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Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria - Settings from the Mass and Vespers
Carus 83.403

Recorded at the Tallinn Methodist Church, Tallinn, Estonia during October 14-18, 2002. Released in Europe during August 2003.
Recording Engineer: Viive Mäemets; Producer: Enno Mäemets; Production by Carus-Verlag, Stuttgart.

All compositions by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Tracks 1.-3. Kyrie RV 587 Coro SATB/SATB, two orchestras (9:28)
Tracks 4.-15. Gloria D-Dur RV 589 Soli SSA, Coro SATB, orchestra (26:40)
Tracks 16.-19 Credo RV 591 Coro SATB, orchestra (8:59)
Tracks 20.-28. Magnificat RV 610 Soli SSAT, Coro SATB, orchestra (13:41)
Kaia Urb, Vilve Hepner:soprano; Anna Zander:alto; Mati Turi:tenor; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tõnu Kaljuste

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Music Publishers
The scores of Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria - Settings from the Mass and Vespers are published by Carus-Verlag, Stuttgart.

Other Points of Interest and Links
The CD booklet contains the texts of the Gloria - Settings from the Mass and Vespers in Latin, German, English and French. It also contains an essay on the settings of sections of the Mass by Antonio Vivaldi written by Karl Heller and printed in German, English (translation:John Coombs) and French (translation:Jean Paul Ménière). There are also short biographical notes on the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Tõnu Kaljuste in German, English and French.