Monteverdi - Madrigals Vol.3: Venezia

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Monteverdi - Madrigals Vol.3: Venezia

Paul Agnew, Les Arts Florissants

£9.07

2017 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of one of the giants of western music: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643). In recent times, he has assumed his rightful place in the pantheon of great composers, best known now as the composer of the seminal opera L’Orfeo and of the Vespro della Beata Vergine. But at the heart of his output, and spread across the length of his career, are the nine books of madrigals, encompassing both late-Renaissance polyphony and early Baroque innovation. To coincide with the anniversary, Les Arts Florissants release the third and final ... read more

2017 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of one of the giants of western music: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643). In recent times, he has assumed his rightful place in... read more

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