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A Dramatic Passion

Bernardo Pasquini's 'La Sete di Cristo'


In this magazine, I have occasionally reviewed baroque Roman music — eg 'A Great Revival', 15 January 2017, 'The Right Touch', 8 October 2016 and 'Praise and Attention', 21 September 2010. It is less known than Venetian, Neapolitan or Bolognese baroque music. It developed a rather special style: terse, dramatic, less lush and flowery than other expressions of baroque music in the seventeenth century...

Copyright © 29 January 2018 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy




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