In Excelsis Deo

In Excelsis Deo

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In Excelsis Deo
Au temps de la guerre de Succession d'Espagne (1701-1714)

La Capella Reial de Catalunya; Le Concert des Nations
Jordi Savall
2017 © Alia Vox
In this programme “IN EXCELSIS DEO” in the Time of the War of the Spanish Succession, two Masses, Missa “Scala Aretina” à quatre chœurs by the Catalan composer Francesc Valls (1671-1747) and Messe à deux chœurs et deux orchestres by the French composer Henry Desmarest (1661-1741), are presented side by side: two exceptional master-pieces which are linked in time and by the history of the nascent 18th century, but which are less well known than they deserve to be by today’s 21st century audiences.

"... the musicianship is excellent throughout and the compositions are of sufficient interest to justify recommending this double SACD to all who enjoy baroque choral music." (Steven Whitehead in Cross Rhythms)

"All in all, Savall has bequeathed us yet another ear opening and moving release that all those interested in the era will find involving and enjoyable on repeated listening." (John Broggio in
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