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Disc No: CYP1644 At the beginning of the 17th century, Italy was in a state of ferment following the Catholic reform still known as the Counter-Reformation. The Church decided around that time to channel man’s relationship with the divine through the emotions: the senses were to play their part in the seduction and conquest of souls. Simultaneously, there appeared a new kind of art which spoke to those emotions, reconciling the sacred and the profane: so the oratorio came into being.
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Name: Giacomo Carissimi
  Vanitas Vanitatum

Carissimi, Giacomo (1605-1674)
Jean Tubéry, Cornetto & Direction
Hans-Jörg Mamel, Tenor
La Fenice - Jean Tubéry

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