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Francesco Durante: Requiem - Alexandra Kidgell (soprano); Ben Davies (bass); Clive Driskill-Smith (organ); Katy Hill (soprano); Mark Dobell (tenor);...
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  1. Missa di requiem, for 8 voices, strings & continuo in C minor
  2. Organ Concerto in B flat major
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Francesco Durante (1684-1755) was a Neapolitan composer, the teacher of various composers including Pergolesi, and more or less the founder of the Neapolitan school in the 18th century. His Requiem was apparently well loved in its time: it was never published, but it has been found in more than 50 manuscript copies from all over Europe that have been gathered and edited into a performing edition here by the conductor Stephen Darlington. This is one of those cases where you can understand both the appeal at the time and the ...