Porpora : In exitu Israel : Choir I
Composer: Nicola Porpora (1686 - 1768)
Forces: S.S.S.A.A.A. Vn.Vn.Vc.Continuo/reduction
Lyrics: Psalms 114, 115
This setting for two girls' choirs with string accompaniment. (The organ reduction duplicates the string parts.) Written in Feb. 1744 for the girls of the Ospedaletto (orphanage) in Venice. It is hard to believe that in his day Porpora was considered Handel's closest rival in London.
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