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