In this first discographic project we have chosen to record the incredible Stabat Mater by Giacomo Sellitto in world premiere. Not much is known about this composer, however he was the singing teacher and chapel master at the Collegio dei Nobili of Naples. His music is a perfect example of the new style and outstanding musical creativity that made Naples renowned as the musical capital of Europe in the 1700's. This Stabat Mater by Sellitto presents many interesting affinities with the wellknown Stabat Mater by Pergolesi which gives the composition an even more breathtaking beauty. The sequence of movements alternates elaborated four voice chorals with solo arias and duets, and is all executed with a unique lyricism full of Neapolitan pathos.
Besides Sellitto’s masterpiece, the disc presents other unpublished Neapolitan jewels recorded in world premiere: a Sinfonia of a bright and lively character, and a beautiful Lectio Defunctorum for Soprano solo, Violins and Basso Continuo by Gennaro Manna.
This very important musical project has a lot of expenses: we are 13 musicians with travel and hospitality costs, a church to rent for the recording, an organ and a harpsichord to rent and transport, as well as all the recording costs. We have pooled together our resources and even sold some of our instruments, however the cost of preparing for and realising this important musical research has still not been met. With your help, we can do it!
WITH YOUR DONATIONS WE HAVE ALREADY MADE THE FIRST PART OF OUR DISCOGRAPHIC PROJECT, PLEASE HELP US TO COMPLETE IT! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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Dear Randall Cook, a deep thank You from all Abchordis for your kind donation and support believing in our Sacre Stravaganze Project!!
Our deep gratitude goes to Holger Schmitt-Hallenberg!!! We are really honored by your donation and we look forward to know what you think of it once it will be ready.
Dear Shigeharu Kawamoto THANK YOU SO MUCH!! You are giving us again the hope we will complete our project!
Sadako Kashikura Nelson GRAZIE GRAZIE GRAZIE!!!! We are looking forward to it too!!!
Maestro Alberto Grazzi GRAZIEEE!!! Siamo Onorati ed eternamente riconoscenti! Un saluto a tutto @Ensemble Zefiro! Mitici!
Grazie mille Monika Otter!
GRAZIE MILLE Beatrice and Ann!!!!!!!! THANK YOU!!!
Morten Fuglestad GRAZIEEE!!!!!!!
Many thanks to Candace Smith!A contribution from somebody who ran a similar and successful campaign is a very special brick added to our Music-house!
Grazie FULVIO PELETTI, per il sostegno e il commento...a volte qualcuno che ti sproni a continuare a credere in quello che ami SERVE DAVVERO :) un abbraccio
Vorrei ringraziare di cuore Valentina Sonzini, Alessio Anelli, Myriam Eichberger, Daisy, Antonio Caldara, Daniele Mastrangelo e il Maestro Francesco (colui che per primo mi diede una Voce e che ha dato voce a molti moltissimi Maestri Illustrissimi )
Grazie Caterina Greco, Valentina Sonzini e Myriam Eichberger!Il nostro obiettivo é sempre piú vicino e il nostro entusiasmo sempre piú forte.
Grazie, Romeo Ciuffa! un importante mattone in più per il nostro progetto! :)
WOWWWW CHE GIORNATA!!! :) Un grazie spaziale a Eugenio e Giulio!!! grazie anche a voi, posso cominciare davvero a "scaldarmi la voce" per il nostro disco! :)))
TAHNK YOU GABRIEL!!!!!! You have been always there, our best friend since the beginning when Abchordis was going to have birth!! !
Thank you very much Claudio Di Leva!!!!
I want to deeply thank Tommaso Rossi!! My beloved Teacher and Friend! Grazieeeee!!!!!
Grazie cara Alessia!!! Un grosso abbraccione!!! e grazie Martino; speriamo di raggiungere il nostro obbiettivo sempre più velocemente! :)
THANK YOU ALESSIA MADDALENA!! Always so kind, generous and one of our best friend!!
EVVIVAAA!!! Un grazie IMMENSO a Sandra Toso per la sua incredibile donazione! Che botta alle vele, ragazzi!!! :)