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The Madrigal Reimagined | Resonus Classics RES10341

The Madrigal Reimagined

£13.88

Label: Resonus Classics

Cat No: RES10341

Barcode: 5060262793794

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Expected Release Date: 21st June 2024

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21st June 2024.

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About

The sixteenth-century madrigal, a deceptively simple, whimsical poetic form of no fixed structure, had an elusive quality that was to prove inspirational to generations of musicians; madrigal settings came to form the core of many composersí outputs and quickly evolved a musical identity independent of their poetic origins.

ĎThe Madrigal Reimaginedí opens a window on how musicians exploited the madrigalís charm, poignancy and flexibility, with settings ranging from intimate solos to grand operatic scenes; virtuoso diminutions, old and new, share the stage with touching, subtle dissonance in music by Rore, Bovicelli, Caccini, Monteverdi and others.

The Monteverdi String Band is joined by soprano Hannah Ely and lutenist Toby Carr under the direction of violinist Oliver Webber.

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