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The canzona starts seriously, but leads through a madrigalian succession of contrasted, though related, melodies, each section rounded off by a clear cadence. The texture varies kaleidoscopically, the mid-point marked by a strikingly simple phrase in four-part harmony. A straightforward tripla, heard twice, leads into the closing canonic ‘Amen’.
from notes by Timothy Roberts © 1997
|Gabrieli: Sacrae Symphoniae|
'This superb disc … is the very essence of La Serenissima. Masterly performances, alive with authentic detail' (BBC Music Magazine)
'Excellent. The playing is fluent and exhilarating. An excellent recording. The notes are exemplary' (Classic CD)» More