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Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

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Monteverdi: Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603

Monteverdi: Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603


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Monteverdi: Il quinto libro de madrigali, 1605

Monteverdi: Il quinto libro de madrigali, 1605


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Monteverdi: Lamento d'Arianna & Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Monteverdi: Lamento d'Arianna & Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda


Buonamente:

Sonata a tre violini

Farina:

Sonata detta La Desperata

Fontana, G B:

Sonata a tre violini

Marini, B:

Passacaglia à 4, Op. 22

Sonata sopra “La Monica”

Sonata con tre violini in eco

Monteverdi:

Lamento d'Arianna 'Lasciatemi morire'

Carolyn Watkinson (alto)

Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Patrizia Kwella (soprano), Nigel Rogers (tenor), David Thomas (bass)

Rossi, S:

Sopra l'Aria di Ruggiero


Jaap Ter Linden (cello), Henk Bouman (harpsichord), Hajo Bäß (violin), Karlheinz Steeb (viola), Jonathan Cable (violone), Hopkinson Smith (guitar)

Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel

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Canti Amorosi

Canti Amorosi


Caccini, G:

Perfidissimo Volto

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Belle rose porporine

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Udite amanti

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Amarilli mia bella

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Calestani:

Damigella tutta bella

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Gagliano:

Valli Profonde

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

India:

Cruda Amarilli

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Intenerite voi, lagrime mie

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Monteverdi:

Se vittorie sì belle

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord)

Non voglio amare per non penare (Book 9)

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord)

Vaga su spina ascosa

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord)

O mio bene

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord)

Zefiro torna

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord)

Mentre vaga Angioletta

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Christopher Keyte (bass), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord)

Peri, J:

O durezza di ferro (O hardness of steel and diamond)

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Tra le donne

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Bellissima Regina

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Rasi:

Indarno Febo

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Saracini:

I Io moro

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Deh, come invan chiedete

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Quest' amore, quest' arsura

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Giovinetta Vezzosetta

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Da Te Parto

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)

Turco:

Occhi Belli

Nigel Rogers (tenor), Colin Tilney (virginal/harpsichord), Anthony Bailes (chitarrone), Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pere Ros (violin)


The Monteverdi Choir, Jürgen Jürgens

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Dies Irae - The Essential Choral Collection

Dies Irae - The Essential Choral Collection


Bach, J S:

Magnificat in D major, BWV243: Magnificat anima mea Dominum

Magnificat in D major, BWV243: Magnificat anima mea Dominum

St Matthew Passion, BWV244: Ich will hier bei dir stehen

Beethoven:

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral': Ode to joy

Bizet:

Les voici, voici la quadrille (from Carmen)

Borodin:

Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (with chorus)

Elgar:

Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major, Op. 39 No. 1

Fauré:

Pavane, Op. 50

Requiem: Agnus Dei

Gounod:

St Cecilia Mass: Credo

Grieg:

In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt)

Handel:

Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV258 'Zadok the Priest'

Messiah: For unto us a child is born

Judas Maccabaeus: See, the conqu'ring hero comes!

Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus

Holst:

I Vow to Thee, My Country

Mascagni:

Inneggiamo, il Signor non è morto 'Easter Hymn' (from Cavalleria Rusticana)

Monteverdi:

Vespro della beata Vergine (1610): Domine ad adiuvandum a 6

Mozart:

Requiem in D minor, K626: Kyrie

O Isis und Osiris, welche Wonne! (from Die Zauberflöte)

Orff:

Carmina Burana: O Fortuna

Puccini:

Diecimila anni al nostro Imperatore! (from Turandot)

Humming Chorus (from Madama Butterfly)

Verdi:

Dies Irae (from Requiem)

Va, pensiero (from Nabucco)

Gloria all'Egitto (from Aida)

Spuntato ecco il di d'esultanza (from Don Carlo)

Anvil Chorus (from Il Trovatore)

Vivaldi:

Gloria in D major, RV589: Gloria in Excelsis (first movement)

Wagner:

Bridal Chorus 'Treulich geführt' (from Lohengrin)

Freudig begrussen wir 'Entrance of the Guests' (from Tannhauser)


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Italian Vocal Music

Italian Vocal Music


Archilei:

Dalle più alte sfere

Bernardi, S:

O dulcissima dilecta mia

Caccini, F:

O che nuovo stupor

Caccini, G:

Sfogava con le stelle

Filli, mirando il cielo

Al fonte, al prato

Carissimi:

Lamento della Maria Stuarda

Casa:

Beato me direi

Cavalieri:

Godi turba mortal

Frescobaldi:

Aria di Romanesca ‘Dunque dovro'

Sonetto spirituale: Maddalena alla Croce

Se l'aura spira spira tutta vezzosa

Gagliano:

Pastor levate su

Luzzaschi:

O primavera

Marini, B:

Con le stelle in ciel che mai

Invito all'allegrezza

Monteverdi:

Exulta, filia Sion

Laudate Dominum

Rasi:

Ahi, fuggitivo ben

Indarno Febo

Rossi, Luigi:

La gelosia


Catherine Bott, Philip Pickett (recorder), Pavlo Beznosiuk (violins), Frances Kelly (harp), David Roblou (harpsichord) and Nigel North (lute, theorbo and guitar).

