Gaetano Veneziano (1665-1716): Iste confessor

Gaetano Veneziano was one of Provenzale’s students who rose to become one of the most sought after maestri in early 18th century Naples. His setting of Iste confessor is very typical of Neapolitan religious music of the time both in its configuration (two voices and four violins) and in its whirling and swirling structure. The…