recitatives are effectively done, the arias thrown off with dash and aplomb, and everyone sounds as if they believe in the work.” (The Gramophone)
Florilegium - Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (2010) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Florilegium - Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (2010)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.49GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Channel Classics

As a composer Pergolesi’s productive career began at the age of twenty, and by twenty-six (March 1736) he had died of tuberculosis. During his lifetime Pergolesi’s fame was restricted, in the main, to Rome and Naples, yet after his death, his reputation eclipsed most other composers in the second half of the eighteenth century. The whole of Europe developed an increasing curiosity for his compositions. His posthumous celebrity status was such a magnet in the music world that, hoping to reap large financial profits, publishers and opera directors alike attributed his name to hundreds of vocal and instrumental works by lesser-known composers. Following Pergolesi’s death the Stabat Mater became one of the most celebrated and frequently printed works of the 18th century.