Cantatas from a Cardinal's Court
by Albinoni, Caldara, Handel, and
Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti.
is the first in Sounds Baroque's
the wealth of vocal and instrumental
music which may have been conceived
for artistic gatherings - conversazioni
- in Rome at the turn of the
The CD features cantatas expressing
the despair of unrequited love and the
delights of Arcadian bliss.