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Paolo Bottini: L'Organo di Sant'Agostino in Cremona

By Paolo Bottini

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By Paolo Bottini. By Battista Reste, Dante Caifa, Federico Caudana, Giacomo Arighi, Gino Belli, Girolamo Barbieri, Giuseppe Denti, Marcantonio Ingegneri, Paolo Bottini, Pietro Chiarini, Ruggero Manna, Vincenzo Petrali, Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886), and Tarquinio Merula. Classical, Chamber Music. Classical. Listening CD. Naxos #MVC019049. Published by Naxos (NX.MVC019049).

Item Number: NX.MVC019049

The restoration of the historical pipe organ of the parish church of St James and Augustine in Cremona, carried out by the organ-maker Pietro Corna in Leffe (Bergamo) between 2017 and the spring-summer 2019, stands out as a relevant episode of the Italian organ-making craft. The instrument currently used, made by Francesco Bossi in 1853, still preserves the wooden organ case and the central group of the facade pipes of a former Renaissance organ, made in 1533 by Nicolo Tezani, a local organ-maker. The Cremonese organist Paolo Bottini plays on the historical organ a compilation of the best pieces of music written by Cremonese composers from the 16th to the 20th century.

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