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Pergolesi
Chamber Cantatas -
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ROBERT ANDERSON

'... episodes of tender pensiveness ...'

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Cantate da Camera, opus II. © 2014 Tactus sas

Having spent much of my life mourning the short span of Pergolesi's earthly existence, I was hugely relieved to find from the back cover of the booklet that in fact he survived for seventy-five years. But when the notional date of his birth proved to be more than a dozen years after the first publication of this music, I could only regret a careless misprint. While on roughly the same subject, I must point out that much of the English in the booklet ain't grammar. Yet what a joy these four cantatas are...

Copyright © 4 January 2015 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI: CANTATE DA CAMERA OP II

GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI

BOLOGNA

ITALY

CHAMBER MUSIC

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