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Composer of the Week:Francesco Cavalli


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(1602-76). Cavalli, born 400 years ago this week, was one ofthe leading figures in 17th-century Venetian musical life. He witnessed the birth of public opera, and today Donald Macleod features the greatest operatic triumph of his early years, Giasone. Giasone Catherine Dubosc and Agnes
Mellon (sopranos), Gloria Banditelli (mezzo), Michael Chance and Dominique Visse
(countertenors), Guyde Meyand Gianpaolo Fagotto (tenors), Bernard Deletre (bass), Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Giasone Catherine Dubosc
Sopranos: Gloria Banditelli
Unknown: Michael Chance
Unknown: Dominique Visse
Unknown: Guyde Meyand Gianpaolo
Tenors: Bernard Deletre
Director: Rene Jacobs
Producer: Gwawr Owen

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Composer of the Week:Francesco Cavalli

BBC Radio 3, 11 February 2002 9.00

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