Recorded: Forde Abbey, Somerset 1985

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Music For A While - Baroque Melodies

Music For A While - Baroque Melodies


Dowland:

In darkness let me dwell

Can she excuse my wrongs? (First Booke of Songes, 1597)

Weepe you no more, sad fountaines

What if I never speed?

Ferrari, Benedetto:

Amanti, io vi sò dire

Frescobaldi:

Se l'aura spira spira tutta vezzosa

Johnson, R:

Fantasia

Kapsberger:

La Capona

Arpeggiata

Monteverdi:

Ecco di dolci raggi

Quel sguardo sdegnosetto - Madrigali, Canzonette e Scherzi musicali (Book X)

Adagiati, Poppea - Oblivion soave (L'incoronazione di Poppea)

Purcell:

Saraband with Division, Z 654

Sweeter than Roses (from Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

Dear pretty youth (from The Indian Queen, Z630)

Music for a while, Z583

There's not a swain (from Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, Z587)

An Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun hath veiled his light', Z193

Romano, G:

Dovrè dunque morire

Storace, B:

Ciaccone

Strozzi:

L'Eraclito amoroso 'Udite amanti'


Anne Sofie Von Otter (Soprano), Jakob Lindberg (guitar & lute), Anders Ericson (theorbo) & Jory Vinikour (harpsichord & organ)

"Poised, precise and beautifully characterised singing " Gramophone on Sofie

GGramophone Magazine

Editor's Choice - May 2005

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Treasures of Baroque Opera

Treasures of Baroque Opera


Arne:

Rise, Glory, Rise (Rosamond)

The Soldier Tir'd of War's Alarms (Artaxerxes)

Cavalli:

Ardo, Sospiro E Piango (La Calisto)

Handel:

Rinaldo: March & Battle

Care selve (from Atalanta)

Tornami a vagheggiar (from Alcina)

Monteverdi:

Toccata (L'Orfeo)

Prologo: Ritornello...Dal mio Permesso amato (L'Orfeo)

Pergolesi:

Stizzoso, mio stizzoso (from La Serva Padrona)

Piccinni:

Furia Di Donna (La Buona Figliuola)

Purcell:

But Death, Alas! (Dido And Aeneas)

When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)

With Drooping Wings (from Dido and Aeneas)

Rameau:

Ah! Qu'on Daigne Du Moins...Puisque Pluton Est Inflexible (Hippolyte Et Aricie)

Le Temple de la Gloire: Overture

Soleil, On A Detruit Tes Superbes Asiles (Les Indes Galantes)


Penguin Guide

Rosette Winner

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Venetian Vespers

Venetian Vespers

Five Vespers of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin as it might have been celebrated in St. Marks in 1643


anon.:

Praeambulum

Banchieri:

Suonata prima

Dialogo secondo

Cavalli:

Lauda Jerusalem

Fasolo:

Intonazione

Finetti:

O Maria, quae rapis corda hominum

Gabrieli, G:

Intonazione

Grandi:

O intemerata

O quam tu pulchra es

Marini, B:

Sonata con tre violini in eco

Monteverdi:

Laudate Dominum

Laudate pueri

Laetatus sum

Deus qui mundum crimine iacentem

Rigatti:

Dixit Dominus

Nisi Dominus

Magnificat

Salve regina


GGramophone Awards 1993

Best of Category - Early Music

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Virtuoso Italian Vocal Music

Virtuoso Italian Vocal Music


Archilei:

Dalle più alte sfere

Bernardi, S:

O dulcissima dilecta mia

Caccini, F:

O che nuovo stupor

Caccini, G:

Sfogava con le stelle

Filli, mirando il cielo

Al fonte, al prato

Carissimi:

Lamento della Maria Stuarda

Cavalieri:

Godi turba mortal

Frescobaldi:

Aria di Romanesca ‘Dunque dovro'

Sonetto spirituale: Maddalena alla Croce

Se l'aura spira spira tutta vezzosa

Gagliano:

Pastor levate su

Luzzaschi:

O primavera

Marini, B:

Con le stelle in ciel che mai

Invito all'allegrezza

Monteverdi:

Exulta, filia Sion

Rasi:

Indarno Febo

Ahi, fuggitivo ben

Rore:

Beato mi direi

Rossi, Luigi:

La gelosia


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