Playing time: 79 mins.
Scarlatti was the younger brother of Alessandro.
His early years were spent in Naples and Rome and in 1719 he travelled
to London to work with Handel. In 1724 he moved to Dublin where he spent
the rest of his life.
Armonico Consort has established itself as one of the foremost interpreters of baroque and renaissance music since its formation in 2001. It is performing a well received concert schedule, including venues such as the Wigmore Hall, London, with soprano Emma Kirkby. Armonico Consort’s reputation is built on precision and an extraordinary depth of dynamic colouring leading to truly breathtaking performances.
1 - 9 Dixit Dominus a 16 voci con instrumenti
10 - 19 Messa a 16 voci con instrumenti
20 - 30 Miserere SSATB con instrumenti
here are world premiere recordings of Francesco's Messa and Dixit Dominus,
both works in the polychoral style for 16 parts, and the smaller-scale