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Leo, Leonardo (1694 - 1744)

Solo motet
  • Beatus vir
    Forces: alto, violins & continuo
    A substantial setting of the psalm 112 for alto, violins and continuo. Virtuosic in style and showing galant musical characteristics. In seven movements.
    Source: Münster HS xy175
    Range: a - d'

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  • Laudate pueri
    Forces: alto, 2 corni, 2 oboi, violins,
    viola & continuo
    A substantial setting of the psalm 113 from what is reputed to be an autograph source. Galant in style and virtuosic for the singer.
    Source: Münster HS xy175
    Range: b - d'

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Porpora, Nicola Antonio (b Naples 1686; d. Naples 1768)

Solo motet
  • Clari Splendete
    Forces: soprano, strings & continuo
    Source BL Add. 14125
    Written in March 1744 for the Ospedaletto. Virtuosic solo motet.

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  • In caelo stelle clare
    Forces: soprano, strings & continuo
    One of four solo motets for voice and strings written in 1744/45 for singers at the Ospedaletto in Venice. This virtuosic work is dedicated to Graziola, one of the main soloists Porpora composed for at the Ospedaletto.
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  • Placida Surge Aurora
    Forces: alto, strings & continuo
    Source BL MSS Add 14125
    Written for the Ospedaletto in 1744 (soloist Angioletta Moro). Virtuosic and beautiful writing - particularly the second aria Facis splendor.

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  • Qualis Avis
    Forces: alto, strings & continuo
    Autograph source in the British Library - one of four extant motets written in 1744/5 for performance at the Ospedaletto. Highly virtuosic - in four movements. Range: a - e''
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  • Vigilate oculi mei
    Forces: soprano & continuo
    From the Santini Collection in Münster (Hs. 3307) this is an early work (1712) dated Rome 30 June/1 July, 1712 which was the period Porpora was in Naples working for the Prince of Hessen Darmstadt. Amazing coloratura!
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