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Choral Tradition 10-25-09

This week: music for the synagogue by 17th-century Italian composer Salamone Rossi, and from the 19th century, the teenage Mendelssohn's first big work for soloists, chorus and orchestra, the "Magnificat" in D.

SALOMONE ROSSI (c.1570-c.1628): Settings from Hashirim Asher Lish'Lomo ("The Songs of Solomon") [1623] (Bach Sinfonia and Sinfonia Voci, Daniel Abraham conducting) (19:32) CD TITLE: "Passion and Lament: Choral Masterworks of the17th Century" (Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-90913)

MENDELSSOHN: Magnificat in D major (Yale Schola Cantorum; Yale Collegium Players/Simon Carrington) (26:13) CD TITLE: "Mendelssohn/J.S.Bach: Magnificats" (Naxos 8.572161)

HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ BIBER (1664-1704): Stabat Mater (premiere recording) (Bach Sinfonia and Sinfonia Voci, Daniel Abraham conducting) (9:15) CD TITLE: "Passion and Lament: Choral Masterworks of the17th Century" (Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-90913)