Performers: Esther Castriota, Lucia Focardi (soprano); Elena Cavini, Francesco Ghelardini (alto); Alberto Castelli, Valerio Vieri (tenor); Filippo Pochini (baritone); Romano Martinuzzi (bass)
Playing time: 65'49
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Recording date: May 1998
Corteccia is best known as one of the early madrigalists, but like most composers of the time he also wrote superb liturgical music. The compositions on the present recording are among his last, having been published in 1570. With their intense mood and close attention to the Holy Week texts, they were surely a great influence on the later and more famous sets of Holy Week compositions by Palestrina, Victoria, Lassus and others.
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