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Mon 21 Aug, 2017:
In Schubert's Company: Works by Schubert, Akhunov, Desyatnikov & Tabakova

Violist Maxim Rysanov has here assembled an innovative collection of viola music around the works of Schubert, including modern interpretations by...

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Wed 07 Jun, 2017:
Gesualdo: Terzo Libro di Madrigale

Gesualdo’s Third Book of Madrigals (1595) marks a turning point, introducing the radical harmonies that would characterise his late work, while...

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Mon 18 Jul, 2016:
Monteverdi: Il pianto della Madonna

An unusual twist on Monteverdi, this is a collection of contrafacta, setting his madrigals to Latin texts for liturgical use. As well as Psalms and...

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Tue 19 Apr, 2016:
Monteverdi: Operatic Arias and Madrigals

This exciting issue includes various styles of madrigal, other songs and three excerpts from L’incoronazione di Poppea. There is also some...

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Wed 10 Feb, 2016:
Handel: Duetti e Terzetti italiani

Handel’s youthful sojourn in Italy was famously both a formative and fecund one. Among other gems from this period are a group of chamber duets and...

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Wed 01 Jul, 2015:
Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op 16; Rêverie et Caprice, Op 8; Intrata di Rob-Roy MacGregor (Rob Roy – Overture)

There’s more of a thematic link here than you might at first suspect, Harold en Italie drawing on two principal ideas from Intrata di Rob-Roy Mac...

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Fri 26 Jun, 2015:
Il Trionfo di Dori

The Triumph of Dori (though the booklet has “triumphs”) is a set of a cappella madrigals published in Venice in 1592 and commissioned by the...

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Mon 28 Jul, 2014:
Caccini: L'Euridice

Rinaldo Alessandrini and his period-instrument Concerto Italiano have recorded a great deal of early baroque opera before, but Caccini’s...

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Thu 13 Mar, 2014:
Uno + One: Italia Nostra – Music by Monteverdi, Castaldi, Rossi, Pesenti and Kapsberger

Drawing on their considerable performing experience, New York-based early music group Tenet have produced a well-rounded and impeccably performed...

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Thu 23 Jan, 2014:
Gesualdo: Responsoria (1611)

Perhaps as intimations of his own mortality crept upon him, Gesualdo, who is better known as the tortured composer of daringly discordant madrigals,...

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Fri 10 Jan, 2014:
Il Mantovano Hebreo: Italian madrigals, Hebrew prayers and instrumental music by Salomone Rossi

Salomone Rossi (1570-1630) of Mantua was one of the first published composers of secular madrigals, which he wrote in particular for the court of the...

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Mon 14 Oct, 2013:
Stanford: 25 Partsongs

Here’s an enterprising release that offers a different, pleasingly revealing perspective on Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924). Familiar as one...

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Mon 09 Sep, 2013:
Monteverdi: Heaven and Earth

Love in all its many pulse-quickening, heart-stopping guises is the focus for this Monteverdi programme from The King’s Consort. Originally recorded...

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Wed 07 Aug, 2013:
Byrd: Infelix ego – William Byrd Edition, Volume 13

Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall’s Musick bring their astonishing 13-volume survey of the Latin church music of William Byrd to a close with this...

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