2010 release. Padre Giovanni Battista Martini (1706-1784) was not only an outstanding historian who wrote a three-volume history of music he also taught important composers like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf and Johann Christian Bach and was himself a master composer; unfortunately, his works have not yet enjoyed the attention they deserve. This production features recordings of Martini's religious choir music as well as compositions written for organ and harpsichord. As such the CD offers a multi-layered insight into the compositional creativity of one of music history's important personalities. Ars Musici.