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Francesco Nicola Fago: Cantatas for Solo Voice & Continuo

By Ensemble Barocco della Cappella Musicale 'Santa Teresa dei Maschi'

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By Ensemble Barocco della Cappella Musicale 'Santa Teresa dei Maschi', Riccardo Angelo Strano, and Sabino Manzo. By Francesco Corbetta, Francesco Paolo Scipriani, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger, and Nicola Fago. Classical. Listening CD (1 disc). Published by Toccata Classics (NX.TOCC0367).

Item Number: NX.TOCC0367

Nicola Fago (1677-1745) was one of the leading practitioners of the chamber cantata, a kind of mini-opera for voice and ensemble. This genre, brought to perfection by several generations of composers working in the aristocratic courts in Naples, has only recently attracted the attention of musicologists. The six examples by Fago recorded here, for the first time, reveal him to have been a master of the genre: they are dramatic, full of rhythmic excitement and stuff with catchy tunes.

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