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Hosha'na Rabbah in Casale Monferrato, 1733: Musical Ceremony for 3 voices, strings, oboes, trumpets and basso continuo, by anonymous composers. Includes liturgical chants, orchestral overtures, interludes and the cantata-quasi-oratorio "Elyon, Melits Umastin" ("Dio, Clemenza e Rigore", libretto by S. H. Jarach). Live recording by the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) from a concert which took place in the Mozartsaal of the Wiener Konzerthaus in the framework of the Wiener Festwochen 1995, on June 6, 1995, with the assistance of the Austrian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Noah Greenberg Memorial Fund. Performers: Capella Savaria (artistic director: Pal Nemeth); Hungarian Chamber Choir (director: Matyas Ontal); Aris Christofellis, soprano; Luigi Petroni, tenor; Andrea Martin, baritone; Avner Itai, conductor. Musical arrangements, with realization of the basso continuo, by Israel Adler. Accompanied by Hebrew, English and German program notes, and Hebrew texts with English and German translations.