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Sesto Libro Di Madrigali, 1611
Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe
In items such as Già pense the performers demonstrate an understanding that not all of these madrigals are morbid (fewer than half mention death), and they deck out the sound with warm chords... — More…
Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
This must have been an enthralling concert. It’s almost impossible to imagine Schubert’s Death and the Maiden in a string orchestral arrangement better played, with Kopatchinskaja a dynamic leader... — More…
Ensemble Mare Nostrum, Paolo Da Col
Those expecting the composer's trademark chromaticisms in his motets will be largely disappointed, but these more conservative pieces dispel the idea that Gesualdo's eccentricity was any mask... — More…
Motetti, Madrigali e Capricci
Jean-Marc Aymes (harpsichord) & Mara Galassi (harp)
the six-part vocal consort is virtuosic enough to adapt smoothly from the chill dissonances of Peccentem me quotidie to the hot, tumbling urgency of Ardita zanzaretta. — More…
CD5 + Book
Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Collegium Vocale Gent (chorus), Brigitte Balleys (soprano), Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Ilse Eerens (soprano), Bernarda Fink (alto), Maximilian Schmitt (tenor), Nathan Berg (bass), Christina Landshamer (soprano), Ewa Wolak (contralto), Magnus Staveland (tenor), Florian Boesch...
5 CDs + Book
Rolf Lislevand (vihuela), Vincent Bouchot (baritone), Frédéric Martin (lira da braccio), Helena Afonso, Cristina Miatello & Marinella Pennichi (sopranos), Sergio Vartolo (harpsichord), Philippe Canguilhelm, Elsa Franck & Alain Sobczak (shawms), Liuwe Tamminga (organ), Hannelore Devaere (harp),...